keypad on keyboard just stopped working

Wade Smart wadesmart at
Fri Feb 12 01:44:53 UTC 2010

Rashkae wrote:
> Wade Smart wrote:
>> I logged into my computer via VNC today when working on a computer
>> across the street. After I disconnected and came home I noticed my
>> keyboard keypad stopped working. I rebooted and still have the problem.
>> I thought it was num lock but, its on.
>> Any ideas? Surely the side of my keyboard didnt just die after I stopped
>> using it this morning. Though.. maybe it did.
>> Wade
> Does pressing the keys on on the numpad move your mouse cursor around by 
> any chance?

No. But pressing the large + key moves the cursor to 15 lines down.
That is the only thing any of the keys beside the larger enter key does.

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