Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad R31 2656 Notebook ?
Blue function keys
\015 The blue function keys of the refurbished IBM\015\012ThinkPad R31 2656 PC Notebook I purchased about 18 months ago don't\015\012work.\302\240 In fact vI don't think they have ever worked since\015\012purchasing, but bI only became awar of the problem when I tried to\015\012connect a LCD flat-screen monitor to the machine and toggle the\015\012ThinkPad screen to go blank.\015\012\015\012Is their a function key lock button somewhere like the and keys?\015\012\015\012Any assistance would be appreciated.\015\012\015
Theres no function key lock, just the blue Fn button on the lower left corner of the keyboard.\015\012\015\012
If you cant get any of the function keys to work and the keyboard just thinks that you are pressing the standard button without pressing Fn, then this could be a fault with the contacts in the Fn key.\015\012\015\012
You might want to try\015\012\015\012
To help you troubleshoot your keyboard. I think you need to get a diagnostic utility running to be sure the key is faulty.\015\012\015\012
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