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Shift key is not working

Hi i have a toshiba laptop and both my shift keys r not working and the sticky key's is disabled pls help

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You might consider using, at least tempory, a external usb keyboard with a touchpad, you can get get them at Wal-Mart for around $20.00
Otherwise consider taking it to a computer shop and have them test the keyboard and if need be order you a new one. If this computer is still under warranty then I would would talk to the support team that you purchase it from. Good Luck.

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Select Turn on accessibility features from the keyboard (above Sticky Keys) to turn sticky keys on and off from the keyboard. When this option is selected, you can press Shift five times in a row to enable or disable sticky keys.
You can also turn sticky keys on and off by clicking the accessability icon on the top bar and selecting Sticky Keys.

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SOURCE: SHIFT KEYS NOT WORKING PROPERLY

Please try to deactivate the Fn (function) key. That will help you get rid of your problem. Press Fn key + Numlock key once and try again. You can also try pressing the Fn key once and type letters in any word processor program with the key combination everytime you press the Fn key once. E.g. open the notepad, press Fn once and after that press ) with Shift.

If you have problem, let me know.

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SOURCE: IBM R52 laptop shift key deactivated - pls help

you might have accidently disabled 'stick keys' it is a short cut that is activated is you press shift 5 times

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It could be that you enabled filter keys by you holding down the shift key for more than 8 seconds.


click start menu > control panel > accessibility options
the checkbox next to 'Use FilterKeys' should be unchecked, if it is checked, uncheck it and


then click the 'Settings' button next to it
Then uncheck the box near the top that says 'Use Shortcut'

if this doesn't work then you may want to have a look at some of the other keyboard accessibility options and see if you can get something to work

you may have to restart windows in order for the changes to filter keys to take effect.


hope this helps

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You might have "sticky keys" so try this:
When sticky keys are enabled, users can access functions that require pressing multiple modifier keys such as "Ctrl," "Alt" and "Shift" at once by pressing one button at a time. If sticky keys are enabled, it is possible to accidentally turn them on at an unwanted time. After turning off the sticky keys, disable the feature to prevent them from accidentally turning on again.

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How to turn off Sticky Keys: disable the Ease of Access feature
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Sticky Keys is a Windows Ease of Access feature that makes it possible to use keyboard shortcuts or type capital letters without needing to press more than one key at once. Normally, you'd hold down the Shift key while pressing a letter to type a capital, or hold down the Ctrl key while pressing 'S' to save a document. It's even trickier if you want to use a shortcut such as Ctrl-Alt-Del or Ctrl-Shift-Esc.

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Please try to press both the shift keys at the same time
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this quite often happens when you hold the shift key down for longer than 8 seconds or more

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**If "Use Sticky Keys" is unchecked, that means sticky keys is disabled.

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to toggle Sticky-keys on and off, press the shift key 5 times fast, then either Disable the sticky-keys tickbox, or click Settings for more configuration settings.

when sticky-keys are enabled, you can press shift and release, and the shift key is still enabled. this also goes for Alt, and CTRL.

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Shift key not working


You have 2 Shift keys on the keyboard. If the other shift key is working then the shift key that is not working is defective. You should consider replacing the keyboard on your laptop. There is no setting on Windows that can disable the shift key.

**Note : If both Shift keys are not working, Try to check if sticky keys feature on windows is on. Sticky keys should be disabled. To disable sticky keys, Click on start and Go into control panel > Accessibility Options, and under keyboard there is sticky keys. Remove the tick and click apply and OK.

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