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num lock

by user470 / May 1, 2011 7:03 PM PDT

I have Windows 7 on my computer. On my keyboard there is a key labeled "num lock". What is the purpose of that key? Why would anyone press that key? Thank you very much. user470

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Clarification Request
I'm sure you have asked this before.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / May 1, 2011 7:12 PM PDT
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Desktop or Laptop?

Open a word processor document and start typing numbers using the Number Pad. Now, press the Num Lock key and try typing numbers again, see what happens.


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Yep. Remember this?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / May 1, 2011 7:19 PM PDT
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