Windows 10: Pressing the ALT key makes my computer press different keys on the keyboard

Discus and support Pressing the ALT key makes my computer press different keys on the keyboard in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; When I press and/or hold down that alt key on my keyboard. My computer just does random stuff like turn on CAPS LOCK, muting discord using my keyboard... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by Muffinz022, Oct 3, 2020.

  1. Pressing the ALT key makes my computer press different keys on the keyboard


    When I press and/or hold down that alt key on my keyboard. My computer just does random stuff like turn on CAPS LOCK, muting discord using my keyboard shortcut, close apps, open apps. From what I see on the virtual keyboard keys just get randomly pushed every time I press and/or hold the ALT key.

    :)
     
    Muffinz022, Oct 3, 2020
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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, Oct 3, 2020
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  3. Kreij Win User
    Zippy! Automatic Button Pressing program.

    Wouldn't it have been more expedient to ditch the GUI and make Zippy! a hot key activated app?
    (Similar to how TPUCapture works)
    For instance ... Zippy! is running in the background. The user presses a key combo (say Alt-Z) to tell Zippy! to repeat the next key/mouse click it sees until the hot key combo is pressed again?
    So Alt+Z and then left mouse click tells Zippy! to repeat the left mouse click until Alt+Z is pressed again.
    That would completely eliminate the need for profiles.

    Just a suggestion for version 2.0 *Wink Pressing the ALT key makes my computer press different keys on the keyboard ;)
    As always, good work Ford. Definitely useful with Minecraft. *Toast :toast:
     
    Kreij, Oct 3, 2020
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  4. manofthem Win User

    Pressing the ALT key makes my computer press different keys on the keyboard

    Booting without press any key

    @dhievm go ahead and list the model number that gives exact specs/info.


    Does it stop right at the Toshiba logo and sit there? Will it sit forever til you press a key, or will it eventually work after so long?
     
    manofthem, Oct 3, 2020
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