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The "Lang" light on the right hand side of the keyboard is lit, with the result that every 5 or 6 key strikes overtypes the previous character. How do I turn off this mode?

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Depending on the age either code "L" or "X" (LANG) key.

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Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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