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Keyboard caps activate by itself

The keyboard has a mind of it's own. I'll be typing and all of a sudden the caps lock is on, then off, and on again. Is there a short in my new keyboard or is it a software issue?
I SOmetimeS hit the Shift keY And it wON'T CApitaLIZe And other TIMEs IT WIll. This IS my dilema. dO I HAve to TAke it baCK OR CAn it be fixeD some other WAy.

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If its under warranty I would say take it back.

Otherwise it might be dirt under the keys - Try prising the keys off and vacumming under them - alternativley holding a keyboard upside down and shaking it works.

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The usual lights for a keyoard are the 3 above the number pad. they will be labelled to correspond with the following keys:
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2.Make sure the "SHIFT" keys on your HP keyboard are not stuck. Dust and dirt can build up on a keyboard over time, which can cause certain keys to stick. If either of your keyboard's "SHIFT" keys get stuck, your computer will type in only capital letters. Use a toothpick or cotton swab to remove the gunk from the key, which should help it return to its normal position.

3.Unplug your HP keyboard and then plug it back it. This will remove the device from your operating system and then automatically add it back in. This can have the same effect, essentially, as restarting your computer. If your keyboard was typing in capital letters due to an error being stored in your operating system's memory, that error will now be cleared and the HP keyboard will function as normal again.

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How do you know if the CAPS LOCK button has been activated: do not see any indicator ?


I have the same keyboard and it does not have a caps lock lamp.
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How can I tell if caps lock is on please? I have an Acer 5732Z


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Has the keyboard been deactivated on your wife's account.
Go into control pane and check.

All keyboards have 3 lights above the number pad on the right hand side.
Middle light is for Caps Lock.
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Sometimes when you press the key, check the bottom right hand side of your screen and it may tell you that Cap Lock is On/Off

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CAPs lock key is on al the time


When you start your PC, Num Lock, Scroll Lock, and Caps Lock don’t automatically toggle on. You can automatically turn each of them on or off whenever your PC starts, for all accounts on the PC. As a practical matter, most people probably want to have only Num Lock automatically turned on, but this Registry hack gives you the power to force any combination of keys on or off.

Start>Run then type in "regedit" whithout quotes.
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HKEY_USERS.DefaultControl PanelKeyboard.
3eaaaca.jpg Find the String value
InitialKeyboardIndicators. By default, it is set to 0, which means that Num Lock, Scroll Lock, and Caps Lock are all turned off. Set it to any of the following values, depending on the combination of keys you want turned on or off:
0 Turns off Num Lock, Caps Lock, and Scroll Lock
1 Turns on Caps Lock
2 Turns on Num Lock
3 Turns on Caps Lock and Num Lock
4 Turns on Scroll Lock
5 Turns on Caps Lock and Scroll Lock
6 Turns on Num Lock and Scroll Lock
7 Turns on Caps Lock, Num Lock, and Scroll Lock
Exit the Registry. When you restart, the new setting will take effect.

Note: You have problem with Caps Lock so just modify Caps lock option on Regedit.
And do not forget to run virus scan on your computer once you are done.

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Lazy finger causing keyboard to lock in all caps??


Does it happen with everything you type or just in particular programs? If it happens in Microsoft word 2003 highlight the area where the all caps is happening then go to Format, Font. Under the Font tab there is a section called Effects, in this section there is an All caps option, uncheck it.

If it types all caps everywhere there could be a short in your keyboard. You can solve this by taking your keyboard apart using a multimeter to find the short and reconnecting with solder or electrical tape. Getting a new keyboard or talking to tech support can also help.

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