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Ctrl+1, 2, and 3 not registering

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1

    Ctrl+1, 2, and 3 not registering


    Recently the Ctrl+1, Ctrl+2, and Ctrl+3 key combinations have all stopped being recognized by any of my windows programs. I have tried switching out keyboards and using multiple programs to detect key strokes. It will register the CTRL and 1-3 individually but when pressed in conjunction with each other nothing happens. I have scoured the internet for any solution but have only found one other person with a similar problem and unfortunately they did not provide the solution they found.
    I have tried uninstalling keyboard drivers (6 show up under 'Keyboards' in DM), uninstalling Logitech/Corsair software, and multiple hard reboots.


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  2. #2

    Posts : 2,130
    Windows 8.0 x64

    You may want to look at this hotkey utility. It might help determine if the hotkeys in question are in use:

    Ethervane ActiveHotkeys Tranglos 3.0

    Note that according to the home page this utility does not support 64 bit flavors of Windows. Only 32 bit.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Ctrl+1, 2, and 3 not registering
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