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W S A and D keys not working while playing games

Q: W S A and D keys not working while playing games

The keypad is fine..no issues while typing...BUT while gaming, W ,S,A and D keys are swapped with the arrow keys even if the input is set as W,S,A and D in the control configuration of the games.This is happening in every game. I m using Windows 10. Please find its solution anyhow and inform me.

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I bought the HP Omen laptop about four days ago. The day after I bought it, I started playing games. From time to time (about every 15 minutes), my WASD keys would get stuck and repeat themselves in games (my character would keep walking). I would have to press the key, regardless of the amount of pressure, to stop the "key spam".  I disabled sticky and filter keys, as well as made sure that the keyboard's drivers were up to date, and that the device wouldn't be in power saving mode (anyways, I always game with my charger plugged in).  I'm sort of speechless, considering I bought this less than a week ago, and the keyboard keys don't have anything under them (I've been very cautious about not letting anything slip under there) and that the keys are starting to latch during games.  Another speculation, it also seems to happen mid-way through games, usually when my CPU and GPU are at their highs, when my computer's temperatures are higher (75-85 C for both CPU and GPU). If anyone could help me figure this out, thank you!

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I bought this laptop HP Pavilion Notebook 15-ab029tx on 2-Sep-2015 for ?53k. Ever since I bought this laptop I have been having problems while playing games. The Keys get virtually stuck after continous playing. The problem is not specific to a set of keys. It is aways random. If I am playing a racing games then any of the ARROW keys or the spacebar will get stuk virtually or if I am playing FIFA then W,A,S,D or the ARROW keys get stuck. The player will keep going in the pressed direction. I have to find out which key is malfunctioning and then de-press it to stop the malfunctioning. I have talked to HP Support and they sent a representative to look into the issue and they had to finally replace the whole keyboard. But the problem was still there. Then I got a BIOS update, that also did not resolve the issue. So I had to talk to HP Support again. This time the representative asked me to first check it with an external keyboard (I was running Windows 10 at this moment). There was no problem with the external keyboard. Then he asked me to format my whole laptop. So I reinstalled Win 8.1 from the recovery disks provided by HP and I am still getting the same issue. Also, I am not getting the free Win 10 update which I had earlier. I have done the following:1. Tried an external keyboard (no key malfunction)2. BIOS update F.81 - No luck3. Formating the whole laptop - No luck4. Unistalled the keyboard driver and restarted - No luck Please help and fix the ... Read more

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When playing any game on this Qosmio X-70 laptop, the keys are often not very responsive and I have to press the keys often multiple times for them to do what they should. Outside of games all keys respond without any problems. It is unfortunately making playing games on a gaming laptop somewhat impossible.

Does anyone have any ideas?

Many thanks.

A:Qosmio X-70 - keys very often not working in games but fine otherwise

Very often means not always but sometimes. Correct?
Did you notice the keyboard problem playing just some particular games or all games?
Is this issue noticeable using external keyboard?

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As the title says, the escape and enter keys do not work in some games. I have just purchased a new laptop and in NFS:Most Wanted and Burnout Paradise (the MENUS), escape does not work. When I am actually in the game, driving I CAN use escape to pause(bring up menu). The enter key however does not work AT ALL in these games.
There was a third game as well (not a driving game), in which they do not work, but I do not remember which one.
I also play a lot of Football Manager 2009, and the escape and enter keys work fine!

It's not a SERIOUS problem as most games allow the use of the mouse to click 'continue' or whatever, but they two keys ARE convenient! So what do I do?

My new laptop is an Acer Aspire 6530 (2,1Ghz Turion, 4GB DDR2, 1GB Radeon)

A:Solved: Escape and Enter keys not working in some games!

Two suggestions ->

1.) Plug in a external KB and see if the problem reproduces.
2.) Re-install MS Direct X. (Strange) I know.

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This is my computer:

Inet Core i3-2100
4GB 1333MHz Kingston
?Caviar Blue 1TB SATA III
Nvidia 430GT 1GB
390W Cooler-Master

I am not using the USB 3, I am using only 4 USB connections for mouse, keyboard, video cam and 1TB External Drive(not always).

Thank you.

A:USB stop working after playing games

make sure the usb drivers are installed still. right click my computer, properties, hardware tab, device manager. see if there are any missing drivers. if there are, install them.


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Hey guys,

so my bass sudenly started working only while playing games. When i play a video on Youtube, or a song saved in my PC, no bass at all.

Please help?

A:Bass working only while playing games etc.

"Refresh" the sound and see if that helps.

Go to the Device Manager, RIGHT click on the entry for your sound device to highlight is and then LEFT click "Uninstall". DO NO uninstall the driver. Restart the PC and when Windows starts it will detect and reinstall the sound. This fixes many corruptions.

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Hello, I have a question. My Lenovo Yoga 720 15.6" doesn't overheat, although I've noticed something rather odd. When I play Fifa 17 with the charger plugged in, the fans are very loud and the laptop gets pretty hot. When I play Fifa 17 on battery only (charger not plugged in) the fans are quite silent and the laptop doesn't get hot at all. Why is that? For all I know, I would expect the exact opposite...Thanks in advance!Kind regards,Tijs

A:Lenovo Yoga 720 15" : hot when playing games on charger, cool when playing games on battery???

The CPU runs at full speed when it is plugged in and runs more slowly on battery to save power.  Faster = more heat.

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Hello, I'll try to explain it as simply as I can.

I'm having a problem whenever I open up a any game AND am using a chat app like discord or skype, after a few seconds, my mic stops working. If you look in the recording settings, the green bars are not showing up, so windows is not detecting my mic. The only way to temporarily fix the issue is by disabling/re enabling the mic I am using and leaving and rejoining the call. But the problem comes right back. There is no issue when I game/no chat app OR chat app/no game. Here is some information about what I am using.

My computer:
Windows 10
i5 6600k
gtx 1070
Asus z170-ar motherboard
16gb ram
128gb ssd with OS / 500gb hard drive / 240gb ssd
Astro A50 (wireless) gen 3 with base station plugged into USB
What I am using:
Team Speak
Arma 3
Rainbow 6 Siege
Things I have tried:
Different headset, replaced it/tried other headsets and had the same issue
Tried different USB ports, and hubs.
disabled enhancements
tried every combination of setting default device but this is the one setting it should be on.

went into power saving settings and disabled USB ports from sleeping
updated all audio drivers.
Re-installed windows
Tried running chat app in administrator mode
restarted computer
Side notes:
I don't think it's an issue with my mic.
If I use wired headphones the issue is not there, but I'm not settling for that, I need wireless headphones.
it's been happening for a while a... Read more

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Hi there, first time posting here so forgive me if a few things might be out of place.

My laptop's been having BSODs for the last year or so now (I don't use it that often) but it's becoming increasingly worse. I've had BSOD error messages from MemoryManagement to "A device driver attempting to corrupt the system has been caught." Some of them were resolved (kind of) by just updating drivers here and there, but I think it's still ridiculed with errors.

So I figured it's about time I should try and resolve some of it. I've attached the .zip from the SF Diagnostic Tool. Any help would be much appreciated and if there's anything else I need to attach let me know.

A:Daily BSOD from playing games to just working

Hello Favir,

How did you activate your copy of windows?

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Basically I got a computer for rendering and gaming, I got the computer around November 2011 and not long after I got it I started getting BSOD playing games. i have even brought a new Crucial SSD to re-install windows on and i continued to get blue screens on it. Its gotten to the point where I've tried everything that I know how to but my knowledge Isn't enough to fix it. I only know all the bluescreens are caused by ntoskrnl.exe

Computer Specs:

Processor: AMD Phenom II x5 1100T Black Edition Six-core 3.90GHx
Ram: Corsair CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9 16GB 1600MHz
Graphics card: Zotac GTX 570 Amp Edition
MotherBoard: ASUS Crosshair IV Formula AMD 890FX
Power Supply: OCZ OCZ700MXSP-UK 700W ModXStream Pro Power Supply
Primary HardDrive: Crucial CT256M4SSD1 256GB SSD
2x Secondary HardDrives: Seagate ST500DM002 3.5 inch 500GB Hard Drives
Disk Drive: Asus DRW-24B5ST 24x Internal SATA DVD Drive

A:BSOD Playing any games for a while and working on programs

Did you get the latest firmware for your SSD? I've taken a quick look at your dumps and one seems to be caused by klif.sys (Kaspersky). I'd suggest to uninstall it completely including all its components from your computer and use Microsoft Security Essentials (at least to test)

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* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Usual causes: Device driver, memory, kernel

BugCheck 1A, {41287, 25, 0, 0}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\klif.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for klif.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for klif.sys
Probably caused by : klif.sys ( klif+8b5bf )

Followup: MachineOwner
Removal tool for Kaspersky Lab products
Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

Many other dumps come with bug check A which has virus scanner listed. So let us know if your computer is stable with MSE installed.

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When I play a game, my "i k , j m and space" buttons stop working. What the hell is causing this? It only happens when I play games, and then it persists after a while, even after I've closed the game or any other instances. Has been happening for around a month now.

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I've tried multiple headsets on the same PC (2 HyperX Cloud IIs and a Turtle Beach X12) and the only PC that has the mic turning off randomly during gaming sessions is my own.
At first I thought it was my HyperX cloud's USB soundcard but we had a replacement sent to us and it still had the problem.
The weird part about it is it only occurs while playing games, and that me changing my default format under the advanced tab in headset microphone properties makes it work again.
I'm all out of ideas and would be very grateful if anyone could help me out with this.

A:My headsets' mic stops working when playing games

I've been having trouble with this too, exactly the same issue.

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So I'm hoping someone can help me out. I picked up a new graphics card (specs found in the dxdiag report), worked great...for a bit. Whether I'm streaming video, DL content, working on homework with 10 different apps running+music, no issues.

However, when I play games (particularly WoW, I know...tacky, don't judge me!) periodically I will get game freeze>black screen then a notification sound from my comp, and then after 5-10 secs the game starts running. If I minimize the game, Win10 gives me a notification that says that the display driver stopped working. I have monitored the cards temp., and my computers CPU/RAM load and nothing seems to be out-of-whack.

I have tried updating my drivers, but windows says that they are up-to-date. Probably not the best way to check, but I'm hoping for some input on strategies to try so that I can fix this problem. Dxdiag info attached.

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i have a problem with keyboard and mouse. Every day when i playing some games my keyboard randomly stop working (backlight on keyboard still light but LED on num lock is off and buttons dont work) after few seconds my mouse also stop working. Plugin to another USB doesnt work. Only when i disconect keyboard and connect mouse to other USB mouse work. After restarting system all works fine. Im sure keyboard and mouse is good (testing it on laptop when this happens and its work normal). I have updated drivers and BIOS.

PC spec.:
Windows 8.1
AMD Phenom II x4 940
Gigabyte ga MA790x UD4P
GTX 660

P.S. sorry for my bad english

A:Keyboard and mouse stop working when playing games


Install latest bios for the motherboard from Gigabyte.com.

Install latest EasyTune 6, which is from this year, for your board. (In Utility section of downloads.)

Install latest drivers for both mouse and keyboard from manufacturers' sites.

Your motherboard has both USB 1.1 and 2.0 ports. Use 2.0 only if possible and do not use any hubs, if possible.

Install this for the AMD chipset drivers and storage drivers. Both are at: AMD Chipset Drivers <<< (assuming you have 64 bit Windows)

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So the problem is on my laptop, When I view videos on youtube it's fine untill i switch to fullscreen. My mouse will be unaccurate and i will have to place it to the left of the button i wish to press; there is also a line usually down the right side of the screen asif the video has been pushed to the left and my mouse doesn't know this.The same thing happens with games on DX11 or 10 and The Sims 3.

I tried finding solutions on the internet but couldn't find any, I found one which was to disable Hardware acceleration in flash and it fixed it, but then I downloaded a video in Itunes and bam the problem reoccured. I can't download videos drivers because i'm unsure which to download and when I went onto the AMD site i got an erorr message saying contact your dealer as it's not compatible.

My question is simple,How do i fix it?
Btw my laptop is a Sony Vaio VPCCA with Intel i5 and Win 7.Oh, and I know there is a switchable graphics feature, but that wont do any good as I play quite heavy games.

Help please.

A:AMD 6630m not working well when watching videos or playing DX11 games

Try re installing Windows 7 fresh. Most laptops have a restore feature accessed during a start up. Laptops do tend to get bogged down with a lot of unnecessary stuff slowing things down and affecting other programs

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I have a problem with my ATI card, it makes a BSOD everytime when i play games or even shifting from Intel video card to ATI just for working... it works normally for a variable time and the bsod appears.

Thank you for reading this thread and for help <(_ _)>

A:BSOD playing games (mass effect,...) or working on windows 0x0000007e

The zip does not contain any crash dump.

Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD

Follow it manually in the default path: C:\Windows\Minidump or %SystemRoot%\Minidump.

Update the crash dump here.

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Hi all, I have an odd question. My keyboard, a Microsoft Ergonomic 4000 keyboard, isn't registering F1-F2, nor the "at" symbol. It recognizes capital letters, and !#$%^&*()_. At is the only symbol not registering.
Also, I can type the number "2".

The weird part is: Shift+2 works in World of Warcraft. My question is why? DirectInput or something?

If someone can put me in the right direction would be great, I'd love to be able to type again.



AMD Phenom II X4 3.2GHz Processor
6GB DDR2 Memory
Nvidia Geforce GTX 260 Core 216 GPU

A:"At" symbol and F1-F12 keys not working outside of games.. but 2 works.

My suggestion is to try another keyboard and see if those keys work.
Then, try either a USB or a PS2 keyboard (whichever is different from yoru Microsoft keyboard) to see if it's the keyboard controller that's the problem.

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Hello all,

I've been having a few problems with my laptop since I bought it. The problem mainly occurs when I'm playing a game (usually xcom: enemy unknown or deus ex HR at the moment) but has occurred when I'm browsing the internet (albeit far less often). The BSODs appear to be random but I'm using a blue tooth mouse and have noticed the BSOD will usually happened if I'm using it. I've also noticed that my laptop screen with black out for a split second on games that are quite graphics intensive for my system.

Its been frustrating me a lot so I reinstalled and fully updated windows 7. The GPU drivers are all up to date also.

I've attached the SF file that is required and would greatly appreciate any help.

Thanks for your time

A:BSOD whilst playing various games. Also happens when not playing games

Welcome to the Forum.

Just to make a note, you are having lot of different codes:

BugCheck 4E, {9a, 1c2cb0, 3, 0}
BugCheck A, {0, 2, 1, fffff800030c5e4e}
BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff800033f55b0, fffff8800e164e00, 0}
BugCheck A, {5a31618, 2, 1, fffff800030e80d8}
BugCheck 1E, {0, 0, 0, 0}
BugCheck D1, {5b, 2, 0, fffff88000e11993}
BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff800033db5b0, fffff8800b079f40, 0}
BugCheck D1, {5b, 2, 0, fffff88000e78993}
BugCheck 1000007E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff8800144b039, fffff880037473d8, fffff88003746c30}
BugCheck 19, {3, fffffa8011ca7f40, fffffa8011ca7fb0, fffffa8011ca7f40}
Free up the start up:
Startup Programs - Change
Your antivirus is the only thing that's really needed there.

Run a system file check and disk check on your Hard drives:
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Disk Check

Trend Micro can be a cause of BSOD's. Uninstall for testing purpose.
Sony Firmware Extension Parser driver - 2007 version has BSOD issues in Win7
Western Digital SCSI Arcitecture Model (SAM) WDM driver [br] 2008 driver version has known BSOD issues in Windows

Uninstall the above software using the free version of Revo Uninstaller. While uninstalling a software, opt for advance uninstall. This allows you to remove and delete registry left over of a stubborn program. Download Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Free and Full Download - Uninstall software, remove programs, solve uninstall problems

Use Microsoft Security Essentials & t... Read more

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Hey Everyone

Started typing on my internal laptop keyboard today and reliased that mainly keys a b and n were not working.
So I decided to clean them by taking off the key and white holder, then used a cloth to clean all the dust etc.. both under the rubber button and around it. This still didn't work however, so I then decided to uninstall and reinstall the driver as well. However this didn't work either.

Its probably best to try and buy a new one off e-bay, but before I do this does anyone else have any suggestions?

Also interesting, a b and n seems to be a popular combination of keys for other toshiba laptops that don't seem to be working... (Using a USB keyboard atm to type which works fine)


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Hello,Having a problem with my laptop keyboard where the hotkey function buttons have suddenly stopped working as they used to. Pressing any of the hot keys results in an f1-12 rather than the previous function of changing volume, toggling keyboard lights and changing brightness etc. This happened around the time of me installing some new drivers for an audio interface so may be related to that. Ive tried going into the BIOS and toggling the hotkey option on and off, and installing hp quick launch software but nothing has worked so far. Any help would be greatly appreciated Thanks in advance - C. Hounslow

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So for some reason they just stopped working all of a sudden. it is a huge problem as space isa function key. I know it registers a a key press on function and i have tried everything to fix it.

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Lately I've been suffering from crashes. When playing games like PayDay 2 and League of Legends. The game suddenly crashes and a bunch of running programs show "... Has stopped working". It doesn't crash into a BSOD but the programs won't start again. Except for 1 time I actually got a BSOD(Dump attached), I'm not sure if it has anything to do with the other crashes, but it did occur during playing PayDay 2.

When the crashes started occurring I bought a new hard drive(Needed more space) and installed a clean installation of Windows 7 Home premium 64 bit. This didn't work so I ran MemTest86+ 5+5 passes and no errors. I also tried testing my GPU's one by one, also no result.

I tried using Verifier but the crashes don't result into a BSOD. So haven't got any useful feedback on that part.

I've also tried the repair-install guide, but when clicking upgrade it says I've already got a equal or higher version of windows installed.

I'm kind of clueless on what to do now.

Thanks in advance,

A:Programs say "... has stopped working" when playing games.

Hi Ceees2.

The issue seems to be a multi-fold one. Some disc errors are reported. So test the HDD.
SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use

Reseat the sata and power.

If possible, change the SATA cable, and apply it to another unused slot on the motherboard.

Also, some display related issues are visible, too. Uninstall your installed latest version of the display driver.
How-To Uninstall AMD Catalyst Drivers From A Windows Based System
Then clean up any possible leftover.
Drivers - Clean Left over Files after Uninstalling
Then install version 13.9 WHQL only.
Previous AMD Catalyst? Display Drivers
Lately we have seen a lot of issues with the 13.12 WHQL AMD Catalyst.

Plus, as the ataport.sys is shown in the stack, better scan the system for possible virus infection with the following programs only.
Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller
Windows Defender Offline
Let us know the results.

fffff880`009b06e8 fffff880`00ea75b8 ataport!AtaPortWritePortUchar+0x8
fffff880`009b06f0 fffff880`00ea714d atapi!AtapiProgramTaskFile+0x64
fffff880`009b0720 fffff880`00ea6ee1 atapi!AtapiSendAtaCommand+0x131
fffff880`009b0790 fffff880`00ea6656 atapi!AtapiHandleAtaCommand+0x45
fffff880`009b07c0 fffff880`00dadf6b atapi!AtapiHwStartIo+0x66
fffff880`009b07f0 fffff800`02ed846b ataport!IdeStartCrbSynchronized+0x7b
fffff880`009b0860 fffff880`00dadeb1 nt!KeSynchronizeExecution+0x3b
fffff880`009b08a0 fffff800`02e229ce ataport!IdeStartIoCallBack+0... Read more

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So I recently opened my CPU because it was lagging and I thought maybe a little clean up might do the trick. So I softly brushed the drivers inside the CPU to get some dust off. However, when I turned on my PC, it seems that whenever I watch videos or play games, a loud crackling sound comes out from my speakers. I don't know what is causing this.

I have tried disabling my drivers (sound and display) but to no avail. However, if I mute the volume on my sound driver, the sound disappears. Which lead me to the conclusion that it might be a conflict of sound and display.

Since the problem only occured when I opened my CPU and cleaned it, it might also be a wiring problem or something.

Can someone help me on this?

A:Crackling sound in speakers when video playing/playing games/anything with graphics

Have you tried a different set of speakers? Make sure the speakers are all the way plugged into the jack.

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Hello sevenforums Community,
since about month im getting Bluescreens, which never happened before in 4 years.
It usually get the when i watch streams on twitch (which didnt happen since 1 week on my account though) or currently while playing League of Legends.
But they dont come every game, so i can for example play 4 games in a row and nothing happens or i get 3 one them in one game. Also they can come at any game time. It is kind of random to me how they appear.
The last two days I got about 7 so i really need help from u guys.
In the last two weeks i always got this message (STOP : 0x00007A (0xFFFF6FC50023598,0xFFFFFFFFC000000E,0x000000002A991880,0xFFFFF8A0046B30BE) ) without a sound and the pc didnt instantly reboot.
But the last days the Blackscreen stayed like 4 second so i couldnt see the error message on it, so i dont know if the error changed but there was this buzzing sound.

I really appreciate help (and sorry for my english skills ^^)

A:BSOD while playing videos or playing games (LoL) Error STOP : 0x00007A

An attempt was made to access a pageable (or completely invalid) address at an
interrupt request level (IRQL) that is too high. This is usually
caused by drivers using improper addresses.
If kernel debugger is available get stack backtrace.
BugCheck D1, {44, 2, 0, fffff8800406a8c1}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for athrx.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for athrx.sys
Probably caused by : athrx.sys ( athrx+5c8c1 )
Do you have the Atheros Network Adapter installed on your PC? If so, please update it and let us know.
The other dmp file wasn't too helpful - not sure if it was my windbg or if it was just corrupted.

Also can you run chkdsk?
Check Disk (chkdsk) - Read Event Viewer Log

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I inadvertantly switched on sticky keys. I have since switched it off but my backspace, arrow keys and Fn keys no longer work

A:backspace and arrow keys and Fn keys not working

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Good day sir! I am using Envy Msix touchsmart. As you can see I can't type the number six or any number because my  keyboard is not working properly. Function keys are not working also. Can you tell me how to fix this problem? I will thank you in advance. 

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Both of my shift keys have stopped working and i cant use upper and lower case with shift or use special characters with shift.  Have read other suggestions by checking on active sticky keys, which are off. Need help and instruction on how to fix problem or any other suggestion. Please and thank you, Edgar.

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I am running a P70 20ERCTO1WW (Win 7 Pro SP1) sometime in the past month or so I have had an issue with the function row. (I ran a mix of Windows and Lenovo updates about that time.) Symptoms:Mute key does not illuminate the in key LED; but the system tray volume mixer does show mute and unmute.Mic Key does not illuminate the in key LED.Fn+F1 will mute the speakers and illuminate the LED in the Mute key across the keyboard.Fn+F3 will increase volume and unmute a Fn+F1 Mute.Vol+ Key will increase volume but not unmute a Fn+F1 Mute.The in key LED were working on the Mute key and Mic key.Are the Fn+F1-F4 are operating on a lower system or hardware level?Are the Mute, Volume -/+, Mic keys on a higher OS level?Fn+F5&F6 (display brightness) are working as expected.Fn+F7 (Projector) no responseWinKey+X functions as expected.Fn+F8 (Radio) no responseThe Bluetooth radio with the Fn Key during the period of updates.This is a problem because I haven't been able to re-enable the Bluetooth radio.Fn+F9 (Config) no responseFn+F10 (Search) no responseFn+F11 (Task Switcher) no responseFn+F12 (Task Switcher) no responseThe missing LED makes it more difficult to maintain proper sound discipline.Lenovo Update and Windows Update are current. Any ideas?


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A:Fn Keys and Audio Keys not working after updates.

You probably updated the power management driver.  Its affecting a lot of people.  Its affecting OSD and Fn keys.  See below post.  The solution is to ROLL back the power management driver. 

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I have a Commodore Laptop (Argentina) and all the keys that have a FN function attached to them do not work as their normal function any more - this happened after lending the laptop to my kids....

I think it may be FN lock, but can-t find any way to unlock it.

Any ideas please.

Many thanks.

A:Keys that have FN functions on them not working as normal keys

Check the Manual on the model's Support Downloads webpage for key combo to unlock: http://www.ehow.com/how_4968993_unlo...ey-laptop.html

Try updating or reinstalling the hotkeys driver from the model's Support Downloads webpage. Driver Install - Device Manager

While there look also for any downloadable fixes for these key functions or related.

It may also be disabled in msconfig>Startup. You can google the listings there to see what they're for. Normally you only need your AV checked and the rest are freeloaders, but some models require hotkey software to be running at startup if it provides anciliiary functions like backlighting, function toggling, etc.

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The title speaks for itself, i have dump files listed below, and i would really like to fix this problem. Thank you in advance.

A:BSOD playing some games/recently playing FIFA World


Built by: 7601.18409.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.140303-2144
Debug session time: Wed Jun 25 18:40:06.502 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:09.767
BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa8007fe08f8, 0, 0}
Probably caused by : AuthenticAMD
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x124_AuthenticAMD
Built by: 7601.18409.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.140303-2144
Debug session time: Sun Jun 22 03:33:23.804 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:06.240
BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa8007be55d8, 0, 0}
Probably caused by : AuthenticAMD
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x124_AuthenticAMD
Built by: 7601.18409.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.140303-2144
Debug session time: Wed Jun 18 15:45:19.162 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:07.333
BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa8007b727c8, 0, 0}
Probably caused by : AuthenticAMD
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x124_AuthenticAMD

A "stop 0x124" is fundamentally different to many other types of bluescreens because it stems from a hardware complaint. Stop 0x124 minidumps contain very little practical information, and it is therefore necessary to approach the problem as a case of hardware in an unknown state of distress. You can read more on this error an... Read more

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Last summer I was downstairs on my pc connected to an ethernet to the router. Internet was great no problems really.. I have a twin brother who is upstairs and he used wireless he lagged alot and he only had problems if I was on my computer and that went on for a while. I have a grandfather who sat infront of me while I was on my pc and I couldnt do it so I moved upstairs but I didnt have a wireless pci adapter for my pc I had a wifi adapter which you plug in the wall to wirelessy connect to the router downstairs and I just put my pc's ethernet into the wireless adapter. I used that for a little bit until I couldnt take the high ping I was getting in game servers forcing me to just move my pc in the corner of my room and I havent been on it since. I have been playing ps4 using a wireless connect to the router downstairs. I have connection problems off and on but not every day. I today just got back on my pc and I am expieriencing constant lag and disconnection from games and discord. My router is the NightHawk AC1700 ,my Adapter is a tplink adapter. What can I do to increase my internet speeds I just dont want so much lag and horrible ping when I play my pc games with my friends.. and a reminder my router is downstairs with the modem.

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I just updated and rebuilt my PC and have reinstalled Win 7 64 bit and am constantly getting a BSOD while using the PC. Specifically while downloading/installing/playing games. I have also had the error occur just while surfing the internet.
From the program Blue Screen Viewer it seems to be caused by ntoskrnl.exe+7f1c0 and/or ntoskrnl.exe+7e769
I can not find any solution to fix this issue, I have updated drivers, I have ran the Microsoft memory checker, , I have changed out my memory, tried 2 other video cards, tried two different wireless network cards, now on wired connection, I even changed motherboards, got the errors on both SSD and HDD. The only things I haven't changed out is the PS and CPU, since I am using the PC to write this I am ruling out the CPU as the issue.

I have used Memtest86 and prime95 to test the memory and CPU, nothing is coming back with errors or issues. I did run driver verifier and got two .dmp files for some specific files but not sure what to do with those now. They are included in the attachement

It seems to be software/driver issue but I can not figure it out.

Any help would be great, thanks!

A:BSOD downloading games/playing games/using internet 0x00000007F

Your reports are not definitive and educated guess says that this is the cause of your problem
What is the asushwio.sys file?
Make a system restore point and then uninstall the associated software or update driver.

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Hello All

I have an HP Pavilion p7-1254 (at least started as that, had some stuff upgraded, explained below), AMD A6-3620 2.2Ghz Quad Core with AAHD2-HL board; save you the time of looking it up if needed. What happens is the system with will just freeze. Occasionally the audio that was playing with stutter infinitely like a skipping CD. Rarely I notice the system will stutter once or twice before totally freezing, happens in a couple seconds. But mostly, it just stops. When it freezes, the only option is to hard reboot.

I have had this problem for quite some time, probably about a year or two. At first I really didn't notice any consistency in the crashes, seems totally random. Some times it would freeze while browsing any random page, be it videos, forums, ad ridden or ad free. Any browser as well; Chrome, Firefox, IE. It also crashes when playing some games although not other games that have higher requirements; e.g. Guaranteed to crash, probably within 10 mins, if I play '8-bit Boy' on Steam (about as low res as implied) but I can go on 4 and 5 hour binges on Elder Scrolls Online or Skyrim with no crashes. I have recently noticed that YouTube videos (any video) is a guaranteed crash within a 20-30 seconds.

I have tried everything I have been able to find to do, to try and fix this issue; but none have worked. So far the hardware parts that have been replaced with new components are the RAM (now 2x4GB GEIL Enhanced Corsa PC3-12800), HDD (now 2TB WD Cavi... Read more

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Hello guys. So here is my issue i dont really know how to specific it further then this still hope it will help.

I have been getting BSOD for a while now and it's getting to the point i cant do a single thing on the computer. I did the config for dumps and so on and ended up with this RAR file with all the info i assume. I mostly get the bluescreen when i try to watch anime etc on googlechrome. It never works it's a matter of seconds before the BSOD comes. But when watching it on other browsers like opera it works just fine "mostly" even there it bluescreens from time to time. And then there is when it's most fatal, Playing onlinegames. Whenever I play online games like World of warcraft, League of Legends, Heroes of Neweart etc etc etc i risk getting bluescreens. It differs very much from game to game how often the bluescreens appear and it seems to not be preformance related since sometimes i play constantly for hours when maxing out games and pushing the computer to it's limits when it comes to frames. And still the bluescreen lies in dorment waiting for a more suitable interrupt for me. From the looks of it the bluescreen is related mostly to my operatingsystem more then commponents after i looked at the dumpfiles via "Bluescreenviewer".

I'm pretty clueless when it comes to this and i hope you guys can help me with this. also this is my first post so I maybe did this typical "bad thread", Still i hope this will get me atleast closer to... Read more

A:BSOD When playing games and playing flash player.

Hello Simon, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Please read the instructions here: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions, and post back with the needed information. One of our BSOD experts should be by afterwards to further help.

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Hello All

I have an HP Pavilion p7-1254 (at least started as that, had some stuff upgraded, explained below), AMD A6-3620 2.2Ghz Quad Core with AAHD2-HL board; save you the time of looking it up if needed. What happens is the system with will just freeze. Occasionally the audio that was playing with stutter infinitely like a skipping CD. Rarely I notice the system will stutter once or twice before totally freezing, happens in a couple seconds. But mostly, it just stops. When it freezes, the only option is to hard reboot.

I have had this problem for quite some time, probably about a year or two. At first I really didn't notice any consistency in the crashes, seems totally random. Some times it would freeze while browsing any random page, be it videos, forums, ad ridden or ad free. Any browser as well; Chrome, Firefox, IE. It also crashes when playing some games although not other games that have higher requirements; e.g. Guaranteed to crash, probably within 10 mins, if I play '8-bit Boy' on Steam (about as low res as implied) but I can go on 4 and 5 hour binges on Elder Scrolls Online or Skyrim with no crashes. I have recently noticed that YouTube videos (any video) is a guaranteed crash within a 20-30 seconds.

I have tried everything I have been able to find to do, to try and fix this issue; but none have worked. So far the hardware parts that have been replaced with new components are the RAM (now 2x4GB GEIL Enhanced Corsa PC3-12800), HDD (now 2TB WD Cavi... Read more

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Hi Guys,

I have issues with my desktop. I randomly get the bsod (kernel data inpage error). I thought it started after I installes the new ATI drivers. So I tried older drivers but without any result. After that I thought it was an issues with Win 7 64bit. So I installed 32bit. But still I get the bsdod.

can you please help?

Win 7 32 bit
oem original
hardware about two years old.
I have a new installed os.The old one started giving trouble after 2 years.

A:BSOD randomly after playing games or playing movies )

SP1 isn't installed, please do the following:

Installing Windows 7 Service Pack 1
1. Visit the PC manufacturer's website and update ALL drivers. DO NOT use Windows Update or the "Update drivers" function of Device Manager.
2. Check Device Manager for any unknown/disabled devices - if there are unknown/disabled devices, fix them with the latest drivers from the device manufacturer's website (not the PC Manufacturer)
3. Visit Windows Update and get all updates (may take repeated visits)
4. Visit Windows Update and get Service Pack 1 (usually under Important Updates). Read these notes for installing SP1: Steps to follow before you install Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 from the Microsoft Download Center
5. Visit Windows Update and get any other available updates. May take repeated visits, but keep it up until you get several "Windows is updated" results.
If you're having difficulties with installing a Service Pack, please use the SURTool from this link: What is the System Update Readiness Tool&#63;
Also, check out this troubleshooting link from Microsoft: Troubleshoot problems installing Service Pack 1 &#40;SP1&#41; for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

I have had limited success in installing updates/Service Packs when using a "clean boot". I suspect that I'm just bypassing the problem - and that it can come back to bite me in the butt later on.

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A friend of mine is having bsod issues when playing certain games, example:

Rainbox six siege,
Battlefield One (BETA)
and a few others.

Wondering if anyone can give us a clue as to the cause.

Windows Format is done, but to no avail, memtest has been run, and disk checked.

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Hello, first time poster looking for help as I can't diagnose my issue after trying numerous things. Currently when I play a game the BSOD happens randomly, I can go a whole day without it, or it can happen frequently. It happens the most when I close or exit a game, then it'll kick to a blue screen.

I really appreciate what you guys do and I hope I followed all the instructions right on how to post my logs and stuff, here's the attachment and some basic system specs:

OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64
I have reinstalled to this computer numerous times.

CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad q9550 @ 2.83 ghz

GPU: Radeon HD 5770

Mem: 4 Gigs of Memory

Motherboard: p5n32-e sli nforce 680i chipset

A:BSOD Playing various games, closing games, no overheating.

Before we can even begin to find the underlying cause you need to update the following drivers. Especially asacpi.sys. Yours is from 2005

ASACPI.sys 3/27/2005 10:30:36 PM
Lycosa.sys 1/18/2008 4:51:42 AM
nvm62x64.sys 10/17/2008 5:01:06 PM
netr28x.sys 2/25/2009 11:02:09 PM
How To Find Drivers:

- search Google for the name of the driver
- compare the Google results with what's installed on your system to figure out which device/program it belongs to
- visit the web site of the manufacturer of the hardware/program to get the latest drivers (DON'T use Windows Update or the Update driver function of Device Manager).
- if there are difficulties in locating them, post back with questions and someone will try and help you locate the appropriate program.

- - The most common drivers are listed on this page: Driver Reference Driver Reference
Driver Reference Table

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Hi my computer freezes when I play some video games and also when I play AVI files (if I play mpeg files they work just fine, no freezing at all) But the thing is when I play games or AVI files my computer will freeze randomly (5 minutes, 30 minutes, just randomly sometimes it won't freeze at all) I don't know if it's the memory or not, here are my pc specs:

Windows XP SP2
AMD Athlon 1750 Mhz
1.00 GB of RAM
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200

So if you guys can help me, it would be greatly appreciated thank you!

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Hello guys, my new PC had BSOD when playing games or playing music with window media player,
can somebody help me out? Thanks a lot

System Specs has been updated.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 3076

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: FFFFFA8007C307C8
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1


A:BSOD when playing games or playing music

Hello and welcome meteor mate I know I can dig them out of the debug stuff but some system specs are needed mate for starters
System Info - See Your System Specs

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Hey, all! So my volume keys are being strange-- the mute one is now always lit up, even if the volume is up. And when I try to increase volume, unless I hold the volume + key continuously, it mutes the volume rather than increasing. I used to be able to just tap the volume +  key and it would increase marginally. The same thing happens with volume-. I don't know if this makes sense, but it's a problem that suddenly popped up and I'm not sure why! Thanks

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Hi, thanx for ur time in reading this. My laptop keyboard suddenly stopped working, some number keys an some character keys not working. But my biggest problem is the letters, you see:a = aqs = swd = def = frj = juk = kil = loetc.And i checked there is no dust or anything under the keyboard! PLEASE HELP!

A:How to fix HP G61 keyboard? some keys not working some keys ...

Hi, Try the following. Shut down the notebook, unplug the AC Adapter and then remove the battery.  Hold  down the Power button for 30 seconds.  Re-insert the battery and plug in the AC Adapter. Tap away at the esc key as you start the notebook to launch the Start-up Menu and then select f10 to enter the bios menu.  Press f5 to load the defaults ( this is sometimes f9, but the menu at the bottom will show the correct key ), use the arrow keys to select 'Yes' and hit enter.  Press f10 to save the setting and again use the arrow keys to select 'Yes' and hit enter. Regards, DP-K

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i have certain games where i need to press several keys at the same time, but when i click and hold too many keys, my computer does that annoying beeping thing and it locks the keyboard so then you gotta release all the keys or at least a few of them. im sure you all know what im talkin about, every gamer has experienced it. anyway, is there a way to turn this crap off? so that i can press as many keys as i want and it wont stop me from doing it?

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