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I'M NOT SURE HOW I DID IT, BUT I SWITCHED THE RIGHT SIDE OF MY KEYBOARD TO A NUMERIC PAD. I CAN ONLY TYPE LETTERS BY HOLDING THE "Fn" key. How can I switch the right side back to letters as the default?

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    Thank you so much. Perfect!!

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"Fn" Key and "Num Lock" key at the same time should do the trick.

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Read more: http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/the-hidden-numeric-keypad-on-your-laptop.navId-323018.html#ixzz0vfEI4Odm

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