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Windows 7: HELP!!! How to turn back the cap locks key?

05 Jan 2011   #1

Window 7 Home Premium 64 bits
HELP!!! How to turn back the cap locks key?

I wonder what I've done, and it just turn my cap lock "off" key to "shift" key. Just to make it more clear, I put my caplock on with caplock key, and I need to off it with shift key, do anyone know hwo to slove this? To change back to default.

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05 Jan 2011   #2
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

can't you just press it again to bring it back to default?
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05 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
can't you just press it again to bring it back to default?
No, the idea here is that he can turn caps on via the caps lock key, but has to turn it off by presing the shift key. Apparantly the caps lock key doesn't turn it off
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05 Jan 2011   #4

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

It is possible that this may be a feature built-in to some keyboard drivers. What make and model keyboard do you have?
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05 Jan 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

I remember the setting from Windows 2000 there you could set this behavior in the keyboard properties
Open Regedit and check if there is DWORD named Attributes with the value of 00010000 under
If so, just delete that Attributes- key and the function should be back to the Original setting.

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 HELP!!! How to turn back the cap locks key?

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