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CAPS LOCK AND NUM LOCK LIGHT NOT WORKING ON G 570

2013-03-13, 13:33 PM

Even when I am typing this message it becomes difficult if my G 570 has the num lock on or off, same thing happens with caps lock. Have to guess all the time and correct the typos.. NONE OF THE  LIGHTS - CAPS LOCK OR NUM LOCK IS WORKING. DURING BOOT UP AND JUST AFTER BOOT UP, THE LIGHTS SEEM TO WORK PERFECTLY, BUT AFTER STARTUP THE LIGHTS BECOME COMPLETELY DEAD!:mansad: difficult working with guessing business and toggling these always basing on trial and error.. :smileymad:

 

PLEASE HELP!

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Re: CAPS LOCK AND NUM LOCK LIGHT NOT WORKING ON G 570

2013-03-13, 15:55 PM

hi SD_musician,

 

Can you try to:

 

1. Check this registry fix to disable or enable the Num Lock key at startup

2. Referring to this article, try to press Fn+F8 to enable numlock at the Windows login screen then press the power button to shutdown / restart the PC.

3. Check for an updated BIOS from the lenovo website to fix both capslock and numlock issue (press Windows Key+Rt > type msinfo32 then press Enter to know your BIOS version).

 

Note:

Backup your important files and follow this readme instructions before updating the BIOS.

 

 

Let me know your findings.

 

Cheers.



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Re: CAPS LOCK AND NUM LOCK LIGHT NOT WORKING ON G 570

2013-03-17, 12:56 PM

thanks!

tried regedit tweak. now working fine. found nothing in boot setup .. during boot up..

 

but now I have a new problem relating to registry. Whenever windows 7 login it shows an automatically opened up notepad with file name "desktop.ini"

I paste the text that is written in the document:

 

"[.ShellClassInfo]

LocalizedResourceName=@%SystemRoot%\system32\shell32.dll,-21787

"

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Re: CAPS LOCK AND NUM LOCK LIGHT NOT WORKING ON G 570

2013-03-17, 14:07 PM

checking msinfo32 I found BIOS version:

 

BIOS Version/Date LENOVO 40CN20WW(V1.07), 1/22/2011
SMBIOS Version 2.7

 

I shall follow the upgrade later, when I have more time and patience, now I am running.. !! Also am a bit scared about BIOS update; nevr tried it b4..:robottongue:

thanks for all help

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Re: CAPS LOCK AND NUM LOCK LIGHT NOT WORKING ON G 570

2013-03-18, 16:22 PM

hi SD_musician,

 

Good to know your capslock/numlock issue went away. You can postpone the BIOS update for the meantime.

 

Can you try this fix on the notepad issue:

How to Fix Notepad Opens Randomly by Itself on Windows 7

 

 

Let me know your findings

 

Cheers



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Re: CAPS LOCK AND NUM LOCK LIGHT NOT WORKING ON G 570

2013-10-28, 13:59 PM

I finally got time,  and now upgraded the system to win 8 pro. activation was easy!

things work like wonder... it loads faster..

thank you! but in the device manager it shows one unknown device.. I don't know what it is..
Is there a way to find out what this could be?

 

Moreover, I have installed the latest driver for card reader (win 8), but still it asks to format a SDHC card whenever I insert the same.. and, fails to open it. However, the same card works flawlessly on all other systems I have tried.

 

Please help!

thanks!

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Re: CAPS LOCK AND NUM LOCK LIGHT NOT WORKING ON G 570

2013-10-28, 14:08 PM

card.pngI added one screenshot of what happens

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