Then, in the navigation pane of Windows Explorer, right-click on Libraries and click Restore default libraries. So I disconnected the keyboard, and well it kept spamming the ; across the screen even with out a keyboard attached. When the boot finishes, more often than not, many Start Menu items are missing as are some desk top items. I try typing my essays for Uni and sometimes I end up logging myself out and I can't even log back in to the laptop due to sticky keys being stuck. When I use windows key + L to lock the laptop, upon typing in my password and logging in, pressing any key that would normally be used in combination with the windows key activates that program.
It's been over a year since you posted - have you found the source of the problem? Moreover, NetBeans which I use frequently uses. You didn't mention whether or not you have tried using game mode on the keyboard. The C, V, H, and Slash keys are unusable except in Windows Explorer. The wireless keyboard had been replaced by a wired keyboard at some point of time. Its getting really annoying and happens almost everytime I try to wake it up now.
When you do this remotely, it will release the Windows key. I have this problem for some time now. They swapped a brand new in box system for me instead of giving me a refurb. To fix this problem, open Windows Explorer, right-click on the corresponding library and choose Delete. So far I have spent several hours in Dell chats, phone calls to support etc.
When that happened, I could often clear it up by hitting the Windows key, or Shift, or some other locking key. Here is several ideas that you haven't mentioned trying yet: Did you recently replace a wireless keyboard? See if they give you a hint about what the problem might be. Even when I exited AutoHotkey completely the problem persisted. I checked and do not have sticky keys enabled. I no longer have it, but if I remember correctly, there are 5 or 6 screws on the back that allow removal of the keyboard it's not a samsung but a compaq. Hi, Sorry to resurrect this thread but I have noticed the issue on just about any Windows 7 machine I use. This is whether I have the type cover attached or not, before wake up, after wake up, dancing around the Surface while waving the keyboard in the air in the sign of a pentagram under a harvest moon.
Several more possible solutions: Take your time and really try all of these out, even if they seem stupid or unrelated to the problem you're having. I have swapped keyboards, but no luck. An Internet search will lead you to several common solution suggestions. So does anyone have an idea of what would cause this problem? I had to physically remove the keyboard and clean the ribbon, turned out I had left some polish residue when I cleaned it that dripped onto it. I put on screen keyboard on the desktop to access it. I have uninstalled all of my keyboard drivers and reinstalled, I've used a different keyboard, Still no solution. Hit it again to turn game mode off when you exit your game.
Also, I find it very odd that Microsoft even has a page devoted to disabling the Windows key. Ive tried the following: -Unplugging and pluggin my keyboard. Edit- Forgot to mention that i have killed this process while having the issue and it still acted like the key was stuck Franco09 wrote: haha good direction, but definately a no go. Ishaan Ideapad Y560 i3 330m , Hp Elitebook 8460p! Obviously, the problem is software not hardware. I have been getting this randomly since around the time I started using Windows 7. Sometimes if I hit the windows key many times it fixes it, sometimes rebooting fixes it.
Try a full scan in Safe Mode. Pressing Shift once again cancels the error. It works absolutely fine after pressing the Windows key 2-3 times. Well it had some stuff fall on top of it, so the wireless keyboard had some keys mashed. I run a dual-monitor setup, so I can have eg. In my case, the issue appears to be that the computer executes the script without first clearing the state of the Windows key. Task Manager and repedetly pressed the Windows key.
Today I got on my pc to play some gta and now it seems as though the windows key is stuck but not physically. Settings is fine, though, and I don't use any of the others, so idk about them. Step 4 in the tutorial below can help show you more on this. I had my second laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit. Are u saying that this is the keyboards fault? I haven't figured out what triggers it, but sometimes often after waking from hibernation?? I am having the exact same problem, I have deactivated the key for now. I am so tired of spending so much time on the phone with Dell that I have given up. I've also done a clean system install.