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Windows 7: Windows+L shortcut key (lock session) not working anymore

24 Apr 2013   #1

Windows+L shortcut key (lock session) not working anymore

hello, everything's in title, this shortcut doesn't work anymore, randomly (comes back later) nothing happen when pressed. i'd like to find out why!

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24 Apr 2013   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

Maybe the keyboard is going bad. Does it work every time using the onscreen keyboard?

Go to Start and type on-screen into the field named Search programs and files.
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26 Apr 2013   #3


Keyboard working fine, this is not the reason. When i press ctrl+shif+esc one or two times, then win+l rework.. I'd like to understand..
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26 Apr 2013   #4

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by unko View Post
Keyboard working fine, this is not the reason....
I'm not convinced of that just yet, but we will move on.

There are ways for software to "absorb" certain keystrokes. You can try this procedure...
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup see if you can locate any software that is absorbing the winkey+L combo.
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