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Typed letters appearing as increasing numbers ( 0,1,2,3,4,5)

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Started ‎10-27-2010 by
Modified ‎10-27-2010 by


When I type letters in a game or in a flash game, it is appearing in numbers which is increase instead of letters.


This issue is caused by a software called GuardedID software, please follow the steps provided below to prevent the application from Starting up or you may remove the application if you want to.


Prevent GID application from Starting Up


  1. Click Start
  2. Click Run
  3. Type "msconfig"
  4. Select "Startup" tab
  5. Unchecked GID desktop application
  6. Press OK then reboot laptop.



Uninstall GID Application from Windows


  1. Click Start
  2. Click Control Panel
  3. Click Add / Remove Programs
  4. Search for "GID" / "GID Desktop Application
  5. Select the item and select uninstall
  6. Reboot when uninstallaion is done.
by on ‎11-07-2010 08:19 PM

If you have Windows 7, you need to enable the "Run" option.


Another option is using the search field and type "msconfig" to find the application.

by Paquita1986 on ‎02-04-2011 06:53 AM

I have a lenovo and on startup i can't find GID app or in control panel, what else can i do to find this app?