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Fn key will not unlock key pad on sony vgn-ar170 Lap top

Does anyone have any solutions in order to use letter keys again, thanks

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My grand daughter has some how turned on the FN key so when she is typing numbers come on the screen instead of the letters. How do we stop this ?


The NumLkkey has been pressed andthe letters on the righr hand side on the keyboard has been converted to a number pad.
The NumLk key also doubles up as the ScrLk key, this is located near the F12 function key. Whenyou press this key to turn on the Numlk a LED will light up to indicate that the Number Lock has been pressed, press this key again to turn off the Number Lock and the NumLk LED will switch off and you will be able to type letters again.

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Unlock numeric key pad on lap top


your laptop should have a blue FN key (Function) that will work in conjunction with other blue keys on teh keyboard. most laptops this is located in the lower left, next to the ctrl key. Look to the right top on your keyboard for a one labeled numlk. hold down teh left FN key and tap the right num lk key and you just turned off the numbers lock.

There is another option that is a little more intense - if interested let me know that laptop type you have.

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Sony vaio vgn-nr160e with vista, function+ keys wont work


Hi,
To enable the Fn keys functionality, you need to install the "Vaio Event Service" and "Sony Utility Series"
They are available to download as part of a package from the Sony website. Here is the link:
http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/swu-download.pl?mdl=VGNNR160E&upd_id=3262&os_id=28

Regards,
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The Fn botton on my vio lap top won't work


The Fn button is like a 'shift' key. Just as you would press <Shift> and a letter to get a capitalized letter, you press <Fn> and a function key at the same time ( <Fn><F1> or <Fn><F2> and so on) to use the secondary function for that key. For example, on one of my laptops, the <F2> key has an icon for 'wireless' (looks like an antenna). If I simply press <F2>, I will activate the function for <F2>, but if I press <Fn> and <F2> at the same time, I will turn on my wiress adapter.

<Fn> all by itself does nothing.

Hope this helps.

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Keyboard error keys


you have number lock on your keyboard, just unlock it and your keyboard will work correctly it should be next to your f12 key

good luck!

Ruben

Jul 19, 2009 | Sony VAIO VGN-N320E Notebook

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My sony laptop touchpad not working properly


i have two solutions for you. the touch pad can be disabled on the motherboard so plz hold-down the fn key and press the function key that has the sign of a hand pointing something and the second is that ur drivers that enables thae touch pad to work has been courrupted so plz try reinstalling for the touchpad or try repairing ur operating system.

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Hello,

I think this is either the Scroll button or Num lock button is on, try toggling them off and on.
Hope this helped.

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@nd function on keus


It appears that the function key is stuck on. try an external keyboard. if the external keyboard has the same problem its an issue with windows but if not you could be looking at a replacement keyboard. hope this helps Peter

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