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I am gaming on windows 7 with my Mac. The problem is that the function keys are set as the mac function keys. For example if I need to drink a healing potion in the game by hitting F1, my computer adjusts the brightness.

Is there any way to change the function keys. I know how to do this on the mac side of my computer but since most of my gaming is on Windows. I will need to know how to make these changes in windows 7.

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a lot of games have a setup screen, where you can change the key bindings. What game(s) are you using? –  Nate Koppenhaver Nov 27 '11 at 20:16
    
I'm playing a lot of games. Most of them don't allow key remapping. A lot of dollar value of games. So I am looking to remap keys in windows 7 rather to solve the problem of games which do not have remapping. –  claudius Nov 27 '11 at 20:40
    
so, you're actually running these games under Windows, not Mac? –  Nate Koppenhaver Nov 27 '11 at 20:42
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Please post this as an answer to your own question and accept it once possible (clicking the checkbox next to it) to help others that might have the same problem. –  Daniel Beck Nov 27 '11 at 21:10
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I think you guys want to change the title back as it is only relevant for windows 7 users who are using bootcamp. At least to my knowledge. Its not a key rebinding thing it just reverts the function keys back to normal for a mac keyboard. –  claudius Nov 28 '11 at 1:16

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Go to Control Panel -> System -> Security -> Bootcamp and you can configure the keyboard from there.

posted @Claudius's comments as an answer; see here

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And just in case here it is how to do that in case of Parallels kb.parallels.com/en/114309 –  Riapp Dec 6 '13 at 4:05

I have Boot Camp and wanted to use the F keys without pressing fn, however, the answer listed here was not exactly accurate and took me on a vexing detour.

[You cannot click through any path/directory "System -> Security -> Bootcamp"]

Here are the exact corrected steps:

Go to Control Panel -> Bootcamp

Select the "Keyboard" tab and then check-mark the option to "Use all F1, F2, etc. keys as standard function keys"

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From the Windows menu 'Search Programs and Files' option type 'boot' and Windows finds 'Boot Camp', then as above (for those that cannot find BC through the Control Panel. Like me.) –  Neil Thompson Aug 4 '12 at 6:39

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