Way to permanently switch meaning of FN-keys with Non-FN function?  

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    Way to permanently switch meaning of FN-keys with Non-FN function?

    I need quite occasionally press keys on the top row of my keyboard like F2, F5, Print,....

    To get them I always have to press additionally (just before) the <Fn> key.

    I want to avoid this.

    Is there a way to switch (forever) the meaning of Fn with Non-Fn keys?

    Only for the top row of the keyboard.

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    Win10 Version 21H2 Pro and Home, Win11 Pro and Home

    No, it's a hardware thing, have to work with differing Operating Systems. I have worked on a few Notebooks that actually have the traditional markings reversed but can't give a specific make and model, memory bank loses its indexing at times. Some Operating Systems can take over their functions but I wouldn't count on that.
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  3. Posts : 15,944
    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 22H2 Build 19045.3324


    These settings are always controlled by utilities installed by the computer/keyboard maker. You can only change the setting permanently if they have provided a means of doing so.

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