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Change keyboard settings from letters to numbers

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  • Acer
  • Laptops
  • Keyboards
Last response: in Laptop General Discussion
September 1, 2011 5:31:01 PM

I think I have hit a combination keys in error, the keys on my acer laptop are typing out the number or superscript item when I type normally, how do I turn this off.

More about : change keyboard settings letters numbers

September 1, 2011 6:18:56 PM

Sounds like you turned on numlock, there is probably a Fn key or something similar that you need to press with the numlock key to turn it off. Looks like F12 + FN would turn it off from google image search, don't have an acer to look at though.
September 2, 2011 10:36:55 AM

I have an Acer and you'll have to press Fn + the numlock key (numlock is written in blue letters).
Then your problem should go away.

The problem is easy to explain, most Acer laptops (and others) don't have a num-pad.
Instead they have a num-pad integrated in their keyboard.
J = 1; K = 2; L = 3; U = 4, etc.

It might have happend that you accedently turned it on.
March 3, 2015 7:07:53 AM

please i need some help ..i have an Acer laptop and I don't know how to type this sign "@" bec normaly if i type shift+2 is @ but in my acer laptop it came up like this sign " what should i do they say just press fn+scr lck but nothing happens..