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I held the shift key down longer than normal and now am unable to type double letters, backspace, or use arrows.

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Restart your computer to turn off the "Sticky Keys" accessibility tool.

Use "sticky keys" if you have limited finger dexterity capability or limited motor skills.
For example, you can press CTRL and then ALT and then DELETE,
rather than having to press all THREE keys at the same time.

Posted on Apr 10, 2011

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