Standard laptop keyboard often does not have block numbers. Many of the functions of a full keyboard is executed by using combinations of function keys, called "hot". To enable or disable this technology, there is a special Fn button.
The combination of some keys with the Fn button are different depending on the brand of laptop but the most common are:- Fn+F1 to open help;- Fn+F2 to send a document to print;- Fn+F3 to launch the browser;- Fn+F4 to enable or disable the touchpad;- Fn+F5 - to sleep;- Fn+F6 - keypad lock;- Fn+F7 - reduce screen brightness - Fn+F8 to increase screen brightness;- Fn+F9 - mute sound;- Fn+F11 - decrease volume;- Fn+F12 to increase volume.
Uses "hot keys", and desktop computers. Note you can assign custom hotkeys to shortcuts located on the main system menu, or desktop icons. To do this, call the context menu for the selected label by clicking the right mouse button and select "Properties". Use the Shortcut tab of the resulting window and select "shortcuts". Press desired functional key and save the changes. Typically, this use of Ctrl, Shift, and any letter or Ctrl, Alt and any letter.
Use most of the famous keyboard shortcuts desktop PC:- Ctrl+Esc+Win to call the main menu "start"; Ctrl+Shift+Esc to launch the utility "task Manager";- Win+E to launch the application "Windows Explorer";- Win+R to invoke the Run dialog;- Win+M - to minimize all open Windows on your desktop.
Advice 2: How to set hotkeys
Hot keys in Windows operating systems are referred to as specific combinations of keys on the keyboard that allows you to run programs, use different functions or to enable certain modes of operation of the system.
To create shortcuts of running a certain program, look for its shortcut on the desktop or in the start menu.
If a program shortcut is missing, navigate to the directory of its location. Typically, programs are installed on the local C drive in the Program Files folder.
In the open directory locate the main executable file of the program (with the extension ".exe") and click the right mouse button one time. In the context menu, hover the mouse cursor on the line "Send" and in the list select "desktop (create shortcut)".
Right-click on the shortcut, run the program and select the line "Properties". Opens a dialog box containing information about the program and basic settings of the shortcut.
In the opened window, activate the tab "Shortcut". In the third block of the configuration window click on the word "No" opposite to "Quick call" to move the text cursor.
Click the alphabetic or numeric key on the keyboard that you want to add to the combination "Ctrl + Alt" for quick access to the program. After selecting the desired shortcut, click "Apply" and then "OK".
Press the key combination "Ctrl + Alt + X" (where "X" is the previously selected letter or number) and make sure that the program runs normally.
For controlling various operating system functions through hot keys open the Windows Explorer window.Open the advanced menu by pressing "Alt" on the keyboard. This menu includes basic operations on files and folders, manage connections, settings, properties window, etc.
Text strings of the names of the menu items contain underlined characters that are used for quick access. Press the underlined letter or digit to access a particular menu item and run an action.
Access the hot keys by pressing the Alt there is also many programs, such as Paint, Calculator, components, software package Microsoft Office different versions, etc.
In all versions of the Windows operating system there are standard keyboard shortcuts that provide quick access to frequently used options. For example, the combination "Ctrl + C" copies the selected file, the text element of a document to the clipboard, and the combination "Ctrl + V" pastes copied into the open folder or the selected part of the document. Full list of hot keys used in Windows by default, you can view the help file for your operating system.
Advice 3: How to enable touchpad on laptop
Touchpad (touchpad) is a special sensory area located in the lower part of the laptop keyboard and buttons to move the cursor around the screen and perform various actions. To turn the touchpad on the laptop need to install the appropriate driver and remove the lock on your keyboard.
Please note that the touchpad on the laptop is usually an independent device and requires installing the appropriate drivers and programs to work successfully. So before you enable the touchpad on a laptop, read the instructions to the computer, describing the peculiarities of working with him, and put in the drive the boot disk of the set.
Install the drivers from the boot disk or download them online, by searching for the model name of your laptop. You can install as a common package of drivers, and find individual, designed specifically for the touchpad. In this case, to enable the touchpad, you will need special software, usually included in the installation archive. Upon completion of the installation process in the system tray you should see a services icon. Click on it and open the service configuration. With the help of them you can disable or enable touchpad, and you can assign hotkeys for this.
Try to enable the touchpad on a laptop using a preset key combination on the keyboard. To do this, hold the Fn button (usually located at the bottom of the keyboard) and one of the function keys (F1 through F12). Note the buttons and find the one that shows the icon of the touchpad. Most often it is F6 or F7. Pressing this combination you will be able to disable the touchpad.
Follow a few additional steps if after installing the drivers, touchpad is still not working and does not respond to pressing special key combinations. Click "start" and open "control Panel". Select the menu item "Mouse" and check the current settings of the touchpad. Here you may find a button to activate it or deactivate for you to press. Also, in some models of laptops use a touchpad through the system BIOS menu, available by pressing Del key immediately after booting the computer. Here at the tab Internal Pointing Device you need to set "Enabled" to enable the touchpad. Save the settings and restart the computer.