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Windows 7: Pressing 'l' makes Windows log off

12 Oct 2013   #1

Windows 7 64bit
Pressing 'l' makes Windows log off


Suddenly, when typing my computer uses all sorts of shortcuts:
  • Just pressing the letter 'l' makes the computer log ogg
  • Pressing 'x' opens the 'Windows mobility center'
  • 'f' opens a search tool
  • 'r' opens a tool to open programs with (called 'run')
  • 'u' opens 'Ease of acces center'
  • Not all keys give a shortcut
I'm certain that my [control]-button is NOT stuck because copy-pasting still requires the [control]-button to be pressed...

What is my computer doing, and what should I do to fix this?

Thanx in advance!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Oct 2013   #2

W7, W8.1

Looks very much like your 'Windows' key is stuck. Test with another keyboard to confirm. Your symptoms matches the standard keystrokes Windows key - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Oct 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

4wd is correct. Some times just pressing the Windows key a few times will fix the issue too.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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