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Boot turns Caps Lock on


whs

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On every boot, my caps lock gets turned on. Is that normal ?
 

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mikedl

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Hi, whs!

I wouldn't think so ... I mean, at least, I'm not seeing it.

I've always taken that to be a bios setting like NumLock.
 

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Bill2

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Look in the bios, there may be a setting there that controls capslock key behaviour.

If there isnt, locate this key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Keyboard

In the right pane, locate the entry called InitialkeyBoardIndicators, set it to 0 if it isnt.
 

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whs

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Thanks for the answer. I doubt the BIOS is at fault because it does not do it when I boot into /7 or Vista. But I will explore the Regkey setting.

Update: Regkey is at Zero.
 

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