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Ctrl shortcuts partially working

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  • Keyboard Problems
  • Keyboard Failure
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Last response: in Laptop Tech Support
November 9, 2016 1:01:35 AM

Some shortcuts on my laptop keyboard are working normally while pressing keys simultaneously (Ctrl + A, Ctrl + S, Ctrl + N, Ctrl + D...), but some are not (Ctrl + Z, Ctrl + Y, Ctrl + X, Ctrl + C, Ctrl + V...).

Actually, they are working only when I: press and hold Ctrl + C (for example) and then release only Ctrl key, but when I simultaneously press the key combination like it suppose to, nothing happens.

I tried uninstalling the keyboard driver from device manager, no luck.

Recently, I had a problem with my laptop keyboard (some keys malfunctioned) which I solved by holding on/off button while laptop was turned off, unplugged and without battery. Maybe this strange issue is connected with this?

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a c 989 D Laptop
November 9, 2016 3:59:58 PM

When you uninstalled the keyboard driver, did you make sure to reboot the laptop before having it reinstalled?

If you did, and going by the other problem you mentioned, I would start to wonder if there are any damaged/loose connections to the keyboard.
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