Fresh Install - NumLock is off by default - A Fix


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After a Win 11 fresh install the NumLock was disabled by default.
To enable it by default make a change on the register.
Computer\HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Keyboard
InitialKeyboardIndicators = 2 (was 2147483648)
NumLock will now be enable for logon
 

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After a Win 11 fresh install the NumLock was disabled by default.
To enable it by default make a change on the register.
Computer\HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Keyboard
InitialKeyboardIndicators = 2 (was 2147483648)
NumLock will now be enable for logon
Yep, that little change on mine preserves the last known state of the NumLock where the number pad exists, if On when restarted it returns to On, if Off it when restarted it returns as Off. And I assure the BIOS setting for the NumLock is Enabled.
 

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Megahertz

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It is a Lenovo S145 laptop.
There is no NumLock settings on BIOS.
What was happening was that on the logon screen the NumLock was disabled leading to a error as the pw has numbers.
 

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    Windows 7 HP 64 - Windows 11 Pro - Lubuntu
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    custom build
    CPU
    i5 6600K - 800MHz to 4400MHz
    Motherboard
    GA-Z170-HD3P
    Memory
    4+4G GSkill DDR4 3000
    Graphics Card(s)
    IG - Intel 530
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Samsung 226BW
    Screen Resolution
    1680x1050
    Hard Drives
    (1) -1 SM951 – 128GB M.2 AHCI PCIe SSD drive for Windows 7 and Lubuntu
    (2) -1 WD SATA 3 - 1T for Data
    (3) -1 WD SATA 3 - 1T for backup
    (4) -1 BX500 SSD - 128G for Win 10
    PSU
    Thermaltake 450W TR2 gold
    Keyboard
    Old and good Chicony mechanical keyboard
    Mouse
    Logitech mX performance - 9 buttons (had to disable some)
    Internet Speed
    350 Mb/s
    Browser
    Firefox 64
  • Operating System
    Windows 7 Pro
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Asus Q550LF
    CPU
    i7-4500U 800- 3000MHz
    Motherboard
    Asus Q550LF
    Memory
    (4+4)G DDR3 1600
    Graphics card(s)
    IG intel 4400 + NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M
    Sound Card
    Realtek
    Monitor(s) Displays
    LG Display LP156WF4-SPH1
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    BX500 120G SSD for Windows and programs
    & 1T HDD for data
    Internet Speed
    350 Mb/s
    Browser
    Firefox 64
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