What does the 'Scroll Lock' key on a PC keyboard do?

Answer The scroll lock key was meant to lock all scrolling techniques, and is a remnant from the original IBM PC keyboard, though it is not used by most modern-day software. In the original design, scroll... Read More »

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What is the purpose of having scroll lock on the keyboard?

The Scroll Lock key is a remnant from the original IBM PC keyboard. In the original design, Scroll Lock was intended to modify the behaviour of the arrow keys. When the scroll lock mode was on, the... Read More »

What does the scroll lock key on a computer actually do?

What does "Scroll Lock" and "Num Lock" do?

So, having numberlock on, it alows you to actually use the number pad on the keyboard the opposite of that the first answerer said.And scroll lock. it doesn't do much anymore.according to wikipedia... Read More »

Look on your keyboard, is "Num Lock" on or off?