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Locked on alternate numbers on Compaq Presario 1700T

I have hit a key or two keys inadvertently and locked the alternate numbers that are on keys u,i,o,p,j,k,l,;,m,, and ? They give me numbers, thus I cannot type a sentence or log onto sites, send email from that computer. Suggestions GREATLY appreciated! Thanks. I am sure it is simple, and I have tried all keys, with and without shift, control and alt even in combinations without success. Stuck!

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Either as what you described or the keyboard is really faulty. The keys you posted are within the same area and therefore would have a common matrix/connection. Check the individual keys and try to determine if one is uneven, dislodge it back into position or snap a fingernail at it to jar it back. This is a test/temporary remedy/check. If proven so, it would require a new keyboard.

Pls post back result(s). Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa.

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Just hold the FN and press the numlock key

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