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11e Laptop 3rd Gen Keyboard adding numbers with sp...

Q: 11e Laptop 3rd Gen Keyboard adding numbers with sp...

I have a new 11e laptop, 3rd Generation. Everything was working good. All of a sudden, the keyboard when typing only the middle row letters of "a,s,d,f, j, k, l, ;" a number will be added in front or to the back of the letter. All other keys are typing fine. I have checked for anything NumLock that could be related to causing this. Nothing in BIOS Set. Checked keyboard settings - the correct language is set. I tried to press FN+F11 and nothing. I turned on the online keyboard and clicked on NumLock there and turned it off, that did not fix it. I attached an external keyboard, that types fine. Turned on and off num lock, that did not fix it. I did a restore back to a date before it happened, that did not fix it. I just reimaged the laptop and that did not fix it. Any suggestions would be much appreciated!

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I have a HP laptop keyboard that isn't responding correctly. It displays a "1q 2w 3e 4r 7u 8i 9o 0p" on the screen when the respective letter is typed. I undestand how the "Fn" key and the "Num Lock" key works but this is not the issue. Any advice to remedy this would be appreciated. I've had this laptop for 18 months and it just started doing this. I can't seem to find anyone on the internet that is having the exact same problem. They only have what appears to be a similar issue but not this exact number letter combination.

A:HP laptop keyboard responds as numbers and letters

Have you tried using a USB external keyboard?

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So as the title says, the keys on the top of my laptop (Under the F keys) don't work in the sense that they give a jumble of symbols/more than one number, rather than what it should:

So from left to right, finishing at the backspace, this is what i get (What you should normally get is on the left, and what i got is on the right)
` = `1
1 = `1
2 = Doesn't give any number, it just opens a new tab in the browser
3 = 3
4 = 54
5 = 54
6 = 67
7 = 67
8 = =8
9 = 9
0 = -0
- = -0
= = =8

With Shift
~ = ~!
! = ~!
@ = @
# = #
$ = %$
% = %$
^ = ^&
& = ^&
( = (
) = _)
- = _)
+ = +*

Sometimes it works alright, and other times this is what happens. Though, this is the longest period of time that it has been messed up for. Also, all the other keys work fine.

System Specs

Also, i haven't spilt anything really on there. I did spray my keyboard with some disinfectant a few times to clean it and stuff, but other than that, no copious amounts of liquid. Please help me!

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I have an IBM laptop that is typing numbers instead of letters on the keyboard.
I am running windows XP on the laptop.
I had an external keyboard attached to the laptop and it works fine.
Things I have tried:
turning off the number lock
disabling macros


A:IBM Laptop keyboard typing numbers instead of letters

Hello! I had the same problem! The "Num Lk" key activates the numeric keyboard (blue characters). The "Fn" (Function Key) will turn it off, or vice-versa (can't remeber exactly)! Anways, just press the "num lk" and the "fn" key and it should return to normal!

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My friend is having a keyboard problem on his laptop. Basically words a read with numbers in between. Examples include:

o9o9h e3r4m
no9thi8ng he3lp0e3d
no9thng hap0p0e3ni8ng

Any help gratefully appreciated.

A:Laptop keyboard typing random numbers between letters

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this is what happens when I press the period key: .56-mvxzc
the l key repetitively: l7l79ljl7l79l7l7sad
the o key: oqe or orwqe depending on how long I hold it downm


A:laptop keyboard typing weird letters/numbers

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

Do you have a secondary keyboard to try?

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I have a laptop (Toshiba Tecra w/ XP Pro), and I am going to use a separate keyboard rather than my laptop's built-in keyboard. Before installing the driver for the separate keyboard, is there anything I need to do to de-activate my laptop's built-in keyboard? Or will XP just allow me to use the new one upon installation?

Sorry for such a newbie question. I could not find any answers on line. Wondering if someone here might know.

Thanks so much in advance!

A:adding separate keyboard to laptop?

Xp will recognize the new keyboard, and allow you to use the new keyboard or the built in one. If you press a key on the built in one or the new one they will both work.

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I have a company that sends people out into the field, the job may take more than one day and they may sell the same and different items each day. I am looking for an easy way to total these things up. I know Excel pretty well, but I can't figure out macros. What I would like to do is;be able to input Item #'s, have it look up the Description (which I know how to do), then I enter amount used, then on the side somewhere have it "auto sort" and "auto total" in either format as shown in Option #1 or #2 (I would really like it to show Option #2 & 1) Then I can review it with each item listed in order and give it to my secretary to enter into my invoicing program.

Item # Description Amount used
101 Truck 1
102 Pencils 6
205 Paper 8
215 Eraser 4
318 Envelope 10
101 Truck 3
319 Paper Clip 2
102 Pencils 5
318 Envelope 8
101 Truck 5
217 Ink 2
319 Paper Clip 8
205 Paper 2
215 Eraser 4

Option #1
Item # Description Total Used
101 Truck 9
102 Pencils 11
205 Paper 10
215 Eraser 8
217 Ink 2
318 Envelope 18
319 Paper Clip 10
Option #2
Item # Description Total Used
101 Truck 1
101 Truck 3
101 Truck 5 9
102 Pencils 6
102 Pencils 5 11
205 Paper 8
205 Paper 2 10
215 Eraser 4
215 Eraser 4 8
217 Ink 2 2
318 Envelope 8
318 Envelope 10 18
319 Paper Clip 2
319 Paper Clip 8 10

A:Adding numbers from jobsheets

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I need an Excel formula that will add a column of numbers by the date in which they (each number) occurred. The dates and numbers in sequence (which helps). For example, to add all of the monthly payments (by month) that will occur between 10/1/04 and 10/1/05 (in this case one payment per month) what could I use as a formula?

Help would be appreciated as Hurricane Francis blows right over my head here in Orlando.

A:Adding numbers between know dates

Here ya go: http://www.dicks-blog.com/excel/2004/03/sumif_between_t.html

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Please can you tell me how to add page numbers to documents in Libre Office Writer.


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Not as easy at it sounds!

I have a cell with the following:


I need excel to calculate the total of these figures e.g =

this should give me a total of 169.

These figures are random e.g.

in each of these i would like the totals to be show eg:
Y189 - is 189
F2C77W10Y177 - is 266

Im stuck....

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Could somebody help me . I need to print a Word file, but every print has to be numbered. There surely must be some way of doing it automatically. HELP

A:Adding Numbers to a Printout

print out of what in what program
adding what type of numbers

assuming word
assuming page numbers
assuming XP

on the top menu
page numbers

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Is there some way to make it so page numbers display on the printed pages of an Adobe .pdf file? I converted a Word document to .pdf, but the Word document did not have the numbered pages. I now want to add the numbers in Adobe Reader, but it looks like I'll have to go back to the original Word document, add headers which include the page number, and then re-convert it to .pdf. Is that correct? If I could do it within Adobe Reader, that would be preferable.

A:Adding Page Numbers to .PDF document

The file is a creation from an original Word file, the page numbers would need to exist in the Word file.

It would be a nightmare if in creating a PDF it was able to assign new printed page numbers as these would often not align with the original document and TOC's would be incorrect.

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Im using windows 10 totally updated version and the problem im facing is that windows keeps adding numbers after my WiFi name/SSID and the number keeps on increasing. It aint causing any trouble with network usage but I still wanna fix it and wanna know whats causing this. Ive attached a picture with this thread where u can see the wifi name states Redmi 7 but my network name is just Redmi. This 7 was 2,3,4... some days ago. Please help me asap with this issue ill be grateful.

A:Windows keeps adding numbers after my WiFi name

I don't understand why that is a "problem" or why you are bothered, but I don't need to understand. In Network Connections you can right click on the connection name and select Rename and call it whatever you wish (within reason). I should add that you could do this in previous versions of Windows but I'm only assuming the ability has not been removed in Windows 10.

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Hi All,

Anyone know how to add and total up numbers in a table cell? Thanks.


A:Adding and Total Up Numbers in a Table

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I am having trouble with Excel 2003 automatically adding the last digit in a Postal Code. For example, when I type in "R3R 4K5" in A1 and then click the corner of it and drag it down a couple of cells it goes from "R3R 4K5" to "R3R 4K6" and "R3R 4K7" and so on.

Is there an option that you can disable to prevent this?


A:Solved: Excel adding numbers

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About a year ago, I created an input form that contains a subform in which are listed all the contributions of a member of the organization. Under the subform -- IN THE MAIN FORM, not within the subform -- I had placed a field that summed the contributions for that individual, and another field that displayed the domain sum (DSum) for all contributions. Both have worked perfectly every since.

The field that sums the contributions for the individual used the formula "=[Contributions subform].[Form]![ContribSum]". The field that does the domain sum is "=DSum("Contribution","Contributions")+IIf(DSum("MatchAmt","Contributions") Is Not Null,DSum("MatchAmt","Contributions"),0). I removed the field "MatchAmt" from the table, and changed the DSum statement to just "DSum ("Contribution","Contributions").

After doing that, both field yield only "#Error". Part of my puzzlement is the field "ContribSum". It is not a field in either table, and is nowhere in either form. I haven't the foggiest where it is or why the formula refers to it. I tried using just "=Sum([Contributions.subform].Form![Contribution]), but that for some reason reports only the first contribution; doesn't add all of them up.

So my question is, how does one sum number fields in a subform in a field OUTSIDE of the subform/in the host form?


A:Adding numbers in a subform (Access 2000)

Put the "=" back in front of DSum, so that it says this:

The "#Error" means that Access is trying to do some sort of operation that it can't pull off.

As for your sum question, it's cagey, unless you can program a little. The workaround is this:
In the subform, show the form footer. There should be a control there called ContribSub, I'm guessing, from your post. If not, make one.
Set its control source to


Once you're sure the subform sum is working, you can set the Visible property of the form footer to false. That way you don't see your total down there.
Now you can build a control source on the master form whose control source is set to

=[Contributions subform].[Form]![ContribSum]

As for why your other attempt wasn't working (the one that goes like "=Sum([Contributions.subform].Form![Contribution])"), you must remember that Access maintains only one "active" record at a time, per form or subform. So your control wasn't lying; I'll bet changing records in the subform would prove that. But it's only adding the total of the active record--this is the big difference from a report, where there are no active records.

Hope this helps. Let us know.

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I don't know it it's appropriate subforum to ask it, but as i'm under Windows 7 i thought it might've been a right place to start with.

Technically what i mean is i've got a row of numbers in notepad, like:


What i'd like to do is automatically put a syntax in front of these numbers, like:


I've got tens of thousands of such numbers, thats why it has to be done automatically.

Can you do it somehow with CMD perhaps? Or do you need any external program. If so, which one?


A:Adding random syntax in front of numbers automatically?

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Hello All,

I am using batch manager in Omnipage Professional 17 to convert batch of PDF files to text files using Omnipage.

Now the problem is i want to add some indicator specifying page numbers to separate different pages of PDF files in my text file.

as an example suppose there is an PDF file with 5 pages getting converted to a single text file using Omnipage then i want to add page number in my text file to separate each page content available in PDF file pages.

I went through help docs of batch manager but do not find any configuration option to do this.

Please let me know if anyone have solution for this.


A:Omnipage + Adding Page Numbers to PDF File pages

Maybe this will help you http://www.a-pdf.com/number/ . It's a free utility to add page numbers to pdf files.

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Hello group,

I wasn't quite sure how to word the subject line. I would like to be able to add a number to column A everyday and have the cumulative sum of column A show in column B in the adjacent cell so I can chart it. So it would look something like this:

1 1
1 2
1 3
2 5
-1 4

I think it's something to do w/the SUM function but I can't quite figure it out. Any help much appreciated.


A:Solved: Excel: Adding Numbers in a Column on a Daily Basis?

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Using Windows 98 with Microsoft Internet Keyboard. All current upgrades installed. Pentium III processor. MS Optical Intellimouse.

Everything works fine except the number pad on the right side of the keyboard. NumLock is on but nothing transmits to programs when a key is depressed. With numlock off, keypad functions work normally as arrow keys. Numbers keys at top of board work okay too.

Tried upgrading with latest MS drivers for both keyboard and mouse and pouring over startup BIOS options but no joy - same ole, same ole.

Any suggestions?

A:Keyboard numbers

1) Try in DOS - boot from floppy and see if they work.

2) Try in Safe Mode to see if they work.

Let us know.

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For some reason the numbers at the top of my keyboard quit working....only 5 and 6 work. Any advice?

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Bought new SONY camcorder. I want to share videos with sources (options are facebook, utube, etc.). When I select video to share, and choose facebook, I must log in to facebook. When doing so, my keyboard only types numbers. But when I use all other sources like utube, the keyboard works fine - uses letters. Even SONY cannot figure this out. Any advise????

A:Keyboard using numbers ONLY in certain areas

Your keyboard switches to numbers on facebook only? I don't see why it should only happen on facebook. Ensure that you do not have "num lock" on when you are on facebook.

If it is only ever facebook that it happens, then it may be easiest to type your username and password in notepad first and then copying and pasting them into their respective fields - discarding the current notepad file afterwards.

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I just got this Kensington keyboard from Newegg: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823155004

The layout is fantastic, but the only top row numbers that work are 5 and 6. Shift-number doesn't work either. This is a pretty big problem for me.

I tried unplugging and re-plugging, used both USB and the serial adapter. Nothing has worked yet.

Win7 x64
AMD quad core
yadayada nothing else important.

Thanks for any help you folks can give

A:New keyboard, top row numbers do not work

If it's a brand new keyboard and only the 5 and 6 keys are working, Send it back and request a replacement (or your money back).

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writing with first row became awful 2w4r8it8ing 2w8ith f8i4rst 4r9o2w b3ecam3e a2wf7ul

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in the desktop ie and the url bar of the metro ie the keyboard numbers row doesn't work, every key in that row just repeatedly types the most recently pressed key that isn't in that row. I can type numbers with the number pad on the side of the keyboard but not symbols like @,#,$ and the rest. sometimes I write something into another program and copy and paste, but some websites don't let you do that. so how do you get the numbers row on the keyboard to work?

A:keyboard numbers row not typing in ie

Just taking a wild stab in the dark here as I don't use IE but have you checked your keyboard settings on the bottom of your screen (that ENG button on the lower right on the Task Bar)? Mine got mysteriously changed to French Canada the other day and I couldn't use my number row.

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My computer with the problem is a Gateway Notebook LT2104u running Microsoft Windows 7. When I open Internet Explorer and type in numbers, letters or symbols, the result on screen is a consecutive string of numbers, i.e. 12345678901234567890 but the string may also start randomly at 45678901234567890. I have Norton Antivirus software on the notebook provided by Comcast. I also bought a driver manager as an add on by Norton as suggested by other tech web sites and scanned and updated the drivers with no benefit, the problem still remains. The keyboard works just fine in Microsoft Word, Excel, etc. I can type in MS Word, cut and paste into Internet Explorer and the resulting search or entry works fine. I have checked the cap lock and num locks settings. I don't know if this is a hardware or software problem or how to fix it?

A:Solved: Keyboard enters only numbers

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Preface: I'm a computer tech of 13 years, and I've not seen a problem like this, nor can I figure out a way to successfully search for a similar problem online, so I figured I'd try here.

I've got a computer on our network that is displaying a unique symptom. When you type anything, it appears as a series of incrementing numbers from 0 to 9 and repeating. This happens when pressing any letter or number keys. The only key that appears to work is the tilde/backapostrophe (~`). Also interesting is that pressing Shift + any key gives you the symbol appropriate for pressing shift and that number.

So, for example, if I were to type:

This is a test! >> !234 56 7 [email protected]
AaaaaaAAA >> $56789)[email protected]
qwertyuiopasdfghjkl; >> 34567890123456789012


The computer had a malware infection prior to this, including the WinAntivirus 2010 infection, as well as a rootkit infection that Gmer's tool located and "successfully" removed.

I don't think this is being caused by an infection, as MBAM and SAS are both showing the system as completely clean. I've tried a PS2 and USB keyboard, both which give the same result. Rkill doesn't show anything running in the background that shouldn't be, and for all other purposes, the computer is working perfectly.

Any ideas here?

A:Keyboard is typing consecutive numbers...!

I do not have a fix at this moment for this one but can recommend a work around.

Open Start>Run type osk.exe to access the on screen keyboard.

Maybe someone else around here has experienced this issue and will have a fix but for now if this PC is really needed to function this is one work around.

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Hope this is an easy fix. I am not tech talented. When I type, every couple of letters types a number instead of letters. Can you help please ?

A:keyboard types gibberish/numbers

fixed. FYI laptop num lk on. hit FN num lk and it worked.

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Consequtive numbers appear instead of letters. Using Acer netbook Win 7.

A workaround is by selecting a language in the multi language bar I use; however, when moving to a new text box the keyboard returns to enter numbers instead of letters and selecting a language in the language bar is required again.

This problem exists when using the browsers. MS Word seems not to have the problem. I did not try other applications.

A:keyboard enters numbers instead of letters

check maybe u press the nmlck...

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My son has just phoned me 'cos his laptop for some reason has a problem.
Keys such as K which also have the number 2 will only show the number, not the letter. I'm working 200 miles away from him at the moment so how can he put this right please? He's only just in double figures so he's rather worried about this.
He says he's not changed any settings but it's possible that something could have been changed by accident of course.
Thanks for any help...


A:Solved: Keyboard. Numbers not letters.

The Num Lock is on? I know some laptops have a keystroke to lock the "number pad" on the laptop keyboard.

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I need help please,
When I turn on the numlock button and try to type, my keyboard start typing numbers instead of letters. I tried all types of solutions but no luck.
I even replaced the keyboard but still the same issue.
Please help,
I have new hp motherboard dv9225us, win7 ultimate sp1, 2 gig ram, 2 ghz.
Thank you all.

A:keyboard types numbers instead of letters

Hi welcome to TSF

do you have constant guard or guarded id installed on your computer?

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When in tablet mode each time I enter a number, the number is entered onscreen (good) but the keyboard goes back to qwerty letter only (bad).  I will be entering a bunch of numbers and can't keep having to select the numbers key.  Suggestions on how I can make the numbers stay?  

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The numbers (0 through 9) on the Right Side of the keyboard are not active until Windows 10 completely boots up. This function is turned on in bios.

Acer Aspire ATC-705-UC52 Desktop, Intel Core i7-4790 Quad-Core 3.6GHz, 1TB SATA, 12GB DDR3, 802.11ac, Bluetooth, Win10

A:Numbers (0 through 9) on the Right Side of the keyboard are not active

What do you mean by "not active"? Num Lock must be on or they will do the other function.

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Dear all, I unfortunately spilled water on the keyboard of my 2nd gen X1 carbon and several of the keys no longer work. As it is out of warranty, I was hoping to buy the parts from Lenovo and fix it myself. Can somebody point me in the right direction as far as which parts I'll need to replace and what the part numbers are? Thanks!

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it will do this with all keys, I have to minimize the browser then bring it back up and it will work until the next time it happens, what can I do to fix it

A:keyboard types numbers instead of letters

Does each key type a specific number or is it all random?

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The numbers (0 through 9) on the Right Side of the keyboard are not active until Windows 10 completely boots up. This function is turned on in bios.

Acer Aspire ATC-705-UC52 Desktop, Intel Core i7-4790 Quad-Core 3.6GHz, 1TB SATA, 12GB DDR3, 802.11ac, Bluetooth, Win10

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How to fix this? i have this problem like 1,2 months cannot really remember..... I tried everything but i need your help :P

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My computer keyboard types numbers instead of letters when 'Num Lock' is on.  The Num Lock selection used to only affect the ten key calculator on the right, but now it also affects the alpha characters. How do I turn off the numbers on the alpha side of the keyboard?

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This is killing me.
When in word documents or typing in browsers, my laptop keyboard is perfectly fine, but when I'm in a game or certain other programs (like typing in Pandora, the internet radio) my keyboard (all the numbers, letters, and punctuation keys), when hit, will display numbers. No matter what key is pressed the first press gives me a "1," the next a "2," and so forth until "0" which is when it goes back to "1." I can't play anything and have to copy paste into Pandora's typing field. Oddly, when I hit CTRL-V to paste it still registers. CTRL-random number would not paste, so something is (I think) changing my letters into numbers after the letter registers.
I tried to do all the Num-lock and scroll-lock stuff but it didn't work.
AVG Free's scheduled scan turned up nothing.
I'm currently scanning with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and Spybot S&D. Unhackme says there is no Trojan on my computer.
I temporarily fixed the problem previously with a system restore, but it did not last.
Someone please help!

A:Keyboard only typing numbers in sequence, num lock OFF

UPDATE: There doesn't seem to be any virus or malicious files.
I searched and found a guy with a similar problem, but there was no solution...

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HP Part numbers are driving me up the wall. Looking up my client's laptop model (Envy 17t-j000), I find two possible keyboards:720244-001 KEYBOARD ISK STD BL BLK CURVE US720245-001 KEYBOARD ISK STD BL BLK FLOW US What's the difference, and how do I know which one I need to get? R

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Seems to only affect the right portion of the keyboard. SP2 Sony Vaio PCG-R505EL

A:[SOLVED] keyboard typing numbers instead of letters

hi welcome to TSF

sounds like the numlock is enabled.

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when i hit letters in my applications, it says im hitting numbers, and even when i hit the numbers on my keyboard, it starts going "1,2,3,4,5" ect. just from hitting 1 number. for instance when i go on youtube and hit 1 on a video player, its supposed to keep taking me to a certain part of the video, but it just keeps going forward until it restarts and then goes through again. also when i play minecraft and i try changing my settings, if i want to set "move left" to "a" it says i it number 1!?!? i know a good bit about computers, but this is just BAFFLING me, i have looked ALL OVER this website and all of the people that had this problem just had there NUM lock on, and i cant use any applications while this problem is going on, so please, anyone, help me out

A:Keyboard is typing numbers instead of letters? (NUM LOCK IS NOT ON)

If this is a laptop see if this helps.

If you're writing numbers instead of letters when you press the keyboard of your laptop and you must hold down the Function key (Fn) to write normally.

This is due to the fact that the digital lock is activated. To solve this, simply press the Fn+Numlk or depending of the model, press the button or Fn + Shift +Numlk

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Hey, I have an HP Pavilion Dv6 Laptop. It runs Windows 7. My laptop keyboard suddenly one day started malfunctioning. It didn't get wet, nor did I ever remove any of the keys. Just randomly some keys started having extra letters added. Here are some examples:

When I type: I get:
g gt5
t gt5
5 gt5
h hy6
y hy6
6 hy6
' '[-
[ '[-
- '[-

Help!!!! My backspace button also doesn't work, it deletes one space but replaces it with a backslash so i have to go back and use my keypad "delete" button to get rid of unwanted letters in my messages

A:Keyboard types Extra Letters/Numbers

Hi jc1691, welcome to TSF

is the laptop under warranty? hook up a usb keyboard does it do the same thing or work correctly. another thing you can try is uninstalling the keyboard in device manager and restart laptop will load keyboard when restarted.

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has anyone had a problem with your keyboard typing
random letters and numbers when you try to type? If so
do you know what causes it or how to fix it? thanks!

A:keyboard typing random letters and numbers

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 2.66GHz, Intel64 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1534 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6200SE TurboCache(TM), 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 152524 MB, Free - 114631 MB; E: Total - 476937 MB, Free - 80308 MB;
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

For no apparent reason the numbers across the top of the keyboard along with the characters above them have stopped working altogether.
I can use the keypad and the alphabet keys ok
Numlock makes no difference and I have rebooted 3 times to no effect.
Have tried 3 different keyboards and all react the same way all PS2 as I don't have a USB one
I have run MSE and Antimalware the latter found a PUP which it cleared but that made no difference.
I have not spilt anything on the KB anyway have tried a further 2 KB since
I have only recently started using W7 but I tried looking under devices and hardware like I would in XP but the keyboard doesn't show up at all, just printers, the mouse which is USB etc

It's really irritating as I don't normally use the keypad so it slows me up, and I miss being able to use the symbols such as brackets etc
Would be grateful for any suggestions etc

A:Solved: Keyboard PS2 top numbers and symbols not working

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