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My numeric keypad went out a couple months ago. The numlock light no longer comes on and none of the keys on the keypad function. I have the most up to date drivers and BIOS. I've googled many different **** functions to try. I even bought a new keyboard, but when I installed it, I had continued to have the same problem. What can I do to fix this?

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The numeric keypad of my laptop toshiba satellite l505 does not work even if the numlock led is turn on

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why need to press numlock when it has already a numeric numbers above? when pressing numlock on a laptop it will turn the letters to number because you lock the it. now to go back on the letters you have to press again the numlock key.

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SOURCE: work with an external numeric keyboard

I'm afraid that is not possible. The only way to overcome this is to get a full size USB keyboard and plug it into the laptop's USB port and type using the full size keyboard.

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SOURCE: hp probook 4520s numeric keypad not working even

Hello susan, if the numlock key doesnt work.

id recommend for you to do a restore.

just type in restore on the seach bar after you press the start button on the lower left habd side of your screen.

this lets you go back to the previous setting when it last worked.

Send us a feedback if it works.

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