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Keeping Numlock on during bootup


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urichjones

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I use my keypad a lot and I notice that everytime I bootup my numlock is off. I've set my bios to boot with numlock "on" and it does so until I get to the windows splash screen. Then it turns off. Numlock use to stay on until about a month or so ago. Does anyone know of a setting in windows that affects numlock?
Thanks for you time,

Urich

Edited by urichjones, 19 July 2005 - 08:41 AM.

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hardik_harsora

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I use my keypad a lot and I notice that everytime I bootup my numlock is off.  I've set my bios to boot with numlock "on" and it does so until I get to the windows splash screen.  Then it turns off.  Numlock use to stay on until about a month or so ago. Does anyone know of a setting in windows that affects numlock?
Thanks for you time,

Urich

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TRY AND USE THE SYSTEM RESTORE OPTION IN THE WINDOWS XP :tazz:
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gerryf

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http://www.kellys-ko...k_bookmarks.htm
Set Numlock State on Startup

Start/Run/Regedit

HKEY CURRENT USER\Control Panel\Keyboard\InitialKeyboardIndicators

0 = numberlock off
2 = numberlock on

If you want the numlock on at the welcome screen you also need to change:

HKEY USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Keyboard\InitialKeyboardIndicators same number values as above.
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Thanks gerryf! That is a tweak I will remember! Worked perfectly! It was so frustrating trying to type in some number and then look up at the screen and notice I didn't type in anything but a bunch of directional arrows.
Thanks,

Urich
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