Hotkeys

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Hotkeys

The computer employs hotkeys or key combinations to access most of the 
computer's controls like screen brightness, volume output and the BIOS utility.
To activate hotkeys, press and hold the <Fn> key before pressing the other key 
in the hotkey combination.

Note: On models shipped with Windows

 

Vista

 Starter Edition, 

Fn-F2 launches System Properties and Fn-F3 launches Power 

Options

Hotkey

Icon

Function

Description

<Fn> + <F1>

Hotkey help

Displays help on hotkeys.

<Fn> + <F2>

Acer eSettings

Launches Acer eSettings in Acer 

Empowering Technology. See "Acer 

Empowering Technology" on page 

1.

<Fn> + <F3>

Acer ePower 

Management

Launches Acer ePower Management 

in Acer Empowering Technology. 

See "Acer Empowering Technology" 

on page 1.

<Fn> + <F4>

Sleep

Puts the computer in Sleep mode.

<Fn> + <F5>

Display toggle

Switches display output between the 

display screen, external monitor (if 

connected) and both.

<Fn> + <F6>

Screen blank

Turns the display screen backlight 

off to save power. Press any key to 

return.

<Fn> + <F7>

Touchpad toggle

Turns the internal touchpad on and 

off.

<Fn> + <F8>

Speaker toggle

Turns the speakers on and off.