Windows 10: some key are malfunctioning

Discus and support some key are malfunctioning in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; My CTRL keu is working for mute and START & ALT keys are working for sleeep. please, help me. I am so frustrated with these setting. plesase, help me... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by ravijazz, Jun 14, 2021.

  1. ravijazz Win User

    some key are malfunctioning

    My CTRL keu is working for mute and START & ALT keys are working for sleeep. please, help me. I am so frustrated with these setting. plesase, help me ... THANKYOU

    ravijazz, Jun 14, 2021

  2. Specific Keyboard Keys Malfunctioning

    My keyboard keys have recently been malfunctioning. Sometimes, the keys do not register at all, and sometimes, it as to be pressed and held with force to register. Only a few select keys are effected, namely the: right arrow key, \, e, g, h, and 8 and 9 on the numerical keypad.

    The keyboard was the factory keyboard included with my Asus X751LD laptop.

    This started after I used a Java application. It is very unlikely to be a hardware issue, as the laptop was never moved or subjected to drops. Another possible factor is I have used Autosofted Keyboard Presser.

    The keys function, although with lag, after startup, but stop working within a few seconds.

    I have tried the following to no avail:

    • Restarting
    • Restarting in Safe Mode
    • Updating keyboard drivers in Device Manager
    • Updating Java

    These sites did not help:

    Does anyone know how to fix this?

    (Was a pain typing this, makes me understand just how much I use the e key)


    I tested the keyboard with a Linux live CD. First time I booted, the keys will not registrar in a notepad app unless I repetitively press them around 20 times. I rebooted into Linux again, this time the keyboard worked OK, but missed keystrokes occasionally. In both situations it was the same keys as described above that were malfunctioning.

    After rebooting into Windows, the keyboard functioned like the 2nd situation above (occasional missed strokes) for around 5min. Then no amount of pressing on the malfunctioning keys could make it register.
    George Tian, Jun 14, 2021
  3. grschinon Win User
    Nokia N95's Keys are malfunctioning

    If sweat is the cause as you seem to think then it would suggest a hardware fault rather than software.

    I suggest you take/send your N95 to your nearest Nokia Care Point for evaluation.
    grschinon, Jun 14, 2021
  4. some key are malfunctioning

    Taskbar bug: switching to another window -will not appear at the front

    Follow either of these steps to fix the issue with the Active window hiding behind.

    Method 1:
    I suggest you to disable window by hovering over it with the mouse and check if it helps. To do so I suggest you to try the below given steps and check if it helps:

    1. Press Windows key + X key and click on Control Panel.
    2. Select or click Ease of Access.
    3. Click or tap onEase of Access Centre.
    4. Click on Make the Mouse Easier to Use was uncheck Activate Window by hovering over it with the mouse.
    5. Check if issue is resolved.
    Method 2:
    I would suggest you to completely uninstall the touchpad driver and reinstall it. Kindly follow the below given steps.

    1. Press “Windows key + X” and click on “Device Manager”.
    2. In the list of devices, you should see the touchpad drivers.
    3. Right click on the device and then select "Uninstall".
    4. In the uninstall dialog, make sure you select the option to delete the driver package from the system. This causes the driver package installed earlier to be deleted.
    5. In the Action menu of Device manager, select “Scan for Hardware changes” option. This will cause the device driver to be reinstalled. Once the driver is installed, close all windows and restart the computer.
    ChojiTiger, Jun 14, 2021

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