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Esc unnresponsive

Q: Esc unnresponsive

Whenever I am in a game, about 90% of the time the esc key won't work. I will press it and nothing will happen, this also goes the same for most function buttons (f1, f2, f3 etc.). You can imagine this is very frustrating, as it makes it a lot harder to perform tasks, most of the time impossible. I have read different sources online that say it has to do with different programs open but I've tried closing my different applications and still to no avail. I'd also prefer a permanent solution rather than having to do that every time.

OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-5015U CPU @ 2.10GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 61 Stepping 4
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8107 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 231 GB (138 GB Free);
Motherboard: Acer, ZORO_BH
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated

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