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Locking when I type "l"

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by DukeD, May 31, 2011.

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  1. DukeD

    DukeD Thread Starter

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    Kind of a wierd one, at least for me. All of a sudded, whenever I type the letter"l" in any program, I get the blue locked screen. All I need do is hit enter or click the user icon( since it is not passworded) but does anyone have any idea what's going on here. Running Win 7 professional 32 bit.

    Thanks!
     
  2. valis

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    pressing the windows key and holding the 'L' key will automatically lock the pc; just like holding the windows key and hitting the letter M will show the desktop.

    If you can type the letter M and not have an issue, it's not the windows key being held down. Other than that, I've not a clue yet.
     
  3. DukeD

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    Thanks for the quick reply... but no, the windows key isn't involved here.
     
  4. valis

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    if this is a laptop, make sure that your numlock keys are not turned on.
     
  5. DukeD

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    Not a laptop... desktop
     
  6. valis

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    have you swapped out the keyboard?
     
  7. DukeD

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    No to swap out... will try that later
     
  8. valis

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    try that and let us know.
     
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