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Question: caps lock blinking no display

My Hp pavilion dv4- 2049us and my laptop screens stays black and not booting up. I have removed the keyboard connector due to defective found.It was working with USB keyboard two or three times just after recovery. Before recovery the laptop inbuild keyboard was connected. At recovery time after 1 time restart it was not going to the next step of installation. Giving beep sound. That time I have removed the inbuild keyboard. and useing usb keyboard. Completed the recovery installation with usb keyboard. After recovery onetime the problem found but after trying 2 to 5 times on and off it was working. Now after 2 or 3 time restart laptop is not boot up atall. but the caps lock blinking continiusly and volume, and the wifi light they all turn on and so do the fans. Capslock light blink every second. I need to know is it the signal of the removied inbuild keyboard? please help.

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Answer: caps lock blinking no display

Hi @rajesh7887,I hope you enjoy your visit to the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with the computer not booting and the cap lock light blinking. I will be glad to help you. Please follow the step from these documents.Computer Does not Start (Windows 7, Vista, XP)Computer Does Not Start and Emits an LED or Beep Code Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below! Thanks.

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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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I have an HP Pavilion Laptop that is about 2 years old. I usually keep it in Hibernate mode but last night I shut it down totally and this morning woke up and the Caps lock and Num lock keys are blinking. Any clues as to what the problem is? All led lights on top are lit. Screen does not come up at all. I am going to try the hard reset to see if that is the problem. Any ideas would help.
 

Answer:Hp Pavilion Blinking Caps Lock and Num Lock keys

Hi, Welcome to TSG forums!
You might try booting it into safe mode....while computer is booting, continously tap the F8 key. This should open it in safe mode. If it does, use the arrow keys to move up to 'last known good configuration' click on enter, let the machine do its thing.
Let us know how it goes
Vicks
 

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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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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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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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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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Laptop needs to be restarted when the Caps lock led blinks. Cannot use the keyboard. Pls help asap.

Answer:Caps lock LED blinking

 Hi, Can you match the sequence of 'blinks' to those shown in the table below.    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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I have a HP 15-f162dx with an i3-4030u processor and a "born on" date of May 2015. About half the time on startup it gives me the blinking LED error light. I've read through the guide online but didn't see anything that matched exactly. The wifi button light is lit solid orange, the caps lock blinks steadily at roughly 4 second intervals without any variation in the pattern. If the power cord is plugged in the light there is solid. If the cord is not plugged in, then there isn't a light. I assume the power light and wifi light are irrelevant in this case, but figured I'd mention them anyway. I'm starting to think it's the motherboard, but not sure. Any ideas?

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Question: Caps Lock blinking

My laptop boots fine and everything and just today after being on it for about 2-3 mins the screen blinks black for a second and then the caps lock button starts blinking fast , then about 5 minutes later the screen blinks again and the caps lock button starts blinking again but slower this time... The only known problem I have is just my battery needing to be replaced and I've recently reset my laptop a little over a month agao 

Answer:Caps Lock blinking

Hello @Aye_nom,  Can you match the sequence of 'blinks' to those shown in the table below.     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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I've a customized Pavilion G6, and recently caps lock has started blinking, like, it blinks for 2 or 3 minutes, then it goes back to normal. I googled about it and found some guys had problems like their CPU being damaged, their BIOS being corrupted or something about memory buffers... Well, I'm able to use my laptop, no blank screen or whatsoever.So, my questions are, why do I get this blinking from caps lock? Should I be worried? And what can I do to make it back to normal? 

Answer:Caps Lock keeps blinking...

 

Hello, 

 

I see that you're having an issue with the caps light blinking 2 times. This means the memory is going bad. I would suggest reseating the memory. If reseating the memory does not resolve the problem, try replacing the memory with new memory.

 

If you do not feel comfortable reseating the memory yourself, take the computer to a computer retailer and ask them to reseat it for you.

Here is a document showing you how to reseat the memory. 

 

Shown here this is the chart showing you the cause of the blinking.

 



 

You can also follow this document telling you what the cause for every possible issue you have with the caps lock blinking.

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Now i'm not sure what to do here......i tried to turn on my pavillion g6 and nothing happens. It tries to boot, but then the only thing that happens is the blue caps lock button blinks.....i've tried with and without the battery....
 

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i opened my hp pavillion g6 2016 TX laptop just for a routine cleanup. when i assembled it back it just won't start(boot), but this caps lock LED keeps on blinking. please help me out
 

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hi everyone, I have a hp Pavilion dm4-3011Tx with beats which is about 7 months old. Yesterday I woke it up from sleep and the keyboard lit up and the caps lock light would blink twice every few seconds. I held the power button down and rebooted it and when it started up the fans were running and the light was still blinking. I tried a hard reset and everything and several hours later it started again randomly...A short while later it happened again and this time I was unable to fix the problem. I have already read that it a Bios corruption but I don't know what that means. Can anyone help? Thanks. I have already tried doing a hard reset, taking the battery and the plug out, pressing the windows key and b while turning it on. Any help would be appreciated.  Thanks.

Answer:Caps Lock Light Blinking Twice

Your keyboard seems to be damaged. Get it replaced, you're still in warranty I guess.




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Hello all, I know this is a common thing that the laptop doesnt turn on and the caps lock is blinking 5 times. However, my Probook 4540s is strangely turns on with the 5 capls lock blinks. But it doesnt go passed the HP logo. i can go to the bios and i have done a basic diagnostic test but there were no issue find in the tests. I have tried to force boot up using a windows DVD boot menu slection, but it doesnt go pass the winodws logo. And the system seems to be quite slow.. and the cooling fan stops spinning after some time trying to boot the windows disk. Please help me to sort this out! Thank you.

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So to add to the long list of problems I've had with my HP laptop (look at my profile for all the problems I've had in the past 1.5 years), my laptop will no longer power on. I had stopped using it for about a month, only to come back to find it will not turn on, and the caps lock button blinks in this pattern: +-+---+-+---... I have tried draining the battery, leaving it on the charger, and trying to reset it in any way I can. The battery is inside so it can't be disconnected. 

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When I turn on my laptop, my screen is blank and my caps lock blinks once before pausing. I saw where this means I have a CPU issue and the processor may not be functioning correctly. How can I fix this error?

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I have a hp pavilion dv6 7012 TX laptop.On switching on, screen remains black, there is red led light on WiFi button and earlier led light of caps lock was blinking thrice.So following a guide I reseated the memory modules in my laptop but still on powering on Screen remains blank but caps lock light is blinking twice. what should I do now?? Any advice will be appreciated.
 

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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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I need help.... the Caps lock key keeps blinking or its blinking for a while then it stops and I am typing capital and common letters mistakes Secondly, the touchpad is not responding when the caps lock key is blinking. And it is really frustrating like. ..

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Hi,Please try a hard reset and see if it works.1. Power off your laptop2. Remove the a/c adapter, battery and everything that is attached to your laptop.3. Hold the 'POWER 'button down on your laptop for about 10 seconds.4. Plug in the a/c power supply (without battery) and power on.Regards.

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Can you tell me what should I do?

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The Caps lock LED in my pavillion notebook keeps flashing while I work on my laptop. However, I have no problem with booting and my laptop starts and works as normal

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caps lock been blinking every now and then . is this a problem ?caps lock is wrking fine though .

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Hello, I have a problem with my hp625 laptop it will not start and the caps lock blinks 5 times can anyone help? thanks

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Hi, Caps Lock blinking 5 times could indicate a hardware failure..possibly motherboard. Here is the link that will tell you about the blink codes..You can try the first step from the link below (hard reset) and check if it helps.. If it continues then may require some hardware replacement.. Troubleshooting LED Blink Codes or Beep Codes During Startup or Boot  

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My HP Pavilion x360's screen is black. The computer turns on but the screen remains blank. The Caps Lock LEDs blink, but that is all. Ive tried to do a hard reset but nothing happens. I read that the LEDs are emitting a blink code for a CPU issue, but I don't know how to fix the problem.

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well my laptop for some reason is stuck in this caps lock code thing when all i did is remove my processor chip nd clean it nd put it back in and now my system just wont cut back on after multiple times of disassembling nd puttting it back together.....i made sure the replace everything and back the way it wasthen i proceeded to buying another processor chip nd i put tht in did the same process i even put new thermal paste on the chip alongside the fan nd im still getting this error which i dont kno why becuz all i did was take my processor chip out once nd now it starts acting like it doesn't want to work anymore even after putting in a new chip nd alongside tht the hard resets aren't working either

Answer:black screen and caps lock blinking

Hello, Thank you for posting in the HP Support Forum. I am afraid this issue cannot be resolved remotely and it is a bit difficult to understand and know in details what exactly you removed/replaced. Since it started to occur after this change obvious this is the cause. Please, review these artciles :>> http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c01732674>> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01732674and follow the appropriate instruction for your specific situation.  If they don't help, you can consult with HP Service center or bring the computer to HP authorized service center where the technicians will probably be able to help you solve the problem. If you cannot find a troubleshooting solution, contact HP Customer support for further assistance or to have the computer serviced. More information: >> http://support.hp.com/us-en/contact-hp>> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00372730>> http://www8.hp.com/us/en/store-finder/find.do?bs=SR4&type=authorized

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MY CAPS LOCK KEY is blinking 1 times in intervals and sometimes many times, sometimes its on for many seconds automatically, i dont know what to do please help. I have tried to update BIOS and still the problem is same , tried to downgrade from windows 10 to original windows 8.1 and problem is the same. ResetTING the laptop is NOT HELPING please help.

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I put my computer to sleep last night and when I went to turn it on this morning it started to power but nothing happened.  The screen is black and the lights for caps and number lock are blinking.  They blink continuously with 4-seconds in between.  I've tried a hard restart, as well as removing the RAM and wireless card (per other posts for similar problems).  Does anyone have any idea what I should do next?  I'm a graduate student and hate to admit it but I can't be without a computer for very long :/

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When I turn my laptop on the power light comes on and caps lock flashes continuosly but with a black screen.  

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Suddenly a week ago , the caps lock key started blinking without any sequence , sometimes 2,3,4,5 time and sometimes always on , and do not respond to whenever i click on it .updated bios ,did diagnostic check which hp provides while startup ,processor and memory seems good in thattried reseting also , drained electrical charge also by pressing power button for 30 seconds after removing batteryits very uncomfortable as i have to work on documents.cannot leave my laptop at service center as i have to use it daily.please help.

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At boot I get a blank screen, no beeps and a caps lock light bling twice, pause, twice, pause... and so on.What hardware component is involved ?Thanks

Answer:Blinking caps lock light at boot

Hello @Morelli-L,  Can you match the sequence of 'blinks' to those shown in the table below.     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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So i was using the laptop when it started to slow everything, so i decided to restart, the restart windows prompted and suddendly the screen went black, like it was going to shutdown. Turn it on again but now have black screen, i only hear the fan and i have blinking LEDs in CAP/NUM blocks blinking, they are continuously blinking and dont know what it could be, tried hard reset and bios restoratio but nothing worked, any help on what could it be?

Answer:HP laptop not starting, blinking caps/num lock led

Hi,Please try a hard reset and see if it works.1. Power off your laptop2. Remove the a/c adapter, battery and everything that is attached to your laptop.3. Hold the 'POWER 'button down on your laptop for about 10 seconds.4. Plug in the a/c power supply (without battery) and power on.Regards.

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My notebook caps lock and num lock blinking 3 times, restart and blinking continuously

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I tried verything. win+bRemoved all unneccesary hardware.Hard reset.Opened up laptop en replaced cmos battery.Still everything is the same. Black screen + caps lock blinking twice.Does anyone has another idea except replacing motherboard.Warranty experid june 2016.  

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Hello, I have an HP Pavillion x360 m3 convertible and it no longer turns on (screen is blank).  I've tried a number of different resets from what I've read but nothing is working.  I bought this computer 2 monts ago.  Right before it went blank it looked like it did some sort of update but i was unable to see what it was before it started.  The caps lock blinks 3 times slowly and then fast 5 times. Is that a factory reset i should try?  Helpppp Thanks! Joe. 

Answer:HP Pavillion x360 m3 DOES NOT TURN ON---caps lock blinking

Hello joebianc86,  If caps lock is blinking thrice , The memory module has gone bad !!   Please run the memory test : http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03467259    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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yesterday night by accident i droped my laptop pavilion 15 windows 10 64 bit everything was ok i check the buttons where fine the all work but today when i turned my laptop on to do some work my caps lock button stated flashing it doesnt stop it is still flashing it stops after a while and keeps flashing again can someone please help me im new to this forum if this post is in a wrong sub forum please move it to a right one please help me and thx

Answer:my caps lock button started blinking please help ASAP

clashwithA_YT wrote:yesterday night by accident i droped my laptop pavilion 15 windows 10 64 bit everything was ok i check the buttons where fine the all work but today when i turned my laptop on to do some work my caps lock button stated flashing it doesnt stop it is still flashing it stops after a while and keeps flashing again can someone please help me im new to this forum if this post is in a wrong sub forum please move it to a right one please help me and thx Dropping a notebook can cause severe damage. Unfortunately, it will qualify as owner induced damage because you dropped it. Any repairs will be out of  your own pocket . Does it have a legacy hard disk or an SSD disk? The blinking is a diagnostic code. Watch the blinks to determine where it repeats.  What is the complete product name or product number?  Look on the side of the  box it was delivered in. 

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computer screen blank   caps lock blinking and wireless led steady   did a hard reset and it is doing the same thing

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Hallo, I own a HP pavilion dv6. Normale I use to set to hibernation when I finish working. However, today as I came back home and tried to switch on from hibernation, I remarked the caps lock blinking and hard disk orange light. Is there anything I can do by myself? If not, where could I take my notebook near Cadiz, Spain? Any chance I can keep data from the HD?Thank you,Roberto

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Lap top died overnight. Plugged it in the next morning and the light from the mouse and the power button all came on as they normally would but the screen remains black and the caps lock led light continuously blinks.

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Been using my laptop for a year already. Last night I used it to do my presentations but it hanged and so I long pressed it to shut it down. As I tried to turn it on unfortunately it won't. I tried to do some troubleshooting like removing the batt but failed. I have observed that the caps lock button is blinking for twice then pause then blink again twice. Its only the caps lock led is blinking. I tried to charge it but seems quite normal. I notice also some sound inside seems like beeping thing. What would I do?

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 Plug laptop in LED Near AC Adapter turns on Press power button, Power LED turns on System Fan comes on Caps lock blinks on and off (never stops) Can't find this blink code in the manual? Help 

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My daughter has an HP Pavilion DV6, that I have fixed the symptoms of a problem but would like to get to the bottom of the cause. The problem was that it wouldn't start, when you switch on you can hear the fan, the led on the caps lock bilnks continuously, and the led on the wifi key is orange. (It is normally white when working properly.

Having trawled numerous forums including HP I could not find a resolution, many suggestions such as reset the power, clean the memory and slots etc etc, followed by loads of entries from people trying all of these without succes

I eventually came across a post that said he had fixed it by simply wrapping the laptop in a blanket, switching on, leaving for 20 minutes then switching off and on again. This post was followed by dozens of people saying this worked for them.
So, rather sceptically, I tried it and amazingly it worked. The laptop now starts every time without a problem. So aparantly problem solved.

However I would like to get to the bottom of this before it happens again. I want to find the actual reason for the failure and if necessary replace any faulty componants. I am thinking of selling the laptop but don't want to sell it to someone knowing it may fail in the near future.

My guess is that this must be heat related as wrapping in a blanket stopped the laptop cooling and it was very hot when I removed the blanket.
The laptop now starts OK regardless of the temp, I left it overnight and restarted OK.

One final thing... Read more

Answer:HP Pavilion DV6 wont start, blinking caps lock led

I Googled and found a number of posts that speculated this is a bad solder problem and the heat re-flows the solder.
Some say this is only a temporary fix.
Here's one Post.
I hope this doesn't happen to my DV6
 

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Hello. I am using an HP Pavilion g6 1045ej laptop. The laptop is about 4 years old and 3 days ago I replaced the cpu from i3 380m to i7 640m. after the repalcement the laptop didn't boot up, the fans were whirring but the BIOS screen didnt came up. The Caps Lock button is blinking in intervals of one, the wireless button is orange and thats it. Its been like this ever since. Any suggestions?, Please help.

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My HP Pavilion DV6-3210us won't start. The screen stays blank/black, the wifi button is "off" and red and my "caps lock" button keeps blinking on and off. What do I do?

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I have HP G42 Laptop. Will not boot . Blank screen. The CAPS Lock Button blinks every 2-3 secons.

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I've already removed battery and held down power button for 15 seconds and still black screen and red f12

Answer:Black screen , red f12 button and blinking caps lock

Oooops I meant hp envy

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Won't boot, caps lock blinking and F12 amber light on

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Screen black fan running and cap lock blinking wireless orange

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m7-j020dx. I have recovery discs but no flash drive. How do I put the discs on flash drive?

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Hi,

Just got this laptop for my daughter and first time we switch on it won't boot, nothing on screen. it has power and seems to stop with the caps and num lock leds flashing. Tried switching on and off a couple of times and nothing

Any ideas?

Thanks

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 I have been using my laptop for a couple of years now and i have never experienced this issue. It all began two days ago, when i started noticing that my laptop would shut down itself suddenly after 2-3hours of use, the problem has extended to even when booting the laptop, the caps lock light blinks continously, while the screen is blank, at intervals of 3seconds for sometime then the computer restarts itself automatically. After blinking for more than a hundred times the laptop boots successfully but then again after a few hours of use it shuts down again suddenly and i have to repeat the same procedure. took it to a shop yesterday and the fan was cleaned, also the area around the processor was heated, i believe it is called 'reflowing'.   They tested my RAM and everything was okay. after getting home with the laptop, i powered it on, and the same issue began, the capslock started blinking, after calling the shop, was told to start the computer wthout the battery being present, i dd this and after a few attempts the laptop booted successfully. i used t and shut it down as i was going to bed. This morning tried booting it and the same caps lock issue occurred. Please can someone assist, this is getting out of hand now. Thanks in advance.

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- hard power reset: same issue- took out RAM: no beeping, ok motherboard issue- replaced motherboard: same issue, crap- returned motherboard (glad there a return policy)- replace CPU: same issue, super crap i'm out of ideas...  any input would be greatly appreciated.Zac

Answer:HP Pavilion DV7-4177nr no boot blinking CAPS LOCK and F12 so...

Hi, Please use the following instructions to check and fix:   http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01732674 Good luck.

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I'm also seeing this issue . HP Pavilion g6-b50us, 4GB RAM, Windows 7.  On boot, I get a blank screen, amber F12, Caps Lock blinks every 5 seconds. Here are the steps I've tried so far:
 

Hard Reset: I've removed the battery, pressed the power button for 10, 30, 60 seconds, re-inserted the battery and rebooted. Fail, no change : blank screen, amber F12, Caps Lock blinks every 5 seconds.
I've removed the battery *and* the CMOS battery, pressed the power button for 10, 30, 60 seconds, reinstalled the batteries, and rebooted. Fail, no change.
I've swapped out known good RAM for the existing RAM, and have also rebooted with no RAM. Fail, no change.
I've swapped out RAM and tried all the above reset procedures. Fail, no change.
I've connected to an external VGA monitor in all the above scenarios. Fail, no change. VGA monitor appears to never be detected during boot attempts under Auto-detect or Analog connection.

The hard drive sat in a rubberized caddy, which appeared to be heat-fused in its location and was difficult to extract. The hard drive is readable, but does not appear to have suffered any thermal damage.
 
Is there any way to interrogate the BIOS, chipset, video, or components to determine a root cause and whether it's fixable or not?
 
Thanks for your help and suggestions.
 

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I'm having issues with what I think I've narrowed down to my motherboard.  The laptop turns on for about two seconds, then the fan cuts off and the caps lock blinks 3 lights before pausing and doing again in a continuous loop. I've searched and found the lights to be indicative of a memory issue, so I removed and replaced the memory with other memory, taken out the wifi adapter, cleaned the ram slot as well as the wifi adapter slot, and it continues to do this. I've seen reflowing the motherboard as something fixes some people's problems, but I really want to avoid doing that because I'm not comfortable with the idea itself. Is there anything I'm missing?

Answer:hp 2000 2C25DX caps lock blinking 3 times

No I think you have accurately diagnosed the problem. A reflow is not likely to help although there are shops that will repair a motherboard using advanced electronics and equipment to repair chips, not reflow. Reflow is very crude and ultimately ineffective. We can also likely find you a replacement board. 

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I just bought a HP Pavilion DM4-2015dx laptop a few days ago.  Turning it on this morning, it won't boot and the Caps Lock light  is blinking.  I have searched the HP site and Google for a solution to the problem and have found nothing to tell me what the blinking light means or why it won't boot up.  Does anyone have an idea of what the blinking light on the Caps Button means?

Answer:Laptop Won't Boot. Caps Lock Button Light Blinking

I have the Pavilion dv7 124Ous and this is the second time this has happened to me. The first time I replaced the battery and that seemed to work fine. But now it's not working on line I found this out about the blinking lights, There is a list of 7 things it could be.... Cpu Failure, Bios Failure, General Board System Failure..

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This HP Laptop has not been booting properly. After some investigation, I came up across the LED blink/beep problem codes and was hoping to utilize that page. The problem is, on my laptop, the Caps Lock LED light constantly flashes and does not stop, unlike on the problem code page where it says it should stop to give me an idea of what the problem is. Additionally, the LED light on the Wireless key is a solid red color. After multiple attempts, I cannot find anything about an infinite caps lock blinking and a solid red light. I've attempted the hard reset, where I take out the battery and the AC Adapter and hold the power button down for an extended period of time. I've also reseated the RAM sticks. I've also even taken out the CMOS battery and replaced that.  If possible, could it just be a failure system board/motheboard? I've been told that if I take out the RAM and try powering on the device, the device should beep at me since it doesn't recognize any RAM, but in my case, it doesn't beep. Any other ideas?











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Answer:HP Laptop dv7-4177nr Caps Lock Blinking, Wireless Button Sol...

Hello @ToeKnee616, Welcome to the HP Forums! I understand that your HP Pavilion dv7-4177nr is not booting properly and that you have tried various troubleshooting steps to resolve it. It looks like you were following the correct document to troubleshoot. Based on the consistent blinking, it is most likely a single blink indicating CPU failure. HP Notebook PCs - Computer Does Not Start and Emits an LED or Beep Code The Maintenance and Service Guide will have more information about the type of system board your computer has. HP Pavilion dv7 Entertainment PC Maintenance and Service Guide Thank you, I hope this information has helped. If this post has helped you, show your appreciation by selecting the thumbs up!

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Black screen, caps lock light is blinking once blink every five seconds. Was just using it not ten minutes ago. Please help. I've tried removing the batterie with no success

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I disassembled my dv7 to clean out the cooler and i got everything back together and now all i get when i press the power button is a black screen, working fan, flashing caps lock button, and an amber f12 key.I tried to hard reset (take out the battery, hold down the power button, etc) but that didnt work. I've tried to reseat the ram and reconfigure the modules in different combinations but to no avail. Ive tried to boot without a hdd but nothing different happened. Ive also tried to reseat the cpu but still nothing new happened. I also tried to reflow my motherboard with an oven (twice)! But again, to no availVideo of the blink code: https://vid.me/EpHO

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Answer:Laptop Won't Boot. Caps Lock Button Light Blinking

JetGada1 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about your notebook not starting but with the Caps Lock LED blinking and wanted to help.Here are some troubleshooting steps you can try: HP Notebook PCs - Computer Does Not Start and Emits an LED or Beep Code | HP® Customer SupportGood LuckI am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.========================================================================If you feel my suggestions helped you, please click the Thumbs-Up symbol on my post to say thanks!If they helped resolve your issue, please click "Accept As Solution" to help others find similar information.

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Tried to update the BIOS this evening, from F.08 to the F.29 (the latest) and laptop now hangs at boot screen. Caps lock blinks 5 times to indicated failed board but I was able to boot into Windows once. Should have used that opportunity to re-flash the old version.

Answer:DV6-3010US not booting after BIOS update, caps lock blinking

Maybe this will help:https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02693833

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My fiancée's HP G62 laptop suddenly stopped booting. More specifically, when you press the power button, the power light comes on, but the screen stays totally black. I tried doing a hard reset on it (unplug, remove the battery, and hold power button down for 60 seconds), but that didn't work.  I tried this multiple times with no success. I shined a flashlight on the screen to see if there was a faint image (indicating a backlight problem), but there is no image at all. I tried connecting the computer to an external monitor, and that didn't work either.   Recently I had to replace the fan and the power button assembly on this machine, but it was working fine after that until now. 

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Yesterday the laptop wouldn't start. Starts to power on, caps lock LED blinks repeatedly, then shuts off. I have no doubt this is a POST code, but I can't find any info from dell to determine it's meaning.

After pulling power, battery, etc. and waiting a while, we got it to boot to windows, then got a BSOD with an error message and had to turn it off. Back to the post code.

I connected the drive to my desktop and backed up all the data. Then I stripped the laptop down the system board (no obvious hardware problems detected), then tried to power up with memory and CPU only. Seems to work, tells me no HD found (as expected). I added the HD, and made it to windows startup screen, saw the desktop, then it hit a BSOD.

I tried another reboot, and went into the bios, turned on "thorough POST". On the next power cycle, no POST errors, but I hit F12 to go to Diagnostics. First time through, it hung in a memory test. Not sure that's the culprit, I rebooted and did it again. Made it through the memory test no problem, next step it loads a diagnostics GUI. Started running system board tests through the GUI, and it locked up again.

Next reboot and I'm staring at the blinking caps lock LED again, and can't get it to boot. This is with AC power, and only the keybaord, CPU, HD, and memory installed. Since then, I haven't been able to get it to boot successfully.

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i recently encountered a small problem with the onscreen display when trying to turning some functions on and off. i've noticed that when i tried to turn caps on, it does not display the "Caps On" on the lower right bottom of the screen. i just want to know if anyone have encountered this problem or could solve it. as an obseravation, i noticed that the display disappeared ever since i install word 2003. thank you.





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Answer:Onscreen display not working for Caps Lock or Number Lock

Hi ! Same for me, but LED is ok for me.  





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Just registered so I could also say thanks to the member who came up with the cost-free solution to this problem.  Put a towel around the laptop until it overheated enough to turn itself off. Waited for it to cool. Started right up w/ no issues.Woo hoo! My wife asked me how I fixed it, after my computer guy said it couldn't be done in a cost effective way.  I told her I used a bit of witchcraft. lol

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My Compaq CQ62-209WM was working great until a couple of weks ago.  When I turned it on the screen stayed black, the caps lock light blinks once every 5 seconds, and the wifi light stays orange.  Read on this forum of others with similar problems.I tried a hard reset and it worked the first time, long enough for me to back up the important stuff on my hard drive, but did not work the second time (or any time I have tried it since then).One blink indicates CPU failure so I ordered a new CPU and thermal material, dismanteled the unit and replaced the CPU and thermal material this evening. Still have black screen and blinking lights - still one blink every 5 seconds. Tried hard reset, no change.Any suggestions? Not able to replace computer at this time - willing to try almost anything.Thanks in advance.

Answer:Compaq CQ62-209WM, black screen and caps lock blinking

Hi @micwtx ,  Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums and Welcome. I have looked into your issue about your Compaq Presario CQ62-209WM Notebook and issues with the flashing lights and not starting correctly. Here is a link to computer does not start. It has the LED blinking codes and suggests that it could be your System Board. Have you tried to reseat the memory and HDD? (it is in the document) Please note remove any and all USB devices. Disconnect all non-essential devices, as these could cause some issues. Plug the power adapter directly into a functioning wall outlet. Do not plug it into a power strip, surge protector, or secondary power source as this could cause and issue.Hope this helps you. Thanks.

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I have a new HP Envy 17t laptop, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7500U CPU @ 2.70GHz, 16GB RAM, Intel(R) HD Graphics 620, NVIDIA GeForce 940MX 4GB, 1TB HDD. Spent Christmas day updating Windows and installing some basic software (Firefox, Chrome, Java).  Since then, randomly the keyboard becomes completely unresponsive, with the Caps Lock blinking 5 times slow and 3 times fast, then repeats.  The Wireless Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 also losses internet connection.  Reboot seems to reset everything, but eventually it happens all over again.  Could happen immediately, after a couple of minutes, or couple of hours so haven't been able to figure out what triggers it. I've been through the system event logs and (although there are some errors) nothing terribly obvious or uncommon according to Google (see examples below).  I've tried updating the drivers and the BIOS.  Didn't work.  I then reverted every single driver from the HP Product page for the laptop back to the original state.  Didn't work.  Went through the HP Recovery Manager to reset the OS.  Working long enough to type this message, but have little confidence at this point the error won't reappear.  My hope was driver issue since the first day or two it seemed to be fine so thought it was a Windows or other driver update that set it off, but also have little confidence based on all the updates/reversions I attempted. Other than another HP forum pos... Read more

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Hp pavilion dv7-6c64nr entertainment PCCore i7Windows7After i switch on its has black screen, caps lock blinking 3 times, function key f12 wifi signal on. But the machine always running (I can hear the sound).Appreciated if anyone could help. Thanks in Advance













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Answer:Blinking caps lock 3 times, screen black, f12 wifi light on ...

Hi, First, with reference to the Service Manual on the link below - remove and re-seat your memory module(s). If the above makes no difference try the following. Again, with reference to the Manual on the link below, remove one of your memory modules and then see if the notebook will boot.  If it doesn't, try the same module, but in the other slot.  If is still doesn't boot, try the other memory module in both slots, to see if any combination will allow the notebook to start normally. The procedure for removing these modules is detailed starting on Page 63 of your Maintenance & Service Guide. Regards, DP-K

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ANyone have aclue how to get these working again  i did a clean install of windows and for the life of me can't get these to work I've installed all drivers from the drivers page with no luck

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Lenovo Y720 So, when I hit caps ock or num lock an on screen display tells me whether capslock or num ock has been pushed. While I appreciate it is helpful for some, in my case it become a hinderance. You need to remove "num lock" for single key print screen request, and if I have a short time frame, I am stuck without being able to screenshot until the num lock indicator goes away.  How do I turn off the on screen display.  Now, before you send me to the previously asked questions of similar nature, I have tried. There is no "display settings" in Control Panel. There is no "advanced display settings" on the settings panel. And there is no way to control it through NVIDIA or Intel graphics settings (that I can see).  Thanks kindly. 

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I have a Compaq Presario CQ56-101SG which does not start anymore.I updated the BIOS from Version F.00 to F.18 which forces the device to reboot which went well. But after a shutdown the notebook does not start, it hangs with a blank screen, power LED and WiFi LED lit up and Caps Lock LED is blinking about 1x/sec. What I tried to recover:* Remove battery and AC adapter, press power button for about a minute and try to power up again with AC connect. --> Same bad state as before.* Press power button for 5 sec while no power connected (battery removed), reconnect AC, press [Win]+[B] while power button starts the system. --> Same bad state as before.* The same as before but this time with a 2GB USB thumb drive (FAT16 formatted, "HP_TOOLS" named, put "01604F06.BIN" - an older BIOS version binary - into root directory) connected to USB port. --> Same bad state as before. - Did I anything wrong when trying to recover the BIOS?- May the name of the BIOS file needs to be something else?- Is there anything else I can try to get the device up and running again? Kind regardsChristian 

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Hi Bought an old laptop from work and it lasted a good year but out of no where there was a loud buzzing and the laptop just turned off. Since then the display won't turn on and the caps light is blinking 4 times, which I read somewhere meant that the Graphics controller is not functional. How can I fix this? Thanks.

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Question: Caps Lock display

The Caps Lock Display is not working on my Think Pad E 531. Any ideas to fix this problem would be appreciated.

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The Caps Lock Display is not working on my Think Pad E 531. Any ideas to fix this problem would be appreciated.

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Hello, I am quite bugged by the Caps Lock onscreen display, since I cannot find a way to only turn off the capslock display without turning off all displays.This display drops my FPS from about 70 to 40 when I'm playing video games which is bugging me a lot.But I would like to keep my other displays like soundlevel and screen brightness.And yes, I know that it is possible to keep the capslock display for only 3 seconds when turning it on too, but I want it to be not displayed at all. I have a green light on my keyboard which is good for me.So is it possible to completely turn off the capslock display without turning off the other displays? Henkert.













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Answer:Caps Lock display

Right click on desktop --> Screen Resolution --> Advanced Settings --> uncheck "Enable on-screen display".

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Hello,  I'm currently shopping for a notebook. I stopped by a local retailer to check out the IdeaPad Z580, but there is no indication if the CAPS LOCK is on or off.  There is no keyboard LED light (which I would prefer), and there was no onscreen display. I then stopped by another retail outlet, and checked out the Lenovo there also, again no indication if the CAPS LOCK is on or off. I noticed in the download/driver section there is a driver for CAPS LOCK / NUM LOCK on-screen-displayhttp://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS028421 Not sure why the in-store Z580 displays didn't work; maybe because they where running Windows 8? My Samsung laptop (stolen) had an on-screen caps lock display, but the icon was very cartoonish and should I say... stupid looking. What does Lenovo's CAPS LOCK and NUM LOCK indicator look like?

Answer:Is there a Caps Lock display? What does it look like?

  Lenovo Solution Center for Windows 8 How nice that the Essiantials Lenovo G580 gets this suit, but the IdeaPad Z580 doesn't. I guess Lenovo just slapped installed Windows 8 into the IdeaPad, and shipped them off to consumers/retailers?  Man, I really wanted to purchase this notebook Guess I will just keep looking

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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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In one of my pc's whenever i hit the cap or num locks keys it displays it doing so on my monitor.

Now normally i wouldn't care much for this but not all my keyboards for my computers have those green lights that light up when i enable the caps or num lock keys.

I am guessing its something that came installed with my computer when i bought it from newegg, any idea of a similar software that i can install in my other computers.

I like it displaying on my monitor when i turn on my caps or num locks keys
 

Answer:On screen caps lock display?

It would help folks here to know more about the computer in question. Brand and model if it is a commercial PC (Dell, HP, etc.) and operating system, or if a home built computer the motherboard make and model, and the operating system used.

If running Windows 7, type Keyboard into the Run box, and select Keyboard from the list that appears. See if there is a Key settings option. If so, select it, and find the Key Settings List. I can't recall where exactly, but somewhere in the list you will find "Display Caps Lock status on screen" . . . make sure it is unchecked. Not sure if this will fix your issue/s or not.

What kind of keyboard are you using? The display issue might be a function of your keyboard, and you might have to adjust the behavior in any software that came with it.
 

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Is there a way to display the caps lock status on screen?

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The on screen display CAPS LOCK icon (C:\Program Files\CapsLK OSD\capsosd.   version 1.0.1.0)How do I stop the icon display permanently whilst caps lock is on? I have solved the problem on my Thinkpad (desktop right click/resolution/advanced/on screen display), but not on the S205 ideapad 













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Answer:S205 caps lock on screen display

Hello imp1971 and welcome to community,
 
Kindly uninstall CapsLock App software from program and features.
 
If you want it back then you can download from here
Best Regards,
Tanuj

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Hi, I have a lenovo G560 laptop and a thinkpad t400 laptop. In thinkpad laptop, whenever i press caps lock there is a notification display that caps lock is on and similar notification at the right bottom corner of the screen appears that caps is off.  Similarly for num lock. How do i get the same notification things in lenovo G560 laptop in windows 7. with regards,ashwin_cse

Answer:How to get caps lock on screen display in windows 7

Please reinstall or install the lenovo energy management software. Also see if utility.exe is running under processes tab on the task manager.





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Just disassembled my Z580 to check why it wasn't starting up (another thread) as I figured if I'm going to have to get a independent engineers report I might as well open it myself at the same time. Followed all the steps as outlined in the hardware maintenance manual and found no sign of any hardware damage/power surge/blowouts anywhere. I then reassembled the laptop using the same guide (with no extra screws) and placed the battery in (just to confirm I took out the motherboard battery once I could and reinserted it when I was closing up). Much to my confusion and relief that there is some sign of life, the power button, power light, battery light and caps lock light are flashing in that order. A couple of times when I press the power button the touch sensitive volume buttons also flashed, but that's only when I press the power button sometimes. I can't find any info on these lights online. Any quick help would be appreciated

Answer:Z580 power, battery, caps lock and power button blinking in order

Just a quick edit: By some miracle it has powered up and all seems well. Only oddity is that some icons in the bottom taskbar are invisible, but fan and everything else seems to be working fine with no issues in device manager. 

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Answer:caps lock will not turn off and keeps making caps lock hold ...

I am not able to provide any solutions or assistance at this time. Please allow for the forum community to assist with your matters. 

 

Thank you 

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I LIKE THE LITTLE CAPS LOCK ON NOTIFIER BUT IT QUIT POPPING UP. I HAD IT WHEN I FIRST GOT MY DELL INSPIRON 7020. HOW DO I TURN IT BACK ON??JK

Answer:Restore volume & caps lock on screen display.

CAPS in a forum means you are shouting. I would suggest you turn off the caps lock and I'm sure you will get some replies:http://www.computing.net/howtos/sho...The above link should help you...good luckSome HELP in posting on Computing.net plus free progs and instructions Cheers

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ANyone have aclue how to get these working again
 
 
i did a clean install of windows and for the life of me can't get these to work
 
I've installed all drivers from the drivers page with no luck
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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Hello, I just got a lenovo carbon x1 and when the computer comes out of hibernation or sleep a symbol that says the caps lock is off appears on the screen for a few seconds. How do I stop it from telling me the caps lock is off after waking it up from sleep or hibernation? thanks

Answer:Caps lock on screen display after sleep or hibernation?

Hi Michaelalex17,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 

It is a default setting which shows the ?Caps OFF? for a few seconds, because there is an option to show always or show for a few seconds, we cannot disable the individual on-screen popup display.
If you are looking for the setting. You can go to graphic properties to change, right click on the desktop and go to screen resolution ? Advance settings ? click on On-screen display tab and make the changes for your convenient.

Hope this helps!!!
 
Do post us back if the issue still persists.
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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I have laptop while using it was showing horizontal lines and hang when again turned off and turned it was showing hp then immediately the laptop turned off but now when I press the power button power button shows light but display. shows nothing it is blank

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I opened the lid and the screen would not come on, instead the caps lock key was blinking 5 slow blinks then 3 fast blinks. This computer was purchased from HSN in Aug 2015 and has about 10 hours of actual use time.  Model #17-G127DS.  Computer is Intel Quad-Core, 8GB RAM 1TB HDD.  Computer use was for internet access only and Outlook was never loaded.  Computer has Macafee security loaded on it.  Can this computer be fixed?  Closest computer tech is 100 miles from my location at a Staples Store.

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I have a couple of problems at the moment...

Firstly, some time ago, the volume level display (a green indicator which came onto the screen) disappeared. I have been told that his was due to an update which needed to be done, but which for some reason got rid of the display. Short of taking off all the updates, is there any way of getting this back?

Secondly, the display lights for the caps lock and number lock have stopped coming on. The display light to show the hard disk is being written to is still working, but the other two beside it (caps lock and number lock) just stopped working. Is there some cause for this such as an update, or is it just that the bulbs have gone?????

All answers welcome!

Answer:Sat Pro L10 - Loss of Volume level display and Num/Caps lock indicators

Hi

Regarding the volume control notification on the display;
This volume level notification is controlled by software. Possibly the Microsoft updates influence this notification and therefore it doesn?t appear on the display. I presume some registry keys were changed? but I don?t know exactly what entries could be affected.

Regarding the second issue; keyboard lights;
Well, usually this has nothing to do with the installed software.
I think it could be a keyboard fault? but this is only my personal suggestion?

I don?t know how long the OS is running on your notebook but maybe it would be advisable to refresh the OS to ensure that new installation could helps to get rid of these issues.

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