Re: issues with the control key being activated while I'm typing


Dave...
 

Yes, JAWS continues to be plagued with the "sticking" key syndrome, even
after 11 major versions.

Dave Carlson
Tastefully composed and launched near the Pacific Ocean using a Dell
Latitude E6520, JAWS 14, and Windows 7 Professional 32-bit

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)" <Ted.Lisle@...>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@...>
Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 09:17
Subject: RE: issues with the control key being activated while I'm typing


Repeatedly tapping (banging?) the key will usually work. The next step can
be to kill JAWS and bring it back. Or, perhaps, lock the screen and bring it
back. I don't use that last one too much, but it can work.

Ted

-----Original Message-----
From: Jfw [mailto:jfw-bounces@...] On Behalf Of Adrian Spratt
Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 9:51 AM
To: 'The Jaws for Windows support list.'
Subject: RE: issues with the control key being activated while I'm typing

If I remember correctly, Dave Carlson recommends pressing the control key
repeatedly to unstick it. While you're at it, you might do the same with the
shift key. Obviously, make sure you have nothing open that could be affected
by such actions.

It's been a long time since I experienced this problem. When I did, my
solution was to reboot. Dave's solution is much superior.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jfw [mailto:jfw-bounces@...] On Behalf Of Dacia Luck
Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 9:15 AM
To: jfw
Subject: issues with the control key being activated while I'm typing

Hi,

Sometimes while I'm typing for some reason, my control key gets activated
and that can mess up what I'm typing. I haven't pushed the control key
anytime recently usually when it happens. I'm using a laptop with windows 7
and JAWS 13. Any suggestions would be great.
dacia

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