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On a Gateway laptop, the keyboard always functions like the Fn key is pressed. I have to press the Fn key to use the normal typing. gateway laptop model ma6

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Press Fn Plus the Numlock key that should turn the numlock off

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How to turn on numlk for gateway NE56R31u


You may have hit a certain combination of keys on your Gateway laptop and turned on the NumLock function accidentally. The result is that the rectangle of keys from the 7 key down to the question mark key have become a number-entry keypad. Worse, Gateway manuals don't discuss this function.

Hold down the "Fn" key on the bottom row of the keyboard, and press the "NumLk" key. Type the letters UIO. If they come out as numbers, move on to the next step. Hold down the "Fn" key and press the "F11" key. Type the letters UIO. If they come out as numbers, move on to the next step. Hold down the "Fn" key and press the F11 key and "Scroll Lk" key simultaneously. Type the letters UIO. If they come out as numbers, move on to the next step. Hold down the "Fn" key and press the "F9" key. Type the letters UIO. If they come out as numbers, move on to the next step. Hold down the "Fn" key and press the "Scroll Lk" key. Type the letters UIO. They should come up as letters. If none of these help, then it's probably a keyboard malfunction and you'll need to get it repaired.

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My Gateway m-7315u keyboard is not working correctly


Has there been a spill? May be a hardware failure? Try re-installing driver at: http://support.gateway.com/us/en/product/default.aspx?partNumber=M-7315u Are ALL the Windows and Gateway Updates installed? May be a "fix" in the Gateway drivers list.

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Gateway laptop nv57h94u model Fn key is on all the time for the function keys


clean keyboard, reboot PC, press Fn key one more time, if cant help then replace keyboard

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How brighten the screen?


Look on your keyboard on the "f" keys (f1, f2, etc...) for a symbol that looks like a sun or shining light. Something that would indicate brightness. Now, hold down the 'fn' (function) key on the bottom left of your keyboard and then press the backlight key you just found.

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My keyboard laptop is mixing the letters i try cleaning number lock and nothing


try blowing out all of the dust from your keyboard using a fine air blower from an air compressor making VERY sure there is no MOISTURE in the lines.
dust causes static which causes lots of problems with a computer and its parts
or if this does not fix the problem
you could run the check disk utility
click start run type cmd then type chkdsk/r/f which willscan for and attempt to repair any bad sectors and automatically fix any corrupt files on your hard drive then defragment your hard drive
hope this helps

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Can you tell me how to switch my laptop keyboard


Hold function (Fn) key down and press the key on the top row that has a sign (picture) showing a padlock insde a square. (Num lock key) Normally "scroll" key

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Typing numbers instead of letters


Your keyboard has "extra" keys:
* print-screen / system-request
* scroll-lock
* pause / break
* num lock

Press that "num lock" key.
For a laptop keyboard, you may have to hold down the 'FN' key,
at the same time that you press "num lock", to enable/disable this function.

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My laptop keyboard is stuck using the Fn keys


is your number lock on? if it is turn it off and everything should be fine...

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External keyboard messing up Gateway settings


You have to unlock the FN key on your keyboard. It seems to be locked in place. I had the same problem and resolved it by looking for a "num lock" , "function lock" or actual blue image of a lock on the keys. Mine is located under the "Scroll" button. Press this along with the FN and your keyboard should go back to normal

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Keyboard Stuck in Function (Fn) Mode


To unlock number lock (numlk):

Depend on comp, but try pressing (at same time)
fn + f11
or
fn + Scroll/numlk (next to f12)
or
f12 + Scroll
or
f12 + Scroll + fn
or
ctrl + Shift + Scroll

or in BIOS there is a numlk option

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