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11 views

Want to use right mouse button for caps typing with on-screen keyboard

The on-screen keyboard for Windows 7/8 requires use of the CAPS keys for caps control. Is there a way to right-click on a letter key for it to toggle to the other case from using a left-click? For ...
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1answer
13 views

Arrow keys of laptop are constantly activating themselves

My main keyboard of my laptop has been very frustrating. When I first turn on my laptop the arrow keys on the keyboard keep activating themselves consecutively, so it produces some unusual sound that ...
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1answer
34 views

Windows USB keyboard and mouse won't work, PS/2 keyboard does

Everything was functioning properly. I turned my computer off and came back to it a couple of days later to find that the keyboard and mouse are not working in Windows. I am running Windows 7, 64 ...
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0answers
13 views

Numbers are sometimes not working on Windows 7 logon screen. How can I solve this?

I am working on an HP laptop with Windows 7, with external USB keyboard. Both keyboards work absolutely fine, when logged into Windows. However after restart I sometimes cannot log in. When I type ...
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1answer
27 views

Getting two mouse pointers from a mouse and a keyboard? [closed]

Everyone knows how to control mouse from keyboard and how to get two mouse pointers from two mice. So I was wondering if I could get two pointers from a keyboard and a mouse, is this possible or not. ...
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0answers
22 views

Keyboard lights not coming on causing pc to not boot

Sometimes (it seems to happen mostly when i haven't booted my computer for a few days) when i turn on my computer everything starts up the monitor light and mouse light comes on, but sometimes the ...
0
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1answer
20 views

Mouse and keyboard take long time to activate when disks are connected

When booting up Windows 7, my mouse and keyboard (USB) take a small while before they are operational, depending on the number of external hard disk drives connected to the PC during boot (also USB). ...
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0answers
14 views

Remote desktop (mstsc) from Windows 7 to RHEL5, some apps not responding to most keyboard buttons

I'm using remote desktop on my Windows box to connect to a RHEL5 box. The problem I'm having is that some applications (I'll get into details below) seem to not want to pick up most keyboard input ...
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0answers
24 views

What Windows services are associated with Keyboard input?

After undocking a laptop, the keyboard is no longer working. Device manager does not allow for disabling/re-enabling the keyboard. Are there any windows services that I can try restarting in order ...
2
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1answer
48 views

Caps lock key acting in reversed way

I'm on a Windows 7 desktop with an external ps2 keyboard and its Caps lock key is behaving in opposite manner, like when I turn on the caps lock and the caps lock key light is lit its typing in small ...
0
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2answers
38 views

How can I navigate inside an application with just my keyboard? (Windows 7)

I am a keyboard man. I dislike having to take my hand away from the keyboard to use the mouse, it really slows down my working pace. I can easily navigate through folder icons, folders, web pages and ...
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0answers
46 views

Keyboard behavior when using backspace

I'm in a new computer, with Windows 7, and I've noticed a different behavior in my backspace key. It is acting like in mobile devices. This is the symptom: If the keyboard cursor is at the end of ...
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0answers
61 views

PS/2 keyboard works in BIOS but no longer in Windows 7

This keyboard has been working fine yesterday. Today I start the computer and it stops working somewhere during the Windows logo animation (I keep toggling the Fn key to check). It doesn't react to ...
2
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0answers
50 views

Problems with US International Keyboard Layout - dead keys

From the surface, this is one of those questions about keyboard layouts from somebody who types a quote, then gets nothing, then types another letter and is surprised to get an accented letter :). I ...
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0answers
34 views

How to filter accidental keystrokes caused by my cat? [duplicate]

What really iritates my cat is, when I'm sitting and - totally concentrated - staring on the monitor screen. I can understand that - it must look stupid. He has figured out a way to deal with that. ...
1
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1answer
75 views

Play/Pause buttons on keyboard + Winamp

As a friend of mine pointed out earlier tonight, Winamp is really a great program. I agree. The only thing stopping me from using it on a regular basis is that Windows Media Player supports use of ...
0
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2answers
43 views

How windows boots up in hibernate mode using keyboard?

When we power off windows using hibernate mode, system will completely power down; according to Wikipedia: "Hibernation saves electrical power. After hibernating, the hardware is completely ...
2
votes
1answer
60 views

Make Language change specific to window/app not whole system (Windows 8.1)

I have Windows 8.1 Pro English. Sometime I need to use another languages (I did not install any language packs and my locale is English). So I have a few keyboards enabled. However in W7 when I switch ...
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2answers
61 views

Microsoft USB dual receiver wireless keyboard (mouse and keyboard center) keeps waking up computer

I have found out what is waking my computer up 1 minute after I click sleep. My Microsoft dual receiver wireless keyboard (mouse and keyboard center) in device manager is the culprit, according to ...
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0answers
32 views

Keyboard problems in Windows 7

How can I change the language of the keyboard in Windows 7, because somehow I changed, but I don't know how? Always when I wake up my computer from the sleep mode, the keyboard of the computer goes ...
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2answers
70 views

Disable Sticky Keys with Registry Key doesn't work

Before you vote this down, I'd like to say this now that the methods posted around the net doesn't work for me. I've tried going to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Accessibility\StickyKeys and ...
1
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1answer
123 views

My keyboard's PRINT-SCREEN (prntscr) won't work

I'm using a Dell Inspiron n5010 laptop with Windows 7 64. The PrntScr key won't capturing anything to clipboard. I don't want to use OSK (on-screen keyboard), or snipping tool or external keyboard, ...
0
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0answers
26 views

Braces and Brackets not working in Windows 7 x32

I have a Logitech Compact Keyboard K300 keyboard with Windows 7 x32, but when I hit keys from ~ to | (including { and [), nothing is typed, I need to enetr Alt + 123 to get the brace. Note: I have ...
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1answer
57 views

How to disable caps lock overlay for games?

I know topics about video games are off topic for this site but I believe this question still fits because I am asking about other software/drivers that happen to interact with a game. I have an Acer ...
0
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1answer
118 views

Sony VAIO Windows 7 keyboard goes into strange state on fumbled keystrokes

I am a bit of a fumble-fingered typist; I can hit several keys accidentally especially on a long reach to the lower left (e.g, towards or including CTRL, SHIFT, FN) or upper right (BS, DELETE, HOME, ...
1
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2answers
69 views

Unusual behavior of keyboard language switch

Lately I have faced with a problem in changing of the keyboard layout by hotkeys. First I have on my taskbar. Then I press Alt+Shift and get , but I still type in "EN" and additional icon gives menu: ...
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0answers
70 views

Synergy error - can't move mouse vertically on client screen

I'm using synergy - a software to share mouse and keyboard between many computers. I have two machines. One runs ubuntu 14.04, other runs windows 7. And synergy server is running on ubuntu 14.04, ...
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0answers
50 views

Remap Multimedia keys Windows 7

I have a keyboard with multimedia keys. The keys are Email, Home, Bookmarks, Search, Back, Forward. It is an average keyboard, no fancy brand or software to use with it from manufacturer. Those keys ...
1
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1answer
63 views

Hold a key to temporarily switch keyboard layout?

I am using two different keyboard layouts on my keyboard. I can switch between them easily by using Alt+Shift shortcut. My question is whether it is possible in Windows 7 to hold some key to change ...
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0answers
26 views

Win key (keyboard button) not working

I recently updated my Windows 7 x64. Before the updates, everything was working correctly, no issues. After updating, my keyboard's Windows key is not working and neither are its shortcuts. I ...
1
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1answer
37 views

Can I hack Ctrl-arrow key stop points?

When I hit Ctrl-← or Ctrl-→ in a text field, the cursor jumps to the beginning or end of a word. It stops at dashes, but not periods. It stops at white space, but not brackets, colons, or ...
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1answer
58 views

NumLock light on permanently on keyboard attached to Windows 7 laptop

I have a regular keyboard plugged into my Latitude notebook. The Num Lock light is ALWAYS on. If you press the Num Lock key nothing happens. How do I fix this so that the Num Lock key toggles Num Lock ...
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0answers
22 views

Windows 7 stalling and refusing keypresses

I have been getting an issue where when I type or press a key every now and again the keyboard and mouse stop working, this is only for a few seconds but when control comes back a series of beeps are ...
0
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0answers
16 views

Flaky keyboard after Windows 7 comes out of sleep

I am sometimes getting wierd mouse/keyboard when my laptop comes out of sleep. For example, pressing the , key always results in a <, regardless of caps lock being on or not. Its pretty bizarre. I ...
1
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3answers
145 views

Share desktop monitor/keyboard/mouse with laptop

I have a desktop PC running Windows 7 setup on a traditional desk. From time to time, I would like to plug in a Windows 7 laptop and share the keyboard and mouse, (monitor - I am ok with using the ...
2
votes
2answers
45 views

Which is the key that is used to check a checkbox from keyboard?

I have a Windows 7 PC. Mouse in it is not working now, so the only thing I got to operate is the keyboard. But I got a problem now. I tried to install a software and when I reached the Licence ...
2
votes
1answer
33 views

Is there a point to running Intellitype?

I have a Microsoft Comfort Curve 3000. It came with the "Intellitype" driver software, which I allowed to be installed because why not. The only feature of this software that I can see is that it ...
3
votes
1answer
52 views

Pressing 1 key registers 2 keys?

Lately I have been having a problem with my keyboard: Whenever I press "b", "bn" is registered. This happens even if I press the membrane of the "b" key directly (so I know I am not pressing both ...
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1answer
47 views

Some keys toggle other keys on my laptop

When typing certain letters, other letters/symbols are also appearing. The letters in my case are: P " Q = D < and sometimes a "right control" is triggered. So when I'm typing P, the " symbol ...
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1answer
326 views

Windows doesn't have driver for Generic USB Keyboard [duplicate]

For some reason, the Generic USB Keyboard driver was removed, literally, over night, from Windows. Can someone that has Windows 7 and uses a USB Keyboard without any fancy drivers (i.e. uses Generic ...
2
votes
5answers
6k views

AMD Clean Uninstall Utility Deleted ALL AMD drivers. Mouse and Keyboard Completely Unresponsive

So I tried updating to Catalyst 14.4 Beta from Catalyst 14.3 Beta, which just came out today. For some reason the screen went black, with a command line cursor blinking on the top left. It was there ...
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0answers
21 views

Why would 'special keys' affect regular key presses

This problem arose while developing in VS2013. I have code that captures shortcut keys using ProcessCmdKey and code that captures press and hold keys using Key_Down and Key_Up events on a canvas ...
1
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1answer
30 views

Keyboard spacebar hiccup when using Skype

I'm using Windows 7 x64 in an AD environment. I've downloaded the most recent version of Skype. However, when I start up the program my spacebar does not work as smooth anymore as it was before the ...
0
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1answer
40 views

Tick character (`) randomly added when typing

I have a microsoft wireless keyboard (wireless comfort keyboard 5000) and I'm running on Windows 7. Every once in a while, as I type, a random ` character gets added and I know it's not a typo as the ...
0
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1answer
73 views

Keyboard resulting wrong keys before OS starts

My keyboard has recently started resulting wrong keys when I try to press any keys on keyboard before booting. The problem came literally out of nowhere. I have no idea why It stopped working and I ...
0
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0answers
45 views

How can I remove a keyboard layout that isn't listed in the control panel?

Here's an interesting oddity: My work computer comes with a corporate disk image preloaded, and it is preconfigured with the German "QWERTZ" keyboard layout. Using the control panel, I added my ...
0
votes
0answers
60 views

Virtualbox causing weird behavior in Windows (keyboard issues, UAC popups)

After installing Virtualbox, whenever I run it, my PC (Windows 7 x64 SP1) starts doing a few things that make it unusable until I restart the PC: Clicking a shortcut or other button on the taskbar ...
0
votes
1answer
156 views

Pressing any key stops mouse from working, Backspace acts as “home” (Windows 7, Acer Aspire 5560 MS2319)

The Acer Aspire 5560 MS2319 I'm working on has two seemingly related problems. Firstly, the backspace key deletes one letter then acts as a "home" key. Del also does this. Surrounding physical keys ...
1
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0answers
39 views

Single key not working - not hardware issue

So my laptop e key stopped working. Naturally I figured it was a hardware problem so I plugged in an external keyboard and impressively all keys work except e. Now I'm baffled. I'm running Windows 7 ...
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1answer
281 views

What could account for losing control of keyboard and mouse after a suspend?

Update: Just now, it happened again. After waking the computer from suspension, it was sluggish. I pressed Ctrl-Alt-Delete, but this time, it froze everything right away, the mouse and keyboard had ...