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Problem with keyboard or input of certain keys

On my other computer, just recently, while some keys produce the correct letter or number, others produce the wrong character. I think I have unwittingly engaged a feature similar to "Caps Lock", but I can not clear it or return to normal.Do you recognize this?

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  • kevinsheil Oct 03, 2008

    Ray:
    Thanks. It was the Numbers Lock key that I evidently had "On". Thank you.


  • Anonymous Oct 06, 2008

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Hi.. is that a bi-lingual keyboard that you purchased? If so, what model? If that's a toshiba laptop w/ a bi-lingual keyboard, press the left (shift+ctrl) buttons for 10-15secs then release it. You should be able to bring back the normal function of your keyboard. If your having problems pressing the "n" key and it replaces it with a number on the screen when you type it, it's most likely that you enabled the "num lock" function of your keyboard, on Toshiba press FN+F11, on Dell FN+F11 also i think, it may differ on other models, sometimes FN+ Print Screen or Pause (above F11).

Hope this helps.

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

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