Forum discussion tagged with key.
  1. T

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 reinstall questions

    I am going to replace my motherboard, cpu and ram and I read on the internet that to prevent any incompatibility issues with hardware and drivers etc, I should reinstall windows 10. Can I reinstall Windows through the OS itself (so without a usb flash drive) before swapping out for my new...
  2. Question MSI GE60 Laptop Keyboard Key Popped Out

    So I just got my laptop keyboard renewed and while I was testing it the Shift key of the keyboard popped out, and I couldn't figure out how to put it back in. If it isn't clear in the image there's a metal strip inside the keyhole that can be taken out. Also the top left small plastic hooks on...
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    [SOLVED] Activation lost when upgrading to Windows 11

    Hi, I was using Windows 10 Home activated with an OEM license, I no longer have the product key but it was automatically activated everytime I did a new install. I did a fresh new install for Windows 11 Home and it didn't activate automatically so I went back to Windows 10 Home in order to keep...
  4. Loaphs

    [SOLVED] My laptop keyboard sometimes has trouble with the A key ?

    Beginning only recently, my laptop keyboard is acting up. It started as just every time I open the laptop, my A key will stop working for a little bit of time, requiring me to press on it a few times for it to function. However, it has come to the point where, as I am typing this, the A key has...
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    [SOLVED] Pressing left alt key presses 4 other keys, not left alt... bug or feature?

    Hello there! I have an Asus ROG Claymore keyboard from 2019. I've noticed some issues in the past months where whenever I sync it with AuraSync, all my other ROG devices (Fusion 500 and Gladius II) seem to get the note but the Claymore keeps blacking out (only on Sync mode, not on individual...
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    [SOLVED] $150 to $200 to replace two keyboard keys worth it?

    Hello, I've recently been having issues with two of the keys on my laptop's keyboard, the z key and the Windows key. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the keyboard driver, spraying compressed air under the keys in question, all that stuff, to no avail. I've come to the conclusion that...
  7. ReubenDre

    [SOLVED] My w key acts like a windows key

    whenever i press the w key it acts like im pressing the Windows Key I tried it on the on screen keyboard and whenever i pressed it, it showed me that i was pressing the windows key please help i need my w key to work again
  8. N

    [SOLVED] Alt Button Deselects Window

    When you press the Alt button, without pressing anything else, it appears to reset whatever window is selected. Whatever you might be clicking on, it is reset, and your selection is ignored. In a web browser, for example, if you have a text box open and press alt, you can't keep typing. If you...
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    Asus Zephyrus G14 spacebar/keyboard issue

    Hello. I was just wondering if it is just me or if someone else is having this issue. When I press the spacebar it only register like 50% of the time. I have to press it right in the middle for it to work 100%. When i press more to the bottom or the the left of the spacebar, the issue starts...
  10. Slimpar

    [SOLVED] Locked out of windows 10 (organization account)

    I've been using a student version of windows 10 on my home pc because it was offered for free by my university. I asked them multiple times if I would still have access to it after graduating, and they all said yes. Lo and behold when I try to log in now I get a message "you can not log in with...
  11. anna.gucc

    [SOLVED] Some of the keys in my keyboard are often late to respond.

    2 particular letters of my HP laptop's keyboard, the L and the O, and sometimes the P and the 9 (all next to each other) don't work. I don't have any idea why: I don't remember when it started, probably some months ago. I'm a bit messy, so I thought maybe some food went into them or any types...
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    Question Keyboard key not working anywhere but game

    So a button 3 is not working, i wrote this one on numpad but the one above letters isnt working on web browser, notepad, calculator... only place it works is on CoD modern warfare i can call killstreaks with it, so the key works but it isnt registered outside the game. When i set the keyboard...
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    [SOLVED] How to check to which Microsoft account my Windows Product key has been linked

    I have recently started looking into upgrading my CPU/Mobo/RAM. And I understand that I will have to be certain when upgrading hardware to make sure I have a digitally linked Windows product key. Luckily I have upgraded from Windows 7, to 10 long ago and thus have a digitally linked Product key...
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    [SOLVED] Keyboard key wont work (Razer Blackwidow Elite)

    Just got a Razer blackwidow elite and i noticed the num pad 9 key didnt work, but i went onto keyboard tester and it did show that i clicked the key but wouldnt type. So i downloaded key tweak and just made the key 9 the same for the num pad 9 key, so its just mirroring it so it works. But now...
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    Question Both CTRL keys not working

    Hi, i am sorry if i am asking this in the wrong section. Anyways, both ctrl keys stopped working suddenly yesterday. I tried cleaning it but no luck. So i uninstalled the keyboard drivers from device manager and restarted my pc and ctrl started working again. Then i turned it off at night...
  16. Question Buy keys separately

    Good Morning. I would like to know if anyone knows any pages that sell spare keys for notebooks. The D key of my ASUS ROG GL553-VD was broken and I need to replace it. Please, those who know, leave the link in comments or send me a private message with the link. Thank you.
  17. abduABS

    Question How can I Hardware reset my redragon keyboard?

    Hi, I'd like to know how can I reset the Redgraon K550 yama keyboard as the the rec button for the macro keys is not working.
  18. jamaloo

    Question Does bit locker always ask for recovery key when connected via USB?

    Hi, I have a laptop with bit locker encryption. I replaced my hard with another non encrypted hard disk and installed fresh windows on it. Now when plug my encrypted drive via usb3 and tries to bot via it.... bit locker asks for recovery key which i can provide and boot from it. My questions...
  19. Question Key keep falling off

    My acer aspire e14 "W" key keep falling off. I have tried putting it back several times but if I press at the bottom of the "W" key it will fall off again. Does it need glue or something? Can someone teach me how to put it back ? Thank you The clip is not broken i think The "W" key
  20. asasasssasssasssassss

    Question Spilled water on my Tecware Phantom 87 how to fix it ?

    So i spilled 200ml of water on my keyboard. It works fine except for the backlighting it works but goes haywire when plugged in. For now i have resorted to using the rice trick for the keyboard. Any other methods ?
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    Question Logitech G13 keys virtually stuck - software problem

    Recently, my G13 has had a type of "sticky key" issue. There is no grime in the key. I am quite certain this is a software issue, although I am having trouble discovering the source. Periodically, ANY one of the G keys will "stick" and remain virtually pressed for a few seconds. While "stuck"...
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    Question can I bind a key to change resolutions?

    I have a few resolutions on NVIDIA control panel that I use and I was wondering if there was a way to bind the keys so that I could just change the resolutions like that. Is this possible and if so, how?
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    [SOLVED] Computer eligible for Windows 10 key?

    Hello all! Straight to the point: Is there any way to check if a computer is eligible for a valid Windows 10 key before installing? I have a 4/5 year old mini-pc lying around. It currently runs Win7. I don't remember if it came with no OS or if with Win8 and downgraded. Thanks!
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    [SOLVED] Cloning disc image of activated Windows 10 to other PC

    Hello all! I have an activated copy of Windows 10 on my main PC. However, I will be moving and will be without that computer for up to 2 months. I want to clone the OS (Win10 plus all my apps and settings) to a laptop in the meantime. There might be a bit of an overlap, meaning I would have...
  25. R

    [SOLVED] Mouse middle click not working

    I have a Logitech G300s mouse. It was working just fine up to a couple of days back, when I noticed that the middle click just stopped working. The scroll wheel itself is fine, because the mouse scrolls perfectly fine, but the middle click isn't getting detected. I've tried uninstalling and...
  26. M

    PC Won’t login / stay on

    So I sorta had this issue before. I installed connectify, a program, and after right away like last time or the next day, when I launched my pc it brings me to the login page and right away says incorrect user or pass, then I press ok type in my right password, it spins for a little bit And then...
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    Can't play ark survival evolved on my pc

    So I downloaded the game because I owned it on xbox and its an xbox play anywhere title which means i f I have on xbox I can get it for pc but when I downloaded on my pc it opens for a second then closes so idk what to do
  28. NDDU Julius BSIT

    Is the G4600 paired with a 750Ti a good Gaming and Graphic editing PC?

    Planning to start with a 7th gen Intel platform and since the G4560 isn't available, prices for the G4600 came down and there is a local shop here that offers a CPU+Motherboard bundle. I currently have a GTX 750Ti in my system and I am planning to sell the rest of the components leaving the PSU...
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    WIndows won't allow access to a folder.

    I'm trying to install Java for a friend of mine, but every time I try to run the .exe the message "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item." They're the only user on the computer, and are then (obviously) the...
  30. S

    best cpu for cs:go , rising storm 2 , overwatch and game streaming

    so im building my pc very soon and I was wondering for what cpu should I go. I am gonna be streaming these games which you can see in the thread title. I am on a budget so im looking for intel i5's or ryzen 5 cpus the max im gonna spend on the cpu is 190 dollars so guys can you suggest me anything?
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    Really need help with my GTX1080!

    Recently I followed Jayztwocents' guide to OC'ing and I did so without touching voltage. I did it using MSI Afterburner and was at about 170% on core clocks when I noticed artifacts so I bumped it down and tried to restart my computer. After that, I could never boot up with my 1080 again...
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    Possible to build a new desktop around an old MBP HDD?

    Hi, I have an older MacBook Pro that is likely going to give out in the next year to two years. I'm looking to take the HDD from that MBP which has as verified version of OSX on it, and then build a tower around it with new hardware chosen from mac compatible hardware. Does anyone know if this...
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    please help with my nzxt h440

    i have recently purchased a NZXT h440 case for my build which is now completed, but i do not know how to configure the intake and exhaust for my fans, so far i am running 3 120s for exhaust up front, and 3 140s for the intakes in the back and front. also, the two 140s up top have to stay as an...
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    Audio noob, dont know how to get 5.1 headphones to properly work

    I have a pair of ATH m50x headphones but i cant get the audio coming out of all directions. I noticed this when playing overwatch as when i listen to characters from the front or sides i can hear them fine but from the back not at all. This is afffecting other things like videos, other game...
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    DIY Vacuum Tubes

    Is anyone here interested in or actually building DIY triodes for projects like audio preamps or simple radios? I don't mean just watching Paillard, Gasslinger or others on YouTube.
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    Switching from Intel HD Graphics to AMD Radeon Graphics

    Hi. I bought a new laptop with Intel HD 520 Graphics and AMD Radeon R7 m360 dedicated graphics. I want to know how to switch from the Integrated graphics card to the dedicated one as whenever I play a game such as Minecraft, it will always say it is running on Intel HD Graphics I have tried: -...
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    How Well Will An Intel Celeron G1840 Paired With A Zotac GTX 750 Ti Perform?

    I want to know if the budget PC i'm building will be able to run some modern titles as well as some less demanding titles at 720p either 30 or 60 FPS on at least low settings. Games like: -Insurgency -Battlefield 4 -Far Cry 3 and Far Cry Blood Dragon -Borderlands 2 -Arma 3 -GTA V -No Mans Sky...
  38. O

    how do I clean boot a wundows phone running 8.1

    Working with start up configurations in an mobile operating system environment
  39. S

    Alienware X51 r2 boot problem.

    Morning everyone. I am selling my PC and yesterday evening re-set it and wiped all my information from it. This morning I have switched it on to make sure everything was ok and it will not start up past the first Alienware logo. I have run a diagnostic and everything was ok and no problems...
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    GPU? Mother Board? or Both?

    So I have been experiencing some strange computer issues lately. Issue #1: The primary cause for concern I have is the fact that my system is experiencing 2 different kinds of crashes. One is where the are black white and colored horizontal lines on the screen my friend in IT says that is most...