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Open the keyboard and clean up the surface whether there is dust or not or disconnect and fixed it again. And connect to the system and try it. If it's not working then purchase a new keyboard

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Downloaded windows xp and screen when black


Turn the computer on, and leave it for 10 minutes.Once the 10 minutes goes by, press the caps lock key several times and see if the caps lock light goes off and on. If the light goes off and on, the computer is likely working, just no display is making it to the monitor.If this is the case, the problem could be your monitor, your cable, or your video card. Try another monitor. Try another cable. If none of that works, it has to be the video card or the motherboard.

If the caps lock key does NOT go one and off, then your computer is not booting at all, and it could be the motherboard, the power supply, memory gone bad, or some other hardware failure.

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Shortcuts tricks for Windows Vista(Keyboard shortcuts)


Following are some of keyboard shortcut tricks for Windows Vista and also for Windows XP:
  • Window key+B: Sets focus to first icon in the notification area. You can use arrow keys to move among the icons in the notification area or press Tab to move around on the task bar.
  • Window key+D: Show Desktop (without the Sidebar).
  • Window key+E: Windows Explorer (opens to Computer).
  • Window key+F: Find Files or Folders (aka Search).
  • Window key+M Minimize All windows (Sidebar not included).
  • Window key+Shift+M: Undo Minimize All Windows.
  • Window key+R: Open the Run dialog box.
  • Window key+Tab: 3-D Flip (flips you through your applications but with a cool graphic instead of the standard Alt+Tab). Requires the use of the Aero user interface.
  • Window key+Pause/Break: System Properties.
  • Window key+F1: Windows Help.
  • Window key+L: Locks workstation. If the user account has a password, it must be reentered to unlock the system again.
  • Window key+U: Ease of Access Settings.
  • Window key+ Spacebar: This shows the Sidebar (the Sidebar must be open, but minimized).
  • Ctrl+Window key+Tab: Brings up Flip-3D, but it will stay on the desktop so you can scroll up, down, left and right.
  • Window key+T: Allows you to tab between application buttons on the task bar.
  • Ctrl+Shift+Esc: Opens Task Manager more faster than alt+ctrl+del.
  • Alt+Tab: Windows Flip. Allows you to choose an open application to switch to by repeatedly pressing the Tab key.
  • Window key+5: opens the snipping tool.


Some User Logging Shortcuts:
  • Window key (and then) three right arrows and Enter To Shut down
  • Window key (and then) three right arrows and U To Shut down
  • Window key (and then) three right arrows and R To Restart
  • Window key (and then) three right arrows and W To Switch Users
  • Window key (and then) one right arrow and Enter To Sleep

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How does one access the @ in order to insert it into an email address when one sends an email? Pressing down SHIFT as I press the 2 key results in getting the " sign instead of the @ sign.


Hi, Solution 1: You can change the keyboard layot from the control panel Solution 2: Try the combination Shift+' button next to the Enter or try all the keys with Shift combination and find the @.

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My caps wont turn off


Try this. Press: Start>Accessories>Accessibility>On Screen keyboard. Try turning it off from there. If that doesn't work:
1. Choose Start'Settings'Control Panel and double-click Regional and Language Options.
2. In the Languages tab, click the Details button.
3. In the Settings tab, you should see a button called Key Settings. It may be grayed out. If it is, click the Add button and add another keyboard layout (it doesn't matter which one). Press OK.
4. Back in the Settings tab, click to make sure your original keyboard is highlighted and press the Key Settings button.
5. Now under To turn off Caps Lock, click the radio button next to Press the Shift key. Click OK.
6. Click OK twice more to exit the other two dialog boxes.

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I HAVE A LOCK WITH A NUMBER 1 ON AND CANNOT USE MY LOWER CASE KEYS> HOW DO I UNLOCK WHATEVER I HAVE LOCKED?


try pressing the caps lock key once, if still your caps lock key does not respond then possibly the key is stuck, try backing up your data first do a system restore when you think you can still use lower case on your keyboard then check if there will be changes, if still no changes occur, a long shot would be re imaging windows back to defaults again make sure you back up data first the then try again once windows is reinstalled if no changes then your keyboard works but the caps lock key is busted ^_^ I do not see any other option for the caps lock key to be troublshooted. ^_^

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I can't log onto my e-mail without it saying service error. How do I fix that?


reset the browser if you are using internet explorer.
click on run in xp / start search in vista or win 7// type inetcpl.cpl hit ok , in the internet properties window click on advance tab/reset wait till all parameters are checked green// close and check again//
step 2: common issue if caps lock is on// people forget to turn off caps lock and type the password in capital letters//
step 3:- in xp uninstall IE 8 , from ad and remove programes, restart the computer, either IE 6 or IE 7 will get installed automatically then check it should work.

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Press shift key for at least five times and then release when you hear a peep sound, On the Keyboard tab, uncheck everything and click Ok, if this doesn't solve, then again press five times and uncheck everything and click Ok. I also like to know if you were typing on some program like Ms-Word when the problem occurred. is the caps lock led on? Please let me know so that I can help you better.

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Cap Lock Indicator missing


The best way is to open up a notepad document, and see if the letters you type in are in capital letters. You could also, however, download this free software that will indicate when your num lock, caps lock, and/or scroll lock are on. (this is, if you are running windows)

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Laptop keyboard is not working correctly


Accoring to the problem you have mentioned i am sure the keys are not connected properly. The tab key is connected on the Caps lock key. Moreover make sure you press the fn key to check for any changes as it is the key which helps you toggle in Laptop

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