Press the key labeled Num Lock to turn on digital keyboard. It is usually just on this additional numeric keypad and is on the first (left) location in the upper row. He works as a trigger, that is, when off side section of the keyboard press this button it includes, when enabled - disables.
Use the fn + f11 in order to enable this additional digital keyboard on your laptop or laptop. Some of the models of such computers to reduce the size of the keypad removed and its functions transferred to the group of keys on the main keyboard. These buttons have the additional symbols, in a different color from the symbols of the main keys. Pressing a combination of fn + f11 reassigns the function of these buttons, and they begin to work in the same way as the numpad on a standard keyboard. The f11 key can be replaced by other function key depending on the computer model.
Change the value of the corresponding setting in the BIOS, if the keypad is inactive immediately after loading the operating system. Not all BIOS have this option, but if it is on your computer, it may be called, for example, the Num Lock Status and the value corresponding to the enabled condition is indicated by the inscription ON. In order to enter the BIOS settings panel, initiate a reboot of the OS via the main menu on the "start" button wait until the computer is turned off and the start of a new load cycle. When the lights on the keyboard will flash, then press the Delete key and see the settings panel BIOS. Sometimes, instead of Delete you need to press f10, f2, or f1 keyboard shortcuts that you can learn from the description of your version.
Advice 2: How to disable sidebar
The side panel on the computer monitor can be a good assistant in obtaining the necessary information. There are mini-apps such as "Weather", "currency "Hours", "slide Show" and others. By placing, for example, the widget "Weather" on the side panel and configure it to your region, you will always know what weather is expected today and the next few days. The same applies to exchange rate and other information.
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The side panel can be configured on top of all Windows, remove or add gadgets, choose the time format and so on. When the side panel is not necessary or she gets to work with documents, it is easy to disable.
To disable the side panel, click the right mouse button. In the opened window, click "Close side bar". It will disappear from the desktop. In this case, those mini-applications that you place on the desktop will still be displayed. The side panel is also easy to open it again by right-clicking on its icon on the taskbar in the notification area, which is located in the lower right corner.
If the side panel you don't need, it can be solved, thereby closing the all the mini-apps and remove the sidebar icon from the notification area on the taskbar. For this purpose in the notification area, right-click on the sidebar icon. In the opened window, select "Exit". The side panel is closed, and along with it all applications that were installed by you on your desktop.
In case you need to return back the side panel on the desktop, go to "start" and "All programs." Next, find the item "Side panel" or the Windows Sidebar. One click of the mouse, run this program. Now open the desktop and check the utility. It is also worth noting that the program resumes when you restart the computer, so you can just restart PC and everything will fall into place.
In General we can say that the disable side panel on the computer is not difficult, as well as to include all the main actions to execute in order. After a few times you will not have similar difficulties when working with a personal computer or laptop.
Advice 3: How to remap keys on laptop
Reassigning keys the notebook is used for easy configuration of keyboard settings to suit your needs and make work more comfortable. On a laptop keyboard cannot be replaced, and therefore to change the functions of buttons you can use specialized software.
One of the most popular and easy to use utilities for remapping keys is a Keyboard Map. With its intuitive interface you can change the function of any buttons on the keyboard. This utility can be used on any laptops running the operating systems of Windows starting with XP.
Download the software from the Internet. She does not have an installer and distributed in the form of files. Extract the RAR file using the program WinRAR, clicking on the package with the right mouse button and clicking "extract to current folder". Navigate to the resulting directory and run the file MapKeyboard.exe.
In the utility window you will see a picture of your keyboard. Left mouse click on the button you want to change. Then at the bottom of the utility window click on the Remap selected key tools. In the drop-down list, select the key you wish to change the selected button.
After remapping keys, click Save Layout in the lower right corner of the program. Confirm your changes and restart the system by pressing "Yes" in the dialog box that appears. If you want to reset manufactured settings, click Reset keyboard layout.
In addition to Map Keyboard there are a large number of other programs with which you can change the desired buttons. So, among the other free utilities you can mark Key Remapper that works in a slightly different way.
After downloading, install and run the utility you will see a window divided into two parts. To set the key you want to edit, click the drop-down list under the "Source key" and select the name used buttons. If not, click "New key" and press the key you want to change.
In the list on the right side of the window in the drop-down context menu, select the button to which you want to replace function. After that save the changes by clicking on Apply and restarting the computer.