lenovo keyboard x series laptop somehow symbols above numbers constantly on

Posted on 2013-08-27
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Last Modified: 2013-08-28
after a failed password attempt (many keys tried) now the keyboard displays the symbols above the numbers on a lenovo laptop. any idea the combination to turn this off and have the numbers work as they should. or an option to reset the keyboard.
Question by:WORKS2011
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pony10us earned 2000 total points
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Check that neither of your shift keys are stuck down.
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by:Gerwin Jansen, EE MVE
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Try typing these keys a few times in sequence:


by only pressing one key at a time. After that verify that CAPS LOCK is not on and try typing the password again.
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check in the bios is num lock on is set - you can always toggle it, for a test
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I don't think I have ever seen the num lock have an effect on the top row number keys.  Isn't that only for the 10 key section?
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this was it...great thanks for the quick response.

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