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Old 07-03-2007, 03:27 PM   #1
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I must have hit some command keys in error - caps lock is reversed, numeral keys always produce symbols, entire page highlights when I click on a section or file (e.g jpeg). How can I fix this? Running Windows XP.
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Hi JodyO and welcome to TSF !

Have you tried pressing the caps lock key again or pressing the shift key to deactive the caps lock ?

It could also be the shift key that's stuck, try to repress it several times.

Go to control panel => accessibility options and check that the sticky keys are not enabled.

Lastly, try to reboot the computer, and unplug/replug the keyboard.

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Many thanks! (I had already checked Sticky Keys). I believe it must've been a stuck Shift key. I also pressed left and then right Shift keys so am not sure exactly what worked, but something did!
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