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HELP! keyboard is messed up after plugging in a desktop keyboard. example. "qwerty456*[] asdfgh123-'\ zxcvbn0,."

cannot write without pressing the Fn key for messed up 2eys! "he3* 0e *3ease!"

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Your NumLock is turned on. Have you tried pressing Fn + F11 on your laptop keyboard to turn it off?

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LOL! Yes!!OMG! WOW thank you! That is ridiculous! you are amazing thank you! plus one for – Dustin Jul 22 '11 at 4:43

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