How To Use F5 To Refresh A Page If It Doesn't Work - Ultimate Solution

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The keys from F1 to F12 provide very useful tools for users of any operating system, for example F1 is used to go to the technical support of the program you are using or F2 is used to change the name of a file. These keys will help you a lot while doing any business and today we came to talk a little about the F5 key. Other than that, the keyboard has many functions that you probably don't know, for example you can minimize or minimize the size of a window in Windows with a keyboard.



With this key you can easily refresh or refresh a page, however sometimes you can misconfigure or it doesn't want to work as it should. In fact, this problem is very common in some computer models that for some reason these options are unconfigured for no reason.

So if this is your case then don't worry, as you are not the only one with this problem, as the solution is simpler than you think and we are here for it. So please read on to see how you can make yours key F5 don't bother again.

We will show you the definitive procedure to be able to configure this key again so follow our guide. You will see that if you do it like this you will no longer have problems with the key F5 and you can refresh the pages whenever you want.

What is the F5 key used for?

Before starting with the explanation of how to reconfigure, we will tell you a little about the function that this key allows you to have on your PC. This way you will know more about this key and how it works, which will allow you to have a clearer topic and understand the explanation better.



As we have already said, the key F5 it is popularly known as the button that refreshes web pages in case they don't load well or you want to reload them. This key is part of the function keys which are all keys on the first row of the keyboard. But do you know what are the functions performed by the keys F1 to F12 in Windows?

A curious fact that very few people know is that this key, in addition to updating the window, is used to search and replace words in Word documents and to search in Excel. Also, if you are a user of the Autocad program, you can use this button to change the reference plane when working on your project.

This key is very useful, so having it configured correctly is very important, however, some errors in the operating system can make this key unusable. Don't worry as it is not very difficult to set it up again, you just have to follow the steps that we will show you below and you will be able to solve your problem.

How to reconfigure the function keys?

The method we will show you to solve your problem is very simple, so don't worry, as you don't need to be a programming expert to run it. However, you can also learn how to enable or disable special keys in Windows. All you need to do for reset the keyboard settings is to reinstall the drivers so that the keyboard restarts.


Step 1

Generally, keyboards come with a plug and play programming, that is, they can be used simply by connecting them without installing anything.


However, that doesn't mean their drivers can't be installed. All you have to do is go to startup and then go to where it says all programs so that you get the list where you will go to the section Accessories and tools system.


Step 2

Then within this section select the call option Reset your system which will make the drivers of all the accessories you have on your pc including the keyboard. Once the process is done, restart your computer and try the F5 button to see if the problem is resolved.

And voila, we hope this method has been useful to you, the good thing is that doing this method will not only correct the problem you have with your keyboard but any problems you may have with your operating system. In the same way we invite you to learn more, what are keyboards used for and what types exist and their functions of each key?


We invite you to explore not only the functions that F5 it allows you to have but also the rest of the function keys so you can get the most out of your pc.

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