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Key Pad Quandry

I recently bought the think pad off ebay. I have no idea the functions of the key pad since I have never even owned a lap top before. I have searched everywhere on the web and can not find an instruction manual. Where can I get one?

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Re: Key Pad Quandry

Follow this link and it will tell you about anything that you would ever want to know about this laptop. (You may have to copy it and then paste it into you search/address bar)

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