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Keyboard Stuck in Function (Fn) Mode

When I type on my laptop keyboard, the buttons that double as numbers, type as numbers unless I hold the Fn button, the opposite of what is supposed to happen.

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To unlock number lock (numlk):

Depend on comp, but try pressing (at same time)
fn + f11
or
fn + Scroll/numlk (next to f12)
or
f12 + Scroll
or
f12 + Scroll + fn
or
ctrl + Shift + Scroll

or in BIOS there is a numlk option

Posted on Oct 24, 2008

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PRESS FN+ shift+number lk keys,

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Turn off Num Lock.

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