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    Up and down arrow keys do not move

    Up and down arrow keys do not move


    Suddenly you'll realize that your keyboards Up and down arrow keys do not move, but other functionalities of your keyboard do work. This happens due the scroll lock feature is turned on. It's also quite annoying for those who have mistakenly enabled this feature.

    Lets Check how to turn off that:


    Turning off scroll lock with the keyboard key

    On a Windows computer, to toggle scroll lock on and off, press the Scroll Lock key. On most keyboards, it's located in the control keys section of the keyboard, above the arrow keys or right of the function keys.

    Turning off scroll lock without the keyboard scroll lock key

    Windows 10 Users

    1. Press the operating system key in your computer keyboard (generally present in the Left) and search for "keyboard"
    2. Select on-screen keyboard and press Enter.
    3. When the on-screen keyboard appears, click the ScrLk button on the right side of the on-screen keyboard. Press the function Key and toggle it.
    onscreen keyboard

    onscreen keyboard


    Windows 8 users


    1. Navigate to your Start Screen.
    2. Type on-screen keyboard and press Enter.
    3. You should see a full keyboard appear. If you see a small bar with a few keys, click General.
    4. When the on-screen keyboard appears, click the ScrLk button on the right side of the on-screen keyboard. Press the function Key and toggle it.


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