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Windows Sticky Keys.. :(

Rohit Nath
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By chance I managed to enter the magic combination of pressing the Shift key 5 times...... The Windows "Sticky keys" turned on ! I tried all possible combinations to turn that sticky key combination off.... but nothing seemed to work.. Even trying to disable the sticky keys didnt seem to work! I never really felt so helpless before!
At last I had to restart my machine to get rid of this stupid feature! Now I am of the general opinion that the sticky key feature is a REAL neusance to the already "not so rosy" world of windows!

Jesus Angeles
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Joined: Feb 26, 2005
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Did you wash your hands after lunch, before typing?
Pushkar Choudhary

Joined: May 21, 2006
Posts: 425

You're right, those sticky keys really are a pain in the a**
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
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Not nearly so much a PITA as having no arms and needing to type with a pencil held in your teeth.

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Barry Gaunt
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And I will be soooooooo happy when Vista comes along with lotsa useful stuff like that!

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Satish Chilukuri
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Joined: Jun 23, 2005
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You can turn those off somewhere in the Control Panel (Accessibility Options/Keyboard?). I can't be sure as I don't have access to a Windows machine right now.
Milan Jagatiya
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Yeah...right...those are really painful....******

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ankur rathi
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Originally posted by Barry Gaunt:
And I will be soooooooo happy when Vista comes along with lotsa useful stuff like that!

Why do you think it is useful?
I agree. Here's the link:
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