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?The CD or DVD Drive is not inserted".....error message

Every so often, in the middle of typing, something goes wrong with my keyboard and I get a message saying: ?The CD or DVD Drive is not inserted. Please insert the drive which can play CD or DVD.? When I see that message, typing is virtually impossible for a few minutes. Some times it even goes into a bigger screen (everything becomes bigger, kind of like the way it looks on safe mode). Another thing I've noticed is that there is a symbol right above the "9" key that looks like a 4-leaf clover, and it lights up when this problem occurs most of the time. A virus scan produced nothing. Does anyone know how this can be fixed? I never use discs on the computer, so I don't know why this message occurs.

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You may have pressed the Fn (function key) and F10 by accident at some time, pres Fn and F10 again to turn off the embedded cursor keypad, this enables/dissables the light grey labeled keys. This is all i can find related to that key, otherwise the other function is a light to show the dvd is active, but that icon doesnt look like a 4 leaf clover. This may be the problem when you type, so either the keyboard sensors are faulty or turn off the Fn F10 cursor use, or go to my computer>right click>properties>hardware tab>device manager and in the next window look down to ythe line that says keyboards, click '+'sign and on the line below right click then select uninstall. Restart notebook and the keyboard will self install again hopefully the problem will be solved.

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