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Caps Lock problems

  1. #1


    Roger Van Loon Guest

    Caps Lock problems

    The Caps Lock key drives me nuts. I often find that I have typed several
    lines in caps, where it wasn't intended.
    In Win XP, I could fix things easily so that the Shift key did turn off
    the Caps Lock:
    http://pubs.logicalexpressions.com/p...cle.asp?ID=389
    How do I go about it in Vista?
    TIA
    Roger.

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    Re: Caps Lock problems

    Quote Originally Posted by Roger Van Loon View Post
    The Caps Lock key drives me nuts. I often find that I have typed several
    lines in caps, where it wasn't intended.
    In Win XP, I could fix things easily so that the Shift key did turn off
    the Caps Lock:
    Shift to Turn Off Caps
    How do I go about it in Vista?
    TIA
    Roger.
    Hi Roger,

    This is not the same thing, but you may find it helpful. It will show you how to turn on the beep alert for the toggle keys. This way the computer will beep at you when any of the toggle keys are pressed, or the Caps Lock key is bumped by mistake.

    Toggle keys beep alert

    Shawn

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  3. #3


    Ken Blake, MVP Guest

    Re: Caps Lock problems

    On Tue, 25 Dec 2007 21:00:17 +0100, Roger Van Loon
    <roger.van.loon@xxxxxx> wrote:

    > The Caps Lock key drives me nuts. I often find that I have typed several
    > lines in caps, where it wasn't intended.
    > In Win XP, I could fix things easily so that the Shift key did turn off
    > the Caps Lock:
    > http://pubs.logicalexpressions.com/p...cle.asp?ID=389
    > How do I go about it in Vista?

    There are two keys I never use on purpose and always want turned off.
    One is the caps lock key, and the other is the Insert key. I turn both
    off with the little program SharpKeys, at
    http://www.randyrants.com/sharpkeys/

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  4. #4


    Dave Horne Guest

    Re: Caps Lock problems

    Depending on the driver software for your particular keyboard, the Caps lock
    could also be turned off there. I use a cordless Logitech mouse and
    keyboard (MX3000) and have the Caps lock turned off via Logitech's software
    (accessed via the System Tray).




    "Roger Van Loon" <roger.van.loon@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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    > The Caps Lock key drives me nuts. I often find that I have typed several
    > lines in caps, where it wasn't intended.
    > In Win XP, I could fix things easily so that the Shift key did turn off
    > the Caps Lock:
    > http://pubs.logicalexpressions.com/p...cle.asp?ID=389
    > How do I go about it in Vista?
    > TIA
    > Roger.

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  5. #5


    Roger Van Loon Guest

    Re: Caps Lock problems


    Having used a regular typewriter for many decades, where the shift key
    turns off caps lock, I always did set up Windows to act that same way. I
    will have some difficulties adapting to other settings, would like very
    much to keep the same setup. However, I suppose that is no longer
    possible in Vista.
    Thanks, all.
    Roger.


    Roger Van Loon wrote:

    > The Caps Lock key drives me nuts. I often find that I have typed
    > several lines in caps, where it wasn't intended.
    > In Win XP, I could fix things easily so that the Shift key did turn
    > off the Caps Lock:
    > http://pubs.logicalexpressions.com/p...cle.asp?ID=389
    > How do I go about it in Vista?
    > TIA
    > Roger.

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