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Some of the keys print differently

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The Munber Lock has been selected.
Try pressing the ScrLk/NumLk key that is near the F11 key.
This will turn off the Number lock and the number lock LED.

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This means that NUM LOCK is set to on. All you have to do is to press the Fn key and then locate the NumLock key and press it. The num lock is usually also highlighted with the same color as the Fn key.

Please comment back if you still have issues. I will be glad to assist you further.

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