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Pressing Alt 7 opens Bing.

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Whenever I use Alt 7, it changes the site to Bing. It doesn't open a new tab to do this. This does not happen in Chrome, just Firefox. How do I stop this from happening?

Whenever I use Alt 7, it changes the site to Bing. It doesn't open a new tab to do this. This does not happen in Chrome, just Firefox. How do I stop this from happening?

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If Num Lock is disabled then the keys on the num pad act as cursor modify keys, so Alt+7 means Alt+Home and thus opens the homepage. To prevent this, for instance if you want to to use an Alt key sequence to get an accented character, you need to enable Num Lock.

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If Num Lock is disabled then the keys on the num pad act as cursor modify keys, so Alt+7 means Alt+Home and thus opens the homepage. To prevent this, for instance if you want to to use an Alt key sequence to get an accented character, you need to enable Num Lock.