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How do I fix my keyboard some letters are giving numbers and some numbers are giving letters?

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You can try doing a restore point if you have set up any to the time it was working fine.

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The letter u key gives me the number 4, the i key gives me the number 5 the o gives me number 6, The last 3 to 4 letter keys gives me numbers


right first off im assuming this isn't a full size keyboard with the number pad on the right.

so when you have a laptop keyboard some characters share with others, in your case numb lock has been pressed and is replacing the letter u with 4

hope this helps

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Certain letter keys give me numbers instead of the letter on my verbatim wireless keyboard and mouse


Sounds like NUMlock, or another function key like that. Are those numbers on the keys themselves? That's a common problem for laptop keyboards that do not have number pads.

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Some of the letters on the keyboard are swapping when press such as pressing k gives me 2. how do i fix it


Find the num lock key, operated with the Fn key together, it will alternate the buttons from letters to numbers.

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Letters on keyboard are producing numbers instead of letters, letter k gives 2, letters u gives 4 etc


that is the keypad for a keyboard to get back those letter you will need to press the Fn button and on the top of the keyboard where there is a list of F button press the one that looks like a keyboard. if that doesnt work try Fn and num lock

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I have an Asus X58L laptop, For some reason there is a letters lock and I do not know how to unlock it. So if I press letter u it gives me 4, if I press p it gives me - and so on, unless I press Fn button


It sounds like you have the num lock switched on, most laptop keyboards are too small to have a separate numeric keypad so use the letter keys on the right side of the keyboard for this. (you should note numbers as well as the expected letters on the face of these keys).

To turn off the num lock, hold down the Fn key and press Ins. (located top right of the keyboard).

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I plugged in a usb keyboard to my acer aspire one, and now my letter keys are stuck on numbers. how do I fix this?


There is a blue 'fn' key on your keyboard, press it. That should change your numbers to letters.

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With my IBM Thinkpad, I had to hold Shift+ScrLk to turn off Number Lock.

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The letters on my keypad some will only type numbers serial #N326171062571 model MX7625 if i hold down the bottom left key of the pad that displays Fn in blue letters then the letters work instead of...


1. Open the on screen keyboard by going to "control panel" then "Ease of Access Center" then click on "onscreen keyboard".

2. click and hold down the "Fn" key on the physical keyboard and then hit F11 on the onscreen Keyboard.

3. All Fixed. Spread the word.

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Keyboard letters all mixed up???


Make sure the "Num Lock" key isn't activated (LED Off).
Windows 2000 / XP actually saves the last "Num Lock" setting when you log off and restores it when you restart.

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Keyboard letters all mixed up???


Go to the control panel and open Regional and Language options. Make sure it's set for your country. Then click the languages tab and then details, make sure it's your language in the box.

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