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My Keyboard has gone shortcut crazy!! look at my hijack.log

Q: My Keyboard has gone shortcut crazy!! look at my hijack.log

Hello, I'm new to this forum, but I hope someone can help me. Lately my keyboard has been really acting up, all of my keys seem to be shortcuts to stuff.. example: D=kicks me out of any window i have open and takes me to desktop. My windows start key keeps opening itself, my cursor will all of the sudden dissapear and reapear on other side of desktop. The main problem is the keyboard..all the keys seem to be shortcuts to something. i can only type in CAPS. The problem starts right when I turn on the comp, then after like 30mins..it stops. Here is my hijacklog file. Someone please help. Thanks

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 10:56:43 AM, on 1/7/2005
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_01\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Shared Components\Guardian\CMGrdian.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\QuickClean\Plguni.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Share-to-Web\hpgs2wnd.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Utilities\SYSDOC32.EXE
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Share-to-Web\hpgs2wnf.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Avsynmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\Program Files\Speed Disk\nopdb.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\VsStat.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Vshwin32.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Firewall\CPD.EXE
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Firewall\CPD.EXE
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Network Associates\McShield\Mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Avconsol.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Macromedia\Fireworks MX\Fireworks.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Mario Cubas\My Documents\Dl Programs\HijackThis.exe

O1 - Hosts: search.netscape.com12.129.205.209 sitefinder.verisign.com
O2 - BHO: Yahoo! Companion BHO - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\COMPAN~1\Installs\cpn\ycomp5_3_12_0.dll
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: NavErrRedir Class - {5D60FF48-95BE-4956-B4C6-6BB168A70310} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
O3 - Toolbar: McAfee VirusScan - {ACB1E670-3217-45C4-A021-6B829A8A27CB} - C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\VSCShellExtension.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: &Yahoo! Companion - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\COMPAN~1\Installs\cpn\ycomp5_3_12_0.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [UpdReg] C:\WINDOWS\UpdReg.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Jet Detection] "C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy\PROGRAM\ADGJDet.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CTStartup] C:\Program Files\Creative\Splash Screen\CTEaxSpl.EXE /run
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_01\bin\jusched.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HPDJ Taskbar Utility] C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb07.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [McAfee Guardian] "C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Shared Components\Guardian\CMGrdian.exe" /SU
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Imonitor] "C:\Program Files\McAfee\QuickClean\Plguni.exe" /START
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ViewMgr] C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe /STARTUP
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_EMC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HPHmon04] C:\WINDOWS\System32\hphmon04.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HPHUPD04] "C:\Program Files\HP Photosmart 11\hphinstall\UniPatch\hphupd04.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Share-to-Web Namespace Daemon] C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Share-to-Web\hpgs2wnd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LimeShop] javaw -cp "C:\Program Files\LimeShop\System\Code" Main lp: "C:\Program Files\LimeShop"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [TaskTray] "C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy\TaskBar\CTLTray.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [TaskBar] "C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy\TaskBar\CTLTask.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MsnMsgr] "C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe" /background
O4 - Startup: PowerReg Scheduler.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Gamma Loader.exe.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Calibration\Adobe Gamma Loader.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Gamma Loader.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Calibration\Adobe Gamma Loader.exe
O4 - Global Startup: InterVideo WinCinema Manager.lnk = C:\Program Files\InterVideo\Common\Bin\WinCinemaMgr.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OSA.EXE
O4 - Global Startup: Norton System Doctor.lnk = C:\Program Files\Norton Utilities\SYSDOC32.EXE
O4 - Global Startup: SATARaid.lnk = ?
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmsearch.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Yahoo! Search - file:///C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycsrch.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Backward Links - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmbacklinks.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Cached Snapshot of Page - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmcache.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office10\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O8 - Extra context menu item: LimeShop Preferences - file://C:\Program Files\LimeShop\System\Temp\limeshop_script0.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Similar Pages - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmsimilar.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Translate into English - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmtrans.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Web Rebates - file://C:\Program Files\Web_Rebates\Sy1150\Tp1150\scri1150a.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! &Dictionary - file:///C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycdict.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! &Maps - file:///C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycdict.htm
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_01\bin\npjpi142_01.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_01\bin\npjpi142_01.dll
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {4528BBE0-4E08-11D5-AD55-00010333D0AD} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\yhexbmes0521.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Yahoo! Messenger - {4528BBE0-4E08-11D5-AD55-00010333D0AD} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\yhexbmes0521.dll
O9 - Extra button: ICQ Pro - {6224f700-cba3-4071-b251-47cb894244cd} - C:\Program Files\ICQ\ICQ.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: ICQ - {6224f700-cba3-4071-b251-47cb894244cd} - C:\Program Files\ICQ\ICQ.exe
O9 - Extra button: AIM - {AC9E2541-2814-11d5-BC6D-00B0D0A1DE45} - C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
O9 - Extra button: ICQ Lite - {B863453A-26C3-4e1f-A54D-A2CD196348E9} - C:\Program Files\ICQLite\ICQLite.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: ICQ Lite - {B863453A-26C3-4e1f-A54D-A2CD196348E9} - C:\Program Files\ICQLite\ICQLite.exe
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\MSMSGS.EXE
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\MSMSGS.EXE
O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
O16 - DPF: {00B71CFB-6864-4346-A978-C0A14556272C} (Checkers Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/msgrchkr.cab
O16 - DPF: {39B0684F-D7BF-4743-B050-FDC3F48F7E3B} (FilePlanet Download Control Class) - http://dev-www.fileplanet.com/fpdlmgr/cabs/FPDC_1_0_0_35.cab
O16 - DPF: {4D7F48C0-CB49-4EA6-97D4-04F4EACC2F3B} (InstallShield Setup Player 2K2) - http://www.napster.com/client/setup.exe
O16 - DPF: {4F1E5B1A-2A80-42CA-8532-2D05CB959537} (MSN Photo Upload Tool) - http://by16fd.bay16.hotmail.msn.com/resources/MsnPUpld.cab
O16 - DPF: {67914C73-6B13-4365-8052-06C1C765CD20} (UAClientControl Control) - http://www.ultimatearena.com/UAClientControl.ocx
O16 - DPF: {8E0D4DE5-3180-4024-A327-4DFAD1796A8D} (MessengerStatsClient Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/MessengerStatsClient.cab
O16 - DPF: {90C9629E-CD32-11D3-BBFB-00105A1F0D68} (InstallShield International Setup Player) - http://www.napster.com/client/isetup.cab
O16 - DPF: {AE1C01E3-0283-11D3-9B3F-00C04F8EF466} (HeartbeatCtl Class) - http://fdl.msn.com/zone/datafiles/heartbeat.cab
O16 - DPF: {E504EE6E-47C6-11D5-B8AB-00D0B78F3D48} (Yahoo! Webcam Viewer Wrapper) - http://chat.yahoo.com/cab/yvwrctl.cab
O16 - DPF: {EF791A6B-FC12-4C68-99EF-FB9E207A39E6} (McFreeScan Class) - http://download.mcafee.com/molbin/iss-loc/vso/en-us/tools/mcfscan/2,0,0,4389/mcfscan.cab
O16 - DPF: {F04A8AE2-A59D-11D2-8792-00C04F8EF29D} (Hotmail Attachments Control) - http://by16fd.bay16.hotmail.msn.com/activex/HMAtchmt.ocx
O16 - DPF: {F58E1CEF-A068-4C15-BA5E-587CAF3EE8C6} (MSN Chat Control 4.5) - http://chat.msn.com/bin/msnchat45.cab
O23 - Service: AVG7 Alert Manager Server - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Update Service - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
O23 - Service: AVSync Manager - Network Associates, Inc. - C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Avsynmgr.exe
O23 - Service: Creative Service for CDROM Access - Creative Technology Ltd - C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exe
O23 - Service: iPod Service - Apple Computer, Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
O23 - Service: McAfee Firewall - Network Associates, Inc. - C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Firewall\CPD.EXE
O23 - Service: McShield - Unknown - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Network Associates\McShield\Mcshield.exe
O23 - Service: Norton Unerase Protection - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Display Driver Service - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
O23 - Service: Pml Driver HPH11 - HP - C:\WINDOWS\System32\HPHipm11.exe
O23 - Service: Speed Disk service - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Speed Disk\nopdb.exe

Preferred Solution: My Keyboard has gone shortcut crazy!! look at my hijack.log

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: My Keyboard has gone shortcut crazy!! look at my hijack.log

Download SpywareBlaster from here:

Install and run SpywareBlaster. Click on "Updates" and then choose "Check for updates". Next choose "Protection" and at the top you will see different tabs which are Internet Explorer, Restricted sites and Mozilla/Firefox. Choose one of them at a time and at the bottom click "Protect Against Checked Items" (make sure that all of the items are checked). Tick the boxes above the items. Make sure you do this for all of the top tabs. Mozilla/Firefox you only need to do if you have the user profiles on your computer. You may now exit out of SpywareBlaster.

Download Ad-Aware SE from here:

Install and run Ad-Aware SE. On the bottom right corner of Ad-Aware you will see an option called "Check for updates now", click on that and choose "connect". Download the updates. Next click on "Scan now" on the left side of Ad-Aware. Make sure that "Search for negligible risk entries" is crossed out and not ticked. Choose "Perform full system scan" and click "Next". After Ad-Aware scans your computer, Ad-Aware may find some bad files on your computer so make sure you tick them all and choose "Next". It will ask if you want to remove those items so just continue. After removing the items close Ad-Aware.

Download VX2 Cleaner plugin for Ad-Aware:

Install and run Ad-Aware. Click on "Add-ons" and choose "VX2 Cleaner" then "Run Tool". After running the tool, exit out of Ad-Aware.

Download Spybot S&D from here:

Install and run Spybot S&D. Choose "Search for updates". Next choose "Download updates". After that, choose "Search and Destroy" and click on "Check for problems". If Spybot finds any nasties on your computer, make sure that they are ticked and choose "Fix selected problems".

Download PeperFix from here:

Go to My Computer and click on the "Tools" tab at the top. Click on "View" and under the "Hidden files and folders" tab, put a green dot next to "Show hidden files and folders".

Run PeperFix and click on "Find and Fix".

Make sure you do ALL of the above.

Restart your computer and post a fresh HijackThis log back on this thread.

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A:Launch new instance of program through keyboard shortcut on desktop shortcut

Nobody? =)

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Hi. I recently purchased a Toshiba Satellite Click 2 Pro and at the top, two of the keys increase/decrease the screen brightness (much like two of the keys at the top of a Mac do the same). Well, I discovered that if I press the key to decrease the screen brightness too quickly and bring it down all the way to the lowest brightness and keep clicking, it turns off the keyboard! As in, none of the keyboard keys will work anymore.
The only way I know of to fix it is to restart the keyboard. I'm wondering if there's a way to 1) disable the fact that it does this, and 2) find a way to turn the keyboard back on without restarting the computer, since it is, quite frankly, annoying when I have three word documents and about 10 browser tabs open. I can't figure out how to disable/stop this one key by using the keyboard settings/ toggling the hotkeys/etc.
Honestly, I'm not even sure if this is a Windows 8 issue or Toshiba issue. Has anyone else had this problem?

A:Keyboard shortcut locks up keyboard (Toshiba Satellite)

If under warranty, return this to the store ASAP for replacement/repair. There's not much we can recommend you do, hardware-wise, that you can do and not void the warranty.
I suspect the keyboard may be sticking,,, you can try another USB KB for troubleshooting though. Plug in the USB KB and see if that behavior is duplicated using that KB.
Let us know

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I am using a HP Mini 210-1076NR. does any one know of a keyboard shortcut to get to top of page???

A:need keyboard shortcut

hi robertof1964, and welcome to sevenforums,

has your machine got a 'Home' key?

it might be fn-left arrow - at least it is on my mini 311

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in IE 6 to open a link in a new browser window I could either right click the link and select open in new window OR hold the shift key while left clicking on the link...

In IE 7 I can right click on a link and select open in new tab. Is there a keyboard shortcut to do this?


A:Keyboard shortcut

Ctrl+click works for me


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How can I change the default a keyboard shortcut
The key combo I used in XP was win+alt+2
But...this combo in Win7 is used to "Open the Jump List for the program pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number"

Is there any way of changing this default key combo to do nothing so my HotKeys program can take over and do what I had it set to do in XP?

I have HotKeys set to play a set of keystrokes

A:Keyboard shortcut

What do you want this shortcut to do?

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Hi, I hope someone can help me, i'm running windows 8.1 32 bit. My question is,is it possible to allocate a couple of keys to set up a keyboard shortcut. eg on my iPhone and iPad i have set "zz" to automatically fill in my email address.

Is there a similar way of doing this on my laptop.

All ideas comments most welcome.

Regards Dominic

A:Keyboard Shortcut

All ideas comments most welcome.

Do you have---

a hot key utility---

or from properties---

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hi I'm using a new pc i cannot find how to do the shortcut for at .com it is a querty board its not using the same keys as on other pcs
appreciate any help

A:shortcut for at on keyboard

shift + 2 on my keyboard. Are you saying that key combo doesn't give you a @

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1) Is there a W7 shortcut that will select a sentence or a full line?
2) Is there a GOOD keyboard shortcut quick reference sheet anyone has found?

I have done several searches on the two above, and I feel like those people in the commercial that run a search and start spouting off tangent information after tangent information...


A:Keyboard Shortcut(s)

In answer to your questions:

I think this might be what you're looking for, it's not the most elegant of shortcuts but it'll do the job:

Quote: Originally Posted by http://www.disability.uiuc.edu/infotechaccess/training/ms-word/win-sc-word7-selecting.html#selecting%20a%20word,%20sentence%20or%20paragraph

Three steps to select the word, sentence or paragraph the cursor is on

Be sure the cursor is within the word, sentence or paragraph you want to select.
Press F8 until the text you want to select is highlighted.
To deselect press ESCand then a cursor key.

Have a look at Keyboard shortcuts for a full list of Windows 7 Keybopard Shorcuts.


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I've gotten REALLY annoyed, because lately I've been accidently holding ctrl and scrolling with my mouse wheel.... I hate that shortcut! Is there any way to change the shortcuts?

Yellow dudes trying to save yellow dude friend (one yellow dude betrayed the others)... I'm bored...

A:I Need Keyboard Shortcut Help...

Hello and welcome to TSF

I have had a look around and I cant seem to find anything.

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I have Windows 7 on my computer. Generally in order to shut down the computer you have to click Start and ?shut down?. Does anyone know of a KEYBOARD shortcut (i.e., where you would press a combination of keys) for shutting down the computer? Thank you very much. Murrar

A:keyboard shortcut

Hi Murrar,
Push and hold Alt and f4 at the same time in till a window pops up and you will have a few options

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Have searched for an answer to this seemingly simple question,but came up empty handed!Is there a keyboard shortcut for a middle click? My mouse only has two buttons and I can't master clicking them simultaneously (because of a dexterity issue).

A:Keyboard Shortcut

Check out this program. www.geocities.com/pronto4u/mouseemulator.html

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i run XP home edition. in the last few days,for some reason,the shortcut i use for completing website addresses-pressing ctrl/enter to add the 'www' and'com' has stopped working .i have not altered any settings or installed any new programmes.
any ideas?

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I would like to add a keyboard shortcut for Command Prompt (CMD), for example if I to have it as [Win+C] or something similar.
Is this possible?

A:How to add a keyboard shortcut

You can navigate to "%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Windows System", right click the Command Prompt shortcut then assign a keyboard shortcut.

Shortcuts - Assign a Keyboard Shortcut to in Windows 8

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I'd like to assign a keystroke to one of my mouse buttons that will launch Windows Explorer.

The Windows key + E launches computer in Windows Explorer which would be fine. However, Logitech SetPoint Settings wont let me map the Windows key.

Another option was to create a shortcut of "computer" on the desktop and then right click>properties and make a custom keystroke assignment for that shortcut. Problem with that is, the shortcut has to be actually on the desktop for it to work. I don't want that either.

So, any suggestions would be awesome. I know I'm probably missing something simple. Thanks in advance.

A:Keyboard Shortcut?

Never mind. I solved it myself by looking at this tutorial.

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Does anyone know of a keyboard short cut to put the computer to 'work offline'. Just would like to stop having to open IE or OE to make that selection.
Thanks in advance if you are able to give us a hint.

A:keyboard shortcut

I'm not really sure this is what you're looking for, but maybe a soulution

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hey just a little curisoity...is it possible to create a 4 key keyboard shortcut?

the reason...i want to use my keyboard to shutdown my computer and dont accidentaly want to hit it....

BTW i already have a short cut on my desktop(gonna move that somewhere DEEP...
EDIT is there any way to make a two letter one like say i want to use ctrl + W + Z is there any way to do that?

A:4 key keyboard shortcut

There's a 3 key shortcut already. Note: do not keep each key pressed when you press the next one. Press one, release it..press the next, release it..etc..Windows Logo Key > U > UIf you notice when you hit the Windows Logo Key (and the Start Menu comes up), the u in "Turn off computer" is underlined. Pressing U does the action that has U underlined (like hitting Alt + some letter in any application). Hit U again, the u in "Turn off" is also underlined, so it performs that action (shutdown). Pressing R here instead of U would do a Restart.Note: The letters you have to hit to do this vary by version of Windows....the way you access "Power Button Actions" for Vista and Windows 7 are slightly different.

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Is there any way in Windows 7 that I could set up a keyboard shortcut that would paste a short predefined text field at the point of the cursor?

A:How can I set up a keyboard shortcut.

Welcome LeeInMo. It's actually quite easy with AutoHotkey. You can write a simple script to paste a line of text when you press a key combo, such as Ctrl+D, etc. (just don't use keys that windows uses like Ctrl+c, tec. )


AutoHotkey Tutorial: Macro and Hotkey Creation

for instance, you can use a letter not used by windows that starts your sentence

Send I want to put this text here (Just an example, the bold area would be the text string you desire)


Send Leave the door open when you leave (Just an example, the bold area would be the text string you desire)

You can string several together if you have several lines of text you use often, you just have to remember what the hotkey combo is

Send Install the font
Send Life is a beach
Send Ship to customer
Send Modify as needed
Send Golfballs have dimples
Send Request more information
Send Always talk to your manager first
Send Useless information
Send Technicians must be present
Send Diagnose problems
Send Night time is dark
Send Black is slimming
Send Quietly slink away
Send Knead the dough
Send Just about anything
You get the idea The return creates a return for a space.

A Guy

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On my desktop I can hold control and press enter and the browser (IE) automatically adds the 'www.' and the '.com. around what I write. My Laptop is not doing this... Not a huge problem but its really bugging me.. lo.

Thanks alotr guys, guys!

A:IE Keyboard Shortcut

What make of laptop is it??

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Click this imgur image above to understand what I am talking about

I made some shortcuts to things like web sites and files.

I hit the window key and microsoft onenote and files come up. I really want files to show up on top because that is where my cursor (not the right word?) starts. This forces me to have to scroll down to files and click on the right shortcut which almost defeats the purpose of having a shortcut that can be accessed rapidly with a shortcut

Let's say my shortcut is "electronics youtube channel"
Unfortunatley if the words electronics youtube channel are somewhere in oneote, onenote will appear on top like in the picture. Now I must scroll down or move my cursor to Files whereas if Files was on top, then the name of the shortcut "electronics youtube channel" woudl have been on the top, I could have just pushed enter

If electronics youtube channel words don't show up in onenote, there is no Microsoft Onenote in the picture so Files appears first on top and the shortcut is usually the first thing that I am on. Then I can simply push the enter button and go to the shortcut.

Basically here is the summary of the entire post:
- I want to just go to a website or a document without having to move my mouse or click on things on the desktop. I want to hit the windows button, type the name of the shortcut to that website or document, have it appear on the top of the start menu because I remember what I called the shorcut and I ... Read more

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I use several keyboard shortcuts to start various programs, etc. I have one to access the A: drive - it is Ctrl + Alt + A.

When I try this shortcut now, I get the error message titled, Problem with Shortcut "The drive or network connection that the shortcut 'A Drive.lnk' refers to is unavailable. Make sure that the disc is properly inserted or the network resource is available, and then try again".

This happens with any floppy disc I try & yet they allopen fine in My Computer or WIndows Explorer.

Anyone got any ideas to resolve this niggle?

Best wishes to you all.


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i have a compaq presario laptop and this afternoon while typing the keyboard suddenly took on a life of it's own. now when i the letter a, it types 'a, and when i type the letter f it types 5f, the return key types / and other keys are not what they appear to be. anyone out there have any words of wisdom for me? i am at a loss.
thanks, sue

A:crazy keyboard

The keyboard sounds like the controller has died. CAn you test with another keyboard and if that works buy a new one. New (cheap) keyboards are only about $10 / 5 from anywhere (even walmart)

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I'm feeling dumb, I screwed up my keyboard and don't know how exactly I did it. This is my first laptop and I wanted to "print screen." I didn't know where the function key was...so I started randomly hitting combinations of keys with the END/PRTSC button in hopes it would work. My thought was, "maybe something is different with this computer." Typing this is a chore because my page will randomly scroll, the curser jumps around, sometimes my pages close or other pages open. I'm thinking it is something simple but nothing I am aware of. It is NOT related to mouse sensitivity, believe me I tried that first. Could someone please help? Thanks.

A:Keyboard going crazy

You might try taking out the keyboard and re-installing it, or replacing it entirely... Here's an example video:


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Dell Studio 1747 on Win 10 Pro. Keyboard acting crazy. No spills, drips, or chocolate mess.
About every 5th time I log into my PC, the KBD does not respond for PWD. Neither does my bluetooth KBD when I turn it on. The only solution is either reboot or use the on-screen KBD. No apparent driver updates. No interference from the bluetooth as it is usually off. Once logged in, all KBDs work fine.

What gives oh wise Dell experts?

A:Keyboard Crazy!

This is a system that may not be fully compatible with Windows 10, do you know if you had this problem before installing Windows 10?
Barring Windows 10 from being the problem on a lot of systems if you end up tapping one or more keys at the boot process it can hang the keyboard until Windows boots.  If  this is happening without pressing any of the keys then you may want to consider resetting the bios to defaults and see if the problem continues.  Enter the bios (hold the shift key while clicking restart and choose bios) choose the exit tab and choose set to defaults and then save changes and reboot.  You may want to consider updating the BIOS if you dont already have the latest revision A14. 
If this is something that only started happening after updating to Win 10 you may have your answer there. Otherwise I would look at the problem having to do with the BIOS.


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while getting tech help from microsoft to try and get my presenter mouse to work in power point, they started downloading vista service pack 1. I have been using Visa Business for abou 6 months with no problems. They did this because a newer Vista driver for my mouse had neveR been installed and it would not insall so they upgraded the service pack. But it crashed. and when I finally got it running, the right half of my keyboard produces the wrong symbols. If I hold down The blue fn key most of he letters are correct. It is driving me crazy just typing THis. help! I've run a registry cleaner, rebooted, etc. any thoughts?


could it be the regional settings for your keyboard are somehow incorrect? go to START>CONTROL PANNEL>REGIONAL & LANGUAGE>KEYBOARDS & LANGUAGES(tab at the top). See if the settings are for your correct region ect?

Hope this helps.

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I can type some letters but on others when I type i comes up as different letters or numbers or even repeated letters or numbers, also the scroll sometimes starts to scroll on certain letters, like the arrows are being pressed or something. I have tried different keyboards, so I dont believe that is the problem, there must be something in the system please help.

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Hi guys. I have a really odd problem thats bugging me. me and my GFs pcs are hooked up in the same room. Now her keyboard has been working fine up until tonight we got in and she tries to log in and check her email. After a bit of frustration we notice that her keyboard is behaving VERY oddly. Every time we press a key on her keyboard 2 presses are recorded. This happens with ANY key. KKIINNDD OOFF LLIIKKEE TTHHIISS.. So we think damn it the keyboards buggered, but heres the weird thing. I tried her keyboard in MY pc and it works perfectly! So I guess that rules out her keys not working! After, I tried my keyboard in her pc and it works fine as well!!!!! I just dont get this. The only combination that doesnt work is her pc/keyboard. I know we could switch keyboards but I'd rather not do this as I'm used to my keyboard and want to use my own.
Does anyone have any idea how to sort this one or what might be happening?



A:Help with crazy keyboard!!

Maybe a Driver Issue?

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I'm using a Sony Vaio VGN-FZ31M laptop and have unexpectedly encountered a problem.

Out of nowhere my keyboard has gone crazy. The top line seems to be fine but characters in the bottom two lines, including symbols, are not being generated properly.

eg. I press 'a' it comes out 'x' etc. In some cases it is coming out with double letters, eg., 'd' generates 'ad'.

The problem came on very suddenly and I can't work out what is causing it. It's not num lock or keyboard layout or any of the obvious things. Do you think this sounds like a hardware issue (I'm thinking liquid spillage into the keyboard, though I do not recall doing this) or some kind of virus/malfunction?

I'd really appreciate any help.

A:Keyboard gone crazy?

Sounds like a failed membrane...laptop KB's are very tricky to fix due to their small size, try an external USB keyboard and see if that does the same

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I've got an HP machine running Windows 98. It keeps doing the following:

- Inserting returns or digits when I type something
- launching another program when I use the ALT or CTRL or SHIFT keys
- skipping down the page at times when a DELETE or BACKSPACE key is hit

pretty weird stuff but makes some work impossible at times. Occasionally shutting down the machine and starting up again will fix it *in part* or temporarily

obviously, I will never again buy an HP - but what's causing this and how might I fix it? any suggestions appreciated!


A:keyboard gone crazy!

You probably need a new keyboard as the keys are dirty and sticky, but it's possible the connector is damaged.

Have you tried shutting down, and removing the connector and then reseating it snugly?

You can also try going to the device manager and removing the keyboard from there. It *should* be redetected on startup and the drivers reinstalled.

.... welcome to TSG ....

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I`m running a compaq presario with an internet keyboard. XP Home
is my OS, for some reason my keyboard has gone wacky when I type the letter
g nothing happens
I type k and pk appears. I have uninstalled the driver and then plugged it back in
and restarted, I checked for driver updates but found none. Any suggestions?
Thanks in advance.

A:Keyboard gone crazy

did someone spill some liquids on it ?

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Not sure if this is the right place for this posting but I have pretty much come to my wits end.
So a couple days ago my cursor started going nuts. It is most visible when I am writing. It just wants to scroll to the left all the time, which makes it impossible to type. I have reinstalled my touchpad driver several times, turned it off and used an external mouse and still have the problem.
There is also the issue when I use menus, it scrolls up and there is pretty much nothing I can do exit the application and then try again. It happens in every application on my computer so I am pretty sure it is the keyboard at this point.
I checked to make sure the drivers are up to date and they are. I am using an ACER 6920 with vista 32bit home premium.

Any help would be great. Thanks

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do you have another computer around you that has a wireless keyboard or mouse that used a USB ?? if so then the signals my be getting crossed, change one of the computer to a corded mouse if that is the case.. if not the case then your computer has a hardware problem instead..good luck

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My keyboard has gone bananas. When you type m it says b, when you type l it says 3, etc. And sometimes a key will make a window pop up or the date come up. I am not at this computer at the moment which is why I can type. I did unplug the keyboard from the cpu and replug and it worked ok, then I shut down and again back to same problem. I scanned for virus, but my software is fairly old and I need to update but I didn't think that is really what the problem is. Could be, but I will update tonite. The other thing is that my husband plays this one game and everytime he does either our monitor won't communicate with the cpu for a while or now the keyboard and it only seems to happen when he plays that stupid game. Help me fix it please! Thanks so much!

A:Keyboard is crazy

Hello! 1. Type of computer. 2. Kind of keyboard (if you know) 3. What game?? By type of computer, need also to know Win98 or 95? Processor? Brand name? i.e. Compaq? Someone, even myself may be able to help. Post back. Thanks

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This just started. When I hit key for one letter, somethlng else displays. It's a Logitech cordless MK320. Here's what happens. I typed a to z and this is what shows. BTW, typing this using the osk command in run.
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Computer specs would be helpful. But if this a desktop have you tried a different keyboard to see if the keyboard itself is bad. Also since it wireless have you tried new batteries?

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All of a sudden without warning my keyboard will do weird things.

typing u will open Ease of Access Centre
typing b remove the current window from active

Opening the onscreen keyboard will return things to normal.

Also when typing it will (on occasion) repeat a letter/number/space about 10 times and I have to wait a few seconds before I can tpye again.

Is this a Vista thing? and how do I stop it ?


A:Crazy Keyboard

laptop? Desktop? is the keyboard a PS2 or is it a USB? As far as the question of it being a Vista thing I have never heard of them adding a 10 time repeating charachter "feature"...

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When I type the character @... I am getting " instead, and vice versa... this is a brand new keyboard...yet I got this one as the other keyboard did the same...
is it a problem on my computer...?
Please help to clear this problem up...

A:Keyboard going crazy...?

Is it a foreign keyboard? What language do you have your keyboard set to? Mine does that, but I go between Spanish and English.......

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The tittle pretty much says it all - i want to activate a keyboard shotcut at windows startup. The keyboard shotcut should point to a file on my computer.

So far i've tried to make a shortcut to a file on my computer and then assign a key combination to it. The problem is that the key combination somehow doesen't work if i restart the computer, so i have to recreate the shortcut everytime i close the computer.

So i hope that you can help me activate a keyboard shortcut at windows startup

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A convenient shortcut has stopped working. Formerly pressing Shift + 1 sent the cursor to the right hand end of the line.
Shift + 7 sent the cursor to the left hand end of the line.
This has stopped working both in Word 2000 and in OE6.
Would appreciate advice.
And in general would appreciate being pointed to a source of keyboard shortcuts and instructions on how to install them.
Thank you.

A:Word2000 keyboard shortcut

Try this link. http://office.microsoft.com/assistance/

If I try Shift + 1 I get !
If I try Shift + 7 I get &
I use a NON US Keyboard....

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Is There a Keyboard Shortcut to enable going to the next page of a website so I don't have to use the mouse. I don't mean using the right-click forward & back menu.......

Thanks bunches...

A:Is There a Keyboard Shortcut to enable.......

Here is a site that lists the internet explorer keybord commands.http://malektips.com/internet_explorer_6_keyboard_0005.htmlHope this helps!

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Well , I'm a coder and I'm having problems typing and typing the same words over and over again ,
If I wish to know that any kind of Windows 7 Application , gadget , etc etc
can be installed on my computer to set Word Shortcuts ,
if anyone have know that kind of application .
Please reply
Thanks in advance

A:Keyboard Shortcut Typer ?

A Microsoft Sidewinder Keyboard is great for this type of stuff as I would know as I currently have it. There is also an X6 version of this keyboard but many reviews I have read said X4 was better.
However if you're not looking to buy a new keyboard a program such as Clavier+ should be fine.

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UPDATE: This is working differently than what I'd thought. Here is the revised description.

I have a Chicony multimedia keyboard with an Email button. When Internet Explorer 8 has the focus, the Email key on the keyboard does not work. If I switch to any other app, including Windows Explorer, the email button opens Outlook Express. But if IE is in the foreground, then the Email key does not work.

Any ideas?

A:Multimedia Keyboard Shortcut

Reinstall the keyboard software.

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could someone help me with the keyboard shortcuts to add a signature in outlook 2007?
i've googled but its getting too complex, thanks in adv.

A:signature keyboard shortcut

Hello Koolkat,

I believe that it's:

Alt - I - S


Alt - N - S

...then select the signature.

Hope this helps,

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is there any way to assign a shortcut to this action?
"expand/collapse to show local and remote sites"

thanx, fade

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I can not use the . or del key on the numeric pad of the keyboard, everytime I try to use it to do calcalations etc it opens a web page in internet explorer, I also have this webpage as a shortcut on my desktop. I am running Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 3 (build 2600). Dell Dimension C521 with the Dell Keyboard supplied. Thanks for any help!

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Hi,I used to have a keyboard shortcut to my screensaver but now It's not working.

I have tried and tried to make another one but have had no success.

I have done the google search for the answer but no help there.

I have a shortcut to one screensaver on my desktop and made a keyboard shortcut to it.

I have tried finding the screensaver folder in explorer but no luck there.

I have tried a multitude of searches on net and explorer,I have tried many keyboard shortcuts to the files I find to .scr but no luck.

Now I am asking here.

How to make a keyboard shortcut to the scrensaver .

A:Keyboard shortcut to screensaver

The .exe (or .scr) for it is on system32 folder. Make a shortcut to that when you find the specific one.

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I currently use the following method to set up keyboard shortcuts in xp; I create a shortcut for the application exe or file I want to open, right click it, properties, shortcut tab and then create the shortcut. I am wondering if there are any alternative ways to create keyboard shortcuts to open certian files. The problem I have with this method are:

* I have to create a shortcut to the file which I don't want to do.
* The shortcut I create must be alt + ctrl + whatever and I would like to have more options
* The method often doesn't work (it isn't currently working for me). It seems that various applications can interfere with the shortcuts and problems can persist after the offending application is closed. In my case the offending application is "Texter."

Thanks in advance.

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Is there a keyboard shortcut available that will force the currently selected window to jump to a certain position? And not Alt-Tab. I can select it fine, I want it to move physically.

A:Keyboard Shortcut required

See if there is anything in this MS KB to help - Keyboard shortcuts for Windows

Also - Keyboard shortcuts

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