Windows 10: Control key problems

Discus and support Control key problems in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; At some point recently my Ctrl key started acting strangely. It beeps either 2 times or 4 times depending on the phase of the moon. I cannot hit any... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by jeffnc, Jun 8, 2019.

  1. jeffnc Win User

    Control key problems


    At some point recently my Ctrl key started acting strangely. It beeps either 2 times or 4 times depending on the phase of the moon. I cannot hit any other key to get a function since it takes the Ctrl key to mean something by itself. It will do things like bring up the history tab in Firefox or other weird behavior in other apps. This is not a sticky key or similar issue as I already tried that (that behaves differently anyway.) Any help appreciated.

    :)
     
    jeffnc, Jun 8, 2019
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  2. volume control error

    Hi Akash,

    The issue with volume control could have happened due to the corrupted or outdated driver. To resolve your issue, we suggest that you follow the 2 methods below:

    Method 1: Run the Audio Troubleshooter on the system.



    Windows 10 has a built-in troubleshooter to check and fix issues with Sound. We would suggest you run this troubleshooter to check if the issue is with your Audio



    Refer these steps:



    • Press Windows key+X, select Control panel.
    • Change the view as an option on the top right to Large icons.
    • Click on troubleshooting and click on the view all option on the left panel
    • Run the playing Audio troubleshooter

    Method 2. Uninstall and reinstall the latest drivers from the manufacturer website.

    Follow the steps to update the audio drivers:

    • Press Windows key + X key and click Device Manager.
    • Expand the Sound, Video and game controllers.
    • Right-click on the Sound card and click on Uninstall.
    • Install the latest audio driver from the manufacturer website.

    Let us know the result for us to assist you further.
     
    Anthony Gal, Jun 8, 2019
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  3. STEvil Win User
    Fan control for 4870X2 broken in 1.17

    Fixed fan controls yes. Annoying profiles yes. Buggy code yes.

    I'd rather just set it and forget it as the feature list of RBE suggested it was capable of doing.
     
    STEvil, Jun 8, 2019
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  4. dalchina Win User

    Control key problems

    Windows 10 1709 System Restore problems...


    That seems to be an attempt at Option 2 in the tutorial, which requires you to
    a. Boot to a command prompt (Did you?)
    b. You then seem to be mixing steps 3,4 and 5, thus your command is incorrect.

    I suggest Option 1 is easier.

    If you still have problems, please repost listing each specific step and saying which option from the tutorial you are using. Thanks.
     
    dalchina, Jun 8, 2019
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