sound up and down buttons [and others]f1-12 not working

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sound up and down buttons [and others]f1-12 not working

Post by big-all » Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:08 pm

had it once before and sorted it but forgot how
when i press volume up or down the screen jumps up and down rapidly any ideas toshiba laptop

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Re: sound up and down buttons [and others]f1-12 not working

Post by dewaltdisney » Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:54 pm

Restart? You might need to reset the keyboard to default settings. Right click, Device Manager then Keyboard - search for updates? Dunno if this will help?


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Re: sound up and down buttons [and others]f1-12 not working

Post by big-all » Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:48 pm

cheers dwd i tried a reset but probably bu66ered that up will try again thanks :thumbright: :thumbright:
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Re: sound up and down buttons [and others]f1-12 not working

Post by big-all » Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:25 am

ok thanks that didnt work :lol: :scratch:
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Re: sound up and down buttons [and others]f1-12 not working

Post by Rorschach » Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:14 am

What version of windows? if its 10 then updates regularly bugger up the drivers.
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Re: sound up and down buttons [and others]f1-12 not working

Post by etaf » Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:44 am

is this a laptop ?
do you have a FN key, sometimes rather than F1 you have to use the FN key as well to get the function
make and model of the machine
and operating system Windows 7,8,10 or if apple OSX version
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Re: sound up and down buttons [and others]f1-12 not working

Post by big-all » Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:48 am

its quite an old laptop toshiba [6 years]has satellite and a sticker with what looks like intel core 13
windows 8 updated to 10 set up to look as much like windows xp as possible
firefox and duck duck if that makes any difference :dunno:
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Re: sound up and down buttons [and others]f1-12 not working

Post by Dave54 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:58 am

Try a clean install of 10 BA.
I had endless trouble with an updated version of 7.
So I read what BillyGoat said about it ages ago, downloaded the Win 10 installation files from MS, and it's been great since.
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Re: sound up and down buttons [and others]f1-12 not working

Post by Bob225 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:23 am

Do you have a spare keyboard you can plug in ? if so try it

I would start off by physically cleaning it (with air or a paint brush)

As it the top row either the ribbon cable has come loose or its broke

What is the full model number ?
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Re: sound up and down buttons [and others]f1-12 not working

Post by big-all » Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:30 pm

right cleaned with a paint brush turned upside
posted with a separate key board the same as the main keyboard :dunno:
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Re: sound up and down buttons [and others]f1-12 not working

Post by Rorschach » Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:35 pm

deffo sounds like a driver issue if another keyboard is the same, or a change in settings.
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Post by big-all » Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:51 pm

i can still alter sound with the mouse and speaker symbol so no big deal if its unfixable :dunno:
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Re: sound up and down buttons [and others]f1-12 not working

Post by Bob225 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:41 pm

Is the FN Key stuck ?

https://www.keyboardtester.com/ hold the FN and press the F Keys and see if it works you may of turned on the Fn lock (changes the default of the Fn button) by accident
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Re: sound up and down buttons [and others]f1-12 not working

Post by big-all » Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:34 pm

seems to press about 1mm like the others
another thing i have noticed is if i try to insert say a letter in a word i will move the cursor and when left click sometimes the whole word highlights click again and the whole sentence click again back to one word and maybe several attempts before it just places the cursor mark in the correct place :dunno: :dunno:
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Re: sound up and down buttons [and others]f1-12 not working

Post by etaf » Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:55 pm

sounds like a key sticking
bring up the onscreen keyboard and test that way
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