The description below is from the book
DOS the Easy Way by Everett Murdock Ph.D.

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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 about the NUMLOCK command, see Chapter 6, Tips for Advanced Users, in the downloadable book DOS the Easy Way.

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