Windows 10: delete key not working

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  1. Herm61 Win User

    delete key not working

    Why all of a sudden doesnt my delete key work, butbackspace works?

    Herm61, Jun 17, 2020
  2. topgundcp Win User

    Unable to delete a folder - Invalid folder name

    1. Run chkdsk x: /r to make sure that there's no HD corruption.
      x: is the drive containing the folder you want to delete.
    2. Try to delete the folder again. If still does not work, go to step 3.
    3. Download: Download - Linux Mint and create a bootable USB using: Rufus - Create bootable USB
    4. Boot up with Linux Mint and try to delete the folder again.
      NOTE: Unlike WinPE. Linux does not have any Windows permission imposed to it so it is easier to delete.
    topgundcp, Jun 17, 2020
  3. csatennis Win User
    Taskbar bug: switching to another window -will not appear at the front

    I have been trying to fix this for months. Your solution Method 1 seemed to work. THANK YOU!!!!

    csatennis, Jun 17, 2020
  4. Arun B J Win User

    delete key not working

    Keyboard shortcut Alt key not working


    Before we proceed, I need more information to help you better.

    • Since when are you facing this issue?

    • Did you make any software or hardware changes on your computer prior to this issue?

    I suggest you to follow the steps below and check if it helps.

    Step 1: You may check if the ALT key is functioning correctly in on-screen keyboard. It will help us to verify if there is any issue with the keyboard.

    Follow the steps below to open On-screen Keyboard.

    • Windows + Q, type OSK (on-screen keyboard)

    • And check if it works
    Step 2: Run Hardware and device Troubleshooter.

    Windows 10 has a built-in troubleshooter to check and fix issues with hardware and devices. I would suggest you to run this troubleshooter to check if the issue is with your devices. Refer these steps:

    • Press Windows key +X, select Control panel.

    • Change the view by option on the top right to Large icons.

    • Click on troubleshooting and click on the view all option on the left panel.

    • Run the Hardware and devices troubleshooter.

    Keep us posted on this issue so that we can assist you better.
    Arun B J, Jun 17, 2020

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