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HP On-Screen Caps/Num/Scroll lock Indicator

Question: HP On-Screen Caps/Num/Scroll lock Indicator

THE "HP On-Screen Caps/Num/Scroll lock Indicator" shows up in Programs and Features, but the size cell is empty!! Indicator lost during a previous "fix" of an unrelated problem. HP states they can neither replace the file nor download the file contenets. What, Where, and How can I retrieve the indicator as I have a &[email protected]*+ remote keyboard? HELP!
khdphd

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Answer: HP On-Screen Caps/Num/Scroll lock Indicator

Hi, khdphd, and welcome to the forum....

They say they cannot download the file? I have always seen every HP that uses those hkCMD.exe files to be able to download them for that computer in the event of a reinstall.

Did you look at software available for download for your computer? If it is there, then you can download it, uninstall the current version, reboot and install that one and it should load the original files back in place.

Try uninstalling hkcmnd from Programs and Features (it may be named something a bit more fancy)

And I know what HP *said* - but look anyway.

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I have an x61t that when it locks for screen saver password and you have to CTRL ALT Delete the relog back on. the CAPS lock on the onscreen keyboard indicates on but it's not. 1. Log into the tablet.2. The screensaver would lock the tablet.3. Press Ctrl Alt Delete to get to the logon screen.4. The on screen keyboard would show the Caps Lock key as on but it wasn't. If they pressed the Caps Lock key it would then be on.5. The users don't press the Caps Lock key now, even though it is being displayed as on, and they can logon OK. I cannot recreate this problem on another X61tablet and this behaviour happens even when the notebook is in a docking station with an external keyboard.  anybody seen this error before?  

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Hi,

how to disable Caps lock, num lock, scroll lock screen messages?



I have desktop pc with two keyboards usb and bluetooth. Also TOSHIBA Bluetooth Stack software, but in device manager: keyboard > hid keyboard device both using microsoft drivers. And I dont have any software installed for keyboards. Also bluetooth has separate system tray indications (it is also disabled) so its not that. I made some googling and found other fix it with Hkey_Local_Machine\Software\Widcomm\BTConfig\General KeyIndication set to 0, but I dont have it in registry. Acualy I dont have anywhere in registry KeyIndication. So any ideas how to disable it? Thanks

Answer:Caps lock, num lock, scroll lock screen messages

Hi,

You'll find that the messages are controlled by a piece of software that came pre-installed on your machine when you bought it. Try looking for a Hotkey managing app to see if the notifications can be disabled.


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I bought a new laptop, and would like to have an indicator that constantly shows whether caps lock is on or off, that would display on the screen or task bar.  Currently, there is a tiny light on the caps lock button, but it's on the right hand side of the button, so it's not easily viewed unless I move my hand out of the way, and it also turns off when the light of the backlit keyboard goes out.  Thanks.

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Well, I have no idea what caused this but the tablet buttons (even the on/off button) the lights for caps lock and scroll lock as well as the automatic screen orientation change when I flip it to be a tablet have stopped working.Also the screen does not turn off anymore when the lid is closed. Reinstalled pretty much all of the drivers, no effect.Any ideas? Is this thing already broken?

Answer:X41 tablet buttons + scroll lock and caps lock lights + screen orientation change stopped working!

well, SOMETHING is broken.. though it would seen unlikely it is hardware.. a question: did you load anything new just before this happened..?anything at all..scanner drivers or printer drivers or a new application..? OH!, welcome to the lenovo community..! 





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When I hit Caps Lock, a display pops up in the lower right corner of the screen to notify me of the change.  It looks like this: http://i55.tinypic.com/15xez9.png How do I stop this from happening?  I've found a bunch of workarounds via Google, and they all either don't work for me or don't apply.

Answer:Caps Lock indicator in lower right of screen

 Looks like you have a wireless (bluetooth) keyboard. Easy way (if you don't use Bluetooth)Click Start.Type MSCONFIG.Allow User Account Control? - click Yes.Click Startup tab.Remove check marks from "Bluetooth Software" and/or "HP Desktop Keyboard".Restart computer. If you want to only shut down the little graphical presentation and you want to keep the bluetooth icon, use the steps above to prevent "HP Desktop Keyboard" from loading, but do not remove the checkmark next to bluetooth.And then prevent the OSD for the bluetooth caps lock indicator by making a minor change in the registry:Click Start.Type REGEDIT.Allow User Account Control? - click Yes.To backup your registry (in case soething goes haywire), select Computer, click File menu, click Export, give a name and save.After backing up registry, open each of the following registry values (the little folders) in this path:  HKEY_LOCAL_MCHINE_\SOFTWARE\Widcomm\BTConfig\General\Double-click the value KeyIndication in the list on the right.Change the hex value from a one (1) TO A ZERO (0).Close the registry editor window and restart your computer. You don't need to save anything - it happens on the fly (scary).

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Hi,I have x240 lenvovo laptop with windows 8. Is there a way to aAvoid the Caps Lock On Screen indicator from appearing when pressing the caps lock ?  regards,Kevin 













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Answer:Avoid the Caps Lock On Screen indicator

1.  Right-click on desktop -> Screen Resolution
2.  click on Advanced Settings
3.  click on On Screen Display tab
 
this is where you can change the settings about on screen indicators like capslock

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One of my clients has a T410 with Windows 7 64-bit installed.  When he turns on his caps lock, the indicator lights up and the same indicator appears on the screen and then stays present until the caps lock is turned off.  When caps lock is turned off the indicator disappears in about 3 seconds.  My other T410s are not experiencing this issue.  What can we do to change the indicator so that it only appears on-screen for 3 seconds?  I appreciate your help.











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Answer:Caps lock indicator remains on screen at all times

I have checked with my clients who report this.  Both laptops are model 2522-2BU and it happens whether they use the laptop keyboard or an external keyboard.

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Well my HP computer came with this program that displays a indicator in the notification area of my startup when i press any lock key, the reason they put this is because it came with a wireless keyboard that didnt have any indicator on it. But now i got a new keyboard so i have no need for this program, i already stopped it from running on startup but the thing is that i cant uninstall it. whenever i click on uninstall in programs and features the UAC windows comes up, i click ok and nothing happens. Anyway to remove this completely?
 

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Hi guys. Recently bought my second Y2P, this one second hand. Reason being my previous one was the 4GB i5 model, this one is the 8GB i7 Now I've noticed a few things when I compare them. Firstly, and most annoyingly, the screen on this one is significantly dimmer than on my previous one. When I put it it max brightness it's only a little brighter than half way on my older one. When I put the brightness all the way down the screen turns off... I''ve already disabled auto dim in the battery settings, windows setting AND intel graphics control panel so I'm sure it's not down to that. I'm running the updated BIOS on both the systems also. This is unbelievably frustrating. Another annoying thing is that the CAPS lock indicator light is always on. Apart from when I press a button, it turns off whilst anything is being pressed (on the keyboard). It does this as soon as the machine is switched on. BIOS setting have been reverted to standard etc and nothing seems to be fixing any of it. I have also done a full reset of the machine on numerous occasions. Nothing. One last niggle is that I've noticed that the touchpad is ever so slightly sunk in (something that I probably only noticed because I have another yoga to compare it to) and there is some play in the touchpad which I would have noticed this regardless. Is it time to contact Lenovo warranty team?  Sorry for the long post, and I'd really appreciate any advice!

Answer:Y2P dim screen, caps lock indicator stuck on. Already disabled adaptive brighness... Warranty?

Just to keep the thread updated in case by any chance someone has similar problems... I've contacted Lenovo who are saying it's likely a motherboard issue, I'll be getting a letter with details of how to arrange a courier to collect the system within the next few days. I'll let y'all know what comes of it!

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Hello everybody! I can't get rid of the Lenovo icon of num/scroll/caps lock whic appears when you press one of these keys. The problem shows up when I join to my other bigger monitor so the screen resolution gets bigger and the icon gets stucked in the bottom-right corner where was originally the end of previous smaller resolution (as you can see here on the screenshot): I'm desperate because I've already tried most of the tips which I could find on google. Like modifying the registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Widcomm\BTConfig\General\KeyIndication, disabling BTTray.exe etc. I have Lenovo Ideapad B560. I would rly appreciate any suggestions. Thank you! Edit: Problem solved. It wasn't any Lenovo utility but Genius Keyboard. So I have just unistalled the ioCenter software and icon finally disappeared.

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Hi please help!!!! My work laptop doesn't have the option to turn on or off the on screen indicator for caps lock, num lock etc. I googled it, I looked it up on help and contacted my IT department. The options are - Control Panel, Display, Advanced settings, then click on "on screen display" THERE IS NO ON SCREEN DISPLAY FEATURE on my laptop!!! IS it just mine?!?!?!?! 

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Computer: HP Compaq 6735b Notebook PC Specs: Unavailable to check. Problem: An hour ago, I attempted to turn on the laptop and was met with a completely blank screen. At start up, the caps lock? and num/scroll? lock LEDs flash five times (it does not repeat). The issue came out of the blue. It was working this morning. All other lights are fine, including even the volume indicator lights. Of course, no sound is heard.From what I am gathering this is a motherboard  problem as per http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01443366&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&jumpid=reg_R1002_USEN . Could anyone confirm for me that this is so? Moreover, is there anything to be done short of replacing the mobo if it is a mobo problem? Related: Would I be able to remove the HD from this laptop, place it into another laptop, and have access to the files present on it? Or would this require formatting or installation in a HD case in order to transfer the files over?Note: This has nothing to do with my other active thread. Another computer entirely.

Answer:Laptop Blank Screen Flashing (5 times) Caps? Num/Scroll? Lock

You need to transfer first the documents from your hard drive as a safety procedure. You would need an enclosure adapter and another working computer to do this -> http://www.liutilities.com/how-to/install-laptop-hard-drive-to-desktop-computer/You could also follow the link you provided to diagnose the particular error codes on your startup problem.

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Everytime I press caps lock, change volume i got  a notification pops up that often messes up the window focus. It's particularly annoying when trying to play games. Can I turn this off?
 
I searched around for other people having the same problem and the one solution I got was to change Hkey_Local_Machine\Software\Widcomm\BTConfig\General KeyIndication to 0, but that's already set to 0 for me, and I'm still getting notifications. The solution with removing "lockkey.exe" is not working aswell. I just don't have program like this.













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Answer:How to remove Caps Lock indicator from displaying on desktop screen? Lenovo IdeaPad Y550P Win7

hi Bielax,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Open Control Panel / Uninstall a program.
     Look for Lenovo Energy Management or Lenovo Power Management and Uninstall it.
              Restart the system after and check.
 
If you want to put it back then you will have to install this Software back.
 Lenovo Energy Management  64 bit
 Lenovo Energy Management   32 bit
 
Hope this helps
Cheers!





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Hello! Since the most recent build of W-10 (9879), my caps lock, num lock, and scroll lock lights do not function on either computer on which I have W-10 installed (a desktop with a USB keyboard and a laptop with an integrated keyboard). The keys still work to correctly toggle the functionality, but the keyboard lights don't work. In case it matters, my keyboard's actual backlights and my mouse's internal light (not the laser, the internal LED) are working correctly, it's just the CL, NL, and SL indicators that don't function.

Anyone have any ideas for fixing this?

Answer:Caps lock, num lock, scroll lock lights no longer function

Welcome to Windows TenForums, Vaindil.

It doesn’t seem to work on anyone’s system and there doesn’t seem to be a fix yet. You can read here into the beginning of the next page if you like.

https://www.tenforums.com/general-dis...tml#post167249

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I'm using Ideapad Y570 and I've found that My Caps lock,Num lock & Hard disk drive indicator didn't work, while other indicators work properly. Does anyone have some solution for this problem?
 
 P.S. My O.S. is Windows 7 64 bit
 
Thankyou
 
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Answer:My Caps lock,Num lock & Hard disk drive indicator aren't work

Anybody knows? Please Help

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Looking for a Free Num Lock and Caps Lock indicator software? Download 7Caps.
7Caps is a very small application that aims to notify you in real time whether the status of the Num Lock or Caps Lock keys changes
Download it from its home page. TrayStatus also lets you enable status indicator for Keyboard keys.

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I have G500 laptop running windows 8.1 64 bit.  I have noticed that there is no indicator light for when num lock is on.  The light on the front of the computer under the touchpad comes on when caps lock is active, but not for num lock.  Is there any indicator for num lock on this computer?

Answer:G500 indicator light works for caps lock, but not for num lock

Hi Kimikat730,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
I?m sorry to inform you that there is no other indicator in G500 Laptop for Num-Lock key.
 
Do post us back for further queries.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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I'm using an HP Pavilion dv6000 Notebook series. I noticed that my Caps Lock LED is not working but its FUNCTION is working fine.. same goes with Scroll Lock. Here's the weird part.. when I press Num Lock ( function key + scroll lock ) the LED turns on! I already tried a system recovery, it didn't solve the issue. Is there something wrong with my BIOS? Any help from you guys will be highly appreciated.. thanks!

Answer:Caps lock & Scroll Lock LEDs not working but Num Lock is wor...

Sometimes electrical components needs to have all power sources removed and reintroduced to work properly.  Try performing a hard reset first, if it doesn't work then try updating your BIOS.  If neither works...It's pretty much dead and not worth fixing.  To Perform A Hard Reset Shut down the computer by going to the Start menu and selecting shut down. (If you have no display, hold the power button down for  5 seconds)Disconnect the AC Adapter from the notebook.Remove the battery from the bottom of the notebook.  There will be a switch/button to eject the battery.Wait at least 1 minute with all power sources disconnected.Re-insert the battery and reconnect the AC Adapter and then attempt to power on the notebook.

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For some time now, i have been experiencing that my Num Lock, Caps Lock and Scroll Lock all lights up (not blinking) all at the same time, I tried to google it but i can not find any solutions or explanations for it.

Does anyone know if it is bad? and what is causing this?

I am having a wired keyboard with nothing fancy just a standard issue Logitech keyboard.

Answer:Num Lock, Caps Lock and Scroll Lock all lights up (not blinking)

Can you toggle those functions off, one at a time? Sometimes restarting the computer will use the last state it was in, I'd fully shut down and pull the power cord from the computer and the keyboard cable then put them back and try again.

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Hi, i've been reading through an endless amount of forum threads to figure out how to remove this caps lock indicator and have not been able to fix my problem. It seems every solution in the control panel does not fit, and no matter how much i look in Registry Editor I can't find the right folders. I don't have the Widcomm folders.  This is what I have tried. 1. unchecking any caps lock indication in the control panel.2. Looking through Registry Editor to delete/rename/alter files.3. Deleting and re-installing Lenovo Energy Manager. How is this problem fixed for me?  I am running windows 10, and a rather new Lenovo Y50 laptop

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On a Lenovo Ideapad 310 and have no idea how to remove the annoying caps lock and number lock indicator. I have tried to turn it off through the advanced settings on the display section however Windows 10 does not seem to allow that adapter screen and instead takes me to another screen that doesn't have the same settings.













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Answer:Caps Lock and Number Lock indicator removal for Wi...

This post offers a solution:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-IdeaPad-100-305-500-Edge/Flex-3-on-screen-Caps-Lock-Pop-up/m-p/3...

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How do I remove the Caps and Num Lock indictor for a Lenovo G50, that is running Windows 10?

Answer:Remove Caps lock/Num lock indicator? (Windows 10)

Hi Thisismyname01 ,
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
On a similar G50 , this was resolved by uninstalling Energy Management .
 
Another steps that was advised :
 
1. Opening Control Panel >Program and Features>Uninstall a Program and look for Caps OSD or Lenovo OSD 
 
2. On the display properties of the graphic card , you may also configure to "Show indicator for a few seconds" . 
 
3. Disable hotkeys from the BIOS ( but this may change all other usable hotkeys ) . Lets's reserve it a last option. 
 
Update us what works for you.
 
 
Regards,

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After installing windows 10 I no longer get the Caps Lock & Num Lock hot key indication on the screen for my Think Pad E550. 










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Answer:Hot Keys for Caps lock/Num lock indicator dont wor...

Hi DBooker,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums!
 
Try uninstalling and reinstalling the hotkeys from the device manager.
 
Please let me know whether the above step helped you.            
Thank you, have a good day.
 
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Regards,
Naveen.v

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The caps lock and num lock notifaction wont turn off i have tried many things and it wont work Solutions tried:Going to preference, there is no "On-Screen Display Tab"Going to run the regedit.If the system does not have CAPS OSD under Control Panel / Uninstall a Program to uninstallYou will need to Uninstall the Lenovo Energy managemenr Under the Programs / Uninstall a program.

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Hello! Recently, I turned on the on screen indicators for caps and num lock by accident when trying to get the pop-up window to stop opening every time I hit one of the buttons. Now I don't know how to disable it, and it's a pain while playing games. Solutions tried:Going to preference, there is no "On-Screen Display Tab"Going to run the regedit. Any help would be appreciated!












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Answer:Y50 Remove Caps lock/Num lock indicator?

hi Vilvern,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
AFAIK,
  If the system does not have CAPS OSD under Control Panel / Uninstall a Program to uninstall
You will need to Uninstall the Lenovo Energy managemenr Under the Programs / Uninstall a program.
 
Regards
Solid Cruver




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Good Day  Please can you help me. I have an ideapd z580 and recently noticed that I'm unable to determine whether my num lock or caps lock is on. There used to be an icon indicator but not anymore and I don't know why. I also tried to go on to advanced settings (under screen resolution) and I noticed that I don't have the "on-screen display tab". What can i do? 

Answer:caps lock and num lock indicator isn't working....

Hi jarryd,
 
Welcome to the community,
 
This should be fixed easily by installing the latest version of the power management driver.
 
I am not sure what machine you have so you can find it at our support site:
 
support.lenovo.com

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   Hi,I have an inspiron 9400 that has been having some issues lately.  As of right now, when I push the power button, the power light comes on but it does not boot or even post.  The Num lock stays on and the caps lock and scroll lock lights blink for about 40 seconds then the whole thing shuts off.  This can obviously be only a few things but, how to I figure out what those blinking lights mean.  I have search dell support but have found nothing.  Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks 

Answer:blinking Caps lock and Scroll lock/ no boot up

Try reseating your RAM securely in their slots.  I have read that blinking of any of the lock indicators is a sign of memory failure.

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Hello My notebook is not booting, the only sign I get is the Scrool Lock and Caps Lock lights blinking repeatedly three times. Important to mention that this laptop has a history of overheating and problems with its battery (battery was not charging anymore). Thank you very much.

Answer:Caps Lock and Scroll Lock blinking, will not boot up

Hello @FerrariLuis, Match the sequence of 'blinks' to those shown in the table below. Try to reseat the Memory     Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again !!  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee 

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Hello my friend.
i have a problem woth my EliteBook 8460p.
the caps lock and num lock blinks 4 times each time and then turns off totally.
what is the problem?..

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Caps lock and scroll lock blinking, will not boot up 

Answer:caps lock and scroll lock blinking, will not boot up

Hi, Can you match the sequence of 'blinks' to those shown in the table below.  Can you post back with the full Model No. and Product No. of your notebook - see Here for a guide on locating this information. Regards, DP-K 

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I went to get my HP dv4 Pavilion laptop after work tonight to check email and i opened it up and moved around the mouse to wake it up...the lights on they keyboard all came on as if it were starting but the screen stayed black. I waited a few minutes because sometimes it's been known to take a few seconds to actually kick on...but nothing happened so I forced shutdown by holding the power button. Turned it back on and the screen came on(with a "your system didn't shut down properly error screen) but it still started, but now the Caps Lock and Scroll keys had blinking lights on the side and top, blinking together about every second. I tried tapping the buttons and nothing happened. What caused this and how can i get rid of the blinking. I've read from doing a google search that shutting down, taking the battery out and unplugging from the A/C adapter and holding the power button for 15 seconds takes care of the problem...but I would like to make sure that is safe before trying as this is a fairly new laptop(just got it at Christmas time). I'm running Windows 7 if that makes a difference. would also like to add that I just noticed that my little batter icon says it is plugged in but not charging....it's sitting at 80%....this is a brand new ac adapter that I just got last week...so I hope it's not that.Thank you for any help you can give me....and sorry if this isn't the right forum....it seemed to be the best fit.

Answer:Scroll/Num Lock and Caps Lock LED's blinking and battery not...

In order to help you further, could you please provide us with more information about your computer? Please post the specific model number or the (PN - Part Number) from the white tag on your computer. This will help us locate drivers and identify correct parts for your specific model. Make sure you've got the latest HP system BIOS installed.

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T440p and x140e user here. When I connect my wireless Logitech keyboard and mouse, I mistakingly told my computer to not display the caps lock...read too quickly. Now I don't know how to get the on screen display back. Yes, it is toggled "enable" in the Screen Resolution On Screen Display. Might be a Logitech thing, but perhaps someone might know here. I'm a novice.

Answer:Caps Lock indicator

Do you mean the Caps Lock that shows up at the bottom right corner?Looks like: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Windows-8-and-8-1/Remove-Caps-lock-Num-lock-indicator/td-p/1183139

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I have an IdeaCenter B540p with nVidia graphics and sk-8861 keyboard. How do I get the CapsLk indicator to display? I looked at the message http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/W-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/Solutions-for-CapsLock-NumLock-indicator-alway... but there is no "On-Screen Display" tab in the advaced Settings section on my computer.

Answer:Caps lock indicator does not appear

hi nalper,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Can you try these drivers and see if it works.
 
Windows 7 64-32 bit
 Lenovo OSD V1105 h1100301.exe1.27 MB
 
Widnows 8
TNI OSD APP h1100439.exe2.62MB
 
Best Regards
Solid Cruver
 





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The indicator used to appear at the bottom of the screen when i pushed the button, but it stopped appearing recently. (Windows (8.1)The caps lock key beeps ok when pushed. Is there a way to get the indicator back on please.

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Can't see a light or icon anywhere to indicate when caps lock is on.
I assume I have a fault on my new T100TAM?

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Dear all, I am using R51. The LED indicator of my CAPS LOCK doesn't ON suddenly. However, the rest of the indicators are fine (NUM LOCK, battery, CPU). Any idea what has happened to it? Thank you Regards,hiiyan

Answer:caps lock's indicator not on

Sounds like your CAPS lock indicator bulb might be blown. I'd call tech support and get it replaced. You warranty will cover this repair.  Mark





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Hi   I have idea pad Y 500 series. I received it two weeks ago. I don't see CAPs lock indicator on my screen. Please can any one  help on this? Thank you

Answer:Caps lock indicator not there

Hola Nardos,
 
TThis is a parallel solution to the factory software,  here .
 
Un saludo.

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A few months ago you published a tip to provide a visual indicator when the CAPS LOCK button got pressed accidently. I used it to great success but have lost the details to enter onto my new computer. Can you help?

Answer:Caps Lock indicator

???I'm must be missing something here. Two visual indicators already available are 1) a light on the keyboard which comes on when the caps lock is on. 2) All letters come up on the screen in capitals.I don't intend this to be obtuse but I don't understand it otherwise.

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http://i.imgur.com/HW7q8qb.png
when playing fullscreen games, if I click anywhere at the bottom left corner when I press caps lock, which my teamspeak push to talk key, it alt tabs me, which is really inconvenient when gaming, so does anyone know how to remove this indicator? or make it so it doesn't alt tab me? would really appreciate it, thanks
 

Answer:Caps lock indicator??

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I play World Of Warcraft, and whenever I hit caps lock, the indicator shows up, minimizing thr game, whitch is very frustrating. I'm [COLOR=#3676a2 !important][COLOR=#3676a2 !important]running [COLOR=#3676a2 !important]Vista[/COLOR][/COLOR][/COLOR] Home Premium 32bit. I'm on a Dell Inspiron laptop, and whenever I go to the keyboard option in [COLOR=#3676a2 !important][COLOR=#3676a2 !important]control [COLOR=#3676a2 !important]panel[/COLOR][/COLOR][/COLOR], my only options are: Speed, Hardware, General, Driver. None of which have any related to turning off the indicator. I've also looked through thr guides that came with my laptop, and they were no help.
Any suggestions/solutions would be appreciated.
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Try and keep the answer as simple as possible, I'm sorta computer challanged

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Just got a thinkpad Edge 13... Installed Fresh windows 7 home premium. Installed hotkey drivers and the cantiga VGA drivers.. All hotkey indicators work (brightness, Volume, etc) but the capslock indicator is not showing up in the bottom right corner like it did before. Am i missing a driver or setting?

Answer:Caps Lock indicator?

@GinVite,Run TVSU to ensure all driver has been updated.//JameZ

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--------------------------------------------------------------------------------I play World Of Warcraft, and whenever I hit caps lock, the indicator shows up, minimizing thr game, whitch is very frustrating. I'm running Vista Home Premium 32bit. I'm on a Dell Inspiron laptop, and whenever I go to the keyboard option in control panel, my only options are: Speed, Hardware, General, Driver. None of which have any related to turning off the indicator. I've also looked through thr guides that came with my laptop, and they were no help. Any suggestions/solutions would be appreciated.P.STry and keep the answer as simple as possible, I'm sorta computer challanged 

Answer:Caps Lock Indicator, how to turn it off?

you might want to try the Capsunlock program, which basically allows you block the capslock key so that you won't accidentally trigger it when you press the button accidentally. you can undo the changes easily so you can restore the capslock to normal function when you want it.hope this helps,2x3i5x

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How can I get a Caps Lock indicator to show on my Aspire E1 573G 566S













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Answer:How can I get a Caps Lock indicator to show on my ...

Hi,Is your model E5-573G? Go to Acer support site and downlaod the Application Quick Action Application, if you already have it installed, uninstall it and install the downloaded Application and see whether it fixes the problem.https://www.acer.com/ac/en/GB/content/support-product/5977?b=1

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I got a new keyboard. It does not have a light that shows caps lock on or off.

And a desktop indicator no longer shows caps lock as being turned on or off.

How can I make Windows indicate the caps lock setting?

Thank you for your help.

Answer:No caps lock indicator with new keyboard?

Hello mobile1,

You can turn on the toggle key tone in Windows 10 to help.

Toggle Keys Tone - Turn On or Off in Windows 10

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I can't see any indicator to show if Caps Lock or Number Lock is on. There are no LEDs on the keyboard, the function key brings up a notification on screen but not caps or num lock. Thanks











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Answer:How can I get a Caps Lock indicator to show on my ...

When I got my Acer Aspire it had Win 8 installed, which I down graded to Win 7 64 bit, as it was to do with my MCSA Course work.I originally had the same issue couldn't see when Caps-Lock was on/off. after searching the web including Acer direct,I found this Driver Dritek it's direct from Acer so should be clear of viruses and the like, though this version is newer than the one I have (as below), so if it donesn't work, you can click on the other link and install that..!This is the driver packaged I have: LaunchManager_Dritek_5.1.15_W7x86W7x64_ABoth drivers are free to use..! Once installed it should look like this..













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There is no caps lock indicator on my new K450e.  Should there be?  If so can someone tell me how to turn it on?

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After installing MS Office Professional Edition 2003, caps lock indicator missing from task bar. How can I get the indicator back?
 

Answer:missing caps lock indicator

Found this:
http://support.microsoft.com/defaul...pport/kb/articles/Q85/2/03.asp&NoWebContent=1

Or as an alternative, this advice:
How about adding a sound to the Caps Lock key? This way, when you press the Caps Lock, Num Lock or Scroll Lock key, you’ll hear a beep. To set this up, open the Windows Control Panel and double click Accessibility Options. Select the Keyboard tab. Check "Use ToggleKeys" and click OK. From here on out, a sound will warn you that everything you are about to type will be upper case.Click to expand...

Gram
 

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new Z580 with win 8 has  no caps lock indicator nor a number lock light.  Big problem when entering passwords. 

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Hey everyone, is it possible to have a caps lock indicator like this on my PC? I tried installing Dell QuickSet to do it, but it's not compatible and I don't have indicators. Is it possible to have this on a Gateway PC?

Answer:[SOLVED] Caps Lock Indicator

There are several programs available to display a caps lock icon on the desktop. Try this one: NumCapsScroll Indicator - Software Informer

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On-screen real-time indicator showing the status of the ability to change the Keyboard Status of NumLock, CapsLock and ScrollLock through the application's panel.

NumCapsScroll Indicator monitors the keyboard status of the Num, Caps and Scroll Lock buttons and indicates it with the following ways:
1. In the System Tray with its icon.
2. With a tool-tip when you mouse-over its System Tray's icon.
3. With a small On-screen Keyboard-like panel.

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On they old keyboard, there was a dedicated green indicatory light on the key itself, which is missing on the keyboard. Now, I realize that the new keyboard affects all thinkpads alike, but the reason I'm posting this here is because my Thinkpad Edge (E530) has a dedicated numpad, thereby making me use the numlock much more often I am aware of the  often-suggested windows 7 software-sided fix: screen resolution > advanced settings > on screen display However, the issue with this is that is that it groups the caps lock and numlock together. What if I want the numlock to be default on and NOT shown on-screen, but still wanted to be reminded on-screen if I [accidentally] have the caps lock on? Is there a solution to this or is this another problem that Lenovo overlooked when upgrading the keyboard?













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Answer:No dedicated indicator on caps lock key

Hey Gleipnir,
 
The only solutions is what you have said is the windows 7 and going into the on screen display and picking which of the two options works for you. It's unfortunate that with the removal of the light indicator for the caps lock and num lock have had a negative effect on your use of a thinkpad laptop. I wish there was more we could do, if you have any other questions please feel free to come back to the forums we are more then willing to help.
 
Best Regards,
 
Hiro





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After upgrading to Windows 10 I have no on-screen Caps Lock indication.  The upgrade was from Windows 7. Rob










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Answer:Windows 10 no Caps Lock indicator

..................same problem here, came from Win8.1. And some of the function keys do not work anymore, F7 to F12.



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I got a new keyboard. It does not have a light that shows caps lock on or off.

And a desktop indicator no longer shows caps lock as being turned on or off.

How can I make Windows indicate the caps lock setting?

Thank you for your help.

Answer:No caps lock indicator with new keyboard?

Hello mobile1,

You can turn on the toggle key tone in Windows 10 to help.

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/8...dows-10-a.html

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I play World Of Warcraft, and whenever I hit caps lock, the indicator shows up, minimizing thr game, whitch is very frustrating. I'm running Vista Home Premium 32bit. I'm on a Dell Inspiron laptop, and whenever I go to the keyboard option in control panel, my only options are: Speed, Hardware, General, Driver. None of which have any related to turning off the indicator. I've also looked through thr guides that came with my laptop, and they were no help.
Any suggestions/solutions would be appreciated.
P.S
Try and keep the answer as simple as possible, I'm sorta computer challanged

Answer:Caps Lock Indicator, how to turn it off?

Its related to Dell software. Solutions are clearly listed here:

Caps Lock Notification issue? Vista issue? or Dell Inspiron Issue? - DELL COMMUNITY

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I got the X230t and I'm returning it due to numerous build quality issues (a mod has buried my post on the topic), and I'm considering getting a T430 instead. One of the things I don't like on the X230t is that there's no way to tell when caps lock is on or off. They removed the LED from the screen, but didn't put one in on the new Chiclet keyboard. Is this the same situation with the T430?

Answer:Does the T430 have a caps lock indicator?

i think the new ThinkPad uses an onscreen indicator for the cap lock now. At least i haven't seen one when i tested a demo unit. 
 

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Hello to everyone!I don't know where can I activate the onscreen alerts which tell you that you have turned on Caps lock/num key and etc

Answer:How to enable Caps lock/num indicator on B50-30

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
Please try the following:
Right-click on your desktop
Select Personalize
Select Advanced settings
Do you have an On Screen Display tab on the pop-up window?
If so, select it and you should see the settings
 
Regards.

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I have Lenovo T440 Laptop. I have installed the HotKey features and BIOS is also as per the requirement. But I am not able to see the caps lock indicator (ON). Appreciate if someone can suggest a solution for the problemThanks in advance

Answer:Switch ON Caps Lock indicator

HiIf you mean indicator on the screen follow this advice:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/NumLock-Icon-on-Screen/m-p/600359#M86662

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The little LED on the shift key sometimes is on but Caps Lock is not on (all keys still in lower case). This is always the case when I log on freshly.  pressing Shift two times to enable Caps Lock (screen indicator comes on, ALL CAPS NOW) and pressing it two times again turns off Caps Lock as well as the LED indicator.  But sometimes it still behaves eradically. Any software update on this?













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Answer:X1 Carbon Caps Lock Indicator

I've noticed that too - so I turn it "off" but really I'm just turning it on, then have to turn it off for real.

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HiI just bought recently a lenovo G50-80 i5 with windows 10And ive been playing some games with it and everytime i press caps lock and the icon appears some of the games crash
Ive tried to:
Going to preference, there is no "On-Screen Display Tab"Going to run the regedit.
 
Nothing has worked
 
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

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why is my caps lock and scroll lock flashing? is there's a problem whit my laptop? my laptop is compaq with window vista..how to resolve the problem?

Answer:caps lock and scroll lock blinking

Might be a ram issue try either removing one at a time if you have two.If not then try reseating the one installed and also do a memory diagnostic test.

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I need help. I will explain when I believe the problem began. I Had windows xp running with 3 harddrives and a Cdrom drive. My CdRom drive began to give me problems, so I was going to swap it with one from one of my other computers. At the same time I wanted to change the way I had all my drives connected. I had originally had the 80 gig drive as a Primary Master, with a smaller drive acting as the Slave. I also had the Cdrom as Master Secondary drive and a smaller drive attached as the Slave. Now everthing was running fine, exept that my cdrom drive would read the discs only if it would start up with the disk in the drive. If I tried to change it, windows would ask me to place a disk in the F: drive, when there already was one. I thought to replace the CdRom drive with another working device. while at the same time I decided to change up my Connections. I took the "new" cd rom drive and made it Slave Primary to the Master 80 Gig drive. then I took the two smaller drives and put them together as sencondary devices. when I tried to turn on the computer all that happens is, as soon as I touch the power my 3 lights on my keyboard come on. Num Lock Caps Lock and Scroll Lock. I know the drive is turning on because I can feel & here it wirr. I tried taking everything off except for the 80 gig drive and I still got the same problem. Later on I noticed that there are a bunch of smaller connections that come from the front of my computer power, sleep, and reset buttons. ... Read more

Answer:NumLock Caps Lock & Scroll Lock all lit up!!??

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Hello all, Whenever I press the CapsLock key, there is no longer any notification on the screen regarding its status. I reinstalled the drivers for "Lenovo System Interface Driver" as well as "On Screen Display." The On Screen Display settings are checked. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.













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Answer:Caps lock indicator no longer appears

Right-click the desktop, click Screen Resolution, click Advanced settings, On Screen Display tab. Give the options a toggle.Also try reinstlaling the Power Management driver.

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Hi, I have a Lenovo ideapad 100 and when i click either a. caps lock, b. num lock or c. scroll lock, an annoying square pops up at the bottom middle of my screen indicating that the caps lock is either on or off, same with the other buttons.  I cannot find a solution online anywhere to figure out how to turn this off. I have gone into regedit, nothing there. I have gone into control panel > display and also settings > display and had a look at every single option, nothing.  I have had a look at ease of access on control panel and settings, and there's nothing there, either.  I am running Windows 10, if that's any help at all.  Does anyone know how to turn this off? Thanks.

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I found the caps lock on/off beep but it appears there`s no visual screen notification like previous. Any ideas please?

Answer:Caps lock visual indicator Windows 8

How can I turn on a visual warning for the caps lock key?

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Sporting Windows XP (32-bit) on my T530 and as of recently, Caps Lock indicator has stopped working. Mute, Volume, Screen Brightness indicators are working as per usual, only CL indicator is not working anymore. Tried upgrading Lenovo Hotkey Features, rebooted but still no go. Also, I can't remember where do I find settings for Caps Lock indicator? IIRC, it should be somewhere in Control Panel/Display/Settings/Advanced/OSD, but it disappeared. I can only enable/disable OSD, adjust fade-out time and background/foreground color(s). Options for Caps Lock indicator are missing. Anyone experiencing similar problems?





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Answer:T530 - Caps Lock Indicator Not Working

I have the same problem!

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Hi,I am bewildered by this - all of a sudden, at some point during my work today - the caps lock indicator is no longer showing on the screen (which I had it configured to do since there is no light on the keyboard <different rant>). Now I can't remember where I set that! I saw online somewhere that I should go to Control Panel / Display / Screen Resolution (of all the STUPID places) / Advanced Settings / On Screen Display. I have no such tab. I have a tab called Screen Configurations, but all it has is Foreground color, Background color, and Fadeout time, and a check box for Enable on-screen display, which is CHECKED. None of the other tabs have anything related to the caps lock (and num lock) notifications being on the screen. BTW: It also does not even BRIEFLY appear when I hit the caps lock... Anyone know what's going on? It will be really stupid if I have to reboot to fix this! I've made no changes today. Except I had to kill a "maintenance in process" that ground me to a halt - just like yesterday. I have this set to go at 1 AM but for some reason both today and yesterday, it is doing it in the middle of the day while I am actively working on my machine. p.s. I am on windows 8.1

Answer:Caps lock indicator no longer appears

Anyone? It's still happening...

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I just purchased a yoga 14 with windows 8.1. I want to disable the caps lock notification and almost all of the old solutions for windows 7 do not apply because there is no "On-Screen Display" tab. Does anyone have any suggestions?

Answer:Disable Caps Lock Indicator Yoga 14

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
Please confirm that your machine is a "ThinkPad" Yoga 14, and I'll move the thread for you.
 
Thanks.

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I had to reinstall Windows 7 on my Ideapad Y580 and the caps lock indicator on screen (the house icon) does not show up anymore. How do I bring it back?

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I have X1 Carbon Touch. After installing Windows 8.1 (64 Bit) I longer have the on screen display that indicates Caps Lock. Tried reinstalling display driver..no success. Same with screen Resolution settings Any other ideas?













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Answer:Caps lock indicator no longer appears

Hi Littlewiz,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m really sorry to hear that on screen display is not working properly in your Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch after installing Windows 8.1 64-bit.
 
I would suggest you to install the latest version of Hotkey Features Integration for your machine.
 
Also, download the Power manager driver for your system from the below link and install it.
 

Support Drivers & Software downloads

 
Please click on "QUICK PATH" enter X1 Carbon and select the exact model depending on the MTM number of your device.
 
Do post back if issue persists even after trying the above steps.
 
Best regards,
Mithun





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I've got a Yoga 11e running Windows 10 and like a lot of people I find the caps/num lock indicator popping up while typing sometimes quite annoying. However, because the keyboard doesn't have an inidicator that lights up when a user turns caps lock on or off I don't want to get rid of it entirely because it's useful. I just hate that it pops up right in the middle of the screen.  Is there a way to move the indicator from the center of the screen to the far right or left? All of the threads I've seen only focus on turning it on or off. 

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box next to toggle keys to indicate caps lock on is ticked and still not working???

Answer:Caps lock indicator sound not working

I don't know how to resolve your problem, but as a non touch typist, a free piece of software called Boldfinger has been invaluable to me. It disables the Caps Lock key, so you can't accidentally press it - and then look up at the screen and find your last five minutes of typing is in upper case... :-( You have to do something like Ctrl+Caps Lock or Alt+Caps Lock if you really want Caps Lock on.

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Hello, guys. The indicator of the caps lock on the screen is missing, same with the num lock. I know that G470 does not have on screen display utility, but it used to show at least one little message in the right corner when caps lock and num lock were activated/deactivated. The volume and brightness indicator it's still working fine. Anyone knows how to fix it?? I've tried to go to Screen Resolution > Advanced Settings, but there is no tab named "On Screen Display", witch is correct, since there is no software. One mor question: is there a way to install the on screen display utility on the G470? Thanks, and sorry for any english mistakes, i'm from Brazil.

Answer:G470 - Caps Lock Indicator missing

hi brunobera,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Community.
 
It's weird that when doing Fn+ Brightness/Volume Up/Down, the on-screen animation works but not with the capslock/numlock as these are in one single feature. If they used to work before, have you tried uninstalling and re-installing the Lenovo Energy Management software? This is the utility that makes the hotkeys & indicators work.
 
Try this link:
Lenovo Energy Management v6.0.2.8 17 - Windows 7 32&64bit - 13.6MB
 
 
Let us know if you get any errors.
 
 
Cheers
 
 

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Hi, I have a question. I bought yesterday notebook G50-45 for my father and there is installed Num Lock/Caps Lock indicator. Is there any way, how get that good indicators on my Lenovo G510? Why I want that? Because I haven't on my Num Lock small led diode which shows if it is enabled/disabled and G50-45 that diode have. ?

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Hi, I reset my x240 thinkpad laptop, during this process almost all my lenovo apps that were installed were deleted.My main issue is that the light indicator on the keyboard for the microphone is not working (the mute indicator is working) and the screen indicator for both CAPSLOCK and microphone is not showing.I would like your support to resolve this issue, I scanned "system update" through your web and downloaded the crucial drives that were missing but it is still not working and I also scanned my hardware - turned out clear.I am using windows 10 the latest version. Thank you for you help 

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This post is regarding the indicators that pop up in the bottom right hand corner of the screen when caps lock or num lock are turned on and off. Every other person I've found with this problem has been advised to go to Screen Resolution --> Advanced Settings --> Enable onscreen display. However, when I try to do this, I don't have a tab for enabling onscreen display, or a button, or any such thing. (For ease, here's a screenshot: http://i655.photobucket.com/albums/uu272/Lentilshine/G780indicatorproblem_zps735b5936.png) I didn't hugely mind the indicator, only it's started causing one of the games I run to tab out Every. Single. Time. which is getting fairly annoying, given it's a social game and I learned to type with caps lock and not the shift keys. I've had a look under regedit and KeyIndicator is set to 0. Running Windows 7. Any help would be massively appreciated.













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Answer:G780 Windows 7 and caps lock indicator

hi lepsylentil,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Can you check under Control Panel ,    Add / Remove Programs and see if you have anything that says Caps OSD or OSD.
If yes, Uninstall that.
 
You can also try uninstalling Lenovo Energy Management from Add remove programs.
 
See if those will take out the Onscreen Capslock Display.
 
Regards
Solid Cruver





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Hello, I have a problem with my caps lock indicator which does not display now. Before, it worked perfectly well. I hope someone can help. Thank you.

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I've installed ver5 of the thinkvantage software update but it doesn't show any driveres to install (other than the finger print scaniner) I've tried installing the HotKeys software but it gave me a warning about compatability, I went ahead and installed it but it doesn't seem to have done much, I can't figure out how to open it up (if it needs configuration or anything) still getting used to windows 8 so maybe i'm missing something. Any suggestions gratefully recieved,Many thanks,Graeme.

Answer:No Caps lock indicator (x121e) after installing windows 8

I also have this problem on x220 and additionally, none of the fn hotkeys seem to work. I have not tried installing the Windows 7 hotkeys utility. Based on the above message, I assume it won't work. Has anyone got the hotkeys and caps lock / num lock display indicator working in Windows 8?  

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When I push CAPS LOCK, I don't see the CAPS LOCK indicator on the screen.Also, of the Fn hotkeys, only the mute, volume up/dn, and brightness up/dn work - the others don't.Refreshed hotkeys driver.When I go to "On Screen Display" tab in screen Advaned Settings, I see: Enable on-screen display checkbox; Appearance box, with color selections and fadeout time.  I don't see below it checkboxes for Caps Lock and Num Lock.Win 8.1.

Answer:x240: No CAPS LOCK indicator; most Fn hotkeys don't work

Hi Yaronshr,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing the issue with Caps lock indication on the screen on your ThinkPad X240.

Please check with updating all the drivers and application through ThinkVantage system update utility, this will search for all the latest required drivers and application for your system.
The supported application for this issue is Hotkey feature, Lenovo power management driver, Graphic driver and BIOS update.

Hope this helps.
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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Hi, I keep getting this large, slightly transparent rectangle icon showing up horizontally centered on my screen when I press the caps lock button my on keyboard to notify me that the caps lock state has been changed. I can only find out how to disable this using windows 8 and 8.1 but this does not seem to work for Windows 10. Can anyone help me disable this? Thank you!

Answer:Yoga 3 - Disable caps lock indicator for Windows 10

I don't have this option like in Windows 8.1: https://dakocode.wordpress.com/2013/06/17/removing-caps-lock-indicator-on-screen-in-lenovo-notebook/ I dont have the "On Screen Display" tab.

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I have a XPS 8500 with a Windows 7 Home Premium OS, 64-bit operating system. I have scoured google like crazy for answers with no luck. It's not in Ease of Access options, I have no options for such in Display settings or Keyboard, nothing of my Bluetooth is causing it, and even various suggestions of registry edits do not apply to me. 
I am at my wits end. I find the notification to be distracting. Is it possible for a specific Windows Update to cause something like this? 

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Hi Folks, This occassionally happens to me: the little black scroll lock indicator won't turn off.  It's functional, and I can switch scroll lock on and off, but the little black window just won't go away!  Any help? thanks. T410  2516-CTOWin 7 Pro x64Hotkey Package 3.70.0003 installed













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Answer:Scroll Lock Indicator Stuck

It happens occasionally to me too. You can end the tpnumlk.exe or tpnumlkd.exe (don't remember which one) in Task Manager and they'll go away entirely until you reboot or launch the processes again from C:\Program Files\Lenovo\HOTKEY.

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I have a thinkpad w541 running on windows 7 that i recently just bought and it works great, but I have a problem with number lock and cap lock not displaying on my screen to let me know if it is on or off. Also, when i adjust my screen brightness and volume, the bar does not show up on my screen telling me how high or how low I am adjusting it. It was doing it earlier, but i think when I uninstalled and reinstalled the power manager it may have effected it.  Please help!

Answer:w541 brightness/volume num/caps lock adjustment indicator

Hi Davidvazquez116,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
To resolve the ?On screen display? you have to install Intel Graphic driver, hotkey feature, Power manager & power management driver. All this should be downloaded from Lenovo support site.
 
http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products?c=1
 
Hope this helps.
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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Can you tell me what should I do?

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I get the blinking caps lock/ scroll lights once a month or so. Restarting or doing a hard reset usually fixes the issue. But is there something I can do to resolve this? Apparently the 4 blinking sequence signals a graphics controller issue, but not sure what this means or how to fix. 

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On my task bar I used to have visual aids to see when cap locks etc was on or off, now they have dissapeared?It is a pain when entering passwords with caps and lower case.Can anyone tell me how to turn them back on please?

Answer:CAPS LOCK, NUM LOCK, or SCROLL LOCK

Doesent caps lock light come on when you press Caps Lock?

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the led`s of the capslock and the numlock do not work after the update .
pls help

Answer:Why isn't the caps lock indicator working after update to Windows Technical Preview 9879?

There's already a thread about this...http://forums.windowscentral.com/win...-new-post.html

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Please can someone tell me if it is ok to disable LENOVO UTILITY in task manager, in order to stop the caps lock indicator from popping up. I have read that the only way to stop the indicator for caps lock and num lock is to disable LENOVO UTILITY in task manager but am concerned as to what else will stop running. Does anyone know what the functions of LENEVO UTILITY actually are as nowhere online can I find a definitive answer? I only purchased the laptop the other day and do not want to break it by removing things that are needed for it to function, however the pop up that appears everytime I press caps lock on my keyboard is driving me insane! Please could someone advise whether disabling LENOVO UTILTY function is a safe thing to do. Thanks Tom Below is original link to the article about resolving caps lock indicator issue from Lenevo support page:https://support.lenovo.com/gb/en/solutions/HT116807   

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My friends dv7-1135nr is not posting. The num lock and caps lock led light will flash once every 2 seconds at the same time. According to HP this issue is a " not functional" cpu. I am ordering another cpu for 16.00 off ebay because this is cheaper opposed to ordering another board. Anyone else have this issue? And if so did you fix it ?
 

Answer:dv7-1135nr black screen caps lock/num lock flashing

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I have a Acer Aspire 7750G-9411 laptop. I recently had to reload my operating system. since then the "on-screen " icon for the cap's lock and number's lock does not show up. I made sure to download and install all of the drivers but have been able to restore this one frature. Thanks for any help you can give me. Cliff

Answer:on-screen icon for Caps lock / number's lock is mi...

If you are using Windows 8, then it is important to note that the on-screen indicators for Num Lock and Caps Lock are not available in Windows 8. To know more about this, you can refer to the link below:http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/30035/~/no-num-lock-and-caps-lock-indicator If you are using Windows 7, you can check if following the steps below helps:1. Click on "Start".2. Type keyboard in the "Search" field.3. Double-click "Keyboard options".4. Go to "Key settings" tab and then, go to "Key settings" list.5. Locate and double-click "Caps Lock" and select the option "Display Caps Lock status on screen". Click "Finish".6. Follow Step 5 for Nums Lock as well. Hope this will resolve your issue.

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Good afternoon,

I just did a clean install of 7 to fix errors with my laptop, and it fixed one, but not the other main issues,
My caps lock, and number lock button on the keyboard don't have a light on it and the pop up that is supposed to pop up doesn't show up on screen.
I figured by doing a clean install it would all magically appear again... I was wrong, I have tweaked everything I could think of looking/trying to change setting from the keyboard in control panel, (including messing around with ease of use) and Gateways so called "support" area was of no help, as well as googling the issue has led me down a path of useless tips, I have also looked on this forum for help.

Any help in this area would be GREATLY appreciated!!

Answer:Caps Lock/Num Lock, on screen pop up gone Gateway NV77

Ok, I have a problem I have set up the sound, and it does not play a sound.

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