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I guess this must have something to do with a "new" convention my new HP Pavilion has. When I press F5 the computer interprets it as what my old Tx2000 would do with Fn + F5, and when I do a Fn + F5, it interprets it as an old F5.

I don't really like this new approach to my F keys. How to change it back?

Thanks

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You can usually change that in the BIOS. See here.

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look on your keyboard for a FN Lock.

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Click here for the solution for HP pavilion:

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware/hp-pavilion-g7/td-p/1007861

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