Hoding down the control key Tags: Windows 7 Last response: April 9, 2012 4:25 AM in Windows 7 Share rengarajoo March 30, 2012 6:36:31 AM Hello, I get the messeage 'holding down the control key' unable to edit what you have typed. More about : hoding control key szaboaz a b $ Windows 7 March 30, 2012 8:27:33 AM Can you rephrase your question/problem? You get this message doing what? m 0 l rengarajoo April 9, 2012 4:00:58 AM Whilst working on office 2010 (word) composing a document. Despite the cap locks being released the the typed words appeared in caps. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Harsimran April 9, 2012 4:25:33 AM Try unplugging and replugging your keyboard, and all the general stuff on the tech-support script (reboot word 2010, reboot computer, etc). Should that not work, use another keyboard and see if the same problem happens. One of two things should happen; 1) Your new keyboard will function normally, showing you that it is a problem with your keyboard and not Word/Windows 2) Your new keyboard will not function normally, showing you that the problem lies within Word 2010 or Windows. If this happens, restore your Word settings to their default states (http://www.ehow.com/how_7257504_reset-word-its-default-... (I'm not sure how reliable this is)), or restore windows to an earlier time (http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/700-system-restore...). m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Word has just detected that you are holding down the control key Forum SolvedAutomatic Fan Control always gets shut down!? Forum SolvedLaptop shuts down when pressing any key on the keyboard, but works fine with external keyboard Forum SolvedMy Stupid Control key Forum SolvedOMG My Keyboards Control Key Forum control key stuck Forum Windows 7 has become unusable, won't open any programs and won't even let me open the windows button control to shut down, mus Forum F1 key acts as if it's pressed down constantly Forum Down Arrow Key Problem Forum Shift key is stuck down (even on my on_screen keyboard) Forum Windows key randomly acts as if it is being held down Forum Windows 8 down arrow key messing up. Forum Asus Zenbook-UX31a control key not working Forum Computer shuts down when I press any key. Forum SolvedShift keys are stuck down Forum Control Key Out of Control Forum SolvedBoth down arrow keys not working Forum keys to press when packard bell has shut down the screen to be visible Forum Oracle msca gui client with mobile 6.5 turns off the control Key functions Forum Search Companion opens every time I press Left Control key Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !