RE: OT: Windows XP computer and Ctrl Key stick s. - Problem Expanded

  • From: Chris Cerer <ccerer@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 11:45:49 -0500

Silly question, but...Did you try changing out the keyboard to rule out
hardware failure?

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Sent: Monday, July 28, 2003 11:36 AM
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Subject: [exchangelist] RE: OT: Windows XP computer and Ctrl Key sticks.
- Problem Expanded


The computer thinks that the ctrl key is pressed down. Trying to type in
Word is not possible. Pressing v simply pastes the clipboard as if Ctrl was

If I start STICKY keys and the press a key say "a" it will type "a" to the
screen and then turn off STICKY Keys so once again Ctrl is pressed.

I am guessing this is caused by an unwanted program/service running on the

Has any one got any ideas?

Frustrated Admin

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