Apple sure has changed recently. I do however have my snow leopard disk if theres any useful way of pulling off bootcamp drivers! The dongle is functioning fine, but when I turn on the Apple keyboard which puts it into discoverable mode automatically , Windows cannot find it. Is there a way I could find a ready made config file somewhere? I just upgraded by desk at home with an Mstand, Apple keyboard, and mouse and have found myself so much more productive without fatigue, mostly from the eye level aspect. A while ago I upgraded to Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit and found out that I could no longer change the screen brightness. Apple doesn't support these devices outside of Boot Camp.
After it installs, you should be golden. In fact, under the Add a device window, it just comes up as a generic bluetooth keyboard. Apple's crappy drivers were designed to paint Windows in the palest light possible. Okay so you know where this is headed. This thread is old, but I wanted to chime in as I am totally aligned with this author. You've been a great help, thank you again! But the latest smaller apple keybaord I'm not sure as I can't find any solid info about it or someone using it on windows 7 64 bit version.
Not the answer you're looking for? It's a shame the apple official software for windows doesn't work. But it too is starting to wear on me. I was able to fix it last night. If you leave it on the Apple drivers the keyboard will disconnect randomly and frequently. There are still people buying Apple devices for use with Windows and I want Google searches to find this page. It gets discovered by the usb bluetooth that I added, but once it asks me to type the pin, The keyboard does not respond at all. I have Quad i7, received 3 days ago.
It is working again now and the Caps Lock key is no longer lit. It shows that it is pairing, configuring, and properly configured supposedly. Sometimes it says there was a timeout. It has stopped working now and the Caps Lock key is lit and will not go off when pressed. Why can't Apple get even this right? I don't know if the problem is being caused on Microsoft's or Apple's end, though I suspect either could fix it easily and make the keyboard work with full functionality on connection without any hassle. Personally, I use a little utility called It's Free! Go to the Device Manager, right click on the entry for the wireless keyboard. You can also restore to original with one click.
Start offset in bytes Size bytes Data --------------------------------------------------------------------- 0 4 Header: Version Information 4 4 Header: Flags 8 4 Header: Number of Mappings 12 4 Individual Mapping. Browse other questions tagged or. Keyboard remapping Quoting Wikipedia: A scancode or scan code is the data that most computer keyboards send to a computer to report which keys have been pressed. I installed the Key Tweak and remapped the none working keys so that I now have a fully functioning Apple keyboard You can save and load different remaps at click. Hey folks, I haven't read through all the replies here to see if this particular solution has been posted yet, but this is what worked for me so i thought i would share. I just ordered another Apple wired keyboard for the office…right…. My Apple keyboard is the last Apple product I'm still using.
The key thing is to use a utility that lets you remap the keys. I have tried the following key strokes and they definitely do not work on my system: F13, F14, F15, command+shift+4, option+F13. My problem is when I run the setup only my mouse will connect to the usb receiver my keyboard fails to connect and I have to cancel the set up. Any help with htis would be much appreciated. The minimum count would therefore be 1 no mappings specified. It works fine for my ipad and macbook though. It didn't come with any software and the drivers.
I'm kinda fine with the default setup, but I'd really like the ability to printscreen! I checked the Keyboard and Mouse box and Windows started installing some drivers. So, I went with SharpKeys, which has the added bonus of being much easier to use than AutoHotkey. Now when I first installed 7, my apple bluetooth keyboard worked fine. The driver may be corrupted or missing. Go to drivers, and 'Update Drivers'. So it's a pretty commonly known issue that the function keys on the Apple Wireless keyboard don't do a thing in Windows. Try to update the drivers of the device.
I really spent a few seconds thinking about buying a wired mouse! Let me just say that I'm a newb when it comes to this stuff. Keep the Apple Driver and turn off Energy Savings for that device. I remember a time when iPad was the future of computing. Under Hardware, it probably says 'Generic Bluetooth Adapter'. Included in the application is a list of common keyboard keys and a Type Key feature to automatically recognize most keyboard keys. Edit: There's no need to use the Generic Driver again instead of the Apple one.