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I have a HP Compaq notebook on which I have just installed Windows XP Ultimate, and I have a keyboard problem: The keys are inverted, for example if I press M, I get 0.

I need to use the English keyboard.

Did anyone have the same problem? Can anyone help me?

Update: by inverted I mean messed up.

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… Windows XP Ultimate? Also, which keys are not working, exactly? Are you sure you haven't enabled any Num-Pad functionality? –  slhck Oct 17 '11 at 15:25
    
What @slhck - What on earth is XP Ultimate?! Also, yes, this sounds exactly like you have NumLock on. What specifically makes you say "inverted"? That's oddly specific...please explain further. –  Shinrai Oct 17 '11 at 15:30
    
Ultimate is a cracked version (yes, cracked). and yes, it seems that I have some Num-Pad functionality enabled because all the messed up keys, have numbers instead. –  Alina Danila Oct 17 '11 at 15:45
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How does saying "they're messed up" help us in any way? Which ones are messed up exactly? And do you have NumPad on or not? –  slhck Oct 17 '11 at 15:53
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So...what you're saying is you did have NumLock on? Good that it was simple, I suppose. :) –  Shinrai Oct 17 '11 at 16:03
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Please check you don't have NumLock on.

Also, I highly advise you do not use a pirated version of Windows. You could leave yourself vulnerable to a lot of security and other problems... along with the fact it just isn't good (or legal).

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Thanks! I just temporary use this version of OS. –  Alina Danila Oct 17 '11 at 18:32
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