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Hi everyone, i need some help, i own a HP DV7 and i need to turn the wifi setting off on the f12 key. I play lots of games on my laptop and a lot of them tend to need f12 to change weapons/driving modes. Unfortunately whenever i press f12 it does nothing but switch the wi-fi on and off, i want the normal f12 not the on off wi-fi mode. Can anyone help me with this annoying issue, i would greatly appreciate it!
*Note: I Tried Keytweak program and it didn't work.*

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I'm not sure, but there might be the ability to control what F12 does or doesn't do in the BIOS.
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On a regualr keyboard, there would be a way to F-Lock your function keys. Unfortunately the only option you have is to press the FN key every time. let me google and see if there is a way in settings (or bios?) to F-Lock the function keys.

edit --I found this:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&docname=c02035108

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I think there is HP keyboard software that makes whatever is pictured on those keys to be the primary fucntion, so if you wanted to press regular F12 you would do the opposite from normal and hit Fn+F12, this is something that I think HP really was not thinking about when they did it... mad.gif

Look into what HP bloatware is installed and see if any of that has something to do with it, I think it may be the HP command center or whatever the heck its called.
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Originally Posted by ericeod;15421912 
On a regualr keyboard, there would be a way to F-Lock your function keys. Unfortunately the only option you have is to press the FN key every time. let me google and see if there is a way in settings (or bios?) to F-Lock the function keys.

edit --I found this:
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Eric you saved me, thanks alot
    
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