Just bought a new wireless Apple Keyboard

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  1. GearHead

    GearHead Active Member

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    And this thing is beyond awesome. I love it. However, when I go to control the volume for iTunes or the like, it doesn't work. I would really like to have control of my volume, expose, etc, but none of my originally mapped keys (for the normal laptop config) seem to work...and neither do the ones that are printed on the external keys. Ideas?

    I am running a MBP on 10.4.10 btw.
     
  2. Jonny Chimpo

    Jonny Chimpo OT Supporter

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    I had that problem with the wired keyboard. Only switching to Leopard made those keys work right. :hs:
     
  3. GearHead

    GearHead Active Member

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    I get my dev copy on wednesday or thursday so I guess I will just wait till then. Thanks.
     
  4. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    check software update?
    i swear i remember people were having the same issues as you and apple released a fix i think...
     
  5. ae86drift

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    anyone used one of a xp/vista box?
    ive got a last gen keyboard now, its a little flaky but i like the feel of the new flat one
     
  6. CarRamRod

    CarRamRod The schnozzberries taste like schnozzberries.

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    I've got the wired new style KB on my XP box at work. I have the older Boot Camp keyboard drivers on there, I'm gonna try the new ones this week to see if it allows the control of volume, etc. Right now it doesn't.
     
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    boot camp drivers?? linky?
     
  8. Gordio

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    There is incompatibility with they keyboard with certain cmoputer types (wired or not)

    http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/07/10/15/review_apple_wireless_keyboard_aluminum.html

    Page 2:
     
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    i use a bluetooth keyboard on my laptop. keeps my laptop nice and clean :eek3:
     
  10. GearHead

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    Installing the keyboad update fixes this,
     
  11. Naturally Baked

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    is it worth it to get this keyboard even though u have a MBP?

    reason i ask is cus i have one and am debating getting one...
     
  12. GearHead

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    I use my MBP as a desktop replacement when I am not in class, so it is worth it for me. I have mine plugged into a 22" external LCD with an external mouse too, so I can lean back and not worrying about smudging up my MBP. I think it was a good purchase. For my use at least.
     

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