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Shift key 'virtually' pressed.


hurricae

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#1
My pc seems to think the shift key is pressed down, it is not a hardware issue as even when my keyboard is not connected it still acts as if the shift key is held down. So I am constantly typing In Capitals and cannot scroll up and down, I have tried holding it down for for a long period of time and it still makes no difference, I have tried the refresh setting and no change. Any ideas?
 

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hurricae

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#3
I unplugged the keyboard and when I click on an icon in a folder it selects all of the ones above it as well, as well as scrolling left and right when using the scroll wheel. And when clicking on a n open progeam , such as chrome in the taskbar it opens a new window.
 

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#4
You need to tell us about this computer. Have you scanned for malware? Did you change any Control Panel > Ease of Use settings?

Have you rebooted?
 

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CountMike

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#5
You might have "Sticky Keys" enabled.
 

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#6
Yeah, I goofed and said "Ease of Use", I should have said "Ease of Access" and that is where you can enable or disable "Sticky Keys".
 

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