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I am curious as to why the numlock button lights up when I log on and when the computer shuts down. I heard it could have something to do with auditing. I usually click it off every time it comes on. any ideas?
When your computer is first starting it goes through the Power On Self-test (POST) where it runs a diagnostic on the computer's hardware. This happens before the BIOS initiates the start of the operating system. The keyboard is hardware, this is why the LED cycles.
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