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Windows 7: Laptop Keyboard main keys not working

18 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
Laptop Keyboard main keys not working

Hi,

I have a strange problem and I can't find solution on internet. My 2 years old daughter was watching cartoons on my Laptop, she got excited and start hitting buttons on the keyboard.

I don't know what happened she some how activated an option that I don't know how to turn off. The main keyboard keys are not working instead it use the extra keys arrows, symbols etc

I have turned off the computer, took off battery, search in control panel for option, but I am unable to make main keys to work. What should I do ?

Thanks for your help

I am using Windows 7 home 32bits

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18 Jul 2012   #2

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

fn-key, alt-key, ctl-key problem?
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18 Jul 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Yes all 3 are working, I tested Ctrl +C and Ctrl + V working
Alt + F opne File menu so it works
Fn + brightness checked working

When I type U i get 4, I get 5 O get 6 P get - etc...
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19 Jul 2012   #4

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by netuserf View Post
Yes all 3 are working, I tested Ctrl +C and Ctrl + V working
Alt + F opne File menu so it works
Fn + brightness checked working

When I type U i get 4, I get 5 O get 6 P get - etc...
4,5,6 and U,I,O are sequences on keyboard. Short circuit problem in keyboard's internal wiring.

Replace keyboard.
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19 Jul 2012   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

ahhh that should be your numpad macro. Look for an icon on the top row of keys on the keyboard that looks like, well, a numpad (like a box with 9 or 10 little dots inside), or it'll say "num???" on it. Hit the FN-key plus that one and vwala, you should be good.

On the U key for when you type U and get 4, do you see a tiny little 4 engraved somewhere on the physical key? And then all the other letters you're mentioning with the numbers you're seeing get typed? That's all part of the numpad function.

Also if the fn key+numpad key doesn't work, it may be the caps key or something else. It'll correspond with the color of that numpad icon (if the brightness, numpad, etc. icons are all orange, look for an orange key on the board).
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19 Jul 2012   #6

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by onesixski View Post
ahhh that should be your numpad macro. Look for an icon on the top row of keys on the keyboard that looks like, well, a numpad (like a box with 9 or 10 little dots inside), or it'll say "num???" on it. Hit the FN-key plus that one and vwala, you should be good.

On the U key for when you type U and get 4, do you see a tiny little 4 engraved somewhere on the physical key? And then all the other letters you're mentioning with the numbers you're seeing get typed? That's all part of the numpad function.

Also if the fn key+numpad key doesn't work, it may be the caps key or something else. It'll correspond with the color of that numpad icon (if the brightness, numpad, etc. icons are all orange, look for an orange key on the board).
Wow!! I didn't think about that. That sure is helping him
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20 Jul 2012   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Thanks a lot it worked
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