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Old 04-20-2005, 05:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ignorant me just found out that there is a power button my keyboard which when i press shut downs my pc.

is this a standard button on all keyboards, ignorant me has never come across this button before.
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Old 04-20-2005, 05:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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no its only on some good/newer keyboards
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Old 04-20-2005, 05:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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My keyboard has one Quite conveniant if you ask me. I use it every time
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Old 04-20-2005, 05:56 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Ive never seen one ??
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Old 04-20-2005, 07:18 PM   #5 (permalink)
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how does it work.

is it some function built into windows xp

or is it cross platform?
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Old 04-20-2005, 07:34 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I've never seen a keyboard like that... Not even on the newer blue tooth keyboards....
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Old 04-20-2005, 07:38 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I have a sleep button. And I hate it . I usually keep my k/b on my lap b/c my damn desk doesn't have a keyboard tray. And sometimes the button gets pressed by my desk when I keep it on my lap. Very annoying..
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Old 04-20-2005, 07:43 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Rip the button out.....
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Old 04-20-2005, 08:13 PM   #9 (permalink)
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lol I should!
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Old 04-20-2005, 08:43 PM   #10 (permalink)
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lol how does it work? Just push POWER and it shuts down without you having to go to start>turn off>Turn off basically does all that, don't know if it's 'built into winXP' i just know I press it and computer goes off
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