When you type using the Microsoft Natural Keyboard Elite, the Function keys may not work and the keyboard may be recognized as an 84-key keyboard.
This behavior can occur if you run Attachmate software while you type using the Natural Keyboard Elite.
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To resolve this issue, add the OverrideKeyboardType DWORD value to the following registry key