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Brand new laptop (compaq presario CQ62).apparently i am hitting something on my keys to cause it to switch to "key lock".i don't know why? or how? and do you think i can uninstall windows 7 and reinstall a windows xp program? i'm mechanically challenged (that is putting it mildly) and can barely operate my own toaster,so any help will be GREATLY appreciated. thanks a bunch! me. :-)

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You dont need to uninstall Windows 7 for this issue.

Usually the Key lock is enabled or Disabled if

1. You have pressed or if you hold the SHIFT key for long time ( usually 2-3 seconds )

2. If you tap the SHIFT Key twice, you will find the window to enable or disable the key lock.

Posted on Sep 07, 2010

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