Alienware M17x Function Key Combinations and Touch Controls (Laptops)

F2 Key while the laptop is booting, immediately before the operating system logo appears to access the BIOS.
Fn + F1Puts the laptop into suspend mode.  The display and selected devices will switch off for less energy consumption.
Fn + F2Switch between the Battery Status Meter, Battery Charge Disable feature, and Battery Charge Enable feature.
Fn + F3Switch the built-in speaker on/off.
Fn + F4Increase display brightness.
Fn + F5Decrease display brightness.
Fn + F6Switch between laptop screen and external display.
Fn + F7Switch between integrated and discrete graphics options
Fn + F9Switch webcam on/off.
Fn + F10Switch on/off Microsoft Mobility Center on/off.
Fn + F11Switch AlienFx Illumination on/off.  AlienFX is a lighting control application  that lets you change the color of the lights on the laptop,  The Alienware logo, keyboard and touchpad can be configured with an array of colours and transition effects.
Fn + F12Switch touchpad on/off.

There are nine touch controls located near the top of the keyboard. To activate, touch the desired control. The control will illuminate briefly to confirm the selection.

Eject Rewind/Play previous track.
Play/Pause.
Fast Forward/Play next track.
Decrease volume.
Increase volume.
Wireless Control - Switch wireless communications on/off.
Alienware Command Center
Stealth Mode - Switch computer to low power stat.

Alienware M11x Function Key Combinations (Laptops)

F2 Key while the laptop is booting, immediately before the operating system logo appears to access the BIOS.
Fn + F1Switch between laptop screen and external display.
Fn + F2Switch between the Battery Status Meter, Battery Charge Disable feature, and Battery Charge Enable feature.
Fn + F3Switch wireless on/off.
Fn + F4Increase display brightness.
Fn + F5Decrease display brightness.
Fn + F6Switch between integrated and discrete graphics options.
Fn + F7Switch the built-in speaker on/off.
Fn + F8Decrease  built-in speaker volume.
Fn + F9Increase  built-in speaker volume.
Fn + F10Rewind or Play previous track.
Fn + F11Play or Pause.
Fn + F12Fast Forward or Play next track.
Fn + PauseLaunch Alienware Command Center.

Fn + Prt Scrn
Switch AlienFx Illumination on/off.  AlienFX is a lighting control application that lets you change the color of the lights on the laptop,  The Alienware logo, keyboard and touchpad can be configured with an array of colours and transition effects.

Alienware M18x Function Key Combinations and Media Control Keys (Laptop)

F2 Key while the laptop is booting, immediately before the operating system logo appears to access the BIOS.
Fn + F1Puts the laptop into suspend mode.  The display and selected devices will switch off for less energy consumption.
Fn + F2Displays the Battery Status Meter.
Fn + F3Switch the built-in speaker on/off.
Fn + F4Increase display brightness.
Fn + F5Decrease display brightness.
Fn + F6Switch between laptop screen and external display.
Fn + F7Switch between integrated and discrete graphics options.
Fn + F8Switch between HDMI input source.
Fn + F9Switch Webcam on/off.
Fn + F10Switch on/off Microsoft Mobility Center on/off.

Fn + F11
Switch AlienFx Illumination on/off.  AlienFX is a lighting control application that lets you change the colour of the lights on the laptop.  The Alienware logo, keyboard and touchpad can be configured with an array of colours and transition effects.
Fn + F12Switch touchpad on/off.


The media control keys are located at the top-right side of the keyboard. There are nine of these keys and they do the following:-

1.  Decrease built-in speaker volume.
2.  Increase built-in speaker volume.
3.  Switch the built-in speaker on/off.
4.  Rewind or Play previous track.
5.  Play or Pause.
6.  Fast Forward or Play next track.
7.  Eject.
8.  Switch wireless on/off.
9.  Launch Alienware Command Center.

Ergo Vista 631 Function Key Combinations (Notebooks)


Fn + F1Put the notebook into sleep mode.
Fn + F2Switch Wireless devices on/off.   
Fn + F5Increase display brightness.
Fn + F6Decrease display brightness.   
Fn + F10Switch built-in speaker on/off.
Fn + F11Decrease built-in speaker volume.
Fn + F12Increase built-in speaker volume.
Fn + InsSwitch Num Lock on/off.
Fn + DelSwitch Scroll Lock on/off.

There are also two buttons on the laptop. One switching on the wireless and the other for the touchpad.

Lenovo B560 Function Key Combinations (Notebooks)

F2 Key when Lenovo logo comes up, to enter the BIOS
Fn + F1Put the notebook into sleep mode.  To wake the notebook, press any key or the power button.
Fn + F2Turn on/off the backlight of the LCD screen.
Fn + F3Switch between notebook screen and external display.
Fn + F4Open the interface for display resolution settings.
Fn + F5Switch Wireless devices on/off.
Fn + F8Switch touchpad on/off.
Fn + F9Start/Pause playback of Windows Media Player.
Fn + F10Stop playback of Windows Media Player.
Fn + F11Skip to the previous track.
Fn + F12Skip to the next track.
Fn + Delete Switch scroll lock on/off.
Fn + PrtSc Activate the system request.
Fn + PauseActivate the break function.
Fn + Up ArrowIncrease display brightness.
Fn + Down ArrowDecrease display brightness.
Fn + Right ArrowIncrease built-in speaker volume.
Fn + Left ArrowDecrease built-in speaker volume.

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Lenovo G770 Function Key Combinations (Notebook)

F2 Key when Lenovo logo comes up, to enter the BIOS
Fn + Esc Switch Webcam on/off.
Fn + F1Puts the notebook into sleep mode.
Fn + F2Turn on/off the backlight of the LCD screen.
Fn + F3Switch between notebook screen and external display.
Fn + F4Open the interface for display resolution settings.
Fn + F5Switch Wireless devices on/off.  There is also a integrated
wireless device switch (on select models) on the front right of the notebook.
Fn + F6Switch touchpad on/off.
Fn + F9Start/Pause playback of Windows Media Player.
Fn + F10Stop playback of Windows Media Player.
Fn + F11Skip to the previous track.
Fn + F12Skip to the next track.
Fn + PrtScActivate the system request.
Fn + Insert Switch scroll lock on/off.
Fn + Home Activate the pause function.
Fn + EndActivate the break function.
Fn + ↑Increase display brightness.
Fn + ↓Decrease display brightness.
Fn + →Increase built-in speaker volume.
Fn + ←Decrease built-in speaker volume.

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Lenovo ThinkPad T500 and W500 Function Key combinations (Notebook)

F1 When the ThinkPad logo comes up, immediately press F1 to enter the BIOS.
Fn + F2Lock your notebook.
Fn + F3Select a power plan that has been created by Power Manager, or adjust the power level by using the slider control.  Power Manager, allows power settings to be adjusted to give the best balance between performance and power saving.
Fn + F4Put the notebook into sleep mode.
Fn + F5Switch wireless devices on/off.
Fn + F7Switch between notebook screen and external display.
Fn + F8Change the settings of the UltraNav pointing device.
Fn + HomeIncrease display brightness.
Fn + EndDecrease display brightness.
Fn + SpaceEnable the FullScreen Magnifier function.
Fn + PrtSc Has the same function as the SysRq key.
Fn + ScrLkSwitch scroll lock on/off.
Fn + PauseHas the same function as the Break key.

Fn + PgUp
Switch ThinkLight(on selected models) on/off.  The ThinkLight is a little LED light integrated into the notebook. It helps users work in low light conditions.

Lenovo V470/V570/B470/B570 Function Key Combinations (Notebook)

F2 Key when Lenovo logo comes up, to enter the BIOS
Fn + EscSwitch Webcam on/off.
Fn + F1Puts the notebook into sleep mode.
Fn + F2Turn on/off the backlight of the LCD screen.
Fn + F3Switch between notebook screen and external display.
Fn + F4Open the interface for display resolution settings.
Fn + F5Switch Wireless devices on/off.
Fn + F6Switch touchpad on/off.
Fn + F8(V470/B470)Switch Num Lock on/off.
Fn + F9Start/Pause playback of Windows Media Player.
Fn + F10Stop playback of Windows Media Player.
Fn + F11Skip to the previous track.
Fn + F12Skip to the next track.
Fn + Insert (V570/B570)
Fn + PgUp (V470/B470)
Switch Scroll Lock on/off.
Fn + PrtScActivate the system request.
Fn + HomeActivate the pause function.
Fn + EndActivate the break function.
Fn + PgDn Activate the insert function.
Fn + Up ArrowIncrease display brightness.
Fn + Down ArrowDecrease display brightness.
Fn + Right ArrowIncrease built-in speaker volume.
Fn + Left ArrowDecrease built-in speaker volume.

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How to print a configure page on a HP Laserjet P1100 printer

1. Open the printer driver, and then click the Properties or Preferences button.
2. Click the Services tab, and then, in the Print Information Pages and click the Config Page.
3. Click the Print button.

On wireless models, you can print the configuration page from the product control panel. At the control panel, press and hold the cancel button until the ready light starts blinking, and then release the button.

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How to do a Factory Reset on a HP Color LaserJet 2605, 2605dn, 2605dtn Printer

1. Press left or right arrow to select Service, and then press Select(button with tick).
2. Press left or the right arrow button to select Restore defaults, and then press Select.

The printer will restart automatically.

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How to print a configure page on a HP Color LaserJet 2605/2605dn/2605dtn

To print from the printers control panel.

1.  Press left or right arrow to select the Reports menu
2.  Press Select (button with tick)
3.  Press left or right to select Config report.
4.  Press Select to print the Configuration Report page.

You can also print a configure page from the HP ToolboxFX.

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Clevo X8100 Function Key Combinations (Notebook)


F2Key on boot up to enter BIOS.
Fn + ~Play/Pause in Audio/Video programs.
Fn + F1Switch touchpad on/off.
Fn + F2Turns the display backlight on/off.  Press any key or the touchpad to return.
Fn + F3Switch built-in speaker on/off.
Fn + F4Puts the notebook into sleep mode.
Fn + F5Decrease built-in speaker volume.
Fn + F6Increase built-in speaker volume.
Fn + F7Switch between notebook screen and external display.
Fn + F8Decrease display brightness.
Fn + F9Increase display brightness.
Fn + F10Switch internal webcam on/off.
Fn + F11Switch wireless on/off.
Fn + F12Switch Bluetooth on/off.
Fn + NumLkSwitch Num Lock on/off.
Fn + ScrLkSwitch Scroll Lock on/off.
Fn + 5Switch between Stereo and 5.1 Surround Sound Modes.

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Toshiba Satellite C640/C665 Function Key Combinations (Laptop)

Fn + Esc Switch built-in speaker on/off.
Fn + F1Blanks the display and activates instant security.   The user login screen appear and a user will need to log back in to gain access to the laptop.
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 + F6Decrease display brightness.
Fn + F7Increase display brightness.
Fn + F8Switch wireless 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.

The Toshiba Hardware Setup is run from windows and is used for configuring the laptop.

To run the Toshiba Hardware Setup, click Start, All programs, Toshiba, Utilities and then HWSetup, or click the Toshiba Hardware Setup icon in the Optimize tab of Toshiba Assist.

The Hardware Setup tabs are Boot Priority, Display, General, Keyboard, LAN, Password, SATA and USB .

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