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Inspiron 14z 5423 hotkeys

I have been having a problem with the "on-off" key on my 14z 5423 laptop.  If I hole the laptop and rotate it toward me so that the screen is parallel to the desk, and press the on-key, it turns on.

 

Second, and more annoying: the hotkeys.  One (the MAXX sound hotkey, the one in the center) is on and I can't turn it off.  Is it a reasonable solution to take the keyboard off  and unhook the connector for the hotkeys? And leave it disconnected? 

 

Rich

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