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03-11-2013 11:05 AM
I've numbers in my password and each time I start Windows 8, I have to hit the numlock to use the Num Keypad. But I don not see a status led if this NumLock is on.....
Otherwise how can I force (in BIOS) to activate the Numlock key?
03-11-2013 12:10 PM
did you get the unit with OEM Windows 8 or retail?
04-27-2013 02:13 PM - edited 04-27-2013 02:14 PM
You will be happy to learn that Acer does not make a Win 8 computer with a numlock or caps lock indicator. Nor can you enter setup and tell the system to always boot with numlock on. My V5 571P is going back to walmart tonight.
05-02-2013 04:27 AM - edited 05-02-2013 04:28 AM
Since ACER can't give me a solution, I've found one in the Windows Registry.
You can read it here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/154529
It works fine for me . Numlock is ALWAYS on.
05-02-2013 09:39 AM
I looked up RonnyL's suggestion. It apparently does not apply to Windows 8 according to the warning from MS.
12-09-2013 03:57 PM
On a Windows 8/8.1 computer there is no light that goes off and on when you press numlock or caps, etc. But, if you go into settings on the charms menu -- then change PC settings -- then Ease of Access -- then Keybaord, you are able to set a tone for when these buttons are on or off.
Hope this helps!!
02-04-2014 04:34 PM - last edited on 02-04-2014 05:19 PM by Phil-3
I was really trying to like this little V5, but I think the NUM lock, Cap lock is a real deal breaker. The tech support is USELESS and I use both keys in my work, so I need to knw if they are activated or not. If anyone has come up with a solution beyond making the buttons beep when typed, I'd love to know!
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