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trackedave
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what is a 'padlock' icon/light between touchpad and speaker ones, above f10 key please?

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Just appeared when switched on this morning,

Updated Firefox yesterday, but no change I can identify

Have "system restored" to a couple of days ago just in case..

Running Win 7 Professional   SP1

Nothing happens when I press/touch it

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banhien
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@trackedave 

 

I believe there are 2 padlock icons,

 

  1. The one on the left is for Caps lock light, On: Caps lock is on.
  2. The one on the right is for Num lock light, On: Num lock is on.

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@trackedave 

 

I believe there are 2 padlock icons,

 

  1. The one on the left is for Caps lock light, On: Caps lock is on.
  2. The one on the right is for Num lock light, On: Num lock is on.

Regards.

BH
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trackedave
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Thank you.

Never used it or noticed it before .

It was worrying me as I thought I had locked the whole laptop in some way!

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