I had the same problem, but “Use StickyKeys” was unchecked, so I couldn’t resolve it that way. Ok, i tried the other key board and look: OSBHAKJSF it works! Thanks for the advice Leslie. this 8 seccond shift holding has troubled me many times. You have to press really hard to get even one letter typed. I mean, the majority of PC users are not going to be using these sticky, filter, and toggle key options. see i cant get anything. Many other keys are malfunctionning but know my main problem is the page dwn button … it is really annoying, as if i was always pressing that button. I don’t know what that means? It now shows double quotes and the pound sign respectively. and some of the keys that have the different puncuations also don’t work they are mixed u*. It does sound like a hardware problem. normal service is resumed . used pressing method of shift keys, even it did not work. I’ve tried so many things to fix this issue, but yours was finally the answer. now when i go to use my right shift key I can only do them wth the left shift key. Thank you. If you get @ by doing that it means your keyboard is set up as an american keyboard. A few days ago my shift keys would mysteriously stop working for hours at a time, which wouldn’t let me type characters like the question mark, exclamation mark, and percent sign. If you make the switch, you won't be able to go back to Windows 10 in S mode. And then press any 2 keys simulataneously. Yes, it seems to be a cat thing! HELLO I ACCIDENTLY TURNED ON SOME STICKY KEY SETTINGS AND NOW WHENEVER I MOVE CURSOR BACK AND FRONT USING BACK AND FORWARD KEYS THE TEXT IS SELECTING PLEASE TEL ME HOW TO CHANGE THIS SETTING. Better yet, fix the damned problem so the regular user does not have to search the web begging others who have figured out how to deal with the people to show them. It could be a hardware problem. @ # $… etc”. How annoying!! Does annyonne know what I should doo ? ok i do feel a little stupid now.. i found out the problem was that i had skype binded to mute when i pressed m and i guess when u have a key binded with skype it makes it so u cant type that letter at all… . I selected the Use Stickykeys and I did the next test. That seems to be all, I’ve tried cleaning under the keys, Turning Sticky Keys on and then off and I’ve turned the laptop off to see if that helps and It’s just playing up. (see Microsoft article 266140). i was wonderin if you can help me, the at key on my keyboard will not work ,the key im talking about is the one that you use for email adress e.g. New keyboard? I attempted to fix it with the control setting on windows, but that didn’t work. Have you tried plugging in a different keyboard? Heh … the “#” is what some refer to here as a pound sign. Make Sure the Updates Are Actually Stuck . I want to lock a key from my lenovo laptop,because key repeated automatically,kindly solve this problem. Tonight all of a sudden (I don’t know if I accidentally pressed a combination of keys or what not) when I press my Left Shift Key, it would now work as if I was pressing that “Take me to my E-Mail Web Site – Button”, it works both ways now at the same time: 1. The keyboard is fine when I exit Facebook. hope this solves it. I have slowed down the repeat key option in the control panel / keyboard window and have even tried blow-drying my key board on a low temp. I don’t know if it was some weird glitch or I just got very lucky, or if that is the legitimate solution for whatever the heck I did that made excel act like I was pressing down shift the entire time, but it worked for me. I mean, I’m not really sure what else you might expect? I would most appreciate a solution. Sounds to me like this has nothing to do with Vista. and not being able to use shift, leads to not being able to write questionmarks, exclamation points and all the other symbols and signs in the top left corner of each number button. Difficult to navigate w/some keyboard features inop & w/”sticky keys” & “filter keys” enabled. i hate having to copy and paste ‘?’ and ‘!’ while f.ex. My temporary solution is to use the ‘Shift’key on the right of the keyboard. Microsoft support could not offer a solution. As an upper casing key for letters and symbols: “A,B,C,D… ! It types lower case letters when the CAPS LOCK is on, and vice versa. I’ve looked at the articleabove but don’t see the answer. I think its a physical problem. That’s it. Sticky Keys is enabled in two ways: in the settings app, or by pressing and releasing the Shift key five times in a row. can you please email me? No characters can be selected. I tried removing the key and making sure that the key was not sticking. How do I get the filter key to stay off? In addition takes a lot of CPU’s time. hellow mr. leo Im having a problem with my rx-560 keyboard, it’s on auto shift mode I dont know how to fix this. I didn’t have to hold for 5 seconds, just press both at the same time. My computer mouse was stuck and wasn’t moving. Typing hard implies a physical problem with the keyboard. |I can’t figure out how to turn it off, but it interfers terribly with entering passwords and such, can anyone help|? Wednesday, February 27, 2008 3:54 PM. Have you ever gotten so frustrated with your computer that you just start randomly pounding on the keyboard… or perhaps a particular key? Lol Sorted Not hard At All.. So I researched more and found this. =gnrl I know on my laptop there was a “feature” to turn some of the keys into a number pad that would come on at random and was relatively simple (but not easy to remember) to shut it off. he decided to lie on top of the laptop because it was warm . Due too liquid spill ; many different key problems have occured. I took a look on this : https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/win-shift-s-freez/9b9b61c0-f684-4d85-b468-edf22b033892 but those steps look like a copypaste from somewhere. Great write up, my wife/kids computer had this irritating Sticky Keys issue. I cancel the filter key and it just comes back on…..only when using Facebook. I disabled the shortcut for these filters too. thanks. I’d reinstall windows but I don’t know if that will help. This will disable also its hot keys. To start with troubleshooting of hardware components and other devices, here are the basic steps: Click on the link attached in this step. how to get rid of it I have messed around with all the settings and sometimes there is noise and sometimes not. Sti\ll nothi\ng. I had shift key problem and has been solved. I tried different keyboard but it is the same so I assume it is a prog fault? There are no filters or software settings that can be dealt with by typing harder. The only way to get my keyboard working normally again is by restarting my computer. On the notepad, I hit the shift, I release it, I hit any letter (a for example), and bingo! I now don’t appear to be able to use the @ key – when I press the shift button and the @ key I get ” (Not on this computer but another one!). Video works in background, everything seems to be working fine, just the image frozen. I can’t type properly, my passwords aren’t being accepted because they’re being input in upper case. I’d reinstall windows but I don’t know if that will help. There are a few possibilities. steve. well after that didnt work i have restarted my computer. Only the laptop is frozen. please help. kudos to you . I’ve taken the key out and cleaned it and it is still not working. Now, they won’t work at all… I have to press the caps button to even get capital letters. I plugged an external monitor, and that one is not frozen. I usually see the shift key being stuck. There are other combination errors too. Restarting the computer worked but knowing the Left Shift cancel trick will outsmart her and be much faster next time. I had to check and uncheck a bunch of stuff and then hold both of the shift keys down simultaneously before it actually reset. Windows + Shift + S , I select the snipping area (tried the full screen option also), the image freezes. I wound up using “system restore” to an earlier restore point by navigating w/a partial mouse and lt/rt/up/dn keys. Pressing my left key twice in quick succession seem to clear the problem away…, I HAVE A GATEWAY LAPTOP AND THE KEYS OR STUCK AND I DON’T WHERE IS THE NUMBER KEY LOCATION ON MY THIS COMMPUTER CAN YOU HELP ME, MY KEYBOARDS GONE WEIRD IT WONT GO OFF LOCKS AND I CANT USE MY NUMBERS OF OTHER THINGS LIKE FULL STOPS >+!”. hi admin, I have problem with right SHIFT keyword Thank you. Not thinking, I restarted my computer and now I cant type in my password to log on! I will try to be nicer to my keboard too! That’s what fixed mine! It could be a hardware problem. It’s not like I can replace the keyboard on a laptop! My shift key simply won’t work. hi Leo Microsoft hat hier eine neue Tastenkombination hinzugefügt, mit der man sofort einen Teil des Desktops „ausschneiden“ kann. I cleaned the keyboard with compressed air but still couldn’t get it to stop acting as if the Shift Key was pressed. i ressed 2 alha keys at once, and nothing changed. Er funktioniert allerdings nur bei einem lokalen Drucker. Okay, I found this searching for MY problem. CTRL + ALT + DEL works, but the task manager is not opening, I can't click on anything.I can switch users from CTRL + ALT + DEL. I know have the left shift key working properly but the right shift key will not make a capital m or the symblos . All the short cuts they were opening the start button menu. In meinem Bilderordner kann ich ihn nirgends finden. All the accessibility options not selected. If stickykeys stays on even though it says it is off in the assecibility panel, just unplug, and then reconnect your keyboard, I finally figured this out… when your Shift key locks… hold down the right-hand shift button and then press the CAPS lock key… this should stop it…. i figured out my shift key problem, after resting my wrists firmly on my laptop for a long period of time, playing games and whatever, i realize my shift key is stuck, it had nothing to do with sticky keys, nor hold shift, but the underneath of my shift had been jammed due to the amount of pressure i had been putting on my laptop keyboard. See if you check check your laptop documentation. Now you can select any desired area of the screen … Hello, With Win 7, at least, you can access the accessibility options using a button that’s on the login screen. my shift keys will not make a capital letter when i am typing. and nothing seems to work. Kann man das irgendwie nach verfolgen? Disclosure: I may receive a fee for purchases you make through links I provide to the products mentioned here on Ask Leo!. I have the same left Shift key problem. Press and release it again, Shift is off. BUT, this keyboards cord is WAY too short. Damit wird … I can’t type properly, my passwords aren’t being accepted because they’re being input in upper case. 0. Can SOmeone HELp me!!!??? Please help. I have a problem with keyboard when I press shift + 3 You might see if that keyboard has a “Fn” key, or a Numlock or other modifier key that’s stuck. I tries a key log software and thought that I had turned it off. Uncheck “Allow the shortcut key to start Sticky Keys” setting, and you can pound the Shift key all you like without effect. I believe it has to do with filterkeys. The laptop thinks that I am pressing my alt key repeatedly. I've been "living" with this problem for about a year now. Try turning your computer off and cleaning your keyboard. i couldnt use auto-filters, and it made using outlook a pain in the ass as well. oh and the numberpad on the right side didnt work apart from the enter. Good luck! I also notice that the Numlock key stays ON and I cannot disable it. I hope they fix this annoyance in the future. I’d test a replacement (or plug in an external USB one if this is a laptop, just to check it out.). No single answer for 1 problem…and a possibly broken radio button! And when I checked for those ”StickyKeys”, they appeared as if they were not in use. Try another Check out Control Panel, Regional and Language options, Languages, Details, Settings, and make sure that they keyboard selected matches what you have. the only way i can get the special characters out is when i press both shift key and then shift the key character i want to get the upper chacters to show. My solution ended up being pressing the OTHER shift-key once turned off the “STUCK CAPS” effect. I think I might have had something stuck in my keyboard that originally turned on the sticky keys. I think I pressed the shift key a couple times or held down on it for a couple of seconds. (And don’t say “get another keyboard”…that’s just a workaround and I want my problem fixed.). its anoyying & Sometimes my backSpace doesnt work . i took a stab through google and found this. Lmao It Was Driving Me Crazy.. when i click space it wont space and if click number 4 it becomes d4 now and if i click shift it becomes @ what should i do? The problem goes…and then you can turn off the use shortcut to avoid this in future, my0 space0 key0 keeps0 putting0 a0 00 in0 front 0so0 when0 ever 0I 0type 0a0 space0 a 00 gets 0inserted.0 How 0do0 i 0stop0 this. For example, to minimize a window I used to be able to hit the Windows key once + down arrow, now I have to hit the Windows key twice + down arrow and then hit the Windows key once more. Check if Control Panel-Accessibility options-‘Use sticky keys’ is ON. I’ve tried all this ‘sticky keys’ business but it’s just not helping. yet the shift button is still making all the other symbols and punctuation marks! (If on a laptop, plug in an external keyboard and see if it can you help? as if i clicked and held the button down to highlight but i didn”t at all! Have you rebooted since? These things help temporarily, but the problem persists… Is there an option to just turn off the ‘alt’ key? Basically.. right now my right shift is work as an alt key…. I’d borrow another keyboard and swap it out. Otherwise it’s looking like a broken keyboard. I’ve tried touchfreeze, disableing pointer precision etc. Nice article and find… although the food stuck shift key is a new twist. My weekly email newsletter is full of articles that help you solve problems, stay safe, and give you more confidence with technology. I have a problem with my laptop keyboard always pressing down the “\” key\\. on numbers and some letters,it starts bringing up other [edited] like “Find” and “Help”.. Try plugging in an external USB keyboard and see if that works properly. Thanks to Steve above, I had enabled, and thought I had disabled stickey keys with my right shift key, I took Steve’s advice and held down the Left Shift key for more than 8 secs, no message came up but it did disable the stickey key feature, hello, i have a sony vaio laptop fs series, i put window 7 on it and the shift button doesn’t work anymore what shall i do in this case, Perhaps you’re just lost in thought as your finger slowly descends on the Shift key. My problem is with the CAPS lock key not sounding in Windows XP although the Control Panel is set to make it happen in Accessibility Options—works dine in Windows 7, not in XP! right now it’s ok again and the typing is right, but when i’m typing it’s like something is pushing the shift button and then not; it would like this ; CaPItaL anD SMalL Text ALL SCrewEd up .>. Again, this is an annoyance more than a help for most people who use the system. Since it was newly installed, I’d bring it back to the guy that fixed it and have him fix it. I guess I just have a bad keyboard or something that’s why it is activting itself every now and then. i turned my computer off before reading this (im on a friends computer) and cant access my own computer because the shift key is stuck and i cannot enter my password correctly (its all numbers)! Tried everything. The other user is working fine. I followed your instructions above via the Control panel but it isn’t the same in WIN 10 and there is no “turn off shortcut” SHIFT iii still types lower case. my shift key won’t press down. 0If0 i0 press 0five0 a0 fifty0 four0 appears.0 help. please email me some help at thisisntzach at hotmail.com remember i cant press shift so i couldnt put the at symbol. I have Windows 10. I made sure in control panel>>accessibility options that all filter keys, sticky keys, etc. and if doesn’t work then maybe click it twice fast? were off, and I still had the problem. th5s 5s 35fe can i get some help im using a acer, Sounds like this article: https://askleo.com/why_do_i_have_to_hold_down_the_fn_key_to_get_normal_letter/. Help. now it doesnt work at all when i want to toggle between the numbers and special characters. You’re shown the 3 snipping options when you use the keystroke. Try borrowing another to confirm. =6oEM If yes turn it off. It’s also easy to turn off the detection that got you into trouble in the first place. And I don’t know how to correct them to the default settings. hel and thanks My Computer Spartan. Why not put the default button somewhere else, like the useless Pause/Break key? By holding the left shift for more than 5 seconds got everything back to normal. so after reading and trying multiple things on this site…also throwing it on the floor just to be sure..i’m still having issues. Here you can turn off (or on, if you like) each of the three features: Sticky Keys, Toggle Keys, and Filter keys. i\ve completley\ removed th\e bu\tton from the\ keyboard (yes i completel\y\ broke it off), and i also uninstalled the driver. How Do I Create and Use Public Keys with SSH? i swear my hardware is perfectly fine until ff 3.5 completed its installation and even after i uninstall and deleted all related folder in regedit, my keyboard problem remains.. hope u can help me. . i have windows xp and please advise my shift key is not working rest all are working fine i tried uncheking sticky keys and all other stuff.. Is is both, or just one? in order to make a capital letter i have to hit the cap lock button, make the letter, then unlock the cap lock button to continue typing. That would be my other suggestion. Try a different keyboard and see if the problem goes away. I even tried turning each option off and on again and it would not go away. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/win-shift-s-freez/9b9b61c0-f684-4d85-b468-edf22b033892. contril panel >accessibility option>stiky keys>setting>turn stiky keys off. Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (MingW32), iD8DBQFGlto/CMEe9B/8oqERAt8rAJ9GczvZy8eL66l/UzYJJHY/zgumpQCdHItl No characters can be selected. You’ll need to go Control Panel, Region and Language and make sure things are set up properly for a UK configuration. Neither of the shift keys work and I am going to get very angry. This community is dedicated to Windows 10 which is a personal computer operating system released by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems. Its now stopped working in Windows itself, but when i play a game like Counter-Strike or Hitman, i have Shift assigned as duck and the bloody pc still beeps at me as i hold the shift key down!!! can u advice how can i get my original keyboard setting back/ am using windows xp with sp3, logitech cordless keyboard. it’s not stuck because it has dirt or something..it just goes sssssss when you are not doing anything on the keyboard. , Thank you so much! When i am in a word document, I select with the mouse a point in the file and the behavior that i see is that word is highlighting from the beginning of the document to the point in the file that i clicked on with the mouse. Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (MingW32), iD8DBQFF5JgLCMEe9B/8oqERAvq5AJ9I+O4UFW+sdaAt1vn1aqeq7eKubgCdHri/ Thanks!! I have already replaced the keyboard thinking that was the problem but I now think it must be a setting that was changed. Some Windows updates can take several minutes or more to configure or install, so you want to make sure the updates are truly stuck before moving on. My first reaction would be to try another keyboard. ?” settings on my new laptop. I have a rather annoying problem with my left Shift key. Offhand is sounds like a broken keyboard. I have a Sony laptop (mistake #1). oh man! A quick test would be to borrow and try a different one. my shift keys are not working. That sounds like a keyboard problem. Example: kK bB Well, i’ve turned Sticky Keys off and even removed it by Add / Remove Programs, Windows Components. Sticky keys are not on, which I know because firstly, I followed your instructions and secondly, windows keeps asking me if I want to turn StickyKeys on. Windows 10 vom USB-Stick booten. Because unchecking these boxes did not turn it off for me. And it might just be a broken keyboard. also instead of opening a new tab. NO! Its a registry editor file to totally remove the stickykey option from your machine. Sounds like it might actually be the keyboard itself. A Quick workaround to this problem is to use the On-Screen Keyboard which is a Graphical Keyboard located at Start-All Programs-Accessories-Accessibility-On-Screen Keyboard. Thanks Leo for being out there for us. Enjoy. I know there’s another Shift Key on the right side, but I just want to know the root cause of this. In a laptop that’s a pain, I know, but you may not have another option. I did a Windows reinstall and now snipping works fine. shanebond I cannot type any numbers. No strings. HEY WHEN I TYpE HALM OF MY LETTERES GO INto LOweRCASe AND HALF OF THEM GO INTO UPPERCASE BUT If YOU DELETE The LetTER ANd KEEP RETYPING IT IT MiGHT GO LOWERupPER CASE PLEASE HELP, I need help!!! Thanks for saving my sanity, came close to throwing my computer out of the window! Sticky keys and all other options theretofore are off. stuck, but that seems too obvious – what am I missing about your question? You just need to press "Win+Shift+S" keys together and your computer screen will be covered by a white overlay. The right shift key is working for all other keys. This “feels” like a couple of lines crossed within the keyboard itself. Then click Install and wait for the process to finish. I try holding both left shift and right shift but nothing happen also I try holding the shift for 8 secods and nothing appears on the screen. “123” was always “!@#”. Wenn ich mit der Tastenkombination: Windowstaste + S +Shift das Screenshotfenster auf Windows 10 öffne, und einen Screenshot machen will, weiß ich nicht wo dieser landet? Mu\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ st use on screen keyboard to be able to ty\pe an\\\\\ y\thi\ng . Try another keyboard. I’ve tried cleaning under with a damp small brush (actually meant to clean the spaces between your teeth (instead of floss) and it works great immediately after but a short time later gets stuck again. hi i cant use either of my shift buttons since i hade to restore my emachines nav51 it was working before i reset it but i cant restore the shift key for some strange reason all my buttons work but the shift ones. —–BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE—– To be fair, Windows does ask before turning on these features, but if you hit Return by mistake and the feature gets turned on, it can be frustrating to try to get anything done if you don’t realize what happened. I had my two shift keys not working, and the XP short cuts, too (windows_key+e = explore, etc). hi, i just installed firefox 3.5 and it messed up my shift key. —–BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE—– EFUmRKqoYYbbyfdf3QZ6ZCY= We start with the basic troubleshooting techniques in which the user is assisted by tools from Microsoft. If you’ve paid him, he’s responsible for giving you something that works. http://www.laptopkey.com. It might just be a broken keyboard. Most keyboards have two ‘shift’keys! what should i do/ urgent reply, please///, I tryed everything you said and I even looked at some of the user comments that have simular problems to mine. I tried that after making the control panel changes suggested. Ok So I Had This Problem, —–END PGP SIGNATURE—–. problem solved. Sometimes compressed air can help if something is stuck under the key. For example, hitting the Shift key five times in a row. Here's the direct download. Sounds like you have a physical problem with your keyboard. Left shift key + quotation mark key results in. My shift key has stopped working. Posts : 65. i played harvest moon using the gba emulator and often i would use the shift+F1 option to save my game. So I got frustrated and pressed too many keys on the keyboard. when I press board her right SHIFT key will be appearing It was like I was holding the shift key all the time for those. i tried what was mentioned on the net and here but still faulty. Sigh… I wish this was my problem. Do you have any suggestions? 1. 2. It's incredibly frustrating. Thanks! You might have something stuck down in there. >:( ,im 13 o_O. I had written to HP and they told me it wasn’t possible and that my keyboard was defective…. Often ‘Sticky Keys’ is hard to disable, it says it’s not on when it quite clearly is. This problem just appeared 3 days ago when accidentally holding the shift key down too long. It’s been really irritating, because I NEED those characters. Now everytime I press any of the four key to the right of left shift key (zxcv) or left of right shift key (m,./) or space the stuck shift gets activated again on my laptop …. pleeeeeease help my mom is mad. Hat jemand eine Lösung? that information window that open with ok, cancel and setting buttons does not work or at least it does not have enough information how to use that function. This happened to me when I held down the right shift key longer than 8 seconds. Helfe beim Thema Shortcut: Win + Shift +S in Windows 10 Support um eine Lösung zu finden; Hallo, ich würde gerne den oben genannten Shortcut benutzen, aber es tut sich nichts. That’s what worked on my Dell Inspiron 2600 with XP. It’s taking me a ling time just to write this. How do |I get rid of it|? But the thing with my computer was that my left shift was already broken, I didn’t know what to do!!! Hello, I have a Toshiba Satellite P25-S507 Laptop, and the SHIFT key is broken, I mean is loose, I would like to know if can I buy only the plastic key? You can also use onscreen keyboard to get rid of this … press any key other than mentioned above and deselect on onscreen KB (again this wont work otherwise), my D key is stuck in my sony vaio notebook everytym if i wanna use the letter ‘d’ i hav to copy and paste it. That’s actually a very good thing for people having similar problems to be aware of … several programs allow you to configure system-wide hotkeys that can then interfere with normal usage of that same key. Sounds like a broken keyboard to me. If you don't need the Snipping Tool, you can disable it. HELP PLEASE!!! Since I was thinking about something else, I am not quite sure what I have done. Please help. I turned off the “use shortcut” as Leo suggested and tried other things. I have multiple things unchecked when it comes to the keyboard..and it will type letters that are not “hot keys” i assume. Then, if this is what i think it is, the “Shift” key should be a different color, then if it is, click the shift key. I, too,have a keyboard problem which I suspect is caused by the Microsoft accessibility program. Found another blog that said to press both shift keys at the same time. Wenn Sie unter Windows eine Hardcopy der DOS-Box zum Drucker erreichen wollen, müssen Sie den Hotkey - verwenden. Speed up with my FREE special report: 10 Reasons Your Computer is Slow, now updated for Windows 10. I’m a quadriplegic and use sticky keys all the time it’s one of the best things Microsoft ever did for someone in my condition! Well, by “get another keyboard”, I meant an EXTERNAL keyboard, which is what I’ve done as a workaround. It’s also quite secure, as the mode allows only Microsoft-verified apps. It worked. One possibility is that you have some dirt stuck in the key. when i hit shift “N” my key board types “NB” automatically…. When the Shift key is pressed five times in a row, Windows assumes you’re asking for Sticky Keys. But it was running in the background. Windows 10 computer can become unresponsive due to various reasons, ranging from driver and hardware related issues to corrupt registry files, malware and stuck programs. This keyboard shortcut works in newer versions of Windows 10. 0 Likes. In the Settings app, search for “ease of access” and click on Ease of Access keyboard settings when it appears. I just got finished dealing with it and had come to this page seeking a solution. i have a Toshiba Laptop ,& my capS lock is stuck ……. This is very frustrating as whenever I am in a window and trying to type, the laptop bring down all sorts of various menus from the menu bar. pls help! Did those steps not help? IT WORKED!! I realized that it was running by accident. Hi Leo’ You can tell if Windows updates are stuck if nothing happens on screen for 3 hours or more. It thinks you’ve asked it to do something. I am having Windows XP with SP2. ps im on a compaq laptop does that make a differnce on how to fix it? 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