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I have a notebook nec Lavie LF550 / 4 Japanese have. The problem 1. keyeboard not function properly, especially in numbers. 2. Inverse function .. caps lock on switch to lower case and vice versa. ... How to function normally in windows xp english?

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Hold down the "Fn" key and the Press the F11 key or the corresponding F Key that says NumLk on it. The light should go off and all should be back to normal.

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Very difficult to diagnose without specific details,look in controll panel /system/device manager,observe the keybord and update driver,this is normally set during the install of the windows operating system,the first thing it asks for is keyboard language,and time zone location,there are also options to install scripts for eastern asian language,if the computer was installed with japanese as the primary keyboard,you will have to go in the controll panel to keyboard,an install additional language pack for english/united states,and designate a hot key on keyboard to switch from one language to the other,if this is something that used to work and suddenly stopped functioning,the keyboard itself may be at fault,they get very dirty inside.if this is the case removing it and cleaning it may fix the problem,the buttons pop off easly with a small screw driver,collect the plastic clips underneath each button in a ziploc bag,once all the keys are removed you can lift the matt that is underneath,usually full of hair,dirt ,and miselaneous debri,clean with plastic safe electrical cleaner,and reassemble,let me know more details,these are just obvious solutions that may or may not help,depending on the original keyboard config.during windows install,

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