I am running windows XP, I have a MS Natural Erganomic Keyboard 4000 v1.0, now and again the Ctrl button will stick (not physically), usually in the process of changing to a different window. It happens around 6 or 7 times a day. Really annoying. I've changed Keyboards (same type). Anyone know how to prevent this from happening?
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Not sure if this is the same problem, but I get this behaviour after using the mouse's wheel button to close Firefox tabs.
This is a configuration setting in the Microsoft's Intellipoint software, whereby the wheel button is configured to close the current window or tab.
Ctrl-W to close the tab or window does not have the same effect.
It is very annoying, but a single press on the Ctrl key does 'unstick' it.
As it happens, I also use a MS Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 v1.0, but I hadn't thought it was connected to this issue.