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problem with keyboard

  1. #1


    Posts : 1
    windows 8

    problem with keyboard


    Hi, I've got this problem with my keyboard (I guess): when I press the keys, they don't work correctly. For example I press the E key and then My Computer shows on the screen; I press the R key and Devices shows. It looks like the keyboard shortcuts are working and the Winndows key is pressed all the time. Is there any way to turn off the Windows key? I don't know what to do. Any ideas, guys?
    It's on laptop with Windows 8.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 660
    windows 8.1


    Yes, the easiest way to turn of the windows key is to use microsoft Fixit.

    Automated method

    Disable the Windows key Step 1: Download the Microsoft Fix it program 50465 from Microsoft at http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9738719.
    Step 2: Double-click on the file you just downloaded, MicrosoftFixit50465.msi, and click Run to install the fix.
    Step 3: Follow the short installation prompts and restart your computer.
    (Credit: Screenshot by Ed Rhee)


    Enable the Windows key Step 1: Download the Microsoft Fix it program 50464 from Microsoft at http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9738718.
    Step 2: Double-click on the file you just downloaded, MicrosoftFixit50464.msi, and click Run to install the fix.
    Step 3: Follow the short installation prompts and restart your computer.

    But have you checked that some how the windows key is stucked by maybe a piece of debris.?

    If it is somehow software or system related maybe you can first disable it and later enable it again to see if will work normally again.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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