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  1. #1


    Posts : 4
    windows 8

    button malfunction


    .I was typing in my Microsoft word, and all of a sudden it stops typing and loading up files and media what have you. F opens up files, x opens some menu of some.sort. I don't know what this is but it's rather annoying anyone know what my situation is?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 64
    Windows 8 Pro x64 With Media Center/Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x86 >>Dual Boot<<


    Locate cmd & run as administrator by right clicking in it & type sfc/scannow & press enter..this will fix it !
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  3. #3


    Posts : 4
    windows 8


    I'm terribly sorry, but if I could ask you to run that by me step by step, because I am not a computer person in the least.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 64
    Windows 8 Pro x64 With Media Center/Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x86 >>Dual Boot<<


    On dsktop right click on start button & click on command prompt (Run as administrator)& in command prompt type sfc/scannow sorry i can't show u screenshots..because i'm on mobile.Hope u sort it out u'rself Good Luck
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  5. #5


    Posts : 64
    Windows 8 Pro x64 With Media Center/Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x86 >>Dual Boot<<


    Ok...see Post #12 in this >>Uh, I sort of broke my explorer.exe
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  6. #6


    Posts : 4
    windows 8


    The only options that pop up for me are

    settings
    switch to Metro
    open Windows Explorer
    check for updates
    technical support
    about
    what's new
    run...
    exit

    I hate that I'm not really computer person and don't really understand this stuff but I got the computer as a gift I use it for writing stuff on word typing up a small story that's really the only thing I know how to , of course with your Facebook and YouTube as well
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  7. #7


    Posts : 4
    windows 8


    okay so I figured it out but is it supposed to take like 4 hours?
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  8. #8


    Posts : 64
    Windows 8 Pro x64 With Media Center/Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x86 >>Dual Boot<<


    no it'll take 15-25 minutes only & if it not sucessfully complete.reboot u'r computer & run this command again & again 2-3 times
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  9. #9


    Joisey
    Posts : 315
    Windows 8.1 consumer 64 bit


    It sounds to me like you have a stuck ctrl or alt key. Try banging on them, see if that fixes it.
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  10. #10


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    a stuck windows key will also do it ,when it started did you try a simple restart of the computer
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