Acer Aspire 5252 Function Key Combinations (Notebooks)

F2key during POST to access BIOS.
Fn + F3Switch Bluetooth and Wireless on/off.
Fn + F4Puts the notebook into Sleep mode.
Fn + F5Switch between notebook screen and external display.
Fn + F6Turns display screen backlight off to save power. Press any key to return.
Fn + F7Switch Touchpad on/off.
Fn + F8Switch built-in speaker on/off.
Fn + Up ArrowIncrease built-in  speaker volume.
Fn + Down ArrowDecrease built-in  speaker volume.
Fn + Right ArrowIncrease display brightness.
Fn + Left ArrowDecrease display brightness.
Fn + Home Play or pause a selected media file.
Fn + Pg UpStop playing the selected media file.
Fn + Pg DnReturn to the previous media file.
Fn + End Jump to the next media file.

Toshiba Satellite Pro R850 Function Key Combinations (Laptop)

F2 key when the Toshiba Leading Innovation >>> screen appears - the BIOS setup program will load.
Fn + EscSwitch built-in speaker on/off.
Fn + F1Puts laptop into "Lock computer mode".  To restore your desktop, you will need to log back in.
Fn + F2Switch between power settings.
Fn + F3Puts the laptop into sleep mode.
Fn + F4Puts the laptop into Hibernation mode.
Fn + F5Switch between laptop screen and external display.
Fn + F6Decrease display brightness.
Fn + F7Increase display brightness.
Fn + F8Switch Wireless devices on/off.
Fn + F9 Switch Touchpad on/off.
Fn + F12Switch scroll lock on/off.
Fn + Tab Ejects the disc tray.
Fn + Space Switch between the display resolution.
Fn + 1 Switch the zooming utility to zoom out.
Fn + 2 Switch the zooming utility to zoom in.
Fn + 3Decrease built-in speaker volume.
Fn + 4Increase built-in speaker volume.

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Acer Aspire Aspire 5942/5942G Function Key Combinations (Notebooks)


F2 key during POST to access BIOS
F12 Boot Menu.  The boot menu must be enabled in the BIOS before it can be used.
Fn + F2Displays system information.
Fn + F3Switches Bluetooth on/off.
Fn + F4Puts the notebook into Sleep mode.
Fn + F5Switch between notebook screen and external display.
Fn + F6Turns display screen backlight off to save power. Press any key to return.
Fn + F8Switch built-in speaker on/off.
Fn + F9Switch keyboard backlight on/off.
Fn + Up ArrowIncrease built-in speaker volume.
Fn + Down ArrowDecrease built-in speaker volume.
Fn + Right ArrowIncrease display brightness.
Fn + Left ArrowDecrease display brightness.
Fn + F11Switch Num Lock on/off.
Fn + F12Switch Scroll Lock on/off.

Left of the keyboard are 3 buttons

Backup key Launches Acer Backup Management for three-step data backup.
Bluetooth       
communication
button/indicator

Switches Bluetooth on/off.
Wireless LAN      communication
button/indicator
Switches wireless on/off.


Above the keyboard on the right hand side there is button

Acer PowerSmart  Puts your computer into power-saving mode.


To the right of the keyboard there is a set of media controls called the Acer CineDash.

Acer CineDash
2.0 media
console
Volume wheel and media controls.


Bottom right of the display there are 2 buttons

Acer CineBoost Color Engine Switches Acer CineBoost Color Engine on/off.
Screen blank Turns the display screen backlight off.

Bottom right of the notebook there is a button

Touchpad keySwitches Touchpad on/off.

Toshiba Satellite L630 Function Key Combinations (Laptop)

Fn + Esc Switch built-in speaker on/off.
Fn + F1Instantly password secures the laptop.  To unlock, press a key and then enter the windows username and password.
Fn + F2Switch between power plans.
Fn + F3Puts the laptop into sleep mode.
Fn + F4Puts the laptop into Hibernation mode.
Fn + F5Switch between laptop screen and external display.
Fn + F8Switch Wireless and Bluetooth on/off.
Fn + F9Switch Touchpad on/off.
Fn + F10Switch cursor control overlay on/off.
Fn + F11Switch numeric overlay on/off.
Fn + F12Switch scroll lock on/off.
Fn + SpaceCharges the display resolution.
Fn + 1Switch the zooming utility to zoom out.
Fn + 2Switch the zooming utility to zoom in.
Fn + 3Decrease built-in speaker volume.
Fn + 4Increase built-in speaker volume.

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Toshiba Satellite Pro 4600 Function Key Combinations (Laptop)

Fn + F1Locks keyboard and blanks display activating instant security.  To get back into the laptop enter password.  If no password is set, press Enter or F1.
Fn + F2Switch between battery save modes.
Fn + F3Switch between power up modes.
Fn + F4Switches the Alarm volume modes which are off, low, medium or high.
Fn + F5Switch between laptop screen and external display.

Wireless Switch - The wireless switch is located at the left hand side of the laptop.

Acer Aspire 9800/9810 Function Key Combinations (Notebooks)

F2 key during POST to access BIOS.
Fn + F1Displays help on hotkeys.
Fn + F2Launches Acer eSettings in Acer Empowering Technology.
Fn + F3Launches the Acer ePower Management in Acer Empowering Technology.
Fn + F4Puts the notebook in Sleep mode.
Fn + F5Switch between notebook screen and external display.
Fn + F6Turns display screen backlight off to save power. Press any key to return.
Fn + F7Switch Touchpad on/off.
Fn + F8Switch built-in speaker on/off.
Fn + F11 Switch Num Lock on/off.
Fn + F12 Switch Scroll Lock on/off.
Fn + Up ArrowIncrease speaker volume.
Fn + Down ArrowDecrease speaker volume.
Fn + Right ArrowIncrease display brightness.
Fn + Left ArrowDecrease display brightness.

Garmin Forerunner 305 will not turn on after charging.

My Garmin Forerunner 305 running watch was not turning on after charging.   This instructions should reboot the watch and turn it back on.

1.  Press the mode button and then the lap button.  Hold these buttons for at least 10 seconds before depressing the buttons.

2.  Press the On button.


These instructions are good to remember as you might need to do this before a race.