I can always re-enable fast startup just like I can remove a band-aid. Maybe it should be un-checked by default? I am going to try turning this back on to see if it affects the numlock at all. This post will help you if at all! Also this method is not applicable to windows 7. Kr, Joeri Hi, I managed to get it fixed: You need all three registry edits : Windows Registry Editor Version 5. Hope this helps and works for other frustrated users.
We have al logged a call and Microsoft has replied that this is a bug with no specific resolution date. Warning Be very careful when changing your registry, because an incorrect change might affect other features on your computer. No more annoying num lock ruining my sign in experience. This feature, also known as Hybrid Boot, uses your computer's sleep or hibernate mode to make starting up the computer faster. That will identify the culprit that is turning off the Num Lock when coming out of sleep. Now I have always numlock enabled on login screen! Change the value data to 0 Numlock off when computer starts , or 2 Numlock on when computer starts. Note: All of the settings below Power and sleep buttons and lid settings, Password protection on wakeup, and Shutdown settings are locked until this is clicked 5.
I'm trying to scrounge up the reg key that I tested, and it worked on Win10 machines. The feature is called Hybrid Shutdown. Check the status of Num Lock. The Startup folder is an easier way to manage apps. . I wonder what Microsoft programmers were thinking when they decided that Num Lock should be off? I have the impression that my registry settings aren't used at all when fast startup is enabled on my laptop.
I still cannot locate it. Click + sign next to Mouse and other pointing devices. But Microsoft in there great wisdom and knowing everything better had changed the power setting back to Fast StartUp. Another boot-related problem pertains to Num Lock in Windows 10. Is it always the thought process to 'disable a feature' to fix an issue? Then Windows closes the user sessions for each logged-on user, and then it Hibernates the Windows session.
There is another way to enable num lock on startup. Press windows + X key then go to control panel. Reboot and number lock should now be enabled. For this you have to enable the num lock every time at windows lock screen. It comes with the following feature: You can download it here:.
Method 2: Registry Fix 1. It was on my radar to deploy out after testing with laptops. We would be happy to help. Hi I want to be able to have numlock turned on at startup before I logon with my user, Dell Lattitude 5580 laptop with Win 10 Enterprise. Works on Windows 10, 8.
As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Just tripped across a simple and permanent fix. This trick will also work in Windows 8. I would strongly recommend taking a and first. Here is a little pictorial explanation. See the table for its possible values for Windows 7: InitialKeyboardIndicators value Purpose 0 Turn all indicators off NumLock, CapsLock, ScrollLock 1 Turn CapsLock on 2 Turn NumLock on 3 Turn CapsLock and NumLock on 4 Turn ScrollLock on 5 Turn CapsLock and ScrollLock on 6 Turn NumLock and ScrollLock on 7 Turn all indicators on NumLock, CapsLock, ScrollLock For Windows 8 and above you should try to use values like 80000000,80000001,80000002, i. Hope you found the article useful.
Begin of screen you will see Control the mouse with the keyboard. I have the free upgrade from 8. I know the NumLock key will take me to login screen, usually hit enter then hit the 4 digit code on the number pad to login. Makes absolutely no sense but it worked. Follow the on screen instructions. Windows forget your preference after you shut down your system and set the num lock key to off everytime.
Uncheck Turn on Fast startup under Shutdown settings. However, with the recent November update the problem is back again. Drivers should get installed automatically after restarting the computer. There appears to be a bug with the boot process properly reading this setting when the fast startup feature of Windows 10 is enabled. It not only allows you to manage Startup apps but also many other objects including shell extensions which load with the Explorer shell, Scheduled tasks, system services and other system components. Sorry it wasn't a solution.
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. When you reach the login screen, press the Num Lock key once to enable it. You wouldn't cut off the arm to fix a cut on your finger, would you? Now after shutting down and reboot your NumLock should retain the last configuration. Setting it to 80000002 broke the keyboard altogether. The fast startup loads the hibernate. Always create a system restore point before making registry changes as mentioned in the intro part just to be on the safer side. On moving the mouse or touching a key, the screen comes on and the Num Lock is still enabled.