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pontuslp
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Laptop keyboard giving wrong characters

Hi

 

I recently got my laptop back from repairs, and found a really strange error on it. It seems that I now have two numpads, one which is the usual one, and one which is centered on the i key. This means if i try to type any of the letters u i o j k l and m, I get 4 5 6 1 2 3 and 0 instead.I'm not entirely sure this is an hardware error or if it's some driver, but the driver is 2½ years old, so I guess it should be the same as before.

 

Any clues? Will I have to hand it in again? 

 

The laptop is a DV9093ea.

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srowe4
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Member Since: ‎09-21-2009
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Re: Laptop keyboard giving wrong characters

i'm having the same problem.  did you get your issue resolved?  if so, how?
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jleoboucher
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Message 3 of 31 (28,226 Views)

Re: Laptop keyboard giving wrong characters

Press the FN key and hold. And press num lock once, your keyboard is back.

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edod2002
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Member Since: ‎05-04-2009
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Re: Laptop keyboard giving wrong characters

[ Edited ]

I have a similar issue but slightly different than shown here:

I have a similar issue but slightly different than shown here:

 

 

When I type z, z1 is shown or x, x2 is shown, etc.

I have a similar issue but slightly different than shown here:

 

 

When I type z, z1 is shown or x, x2 is shown, etc.

 

It's really an annoying problem and i have tried the solutions shown here.  Any help is appreciated!

I have a similar issue but slightly different than shown here:

 

 

When I type z, z1 is shown or x, x2 is shown, etc.

 

It's really an annoying problem and i have tried the solutions shown here.  Any help is appreciated!

 

Thank you in advance

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Keki
Posts: 1
Member Since: ‎02-26-2011
Message 5 of 31 (26,371 Views)

Re: Laptop keyboard giving wrong characters

Hey Did you find a solution to your problem? I have the sam7e problem7

 

 

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hp50user10
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Member Since: ‎12-17-2010
Message 6 of 31 (26,358 Views)

Re: Laptop keyboard giving wrong characters

Um..try pressing the num lock button?

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JohnnyU
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Member Since: ‎04-07-2011
Message 7 of 31 (26,074 Views)

Re: Laptop keyboard giving wrong characters

Does it matter which function key?

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Shan_Greene
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Member Since: ‎05-18-2011
Message 8 of 31 (25,799 Views)

Re: Laptop keyboard giving wrong characters

When I type i get " instead of the at symbol and / instead of the pound symbol and É instead of a question mark.  How do I reset this as it is real hard to send an email when i cant even type the at symbol at all

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cart6n61
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Message 9 of 31 (25,138 Views)

Re: Laptop keyboard giving wrong characters

Hi there my keyboard gives wrong displays example when I press the shift and 2 to get the at sign I get " sign.  How do I fix this? Have tried fn and number lock but it doesn't work.  Very annoying.  Who can help please????

 

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LUCK12
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Member Since: ‎12-06-2011
Message 10 of 31 (23,806 Views)

Re: Laptop keyboard giving wrong characters

IM ALSO GETTING THE SAME PROBLEM DID U GET TO KNOW HOW TO SOLVE IT??

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