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numlock laptop problem

by thepeskydingo / July 24, 2008 10:43 AM PDT

my problem is i have an HP dv9000 laptop, and whenever i have the numlock on the number pad on, it makes my "jkluio" keys show up as "123456" sometimes holsing the "fn" key and hitting the numlock works, but usually(98% of the time) it doesnt.

is there some keyboard driver that got messed up somewhere along the line?

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Maybe you reload the keyboard...
by glenn30 / July 24, 2008 11:06 AM PDT
In reply to: numlock laptop problem

software. Check with brand name for latest software updates.

May not work but is a good start.


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Try a little software numlock...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 24, 2008 12:48 PM PDT
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works for vista?
by thepeskydingo / July 24, 2008 12:59 PM PDT

?It says its for xp.... Does it still work for vista?

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by thepeskydingo / July 24, 2008 1:04 PM PDT
In reply to: works for vista?

Sorry I didn't clarify in my original post.

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I offered THREE solutions.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 24, 2008 1:08 PM PDT
In reply to: sorry

Why three? Thought that should cover all known versions of Windows.

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by thepeskydingo / July 24, 2008 1:14 PM PDT

I'm currently trying to figure out what to do with the 1st 2 solutions.. Haven't gotten to #3 yet

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by thepeskydingo / July 24, 2008 1:23 PM PDT

Ok, so maybe I am being misunderstood, and maybe I am just really illiterate in what you are trying to tell me to do.

I have a laptop, it is the dv9000. It has a keyboard and a number pad on it. My problem is, when I turn the number lock on the numpad on, the keys on my keyboard "jkluio" turn into "123456". i can turn off the numlock and it goes back to normal, but i would like to have the numlock on and be able to type on my keyboard as well. I read somewhere that holding my function key and pressing numlock is supposed to fix it, so i tried that, and it works once in a great while, and only for a short time period.

Forgive me if your solutions address this, but I thought I would just clarify my dilemma, and then go back to trying to figure it out.

Thanks for helping so far guys! I really appreciate it!

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Sorry no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 24, 2008 2:47 PM PDT
In reply to: ok..

The solution I offered was to get around what appeared to be a faulty numlock key.

As it stands the numbers are proper for when the numlock is turned on.

Sadly the dv9000 is a series of some hundred models. I can't guess which one.

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numlock doesn't work on my laptop
by temnikoff / October 4, 2009 10:57 AM PDT
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I have a problem with using numlock on my HP Pavilion dv9000 laptop. It has numbers seporately as a regular keyboard. When I press numlock, it activates numbers where letters located instead of numbers on the right hand side. What I have to do to fix that problem?

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by benlagraine / November 9, 2008 5:57 AM PST
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Did you ever get your problem fixed? I've had my laptop for over a year and it worked just fine, but a while ago, I have the same problem as you have, when the numlock is on, my keyboard changes to a numeric keyboard. I've searched everywhere and can't find a solution. It's not the BIOS or a virus or XP, but I believe it's a combination of keys to push to stop this nonsence.


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Tell a little more.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 9, 2008 6:01 AM PST
In reply to: Help

Did you try it with the numlock off? On many laptops you have to press and hold the Fn button then tap the Numlock to turn it off.

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