"Dennis" <denocon@newsgroup> wrote in message
> "Curious" <nobody@newsgroup> wrote in message
> Curious, excuse me I got my reply to you wrong. The icon IS in the
>> "Dennis" <denocon@newsgroup> wrote in message
>>> There is an untitled icon always present in the notification area
>>> of my taskbar. This Icon appears to be a locked padlock with the
>>> number 9 on it. When I pass my cursor over it no title or
>>> description appears and nothing appears to happen when I right
>>> click, left click or double click on it. I have searched the help
>>> files and browsed Windows Explorer looking for a file with such an
>>> icon and have not found any. My hunch is that icon must be related
>>> to some security feature. I am using McAfee antivirus. If anyone
>>> could help identify this icon it sure would be great.
>> Go to Control Panel/notification area icons and determine what it
>> is and then you can turn it off if you want.
> notification area but there is no title or any indication of what it
> is for. I have noticed that a similar icon with an "A" on it appears
> next to it when my caps lock key is on so, maybe it has something to
> do with my keyboard. Unfortunately, no information came with the
Those appear to be indicators to tell you that your keyboard's
NumLock, CapsLock, and probably also ScrollLock are on. I've never
seen these with a standard keyboard, so I suspect you have a fancy
keyboard that requires special drivers
, and somewhere in the setup for
the keyboard is a setting to turn them on or off. Look in your
control panel for a keyboard applet, and go from there. Or search the
website for your keyboard manufacturer for more info.
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