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My keyboard was working properly, then by accidently pushing a key repeatedly, a window popped up asking a few questions with check boxes asking to swap something around, i did not read it properly and accidently changed one of the settings around, and applied the setting. The number keys along the top & along the side, stopped working, and every key when pushed would be followed by a clicking noise from the PC. I have not been able to find that window again to put the setting back to the way it was , thus making the pc usless to use.

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