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Compaq Evo N600c Notebook - Using the Keyboard Hotkeys
Using the Keyboard Hotkeys
To use a hotkey command on the notebook keyboard: Briefly press the Fn key, then briefly press the second key of the command. OR Press and hold down the Fn key, briefly press the second key of the command, then release both keys simultaneously.
To use hotkeys on an external keyboard, press the scroll lock key twice, then the second key only of the hotkey combination. For example, to use the Fn +F8 hotkeys to increase screen brightness, press scroll lock +scroll lock +F8 .
NOTE: The Evo Notebook N600c function keys are controlled by a software utility. This utility is preinstalled, and only runs in Windows. This means that the hotkey pop-ups can only be displayed from within Windows.
Turn a MultiPort Device On or Off (Fn+F2)
The Fn +F2 hotkeys are set at the factory to turn a device in the MultiPort on or off.
When a device in the MultiPort is off, press the Fn +F2 hotkeys to turn the device on. When a device in the MultiPort is on, press the Fn +F2 hotkeys to turn the device off. To send or receive messages, turn the device on. To conserve power, turn the device off.
The status light on the MultiPort device is on when power is on and off when power is off.
The Fn +F2 hotkeys are enabled by default, but can be disabled in Computer Setup. The device in the MultiPort can be set to remain on or off while the Fn +F2 hotkeys are disabled. Fn +F2 hotkeys preferences are set in Computer Setup. Computer Setup is a non-Windows utility.
Switch Image (Fn+F4)
The Fn+F4 hotkeys switch the image among display devices connected to the notebook. For example, if an external monitor is connected to the notebook, pressing Fn+F4 switches the image among the notebook display, the external monitor display, and a simultaneous display on both the notebook and the external monitor.
Most external monitors receive video information from the notebook using the external VGA video standard. The Fn+F4 hotkeys also switch images among devices receiving video information from the notebook in other ways. The following 5 video transmission types, with examples of devices that use them, are supported by the Fn+F4 hotkeys: