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Keyboard problems - crtl, shift, alt keys does not work

Hi,
suddenly the keys ctrl, shift and alt stopped working. i tried to find some clues on keyboard settings on windows and couldnĀ“t find anything.
could someone help me?

thanks

eduardo

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  • Anonymous Nov 06, 2007

    I have a Compaq Evo N610c as well, but the shift, alt, and ctrk keys do not work. I have tried everything that I could find at this point. Not sure what else to do.

  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2007

    both shift key is not working pls help me to give better tips.

  • Anonymous Mar 11, 2008

    some keys doesnot working

  • Riya30 Mar 11, 2008

    My computer is windows XP. Suddenly some of the keys of the keyboard doesn't work incluging caps loack, space, backspace, other keys like n,b, k etc. Please give me some assistance. My key board is HP PS2 key board.

  • getmaxx Mar 15, 2008

    I am facing same problem of shift, ctrl and alt keys not working on my HP Pavillion zt 32228 AP... kindly kelp...

  • Mudduda Mar 25, 2008

    All the other keys except 'ctrl' and 'alt' work in my Logitech keyboard. Why is it so?? How can I solve it? Do I have to get a new Keyboard?

  • Anonymous Apr 03, 2008

    The shift button is not working on my computer key board,is causing me problems can't send emails.

  • Anonymous Apr 15, 2008

    i also have same problem, using shift i type symbols, but now i cannot use it.

  • Anonymous Apr 16, 2008

    both hift keys not working on my travelmate 4222 acer

  • turkeyhawk2 Apr 16, 2009

    Niether shift keys or ctrl/alt keys work on both sides of keyboard.

  • lisahansen29 Apr 18, 2009

    both my shift keys have stopped working. very frustrating when you can only go so far with copy and paste.. any solutions

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    Hi, the left SHIFT key stopped working after I cleaned the keybord of my laptop Acer Aspire.. I remember pressing multiple keys at the same time while the laptop was on...

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I met the same problem, and I fixed it.

For my own case, it is mainly a hardware malfunction happening at the data bus(the wide, plastic strand) connecting the keyboard to the mainboard.
I found that part of that strand was bent, so I squeezed it to keep it flat.
everything has been OK since I did that.

zhao qi

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I had the same problem, after checking several solutions I gave up and went for some professional help at Fraserburgh Computer Service
they needed only about 15mins to locate and fit in a new keyboard and now it's all back to normal.
Sometimes it's better and easier to spend a few quids and have it fixed by professionals.

Posted on Dec 26, 2012

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The VERY same thing started happening to me about a month ago.
I'm just very lucky that i have a 5 button programmable mouse
to fill in for some of the buttons  (i.e copy and paste function)

Oh. and my problem is also for the Evo n610c note book.
(odd.. isn't it ?)

I've ran dozens of virus scans..
that was my first thought... that it could have been a key logger..
but found nothing.. online scans.. onboard cpu v-scans.. nothing.

and now, a secondary issue has croped up,
where other key's are going off on there own..
somewhere near the upper left hand side a button
starts setting itself off.. causing drop down menus
to appear and disappear RAPIDLY and unendingly.

the only counter measure i found for that has been a swift
left palm strike..  but sooner or later its gonna break more
then it fixes :(

James.

Posted on Oct 24, 2007

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