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Windows 7: Keyboard not working in GAMES ONLY (somewhat)

22 Apr 2012   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

guys my computer is windows vista i just became member becouse of this problem 1 of the games are offline 2 of them are online the wasd keys work in typring in the gamebut in movement it doesnt work i cheack the servises everthing is tick but one do i tick it its name is installdriver table manager but i dont thing thats the problem there is something called pnkbstr2 or something untick i know what that is i delete it like i year ago but plz help what do i do

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05 May 2012   #12

Windows 7 Professional x64

1. Run a virus scan with Microsoft Security Essentials or your choice of Anti-Virus

2. If a keylogger is installed on your computer, uninstall it.

3. Check if problem is solved in your respective game(s).

4. If not, look for GuardedID and Constant Guard in your installed programs. (If neither of these are present, skip to step 5) If it is present, you have Comcast Constant Guard installed. Uninstall either GuardedID individually, or the entire Comcast Constant Guards suite. Follow reboot instructions, then check if problem is fixed in your game.

5. If you find neither a keylogger nor GuardedID installed on your PC, go find and download an official copy of Comcast Constant Guard. (Only if your ISP is Comcast will these next steps work, as you need to be connected to the Comcast network to use Constant Guard.)

6. Completely install Comcast Constant Guard, though don't allow it your personal info unless you plan on actually using this program. It will ask to reboot your computer to complete installation. Follow those directions.

7. After reboot, find Constant Guard in your installed programs, and completely uninstall it. It will ask to reboot your computer again; allow it.

8. Your problem should now be fixed.

I have had this problem off and on for awhile now, affecting games that I play. The mouse movement was screwed up in Minecraft and BOTH Portal games, while my WASD keys refused to work in all three Mass Effect games, and also Tribes: Ascend. I had spent a VERY long time trying to solve the problem using things like Ccleaner to clean my pc, registry fixes, reinstalling keyboard/mouse drivers, uninstalling programs I don't use, and the like. Then, after I read something somewhere about how uninstalling Constant Guard would solve it, I checked if that program was installed. It wasn't. After trying out a few other ideas for solutions, I decided 'what the heck? how about I just install it, and THEN uninstall it?' And by golly IT WORKED! It still upsets me that I can't figure out the specific problem that was causing this to happen, but I'm glad to be able to play my games again.

NOTE: I realize that having to fulling install a program, reboot your pc, uninstall, and reboot again is a very lengthy task. But this is the only way that I have figured out to solve this problem, if someone figures out a better way, please post it!
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20 Jul 2012   #13

vita ultimate x64

Anybody found a working solution for this???

Got no net lag, constant 125fps and mouse input is fine.

Will be removing win 7 if It persists and will not buy further versions of windows until I know it is fixed.
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14 Jul 2014   #14

Simple fix

This fix is time consuming but useful as a last resort.
The problem can be caused by any program that interacts with your keyboard, not just key loggers which is why virus scanners do not always pick it up. To find out which process is causing the problem you will have to test each one by ending it in task manager.

1. Open task manager.
2. End the first 10 background processes, then try to play the game.
3. Repeat step two Until the game is playable. You have now narrowed down the offending process.
4. Restart the computer.
5. End the last 10 processes that you previously ended individually, testing the keyboard in game after each one.
6. You have now identified which processes has caused the problem. You can now delete its program, or end it each time you want to play games.

Good luck :)
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19 Jul 2015   #15

window 8.1 64-bit
Global auto correct

i have a program called global auto correct installed and that was the reason i couldn't get it to work
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 Keyboard not working in GAMES ONLY (somewhat)

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