CTRL shortcuts don't work (i.e. CTRL+V)

  littlejones 12:15 09 Jul 06
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Hi guys,

Right, basically the problem is that shortcuts like CTRL+V, CTRL+C, CTRL+Y, CTRL+ALT+DEL) don't work, but I know the CTRL key isn't broken as I can use CTRL+F in MS Word. The SHIFT key is also having similar problems, although I can use it to highlight stuff so that is also not broken.

My keyboard is on my laptop, and it's set to the English language. I have run 11 different spyware/adware/virus/registry cleaning programs and so if something uninvited caused this then it is now gone, and I just need to fix the problem, which guess can be done through the registry - I just don't know how.

I've done a search and a couple of threads seem to be similar problems, however no solution was arrived at or the thread is so old that the help links are no longer there.

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Thanks in advance!

  Woolwell 13:21 09 Jul 06

I find it odd that CTRL+F works and not the others. Have you opened Notepad and see if the CTRL+V and CTRL+C work there?

Suggest you connect an external keyboard and see if your CTRL functions work then. This will then indicate whether your laptop keyboard is faulty or not.

  Stuartli 14:45 09 Jul 06

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