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Old May 3, 2009, 05:00 PM   #1
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Insert Key in Boot Camp

So I have Windows XP sp3 on my unibody MPB and I'm wondering what is the 'insert key.'
Does anyone know? Thanks ahead of time
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Old May 3, 2009, 05:11 PM   #2
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You mean how do you press it or what does it do?
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Old May 3, 2009, 11:17 PM   #3
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How do you press it? Since theres no actual 'insert' key on the unibody mbp keyboard...
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Old May 4, 2009, 12:09 AM   #4
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the function (fn) key should work like 'insert' on windows OS on the mac.
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It doesn't on my alu iMac.
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Old May 4, 2009, 01:57 AM   #6
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Have you installed the drivers for windows from your leopard install CD? If you haven't, that's probably the reason.
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2587
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theres no insert key for the MacBook Pro in Windows. for the new Apple keyboard its fn+enter and the old its the help key.

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1167
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Old May 29, 2009, 06:07 AM   #8
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Use of PC Insert key on Mac

To use Insert on the Mac book pro press Fn and Return key at same time! It works! especially in windows programmed environments.
I have used it on Sage Acc Pac ERP system which in windows remote desktop specifically requires INS key to jump to new field.

thanks to westfield London apple store tech guys for pointing this out. The web is full of misleading threads.
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Old Mar 7, 2012, 11:42 AM   #9
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theres no insert key for the MacBook Pro in Windows. for the new Apple keyboard its fn+enter and the old its the help key.

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1167
This and old post but man have ive been looking for this for a loooonng time

thanks
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