Special keys Lock keys

The keyboard features full-size keys with an embedded keypad, separate cursor control keys, two Windows keys, and twelve function keys (hot keys).



Lock Key


Caps Lock

When Caps Lock is on, all alphabetic characters are typed in uppercase. Toggle on and off by pressing the Caps Lock key on the left side of the keyboard.

Num lock

When Num Lock is on, the embedded numeric keyboard can be used. Toggle on and off by pressing the Fn+0keys simultaneously.

Scroll lock

When Scroll Lock is on, the screen toggles up or down one line at a time when the up and down cursor control keys are pressed. Note: Scroll Lock doesn't work in all applications. Toggle on and off by pressing the Fn +g keys simultaneously.

Embedded Keypad

The embedded keypad functions like a desktop numeric keypad. It is indicated by small blue numbers and on the applicable keys.

To use the the embedded numeric keys, toggle the Num Lock on by pressing the Fn + t keys simultaneously. With the embedded keypad turned on, the following actions are possible:

Desired Access

Num Lock On

Num Lock On

Number keys on embedded keypad

Type numbers using embedded keypad in the normal way.

Cursor-control keys on embedded keypad

Hold down the J key while using the cursor keys on the embedded keypad.

Hold Fn key while using cursor-control keys.

Main keyboard keys

Hold down the Fn key while typing letters using the embedded keypad keys. Simultaneously press the J key for for capital letters.

Type letters in the normal way.

Windows Keys

The keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions.



Windows logo key

Pressed alone, this key has the same effect as clicking on the Windows Start button; it launches the Start menu. It can also be used with other keys to provide a variety of functions: + Tab (Activates the next Taskbar button) + E (Opens the My Computer window) + F1 (opens Help and Support) + F (opens the Find: All Files dialog box) + M (minimizes all windows)

J + Windows logo key + M (undoes the minimize all windows action) + R (opens the Run dialog box)

Application key

This key has the same effect as clicking the right mouse button; it opens the application's context menu.


Using the Fn key with another key creates a hot key, providing a quick and convenient method for controlling various functions.

To use a hot key, first hold down the Fn key. Next, press the second key in combination. Finally, release both keys.

Hot Key


Fn + L

Decreases the display panel brightness.

Fn + 0

Increases the display panel brightness.

Fn + 0

Toggles the display setting between (1) the computer's LCD panel, (2) an external display device connected to the external display port, and (3) simultaneous display on the computer's LCD panle and an external display device.

Fn + 0

Toggles Num Lock on and off. (Please see "Special keys".)

Fn + 0

Toggles the keyboard's Scroll Lock on and off. (Please see "Special keys".)


Toggle the sound on and off. (Mute.)

Fn +{

Increases the sound volume. (Doesn't work for an external keyboard.)

Fn +}

Decreases the sound volume. (Doesn't work for an external keyboard.)

NOTE: When activating hotkeys, press and hold the Fn key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination.

Euro key

Your computer supports the new Euro currency character. First, hold down the Alt Gr key, and then press the Euro key.

Keyboard Ergonomics

The wide palm rest area provides a comfortable platform for your hands when typing on the keyboard. The ergonomic design enables you to adopt a relaxed, yet very efficient, typing style.

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