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Windows 7: Backspace not working only for select applications

30 Jan 2017   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Backspace not working only for select applications


A few days ago I ran into a problem; my backspace key wouldn't work, but only for select applications.
For example, using Chrome, using backspace in the address bar; no problem. But in Google's search bar? Nope. In the typing of this thread? Nope. Just found out enter doesn't work here either (and it does in other applications).. This doesn't happen straight away, when I reboot the keyboard works fine again. I tried other USB ports (usb keyboard), but all give the same problem.

It doesn't seem like I have a key stuck (as far as I can tell, trying it in word didn't show anything weird (also, in Word all keys work fine, as well as in notepad in which I am typing this)). I also checked my language settings but I don't see anything different there either. Ran MalwareBytes, but no luck either.

If anyone has a thought on what to do, it'd be of great help! (CTRL+V doesn't work either)

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