HELP what is the Fn key for Tags: Keyboards Laptops Last response: May 2, 2011 6:18 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share Anonymous a b D Laptop May 2, 2011 6:01:45 PM can someone tell me what the Fn key is for and why I have to hold it down to make my keyboard work properly? Confused More about : key WR2 a c 572 D Laptop May 2, 2011 6:18:38 PM Hello stephen1956; Fn key ( F u N ction key) works to activate a second function on a dual-purpose key. You can choose what mode the Fn key works in - normal or optional. Explain why you need to hold the Fn key down to "make the keyboard work properly". Has it always been 'that' way or is something new going on? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources HELP what is the Fn key for Forum SolvedWhat is the purpose of the Fn key Forum when i press to k in keyboard it ll not cum k actually it ll cum 2 ly like wise.when i press fn key and k ..k ll cum what can Forum i don't appear to have an on/off button/key to turn on the wireless. have tried fn/f8/f11/f10 dosn't work, help!!!!! Forum Laptop Left arrow key not working but works when i press it with fn key plz help Forum Acer aspire one 532h FN key not working please help! Forum SolvedFunction keys are secondary (Fn) on Gateway laptop. What can I do? Forum Fn keys problem please help me Forum Exactly what do the various Fn keys do? Forum Solvedfn key seems to be reversed Forum SolvedAcer One 260 Fn Key needed to stop symbols from printing Forum Solved7, fn key Forum SolvedASUS N56DP-DH11 Fn Key Malfunction Forum Default to Function Key (fn Keys) on Asus Laptop instead of F1 through F12 Forum fujitsu siemens amilo pro 2727 fn f1 key not working Forum SolvedToshiba Satellite E300 FN key confusing behaivor Forum FN Key Locked on keyboard - Windows XP Forum SolvedFn key shortcuts stoped working on windows 7 Forum SolvedFn key problem Forum I have a Packardbell easynote TE... Pressing the fn key together with the f3 key doesn't work for switching the wifi on... Is Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !