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Windows 7: Weird mouse behaviour

16 Jun 2013   #11
rigsby

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

OK. It is the SHIFT key. It was fine all morning. I went out for about 5 hours, came back - and viola, the problem occurred. I banged the SHIFT key a few times and the problem was solved - whereas before I rebooted or logged-off/on to fix it. So it is that SHIFT key - but what I don't inderstand is why rebooting or logging off/on should fix it. Surely if it's stuck, then it's really stuck. Rebooting etc. is not gonna unstick it !?!?!?


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16 Jun 2013   #12
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rigsby View Post
OK. It is the SHIFT key. It was fine all morning. I went out for about 5 hours, came back - and viola, the problem occurred. I banged the SHIFT key a few times and the problem was solved - whereas before I rebooted or logged-off/on to fix it. So it is that SHIFT key - but what I don't inderstand is why rebooting or logging off/on should fix it. Surely if it's stuck, then it's really stuck. Rebooting etc. is not gonna unstick it !?!?!?
That is a good question.

Maybe it works on a "change of state" principle.
If the key is stuck during boot up, maybe the PC ignores the key signal until it changes again.
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17 Jun 2013   #13
sk0t0s

Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
 
 

Good to know that you sort it out. Don't forget to mark this thread solved :)
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17 Jun 2013   #14
rigsby

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Thanks for all the help, everyone.
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