Windows 10: My volume and brightness keys have switched with fn?

Discus and support My volume and brightness keys have switched with fn? in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; I have an HP notebook running the latest windows 10. My volume/brightness keys used to work fine but now they have switched with the fn keys. I went... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by Greenflowers424, Feb 23, 2021.

  1. My volume and brightness keys have switched with fn?


    I have an HP notebook running the latest windows 10. My volume/brightness keys used to work fine but now they have switched with the fn keys. I went into BIOS and turned off action keys, but that didn't do anything. I do not have a fn lock key on my keyboard, and I've tried holding down every key imaginable to untoggle this. When I go into device manager, I cannot find the fn keys. All the fn keys work fine though. Please help?

    :)
     
    Greenflowers424, Feb 23, 2021
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  2. dalchina Win User

    Changing brightness is no longer smooth with function keys on 1903

    Hi, There's a the slider for brightness at the bottom of the Action Centre (build 1903).

    If you'd be prepared to consider an alternative... how about smooth control of brightness using your scroll wheel?
    Press a key, plus scroll, and adjust your brightness.

    The key and the steps are your choice.

    Oh, and it can adjust volume similarly.

    Works nicely on my Lenovo Thinkpad, where the Fn key steps for brightness are a bit harsh.

    Volumouse (free):
    Volumouse - control the sound volume with a wheel mouse
     
    dalchina, Feb 23, 2021
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  3. Brightness and Fn keys

    Greetings,

    On a previous computer, if I wanted to decrease brightness, I would press the F7 key. If I wanted to search, I would press Fn+F3. On my present computer, I have to use Fn+F7 to decrease brightness, and F3 alone searches. How do I reverse the Fn key requirement
    to not needing it for changing brightness, sound, etc?
     
    zkidmicrosoft, Feb 23, 2021
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  4. BillGates Win User

    My volume and brightness keys have switched with fn?

    Problem with FN key


    i have an HP and the option is in the BIOS ..
    ie. i use FN + F6/F7/F8 for volume control..
    - if i don't enable it in the BIOS.. i don't have to include FN combination..

    id search in the BIOS.
     
    BillGates, Feb 23, 2021
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