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Yoga 910: Can I "double" the Shift Key?

Q: Yoga 910: Can I "double" the Shift Key?

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I have seen posts regarding how to switch the PgUp with the right Shift key to correct the bad design of the keyboard (seriously very irritating!!!). But I was wondering if instead I can duplicate the Shift and use the PgUp as a shift as well and not using a PgUp (which I rarely use anyway). 

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Hi, I have a problem with the shift keys in my v130-15ikb new laptop. Since I bought the laptop, the same issue, both shift keys dont work propperly. when i press the left shift, it gives me the [ sign and when i press the right shift gives me the \ sign. I have tried everything, change keyboard layout, from Uk keyboard to US. Ive reinstalled my windows 10 several times. Ive upgraded the bios. uninstalled the keyboard drivers and installed them again. tried to remap the keyboard keys with a keyboard remapper program, but nothing, please, help me.

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Hi,after a month of using the laptop yoga 920 the right shift key just break off. The litle legs are broken.The official service won't accept this repair under guarantee, sins the keys are not just falling off.Now I'm looking for replacement key, but my model is not listet at any 'key replasment' sites.And I have evropean version of the laptop, to my knowlage the right shift key is diferent (smaller).Where can I get the replasment key?Thanks Samo

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While the Community had a solution for the poor placement of the Right Shift Key on the 710, it cannot be applied on the 910. After installing KeyTweak and attempting to run it, I received "Run-time error '380': Invalid property value." I worked with Best Buy's Geek Squad for hours. They tried every keyboard remapping tool they knew of, and nothing worked. Since we know there can be a relatively easy software fix to this problem -- which is clearly angering many customers, and presumably hurting Lenovo's revenues and reputation -- could Lenovo Tech Support or Product Management please provide the fix?  

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Hopefully this post helps those looking for fixes for the right shift key and fan noise problems that keep the Yoga 910 from becoming a great laptop. And this post should help by not having to read through pages of posts. I am not taking any credit for these solutions, but instead listing the ones that worked for me. And will give credit were credit is due. My Yoga is now running very quiet with the fan seldom running in medium or high mode. My laptop:Yoga 910-13IKB LaptopRAM 16 GBHD 512 GBDisplay 4KBIOS Version 2JCN34WWWindows 10 Home 64 bit fully updated 19 JAN 2017Lenovo drivers fully updated 19 JAN 2017 Check your BIOS versionRun CMD, type wmic bios get smbiosbiosversion Identify your Lenovohttp://support.lenovo.com/us/en/home  click on Detect my product Fan Noise - Several solutions here, I used all of these 1. Check what is using CPU cyclesHit Crtl+Alt+Delete keys, click on Task Manager Remove any unnessecary programs loading at start up, i.e., iTunes, anything related to a printer.Dropbox for me was using about 30%, going to have to find another clould file sync service that instant a resource hog. Short-term fix was to remove Dropbox from Startup Programs 2. Update WLAN driver - big thanks to forum member Doctordon, from Don: Doctordon wrote:I had the same problem and found the solution in another thread on this page. Go ahead and leave the latest WLAN driver in place. Go to Control Panel\Programs\Progra... Read more

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How do I change the functions of the shift key? For example, the @ symbol is in the 2 key however shift-2 gives me ".Is there a setting or a program to change this? Thanks

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Hi all, I bought a Lenovo S1 Yoga. The shift key only works with certain keys but not other, important ones like T. It is extremely inconvenient and makes this laptop unsuitable for work. Characters like the semi-colon are completely unavailable on this laptop now. I have already read through quite a few forum posts to find the solution. I have tried using the device manager to uninstall the keyboard, have used Lenovo vantage to find the latest drivers and install them and have also tried turning all keyboard ease of access ommands off. Nothing seems to fix this issue. It seems to be a software issue, rather than Hardware as the shift key works with about half of the keyboard. It does not fix itself when working on the command prompt. Please could someone provide an adequate solution to this problem. Thanks,SZ

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so when I press shift the key board does backspace.icons cant be placed on the desktop , they dissapear.renaming folder or just playing with the folders-- deletes them.Down arrow and left arrow do not work.May be more problems with keyboard --dunno. I have done a system recovery.Problem not changed. I  have started the Novo menu.But the first item is highlighted, when I press enter nothing happenswhen I press down arrows, the next below item is not selected--first remains highlighted/selected.(down arrow does not work) Presently I cant get the Novo menu anymore,so consequently I cant load Win 10 via usb thumb drive. Need help, my research doesnt seem to find anyone with similar problem. 

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On my brand new yoga 710, from time to time, the screen with start to do small shifts vertically.  Windows is up to date, went through and did intel specific driver scan, which came up with lenovo having a custom display driver set. Has anyone else experienced something similar to this.... this is my first touchscreen system I have ever dealt with, so I'm not sure how these custom drivers function.  It is about one pixel shift, which is not much, but enough to make me want to throw this thing out the window 4 days after buying.

A:Yoga 710-15IKB Laptop Screen Shift

Update, seems to only shift google chrome, chrome is up to date also, just checked

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Greetings All,I have a brand new yoga 710 with windows 10.  I am generally impressed with it, with the exception of the poorly designed keyboard.  Defying 80+ years of standard keyboard formatting, on the 710, the 'Right Shift' key is only half-sized, and it is shared with the 'PgUp' key, conveniently placed to the right of the PgUp key.?  Every single time I am typing on this keyboard (including this post), I am moving the cursor up instead of capitalizing a letter.  I cannot even hit the Right Shift key while keeping my fingers on the home row, my pinky finger will not reach it, it is that far, and I am consistently hitting PgUp instead of Right Shift.  Suffice it to say, it is completely maddening, and I will return this if I cannot find some simple solution.  Given this design flaw, I have looked into remapping/reassigning the PgUp key to become the Right Shift key.  I have read that it is possible to remap other keys, but I have not seen anything for my specific situation.  I would imagine that there are myriad yoga 710 owners who would greatly appreciate this fix.  Thanks for all your help!!!

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Good afternoon. We have a Yoga 900 and have problems with the keyboard keys T, Y, backspace, shift and tab not working. We have tried updating the keyboard driver, Windows Update, using the onscreen keyboard, and rebooting the computer - all with the same results. Does anyone have any solutions on fixing this, please? Thank you.

A:Keyboard keys T, Y, backspace, shift and tab not working on Yoga 900

So, T, Y Backspace and Tab don't work on the onscreen keyboard, either?

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Hi All,I sent my laptop in for repair because the left shift key was sticking.  7025187370 is my Service Order Number. I received an email from Jason that works for Flex for permission to replace my harddrive. I asked why and got no response, but said yes anyways because I use this laptop for work. Remember all I had was a keyboard issue. I received the laptop back, keyboard was still the same. I spoke with support and asked them what they written in their notes for the diagnostics.He said, "keyboard cable is loose and replaced ssd is faulty (no reason). When I called in and told them that I was not able to run my virtual machines (I upgraded to to Windows 10 Pro to use the Hyper-V feature), they told me it was a software issue. They also said that they replaced the harddrive with the same model as I got it from Best Buy in DEC 2016. I tested my VM's that I backed up on the original HD onto a seperate machine and they work fine. My files weren't corrupted and my Lenovo Yoga 910 was not working properly. I then chatted with their tech support and asked for the original HD model. Guess what, they weren't matching. This is the one in my current machine:http://www.samsung.com/semiconductor/products/flash-storage/client-ssd/MZVLV512HCJH?ia=831 This is the original one when I originally bought it from Best Buy:http://www.samsung.com/semiconductor/products/flash-storage/client-ssd/MZVLW512HMJP?ia=831 The one in my laptop right now has a p... Read more

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I've had my TPY for a little over a year without any issues, but today I lost the ability to use the following keys: Backspace, Windows, Left-Shift, T, Y, Tab, Capslock, [, ]  in addition to some of the function keys. Using the onscreen keybaord or an external usb keyboard works just fine. I am unable to use the tab key at the BIOS screen, so it appears to be a hardware issue. This seems to be a common problem for these keys in particular for various Lenovo models and even some Dells. I have tried reinstalling the keyboard drivers as suggested in other posts, and I have tried reseating the keyboard connection according to this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxHKvpI8Wvc I bought this unit from the MS store with only a 1 year warranty (which is now up), so I'm not sure what to do. I can try replacing the keyboard but it appears others have had only limited success with replacement. Has anyone else dealt with this problem?













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A:Thinkpad Yoga - Backspace, Windows, Shift, T, Y, Tab, [, ], Capslock keys not working

Update for anyone else who runs into the same problem: I ordered a replacement keyboard off of eBay and used the online hardware replacement manuals to take apart my TPY and switch out the keyboard. Everything is working like normal again!

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On my Thinkpad Yoga S1, the keys t, y, backspace, enter, caplock, and left shift are suddenly not working. This seems to be a common problem on lenovo computers, but the lenovo forum administrator closed the only thread that attempted to address this without any solution. The lenovo admin said that too many diferent models were involved. I don't understand why these exact specific keys are affected on so many Lenovo models. Lenovo has no solution, and will not support a thread to work towards one. The Microsoft store already replaced my keyboard under warrenty over a year ago, but the YTP S1 is now out of warrenty. This does not seem to be a hardware problem given the relatively recent Keyboard replacement. Does anyone have any suggestions? I wont buy another Lenovo if this problem cant be solved. I've had tremndous problems with this computer and have found Lenovo to be unhelpful/unresponsive. This was an expensive computer when it was purchased.

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Hi,I don't know what happened but all of the sadden I have double icons on my desktop! I have restarted my device and it doesn't want to go! Any idea why it happened? I haven't done anything on my yoga pro except download a subtitles and no, it's not a virus 100%.Thank U


























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On my two new Lenovo Yoga 900 machines, there is an issue with typing where letters occasionally appear doubled. It's a real pain and the only thing I don't like about the machine. It's not the way I type, my wife has the exact same model Yoga and has the same problem. It occurs about once a paragraph, so it's not constant, and I can't find any way to duplicate it. It just seems random. 
 
This is not a new issue with Lenovo I found out, but the solution I have seen at mmultiple places online is to set the Enable Repeat Key settings. This means there is a slight pause between accepting a second letter, and even though I type very fast, it still works well EXCEPT this also means there will be a pause when I do things like using the arrow keys to scroll.  For example, if I want to highlight this sentence to delete it, I will usually hold the shift key, and the hold down the left arrow and let it scroll back to the first word. This takes a lot longer with the Enable Repeat Key setting. Also,, sometimes I scroll up using the up arrow and that also is affected when I add a pause to Enable Repeat Key. This just shouldn't be. In all my previous systems I have never had this, and it's particularly disappointing given how much I like this machine, and that fact that I have seen online that this has occurred on previous Lenovo models as well. 
 
Maybe a .1 second pause would work, but the minimum setting I can choose in Settings is .3 which is too slow.&nb... Read more

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Hi, In my Lenovo 260 (Win10) touchpad keeps failing.To be specific:-I am talking about finger taps, not trouchpad clicks (those are fine)-single taps are working--double "scrolling" tap is working-double tap ("right mouse click") stops working-instead "right mouse click" can be done by triple tap-other (triple and four-finger touchpad) gestures are not working (swipes as well) How do I fix it?-If there was some Lenovo update, touchpad starts working ok.-If I enter (Devices->Mouse and touchpad->Additional mouse options) the system "thinks" for a moment, and touchpad is woking fine again.Above fixes are temporary.Does anybody encounter similar problem or know how to solve it?

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Hi, In my Lenovo 260 (Win10) touchpad keeps failing.To be specific:-I am talking about finger taps, not trouchpad clicks (those are fine)-single taps are working--double "scrolling" tap is working-double tap ("right mouse click") stops working-instead "right mouse click" can be done by triple tap-other (triple and four-finger touchpad) gestures are not working (swipes as well) How do I fix it?-If there was some Lenovo update, touchpad starts working ok.-If I enter (Devices->Mouse and touchpad->Additional mouse options) the system "thinks" for a moment, and touchpad is woking fine again.Above fixes are temporary.Does anybody encounter similar problem or know how to solve it?

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Hello.I love my YOGA 900.However, as many of us have reported, it does have a certain problem with double letters coming here and there.I am able to send the device to LENOVO, but I wonder if anybody had any luck solving the problem.I palyed with the keybord settings of the computer, and it looks like the problem is now under control- but it may as well return?  Will appercaite any feedback from any user, even not 900's users. THANKS.  Doron

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I bought my lenovo yoga 920 on 07 Dec 2017, recentley I experience more frequent double letters when typing. I would like to bring it to lenovo service center but since the problem occur randomly then it makes me hard to show the problem to the technician. I have tried to increase the repeat delay on keyboard setting but that didn't help, problem still happens 

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A:key @ (shift+2) to " (shift+') after installing Windows 8

Sounds like the wrong keyboard language/system language is being used.

Go to control panel and change it there.

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My old keyboard was refusing to re-initialize after the peripheral reset during win 7 boot. It's about a decade old, so I just assumed it was dead. I replaced it with my wireless keyboard I use for working on computers, Ms laser 8000. My keyboard now initializes fine, but shift L and Shift E are non functional. Sticky keys is off, along with all the other accessibility features. The keys work fine without shift pressed, and shift works with very other key.

I'm out of ideas, anyone have some?

A:Shift-E, Shift-L not working sticky keys off

For check a driver issue, give this a try...
https://www.slimwareutilities.com/slimdrivers.php
If you still have problems after getting a clean bill from SlimDrivers, we can look into your issue a little deeper.

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Weird problem bugging me for a while. Every email I sent became double in the receivers' inbox. When I upload photos, every file became double. The above happened since a month ago, I believe and I didn't think much about it till this morning. I bought something on ebay, and that listing has multiple quantity available. I bought 1 item, but in the end it became 2 separate transactions. Both end times are the same, even the seconds are the same. So why is this happening? Can someone help me please? Thanks.

A:Double emails, double uploads, double transactions

Hi Luther,

What email client or clients are you using and is it setup to connect to Exchange or POP or maybe both?

By the way we only see one post...

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Hi, I'm new here. I've posted at a few other sites, but both were too technical or couldn't see the forest for the trees. Not bad sites, just not easy for me to understand and execute the steps necessary to keep my computer clean. First of all Hallelujah for the file database and other similar sections here. wish I had found it a long time ago. I intend to use them extensively. BUT, first things first. I have an HP Pavilion p6610f PC desktop computer, with windows 7 Home Premium, AMD Athlon II 635 quad-core processor, 4GB DDR3 sys memory, 750GB HD, Wireless LAN 802.11b/g/n, ATI Radeon HD 4200 integrated graphics, SuperMulti DVD Burner with lightscribe, 15-in-1 card reader, HP MediaSmart Software Suite, and started with Norton internet Security 2011 but subscribed for Norton 360. I also have an iPad2 and the apple assundries that go with it for the pc also. For periphreals I have an HP Officejet 5610v all-in-one, an HP Officejet Pro 8500A Plus Network Printer, a Wacom Pen Tablet, and a set of stereo speakers. We have ATT UVerse, which has everything tied in together. That is the home phone, the tv, the internet and the ps2 and 3, and vcrs. There was a home network set up for me and my husband which has the same computer of his own. I have it set so the only thing that is shared in the network is my music.I have been having trouble with the speed of my computer so I cleaned up the start-up section, cleared out the temp files. trash, unused and unecessary programs, a... Read more

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I'm back and I found it is iBrte desktop icon. I looked at my Norton Security logs and I don't want to list everything in this comment box. but wwhere would I upload it. I don't want to do this incorrectly. It appears that there was an attack of sorts( according to Norton 360) and it had my local ip address. It looks like there is at least 1 program on my computer or external HD that I never heard of that was responsible. I have Nerds to go pretty close by should I have them scour my machine? I have all the info that Norton shows, incluing the destination ip.

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I want to change settings from Double Click Zoom to Double Click "highlight" and don't know how. 

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I just got a new monitor, and I've always wondered what it would be like to have 2 monitors at once, seeing as my 16" has nothing wrong with it (aside from a scuff mark in the LCD when I dropped it on a screwdriver)

Anyway, I got it setup, and it's amazing! I'd say it's increased my productivity by 20% and the entertainment factor is unmeasurable. Being able to have a youtube video on the left and have my IDE open on the right is fantastic.

Now, here comes the problems.

I have the monitor on the right (the 22") set as the primary monitor because I want games to open on fullscreen on it. But, I want my desktop icons and start bar to be on the left monitor.

Well, I can get that, but new icons created will show on the right monitor, and I have to minimize everything to get to them to move them to the left monitor. Also, every time I reboot, they appear on the right monitor.

Is there a fix for this? Or is this just a down sight of having the right monitor as the primary monitor?

A:Double Monitors = Double Desktop Headache!

I have my big monitor set as main (with icons), and the taskbar on the right (not main) monitor. Never had an issue with that.
I think all new icons will default to the main monitor, so you would have to move them.

~Lordbob

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I have a VISTA Home Premium (x64) OS. After installing an Ashampoo Core Tuner program, I could see all the programs which start with Windows. Several of these appear to be starting 2 copies along with 2 system supports where required by a program. Only one program shows up in the programs list and only one shortcut icon appears on the desktop. I looked at the startup paths and find the only difference is that one copy (the one marked in the Core Tuner display with (32 bit) in front of the name) has /WOW6432Node/ in the string.

Should this be happening? If not, how do I stop it? And can it be avoided in future installations? It would appear that this doubling is an unnecessary load on the processors and an unnecessary added delay to boot up.

I'm attempting to attach a .jpg screenshot of the Core Tuner display.
 

A:Double, double, toil & trouble . . .

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hie guys you the best and i got this question which jus popped in my mind,
if i double every specification that has anything to do with pc perfomance will that double the overall pc perfomance ? as in
1 gig ram,1 ghz processor,256mb video ram
against
2gig ram,2 ghz processor,512mb video ram
how will perfomance differ ??
please assist
 

A:double pc specs,does perfomance double ?

There are many other contributing factors that can have an effect on performance, you would need to look at every single component of the system.

I am no expert, but I would imagine if you doubled the capability of every single part (CPU, GPU, RAM, motherboard, hard drives etc) then you would, I suspect, get twice the performance.
 

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This is my first time posting this but im trying to find a solution to this problem, EVERY key except for the c can be capitalized using the shift key, when i press the shift and the c i get ..nothing..but if i use caps lock and c i get C ...i tried using ctrl and c and that works perfectly fine,,its just shift + c..this stumps me like crazy ..any suggestions or help?

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If I get another IP address, will I be able to double my bandwidth? I use a cable service.
 

A:Double IP double bandwidth?

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I have just updated to the new Firefox/Chrome and chrome has come with a malware in the name of General Crawler. and http://www.search.starburnsoftware.com/# another Malware for firefox (told firefox but not interested) I have had the laptop scanned by industry standard software and we have tried industy standard removal soft ware but everything is still there is there any other way of tackling this apart fronm a complete reinstall (which at this time I cannot afford because I am unemployed
Thank you

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there is a serious problem with my lap keyboard . its shift gets on automatically and all keys gets reversed no turns to symbols letters turn to capital. i bought it for 40 thousands rupees. it is so difficult to type even passwords..... SO DO SOMETHINGEVEN NEW TABS GET OPEN WHILE OPENING BROWSERS

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Hi everyone

I've started on NFS Shift, which is amazing. However, because I'm tweaking the car's setup, I want to get back to the "adjust controls" sub-menu and then hop back to the game until I'm satisfied. But no way can I get back to that sub-menu; I gotta literally quit and restart to get there. Does anyone want to save my sanity? Its probably ME missing something, but I can/t see it. Surely there must be a shortcut? The handbook iis less than explicit or helpful.. Can anyone point me in the right direction?

Many thanks

Larry (mreprblems)
 

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Occasionally when I boot up the system behaves as if the shift key is held down. To wit: click on a desktop icon and all icons from the upper left corner to the one I click are lit up. If I click on an email in my inbox list all emails from the top to one I clicked are selected. If I click on Restart nothing happens. If I click on Shut Down it shuts down and when I turn it back on everything is normal. This has happened probably 3 times in the last couple of months.

I keep my anti-virus defs up-to-date and check for viruses regularly as well as run Ad-Aware and Spybot weekly. I also run Norton System Works Norton WinDoctor to clean up registry and other stuff.

Anyone have an idea of what’s going on?
 

A:Shift key always on

Maybe the keyboard is going bad or the connector is loose. Try unplugging and replugging the keyboard to start with, which is best done when the PC is powered off as sometime a PS/2 device can be damaged if it done when powered on.
 

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Everytime I boot up my PC behaves as if the shift key is held continuously down. When I click on an icon or folder option it highlights every thing above thE selected opTion>

using
I keep my anti-virus defs up-to-date and check for viruses regularly as well as run Ad-Aware and Spybot weekly. I also run Norton System Works Norton WinDoctor to clean up registry and other stuff.

Anyone have an idea of what’s going on? in Writing this it IS GOING into shift on?off

uSING wIN2000
 

A:Shift key always on

Try a different keyboard. One of the shift keys may be stuck
 

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I need some help and i cant seem to find the problem. Occasionally my shift key will act like it held down (caps lock is off) and typing is like im holding the shift key down, numbers will do their alternative symbols ( for example [email protected]#$%^&*() and clicking on a pinned button on windows task bar wont select the program if it is open instead it will open another. (only way to explain is hold shift down and try using windows for your self)

I have tried a different keyboard, sticky keys is off (and all other key related ease of access thingies) , and i cannot find what could be causing this. This happens randomly and the only fix i have is a quick fix and that's to restart the computer. This issue has caused many problems and i cannot find out what is the cause is. Google has shown many similar issues but no perma-fixes. Any help?
 

A:Shift key help

Try unchecking use Filterkeys and Use Togglekeys as well.
 

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I don't know what happened, but all of a sudden we can't use the shift key to access any of the "signs" above the numbers on the top of keyboard, like the "at", for e-mail addresses, or the "exclamation point", any ideas?
 

A:shift key

If one shift key didn't work I would suspect a keyboard problem. If neither shift key works I would suspect you have inadvertently re-mapped the keyboard or you have virus situation.

The first possibility to eliminate is the virus. Do you have or can you run (from the net) a good AV app ?

Also, if possible, I would try another keyboard on this machine and/or try this keyboard on another machine. It's simple if you have another machine with the same type connector.
 

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This has been happening for a while, but I've never been able to figure it out. I believe it started when I replaced my keyboard. The problem is when I'm playing some 3D games (specifically TES3: Morrowind right now, but I'm pretty sure it has happened with other games) and I make the key combination SHIFT+A+W (a very common key combination for my typical first person gaming control setup) whatever button is pressed last does not register in the game (pressing shift and w to run forward and i want to strafe left while running forward by pressing w does not cause me to strafe left) and the PC speaker (not my desktop speaker) makes a beep about a half second after I make the key combination. I know the problem DOES NOT happen while I am in windows explorer poking around (i get no beep when i make the key combination.) It doesn't happen in all games, either (Quake II works fine.) I've been through reformats and bios updates since the problem started. All I can guess is that the keyboard or the motherboard or the video card responds to those 3 keys special for some reason. Anyone have a clue what's going on?

System Specs:
Windows XP Pro
Athlon XP 2200+
ATI Radeon 9500 Pro
nVidia A7N8X motherboard PCB 1.06
the keyboard is a Memorex standard Windows keyboard PS/2, not USB (shows up as "Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard" in the device manager

Thank you for any help you might offer.
 

A:Shift+a+w

Go into the control panel, click keyboards, and make sure all the sticky keys, filter keys, and that stuff are off. Click the button in each one and disable the sounds in the next window.

The problem is most likely your keyboard...did you have to install and software when you put the keyboard in? If you did, then try removing that, and see if it works.
 

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Dear All hi!

Any idea why shift+alt for the change of language takes so long? Sometimes I have to hold the keys pressed for quite long before there is a change in language and sometimes I have to press them repeatedly until there is some change.

Any remedy?

Thanks
D.

P.S.: This happens on various machines I've used, so I guess it's not something local.
thx.
 

A:Shift+alt

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Q: Shift+2

Hello again.
My keyboard language is not in english and there is one very uncomfortable thing - to get an @ sign i have to press
Ctrl + Alt + 2. Is there a way to change just one combination, the @ sign - to get it same way as english keyboard?

A:Shift+2

Hi Vibalik,

it's not possible to change just one item of your keyboardlayout. You'd have to change the entire keyboard layout to, for instance, 'US-International'. But this will probably effect more than 1 key in your case.

Another option would be to write a VisualBasic script that runs on the background and emulates a certain keycommand to the @sign. Check out the web for how-to's for this sollution.

Good luck.

Greetz!

Rover

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When trying to type a capitol P into just about any application, XP restores a folder in My Documents (recently created folder, full of pictures). If that folder is not open, My Documents is restored. This is extremely annoying and I don't know how to troubleshoot/fix it. Any ideas out there?

It even overrides a Shift + P within an application which uses such a shortcut!

If no Windows folders are open, I can type Shift + P with no unintended consequences.

Very strange, no? Avira did find a virus in my computer yesterday... could this be the cause?

Thank you!
 

A:Shift + P

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