Having problems with your Panasonic Toughbook CF-27 Notebook ?

What does the 'dripping tap' icon on the F8 key mean?

\015 I have a cf-27 panasonic toughbook and I know its odd but it bugs me not knowing what the 'dripping tap' icon on the fn-F8 key actually does.please? Ive tried googling all over the place but to no avail. the manuals for the lappy are all very basic too.Any help on this non life threatening but seriously irritating problem (to me) will be well received.thanks peeps.Shadley - frustrated techie.\015

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If I remember rightly the key you are looking at is to do with battery/power use, you can set it to run full speed on bat or lower it to a trickle so the battery lasts longer.
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