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Blue characters on the keyboard when I type

I have a Compaq Presario, and it is stuck on the blue characters.I don`t know what I hit to get it here. Please tell me how to fix it.

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  • christbird May 28, 2009

    It is fn + the f4 key on my pc, Thanks for the reply and solution.

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    Chris Barrett Nov 11, 2013

    No, on these computers it is toggled through 3 keys: hold down ctrl, shift, and press fn. this will toggle you through the alternate key layouts (2 blue and 1 regular)

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It is a combination of key known as "Function" (Fn, for short). You have to press it and hold while pressing other keys showing the blue letters on it. The most common use is to make a virtual Numerical Keypad on laptops, so you can perform calculations. To be back to normal mode, you need to press FN+F8 (or the key with the Calculator icon).

Posted on May 28, 2009

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    Chris Barrett Nov 11, 2013

    No, on these computers it is toggled through 3 keys: hold down ctrl, shift, and press fn. this will toggle you through the alternate key layouts (2 blue and 1 regular)

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Disable the Blue Keys:
FROM: Controla Panel\Change Keyboards
INSTALL US KEYBOARD: REMOVE FRENCH CANADIAN AND MULTILINGUAL KEYBOARDS

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