My up and down arrow keys are locking [Solved/Closed]

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I'm on a very new HP PC. Every few hours (yes, hours) the up and down arrow keys stop working. I'll switch to a different keyboard and they will have the same issue. Rebooting seems to be the only thing that helps. I am very frustrated.

It's not that they scroll fast. It's not that I need to hit F7. That's not the issue. The up and down simply STOP working all together. And nothing corrects it. Please help. I want a permenant solution.
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approved by Jean-François Pillou on Nov 29, 2018
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If your keyboard does not have a Scroll Lock key, on your computer, go to Start, All Programs, Accessories, Ease of Access, and then click On-Screen Keyboard. When the on-screen keyboard appears on your screen, click the slk (scroll lock) button.

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Hello,


Have you tried using Scroll Lock?

It's a key which is near your left,right,up,down keys.

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This fix works for me with Samsung Ultrabook. If I mistakenly hit the [Fn Lock] key it changes the function of the arrow keys. Simply click on it again to reset. It's located on my keyboard between the [F12] and [Insert] keys. Fn Lock setting should be set to Off
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I have the same issue and it is NOT fixed with scroll lock. the arrow keys simply stopped working in Excel. They work in other programs.
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