Windows 10: Keyboard and mouse only available for shortcut keys

Discus and support Keyboard and mouse only available for shortcut keys in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; This problem happens in a sudden when i was watching movie. Now i can only open any link by right click on the link and open in new tab. It goes the... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by Snowing_Fire, Jul 22, 2021.

  1. Keyboard and mouse only available for shortcut keys


    This problem happens in a sudden when i was watching movie. Now i can only open any link by right click on the link and open in new tab. It goes the same to "this PC" and any other softwares on my laptop. When i double click "this PC", it pops up settings but not files where we usually can open on this pc. The keyboard also only function for shortcut keys, and now i can no longer type or google anything as it is not functioned for typing anymore. It goes the same to other places in my laptop as well. I've tried on external keyboard and on-screen/touch keyboard as well, but it all appears to be

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    Snowing_Fire, Jul 22, 2021
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  2. Arun B J Win User

    Keyboard shortcut Alt key not working

    Hi,



    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, Jul 22, 2021
    #2
  3. Ultimate list of all Windows keyboard shortcuts with Win keys


    Ultimate list of all Windows keyboard shortcuts with Win keys


    Keyboard and mouse only available for shortcut keys [​IMG]

    Read more: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...oard-shortcuts
     
    Cluster Head, Jul 22, 2021
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  4. John Fer Win User

    Keyboard and mouse only available for shortcut keys

    Unresponsive Mouse and Keyboard in Windows 10

    Hi,

    One reason why your mouse and keyboard is not working is because of an outdated driver. We suggest that you update the mouse and keyboard driver by following the steps below:

    • Pres Windows+X key on your keyboard.
    • Select Device Manager.
    • Locate the mouse and keyboard drivers, right click, then click on Update.

    If you need further assistance, don't hesitate to reach out.
     
    John Fer, Jul 22, 2021
    #4
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