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

by Lenovo Staff ‎10-27-2010 08:51 PM - edited ‎10-27-2010 08:53 PM (3,284 Views)


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.

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Retired Guru

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.

Paper Tape

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?