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Windows 7: disabling Escape ^ characters in COMMAND PROMPT

25 Nov 2014   #1
waran

windows 7 Ultimate X64
 
 
disabling Escape ^ characters in COMMAND PROMPT

hi
i am facing following error in command Prompt

C:\WINDOW>
when i am start typing automatically escape ^ characters appears in command prompt;

Ex: want to type

C:\WINDOW>cd\

when typing it appears MOVING TO NEXT LINE AND IT APPEARS

C:\WINDOW
C:\WINDOW>^D^\

how to disable this. thanks.
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25 Nov 2014   #2
Berton

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP
 
 

We don't see anything in your System Specs about the computer but a couple of things, one is whether other things/programs work properly and the other is whether using a different keyboard layout such as Dvorak or different language. Also, have you tried a different keyboard? When I see typing issues the first thing I do is shut the computer down and pull the power cord and keyboard/mouse cords out, wait a couple of minutes then put everything back and try again.
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25 Nov 2014   #3
Pyprohly

Windows 10, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 7 Professional, OS X El Capitan
 
 

Hi Waran,

It appears your Ctrl button is being held down when you type. A bit like how holding shift and typing produces different characters.

Try a new keyboard?
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25 Nov 2014   #4
waran

windows 7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Thank you Berton and Pyprohly for your immediate support. it worked well.
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25 Nov 2014   #5
Berton

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP
 
 

You're welcome.
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