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Acer aspire r3-131t-p73t keyboard is not working and none of the function keys respond

I've tried hitting the f7 key but none of the keys work at all. I can only use it in tablet mode. Can anyone help?

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had the same prob on my laptop which doesn't have a seperate number pad so all I needed to do was to press "Num lock".

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