Logitech could do that in their Setpoint software, if they were interested. That should turn off your Num Lock. The only difference besides the missing batteries is that the FleaBay version comes in a clean looking perfectly sized cardboard box. If the key is activated, press it to deactivate the lock. I have the free upgrade from 8. I can work with that later. It worked with both Vista 64 and now Win 7.
I should have mentioned that I had read the faq. I know this would likely have led to some undesireable results. I checked for updated drivers through Windows and it came back that I had the latest drivers. I really like the keyboard. Haven't used the mouse yet, I'm confident that works perfectly.
To use the numeric keypad on a laptop, you need to enable the NumLock key on your keyboard. I guess I'll find out! Now the numlock key is on at startup and the registry key remains at 2. Duuno if this will pull many unwanted dependencies, if yes, stop. Let's discard then this option. This has worked every time since I tried it. Now it is always off, and the only way to keep it on upon boot on the login screen is to disable fast star, but without fast startup my computer takes over a minute to load, so that's not an option. In office lighting, you might even be able to see the small print.
If you don't have SetPoint installed, you can download it from the K750. I did all of the above and nothing worked. For example, let's say you have a keyboard with 100 keys. If your Windows account password or user name includes numerals, you might need to frequently use the numeric keypad to enter them. It is as if I bought a keyboard and only discovered after the fact that it isn't qwerty! Therefore, I have been using the dedicated Home, End, PgUp, and PgDn keys because they were more convenient to reach on those big keyboards than the numeric keypad ones. The number lock key will deactivate an entire segment of your keyboard Start , click Run, and type regedit to open the Windows registry editor.
It returns the numeral 7, if we're talking about the Home key on the numeric keypad. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Actually, we'll probably be watching Bramwell all weekend. The keyboard does not maintain a record of the numlock state. If you do not have this Registry key, then just create it. Would you like to answer one of these instead? So, this keyboard layout is useless if there is no 'Num Lock' key. When using a text editor like Geany I like to turn NumLock off and use the Alt, Ctrl, and Shift keys with the numeric keypad keys to select and move text and to move around through text.
In the registry, open the below folders. I imagine that many people like me have the numeric pad for a reason, and wish to use it. It's very neat stuff except for Logitech's design flaws , the alleged counterfeiter could've easily made and outer cover for it. Num Lock: Press Shift+Clear on the numeric keypad. If anyone has such a program, please let me know, otherwise, I think I might be able to get one from a colleague. Now, whenever I boot-up my keyboard, the Num Locks is disabled and I have to manually turn it on with the Num Lock keypad. The fact that those, apparently dedicated, keys can be switched to a secondary meaning could be a non-obvious feature or vestigial function.
I contacted Logitech Support and they say it is a Microsoft issue in not updating the drivers and will not provide any further support. If a dialogue window opens asking for confirmation, click Yes. It clearly wants to be used for number entry. Not only are they a longer reach from the home position, they are small -- less than half the size of the regular keys on this keyboard. I thought I might have gotten a Logitech update on the driver, so I reloaded the most recent.
You can open it from the by pressing Win+ X and selecting Control Panel. And that will be it if no further questions or comments, and unless anything is not exactly right X-Plane should allow using the keypad for steering, until I get a yoke. It turns out that I was lying when I said the above. Visit your computer manufacturer's support website. If you like, you can delete the downloaded. If you found this solution helpful, please leave a positive rating! Having Num Lock turned on for the sign-in screen can be handy if you have a password with numbers or use a to sign in to Windows 10 with. The icon changes from a Notepad icon to a script icon.