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Keypad evrytime i press my keypad letter goes to the number

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I had the same problem fixed it but after a while my keypad stopped working at all-just can't type anythyng!please give me advices how to restart it or reset settings please.I'm using laptop fujitsu siemems Amilo -bought 1 month ago

Posted on Oct 27, 2008

I had the same probles, fixed it as adviced,keypad worked for a while and stopped.I doesn't work at all.how can I put it back,restart it or tried settings?please give me some advices

Posted on Oct 27, 2008

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You're kind of vague on your problem. If it's the smaller blue numbers for the calculator, you will need to use the function (fn) key. Hold the fn key and press the key the reads number lock (num lock), this should return the keys back to letters. You can find more info on the fn key and numbers lock under help in the start menu. If this isn't your problem, be more specific, and I'll be more than happy to help.

Posted on Jul 01, 2008

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