Attention: The forums will be placed on read only mode this Saturday (Oct. 20, 2018)

During this outage (6:30 AM to 8 PM PDT) the forums will be placed on read only mode. We apologize for this inconvenience. Click here to read details

Computer Newbies forum

General discussion

Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 6000v2 - Keys keep typing number

by nykommer / March 26, 2011 3:49 PM PDT

I have used this wireless keyboard for about a year with no problems. I use it with Windows XP and with Windows 7 on the same computer.

Two weeks ago, after installing IE 9 on the Win 7 HDD on my computer, the keyboard instead of writing the letters I want, now writes only numbers ie. 1234567890 and then starts over again.

I can type correct in the Login Screen and also if using Bing Search Engine, but if using Google or other search engines, the keyboard only type numbers. I can sign in to Microsoft Answers, but I am unable to type this question, again only numbers.

I am typing this on the said keyboard on the same computer, but in Win XP, where it work perfect.

I am not saying it is because of IE 9, as I also installed the IE 9 on my Vista laptop with no problems, it just happened after the installment.

I have tried to reinstall the driver for the keybord, but that did not help.

I would appreciate a step by step instruction, if anyone can help me.


Thank you very much.

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 6000v2 - Keys keep typing number
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 6000v2 - Keys keep typing number
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Any luck ...
by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 26, 2011 8:37 PM PDT

in the keybord options in Country and Regional settings of Control Panel?

Kees

Collapse -
No luck
by nykommer / March 26, 2011 10:50 PM PDT
In reply to: Any luck ...

Thanks Kees.
I deleted and reinstalled the English/US language keyboard, rebooted, but no change. Still working fine in Bing, but only numbers on all other websites

Popular Forums

icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

FALL TV PREMIERES

Your favorite shows are back!

Don’t miss your dramas, sitcoms and reality shows. Find out when and where they’re airing!