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"page down" lock light on keyboard..don't know how to unlock (?)

I have a Kensington keyboard at work. Somehow (by hitting some random buttom I'm sure) I've locked the "page down" function (third light above 10 key pad). Can anyway tell me how to clear this? Thank you in advance!!

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Scroll Lock button. =]

Posted on Dec 02, 2008

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Plug a USB keyboard into the USB port on your laptop if you have recently used an external keyboard with the laptop.

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