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NUMLOCK Setting Reset After Logging off Terminal Server


Symptoms

You modify the InitinalKeyboardIndicators value in an effort to turn the NUMLOCK key on for a particular user, but when that user logs on to the Terminal Server, the NUMLOCK key is off.

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Cause

When you change the value of InitialKeyboardIndicators under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Keyboard from the default value of 0 to 2, the value is changed back to 0 when you log off.

NOTE: This behavior occurs for both Remote Administration mode and Application mode.

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Resolution

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:

Date Time Version Size File name
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29-Nov-2001 17:24 5.0.2195.4572 222,480 Gdi32.dll
29-Nov-2001 17:24 5.0.2195.4272 731,920 Kernel32.dll
25-Jun-2001 21:17 3.10.0.103 47,808 User.exe
29-Nov-2001 17:24 5.0.2195.4314 402,192 User32.dll
29-Nov-2001 17:24 5.0.2195.4345 371,984 Userenv.dll
29-Nov-2001 17:15 5.0.2195.4708 1,642,416 Win32k.sys
30-Oct-2001 21:17 5.0.2195.4575 178,960 Winlogon.exe
29-Nov-2001 17:24 5.0.2195.4602 243,472 Winsrv.dll

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Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 3.

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More Information

For additional information about how to obtain a hotfix for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

265173 The Datacenter Program and Windows 2000 Datacenter Server Product
For additional information about how to install multiple hotfixes with only one reboot, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

296861 Use QChain.exe to Install Multiple Hotfixes with One Reboot

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Keywords: kbhotfixserver, kbqfe, kbbug, kbfix, kbshell, kbwin2000presp3fix, kbwin2000sp3fix, kbbillprodsweep, kb

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Article Info
Article ID : 217884
Revision : 3
Created on : 4/18/2018
Published on : 4/19/2018
Exists online : False
Views : 75