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Windows 7: Delete key on ALL keyboards doesn't work, but CTRL+ALT+DEL does.

02 Feb 2015   #1
dirkdigles

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
Delete key on ALL keyboards doesn't work, but CTRL+ALT+DEL does.

Hi all,

Just started experiencing this problem a few days ago. No idea what caused it.

The delete key on my keyboard(s) no longer works. I've tried 3 different keyboards (which I know to function), and pressing the delete key (either one, on the numpad or above the arrow keys) doesn't have any effect.

Even on the on-screen keyboard, it doesn't work!

Strange thing is though, CTRL+ALT+DEL works. SO for some reason, the delete command just isn't registering when I press the delete key.

I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the keyboard and software, no results. I'm using a MS Comfort Curve keyboard, but also tested on a Logitech Wave and an old PS/2 keyboard.

I've searched all over and haven't found anyone with a similar issue.

Any ideas how to fix this?

Thanks much,
-Dirk

EDIT: Even more strange observation: When I hit a key in conjunction with DEL, it works. Like Shift+DEL functions properly!


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02 Feb 2015   #2
dirkdigles

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

And a restart fixed the problem... jeez I'm an idiot
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