Using Your Inspiron Laptop
Multimedia Control Keys
The multimedia control keys are located on the function key row on the keyboard. To use the
multimedia controls, press the required key. You can configure the multimedia control keys on
the keyboard using the System Setup (BIOS) utility or the Windows Mobility Center.
1. Press <F2> during the Power On Self Test (POST) to enter the System Setup (BIOS) utility.
2. In the Function Key Behavior, select Multimedia Key First or Function Key First.
Function Key First — This is the default option. Press any function key to perform the
associated function. For multimedia action, press <Fn> + the required multimedia key.
Multimedia Key First — Press any multimedia key to perform the associated multimedia action.
For function, press <Fn> + the required function key.
NOTE: The Multimedia Key First option is active only in the operating system.
Windows Mobility Center
><X> keys or press the Windows Mobility Center button
1. Press the <
Windows Mobility Center.
2. In the Function Key Row, select Function Key or Multimedia Key.