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If you have a Windows OS, the Sticky Keys option is part of the Ease Of Use Center in the Personalization Control Panel.

Depending on the settings for the Sticky Keys, you may be able to re-enable the feature by pressing the <Shift> key 5 times in a row. A pop-up will show up to ask you if you want the feature to be turned on. Click Yes. (The default option to disable the Sticky Keys is easy to hit - press two keys simultaneously on the keyboard.)

In Windows 7 and earlier, click Start > Control Panel (in the right hand column). Then click on Appearance and Personalization and then the Ease of Use Center. Scroll down to "Make the keyboard easier to use" and click that option. Check the option for turning on Sticky Keys. To adjust the defaults, click on the link for Set Up Sticky Keys. (In Windows 8, you can get to the Control Panel by pressing Control + X or by opening the desktop's Charms menu. Hover your mouse in the upper right corner of the monitor. Then when the menu opens, bring the mouse down to the Settings option (looks like a gear). Then choose Control Panel.)

I hope this helps.

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