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What's the shortcut for closing the current tab or window? Also, the new Win 7 shortcuts don't work for me. For instance Alt + Space + X maximizies the window but Win + UpArrow doesn't work. Weird.

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What model of computer do you have, and is it a laptop? Laptops come loaded with so much bloatware, one of the preinstalled programs could be filtering your keyboard. I had this problem on an Asus laptop. – Hand-E-Food Dec 13 '11 at 22:26
    
Business HP desktop. – verve Dec 14 '11 at 21:27
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Ctrl+W / Ctrl+F4 to close the current tab.

Alt+F4 to close the current window.

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ALT+F4 has only been around since Windows 3.11 LOL – OG Chuck Low Dec 13 '11 at 22:02
    
Ctrl+F4 also closes the current tab. – Hand-E-Food Dec 13 '11 at 22:25

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