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Windows 7: both keyboard ctrl keys stopped working

17 Aug 2013   #1
karlog22

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
both keyboard ctrl keys stopped working

Hi Folks,

I'm not sure if its something i did or it just happened on its own. Both the keyboard ctrl keys stopped working suddenly. its a logitech wired keyboard y-st39.. kinda very old. but i doubt its a hardware issue since both the keys stopped working.. Any ideas?? Thanks in advance


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17 Aug 2013   #2
karlog22

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Caps lock also not working now. It was working when i typed the question..
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17 Aug 2013   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

The first thing and easiest thing to do is try another keyboard.
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17 Aug 2013   #4
karlog22

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

It works with the other keyboard.
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17 Aug 2013   #5
karlog22

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Does that mean its a hardware issue?? But kinda strange both the control and caps lock going kaput all of a sudden??
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17 Aug 2013   #6
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

It might be strange but if things work as they should with the replacement keyboard its the keyboard.
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17 Aug 2013   #7
karlog22

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

oh god.. is there any other way to confirm or possibly fix it even..??

Its a nostalgic thing.. i don't wanna replace my keyboard..

Would appreciate any further ideas or solutions..
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17 Aug 2013   #8
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Well I have never tried fixing a keyboard. When their broke I get rid of them. The odds of taking them apart and repairing them is slim to none. Sometimes you just have to put them to rest thanking them for the great service they provided you.
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17 Aug 2013   #9
karlog22

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Guess so.. Thanks for your help..
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17 Aug 2013   #10
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Your very welcome.
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