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My Satellite A100 laptop has no numerric key pad so how can I type special characters?

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You should have numbers on the keyboard which you can access using the Fn button... you can also use these without the FN button by htting the NumLock button, then use as normal keypad....
other that that try using the Alt button and the Fn with the corresponding digits.So hold down Alt, FN and tap the corresponding digits/letters on the keyboard.

If you need to use a numpad a lot, then can purchase a USB numpad - often included with USB kits from gadget shops.

Posted on Nov 29, 2013

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    Paul de Braux Nov 30, 2013

    My keyboard does not have a numlock button; it is an A100 Satellite laptop

  • Thomas Lynch Nov 30, 2013

    in this case the following should help you. You may have to relearn some codes but if you use the same ones regularly then it may not be a problem for you. Depending on the application you use - MS Word for example you can use the Alt + X shortcut. Enter the hex code of the special character you want then press Alt + X together and watch the number magically change to your desired code...

  • Thomas Lynch Nov 30, 2013

    for example to enter the @ symbol ( i know you have this on your keyboard already... ) but you type 64 and press Alt + X and it will change to @ - for the copyright symbol type A9 and then press Alt + X and is should appear.. not all applications will support this - but hopefully yours will.



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Your keyboard logic chip is in need of therapy.

Replacement of keyboard warranted.

Now, I thought that it might be a redesignation of your language code, but that proved not to be the case.

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you need to change the layout of your keyboard. "Regional Settings" in windows.
Check on what your layout is and configure the correct one in the operating system you are using

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SOURCE: 1qaz keys on my toshiba satellite a100 laptop are

A keyboard sends "scan-codes" to the computer,
e.g., "user pressed ALT and has not yet released it,
user now pressed CTRL and has not yet release it,
user now pressed DEL and released it".

So, if you've changed keyboards, then the new keyboard _should_ be sending the correct scan-codes; it must be your computer's motherboard that is not properly interpreting the scan-codes. Ouch!
Replacing the motherboard is _not_ cheap.

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