Posts Tagged ‘caps lock’

How to Disable the Caps Lock Key Permanently

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Here’s an interesting trick that I wasn’t aware of before; if people always accuse you of yelling on forums, then this might come in handy …

When I was working in IT I sometimes dealt with support requests that involved the caps lock key. Users were complaining that they could not enter their password, or that they locked their account even though they were sure that they had entered the right password, or that their username was displayed in upper case letters.


Keyboard Indicator – Display LED Key States on the Desktop

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

I guess that this would be useful in some situations …

It is frustrating to be forced to re-enter a password on the Internet or local PC after hitting the caps lock key on the keyboard accidentally. Computer users with LEDs on their keyboards can see if the caps lock key is active or not and react properly. Users with keyboards that do not have indicators for key states have to find out another way.