If I hold the right shift key down it will capatalize Y and T but nothing happens with g and h. The quote key won't work with either shift key and the }{ keys only work with the right. Then replace it, plug it back in, and reboot your PC. Mark as New; Bookmark; Subscribe; Subscribe to RSS Feed; Permalink; Print; Email to a Friend; Flag Post; Product: HP Pavillion 15-CC737TX Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) Hi Good day, I have a problem in my laptop and it's bothering me when doing … I'd be happy to assist you with the keyboard issue. - edited Click the “Kudos, Thumbs Up" on the bottom right to say “Thanks” for helping! Today I did some searching and I found some posts that said that there were other users of Remote Desktop Connection who were having problems with the Shift/Alt/Control keys not being recognized in RDP after the latest Windows 10 update. 1) Shift Key Not Working along with Other Keys When other keys together with the shift key just refuse to work, know it is an indication that the shift key has a problem. Enter your email below to get exclusive access to our best articles and tips before everybody else. Shift key on the keyboard is not working properly– Other users reported that they had tried to resolve Shift key problems by performing an anti-virus scan. Your Shift key may not be working because of the ribbon cable directly connecting your keyboard to your motherboard. If you need further assistance, let me know , Didn't find what you were looking for? Any hardware failure? HP Recommended. 1) In Windows, search for and open Device Manager. I can not find an answer to this question anywhere on the Internet and it is driving me crazy. - edited ‎07-15-2020 I can not find an answer to this question anywhere on the Internet and it is driving me crazy. Since, I'm already updated my Bios last February. Particles between keys? By using this site, you accept the, Shift Keys are not working with some letter keys, Simply ask a new question if you would like to start the discussion again. 1234 7890 ZXCV M,./ Keyboard Keys working with Shift Key QWERTYUIOP{}| ASDFGHJKL:” BN I have not spilled anything on my laptop, I have not damaged the laptop. Try rebooting your computer. The problem happened after the auto windows update was done. some keys on the keyboard will not work. Some keys, such as the function keys (F1 through F12), do not work with every application. If I hold the left shift key down and press g, h, y, or t nothing happens. Test the key that isn't working in more than one program, such as Notepad, a word processor, and your preferred Internet browser. You'll be glad to here that I found, although unusual, a solution. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. Loose keyboard cable? I read somewhere that if you tilt the keyboard up then it will gain function again. I have a problem in my laptop and it's bothering me when doing urgent typing data. This may not necessarily fix any deep-seated issues with your keyboard keys, but it’ll help if debris and dirt are preventing the keyboard keys from working. Keys t, y, backspace and shift not working 2010-12-02, 9:55 AM. Copyright © 2006-2020 How-To Geek, LLC  All Rights Reserved. ‎07-09-2020 Shift Key not working along with other keys The last resort that you are left within the issue of shift key not working is made your keyboard usage easier. Try turning your system off, unplugging the little bugger, and taking it outside, or over some newspaper and shaking the heck out of it. Try rebooting your computer. Sometimes they do work, usually for a short period after startup. Program or driver interference. once connected to the internet after installation of windows OS. Then go out and buy yourself a can of compressed air and, taking short little burst, ( again, outside), blow in between ALL of the keys, and then shake it upside down again, just to be sure everything has come out. The problem seems to persist both on Windows and on Ubuntu. For the Bios, I will try to see the HP SITE if there's a latest bios for my laptop. Thank you for your timely post LH. I can't use my shift keys to some letters for Capital letter. The problem I'm having is that when holding the left shift key, it won't capitalize certain letters; and vice-versa with the right shift key but with different keys. 3) If the updates are available, click on install and restart the computer. But when using the CAPS LOCK it's good, all letter can do Capital. Here are the keys normally functioned to the two shift keys; Letters not included from above are not working with the shift keys. Now my question is: why? I haven't installed any drivers yet, still using the generic ones. So "tipping" them, ie: horizontal/vertical plane, do not matter to them. Some keys, such as the function keys (F1 through F12), do not work with every application. 1) In the search box, type and open HP Support Assistant. Enter your email address to get our daily newsletter. The keys that don't capitalize are zxcvm,./. It's only the left shift key. Good Luck. The problem I'm having is that when holding the left shift key, it won't capitalize certain letters; and vice-versa with the right shift key but with different keys. This topic has been closed to new replies. Try plugging in a USB keyboard, and see if the problem persists with that. and of course left shift key + … † The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of HP. Nothing will (or should) fall off your keyboard, that isn't meant to be there. I recently bought a laptop from ebay, installed Windows 7 Ultimate, and installed Wubi (Ubuntu) as dual-boot. Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. Keyboards are mechanical. The Keyboard Keys that are not working with Shift Key are as follows. I recently bought a laptop from ebay, installed Windows 7 Ultimate, and installed Wubi (Ubuntu) as dual-boot. If I hold the left shift key down and press g, h, y, or t nothing happens. In most cases, these keys become sticky and stuck at one point. I have Linux and Windows partitions and they work on neither so it isn't a virus. Some keys aren't used in certain programs. 08:21 PM Ok noted, I will you steps you have given. Since I re-installing my windows OS, it will automatically doing windows update. Welcome to the HP Support Community. But I never try to uninstall the keyboard driver. Ask the community. 11:15 PM A [software component] will damage your computer message displays when printing or while installing - Click Here, Resolve Windows 10 or update issues on HP computer or printer– Click Here, ‎07-09-2020 Program or driver interference. Please click “Accept as Solution” if you feel my post solved your issue, it will help others find the solution. I want to know in case this happens again. 1) In the search box, type and open Windows Updates. but, when other letters like w and some other letters are held down with left shift they cause the space key to stop working. Clean Up The Keyboard. UPDATE: I recently tested all the keys. The problem seems to persist both on Windows and on Ubuntu. Some keys aren't used in certain programs. (There is no built in "gyroscope", so to speak, rendering them useless unless held at a level plane) If you tipped yours, and THEN it started to work, then you indeed have either a loose cable, or A LOT of junk that we don't need pictures of, that needs to come out from under your keys. For the last ten days these keys have largely not been working. It is possible that the issue has been caused by malware, and removing it can get the Shift key to function properly again. 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