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Discus and support Keyboard keys have changed functions. 'S' key behaves like the Alt key, etc. Win 10, Lenovo... in Windows 10 Gaming to solve the problem; Hello,I have a Lenovo Thinkpad E450 running Windows 10. Today morning when I powered it up I found that some of the keys are behaving like some other... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Gaming' started by vinodvadakkadath, May 22, 2022.

  1. Keyboard keys have changed functions. 'S' key behaves like the Alt key, etc. Win 10, Lenovo...


    Hello,I have a Lenovo Thinkpad E450 running Windows 10. Today morning when I powered it up I found that some of the keys are behaving like some other keys. For instance, pressing the 'S' key enables Alt key functions menus are activated, Ctrl+S+Del brings up the Task Manager, etc., 'B' and 'K' turn on the Scroll Lock. In addition, the P key is not working at all. I found these via the on-screen keyboard. The remaining keys seem to be working.I ran the troubleshooter and reinstalled the drivers. Windows is up to date. I restarted the machine several times. I also scanned the entire system usi

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    vinodvadakkadath, May 22, 2022
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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, May 22, 2022
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  3. Wile E Win User
    Keyboard with Tux keys

    He's not talking about it from a control standpoint. He want's to physically replace the Windows keys on his keyboards with ones that have Tux on them.
     
    Wile E, May 22, 2022
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  4. Keyboard keys have changed functions. 'S' key behaves like the Alt key, etc. Win 10, Lenovo...

    alt-key functionality

    Hi Steven,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

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

    • Single Click on the file.
    • Tap F2 ( Function Key).
    • Then type the name and enter.
    Hope this answers your query and do let us know if you need further assistance. We will be glad to assist.
     
    Andria Maria Mendez, May 22, 2022
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