Media keys NOT working

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by paulhannon, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. paulhannon macrumors member

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    Jul 9, 2008
    #1
    in the last few weeks I've noticed my media keys are no longer working to control iTunes (F7, F8, F9). Ive checked the keyboard settings in system preferences and the "use keys as standard function keys is unchecked" box is unchecked (when i do check the box and press the keys concerned i get the alert sound, so the keys are working).

    I've checked it with VLC and doesn't work on that either.

    Can you help me get these keys to control my iTunes again please?


    Thank you.
     
  2. andrew.mckinley macrumors newbie

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    Jan 20, 2011
    #2
    I am experiencing the same issue on my MacBook Pro 17". However I cannot access System Preferences/Keyboard without crashing System Preferences.
     
  3. langis.elbasunu macrumors regular

    langis.elbasunu

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    Location:
    Chicago
    #3
    when i run into silly little issues like this i run a permissions repair and they are usually fixed. maybe that will help.
     

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