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KeyBoard Issue Hi My Mom has an IBM Thinkpad T42, when she strikes the keys UJMIKLT, numbers appear, what can she do to trouble shoot the problem.  She is 78 years old.  So I want to be able to help her.   I appreciate your time. Bill Gaines  wgaines94115@yahoo.com

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Look for the number lock key.... it's been toggled on ... most likely is just labeled num lock or similar.

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Posted on Aug 28, 2008

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Does my thinkpad 42 have a wireless switch? We cant find any networks in range but time warner says my routers good and system properties are good


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IBM ThinkPad T42 is a Series number rather than a Model number.

There are various models in this series. Some models have Wifi capability. Others don't.

Look underneth your notebook to see the full model number, then check here for the exact specifications for your specific model:

http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Category:T42

I hope this helps.

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After I pwr up my Thinkpad T42 laptop, windows start up and ctrl/alt/del screen comes up. When pressed there is no response. It also appears the keypad is not working when keys are pressed.


Maybe your Keyboard is defective.

To check, plug an external keyboard on your laptop.

If it's working then you should see a laptop technician for the part replacement.

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The IBM laptop has a key on the top row on the right side.It has two functions. One function is the scroll lock on the bottom of the key.The other function is the numbers lock which is at the top of the key.To unlock the right side of the keyboard when numbers are coming up instead of letters, hold down the shift key and the numbers lock key and that will unlock it.

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