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Shift or CTRL mouse selection modifiers not working after a few seconds

When I try to Shift+click or CTRL+click a selection set, I have only 2-3 seconds to make the selections, or I can no longer select anything until I let go of the modifier, which ruins my selection set. I just figured out that this applies also to anything that I want to do with the mouse. For instance, if I want to Shift+scroll to zoom in or out of a document, this only works for 2-3 seconds. I can't figure out what it can be.

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Hi wdidtd,

It sounds like Sticky keys\Filter keys are activated on your machine (I always confuse the two:] ). Go to Control Panel -> Ease of Access Center -> Make my keyboard easier to use, and make sure neither Sticky keys or Filter keys are marked.

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