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Windows 7: Disable 'CTRL + space' in windows explorer

14 Aug 2016   #1
cimerio

windows 7 ultimate
 
 
Disable 'CTRL + space' in windows explorer

hi, guys, sorry for poor english

I use a lot the combination ctrl and space to select separate files, keep the crtl key down and using the arrow keys

so I keep ctrl pressed and navigate to the file I want to select and press the space bar to this.

But something changed in the micro and do not know what it is.



in windows explorer when I trigger ctrl and space, the cursor not only selects the file, but it goes into the search box of the windows explorer. similar to what happens with Ctrl + E.

I would like to know what happened and how to disengage it, to return to be able to select files not contiguous without the mouse.


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16 Aug 2016   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Something you installed on your computer is probably causing this as it does not happen on my Windows 10 PC.

If I press Ctrl+space then continue holding the Ctrl key down while I arrow down and press space again, it works exactly as you want, selecting each file I press space for.

You may want to try using Clean Boot to isolate the cause of the problem.

See here: How to Perform a Clean Boot in Windows 10 to Troubleshoot Software Conflicts
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