This article describes about how to make Windows play an alert each time you press the Caps Lock, Num Lock, or Scroll Lock keys. These alerts can help prevent the frustration of inadvertently pressing a key and not realizing it.

More Information

Windows 7 and Windows Vista

  1. Click Start alternate text, type ease of access center in the search box, and then click Ease of Access Center in the Programs list.

    alternate text

  2. Click Make the keyboard easier to use.

    alternate text

  3. Under Makes it easier to type, click to select Turn on Toggle Keys, and then click OK.

    alternate text

Windows XP

  1. Start Control Panel, and then click Accessibility Options.

    alternate text

  2. On the Keyboard tab, click to select the Use ToggleKeys check box.

    alternate text

Need more help?

Expand your skills
Explore Training
Get new features first
Join Microsoft Insiders

Was this information helpful?

What affected your experience?

Thank you for your feedback!