[CQ-Contest] Function Keys Windows 8.1

Stan Stockton wa5rtg at gmail.com
Wed Aug 13 13:57:31 EDT 2014


I had the same problem.  If you go into the bios on your computer you will
find an option that either makes the function keys work as you want or make
them so you have to press the FN key to make them work as you want.  It is
pretty simple to change that mode and then your problem will be fixed.

73...Stan, K5GO

On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 9:34 AM, TG9AJR Juan Munoz <tg9ajr at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I have a Dell laptop with Windows 8.1 64 bit but when trying to use the
> Function Keys (F1...) on a contest logging software
> I get some Windows 8.1 pop up or pop slide, in my laptop is to change
> display settings, instead of the program function key
> like call CQ.
> Do I need and how to deactivate this Function Keys in order to work
> properly ?
> Thanks and 73
> Juan
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