keyboard problem SOLVED
bilwalsh at swbell.net
Wed Aug 31 13:17:08 UTC 2011
On 08/31/2011 06:40 AM, G. wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 7:12 AM, G.<pegngaryubuntu at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Running Natty with all the latest updates on a Samsung netbook. WHen
>> I hit the letter 'o' I get the number 6. The whole right side of the
>> keyboard is messed up. No recent major updates installed. I tried
>> removing the USA keyboard, Spanish and French doing the same things
>> and each time I reboot the USA keyboard returns. Tried fixing broken
>> packages. Tried booting into lesser video mode. Nothing has worked
>> so far.
>> Thanks for any help.
> I realized that the keys on the right side were the only ones effected
> and some keys were producing numbers. I put 2+2 together finally,
> realizing that the number keypad had been activated. I tried Fn +
> F12, F11, which did the trick. Fn+F10 deactivates the mouse pad,
> which I do all the time since the keyboard drives me crazy if I don't.
> No one replied so I have no one to thank and no one to apologize to,
I just got up and read your message. I was just about to reply and tell
you to turn off the number pad. Sorry for being so late.
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