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The letters on my keypad some will only type numbers serial #N326171062571 model MX7625 if i hold down the bottom left key of the pad that displays Fn in blue letters then the letters work instead of numbers letters uiopjklm

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1. Open the on screen keyboard by going to "control panel" then "Ease of Access Center" then click on "onscreen keyboard".

2. click and hold down the "Fn" key on the physical keyboard and then hit F11 on the onscreen Keyboard.

3. All Fixed. Spread the word.

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