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    Num Lock is not working sometimes in Windows XP

    My company had gave me a desktop pc having Windows XP installed in it. I donít know how old this pc is. From few days ago when I was typing an email then when I press num lock button to on or off num then it wonít works. Please anyone help me regarding this.



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    bonomali Array
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    Re: Num Lock is not working sometimes in Windows XP

    Hello Friend,

    Well, it seems to me there is some issue with your keyboard otherwise the there should be no reson of such probelm. You should remove the keyboard jack from the CPU and inesrt it again to the CPU. Now, restart the PC and check whether you are having the same problem or not. If you are having same problem then you should visit nearest computer store along with your keyboard and get it checked by the professionals there. Keyboard malfuction is a reson behind such problem.

    Bye,

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    sucheta Array
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    Re: Num Lock is not working sometimes in Windows XP

    Num Lock is not working sometimes in windows XP.

    This may happen for multiple reasons.

    1.As your numlock key is not enabled.

    2.due to virus in your device.

    3.Due to overloading problem.

    4.Due to hardware problem.

    To solve these issues you can do.

    1.Restart your windows to solve the issue.

    2.You should update your PC regularly.

    3.Delete useless files,folders, from your device.

    4.Scan your device with good antivirus software.

    5.Delete/uninstall virus corrupted files folders, apps from the system.

    6.You should clear your numlock button from dust.

    7.Restart your PC then it is sure your Num Lock will work.

    Thank You,

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    heemanshubhalla Array
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    Re: Num Lock is not working sometimes in Windows XP

    1. There could be problem in your keyboard
    2. First take some other keyboard and connect to your computer

    3. check if New keyboard's Numlock is working . If not :- Then

    * Click Start
    * Then Click Run
    * Now type regedit
    * This Opens Windows registry editor.
    * In the registry Editor, GoTO Path below:-

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Keyboard\

    * There will be string value "InitialKeyboardIndicators"

    0 = To Num Lock turned OFF
    1 = To Disable Num Lock.
    2 = To Numlock is turned ON


    4. IF other keyboard's Numlock is working then
    Get Numlock key of your keyboard replaced from Computer Hardware Repairing shop

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    gpzz Array
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    Re: Num Lock is not working sometimes in Windows XP

    Hi, friend,

    From the details given by you, i think the num-lock key may be damaged. You can use On-Screen Keyboard to test whether num-lock function is actually working in your windows XP or not.

    1. To open On-Screen keyboard, Goto Start > Programs > Accessories > Ease of Access > On Screen Keyboard.
    2. When On-Screen keyboard appears, try clicking on NumLock Button of On-Screen Keyboard. If it works, then it is confirmed that, your keyboard's NumLock button is damaged.

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    Satya Praveen Array
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    Re: Num Lock is not working sometimes in Windows XP

    Hello friend,


    I have the solution for your problem just do as i say............................

    1.This can be the problem of your keyboard.

    2.Your keyboard Numlock button may be damaged.

    3.So you connect your keyboard to the another system and then use it.

    4.If it works fine there then this can be your system keyboard port or drivers problem.

    5.So firstly update your keyboard drivers.

    6.If still you have the problem then you try to repair your keyboard port to fix this problem.

    Have a nice day...............................

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