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Old 11-25-2009, 11:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Some keyboard combos not working

Hi everyone, I'm hoping I can get some help regarding a keyboard issue that I've been having for a while (laptop keyboard, Acer Aspire 5570).

A couple key combonations don't seem to be working, namely CTRL + T to open a new tab in web browsers (the function does not work in Chrome, Firefox, or IE). The combo dos work if I release the control button while still holding down the T, which seems strange. CTRL + ALT + DEL also does not do anything, and regardless of how I release the keys it will not work.

The issue is present in both Vista and Ubuntu (dual-boot system), which is why I have posted here in the hardware forum. Most (if not all) other CTRL combos seem to work fine, however, so I don't know if this is hardware or not, and I can't seem to find any other occurances of this issue.

And help is greatly appreciated, thanks!
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