Windows 10: My function keys haven't been working for a while now. How can I fix them?

Discus and support My function keys haven't been working for a while now. How can I fix them? in Windows 10 Gaming to solve the problem; They used to work perfectly fine but a few months ago they just stopped working aside from one function altogether. My function keys are NOT locked,... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Gaming' started by Ari Don, May 15, 2024.

  1. Ari Don Win User

    My function keys haven't been working for a while now. How can I fix them?


    They used to work perfectly fine but a few months ago they just stopped working aside from one function altogether. My function keys are NOT locked, the function key itself just doesn't work or something I assume?I've gone into UEFI Firmware Settings and changed the function lock options, but when I check off the other option, all it does is makes the keys STRICTLY function keys or STRICTLY the presented keys. For example, if I adjusted the settings to make function keys the primary function, if I clicked F11, my screen would zoom in as it should, however, even while/after clicking fn + F11/

    :)
     
    Ari Don, May 15, 2024
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    Doesn't list it for the 1215N *Frown My function keys haven't been working for a while now. How can I fix them? :(

    Funny part all the keys work out of the box with Linux Mint, go figure.

    Tried the one on softpedia, doesn't seem to work.

    Any other model that I can take it from?
     
    speedy11131, May 15, 2024
    #2
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    Hi Steven,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I suggest you to follow the steps below and check if it helps:

    • Single Click on the file.
    • Tap F2 ( Function Key).
    • Then type the name and enter.
    Hope this answers your query and do let us know if you need further assistance. We will be glad to assist.
     
    Andria Maria Mendez, May 15, 2024
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  4. My function keys haven't been working for a while now. How can I fix them?

    Function Key Not Working

    Hi Kyle,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community and being part of Windows 10.

    I understand the inconvenience you are facing in accessing the F key on your device. We will help you with this issue.

    Do let us know the following to assist you better with this issue:

    • What is the make and model of your device?
    • Form when are you facing this issue and have you made any changes to the operating system prior to this issue?
    • What are the troubleshooting steps have you performed?

    If you are using external keyboard, I suggest you to connect the keyboard to different port and to different computer and check if it is working fine.

    This will help us to know if the issue is with port/ computer the keyboard is connected to or the keyboard it self.

    If you are using laptop keyboard, try the below and check if it helps.

    Step 1: I suggest you to run Hardware and Devices troubleshooter it
    checks for common problems and makes sure that any new device or hardware connected to your PC is installed correctly.

    • Press Windows key from the keyboard, type
      Troubleshooting and select it.
    • Click on view all option on the upper left corner of
      Troubleshooting window.
    • Select the Hardware and Device options from the list.
    • Click Next to run the Hardware and Device
      Troubleshooter.

    Step 2: Update the keyboard drivers.

    • Press Windows key + X key when you are at desktop.
    • Select Device Manager.
    • Expand Keyboard.
    • Right click on the Keyboard driver
      and click on Update driver software
    • Restart the computer.

    Hope it helps. Try the above and het back to us with an updated status of this issue for further assistance.
     
    Deepika Gowda, May 15, 2024
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