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I have HP ProBook 4530s which was working as expected i.e. Ctrl keys and Fn Keys were working correctly. Now somehow these two keys are swapped and I want to restore them so that Ctrl Key work as Ctrl key. Please note that I am running Windows 7 on this machine. Any ideas? Thanks

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Check the bios settings - it is often an option so that people can configure them like Thinkpads. Even though it is infuriating on a Thinkpad in the first place. – Paul Nov 22 '11 at 12:53
I have checked the BIOS settings but I couldn't find anything under system configuration related to function key as suggested on different forums – Jawwad Alam Nov 22 '11 at 14:23
up vote 1 down vote accepted

Finally I was able to fix the issue following the steps mentioned below:

  1. Turned off the machine
  2. Removed both A/C power and Battery and waited for few seconds
  3. Attached battery, and turned on the machine..

and the issue was resolved!

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