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Great Tip!! One thing, I had to press either control numberlock or fn+ numberlock to get it to work.... by the way, My email address here is not my real address :)
Thanks for the help. I don't know why the num lock was on after a reboot wasn't before today. I am leaving on a trip tomorrow and was afraid I was going to be with the use of my laptop. I opened a help desk ticket, well see if my IT dept. can help. I will give them a couple of days and then give them the answer.
THANKS SO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I am thanking you for your help I have had this problem for weeks and tech support(husband) couldn't figure it out 30 secs of your instructions and problem fixed.You are the greatest
I just plugged a numeric key pad to be able to type the numbers faster. Unfortumately, you have to turn on the numlck for that. Is there a way to use the numeric key pad and the keyboard at the same time? If possible as well, can you email me the answer. I appreciate it!
Hello, thank you so much :S I was freaking out, it's ironic because before that I could never do work the Fn keys, it was like a heaven's call telling me: "well, do you want the FN working huh?" and then I oculd write well... Thanks for the help!!
i had the same problem, except i had to press SHIFT and NUMLOCK to fix it. i was stressing cuz it was very hard to type.
this is for converting the blue keys in to NumLock and take them back to normal. But I am using a Compaq laptop, while I press Fn Key, the blue keys are typed, and when I release the Fn key, I can type the normal keys. This is a very great tool for me. But sometimes for some unknown reason (maybe I press some key wrongly) this tool is gone, and I can not get it back until I run the Windows restore system tool.
Could you please show me a way to get it back noramlly, perhaps by pressing a combined sets of keys??!
HELL YEAH!!!! Awesome.. I'm a tech at a college and had the whole dept. stumped, we have a shitload of these laptops and it was happening left and right... no way.. how easy was that? Awesome.. I'm still so excited that I found this answer.. I've been searching for months for something, on the internet, called the computer store we purchased them from... no one knew... thanks a lot. You saved us a lot of money. We were ready to get at least 8 new keyboards. Thanks again.
Thank you, so much. I thought I was going insane. I recently got a windows laptop, and I'm a mac junkie, so thank you for saving me the disgrace of taking this into a shop, haha.
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