Windows 7 - Keyboard input not working properly

Posted on 2013-09-06
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Last Modified: 2013-09-12

All of sudden on my Windows 7 machine the keyboard input had awry. When I type in a '0' on the screen it displays '/' and when I type in a 'k' it displays an '*'. This has just happened all of a sudden on my pc weird I can still log into my because my password has a '0' in it, that rules out any hardware issues.

Any help would be much appecriated.

Thank you.
Question by:Zack
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rindi earned 2000 total points
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It looks like this is a laptop and you have enabled the numeric keypad function. Just disable that (there should be a key combination, like Fn+Num-Lock or or just Num-Lock something similar).

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Try a System Restore to a date before the problem started.

Have you installed a hotkey program like AutoHotKey  (or other programs using macros) recently?

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by:Prafulla Maharjan
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Just I can say to you is. You need to remember the text and hit the correct key then you can continue or work.

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Cheers man that worked.

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