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Windows 7 - Reversed caps lock (or continuous shift) and desktop icons rearranged

Some behaviour from my windows 7 laptop that I can't explain: I closed the laptop and it slept as normal On re-login, with a typed password, I realised that it was behaving as if the shift key was ...
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Map Caps Lock to Control while keeping the regular Control key on Windows

There are a lot of resources on how to swap Caps Lock and Control on Windows, but all of them swap Caps Lock and Control. What I want is to have Caps Lock as Control without mapping Control to Caps ...
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How do I disable the CAPS LOCK function WITHOUT disabling the key or remapping it?

I was looking for a way to disable the CAPS LOCK functionality in windows. Unfortunately all solutions are about remapping it to NOTHING or other keys. I am a gamer and want to use the CAPS LOCK key ...
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Dell Inspiron 1720 Caps Lock light flashes while booting

When trying to bootup my inspiron 1720, the blue light with a padlock and a 'A' inside of it is flashing, it then just shuts off after some time. If I take out the battery with it plugged in, the ...
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On-screen CAPS LOCK indicator

On my Acer laptop if I hit Caps Lock it will pop up an OSD-like message saying something like "CAPS LOCK ON/OFF". I find this very useful functionality - is there a generic freeware utility that can ...
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Synronize caps-lock between OSX and Windows via RDC client

I'm accessing Windows via the RDC client for OSX. Occasionally, the caps-lock willget out of synch between the two environments. When this happens when I am using a Windows VM in VMWare Fusion, I ...
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How do I prevent accidental [Caps Lock] hits, by enforcing a mandatory hold delay of a second or more?

Is there a way/utility to activate CAPS LOCK only after the key has been held down for one second or more? I don't want to completely disable it, just prevent accidental activation of this function. ...
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Capslock turns on intermittenly on Windows Login Screen

At first I thought it was a coworker playing a joke on me.. I have a habit of locking my workstation whenever I leave my desk. however i have noticed over the last several years that sometimes the ...
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How to switch languages on all desktops in Windows using Caps Lock?

lswitch fails (it works only on the first desktop). Running a copy of hacked lswitch on each desktop also fails. Punto switcher seems too big and intrusive for the task (and old version doesn't have ...
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capslock as additional control key for just one program on Windows

How do I make Caps Lock key work as an additional Control key in just one program on Windows? similar thread for Aquamacs on Mac users
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My Caps Lock is a Control Key, How Do I Restore to Caps Lock?

In Vista, I had previously made my caps lock function as a control key, the problem is I don't know how to undo the change. I have searched around and most references I find mention changing the ...