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Changing the BIOS for NumLock to be ON at reboot

When the laptop boots up, the NumLock is off. I prefer the NumLock to be ON. How can I change this in the BIOS setup?

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    Uttom Kumar Roy Mar 25, 2014

    Some system does not support such as this problem. Try another setup such as windows 7 after delet-new-frormet your system folder.


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this bios dosnt support numlock ON function
you probably better off to set it in windows startup
search from google: numlock on startup windows 7

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Some bios settings have this setting some dont just go to your bios settings and look for numlock boot and enable it

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