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Lock on bay adapter will not unlock

Question: Lock on bay adapter will not unlock

Hey guys, Just got my W530 and its a great machine except for 2 things. The battery looseness which I have read is normal for one. The other problem is that I cant eject my hard drive bay adapter that came configured with it. The lock position from "lock" to "unlock" will not move and I have used considerable force. Any more and I feared breaking the plastic. Does anyone know any tricks to get this open, is it is just a matter of force? I have seen videos on the net where they open quite easily. Thanks alot.

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Answer: Lock on bay adapter will not unlock

Did you order the W530 with RAID enabled? If so, there is a screw the hole next to the unlock slider that prevents the slider from accidentally moving.

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I have a Vista home premium Thirty Two bit on a HP DV Six Thousand laptop.
A few days ago, I have no idea how, but the scroll lock has been turned on. This is also the num lock key. so now my down and right arrows don't work and neither do my number keys, except numbers 6 and 5. Please help. The signs that are doubled up with the number keys don't work either since the num ock is on. This is so frustrating. How can I turn this scroll lock / num lock key off?
Thanks in advance.

Answer:Unlock Scroll lock / Num lock keys on HP DV 6 Thousand

Welcome
How to Activate the Scroll Lock on an HP Pavilion DV6000 Laptop | eHow.com

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Hiii there, I have just locked my personal folder through Priyan's lock but unable to unlock it again. An icon of Control panel is being shown instead of default icon. and when I am opening it, control panel window is shown. What to do? ***email removed*** It will be a great help as this folder contain very important personal documents. Please reply asap.
 

Answer:unlock folder lock protected by priyans lock

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I have managed to somehow put a lock my computer. Now, everytime I leave it for just a few minutes I have to enter my password to get back in. How do I disable this feature?? I am using WinXP. Thanks.....
 

Answer:Lock/Unlock computer

Change power settings to not prompt for a password after resuming from a screen saver or sleep mode.

How does one accidentally put a lock on their own computer that they didn't want there? Usually the Lock / Unlock options appear on company computers for security purposes. That's not the case here, right?
 

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Lumia 520 was sent to me from Switzerland and is Locked to Swisscom network, please what is the code to unlock it, am now in Nigeria. Please if you have the solution be free to help by sending it to my mail Mod edit...personal e-mail removed Thanks.

Answer:Why can't I unlock my Lumia 520 sim-lock?

You have to contact the carrier, Swisscom, or use an unlocking service.
No one here has your unlock code in their pocket.

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i recently reinstalled windows 10 and when I went to open my videos file on my external WD mybook and it would not open I guess I got connect to my previous network I had via Linksys before I reinstalled from scratch so anyone who can help my id appreciate it ill post pics below to show the issues
 

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My friend, while playing WOW, said he was hitting the shift key multiple times and after that the keyboard locked up.

Now when any button is pressed the computer makes a beep sound and does nothing.

There is also an onscreen keyboard which can be used with the mouse.

What I'm asking is if there is a way to Lock the Keyboard similar to locking a cell phone and How to unlock the keyboard.

Answer:How To Lock The Keyboard? (and Unlock)

If he hit the shift key repeatedly perhaps he has turned on sticky keys? Hit the shift key 5 times to get to the sticky keys controls.

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I am on the prowl for a SIMPLE way of passwording any file(s) or folder(s) in the computer file hierarchy. Casual visitors snooping in my files while I might be away is the focus here. I took the problem to another forum (http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/lockingunlocking-folderfile?replies=26) and got an answer that is an alternative to what I am really hoping to find. Does anyone know of a passwording program that uses a file access request interceptor?

Here is an exerpt of the basic interest:

"I would like to be able to cruise through the file hierarchy in Windows Explorer or My Computer and right click on any file or folder, having the context menu give me a "secure" option. Clicking that would give me a password input blank which would be registered along with the file/folder name in the access interceptor's index. Upon entering the password in the input blank the closed file/folder would then become password protected. (Naturally, the "secure" option in the right click menu would have to be disabled when the password is input.) When the interceptor matched a request with an item in its index it would interupt the system from opening the item and present the user with password dialog. Successfully matching that input with the value in its index it would stand aside and let the system open or run the item. The last action is clearly exactly what Mylockbox does when the .exe is commanded to run. I guess a masterkey would also be required... Read more

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Is the feature to Lock/Unlock the taskbar hidden in Windows 2000 like the transparency affect is? I know these features are available in XP but since I use Win2K, I'm curious to know if there is a tip/tweak that will enable these. I would like to be able lock my taskbar. Would I need run REGSVR32 with a particular DLL to do this?

Appreciate in info on this.
 

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Yesterday, my computer came up with a "computer locked"dialogue box. It was the first time this ever happened. It happens ever once and a while and will let me in as long as I press OK. I was just wondering how to turn it off. Thanks in advance.

Answer:Windows lock/unlock dialogue box

It is probably occuring due to the setting for your screen saver. go to display properties-screen saver and uncheck the on resume password protect check box.

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it's on a acer  model e1-521-0851

Answer:help me unlock caps lock buttom

annette-tyree18,
 
The caps lock button in on the left side of the keyboard. If you press it, that toggles turning it on and off.

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My phone is windows nokia lumia630 . But my lock and unlock sound does not working. I check settings but I see the lock unlock sound is on. It does not working.

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Unlock screen on Nokia 925

Answer:How to unlock the lock screen on nokia 925

touch hold then slide it up.
If your locked out by passcode then you'll need to hard reset the device.
Join on here if you would like more help or can give details about your problem.To reset an unresponsive phoneIf your phone is unresponsive and you can't reach Settings , you may be able to reset your phone using the hardware buttons. On Lumia phones (and some others), do the following to reset your phone:Press and hold the Volume down and Power buttons at the same time until you feel a vibration (about 10?15 seconds).When you feel the vibration, release the buttons, and then immediately press and hold the Volume down button until you see a large exclamation mark.Once the exclamation mark appears, press the following four buttons in this order: Volume up , Volume down , Power , Volume down . Your phone should now reset and restart itself. (It might take a while for the reset to finish.).Note If you lose your phone, it's possible to reset it remotely. To learn how, see Find a lost

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How do I unlock my num lock on my hp pavilion g61009sa, I don't know which key is which I don't have a num lock key, a scroll key or a key with small number 9 on... Please help<br>Lol thanks

Answer:How do I unlock my num lock on my hp pavilion g61009sa

Hi, Normally laptops which are under 17" do not have numlock key because its physically space. Vendors can not put a numeric keypad on the keyboard and no point to put numlock on a keyboard which has no numeric keypad. What are you trying to do ? You can buy an external keyboard if you wish numlock key. Regards.

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My phone is windows nokia lumia630 . But my lock and unlock sound does not working. I check settings but I see the lock unlock sound is on. It does not working.

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Its unable to lock or unlock the taskbar. Tried the methods in these threads:http:

Taskbar - Lock or Unlock

I cannot unlock taskbar - Microsoft Community

but it doesnt help

When I rightclick on the taskbar, the dialogbox is appearing, I click unlock or lock, but it doesnt work


The computer has 32 bit windows 7 home premium


Thanks

Answer:Impossible to unlock or lock the taskbar

Use this tutorial by Brink to fill in your system specs. This will help others help you.

System Info - See Your System Specs

Do you have Windows 7 Updated including SP-1?

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bios is lock i need help!
I want to change a bios version to 9600 pro
Memory Elixir 250/200
i try to use "Atiflash - p 0 -st bios.bin"
but:
Old mem seting :7180
New mem seting :7180
Old ssid : 4153
New ssid : 4150
SSID Mismatched
Error = 0FL01

:knock: :hotbounce :knock:

Plese Help Me!
 

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Hi,

At work i have a windows 7 based pc that is joined to a domain. Now what happens is this:

1. I login to the office domain.

2. I lock my pc

Now when i press ctrl+alt+del to unlock the pc it presents me with local pc user login. So i have to press switch user, click on the current logged in domain account and enter pasword to unlock. This happens every time when i lock my domain account. Is this the way that unlocking in Win 7, joined to a domain, works? In XP when i pressed ctrl+alt+del to unlock pc i just had to enter the pwd.

Can you give me a solution to this problem.

Thanx
Anupam

Answer:Windows lock and unlock ambiguity

In Windows 7 it shows you what domain you are logging into. It should not be a local user account.

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how do i lock/unlock desktop properties ?? (right click on desktop>properties>desktop)how can i make it to lock it? so no one can change it?cuz someone did it to my teachers pc and put on a wallpaper of someone on the desktop and he cant take it out xDand i want to do that to lol....help?

Answer:lock/unlock desktop properties

Sorry, jocxo, but that wouldn't be very nice.

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Hi Experts,When we want to lock the computer we do the following:Ctrl Alt Del(A dialog box appears)Lock computerWhen we want to unlock the computer we do the following:Ctrl Alt Del(A dialog box appears)Key in passwordEnterIs there any possibility in the registry (or somewhere) of XP Professional menu to:1.      automate the above,2.      automate a shutdown at specified time?Thanks.

Answer:Auto lock, unlock and shutdown

1) What do you want to automate? Lock? Well, you can use also the windows key+L (the L key). To unlock, you have to press ctrl+alt+del and enter the username and password (username, in case you want to log off the user which locked the computer). You can't automate this -- but you can disable the lock option (why do you want to do it?). Are you in a domain? Then talk to network administrator/system administrator. It's your home computer? Then use the simple logon options, without passwords.A simple way to lock the computer it's to set the computer to lock when enters in screen saver mode.2) For shutdown at a specified time: you may create a bat file, which should contain a line like:shutdown -s -f -t 60(see shutdown command in windows)And then, add a new scheduled task which runs that bat file at the specified time.

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Guys last night I followed this tutorial on how to have the Recycle Bin show up on the taskbar: Recycle Bin - Pin to Taskbar and it worked great. But then like a complete idiot I deleted the Trash folder I had saved in directory I used to save it in. This of course ruined the whole procedure (hindsight is a great thing) and the "undo delete" function didn't restore any the functionality wither. So I decided to start from scratch. However, when I got to the part about right clicking the task bar and going to Toolbars-New Toolbar there was a menu entry for the Trash folder I had created earlier which was ticked. I unticked it and ever since then I can't lock or unlock the taskbar. I can tick and untick but it doesn't do anything. System Restore didn't fix it so I'm at a loss. I created a new user account to see if it worked from there and it does. So I thought maybe my user profile had become corrupt during the processes I outlined above and decided to follow the tutorial on how to fix an corrupt user profile here: Fix a corrupted user profile
But I can't copy the user files over as I keep getting an access denied/require permission message when trying to do so. Any advice lads? I should left well enough alone

Answer:Unable to lock/unlock the taskbar

try doing a system restore and then start again if you really want the recycle bin on your taskbar

System Restore - Windows 7 Forums

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Hi,

At work i have a windows 7 based pc that is joined to a domain. Now what happens is this:

1. I login to the office domain.

2. I lock my pc

Now when i press ctrl+alt+del to unlock the pc it presents me with local pc user login. So i have to press switch user, click on the current logged in domain account and enter pasword to unlock. This happens every time when i lock my domain account. Is this the way that unlocking in Win 7, joined to a domain, works? In XP when i pressed ctrl+alt+del to unlock pc i just had to enter the pwd.

Can you give me a solution to this problem.

Thanx
Anupam
 

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So, issue that has just recently cropped up, and we have made no changes that would cause this.

We now have several users who, although able to initially log in off the WAN, cannot unlock the screen off the WAN. They receive a "No logon servers available" error.

This has never been an issue with XP. One user reports the issue didn't start until some time towards the end of last week. One of desktop support folks just received a report from a user today.

Now, I've tried duplicating the issue with my machines but simply cannot.

We have 2 other users with desktops who can duplicate the issue, though.

What would cause this?
The issue is not that they cannot log on; they can log on fine, initially. It's only the screen lock that appears borked. Therefore I wouldn't think the "Always wait for network at logon" GPO would be relevant, since the issue isn't at initial logon.

Ideas? I've tried searching the Goog, but haven't had much success in finding info on this particular issue.

Edit: This is in a domain environment. No GPO modifications have been made since June, and this issue just recently started cropping up.
 

Answer:Can't Unlock PC After Timed Lock Win7

Ive had one similar case of this...
User (off network @ home) logs onto his laptop..logs on AOK
uses the laptop for a while, then it locks (either by sleep mode or Win+L)
User cannot unlock it, says password invalid, but he can reboot and log in with the same password.
 

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As the title says, my lock sound has stopped working on my 1520 since last nights latest critical update. It's checked in the sounds settings and I've tried rebooting and a soft reset

Answer:Lock/Unlock sound stopped working

Have you tried turning it off in settings, doing another soft reset, and turning it back on? That sometimes works.
I'm sure you've also checked your volume settings and made sure you don't have Quiet Hours turned on, so I'm only mentioning that for posterity. <grin>

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I was trying to help a friend w/ his laptop w/ Vista (which I have not used before) and when we shut it down, I accidently hit the LOCK icon and closed the lid. When he tried to restart, the system appears to come back up, but then the screen goes black. I tried CTL-ALT-DEL, but nothing happened, still black screen, but there is lots of disk activity going on. We did a hard shutdown (holding power button down) and rebooted, getting an error screen and then booting in safe mode. Can do that, but don't know what to modifiy or try and change. He says he never created a password, has only one account on the computer which is an administrator account. When we reboot into std OS, same old thing, black screen after just a flash of the main screen. HELP????

Answer:Shutdown LOCK- stuck and can't access to unlock

Try and do a system restore in safe mode: System Restore - How to

Amplid

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What is that lock icon on my folder and how do I remove it or unlock it ?

Answer:What is that lock icon on my folder and how do I remove it or unlock i

Usually that's an indication of permissions/sharing being set on the folder.
What is the actual folder you are refering to?

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Hiii there, I have just locked my personal folder through Priyan's lock but unable to unlock it again. An icon of Control panel is being shown instead of default icon. and when I am opening it, control panel window is shown. What to do? ***email removed*** It will be a great help as this folder contain very important personal documents. Please reply asap.
 

Answer:how to unlock folder lock protected by priyans lpc

closing duplicate.
 

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Hi:
I purchased a brand new PC with 'Windows 7 and trying to set-up Windows 7.

I encountered 'NumLock' that stays and I am NOT able to type any.

How to unlock 'Numlock?'

Thanks for your help in advance.

Answer:[SOLVED] Num Lock Issue, ... How to 'Unlock' NumLock?

Using Keyboard came with the PC/Win 7 solved the issue.

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I have a customer who has a Windows 8.1 laptop at the house that he uses to remote into the office, and this system is in a workgroup. The problem is that if the user locks the laptop or it goes into standby, as soon as CTRL-ALT is pressed, the screen
says "Locking" and never gives us a chance to log in. System restore won't complete successfully (I had a previous post in Technet to troubleshoot this, but restore was never successful). I've attempted SFC /scannow, and some corruption was found,
but the system wasn't able to fix everything. I've attempted to manually uninstall all updates and applications that were installed on or after this problem arose with no luck. I've attempted to run chkdsk /R, but it hangs at 10% - I left this running for
around 2.5 hours, and it never got any further, so I terminated the process. I am unable to lock and log back in with clean boot; however, I can lock and log back in with Safe Mode. I've also attempted to create a new profile, and the locking also occurs with
it. Does anyone have an idea as to what I might try? Thank you.

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Hello,

I would like to know if there is a way to play a sound when the computer is locked and/or unlocked, similar to the way a sound normally plays during log on/log off. There's no obvious way in the Sounds options window.

Thank you

Answer:Add sound event for Lock/Unlock computer

  
Quote: Originally Posted by sklar


Hello,

I would like to know if there is a way to play a sound when the computer is locked and/or unlocked, similar to the way a sound normally plays during log on/log off. There's no obvious way in the Sounds options window.

Thank you


I know this is an old thread but I too would like to know if this can be done. =/

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Im using windows 10 tp on my lumia 920 and im unable to unlock it from lockscreen using my pin. After i enter my key it just stays like that, even if i enter a wrong key it deoes not show that the key enterd is wrong. PLEASE HELP ME!

Answer:Why am I unable to unlock my phone from the lock screen?

Does it react to touch input at all? (Meaning: can you see that a button has been pressed?)
Try turning your phone off and on again (long-press power button) and see if that solves your problem.

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Fortunately, I am not experiencing the problems described by other users on this forum with the touchpad on my new AMD edge13. That said, the touchpad doesn't consistently pick up my finger movements, despite trying various sensitivity settings. This causes alot of frustration. That said, overall, I'm happy with my purchase. One great improvement would be the ability to lock the touchpad during the times I'm typing on the keyboard. The touchpad setting that allows accidental palm strokes to not-be-picked-up doesn't work well at all. The cursor is constantly causing problems while I'm typing. Can anyone advise if it's already possible to lock and unlock the touchpad via a keyboard shortcut, and if not, can this be added to future functionality? It would be a significant improvement. 

Answer:Lock and unlock the touchpad via keyboard shortcuts?

It's quite hard to get any support from this forum......... Anyway I'd like to support anyone as possible as I can. Although I don't know any keyboard shortcut for that, there's another option. from control panel go to mouse properties. Under the Ultranav tab, check "Show Ultranav icon on the system tray". Than you can find the related icon in the task bar on your desktop with options to disable touchpad and trackpoint with a single click. Hope this will help. I had to find out this myself.....

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Hello. I am having a issue with a laptop that will not unlock. If you lock it and go to unlock it, all you get is the blue screen that you get when you lock your computer. If you do a hard reboot and then login it works. What is the issue? Please help
I cannot find any info on this issue.

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Navigator talks and reads off front screen detail as pushed. Have tried holding power button plus both up and down volume screens with no luck.

Answer:Lumia 635 lock screen won't slide to unlock. Can you help?

You switched on Narrator. See below how to get in your phone.Tip: How to exit Narrator on Windows Phone 8.1 - WMPoweruser
And for next time do not play around with settings if you do not know what they are for.

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In my 525 lock and unlock and charging sound not working. lock and unlock sound check box is selected
And I changed the region and all back. But still its not working
Please help me

Answer:[L525] Lock\unlock sound is not working?

You can give it a try with soft reset. Just press Volume down + Power button for 10 seconds. :)

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I forgot the screen lock password i need to know how i can unlock my microsoft lumina 640

Answer:How do I unlock my Microsoft Lumia 640 screen lock?

You will have to reset your phone and loose whatever data is not backed up.
Power off. Hold Volume Down and tap Power. When the exclamation screen (!) appears release Volume Down.
Now tap Volume Up / Volume Down / Power / Volume Up...
The spinning gears will show and your phone will reset.
Unless you remember the password it is all you can do.

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My Lumia 535 sound of lock unlock screen is on I want to turn off this sound how can I do it?

Answer:How can I turn off Lumia 535 screen lock unlock sound?

Go to settings.
Go to ringtones + sounds
Unmark "Lock and unlock" under "Play a sound for"

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Hi Friends,
 
I have a DELL Inspiron 14R (N4110) laptop. Few days back I set BIOS password. Unexpectedly I forgot the password. While going to BIOS, my laptop is asking for password. I tried many times but unable to enter correct password. Can any one please tell me how to proceed further for resetting the password? Now there's unlock key hint number appearing.. please help so i can go to my bios settings..
Thanks in advance...

Answer:BIOS Lock. Unlock Key Hint Number appearing

I have the same exact problem with one of my Latitude D420 machines. The only catch is that I have followed the directions, but can not get the machine to read me external CD Drive or my thumb drive. I have been stuck as well. I would have hoped I could just dive into the machine reset the password in the CMOS and reboot. I forgot this is not an HP machine. Hope someone reads our troubles and has a good solution.

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Ok, so here's how it's not working; I'm trying to watch a DVD on WMP11. I start playing it, and I click on the little paddlelock icon in the lower right hand corner of the frame. It "unlocks" with a window to put in my 4 digit code, and I do so, then I click on the green check mark, and the paddle lock closes, and then I proceed to watch my movie. Roughly 12 minutes later, (usually while I'm into a good scene in the movie), the screen switches from "Full Screen" view, to "Normal Screen" view, and stays that way until I complete the whole process all over again. This continues throughout the entire movie.

I've eliminated my screen saver as an issue, (this was suggested to me by someone), and have uninstalled Faststone Capture, (this was a screen capture tool that was constantly "on" in the background, that was also suggested as a cause), but I do still have another screen capture tool installed, however this one, Jing, does not constantly run. It is just an application I can start when I want to.

Anyways, this is my issue with WMP11. Oh, before I forget, I'm running Vista Ultimate, on a 32-bit system. It's all on a Dell XPS410 w/ an Nvidea GeForce 8600 GT video card. And all drivers have been updated. Any other questions will be answered ASAP. Thanks in advance.
 

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how to unlock an acer aspire 5337z-4851 hdd lock with dos program without having to wipe the harddrive but if neccassary so be it

Answer:how to unlock an acer aspire 5337z-4851 hdd lock with dos p

You cant, not with a DOS programme or any other kind of programme.The hard disk lock is a security measure that is almost impossible to break. Your only option is to contact the manufacturer and be prepared to prove ownership.Stuart

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Today my phone has stopped being responsive to a short press on my power button. I can do a long press and the phone will turn off and on, but the only way to unlock my phone is to connect to a usb..... long pressing on the camera button won't light up the screen but if i connect to a usb the phone will be in camera mode?? Also when my screen times out and goes dark(before screen goes black), I cannot make it go any brighter except the usb option. And the double tap for the screen doesn't work either. As well as the phone is not recognized by my computer any longer either... I think that's it.. Please help, I love my nokia. lol

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My laptop won't automatically rotate when I rotate it. The rotation lock button in the action centre is greyed out so I cannot select it. This is the same in the display settings, I am unable to unlock the rotation lock. I have searched for answers on this and people have advised to select the 'allow auto-rotation' however I cannot find this setting in my control panel. Switching to tablet mode does nothing either. The laptop also does not sense the screen has been rotated around and so the keyboard/mousepad are still active even when the laptop has been moved to a tablet. I am within warranty so will just replace laptop if I can, but want a quick solution for now!

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I've just installed a "GateKeeper" (www.gkchain.com) which locks/unlocks the desktop based on my proximity to my desktop PC.

It works beautifully, but is a little odd when my display has gone into power saving mode whilst the desktop is locked... I approach the PC, and the desktop unlocks, and is ready for use, but the display stays blank as it is in power saving mode. I have to move the mouse (or press a key, perhaps) before I can see what I'm doing.

Is there some way to automatically bring the display out of power saving mode whenever there's a transition from locked to unlocked? I suspect this won't be possible, as there's probably no API for the power-saving mechanism. I certainly can't find any settings in power management that would control this behaviour.

Answer:Tying the display power settings with the lock/unlock functions.

No settings in GateKeeper? You can ask them if no one here knows.

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Can anyone help me out here? I'm looking for a simple app I can run from my system tray, that when a certain hotkey is pressed, blocks all keyboard and mouse input, only unlocking it with a certain password (or hotkey press). It'd be a lifesaver and I'd love a suggestion.

Answer:Looking for a program that can lock keyboard/mouse input, and unlock with a hotkey?

Hi & Welcome!

Ah, keyloggers are against the rules if that's what you're implying.

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my windowsphone lumia 710 is locked. i forgot my password how could i unlock my phone?

Answer:i forgot my lumia 710 lock screen password , how could i unlock my phone?

Originally Posted by WPCentral Question my windowsphone lumia 710 is locked. i forgot my password how could i unlock my phone? Not.
The only way is to do a hard reset.

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Hello,
i have G580 i'v done an upgrade from 8.1 to windows 10
so i'v have a small issue with touchpad :

Fn+F6 to lock touchpad doesn't work when it was working as well in 8.1
scrolling line at touchpad doesn't work to.

 

so how to fix it, or will lenovo release drivers for windows 10 as she did for previous windows
is getting newer driver from elantech or synaptic website will resolve the problem ? cuz i did install 8.1 driver elantech and keyboard+mouse stopped working before reseting windows 10 upcoming driver.

 
Best regards.
 
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to Subject line to improve visibility / clarity

Answer:G580 - Fn + F6 to lock/unlock touchpad doesn't work with Windows 10

I have the same problem. Untilthey update the ELAN driver I go in to Settings, Devices, Mouse and Touchpad, Additional Mouse Options and disabel  the ELAN driver. You can still turn it back on with Fn F6, but you have to go through the same steps again to turn it off. The nice thing is, it doesn't go back to enabled after awhile when you havent' been using the laptop.for awhile as it did before. The bad side is it takes about half a dozen key strokes to get to he disable. Hope this helps for now.

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i want to make windows 10 able to play all of its sounds like back in the day, including login and log off sounds, lock and unlock sounds, shutdown sounds and constant startup sound without disabling fastboot. and yes i have did all those registry hacks to show hidden sounds again but they dont work anymore in these newer builds.

Answer:Can i FORCE or mod windows 10 to play all misc sounds? e.g lock/unlock

Hi, this looks like the sort of thing you need, but you refer to registry hacks... so these may be ones you've tried. I've no idea of course.

You might prefer to simply set up your own scheduled task to play a sound - e.g. for log on, lock- you can't set a scheduled task to run on log off.

Note that with MS continually tweaking and generally simplifying GUI features (less freedom to tweak) it may no longer be possible to do that. What's possible will also be build dependent.

I've not tried it, so you can see if any work for you and advise.
Where is the Windows 10 Start Sound, Logoff, Logon (enable, activate)?
How to Change the Windows 10 Logoff, Logon, and Shutdown Sounds in Windows 10

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the emergency call only daial and no menu options can t open

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hi, I have a strange problem .... a flashing lock/unlock icon (padlock which alternates form locked to unlocked) shows in the middle of my screen. The machine was built a few years back and hasn't changed significantly since then The symptom has just begun today - Sat Aug 6 my time) and only impacts Windows. The Linux install on this machine is unaffected I'm running Windows 7, with Office 7, both activated successfully (also running Open Office and Libre Office which were upgraded last week) I recently changed video card, about 3 weeks back suspect this is related to some sort of Microsoft security issue can't find any references on the web ... cant generate a screen shot (which suggests this is being inflicted by Windows itself) even with bitmap capture eg. snippy the icon is a very basic black and white padlock shape that stays right in the middle of the screen, is partly transparent and is visible no matter what programs are running - full screen games or windows applications I'm at my wits end with this ... no idea what's causing it or how to remove it any advice would be most welcome
 

Answer:Lock/Unlock Icon In Middle Of Screen - HowTo Remove ?

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I am seeking help either immediate help or as soon as someone gets a chance... please.

I bought a usb flash drive (my laptop recognizes it as a generic usb mass storage device) from the library... cheap I know... anyways I was using it prepairing to restore my pc... I removed it without clicking on the safely remove button and now it says cant remove files because its write protected... and it wasnt before... did I mess it up if not then how do I remove a write protection if I have no lock/unlock switch deal? I scaned it for viruses/malware etc... I can view all the files but cant delete them and I wanted to clear them off so I can use it for another purpose... can anyone help please...
 

Answer:How to remove write protection of USB mass storage with no visible lock/unlock

insert the USB device, then

control panel->Admin Tools->Disk Management

Your boot drive will show as C:\ and under
Layout will be Partition
File System will show NTFS

How does your USB show up?
 

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What a mess.

I attempted a homegroup between a desktop and a laptop. It all worked, but when poking around Properties applets, I found that the desktop Jim-GLH (Jim) no longer "owned" any of the shared folders. An "unknown account" was now owner. After playing around with right-click "share with nobody" and "share read with homegroup" "share read/write with homegroup", etc. I have some inconsistencies. Depending on what "level" you share (folder depth), which screen in Windows Explorer, etc., some strange things happen. I have since forced ownership back to Jim on Jim-GLH by using the SECURITY applet somehow.

As part of this, I now recall I was fumbling with trying to get ownership back and unchecked/checked the "inherit permissions" on these folders and got them mucked up. Luckily I just found this:

Remove Lock Icon on Folder in Windows 7

But as usual, there's a nuance. The poster of the webpage above says to hit OK 3 times. Evidently, you do NOT hit the APPLY button. So, I was able to remove the lock from the newly created test E:\Eshared folder (below).

I have since revoked the homegroup from both computers.

Desktop - Windows 7
Computer: Jim-GLH
User: Jim (no password, admin)

Laptop - Windows 8
Computer: Jim-Laptop
User: Laptop (no password, admin) - chosen so as to not confuse "Jims"

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USB Raptor beta

Description
USB Raptor can lock the system once a specific USB drive is removed from the computer and unlock when the drive is plugged in again to any USB port.
The utility checks constantly the USB drives for the presence of a specific unlock file with encrypted content. If this specific file is found the computer stays unlocked otherwise the computer locks.
To release the system lock user must plug the USB with the file in any USB port.
Alternative the user can enable (or disable) two additional ways to unlock the system such is network messaging or password.

USB Raptor is designed to stay in tray and observe the changes on USB ports without interfere with the user operations. So no matter what you are working on the utility will not bug you at all.



Features

Automated Windows lock/unlock with the use of common USB flash drives
Compatible with all types of USB flash drives
Easy to use
High security option to verify the serial number of the flash drive
Various alternative unlock methods
Tray icon based application
Option to delay and cancel the lock, to avoid unwanted locks
Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8 compatible (Windows Vista compatible as well.)
Multi screen systems support
Log file
User selectable backdoor access options
Sync computer lock (lock multiple systems with one command)
Lock file contents are encrypted
Password to override lock (can be selected and enabled by user)
Network command to override lock (can enabled by user)
USB drive ser... Read more

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Hi,
I have a Toshiba Satellite L675-11J and after upgrade to windows 10, FN buttonand touchpad lock/unlock button don't work.
Please help!
Best regards

Answer:Windows 10 - FN key and touchpad lock/unlock button problem Satellite L675-11J

Fn keys require special Toshiba software which controls this notebook feature.

But the Windows 10 drivers are not published for this Satellite L675 series because its not Win 10 supported.

From my point of few this means that you could use the notebook in connection with Win 10 but without the functioning FN buttons.

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I have soft-resetted the phone numerous times, and almost everytime, the phone's quick actions bar would be blank for 2-3 minutes. I wanted to do a hard reset, but the phone has been unable to do a backup for the past year. It has also been impossible for me to switch off my mobile data. How do I solve these issues?

Answer:My Nokia Lumia 930's power button has stopped functioning properly, and i can't lock or unlock my ph

Backups can get stuck when the old data is corrupt. You can go online to onedrive and view your backups and delete the old one. You'll then be able to backup with a fresh copy.
How old is the phone? If it's under 24 months, you cam send the phone away for repair. The button is probably not lined up with the actual button on the circuit board and would need to he put back into place.

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Whenever I press Win-L, it locks to my welcome screen and stays locked like that, even if my screensaver comes up. But when my computer automatically locks after 5 min. it goes to the "Unlock this Computer" dialog box.

Is there anyway to change the auto-lock to my welcome screen?
 

Answer:Win-L locks to Welcome Screen, but auto-lock goes to "Unlock this Computer"

Bump!
 

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Hey there,

I installed a program on 15th March 2009 called MyFolder Manager, which allowed me to password protect particular files or folders on my computer

It was a free program, and their help section lists this as their website, though it doesnt seem to be of any real help: http://virtual-protect.com/

I have a folder which contains ALL my passwords for accounts here there and everywhere, be they bank accounts, online casino/betting accounts, or just email accounts.

I've never had a problem with the program, but when i tried opening the folder today, i was met by a message reading:

"Location is not available
C:\Users\Zazkad\Desktop\Important Documents is not accessible.
Access is denied."

I've tried my best to find other ways at getting around this problem, but regardless of what i try to do, it won't let me access the files within that folder in any way. And i REALLY need access to that folder soon, it's really important to me!

I would greatly appreciate some help on this matter

Hope everyone had a merry christmas and a happy new year.

Zaz
 

Answer:I used a program called "My Folder" to lock folders. Now it won't let me unlock them

Hi,

Answer you do not want to hear, I know....but our Rules say we do not assist with passwords or workarounds for same....

I advise you to contact whoever you can to help you. You may indeed find a forum with someone who can help you, and Google things, perhaps you will find more help. Closing your thread.
 

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I have updated my Lumia 920 to 8.1, from then sometimes my lock screen gets magnified and it would be impossible to unlock as the fullscreen is not viewed. The phone has to be restarted for this always.
Secondary, earlier I used to easily access the videos or movies stored in videos folder, but now if we try playing some videos through VIDEO app it displays a message "signing in....",then "logging in........", but not able to connecct and videos are not being played.
Kindly suggest what to do in the above issues.
Regards,
damodar.

Answer:Lock screen gets magnified and unable to unlock the screen, videos stored manually not being played

Looks like you unlock your phone via double tap to unlock feature and accidentally turn on screen magnifier. To turn of screen magnifier , go to phone settings /ease of access / turn of screen magnifier.
For video , try to update the Xbox video app from windows phone store Video | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)

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After i install window 10 technical preview on my lumia 1520, i cant unlock my screen using the unlock button, after i had lock my screen. Got any solution to solve it?

Answer:Why i cant unlock my screen by lock screen button?

Soft reset it and uninstall any lockscreen apps you might have (particularly Live Lockscreen). Restart it and you should be good.

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My Name is Roy I have a Aspire V3-572PG-56CY Laptop, I have troble getting into web pages due mostly to error or can't find the page, my wireless network adapter was replace in the last vitit to Acer and I continually keep losing my conection to the internet, does anyone have some ideas what's happening, ACER doesn't. Num Lock, How can I keep them on all the time without pressing Num Lock Any help I can get would be appreciated

Answer:Wireless Network Adapter - Num Lock

 If it was a Desktop you could use a Bios Setting however seeing it is a Laptop you would have to change it in your Registery... I am not sure if that is something you want to do yourself or have someone do it for you that knows how to make the changes.... Here are the steps and hope it help First, run "regedit"Then go to \HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Keyboardchange value "InitialKeyboardIndicators" from "2147483648" to "80000002"your done now restart and u will have NUM LOCK ON always on windows startup Hope this helpsJames 

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Whenever I touch the antenna just to try to move it, or even bump it slightly, while my pc is on, it makes my system freeze up and I have to reset my PC to fix it. Whats going on?
 

Answer:Linksys Wireless G PCI adapter causing lock ups.

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Hello,

I have an HP Elitebook 850 G1 with the slim docking station running Windows 7 Enterprise 64bit. Connected to the docking station I have a display port to DVI converter that connects to monitor 1. I dont use the laptop display while its on the dock so the laptop is closed. Connected to the dock I also have a StarTech USB32DVIEH adapter that connects to monitor 2. My problem is that when I lock the PC, monitor 1 will display the lockscreen (as expected) but the monitor 2 will basically take a "screenshot" of whatever windows/etc was on the screen and show it while locked. Monitor 2 usually has Outlook opened on it so in this example the lock screen shows whatever was on that screen when I locked it. The content doesnt refresh but still, its a pain since now I have to minimize anything on monitor 2 before locking it or basically someone could come by and see it. I think this is a driver problem but ive updated as many drivers as I can to the latest. I tried a different USB video adapter (Sabrent USB-DH88) and it didnt have the lock screen issue but I couldnt keep using it since anything on that screen was very laggy. The StarTech adapter works fine except for this lockscreen issue.

Any ideas?

Answer:Issue with USB Graphics Adapter and Lock Screen

I looked up your docking port and it has two DisplayPort ports. Is it possible to use another DisplayPort to DVI adapter on it? Or can you use the docking port's built in VGA adapter on one of your monitors?

That's all I can think of. There are DisplayPort adapters which can split the signal and allow both ports to be used at once.

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Hi
i have 1 T external Hard that is encrypt by Bitlocker tool .... when in plug in my hard into my computer and enter unlock password it doesn't open it and shows responding error ...i try with the others computers and in shows same error...i have a very very
important files and information in my hard...and i didn't save my recovery password ...please please help me...
Thanks
niusha

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I have a valid AT&T unlock code for my device. I have entered the code via using another SIM card and the ##7820#.When the SIM card is inserted (Walmart Family Mobile T-Mobile towers) the message "SIM ERROR" is displayed. I tried a 2nd WFM SIM card, same issue. I discovered the ##7820# with no SIM card inserted and when I enter my 20-digit code, the locked symbol shakes back and forth. I cannot get the code to work. AT&T customer service guarantees the code with my IMEI number and won't issue another code as the code provided is unique to my IMEI number.

Answer:Why won't my Nokia Lumia 920 unlock with proper AT&T provided unlock code?

From my experience, I've unlocked four Lumia phones with AT&T. Each time I've just done it without a foreign sim card inserted and via the ##7820# without any issues whatsoever. I hope you are able to get this resolved somehow. Have they verified with you that they have the correct IMEI number on their end?

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I'm trying to unlock AT&T Lumia 1520, I followed the steps on the unlock support page,I got a confirmation email and a code to track my request. 10 minutes later I got the following email:
Thank you for contacting AT&T about unlocking your mobile device. Because of AT&T guidelines, we aren't able to unlock your device. For more information about unlocking a device, check out our device unlock support page.
Any help?

Answer:I'm trying to unlock AT&T Lumia 1520, I followed the steps on the unlock support page

If it's paid off and has a clean IMEI number, they should unlock it no problem. I'd take it into an AT&T store and have them do it there.

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I have upgraded to windows 10 mobile with windows insider slow ***** ring... But today the phone is not unlocking even after I have entered the PIN.... Please help me

Answer:Unable to unlock my lumia 525 with update of windows mobile 10. How to unlock it?

Have you tried a hard reset? Hold the power and volume down until it restarts. If it doesn't help, use the recovery tool on the pc to go back to 8.1. The phone version is still buggy so stuff like this happens. It is a risk that you are taking as an insider.

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I got my notebok setup and the keyboard locked. I cannot type anything. How do I unlock it.?
 

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Hi everyone,  I have bought a Lenovo T570 and a VGA to USB Type-C converter to had an external display on it. The problem is when I lock the computer I need to manually unplug and plug the converter to turn on the external display. Have you an isue like this and do you know how to avoid this ? Thank.

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1st of all, im not sure in which topic i have to post this issue,
sorry if im post it in wrong page

Problem:
unlock.exe <-- using this software, its locked all the access, and unable to unlock,

/me if this software run has admin, we can unlock it back,
but, the rite click was disabled,
to repair registry, locked too,
to access C:, locked too...


Its all checked - have to unchacke
WARNING: PLEASE DONT CHECK ALL AND PRESS 'UBAH!'

Translation:
Ubah - Change
Keluar - Exit
Settingan yang diubah - changed settings
Tambah Toolbar - Add Toolbar
Hapus History - clear History
Tidak ada autorun - No Autorun
Jam Taskbar - Taskbar Clock

The Software -
http://navins.biz/temp/unlock.rar

Please Guide me,
Thanx alot...

Greetings.
- NavinS

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I currently have autolock enabled and love it. I have a t420s without a finger print scanner. Is there any way the autolock function can also be used to unlock my computer by detecting my exact face. I know that my droid razr has face unlock. Maybe this is something that can be worked on and have it come out soon as a driver or something.
 
Moderator Note: Edited subject to match content.

Answer:T420s: Face unlock available to unlock screen?

Face unlock is not available on ThinkPad. It is more of a convenience thing, it is not absolutely secure as a authentication method.

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I have a Lumia 520 and when I press the lock/unlock button nothing happens, but when I hold it he works fine appearing the message to slide down to power off. Someone know what happens?

Answer:How do I unlock my phone if the unlock button isn't working?

Its a hardware issue, could be a liquid spill? Try opening the back cover and cleaning the contacts with iso-propyl alcohol or any electric circuit cleaner. If it doesn't work then send it for repair
Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

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what to do when a dell latitude d630 laptop is not on but cap lock, num lock and scroll lock is on and i'e tried to check the VGA and the processor

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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 have been given over 90 days before i can re-enter my password. is there any way i can unlock the screen before that time. i think someone tried entering the wrong password many times.

Answer:How can I unlock my phone if it is saying that I have 90 days before I can unlock it?

Do hard reset but it will erase everything from phone memory.

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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,

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.


OS

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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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The volume is set to 10/10 and I get a lock sound when I lock it using the power button. Does this mean that Touch Lock does not actually lock the phone?

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My phone is stuck on narrator witch won't let me do anything cant power off or unlock scr

Answer:My phone is stuck on the narrator and won't let me do anything can't unlock. How can I unlock my phone?

To turn off Narrator
Turn off Narrator at any time by pressing and holding the Volume Up button, and then pressing the Start button. Don't release the Volume Up button until Narrator tells you that it's turning off.
Tip
This button combo will turn off Narrator even if Narrator quick launch is turned off.https://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/h...or-on-my-phone

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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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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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id like to know if I can create a lock screen when my computer boots up to completely lock it from a very advanced user? Or any other ideas would be great. I'd like to know when im not home my computer is completely locked from my very spying boyfriend! I live alone, but sometimes he's here while im working. Im using windows 7 home premium. Thanks ahead of time for any ideas
 

Answer:would know if ican setup a lock screen wheny computer boots up to completly lock it .

Re: would know if ican setup a lock screen wheny computer boots up to completly lock

Don't log in :-D

Use a very difficult password. We have plenty of password generators on majorgeeks.
Enable the system admin account and password protect it.
Those two are probably enough. How advanced is he?
 

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While following instructions in manual, it tells me I need a lock code. Where can I find it?
"Lock Mode
When the phone is in Lock Mode, restrictions are placed on phone use. You can
receive calls and messages, but cannot place outgoing calls (except for emergency
numbers) until you unlock the phone. Lock Mode also restricts access to menus and
the volume key. Your phone’s Lock Code is required. To access Lock settings:
From standby mode, press Menu ? Settings ? Phone Settings ? Security ? Lock
Phone."

Answer:SAMSUNG R451c Lock Mode Cannot find my phone’s Lock Code.

Isn't it a (4 digit?) code that you create yourself, or is there a default code already set?

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When i try to wake my phone up, it shows "resuming" for two or three seconds and then displays the lock screen. Is anyone else facing this issue ? Is there any solution to this problem ?

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I was on my Y560 Model 0646 checking my email and the computer shut off on me.  I went to turn it back on and it does not turn on.  The caps lock and number lock light up.  Blue tooth, Battery, and Video status all light up above keyboard in status area.  None of the fans are going, and it does not sound like anything is running.  I tried removing the power and battery and pressing power button a few times.  Also tried to remove power and battery and holding down power and nothing.  It's almost like it freezes.  I can push the mute button and it lights up, but then cannot turn it off.  Please help.  Laptop just went out of warranty last month.

Answer:Y560 will not turn on. Caps Lock and Number lock light up but not fans or boot

I'm guessing it is because of the motherboard. Since it is out of warranty can a Y560 motherboard be purchased anywhere? Any ideas? Please help.

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I have a Ideapad Y560P that shut down suddenly and when we tried to turn it back on, the Caps Lock and Num Lock (on F8 key) lights go on but the computer does not start. I saw a similar thread from 2010 but there was no resolution. I assume that the two lights on at the same time at attempted start indicate some kind of "fault" condition in the computer. I have not been able to get the bios to start so that I could run diagnostics. I pulled the battery and held down power for 30 seconds, pressed start twice, put the battery back in but still won't start. I pulled memory out, trying to get a POST "beep" error but that didn't occur. I put memory back in one dimm at a time. I pulled the Hard Drive out and put it in an external enclosure and was able to extract the information to another laptop so I'm pretty sure I didn't have a hardware Hard Drive failure. Other than the one reference in this forum I haven't seen any information about this kind of, what I assume is a, hardware failure. I assume that Lenovo has some kind of guide that tells them what the lights mean. The computer was about six months out of warrenty when it failed. I called Lenovo to attempt to extend the warranty but they won't once it is out of warranty. Looking for some idea of what failed, whether it is worth getting one of Lenovo's listed companies that repair laptops to look at it and fix the problem.













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Answer:Lenovo Ideapad Y560P Will Not Boot. Caps Lock and Num Lock lights on.

MiKershaw wrote:I have a Ideapad Y560P that shut down suddenly and when we tried to turn it back on, the Caps Lock and Num Lock (on F8 key) lights go on but the computer does not start. I saw a similar thread from 2010 but there was no resolution. I assume that the two lights on at the same time at attempted start indicate some kind of "fault" condition in the computer. I have not been able to get the bios to start so that I could run diagnostics. I pulled the battery and held down power for 30 seconds, pressed start twice, put the battery back in but still won't start. I pulled memory out, trying to get a POST "beep" error but that didn't occur. I put memory back in one dimm at a time. I pulled the Hard Drive out and put it in an external enclosure and was able to extract the information to another laptop so I'm pretty sure I didn't have a hardware Hard Drive failure. Other than the one reference in this forum I haven't seen any information about this kind of, what I assume is a, hardware failure. I assume that Lenovo has some kind of guide that tells them what the lights mean. The computer was about six months out of warrenty when it failed. I called Lenovo to attempt to extend the warranty but they won't once it is out of warranty. Looking for some idea of what failed, whether it is worth getting one of Lenovo's listed companies that repair laptops to look at it and fix the problem.HiIn my experirience, these two lights don't mean anything specifically.The only good and co... Read more

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I went into Ease of access center, Make the keyboard easier to use, and turned on toggle keys to make sounds when I hit these keys - Caps lock, Num Lock and Scroll Lock - but I get no sound when I hit any of these keys. What is the problem?

Answer:toggles keys selected to make sounds for Caps Lock, Num Lock

is the system volume up

Check Toggle Keys and hit apply

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My Toshiba satellite c650d seems to have power...the on button is green. The screen is black, the numbers and caps lock lights are on and wont go off. The disk drive makes the usual booting up noise but that is all she does. Ive unplugged and removed the battery and that did nothing. I cant even turn it off with the on/off button to remove that battery and then turn it on again. I removed and reinserted the memory (both) and I can't take the hard drive out, its held in by a screw. Is my "friend" dead?

Answer:toshiba satelite c650d caps lock light, number lock is on an

If, as it sounds, it is booting up but not ever displaying anything on the screen, check the cable between the motherboard and the screen. It might just be one of the connectors (at either end) has worked loose. With the computer well booted up, move the screen gently down to nearly closed. If you ever see anything on the screen then it could be the cable is faulty where it hinges.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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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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Hello guys,

I recently upgraded to Windows 10 and I am having some issues.

First one is: When I click jpg, gif, or any image files that uses the photo viewer as a default viewer, photo viewer pops up twice, one with the file I selected and one with the collection screen. It only does this on the first view of a image file after reboot. Once it does this, it doesn't do it until I reboot.

Second one is: I use a PIN as my login password. The number lock on the log in screen doesn't work. I almost always have to press NUM Lock button in order to use the number key pad. I checked the BIOS setting and Num Lock is on.

I will be appreciate any help.

Answer:Photo viewer pops up twice and number lock doesn't lock on log in

skyblue said:

Hello guys,

I recently upgraded to Windows 10 and I am having some issues.

First one is: When I click jpg, gif, or any image files that uses the photo viewer as a default viewer, photo viewer pops up twice, one with the file I selected and one with the collection screen. It only does this on the first view of a image file after reboot. Once it does this, it doesn't do it until I reboot.

Second one is: I use a PIN as my login password. The number lock on the log in screen doesn't work. I almost always have to press NUM Lock button in order to use the number key pad. I checked the BIOS setting and Num Lock is on.

I will be appreciate any help.



You've posted 2 different problems that should have been separate posts. I don't have a solution to the first but the second is probably because the keyboard driver has not yet loaded before getting logged in. I saw the same during setup of a new ASUS Notebook just yesterday that came with Win8.1. Disconcerting was the lack of a light or screen indication that the NumLk key had been pressed, just noticed the same is occurring on my Dell Inspiron 15R that has been Upgraded to Win10 although it is a rescued/rehabbed Notebook, it does have the light on the front edge of the case, just does not turn on.

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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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Hi,

My errors are a freezing cursor - dead mouse on every other reboot ..and.. With file transfers from one HDD to another I will frequently get a system lockup of Windows (forcing me to reboot. hard reboot). My System is CLEAN of viri and trojan as wella s spyware. I Have WinXP Pro Sp2. Running Zone Alarm Pro v6, Eset NOD32 v2.5, Webroot Spysweeper (for coookies and alt scans), Spyware Doctor v.3.2.1.359 (resident), and Trojan Hunter v4 (also resident on boot). I am also booting and browsing with Pop-Up Stopper Pro. My Hardware? Abit NF7-S rev.2, Athlon 3200 Barton core, Best OCZ 400Mhz RAM (?) - 1Gb in dual channel, Audigy 4 Pro for sound. Latest drivers for all "to best of my knowledge" Any Helpers? :)

*More on the file tranfer lock-ups. The two other drives are Seagate drives and identicle. They're 300 Gb each... I have not reformated them since my last Windows reinstall - they were detected right off.

Could be Windows isnt seeing those drives for what they are?? Even worse, a bus problem?

Thank you in advance.

Answer:Mouse Lock-Up (not there on boot) and Windows Lock-Up Transfering Files HDD to HDD.

have you tryed running safemode? is it the same?
run a chkdsk: start > My Computer > right click the drive u want to scan > properties > tools > error checking - Check Now > put tick in both boxes > click start > click to scedule on next boot > restart

see if it returns any errors or corrects this

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