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Numerical lock problem

Each time I log on to this PC, I must remember to click th num loc key or my right side numerical keypad is inoperable...........how can I get the default to be "always on"

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  • Frank
    Frank May 11, 2010

    the numlock is set in BIOS.

    what make and model is the computer?

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Hi there
If its a wired Keyboard you are using, you have to set it in the system bios F2. Esc or Del on startup.

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If this is too confusing, you can plug in a cheap full size desktop keyboard, using the USB or PS2 port on your laptop. That is what I prefer, because the funky integrated dual-key deal interferes with all the touch-typing I learned 37 years ago.

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