On / Off Num Lock At Startup

23/06/2011 13:06

Most standard keyboards with a small keypad, which recognizes the numbers 0-9. However, this is the numeric keypad also offers some other features, such as "Page Up" and "Page Down", "End", "Home", etc. .. depending on how is the "Num Lock" is enabled. Many Windows users will find useful this type of keypad numbers faster. But oopps ... After hitting several keys on the numeric keypad, you recognize the results are not what you expected. Then identify the "Num Lock" mode to "OFF", then you need to do is turn on and ... start typing yours! The bad news is, by default, Windows disables the Num Lock, but the good news is, you can configure Windows to remove the Num Lock, so that every time you meant by "number" is really the issue.

Read, learn more about how you can configure Windows to keep the Num Lock mode, "" by default. In fact, you will need to make a small change in the Windows Registry to turn Num Lock on every Windows startup.

Important This article will guide a series of measures to modify the Windows registry. Stop if you are not familiar with the Windows registry. Making the wrong change in the Windows registry can cause critical problems for the computer.

Proceed at your own risk

This hack modifies the Windows registry. So be aware and careful when you follow the steps. The damage in the Windows registry can harm your Windows.

1. Open the "Registry Editor" ("Start"&> "Run", type "regedit" and Enter).

2. Expand the following key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Control Panel \ Keyboard \

In the third case of the keyboard, you should have a string value named "InitialKeyboardIndicators" with a value of 0, 1 or 2

4. Double-click the string value "InitialKeyboardIndicators" and change the value to what you want. Below is an explanation of the values:

0: Num Lock is turned off at startup

1: Turn off Num Lock

2, Num Lock is turned on start-up