If the automatic disabling and enabling of Numlock feature in Windows is causing you trouble, then you could always choose to enable or disable this feature forcibly at the time of every Windows startup. For that, we need to make some changes to the Registry Editors. Before making changes to the Registry Editor, kindly create a system restore point just to be on the safe side. You can refer to our article on the topic How To Create Restore Point In Windows 10 A Step By Step Guide. Once you are all set, let´s get into business.
of all, the Registry Editor needs to be launched. For that,
press WIN+R keys together. This will open the Run
dialog box. When it does, type in regedit and hit enter key.
separate window for the Registry Editor opens up. You have
to navigate to the following path:
sure the path you have navigated to is correct by refering to the following
in the right window pane of the Keyboard key, you will be
able to find an entry named InitialKeyboardIndicators.
Right click on it and choose Modify option from the context
menu that appears. Alternatively you could double click on InitialKeyboardIndicators
to do the same.
have to set the Value data as 0 to disable
the numlock at Windows 10 startup.
you want to enable the numlock at the startup, then simply set the Value
data filed as 2. That´s it. Restart the system
for the changes to take over.
What To Do
If The Trick Doesn´t Work
If changing the Value data values to 0
and 2 doesn´t disable and enable the numlock feature, then try the same with
values 80000000 for disabling and 80000002 for
enabling. See if it works.
: Making the value of Value
is reported to cause keyboard issues to some of the users. So please perform
this step at your own risk. Always create a system restore point before making
registry changes as mentioned in the intro part just to be on the safer side.
Try out this simple trick today itself. Hope you found the
article useful. If you have any doubts regarding any of the steps, please feel
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