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Keyboard locked in upper case

Hi ann my keyboard is stuck in upper or lower case too did you solve your problem can you tell me how to fix mine? microsoft keyboard and gateway computer do you know where function key is on the keybaord someone suggested holding down function key and press f11 don't know where to find your response to me... judi

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  • Judi McInnes May 10, 2008

    Thanks - that's all helpful information. I was able to resolve it by removing the keyboard option for sticky keys - settings - remove check mark - apply. Apparently, you may also resolve this problem with the keyboard stuck in upper case by holding down two keys at the same time, but I resolved it before I could try that. A frustrating problem no more... Thanks.


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Try reseating the key board.

Check whether the keys are stuck especially the shift,alt,caps lock. 

Hav you spilled any liquid on the keyboad.

Try uninstalling any software you installed for the keyboard and remove it from Device Manager (Click Start-Run-Type devmgmt.msc and click OK).

Reboot and see if that helps anything. Also, check the right shift and make sure it isn't stuck and check the keyboard settings in the Control Panel

Update the keyboad software from the microsoft website.

Pleae mntion the model  number of the keyboard to help us know more about the keyboard.

You can try holding down function key and press f11.

Control Panel -> Regional and language settings -> Tab: Languages,
Button: Details, and add a US Keyboard.

Check this to know the functions

Check the keyboard settings.

Try using other keyboard to know the keyboard is fine or not.

This will help you i hope.

Good Luck.

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