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  1. I got message that my computer was locked up and the support number wanted me to install...


    I got message that my computer was locked up and the support number wanted me to install ultraviewer, is it a scam?

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    Torrie L Hazelbaker, Feb 29, 2024
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  2. Message on computer states it has been locked up by Microsoft

    My laptop has a message on the screen stating it has been locked up by Microsoft and not to turn off phone number listed as Microsoft support 888.686.8239

    Is this a legitimate message.
     
    Gloria Trejo, Feb 29, 2024
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  3. numbers key will not lock on My hp lapto computer

    I tried the suggestion, however it did not work on my HP Laptop. I wish it had.
     
    RichardStewart_954, Feb 29, 2024
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  4. I got message that my computer was locked up and the support number wanted me to install...

    Numbers key does not lock after installing windows 10

    Hi Richard,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community. We appreciate your interest in Windows 10.

    I understand the inconvenience that you are unable to access number lock key form the keyboard after upgrade to Windows 10, we will help you to resolve this issue.

    Please let us know with the following to assist you better:

    1. Have you made any changes to the BIOS?

    2. Is this issue confined only with the number lock key?

    I suggest you to perform the below troubleshooting steps and check:

    Method 1: Run the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter and check.

    Follow the steps to run the troubleshooter:


    • Press Windows + W keys on your keyboard to get the search option.

    • Type Troubleshooting and click
      Troubleshooting.


    • Now type Hardware Troubleshooter in the search option.

    • Click on Hardware and Devices troubleshooter to run the troubleshooter.
    Method 2: Try to update the drivers.


    • Right click on the Start button from the desktop and select
      Device Manager.

    • Expand Keyboard ">" symbol.

    • Right-click on the device and click on Uninstall.

    • Restart the computer so that the driver will be automatically updated

    • Or you may contact the manufacturer's website and install the driver.

    Hope this information helps. Reply to the post with updated status of the issue to assist you further.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Feb 29, 2024
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