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bios update is causing problem to caps lock buttom

Question: bios update is causing problem to caps lock buttom

hi i ma from ontario canada and i have lenovo sl500 80gb 1gb vist home laptop
last week i updated my ram and my hard drive to 2gb /250gb and added windows 7 professional
formating from a dvd went smooth and everything worked perfactly
when i logeed i with my secure password which has a caps lock on and off and on while typing it, it worked with a caps lock led on and off and then on as usuall
i updated my whole windows 7 laptop with required security and hot fixes and i definitly know that caps lock had no trouble till i installed my lenovo thinkvantage update manager and update for required lenovo software like my finger print an all ..first it asked me to update bios --after i update it to new bios which was released recently kept my led for caps lock on for ever
now i am stuck with caps lock on for forever guys
do you know any twik /tune to fix it
most of my passwords are capslock related stuff
i can not use them like i used to use them before without looking at a screen corner where it says capls lock on
i mean why can not i use my caps lock key after updating bios ..why LED stays on all the time ?

please replay your answers to fix it ..or if you have similar issue on lenovo 2746-cto

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Answer: bios update is causing problem to caps lock buttom

Hello mate, Try to go in the BIOS and load default setup.After that is trying to reinstall Hotkey.

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it's on a acer  model e1-521-0851

Answer:help me unlock caps lock buttom

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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Just updated my bios to the last version through HP assistance app and after it restarted the screen went blank and the caps lock flashing! What can I do to fix it?

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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:

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I'm sorry and don't know if you can help me, because it a Vista OP. My Cap Lock button will not Light.

Can someone please help.


Answer:Having problem with Lap Top Cap Lock buttom lighting

your system specs say its a desktop,[or this a laptop you are having problems with .] so have you tried a different keyboard that also has lighted keys as not all keyboard do have them .sound more likely its a bad keyboard if its only the one key not lighting up

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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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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 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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My laptop's model number is Pavilion dv6t 7000. For some days it was having problem. When I shut down my laptop and turn off the power, next day i find that its not starts. A black screen, caps lock is blicking twice and the f12 button is red(WIFI). Nothigs happen. Then I searched and came to know that its the bios failure. Then I've tried some way and nothings worked. Atlast when I remove the cmos battery set it again after 2 or 1 minute its starts fine. Then againg I turn off the computer and its power next day again the same problem. I was solving this problem by removing the cmos battery and set it again for 4 or 5 days. But today this trick is not working at all. I have tried so many method like (Windows key + B), (Holding down the power button for 1 minute), (UEFI Flash) etc to solve the bios failure problem, nothings worked at all. What is the problem?  Is it really a bios failure? How can solve this? Is it a dangerous problem? Is there any chance that my laptop will be dead? 

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Answer:BIOS failure (Caps lock blinks twice a secone)

Hi,any beep codes or led lights flashing at system startup can indicate a BIOS or hardware fault you say you have tried all the troubleshooting stepsI would like to run hardware check to make sure it's all working please follow the guide below for instructions and report back: using UEFI diagnostics and run the quick testThanksJames

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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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Unable to release "Caps Lock" in Windows, Only With "Shift" key, HELP please.?

I recently had a power serge that frying 1 of my 6 internal 2TB sata hard-drives... After removing it and running some test to see if everything was ok other then that drive... I noticed my Caps Lock key was freezing on... I tried swapping it with another USB keyboard still the same problems then I tried swapping it with a PS/2 keyboard still the same issues... I can release the caps by pressing ether SHIFT key...

I'm Currently running,
Windows Vista Ultimate 64bit (Valid)
8gb Ram,
12TB of Disk space,
(Post a comment if more info is needed, But I think this is more then enough info to help answer the question)

I would really like to not have to press SHIFT every time to release the Caps Lock key.

Thank you if anyone can help this issue.

p.s. I've tried reinstalling the drivers & uninstalling from Device manager....

Answer:Solved: Caps Lock not Releasing with Caps Lock key

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B & N key turns on caps lock. caps lock does not work when pressed.  touchscreen keyboard  works  properly.   

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Hey all. Got windows 7 on my g555, with truecrypt on the drive, if it matters.  Last night, closed down the cover of my laptop before i fell asleep, like always, today it doesn't respond at all when I opened it back up.  Forced it to shut down, and haven't seen anything but a black screen since. The power light comes on, the fan comes on, and that's about it.  Can't get to the bios, can't do ANYTHING.  Tried unplugging it for a while, pressing power 10 times, holding power down for a minute, ran the battery entirely dry THEN discharged the caps, ...I've read many solutions where its the built up static charge that's the problem, but not here.  I've tried all versions of the solution I could find, all very similar, but none worked.  I took out my RAM and put it back in, and same for the hard drive.  No dice. The only lights I get at all are the power light, and the battery charging light next to it.  Can't get the CAPS LOCK, num lock, any of that to do anything.  Cannot boot by CD/DVD as I cannot change the bios, and can't get any response from any keys or key combos that I can think of (including the one-touch restore). Any advice?  What can I try here to get this sucker going again?  


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Answer:G555-0873 Black screen, No splash, no bios, not even caps lock lights

any help? thoughts or ideas?

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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.

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I've since downloaded and reinstalled both the LAN and Bluetooth drivers from the Toshiba website. This has NOT fixed the problem.

If toshiba is not aware or not going to do anything about this, can someone please post a link to the previous BIOS version (which isn't available when I search on the EU support site) so I can at least verify if it was the BIOS update causing the problem

Answer:Portege Z30-C Latest BIOS update causing LAN and BT problem

Could anyone post the immediate prior BIOS for z30c PT263E. The one recently released (24 January) seems to have resulted in me having new Wireless networking, and bluetooth problems.

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Hi Guys

usually when press on "Caps Lock" key it switch the typing letter from small to capital letters and vice versa, since yesterday something went wrong when the "caps lock" key switched the letters to be in capital form, then I pressed the key to reset the function to small letter but it doesn't work! I tried many times and did not work at all, untill I touched the "shift" key wrongly which is just under the "caps lock" key then switched it back to small letters, I practiced it several times and still working this way today also,
my question: how to switch it back to be working with the "Caps Lock" key only? 1 press to switch the capital letters and another press to reset it back as small,


Answer:Caps Lock - key problem

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Question: caps lock problem!


i got this new laptop recently and every so often i get this problem _ i think it happens when i accidentally press something on my keyboard

i"m not sure where the problem is so i"m sorry if this isn"t the correct section

sometimes randomly my computer starts typing EVERYTHING in capitals even when caps isn"t on and when i do turn on caps lock everything is lowercase

also during this time i cannot type any numbers or punctuation _ like right now

i refuse to continue restarting the computer to fix this problem> sometimes i press a lot of keys and the problem stops

this is a compaq presario with winxp if that helps at all


Answer:caps lock problem!

strange problem indeed...

possible numlock is on?
causing a little conflict on the keyboard...

not too sure....

but best advice from some virus scanning, spyware, registry fixing etc...

other than that...ask the guys u where u bought it from

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Question: caps lock problem

whenever i on the capslock button the letters are in small letters but the capslock off the letters are capital...............please helllllllp me...............

Answer:caps lock problem

are you using windows xp? if so, it might be the sticky keys feature.

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

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

There's already a thread about this...

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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


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


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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'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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Can anyone tell me how to stop the "Caps Lock" key from opening Internet Explorer. This is a new happening with this "wonderful" adventure with Windows XP. Thanks to anyone who can help me!

Answer:{RESOLVED}Caps Lock Key problem

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I bought a Samsung laptop (NP-300E5Z S08IN) last week
I installed windows 7 professional OS
I did found any light indication whether the caps lock on or off as well as for numbers lock also.
Can I installed any software for this. I facing problems while entering the passwords/
Please give me a solution for solving this problem.


Answer:New samsung laptop caps lock problem

Quick Google brought up this Hope it helps

Caps Lock - A Utility Program to Indicate the Caps Lock Key State.

Disclaimer: I haven't downloaded, verified nor tried the application. I can't guarantee that it'll work, or even that it's virus-free.

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Sometimes the keys on my keyboard does something really weird. I have never found out what is the cause. Occasionally, I can be typing and then if I hit caps lock, everything goes to lowercase. If I don't hit it, everything is Capital. It's like there's a problem with the shift or something. The period (.) will end up looking like this > etc. What is the cause of this?

Answer:Problem with caps lock Upper/lowercase

Welcome to TSF....

Have you tried a different keyboard on the computer?

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Im having trouble with the caps lock on my hp laptop.
It functions just fine, when I push it the light goes on and off and I see a box in the lower right hand side of the screen that says if it is on or off as well.

The only problem is that when Im in a game and have to use the caps button or accidently press it the laptop goes back to the desktop because there is the caps lock box...

Any way to get rid of it or stop my computer from going to the desktop while im in the middle of a game?


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Hello,My Wife recently snarfed coffee onto the keyboard of her Yoga 2 (WindoWs 8.1), and ever since the caps lock aND MOUSE pad have been acting erratically.  I've had to re-type this section several times because OF IT, aND i'M JUS GOING TO keep typing.  SORRY IF i SOUND LIKE A SERiaL KILLER. After Some experimentaTIon, it aPpearS THAT the caps lock comes ON AFter typing a, Q, s and sometimes d.  Here is aN EXAMple of some aLPHAbets: AbcdefghijklmnopqRSTUVWXYZAbcdefghijklmnopQrstuvwxyzabcdefghijklmnopqRSTUVWXYZQqQqQqQqQqQqQ1234567890-=aAAaaaaaaaaAaAaAAaAaAaQqQqQqQZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZqqqqqqqqqqqqQqQqQqQqQqQqABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRstuvwxyz As you can see, it is not consistent -- sometimes it works fine, aND THEN IT GETS STUCK.  vERY FRUSTRAting. iN Addition, the touch paD is not aLWAys responsive, missing maNY CLICKS, And even turning those into caPS LOCKS. Any suggestions abOUT WHAT whent wrong or how to fix?  Do i need a NEW KEYBOARD + TRAck paD?tHANKS IN AdvaNCE, AND AGAIn sorry for the caPS... bRIAN

Answer:CAPS LOCK + touch pad problem on Yoga 2


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I'm a sloppy typist. I don't know if I hit some key combo or what but I was typing a letter in word pad and suddenly my typing is in all caps. I have used a reg file to disable my caps lock key on this laptop because it gets in my way - a long time ago. I know it cannot be the caps lock key. I do not have a shift key sticking.

I saved the letter, then copied it to Polyedit another word processor, and it still types in all caps. Firefox does not seem to be effected. I even tried rebooting and nothing helped.


Answer:Typing in all Caps but Caps lock is disabled - Help

Perhaps this solution?

Can't get rid of caps - Microsoft Answers

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Hi to all Windows users.


Problem started within VirtualBox app.
First, my both ALT keys were locked.
BUT I found out were problem was.

Pressing BOTH CTRL, BOTH ALT and BOTH SHIFT keys unlock ALT keys.

BUT new problem occurs.

Now keys F1, 2, W, S, X and CAPS LOCK not working.
I don't know what to do and this "on screen kb" i killing me.

I'm gonna try another kb today and I'll pot results later.
My kb is on ps/2 connector and model is Genius KB220.

Answer:Keyboard Problem, Keys F1, W, S, X and CAPS LOCK NOT WORKING

Yes, that would be a malfunction of my kb.
I've tried another one and another one is working properly.

Lock, please.

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I've had Windows 10 running on my Optiplex 3020 for a while now with no real problems. Recently an automated update is causing the pc to lock during the reboot. I get a black screen with circling dots which stays for hours without changing. I have to turn the pc on and off a few times to get it to recover to the previous version which works fine. I have run the Dell dignostics which updated a few drivers but the problem still occurs. Windows is trying to install the update every few days. Any ideas what might be causing this?

Answer:Windows 10 update causing pc to lock

dfmarshall,It is hard to say what is causing the problem. If all your drivers are updated and the computer was running fine prior to the update then, there is something in the Microsoft Update causing problems. Unplug any devices connected to the computer and disable any anti-virus or utility programs. Once you have done that try the update. If that does not resolve the issue. Contact Microsoft about the update.

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Hi all, I installed a video player by online download "Divx" that was required to watch an on line movie site. It started locking my screen when it attempted to "update" so I deleted the files. It still locks about once a week and when I re start I have a notice that a Divx update is available. Whether I postpone or close I get no option to stop the updates. Thanks

Answer:internet update causing lock up?

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Hi everyone,

I just joined the forum today, because I have a problem with my new Dell XPS laptop.

Received it three days ago and no problem.

Now, when I try to re-name a desktop icon using a combination of upper and lower case letters, every time I hit the 'Capslock' key, the re-naming process aborts.

This is really upsetting and frustrating: I don't have enough knowledge on PC's to sort this out and my biggest concern is that the laptop is faulty in some way.

If anyone can help, please, I'd be hugely grateful.


Answer:Caps lock problem when re-naming desktop icon in Windows 7 Ultimate


It sounds like a faulty keyboard but if the key was sticking it still would rename your folder cause I tried it on mine. Can you fill in completely your system specs make and complete model number of your laptop for us. It could be a driver issue but before we can help we need that info...

ie model: XPS 15z (L511z)

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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
posts merged 


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

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I have 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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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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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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XP Pro SP2

This is sorta related to a previous thread of mine..but sorta seperate.

Anyone know of a windows update that causes user accounts to lock up / not allow a password to be entered even though its the right password?

It keeps happening to me, and i know its not software b/c this is the third clean install in 2 weeks with still the same issue...even without installing software other than office 2003 it happens.

Short and sweet... three user accounts (one admin, two poweruser) I log on as admin, lock the desktop (WIN+L), come back a few min later, log on to a poweruser acct., log off the power user acct, try to log on my admin user acct and it wont accept my password even though i was just on it and its is still open and shows me as logged on. It also locks out the poweruser accts.!!

The only thing i can do hard boot it....and this only happens once and a while...very intermitent. im gonna really hurt someone or myself soon....

ERRRRRRRRRR!!!!! All "critcal" windows updates installed, and net framework and WMP10 installed. and updated....and no i have not see a pinpoint pattern of any of the updates that can cause this. I have also used the drivers that worked fine on my previous install..and also the must be M$ updates
Thanks for reading

Answer:Windows update causing account lock out?

Err, bump.

Please help !!!

No one likes me anymore


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Need help. I've got xp without sp's. Went to run windows update. It started it's download, I believe installing sp2. About 3/4's of the way through it locked up. The computer was froze. I ctr-alt-del to get task manager but nothing happened. So I waited awhile longer and still nothing. So I rebooted the comp. Now everytime I go to windows update through help & support or through mc's site, even just clicking on the link windows update help at mc's site locks up the computer. I have to end task to get the comp running again. I've searched high and low over the internet for the answer, ran spybot, virus scan, and even reloaded xp. Which when i did that and it asked for registration info i filled it out and sent it and it too locked up the comp. Again please help. THanks.

Answer:Windows Update causing computer to lock up

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My recent purchase of the above All-in-One PC (running on Windows 10) included the Lenovo SK-8861 keyboard which has no lights for the CAPS LOCK and NUM LOCK keys. How do I get them to be displayed on the screen when pressed? When I went into Display Settings in Control Panel, I could not find the option to set them on or off.  so, based on the instructions on, I installed the Hotkey driver from  When I now go into Advanced Settings under Display Settings and click on Screen Configurations, I can see the Enable on-screen display checkbox and the Appearance settiings but the expected Indicator Settings for NUM LOCK and CAPS LOCK aren't being displayed as expected. Can anybody advise what I need to do to enable these settings? Lenovo On-Screen-Display is listed under the Installed Programs in Control Panel. Many thanks.      

Answer:Displaying the CAPS LOCK and NUM LOCK indicators on the Lenovo AIO 510 Ideacentre

I do not have an answer for how to enable them via the control plane, but I can point you to a free tool called Keyboard LEDs that I have used in the past that when installed will put an indicator in the system tray, and will sound a tone  and display on screen if so configured in its settings.. Cheers,   

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I have a Satellite C660 which was working fine this morning. When I returned from work and powered it on, the entire keyboard is not working and therefore cannot enter my login details.
The Num lock and Caps lock are lit.

Any ideas on how to resolve this?

Answer:Satellite C660 - keyboard is not working but Num lock and Caps lock are lit


Are you able to disable the CapsLock and NumLock?
Can you access the BIOS pressing F2 while powering up the unit?

If this does not work, I would recommend checking an external USB keyboard.
If the USB keyboard would functions, then this means that the internal keyboard is faulty and needs to be replaced.

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

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

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

Shiva Kumar

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Not a techie.  Can't get straight answer ANYWHERE.  New laptops tend to NOT have indicators on the keys.  Hoping Windows 10 has indicators that can be turned on and PROBABLY would show up in the tray at the bottom right of the screen. 
I have heard of sites where such things can be downloaded but again NOT a techie, so I hesitate to go outside of Windows/Microsoft for downloads.  I do not know what download sites are safe or spoofs.

Please plain English ... i.e. go to settings etc.  Or just give me a Microsoft approved site for download.

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

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

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i 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.

Thinkpad X61: 7675-CTO, T7500 NV, 1GB RAM, 120 HDD, 1GB Turbo Memory, VIsta Business

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

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

Thinkpad X41: P M 778(1.6GHz), 1GB RAM, 60GB HD, Intel 900, Intel 802.11abg wireless, Bluetooth/Modem, 1Gb Ethernet, Secure chip, Fingerprint reader,X4 UltraBase + CDRW/DVD, WinXP Pro

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

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

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

Bill Morrow, kept by parrotsSysop - forum.thinkpads.comX300, T60p, X60s,X60T (sxga+), Transnote, MacBook Pro, iPhone, iPod----She was not what you would call refined.She was not what you would call unrefined.She was the type of person who kept a parrot.Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

If you are using Windows 8, then it is important to note that the on-screen indicators for Num Lock and Caps Lock are not available in Windows 8. To know more about this, you can refer to the link below: If you are using Windows 7, you can check if following the steps below helps:1. Click on "Start".2. Type keyboard in the "Search" field.3. Double-click "Keyboard options".4. Go to "Key settings" tab and then, go to "Key settings" list.5. Locate and double-click "Caps Lock" and select the option "Display Caps Lock status on screen". Click "Finish".6. Follow Step 5 for Nums Lock as well. Hope this will resolve your issue.

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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's sitting at 80%....this is a brand new ac adapter that I just got last I hope it's not that.Thank you for any help you can give me....and sorry if this isn't the right 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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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

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

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

Hi DBooker,
Welcome to Lenovo Forums!
Try uninstalling and reinstalling the hotkeys from the device manager.
Please let me know whether the above step helped you.            
Thank you, have a good day.
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Hi. I recently bought a new R5-417T laptop, and in the process of personalisation found no intuitive way to disable the caps-lock or num-lock notifications. (Windows 10 btw)  ^Notification in question^ How would I go about disabling this? I've tried looking in the BIOS, in regedit and some mythical "Launch Manager" program bundled with older acer laptops that I can't find a working version for.

Answer:How to DISABLE Caps-lock and Num-lock screen notif...

Caps lock is thr Caps lock key.For Num lock try Fn and F11.

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My hp touchsmart tx2 when I power on the display stays black but num lock and caps lock lights flash ?

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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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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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Hi. I recently bought a new R5-417T laptop, and in the process of personalisation found no intuitive way to disable the caps-lock or num-lock notifications. (Windows 10 btw)  ^Notification in question^ How would I go about disabling this? I've tried looking in the BIOS, in regedit and some mythical "Launch Manager" program bundled with older acer laptops that I can't find a working version for.

Answer:How to DISABLE Caps-lock and Num-lock screen notif...

Caps lock is thr Caps lock key.For Num lock try Fn and F11.

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

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


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

This post offers a solution:

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T470 20HE model Windows 10 64-bitFn key actions are displayed with on-screen icons/symbols (Volume/Mute, Mic, Display brightness), however when I select Caps lock or Num lock, there is no on-screen display.I re-installed the latest Lenovo Power Management Driver and Hotkey Features Integration for Windows 10 but no success.When I open the Display Settings >> Display adapter properties >> Screen configurations, the section "Indicator settings for Numlock and Capslock" is missing.Here are the Lenovo instructions: See attached file for comparison of the Screen configurations settings and my actual settings. Interestingly, in the Lenovo Hotkey Features Integration for Windows 10 (64-bit) - Laptop 9.0.07 (current version) Readme.txt, ( ) there is a reference to a fix in the as follows:<>
- (FIX) Fixed CapsLock and NumLock OSD issue that the screen configuration
setting function in display adaptor properties control panel may not
work. Please advise if there is another fix to show the Capslock and Numlock on the display. 

OSD comparison.pdf ?138 KB

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Good afternoon,

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

Any help in this area would be GREATLY appreciated!!

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

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

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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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Reverse Caps Lock, Clicking Links Open New Windows - And Other major problems... Virus? Cant type numbers, on and off for over a year - really need help.

last night , I experienced a strange series of occurences on my computer (Windows XP/ PRO) that I thought had ended - .

when I was typing, that I was doing so in all caps - even though my Caps Lock was disabled.

When I enabled Caps Lock, it then started typing all lower case letters.

Other keyboard symptoms: the period and the comma were not available, only able to type > or < with or without the Shift key. Also, the Shift key didn't work with most keys for characters. There were also issues in selecting text in a field.

Another nuisance during this period is that when I clicked on a link, it would open up a new browser window, as opposed to the link opening in the same window.

Frustrated, I restarted the computer. I made sure no keys were stuck. When I rebooted, it appeared I was still experiencing these weird symptoms. I had double clicked on an icon on my desktop, it had selected more than one icon and opened the first one to the right.

I immediately ran Spybot/ AVG. found nothing - problem stops at random.
Good news, for now, is that a Spybot search found nothing major, and an Anti-Malware scan turned up empty.
I guess my question is, what should I do if I find myself typing the wrong characters again today?

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Answer:Reverse Caps Lock, Clicking Links Open New Windows - And Other major problem... Virus

Can you try another keyboard?

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


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Answer:Y50 Remove Caps lock/Num lock indicator?

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

Answer:caps lock and scroll lock blinking

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

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

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

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Even when I am typing this message it becomes difficult if my G 570 has the num lock on or off, same thing happens with caps lock. Have to guess all the time and correct the typos.. NONE OF THE  LIGHTS - CAPS LOCK OR NUM LOCK IS WORKING. DURING BOOT UP AND JUST AFTER BOOT UP, THE LIGHTS SEEM TO WORK PERFECTLY, BUT AFTER STARTUP THE LIGHTS BECOME COMPLETELY DEAD! difficult working with guessing business and toggling these always basing on trial and error..  PLEASE HELP!


hi SD_musician,
Can you try to:
1. Check this registry fix to disable or enable the Num Lock key at startup
2. Referring to this article, try to press Fn+F8 to enable numlock at the Windows login screen then press the power button to shutdown / restart the PC.
3. Check for an updated BIOS from the lenovo website to fix both capslock and numlock issue (press Windows Key+Rt > type msinfo32 then press Enter to know your BIOS version).
Backup your important files and follow this readme instructions before updating the BIOS.
Let me know your findings.

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Dear team,                                           I have HP Probook 4440s Laptop.My laptop working fine, But Caps lock light is not glowing. I cant understand the if caps lock its on or off.Kindly please provide the solution for this problem\                                                                               Thanking you ,                                                                                                                                               With regards,                                                                                              &n... Read more

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

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

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

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

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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?


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

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I recently installed 2x8GB of RAM into my Elitebook 8530p that previously had 2X1GB. When I power my Elitebook on the screen stays off but my keyboard lights cone on and Num lock and Caps lock flash simultaneously in 5 sets of 3.

Answer:Caps Lock and Num Lock Flashing.

I recently installed 2x8GB of RAM into my Elitebook 8530p that previously had 2X1GB.Click to expand...

The HP EliteBook 8530p Notebook PC supports a maximum of 8 GB of DDR2-800 RAM.
It has 2 SODIMM slots, so that means you can't install more than 4 GB in each slot.
4 GB X 2 = 8 GB


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hi my lenovo t60 1953d9u capslock and numlock wont show up on shows up on my dad's t61 7665d61and my uncles thinkpad edge AMD on the edge it shows a graphical capslock and on the t61 it says capslockn/capslock ff

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Answer:Lenovo T60 Caps Lock and Num Lock

AFAIK it shouldn't show up if you have a model with physical indicators.

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Caps lock and Num lock reversed

On my new Gateway ML6720, the caps lock and num lock are OFF, but my caps lock and num lock lights are on. And vice versa. I don't remember it being that way this morning when I first turned it on.

Why are the lights reversed from what I expected?


Answer:Caps lock and Num lock issue

Since it is New, I would call Gateway. They will have knowledge if this is a problem with the ML6720 model.

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

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Hello, i had problem. My Num lock and caps lock indicator didnt appear at desktop windows 7 ultimate. I already uninstall Energy Management and re install back, but didnt work. But for any hotkey like volume, brightness, FN + F 1 until F 12 WORK good. And for information, i dont have TAB on screen display (control panel - display - change display settings - advanced setting - ) Please help me with this problem. I already stuck with problem. thank u

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When I hit the power on button on my computer, it takes anywhere from five minutes to eight hours to start up. While starting up, and while running, the CAPS lock and NUM lock lights flash once about every 2.75 seconds.

I looked up the HP error codes, one flash is supposed to signify a CPU problem...but I can run Half-life 2, WoW, Runes of Magic, and 8 track Guitar Pro 5 files just fine. So I figure my CPU's (AMD Turion x2 dual core @ 2.0 Ghz) got nothing wrong with it.

I've spoken to HP support, they told me to reimage my computer to factory settings...I've done that, twice....flashed the BIOS...and tried running startup repair....any hints?

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Hi all, I recently discovered that the Caps Lock and Num Lock OSD has stopped appearing when I activate/disactivate these functions. The functions still work, just that the notifications do not pop up. All the rest of the OSD notifications still DO work, like volume, ThinkLight, brightness, etc.I've checked the on-screen display settings in Control Panel and found that it set to 'enable' with fadeout at 3 seconds. I've turned it off and on to 'reset' it but to no avail. Help, please. Thanks in advance.

Answer:OSD for the Caps Lock and Num Lock is not appearing.

Which model do you have?Try installing latest Hot Keys driver.

___________________________________________________________Lenovo Thinkpad T420s

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Hi, when ever i use Utorrent to download something, my computer crashes, so i tried swapping Ram ( i have 2Gb x 2 ) and if i run only 1 stick and take the other out, strangley enough it runs fine! But for obvious reasons this is a hassle and would very much want to run it with both sticks in and figure out the problem here.

much appreciated.

i have Windows 7 64bit BTW.

Answer:uTorrent causing computer to lock up. Had this problem for over a year.

You have answered your own question, probability is that RAM module may be defective. You can verify that by running memtest, for minimum of 8 passes (first with both modules installed, then with one module at a time), however, it would be more appropriate to let it run through the night and see whether it reports any errors. Regards

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Judging from the posts over the last few days it appears many of us are experiencing problems after allowing the Dell installer to update our BIOS. Since I did so yesterday I cannot get my XPS 13 9350 to boot-up. I just get a statement on screen 'no bootable system detected'. How do I fix it?

Answer:BIOS update causing problems.

Please turn off computer completely. Now, power on computer again, quickly start tapping the F2 key continuously to get into BIOS setup.
Note: Please don't wait for windows logo to start pressing F2 key, soon as you power on system, start tapping. If you're able to get into BIOS then click on links below for possible solutions:
Posted by Buckly53e - Boot not possible after BIOS update:
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I've just a simple questions (maybe): I recognized, that pressing the NUM LOCK key causes the LED of that key to flash on, ok thats`s normal, but also the CAPS Lock key LED turns on weak.

Now, when I'm pressing the CAPS Lock the LED gets brighter.
Switching off NUM Lock turns off the LED, thats ok, the CAPS LOCK is still burning bright (because it was pressed as well).
Pressing CAPS LOCK again turns the LED off.

Funny thing is: Pressing the CAPS Lock forces the LED of it and the LED of the NUM LOCK to turn on.....

Any ideas or hints?

Greets Juml

Answer:NUM LOCK button enables the LED on CAPS Lock button - Satellite X200

Hallo Juml

I have read your posting 6 times now but I still don?t understand your problem. I have Satellite P200 in front of me and try to check this but everything works well.

Please try to explain it again but please step by step. I want to understand what you want to say.

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Hi, I am having some issues after installing BIOS update F.43. 1- Mouse pointer stutters when I'm acessing files/software that I didn't opened/acessed from a long time.PS: -ONLY the mouse pointer stutters. So, I can interact with Windows normally with the keyboard during the stuttering seconds.-Acessing those files/software a second time won't make the mouse pointer stutter. 2- Rarely, youtube videos have artefacts. The youtube player briefely shows a green frame that disapears automaticaly.Two times I needed to close the browser (firefox) because the player didn't displayed the image (only the sound played).One time the entire page would display artfacts, like if the onboard video was diyng. The artfacts disapeared by themselves, so I did nothing. 3- It is IMPOSSIBLE to rollback the bios.On windows, after the update self-extract, it FREEZES the entire SO, so I need to hold the power button to shutdown the notebook by force. -So, it is not possible to make a recovery USB from a normal boot of Windows. Safe boot does not freeze, and allows me to make a recovery USB. -Only update F.43 can be installed again, on top of itself. Older versions won't install. Uefi interface returns two messages (one from trying to uptade and another trying to rollback), one saying that the older versions weren't meant to be installed on my notebook, and another saying that it couldn't read the signature/version of the notebook or update. -I scan the system with a anti-... Read more

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I have updated my laptop to Windows 10 x64, and I have updated some tools like Security stuff and so.  I cannot upgrade the BIOS, because is asking for a password I didnt set. I have seen some posts asking for SMC.BIN file to flash it again, and recover the access.I have UUID and serial available. Please, let me know how to proceed.  thanks.jordi 

Answer:Elitebook BIOS lock after Win10 update

Hi, Unfortunately,  there are no 3rd party tools that will work for this particular model and as the smc needs to be customised for the individual machine, you'll need to Contact HP Business support with the uuid and serial no. so they can generate the correct smc for your notebook. Regards, DP-K

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I have a big problem with my Toshiba Satellite A100 laptop.
I work with windows Vista

Some upgrades to my system ha been done
And I think that it upgrade BIOS.
Now I can't open my lap because I don't know the pass.

Please help me how to solve this problem

Answer:After BIOS update my Satellite A100 lock itself

plzzzz heeeeeeeelp

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