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F8 Function Key not working on my Toshiba Satellite L305 S

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F8 Function Key not working on my Toshiba Satellite L305 S 5955. This happened once before and I was able to reset by taking out the battery however this hasnt worked this time....
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Sibu replied 3 years ago.

Sibu :

Hello, Welcome To JustAnswer Thanks & Regards Sibu

Sibu :

the F8 key not related with battery

Sibu :

just power On the computer and immediately press F8 repeatedly

JACUSTOMER-iqedwy0w- :

F8 does not even show up when I press the FN key with the F8 key

Sibu :

no only press F8

Sibu :

not Fn + F8 to get advanced boot options

JACUSTOMER-iqedwy0w- :

I will have to restart computer now, how will I get back in touch with you if this fails

Sibu :

http://www.justanswer.com/computer/4k8fz-f8-function-key-not-working-toshiba-satellite-l305.html

Sibu :

reply to above link

JACUSTOMER-iqedwy0w- :

didnt work

Sibu :

ok

Sibu :

why are you trying to press F8

Sibu :

any problem u are facing from the computer

JACUSTOMER-iqedwy0w- :

the F8 key turns off and on the wireless connection

JACUSTOMER-iqedwy0w- :

it somehow got turned off and I am unable to get it back on

Sibu :

have you installed wireless d river

JACUSTOMER-iqedwy0w- :

yes of course I have it was all working wonderfully last evening and this morning it isnt. If I can get the F8 function key to show back up then I can toggle it on

Sibu :

goto start>>all programs>>accessories>>system tools>>system restore

Sibu :

and do a restore to previous date

Sibu :

and restart the computer

JACUSTOMER-iqedwy0w- :

i hope your right....

Sibu :

yes try and let me know

JACUSTOMER-iqedwy0w- :

Ok, im restoring now

Sibu :

ok

JACUSTOMER-iqedwy0w- :

Didnt work, now my wireless light is out as well

Sibu :

ok

Sibu :

try to press Fn + all F key combos

JACUSTOMER-iqedwy0w- :

that didnt work either. now my wireless light is out as well

JACUSTOMER-iqedwy0w- :

that didnt work either, now my wireless light is out as well

Sibu :

try to press Fn + all F[1--12] key combos

JACUSTOMER-iqedwy0w- :

I did they work, but as I stated in the begining the F8 button does not even show up

Sibu :

ok

Sibu :

I am out of ideas ..I will open this to other experts to help you

JACUSTOMER-iqedwy0w- :

AS you can see, Sibu was unable to help me. No other experts helped either. Took computer to a toshiba dealer and fixed in 2 seconds at no charge. I will not accept the answer given and wish to have my $38 refunded.

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