Type: Internal (6.0 and later)

Purpose: Used in the CONFIG.SYS file to specify the state of the NumLock key.


NUMLOCK=on causes the NumLock key to be ON (the number keys on the keypad will be active) upon system start-up. NUMLOCK=off causes the cursor keys on the keypad to be active.

For more information on the NUMLOCK command, refer to Chapter 6, Tips for Advanced Users.

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