Function keys not working on Dell Vostro running windows 7

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DMROSEN - Nov 30, 2014 at 03:43 PM
xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - Dec 1, 2014 at 12:12 PM
I upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7 this summer. I now need to use a secondary monitor that I use for some additional work I do this time of year. The function key (FN + F8) worked before the upgrade to switch between the laptop screen and the secondary monitor, but now I can't get it to work. It appears that none of the function keys are working. I tried to go to the screen resolution screen to detect the secondary display, but it won't even do that.

Any suggestions
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xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,825
Dec 1, 2014 at 12:12 PM
You need to go to www.dell.com and download the Win 7 device drivers for your laptop. The Function key programming is not done by Windows code.

Good luck
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