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TURN OFF LOCK KEY FOR FN KEYS

HAVE A light on my laptop that has a picture of a lock with a 1 on it my key k when i type it is a 2 and u is a 4 m is a 0 if i hold down the FN key down and type it works but i don't want to type with 1 hand all the time

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Hi,

Thanks for identifying the light, that is the problem, it is the Numberpad lock indicator that tells you the keyboard is in numeric pad configuration.

Switching it back is a simple matter of finding the num lk key or a key with the same picture beside the light. when you find it hold down the Fn key then press the num lk key and it will switch back to the regular mode.

This is a "feature" of most laptops and although rarely useful is apparently liked by enough people that they keep putting it in ;D


Chris

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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    wow! I can't believe I finally stumbled upon this solution for a problem I've been having since several days! thanks

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