Windows 10 lets you sign in easily with a numeric pin rather than a lengthy password. If you have a number pad keyboard, you can use that number pad to enter the PIN, after Num lock is enabled. You need to enable Num lock at boot time so you don’t need to click the key each time. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to automatically enable num lock when your computer boots in Windows 10.

Automatically enable num lock when your computer boots in Windows 10

To automatically enable num lock when your computer boots in Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button. Type Run in the search bar and choose the Run option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you will choose the Run option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Type Regedit in the Open textbox and click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. After this Registry Editor Screen will open like this.

Navigate through the following path.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Keyboard

The right pane of the screen will appear some options. Double click the InitialKeyboardIndicators option as highlighted in the above image. As you double click the option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Enter value 2 in the Value Data textbox and click the OK button.

Now num lock will be automatically on when the computer boots.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to automatically enable num lock when your computer boots in Windows 10.

How to automatically enable Num Lock when your computer boots in Windows 10
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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