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Shift key not working - deactivated


i have IBM R52 laptom and i was able to use both shift keys properly, but by mistake i pressed few buttons and both the shift keys are not working now.
I am sure that keys are ok w.r.t. hardware point of view.
Could you please suggest how can i activate the shift key.

Many thanks,

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  • danesm Mar 19, 2008


    i have IBM R52 laptom and i was able to use both shift keys properly, but by mistake i pressed few buttons and both the shift keys are not working now.

    I am sure that keys are ok w.r.t. hardware point of view.

    Could you please suggest how can i activate the shift key.

    Many thanks,

  • danesm Mar 19, 2008

    hi thanks for ur suggestion but i am afraid still both of the shift keys of my laptop are not functioning.

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Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> Accessibility Options. The default panel that comes up will in fact be for the keyboard options. There you can turn off whatever happened to have been turned on. While you're there for each of the three options, press Settings, and uncheck Use Shortcut. Now Windows will no longer misinterpret your random keystrokes.

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    Jayson Talbert Mar 20, 2008

    Odd.... Something I do quite often to figure out basic problems is go to and use their free chat support. Just say you have some HP laptop & describe your problems. They will most likely be able to help you further.


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