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Numbers being typed instead of letters

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by slimoxide, Aug 11, 2006.

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  1. slimoxide

    slimoxide Thread Starter

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    Hi, I'm using an IBM laptop and when I type some letters, numbers come up instead. I don't think its a virus because the numbers are written on the bottom right of the keys. Is there anyway to turn this off?

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  2. JohnWill

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    You obviously have the NumLock engaged, turn it off. Since I don't know the keyboard of the machine, I can't be more specific, but it's probably a function key sequence.
     
  3. StumpedTechy

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    On most IBM's its the shift key and the Numlock key (as the numlock key is shared with PrntScrn and printscrn is the default without holding down the shift).
     
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