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Windows 7: Pressing “Ctrl+A” on the keyboard to “select all” doesn’t work,

13 Jan 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Pressing “Ctrl+A” on the keyboard to “select all” doesn’t work,

Pressing “Ctrl+A” on the keyboard to “select all” doesn’t work,

I’m wondering why the “Ctrl+A” doesn’t work and all the files are not selected.

What might be the issue?

Which settings should I change to let it work back as regular?


Thank you

Best

Jamal

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13 Jan 2013   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums Jamal. What kind of PC is it, a Desktop or a laptop, or?

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It may be important to know. Does Ctrl+A not work only in cartain programs, etc. or not at all? If a laptop, try pressing alt+ctrl+fn

A Guy
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13 Jan 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thank you A Guy for the answer.

Mine is laptop, this issue in not with “fn”

For example, in the “windows explorer”, I’m not able to select all the files are contained in the same folder. In general, where such settings are? Where it is said in the system that Ctrl+A is functioning as “select all”?

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Jamal
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13 Jan 2013   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

The "select all" shortcut in Windows Explorer is quite strange because the actual key combination depends on the OS language. Maybe if you have a non-english version of Windows, it has another key combination. To be sure, on the menu bar the actual shortcut is shown.


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14 Jan 2013   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thank you Alejandro85 for the answer.

In my machine:
· The language is English
· In my keyboard the Ctrl +A doesn’t require any “fn”
· The windows is 7 64bits
· A screenshot is attached

What should I check to let it work?


Best

Jamal


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