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NC10: Can't type without holding function key down

Hi

I have just purchased a Samsung NC10 netbook.

When I go to type on the keyborad I seem to have to hold the function key down to use some of the letters (eg. when I press K I get a 2) - so in order to type I have to hold down the function key else ½ the letters come out as numbers or symbols.

Can you let me know how to turn this off so I can type normally? Or have I set up the computer wrong?

Thanks for your help!

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  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM BUT BEING A BIT THICK I CANNOT FIND THE NUM LOCK KEY. ANY HELP MUCH APPRECIATED

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2009

    i have the same problem, have you found the number lock? i cant find it

  • dvcousins Mar 14, 2009

    Yep i have the same problem, need to hold down the fn key to type - this is now doing my head in, have emailed samsung

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I set up my girlfriends this morning, to turn off Num Lock, you need to have the machine on and select Fn + F11.

That'll turn it off and you'll have the bliss of typing normally again!!

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The num lock is the key marked F11

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You have NumLock on. Look to see if you have any key with "Fn" on it - the print would be a different color than the regular keys - also look for a key with "NumLck" on it. To deactivate press and hold the Fn key and press the Numlck key.

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Press FN and F11 - will revert keyboard back to normal

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