Error: control key is pressed Tags: Keyboards Windows XP Last response: September 27, 2011 4:29 PM in Windows XP Share Anonymous January 28, 2010 2:32:48 PM I keep getting an error that the Control Key is pressed... Every time it happens, the keyboard only responds to functions associated with the Control key. Always after Windows (XP) is loaded. More about : error control key pressed | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ijack January 28, 2010 3:03:49 PM Try another keyboard? | Report abuse saran008 January 29, 2010 6:06:26 AM Try the Keyboard Diagnostics: 1.) With the computer off, locate the failing key and firmly tap it repeatedly. 2.) Drop the keyboard ONE INCH from a hard surface. Note: Fold in legs of keyboard before dropping. 3.) If the error code goes away, please test the key. 4.) Replace the keyboard if it fails again. This should work for you! All the best | Report abuse pvfd117 September 27, 2011 4:29:03 PM It's NOT a stuck key people. 4 different keyboards on the same computer and the same problem is happening. Once again, IT'S NOT A STUCK KEY. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows XP>Error: control key is pressed> Related ressources: ForumControl Key - error ForumKeys being pressed randomly... Help! ForumControl button it seem like it is pressed ForumMy computer thinks the CTRL key is being pressed ForumMy computer thinks the CTRL key is being pressed ForumMake keyboard keys act like repeatedly pressed when pressed once Forum' Press any key to boot from CD/DVD' not showing ForumDisk error press any key to restart ForumGateway volume control problem ForumSearch Companion opens every time I press Left Control key ForumPressed full screen on pic windows 7 and now can't reduce it cant read task bar ForumWindows xp says a disk read error press control alt delete Forum"Disk Error . Press Any Key to Restart." xP iNsTaLl Forumpressing multiple keys on keyboard problem.... ForumHELP!!! Please with Windows XP ForumAutotune error on setup? pls help!!! ForumExtreme lag, random crashes; system error. ForumRuntime error 203 ForumError 1721 window installer ForumDirectSound test results: Failure at step 19 (User verification of software): HR More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !