vista num lock after sleep and on welcome screen

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Performance' started by Tiberius, May 14, 2007.

  1. Tiberius

    Tiberius Guest

    there was s registry edit for XP that let you define the num lock state
    before login..

    in Vista the same registry path does not exist, also no MS article seems to
    mention this...

    so how can someone define it in Vista???

    Please dont say anything about the BIOS... ok? It has no setting in the
    bios.. this is
    a windows configuration.
    Tiberius, May 14, 2007
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  2. Tiberius

    Jon Guest

    This would be the key that I would try, if I had the problem.



    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Keyboard

    from 0 to 2

    as per this article

    NumLock Key State Not Saved When Logging Off
    Jon, May 14, 2007
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  3. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Keyboard

    InitialKeyboardIndicators: REG_SZ: 0

    Change it to a 2 to enable the NumLock on login. The key is in Vista.
    Dustin Harper, May 14, 2007
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