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Numpad gone haywire

There is an issue with the numpad on my Toshiba Satellite P875. Some of the number keys toggles the numlock function, and none of the number keys function as they should. Holding down a number key ...
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Restoring keyboard settings after a remote desktop session - Windows 7

We have USB scanners that require Num Lock key to be ON to work properly. I noticed when I remote logged in to a PC (remote desktop) and my num lock key was OFF then the remote PC will also turn it ...
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In Kubuntu 12.04, my Numeric Keypad NumLock key behavior is reversed

I use Kubuntu 12.04 with US and IL layouts. I haven't made any keyboard-layout-related configuration changes (that I can remember). When I press numeric keypad keys, I get numbers, not arrays; but if ...
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Windows 8.1 Numlock on logon

I know this has been asked before, but none of those answers work for me. I've got Windows 8.1 installed on my pc and my user password contains numbers. I'm used to use the numpad for typing numbers, ...
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Turn numlock on only when USB keyboard is connected

Is there any program that can turn numlock on when I connect external keyboard and turn it off when I disconnect the keyboard?
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How can I tell if my numlock etc. buttons are active if I don't have a light?

My home laptop doesn't have any lights or indicators to show that I've got numlock, caps lock or scroll lock on. The only indication I get is when a program tells me I got caps lock on when entering a ...
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Permanently disable num lock in windows?

I like to use the number keys for cursor movement. But every so often I hit Num Lock by mistake, and then instead of moving the cursor where I want it, I end up with an input like this: 44444488 ...
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Windows 8 force Num Lock on at boot [duplicate]

On Windows 8, Num Lock is off after booting after Shut Down. I changed the value of HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Keyboard to 2, which works when fast startup is disabled or when I use restart. ...
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Enable numlock on a laptop

Good day. Yes, I know there should usually be FN + <*> but on my Envy 17 3D there is no such combination. I tried FN + everything, it does not change anything. Tried to look in bios, no luck ...
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Is it possible to turn on/off numberlock with command prompt?

With command prompt, can I turn my number lock on or off? I'm hoping to do it with just one line, but I'm assuming I can't as that would have shown up in google.
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purpose for num lock key being off at startup [closed]

I couldn't find the answer specifically on this issue, if it is. Most are on how to turn it off/on. What is the purpose behind having the num lock key off during startup? Is it impossible to boot ...
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Numlock key notification

Is there any program I can use to have on-screen notification for the status of my numlock? My laptop keyboard does not have any LEDs for the numlock and I never know whether it's on or off without ...
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Disable Mint Cinnamon Keyboard Shortcut, Shift + Numpad != Numlock

I have just started using Linux Mint with Cinnamon Desktop Environment, but I have come accross an anoying feature that I can't find out how to remove. When the num lock is off, the right numpad acts ...
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Windows 8: Change default numlock state to 0 dont work

After logging in to Windows 8 the numlock is on. I have a notebook, so this is bad, I have no numbers block ... with this howto I tried to deactivate this: ...
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Setting num-lock based on time

I have a laptop that I take to work. At home, I have an external keyboard so I usually key num-lock on. At work, I want num lock to be off. Is there a way to 'schedule' num lock on/of behavior? 9am ...
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Numlock on when computer is off

I have a desktop PC which was recently moved. Since moving I've noticed that even while the PC is turned off (but wall socket turned on) the NumLock LED on the keyboard is on. It may have been doing ...
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Make Fn Key Control Numlock

I have a VAIO laptop which, like most laptops, has an Fn key. In order for me to switch from the regular keyboard to the numeric keypad on the laptop, I am required to use NumLock; simply pressing the ...
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Is there a way to use the numeric keypad in DOSBox?

Searching around Google and the DOSBox Wiki there doesn't seem to be a way to use the numeric keypad as a numeric keypad, instead it seems to behave like the arrow keys. Looking at the dosbox.config ...