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L450 - Fn and Ctrl Key swap not working as intended?

2016-08-03, 13:37 PM

Hello dear helpers,


I use the BIOS option to swap position of Fn and Ctrl key on my L450 Laptop but while Ctrl acts as Fn key the Fn-Button acts as both.

Here is an example how this looks:

I press F1, PC detects F1,

I press Ctrl+F1, PC detects "Mute"

I press Fn+F1, PC detects Ctrl+"Mute", although I would expect it to detect Ctrl+F1,


If I press Ctrl+Esc to make the special keys to primary function of F1-F12 buttons it looks as following:

I press F1, PC detects "Mute",

I press Ctrl+F1, PC detects F1,

I press Fn+F1, PC detecs Ctrl+F1.


F2-F12 behave similar. IMO its a pretty unexpected behavior so if someone knows a way to change it to a more expected one I would appreciate the input.

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