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How to fix the unnecessary computer lock.. my computer locks up frequently during my computer works

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I would suggest upgrading to Windows 7 Home premium. You can do a direct upgrade. Find simple to follow instructions here: http://www.intowindows.com/how-to-do-vista-to-windows-7-upgrade/

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If you use the number pad frequently during your daily computer usage, you may want to have the "Num Lock" key enabled when the computer starts up.
You can enable Num Lock automatically in two different ways: one involves modifying a value in the registry and the other requires you to create a small script in Notepad.
Activate Num Lock Through the Registry
Enter the registry and navigate to "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Keyboard\." Double-click on the value labeled "IntitialKeyboardIndicators," which has a value of 0,1 or 2.
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Configure a script that runs to automatically change the Num Lock state.
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Enter your computer's BIOS before Windows boots up to change the integrated Num Lock settings.
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