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Caps Lock Off

  1. #1


    Anne Guest

    Caps Lock Off

    There are some icons on the task bar I would like to delete, Caps Lock
    Off and Scrowl Lock Off. Help, please.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Andrew Murray Guest

    Re: Caps Lock Off

    Those indicators are probably set by your specific keyboard's settings.
    Check the options for your particular keyboard (should be in Control Panel)
    as to whether you can turn on/off the indicators....

    I have no indicators on my Task bar as you describe; this suggests it is
    probably a specific issue to your keyboard & system rather than to Vista
    itself. My keyboard driver/software (MS IntelliType) does show brief popup
    messages when I press the caps-lock/num-lock/scroll-lock/F-Lock keys that
    briefly show the status on/off of those keys (keyboard is the Microsoft
    Wireless 3000), but nothing on the actual task bar. It also has the option
    to turn off the on-screen alerts. Maybe your keyboard options have a
    similar option.

    What brand/type is your keyboard?



    "Anne" <anne@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:jOi7k.198806$Gv.73547@xxxxxx-nntp-07.dc1.easynews.com...

    > There are some icons on the task bar I would like to delete, Caps Lock
    > Off and Scrowl Lock Off. Help, please.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Colin Barnhorst Guest

    Re: Caps Lock Off

    I was wondering about that myself because I have never seen anything on the
    taskbar either. Perhaps it is done by a utility from the computer mfg.

    "Andrew Murray" <ad-ANTI-SPAM_murray@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:5D1DF2DC-1C5F-4B3E-92D7-10ED90C71E17@xxxxxx

    > Those indicators are probably set by your specific keyboard's settings.
    > Check the options for your particular keyboard (should be in Control
    > Panel) as to whether you can turn on/off the indicators....
    >
    > I have no indicators on my Task bar as you describe; this suggests it is
    > probably a specific issue to your keyboard & system rather than to Vista
    > itself. My keyboard driver/software (MS IntelliType) does show brief
    > popup messages when I press the caps-lock/num-lock/scroll-lock/F-Lock keys
    > that briefly show the status on/off of those keys (keyboard is the
    > Microsoft Wireless 3000), but nothing on the actual task bar. It also has
    > the option to turn off the on-screen alerts. Maybe your keyboard options
    > have a similar option.
    >
    > What brand/type is your keyboard?
    >
    >
    >
    > "Anne" <anne@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:jOi7k.198806$Gv.73547@xxxxxx-nntp-07.dc1.easynews.com...

    >> There are some icons on the task bar I would like to delete, Caps Lock
    >> Off and Scrowl Lock Off. Help, please.
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Hiren Guest

    Re: Caps Lock Off

    It seems you need to change the accessibility settings of your keyboard.They
    will probably contain checkboxes to indicate whether or not icons should
    appear in the notification area (system tray) about the current state of
    those keys.

    "Andrew Murray" <ad-ANTI-SPAM_murray@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:5D1DF2DC-1C5F-4B3E-92D7-10ED90C71E17@xxxxxx
    Those indicators are probably set by your specific keyboard's settings.
    Check the options for your particular keyboard (should be in Control Panel)
    as to whether you can turn on/off the indicators....

    I have no indicators on my Task bar as you describe; this suggests it is
    probably a specific issue to your keyboard & system rather than to Vista
    itself. My keyboard driver/software (MS IntelliType) does show brief popup
    messages when I press the caps-lock/num-lock/scroll-lock/F-Lock keys that
    briefly show the status on/off of those keys (keyboard is the Microsoft
    Wireless 3000), but nothing on the actual task bar. It also has the option
    to turn off the on-screen alerts. Maybe your keyboard options have a
    similar option.

    What brand/type is your keyboard?



    "Anne" <anne@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:jOi7k.198806$Gv.73547@xxxxxx-nntp-07.dc1.easynews.com...

    > There are some icons on the task bar I would like to delete, Caps Lock
    > Off and Scrowl Lock Off. Help, please.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    Sinner Guest

    Re: Caps Lock Off


    "Andrew Murray" <ad-ANTI-SPAM_murray@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:5D1DF2DC-1C5F-4B3E-92D7-10ED90C71E17@xxxxxx

    > Those indicators are probably set by your specific keyboard's settings.
    > Check the options for your particular keyboard (should be in Control
    > Panel) as to whether you can turn on/off the indicators....
    >
    > I have no indicators on my Task bar as you describe; this suggests it is
    > probably a specific issue to your keyboard & system rather than to Vista
    > itself. My keyboard driver/software (MS IntelliType) does show brief
    > popup messages when I press the caps-lock/num-lock/scroll-lock/F-Lock keys
    > that briefly show the status on/off of those keys (keyboard is the
    > Microsoft Wireless 3000), but nothing on the actual task bar. It also has
    > the option to turn off the on-screen alerts. Maybe your keyboard options
    > have a similar option.
    >
    > What brand/type is your keyboard?
    >
    >
    >
    > "Anne" <anne@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:jOi7k.198806$Gv.73547@xxxxxx-nntp-07.dc1.easynews.com...

    >> There are some icons on the task bar I would like to delete, Caps Lock
    >> Off and Scrowl Lock Off. Help, please.
    >
    Sounds more like Status bar indicators in the Office suite.



      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6. #6


    Anne Guest

    Re: Caps Lock Off

    Thank you all. I never thought about it's being HP's way of running
    things. I've contacted their chat support but they haven't gotten back
    to me yet. Not only do they "probably" put those icons on the task
    bar, but they also have non-standard keys on both sides of the
    keyboard. There was no keyboard info about this subject in this shiny,
    new box. I'll post the answer to my problem here. when it's fixed.


    "Anne" <anne@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:jOi7k.198806$Gv.73547@xxxxxx-nntp-07.dc1.easynews.com...

    > There are some icons on the task bar I would like to delete, Caps Lock
    > Off and Scrowl Lock Off. Help, please.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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