Default wireless keyboard fn key

I just got a new HP Omni-27 (Windows 7 64-bit) desktop that comes with a keyboard wireless KG-1162.  The problem is that the status of the function keys fn is reversed from what it should be.  For example, the f10 key reduces the brightness of the screen rather than send a f10 code to the application, and fn + f10 sends a code f10 instead of dimming display.  This makes the keyboard extremely frustrating when you try to use applications that make heavy use of function keys, such as MS Office products and developer IDEs.  Another example is the interactive games that require the use of the function keys, but you rarely have a free extra finger also hold down the fn key.  It is analogous to trying to use a keyboard that is not a caps lock key, but always acts as if shift caps lock was on.  Several keyboards that I use as part of a day, it's the only one who acts in this way.  I would really like to find a way to solve this problem, before you throw this keyboard and buy one that works as it should.  Here is what I tried and learned so far:

  • The references very little, I was able to find in a Google search, that is to suggest things that don't work, or suggest that it is a problem of provider.
  • A conversation with HP support did not help.
  • I checked that no HP wireless keyboard connected to a computer not HP laptop running Windows 7 is correctly.
  • I checked that a USB keyboard plugged into my PC works correctly.
  • My previous HP PC with another keyboard HP wireless Vista worked properly, while he lived.

My conclusion is that the problem is probably related to the driver for this particular model of wireless keyboard.  Can anyone help with a solution (other than to throw him out and use one that works correctly)?

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[Updated to add more recent information from the keyboard manual].

The f1 through f11 keys do or multimedia keys, standard function keys. The default value is multimedia.

To switch multimedia on the standard function, press fn + esc keys simultaneously. This locks the standard function keys. To switch back to standard feature of multimedia press, the fn + esc keys simultaneously again.

Pressing the fn key at the same time with a f1 to the f11 key, performs the standard function.

Press fn + fx at startup of the system to use the function keys to access and use the features of the BIOS (for example, the boot or system recovery Menu).

If the keyboard and mouse do not respond, refer to the mouse and keyboard wireless information located with your other product troubleshooting documents.

For a better battery performance and mouse, avoid using your mouse on a dark or shiny surface and turn the mouse off the power when you do not use.

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Please let me know if this solves your problem!

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