I had to check and uncheck a bunch of stuff and then hold both of the shift keys down simultaneously before it actually reset. Any ideas ? I’d test a replacement (or plug in an external USB one if this is a laptop, just to check it out.). hello , when i press left shift+z it doesn’t works but when i press right shift +z it works i have checked that my left shift and right shift both works but for some specific keys … any solution ? i\ve completley\ removed th\e bu\tton from the\ keyboard (yes i completel\y\ broke it off), and i also uninstalled the driver. my cat sat on my keyboard. This was the best, easy answer (I looked on Yahoo and some other site that came up on the Bing search list, but yours was the best answer.). I have a Dell w/ Windows XP. It’s taking me a ling time just to write this. It was my cat that started the whole thing! thank you. It’s been really irritating, because I NEED those characters. Try another —–BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE—– While they are locked, any key press or mouse click will turn the mouse pointer into the prohibited sign. I followed your proposed solution and it worked!!! i have disabled the keyboard and used the on screen one and it is still doing the same thing, so i assume it is a computer thing. This problem just appeared 3 days ago when accidentally holding the shift key down too long. My Caps Lock key is programmed as the Windows key because my keyboard doesn't have a Windows key. If I was opening a icone, Windows was starting all the icones of that window. Ctrl + Esc. The shift key on your keyboard is what you use to switch between uppercase and lowercase characters or even other functions. i thought it was nothing serious but after shutting down and re-starting my computer, i found out that both of my shift key were ‘pressed’.at first i didn’t know what went wrong when all letters i keyed in were all in capital letters, then i decided to check the keyboard using the accessibility option and that’s when i discovered the reason behind this annoyance. Press Caps Lock again to turn this function off. Dell Latitude E6410, both shift keys stopped working. Capitalize letter keys in general references. and some of the keys that have the different puncuations also don’t work they are mixed u*. For example hittin ‘.’ would reslut in this situation : .,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Sounds like what the article above addresses. House Help Desk, Hey, its really hard to survive even if its just one key not working.. if you need to get a replacement you could try out this company where i got my key fixed from few weeks back. Grateful for any suggestions as I can’t get downloads as I can’t specify e mail account without @ key. another one. Several of those options relate to the keyboard, and are fairly easily enabled. —–END PGP SIGNATURE—–. oops I mean it worked! Re: X1 Carbon 2 - turn off holding down shift to activate Caps Lock 2014-04-16, 5:34 AM You are right.. it looks like it does that when you hold it for a couple of seconds than release it for 1 or 2 seconds and hold it again for a couple of seconds it will still activate the caps lock.. anyway to change the time between the two clicks to activate caps lock? BUT, this keyboards cord is WAY too short. my shift and caps lock key is simply not working This will display a Sticky Keys icon on the taskbar when the Sticky Keys feature is turned on. My laptop’s shift key just seems to be constantly switched on. can you help? I’ve checked the sticky key seetings, cleaned the keyboard, and have tried a lot of the suggestions posted on the comments section but i can’t get these last few keys to work! (Just plug in a USB keyboard for this test if you have a laptop.). The function of the caps lock key on a computer keyboard is not a "shift all" key and is not designed to be released by tapping the shift key. It does sound like a hardware problem. The issue of Shift Key not working is not unusual in Windows. Caps Lock: Pressing this key works like holding down the Shift key, but it works only with the letter keys. 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? Users will still be able to press and hold the Shift key and press a letter to capitalize if Caps Lock is disabled. You can disable this possibility by changing the corresponding “Allow the shortcut key” options in the Settings app. I had my two shift keys not working, and the XP short cuts, too (windows_key+e = explore, etc). This song will help. No, Windows isn’t “getting even” with you, though it might seem that way. You can test it out right away on your keyboard. Good thing Ms didn’t create a “memory” for this utility or else even a restart won’t help. i didnt proof read, i dont mean to pry, literally but to unjam the top half give it some room up top so ur keys are not stuck underneath. I’d start by trying a different keyboard – borrow and plug in a USB keyboard and see if the problem persists. I tried uninstalling the Keyboard driver and reinstalling it, unplugging it, using a restoring point, turning my computer off, etc. I know have the left shift key working properly but the right shift key will not make a capital m or the symblos . As you release the lock, the lever will move as you desire. it works perfectly now.youre a real lifesaver. Rebooting (including turning off the power) will do everything that unplugging would have. All the accessibility options not selected. 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 >+!”. none of these solutions worked for me,i’m using vista and a few days ago my shift keys stopped working, i had to open msn messenger and copy and paste my email address here, its very frustrating, please help me, i tried to change from vista back to xp but apparently you can’t do that, i’m having nothing but trouble with vista. how can i get them back? For example, if a QWERTY input method is used with a QWERTZ keyboard, some letters, such as Y and Z, will not produce the key press as labeled on the keys. Go figure. see i cant get anything. Its a registry editor file to totally remove the stickykey option from your machine. Have you ever gotten so frustrated with your computer that you just start randomly pounding on the keyboard… or perhaps a particular key? I have messed around with all the settings and sometimes there is noise and sometimes not. Comments that don't add value will be removed, including off-topic or content-free comments, or comments that look even a little bit like spam. thanks1. If you can, plug in an external keyboard and see how that behaves. To clarify, I was stuck in the “sticky keys” mode with the shift constantly on. Try an external keyboard, and if that helps you’ll know you need to get your laptop keyboard repaired. With Win 7, at least, you can access the accessibility options using a button that’s on the login screen. That’s it. You might see if that keyboard has a “Fn” key, or a Numlock or other modifier key that’s stuck. I don’t know how old the laptop is, but I’d have the keyboard checked out – or contact the manufacturer if it’s still under warrenty. Check out the full discussion thread here, Why Do Keyboards Have a Windows Key? Example enter k. On the first mention, you can use the definite article the and the word key with the key name if necessary for clarity. Here you can turn off (or on, if you like) each of the three features: Sticky Keys, Toggle Keys, and Filter keys. If not, go to the left pane of Control Panel and open Switch to Classic View by pressing Tab and then Enter. Windows includes what are known as “accessibility options” — also referred to as “ease of access” settings — designed to make the computer more usable by those with various physical challenges. Right or left shift will work on f.fff. 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. See if that helps. I made sure caps loc was off. I assume you’ve actually powered the machine down? Anyone know how to set this? Shift Lock on Keyboards. Open Task Manager. I would most appreciate a solution. It has been there since 2003 and not been fixed yet! I live in a very humid area of the world and it seems as though this has caused a short in my keyboard – specifically the ‘alt’. I did not spill any liquids over the laptop, not install any new hardware. I selected the Use Stickykeys and I did the next test. How can I disable caps lock in Windows 10 the old regedit for 8.1 doesn't seem to work? Go to the Advanced Key Settings tab and then select the Press the SHIFT key. I guess I just have a bad keyboard or something that’s why it is activting itself every now and then. —–BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE—– If it was just water, you might let it dry for a few days and try again. Now my computer is acting weird. Lol Sorted Not hard At All.. Well not the game but even anything related to the game such at the downloader. “123” was always “[email protected]#”. My laptop’s shift key just seems to be constantly switched on. If I have pressed any of these keys (zxcvm,./) or space the above mentioned solutions will not work… I have to press some other key first in order to use external KB Try plugging in an external USB keyboard and see if that works properly. —–END PGP SIGNATURE—–. The reason is because I have a shift to run script that might mess it up if they are both on the same key. Join 350,000 subscribers and get a daily digest of news, geek trivia, and our feature articles. I JUST had the same problem with this on my laptop. I’m not sure why everyone immediately assumes a virus when individual Go into the StickyKeys settings and check the “Turn off StickyKeys if 2 keys are pressed at once” Apply the changes then hit 2 keys of your choice. If you have a repair technician available to look at the machine, that might be a safer alternative. Sounds like it might actually be the keyboard itself. The one between caps lock key and fn key on the left side of the keyboard. However, you can be able to fix this … My first reaction would be to try another keyboard. I checked the sticky keys and others u mentioned in your posts, but they are all ok. so, what is the problem with my keyboard. It might just be a broken keyboard. i went in on ‘control panel’ and looked for ‘accessibility options’ but quickly realized my computer doesn’t have that… so what am i suppose to do? I had the beeping noises and everytime i clicked the sreen it highlighted everything, the zoom function on the mouse refreshed the page and the shift key was stuck. GLr/nC6+KuH0tvCQdpCDfFs= . A combination of these suggestions fixed my annoying keyboard/mouse problems when sticky keys turned itself on. hi admin, I have problem with right SHIFT keyword Which, of course, can lead to more keyboard-pounding. I have no idea why the shift keys won’t work, but it’s a laptop keyboard. Hi Leo, contril panel >accessibility option>stiky keys>setting>turn stiky keys off. That actually sounds almost exactly like what’s described in the article you just commented on. All the short cuts they were opening the start button menu. It’s as though the shift key is held down. If you’re using a Windows or Mac keyboard, press the Windows key or Command key instead of Search key or Launcher key . I have unchecked all the shortcut boxes as you recommend but it still keeps happening with frustrating regularity. I cannot type numbers. Press and release the Shift key, and Shift is on. Please help. I’m a college student and this is taking a toll on my work. This would help you if happen to be in the middle of a project and if the shift key isnt working like it should. thanx! 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. Lock key feature. please email me some help at thisisntzach at hotmail.com remember i cant press shift so i couldnt put the at symbol. Awesome. Holding the left shift for more than 8 seconds gets everything back to normal. For some reason, whenever I type the letter “a” it results in 2-3 “a-s” appearing instead of just 1. As it is a button, a shift lock release button specifically, all you need to do is press it. It should then pop back on. When the Shift key is pressed five times in a row, Windows assumes you’re asking for Sticky Keys. I tried removing the key and making sure that the key was not sticking. he decided to lie on top of the laptop because it was warm . No characters can be selected. On the new 2019 update the Free Transform tool now has fixed aspect ratio on scale set to default and you hold the SHIFT key to scale non-uniform. I connected a PS/2 keyboard and all working normally. Meistens ist die linke Shift-Taste etwa halb so breit wie die rechte Shift-Taste. Try another keyboard. It mechanically locked the typebars in the shifted position, causing the upper character to be typed upon pressing any key. i have a Toshiba Laptop ,& my capS lock is stuck ……. My weekly email newsletter is full of articles that help you solve problems, stay safe, and give you more confidence with technology. 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! but after playing and using the instant saving option for quite a while, a small window suddenly appears at the bottom and said something about the game have delayed in saving my progress. Shift+Windows logo key + number. Most keyboards have two ‘shift’keys! In the Settings app, search for “ease of access” and click on Ease of Access keyboard settings when it appears. The “m” key seems to be stuck…when I boot up, I have to hit space-m-space-m-space-m over and over to get rid of a black screen w/ blinking cursor and a loud beeping noise. all my keys are all messed up. I had shift key problem and has been solved. Have you tried using a different keyboard. It is frustrating that XP has been out for 5 years and MS still can’t fix the “Cancel” button on filterKeys to work correctly. Thanks so much!! Nice article and find… although the food stuck shift key is a new twist. TYPE THIS SENTENCE WITH ONLY THE LEFT SHIFT KEY AND WITHOUT USING CAPS LOCK. Press Caps Lock again, and the letters return to their normal, lowercase state. Ok So I Had This Problem, Das Problem, das die Shift-Taste in Windows nicht funktioniert ist, nicht ungewöhnlich. Press and release the Shift key, and Shift is on. 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. New keyboard? Press Shift in combination with another key to type the symbol shown on the upper part of that key. She has previously written under the pen name "Asian Angel" and was a Lifehacker intern before joining How-To Geek/LifeSavvy Media. 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. On some computers you can damage your keyboard. I bought my toshiba laptop from USA and I can’t get the @ key to appear when ever I need it. And when I checked for those ”StickyKeys”, they appeared as if they were not in use. . When I was clicking on an Icone on the Desktop, Windows was selecting all the icones. This is not happening elsewhere on my computer. Hi Leo. Have you tried another keyboard? Mu\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ st use on screen keyboard to be able to ty\pe an\\\\\ y\thi\ng . Shift + F10. There is a bug in the Microsoft mice that have the extra buttons that cause the computer to go to SHIFT LOCK if you press an arrow key wheile clicking button 4/5 on the mouse (which is very easy to accidently do). Then I can’t type an “m” at all. Because unchecking these boxes did not turn it off for me. Due too liquid spill ; many different key problems have occured. If the problem happens with the replacement keyboard, then no, I would not suspect the keyboard as the problem. 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. 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 .>. just give me some fast advise and solution plz plz plz fast. 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. -- the problem is solved! After reboot, my keyboard was fine again, and I could finally forget about this pop-up window “Filterred Shift Key” and come to what I was thinking. When you press the button, it will cause the lock to release, thus allowing you to shift the lever to the desired option. i was using excel, and it was behaving as if a phantom shift key was somehow depressed. I am using XP with SP3. I’ve checked every single key and find that the only keys that it affetcs are the. pls help! WTG Microsoft! Please if you can help out, I’d be so grateful if you did. 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/. Ctrl + Spacebar. Und wollte da (ducken) auf der Shift Taste haben und (gehen) auf der Caps Lock taste. —–END PGP SIGNATURE—–. Sound off in the comments. Windows logo key + R. Open the Run dialog box. Press 'Key Settings' button in the 'Preferences' area, Choose 'Press the SHIFT key' in 'To turn off Caps Lock' area, Press 'OK' until all 'Settings' dialogs are closed. now repeat the above to switch back to Caps Lock button. I have a PC with windows XP but my problem is that somehow my shift key combination of Shift +2 or +3 have now different signs. (In prior versions of Windows, look in Control Panel, Accessibility Options). Thankfully most times I use a wireless keyboard, but when I’m travelling I don’t always want to pull out the keyboard. As far as I can tell, these are the only keys that do not work. ive tried messing around with stick keys, ive turned it off ive changed the settings, ive tried evrything. MS really should make it easier to turn these options off…at the very least! I realized it happens when i am running a specific game. If the problem persists, make sure your keyboard input method in Windows matches your keyboard's country/region type. Press and release it again, Shift is off. It’s also likely that your keyboard won’t work again until you reboot. No characters can be selected. Since we launched in 2006, our articles have been read more than 1 billion times. That is a feature called Sticky Keys. Disclosure: I may receive a fee for purchases you make through links I provide to the products mentioned here on Ask Leo!. Whether it is due to a disability or just a personal preference, sometimes you need to squeeze some unique functionality out of your keyboard. Examples the Shift key the Page up key. You might want to try a USB keyboard or another USB keyboard if you are already using one. I just discovered that the caps lock and shift key (and probably some more of the keys) affect all of the keyboards connected to the computer. Mine shifted backward onto Right Shift key in a moment of indecision in transition from counter to my lap and suddenly I was lost in cyberspace. Sadly after 10 minutes it came back. I don’t know what that means? Thanks Leo for being out there for us. The only way to get my keyboard working normally again is by restarting my computer. Just got some good advice for the filterkeys problem (holding down the shift key for 8 seconds produces all capitals and >>> for period). Sounds like a bad keyboard. No matter what you check or uncheck in the stupid thing, my caps lock becomes reversed. 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. In my case it’s a defective finger It sometimes accidentally hits the shift lock key. Holding the Shift key on your keyboard for too long may change the settings of some of the other buttons. Thank you for your help! ps im on a compaq laptop does that make a differnce on how to fix it? This will allow you to play a tone that indicates when a modifier key such as the Shift, Ctrl, Alt, or Win key is pressed, locked, or released. Lowercase and bold a letter key when instructing customers to enter the letter (unless you're instructing them to enter a capital letter). Borrow one to see, and if that works replace this one. Zwei Shift-Tasten gibt es vor allem deshalb, weil man so besser mit 10 Fingern schreiben kann. 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. The settings for the Sticky Keys dialog box will open and you will have the following options: Have something to add to the explanation? i went on accessibilty option and corrected it as per instruction. Unfortunately in your case, if the steps in the article didn’t help I’m stumped. Well, okay i hitted some key combinations I would start by trying another keyboard. xmodmap -e "keycode 62 = Shift_Lock" When Shift Lock is active, your keyboard's Caps Lock and Scroll Lock … 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. normal service is resumed . I tried to check in control panel but got lost. Any solution will be appreciated! Is there a way to make the Shift, Ctrl, and Alt keys toggle like Caps Lock instead of holding them down? Nothing seems to take my Shift Key back to normal…. I mean, I’m not really sure what else you might expect? I think I pressed the shift key a couple times or held down on it for a couple of seconds. I think its a physical problem. this isnt working, my shift key will not work anywhere.. i tried re installing it but im stuck with the same problems, i turned off all sticky key stuff but nothing works.. help1. 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. I hope they fix this annoyance in the future. Lmao It Was Driving Me Crazy.. It kind of gets blocked, so I have to click in order to continue typing… sir pls help, SIR (see Microsoft article 266140). Please help me, show me what I need to do to fix my shift key.I can’t get into my laptop, because I can’t get it to work to use the @, for my email address to get into it, to get to my account. I’ve tried rebooting, I’ve unchecked all the boxes for sticky keys and toggle keys, and even held down both shift keys (many times…once for 20 minutes!) in otherwords, in order to reverse this effect u have to pry the top half of your laptop upwards, this may help those of you with the same problem, searching for random solutions on the internet telling me my sticky keys was on or ly caps lock was on, really got me stressed and frusterated. 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. Subscribe now and I'll see you there soon, Download (right-click, Save-As) (Duration: 3:08 — 3.3MB). I have no Ubuntu available to … If you found this article helpful, I'm sure you'll also love Confident Computing! Also the shift key is stuck, so if any of the numbers are pushed, it come up with the symbol on top of the number, so instead of 1, it displays an !. =tNkL Please don’t do that with the power on. Please, anyone can be of help. Filters in Gmail and Outlook.com – Ask Leo! my S key is stuck for some reasons. You need to either update or rollback the driver. I tried this with an external keyboard but there is not problem with that. However, after my first login, even if I am on hotstandby or screen has been logged off, I can get back entering my password normally. Have you tried pressing the ” key to see if you get @. To put sticky keys off: Sticky Keys is a feature that makes the Shift, Alt, Ctrl, and Windows keys toggle instead of needing to be held down. Use compressed air. I can’t type properly, my passwords aren’t being accepted because they’re being input in upper case. I have a Sony laptop (mistake #1). (Think Caps as in capital letters.) That’s what fixed mine! Do you think this is still related to the sticky keys or probably a bad keyboard? Is there a way for DesVal to do this in Windows? 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. These things help temporarily, but the problem persists… Is there an option to just turn off the ‘alt’ key? this 8 seccond shift holding has troubled me many times. The pressing of two shift keys does not activate the left shift on my laptop (external KB is fine) ), Leo please help me! left-side shift, tab, caps lock, t, y, and backspace do not work on my Ideapad y460p 2012-02-16, 0:05 AM. I mean, the majority of PC users are not going to be using these sticky, filter, and toggle key options. Help. Are there any ways to fix this? For some reason, after I connected the external, the problem “fixed itself” and now my notebook keyboard is also working correctly…go figure! It seems the keyboard filter keeps coming on while I am using Facebook. I have the same left Shift key problem. All comments containing links and certain keywords will be moderated before publication. I have that problem my self. You could try *carefully* popping off the m key from the keyboard and seeing if there’s something stuck in there that’s keeping it from workinf properly. Ok, i tried the other key board and look: OSBHAKJSF it works! when i go on screen keyboard and click one shift, both shift keys are highlighted. That is why the other name of the shift key is the keyboard lock key. Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (MingW32), iD8DBQFGlto/CMEe9B/8oqERAt8rAJ9GczvZy8eL66l/UzYJJHY/zgumpQCdHItl i took a stab through google and found this. within it, or – even though you can’t see it – some dirt. 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. Display the shortcut menu for the selected item. Sticky Keys, Filter Keys, and Toggle Keys are Windows features that modify keyboard behavior. when i try to type with my keyboard the letters K J P O I U L and M the letters are shifted into the blue numbers on the letter key it does this to what i type This is rather annoying, because if I’m working on Word, Excel, on Full Screen in a Game or what not, it will minimize EVERYTHING and take me to my E-Mail Web Site. My first suggestion would be to try a different keyboard. when i hit shift “N” my key board types “NB” automatically…. Keyboards are notorious for either getting too dirty to work, or simply breaking. I had an issue with sticky keys in Windows 7. You might have something stuck down in there. 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. Please help to resolve my issue. I read the article but I have no answer for my problema…. the pound sign does not appear instead it shows #. 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. I followed your instructions and secondly, windows keeps asking me if I want to turn StickyKeys on. A small typing bar? I, too,have a keyboard problem which I suspect is caused by the Microsoft accessibility program. i played harvest moon using the gba emulator and often i would use the shift+F1 option to save my game. Hi there, Shift . Can SOmeone HELp me!!!??? 1. it’s not stuck because it has dirt or something..it just goes sssssss when you are not doing anything on the keyboard. ?” settings on my new laptop. They're easy to turn on by mistake. Dabei handelt es sich um die Taste, mit der Sie unter anderem große Buchstaben schreiben können. shanebond Borrow one if you have to, just to make sure, or rule out, that the keyboard itself is the problem. and nothing seems to work. Click Allow Only to allow only a few keys to be pressed: Space, PageUp and PageDown, or Click Block Win Ctrl to block only control keys, i.e. I would be happy if this could be of help to you who are experiencing shift key issues. I would try borrowing another keyboard. Das klingt nicht sinnvoll, dafür reicht auch eine Taste. Lock your screen: Press Search + L. Or press Launcher + L. Sign out of your Google Account: Press Shift + Ctrl + q (twice). Pls help, Right here’s the thing. It still doesn’t work and i’m ready to throw the laptop against the wall! 2. This is happening even when I try to log in as an administrator. I would recommend trying it once…. terribly frustrating. Die Shift-Taste ist auch als Umschalt-Taste oder Hochstell-Taste bekannt. 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