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my keyboard! what the heck is wrong?

  1. #1


    katiakitty Guest

    my keyboard! what the heck is wrong?

    my latop keyboard has suddenly decided that it won't do what its told (if
    you're wondering, i'm using the onscreen one.) instead of typing qwertyuiop
    asdfghjkl zxcvbnm as it is meant to, it types qwerty456*asdfgh123zxcvbn0. its
    not like numbrs have been swapped for the letters, either. the 5 is still a
    5, the 0 a 0 - except now, the m key also types 0.

    what can i do? my dad's gonna kill me! can ANYONE help?

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  2. #2


    Mike Hall - MVP Guest

    Re: my keyboard! what the heck is wrong?

    "katiakitty" <katiakitty@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:075A50FC-A207-4BC5-89E3-D2500A51E1F5@xxxxxx

    > my latop keyboard has suddenly decided that it won't do what its told (if
    > you're wondering, i'm using the onscreen one.) instead of typing
    > qwertyuiop
    > asdfghjkl zxcvbnm as it is meant to, it types qwerty456*asdfgh123zxcvbn0.
    > its
    > not like numbrs have been swapped for the letters, either. the 5 is still
    > a
    > 5, the 0 a 0 - except now, the m key also types 0.
    >
    > what can i do? my dad's gonna kill me! can ANYONE help?

    Try knocking the NUMLOCK off..

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  3. #3


    Richard G. Harper Guest

    Re: my keyboard! what the heck is wrong?

    Hit either Shift + Numlock (hold down the Shift key, then hit the Numlock
    key) or Fn + Numlock (hold down the Fn key, then hit the Numlock key)
    according to which laptop model and make you own one should do the trick.

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    "katiakitty" <katiakitty@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:075A50FC-A207-4BC5-89E3-D2500A51E1F5@xxxxxx

    > my latop keyboard has suddenly decided that it won't do what its told (if
    > you're wondering, i'm using the onscreen one.) instead of typing
    > qwertyuiop
    > asdfghjkl zxcvbnm as it is meant to, it types qwerty456*asdfgh123zxcvbn0.
    > its
    > not like numbrs have been swapped for the letters, either. the 5 is still
    > a
    > 5, the 0 a 0 - except now, the m key also types 0.
    >
    > what can i do? my dad's gonna kill me! can ANYONE help?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

my keyboard! what the heck is wrong?

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