Acer laptop keyboard

  par 3 10:44 AM 06 Dec 12

This morning for some reason the laptop keyboard started inputting strange numbers and symbols instead of letters. At the time I was downloading videos from a Bloggie. Any help please.

  Woolwell 10:48 AM 06 Dec 12

Check that num lock is not on.

  par 3 11:10 AM 06 Dec 12

Hi woolwell, Numbers lock is not on. The letters uiopjklm come out as 456*1230 and some of the symbols are wrong as well.

  Woolwell 11:21 AM 06 Dec 12

The symptom that you describe is typical for num lock on. Is there a function key for this?

  par 3 11:28 AM 06 Dec 12

Hi the numbers lock key is on f11 on the top row

  Woolwell 11:33 AM 06 Dec 12

Still think that num lock is stuck on see num lock alternative keys. Try toggling it on and off.

  par 3 12:37 PM 06 Dec 12

Hi woolwell, you were correct the numbers lock was on and following your guide, all is now well. Many thanks.

  Woolwell 12:54 PM 06 Dec 12

Glad it is sorted.


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