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Keyboard not working properly

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8

    Keyboard not working properly


    My keyboard has been performing unusually. I don't do anything do activate this, but all of a sudden I can't type anymore and if I press D, for example, it goes to desktop and if I press K, a menu pops out from the right side of the screen.

    I checked if somehow Sticky Keys or Filter Keys had been switched on but that is not the case. The FN button or CTRL button do not seem to be stuck.

    When this happens, the only thing I can do to change the keyboard back to normal is to restart the computer.

    Has this happened to anyone else and do you have a solution?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    all those things happen if you hit windows key [they are windows key shortcuts]along with D and K,sure you windows key is not sticking down
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8


    Thanks!
    My keyboard starting doing it again so I pushed the windows button (a little bit harshly thought) and it went back to normal.

    Do you know if there's anything I can do to stop the button from doing this? a rarerly use it, so it seems it is just getting stuck for no reason at all.

    Thanks again
    Olga
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  4. #4


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    i would use a can of compressed air to blow out around the key,may help ,may not .could be dirt or sticky liquid causing it to stick
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