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Windows 7: Cannot type capital w, shuts down browser

07 Jan 2012   #1

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
Cannot type capital w, shuts down browser

Last night I went to a website to cast a vote. went to enter name which starts with w, browser shut down. Now all browsers, Firefox, IE, Chrome either shut down or open new window when trying to type capital w.

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07 Jan 2012   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64

Sounds to me like the Ctrl key is stuck on as Ctrl+W closes browser (and other) windows. Could also be that you've picked up some kind of malware.
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