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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

    Aug 11, 2006
    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

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Oct 19, 2002
    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


    Jul 7, 2004
    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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