Ohter times the entire document gets highlighted and with the next keystroke I unintentionally delete my entire document. If Microsoft cares so much about about helping the world he should start by really caring about his customers who are making him so rich he can do this. When I press my backspace, spacebar, and enter keys on my laptop, they do not function as they should. The text justification and margins change randomly as well. For example, using Chrome, using backspace in the address bar; no problem. Okay i do 6not have a laptop i have a Emachi6ne desktop computer i i6nstalled wi6ndows 7 o6n over vista si6nce vista kept steali6ng my mouse! Backspace opens up a window for computer only, duplicate, extend, and projector only.
Sorry I cannot find some more reasonable steps to reproduce this. The only time it does anything different is if I shift the focus away from the 'Quick Reply' text box say, by highlighting the words 'Autism Awareness' beneath your name in order to copy them. This describes my issues exactly. Ohter times the entire document gets highlighted and with the next keystroke I unintentionally delete my entire document. The keyboard setting above didn't make a difference. He also has experienced the same infuriating issue while just trying to do the simplest tasks on this laptop. Step 2: Find the option for Switch off Filter Keys, turn it off and reboot it.
They are in the 'Edit' category. Wait for the computer to restart and open Windows. Not 100% sure this is the same thing seem by others in the thread, but it might be related. Maybe filter keys or sticky keys are on? Backspace is not working in Explorer, Firefox, windows document names, Word but I will try in Notepad and write here. For almost 9 months - after I installed Windows 7 on my Dell laptop - this problem drove me to frustration. I accidentally fixed the problem once.
I just now tried to update my iPhone, only to have it interrrupted by Windows telling me the device was no longer connected. Microsoft will tell you its hardware because they don't want to spend the time to fix it. If there is a keyboard driver program installed, remove it or upgrade it. I have no idea what can I do about it. Does anyone have any idea what might be wrong here and how I might fix this? I really appreciate any ideas. I have tried the keyboard on my laptop and it works fine.
Step 3: — Now, Click on keyboard from the left menu. Most likely a defective keyboard. Secondly, in the same section oo. Can you please also try the insiders channel release where we show a bit more information? If you feel my post has helped you please click the White Kudos! I seriously question their true abilities. Happened twice in a row. Not 100% sure this is the same thing seem by others in the thread, but it might be related. Tried the keyboards on other machines.
If i can get a totorial on how to get this stuff working. Was so happy to get windows 7. By the time the replacement came in, it was the newer Vostro 3300. Internet Speed: 5Mbps Browser: Internet Explorer 11, Firefox and SeaMonkey, Edge when absolutely necessary Antivirus: Windows Defender Other Info: Also running Linux Mint on a Desktop and a Notebook. They issues occur in Word can be caused if Ctrl key is hold. To say that I am unhappy with Windows 7 would be an understatement.
Pressing those keys hard enough on one side will make the keycap flex quite a bit. All of them have the same issues, i. The only time it does anything different is if I shift the focus away from the 'Quick Reply' text box say, by highlighting the words 'Autism Awareness' beneath your name in order to copy them. Similar help and support threads Thread Forum Hi, A few days ago I ran into a problem; my backspace key wouldn't work, but only for select applications. Which build are you on? Don't worry I'll try to help you out. Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date 1 Feb 8, 2019 1 Dec 22, 2018 0 Oct 16, 2018 1 Sep 20, 2018 1 Sep 16, 2018 1 Jul 5, 2018 1 May 15, 2018 1 Apr 9, 2018 2 Mar 6, 2018 1 Oct 30, 2017 1 Sep 29, 2017 1 Aug 15, 2017 1 Aug 13, 2017 1 Jul 26, 2017 1 Jul 10, 2017 4 May 24, 2017 1 May 13, 2017 5 Apr 27, 2017 1 Dec 17, 2016 1 Dec 1, 2016. If that does not fix your issues, you can reinstate the old folder by reversing the re-naming.
I tried to uninstall and reinstall the keyboard driver, uninstall all of the Windows 7 automatic updates, but nothing helped. You can fix it quite easily. Backspace opens up a window for computer only, duplicate, extend, and projector only. I am at wit's end here. Have read al l the previous repliies apart from Drivrs and nothing has bought them bacjk. It happened last night on all sites on Edge.
I am an Engineer, who enjoys online gaming for recreation. I've got the same problem, I've tried every thing thats been said here including resetting my laptop, Asus X540U. My keys sometime work and then sometimes dont do anything. I tried uninstalling its wifi connection driver and restarting it and also do the command prompt thing. It was when I clicked any of them on yesterday that my problem started. He is going to call me tomorrow to follow up this issue and I guess he will try to convince me that it is a hardware problem. If it does, then it could be the keys themselves that are the issue.
I really appreciate any ideas. Due to this issue, we cannot use Keyboard currently. It seems to happen a lot for a day or so and then vanish for a month or so. I still have the same laptop and have reformatted a few times over the years but alway had to download Touchfreeze to control the cursor. The laptop had so many touchpad and keyboard problems that they replaced the system. First of all, check out your problem with the Windows On Screen Keyboard. For example, enter opens up a new firefox window.