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Keyboard operation how do I turn on and off the blue numbers pad, so it stays on?

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There is a key, I belive it was by the F12 key, That you push along with the FN key to lock or unlock the FN keys. It should have a blue picture of a lock. Hope this helps.

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Alternatively, connect a USB external keyboard to the notebook. Either get a large keyboard with a separate number pad or get a 10-keypad only (http://www.cyberguys.com/product-details/?productid=37379 ). Then you can have a normal keyboard and stil have the 10-key functions without toggling the NumLock often.

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hi somewhere on your keyboard there is a key with FN on it, if you press that once you should then be able to use the blue number pad..hope this helps

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