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Windows Key + R (Run) not working

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    Wndows 8.1 64bit

    Windows Key + R (Run) not working

    As the title says when I press "windows key + r" it doesn't open run window as its supposed to.
    It was working fine until this evening (last I tried the hotkey was this afternoon) .. later I turned off the laptop and when I turned it on just now .. its not working anymore. At first I though maybe the "R" key is not working/keyboard issue but its not, as you can see I can type "R" so the key works .. so not a keyboard issue.

    And after googing a bit I couldn't find a solution, I found other people having issues with all hotkeys not working etc but in this case .. others like "windows key + tab" or, "windows key + d" or, windows key + e" etc works just fine.

    Now more strange part .. This keyboard is an external one .. the built-in keyboard on my laptop works fine and "windows key + r" works fine there. So its device related issue or something like that but whatever it is .. it seems out of my league The

    keyboard model is: Logitech Wireless Keyboard K270 Oh and I've been using this for about 4/5 years .. I don't recall .. its been a while and its been working great until now and still everything else works fine just not the "windows key +R".

    Any idea on how to fix this? and also what could have caused this? Any help is much appreciated.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Posts : 20
    Wndows 8.1 64bit

    BTW I forgot to add my system details:
    Laptop: Asus X555LF
    OS: Windows 8.1 64bit
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Windows Key + R (Run) not working

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