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Friends,
I have Dell inspiron 1525, with intel dual core processor, 2 gb ram and company loaded vista home basic, which has been updated. Since one when I start my system and try to use any of the appications like ms office, a popup message telling that my ctrl key is pressed even though it is not. After repeated logg off and loggin (not shuting and restarting), iam able to circumvent the problem. I request you all for a possible solution to this. Because of some impt data i donat want to formatt it and reload the os. I have avira antivirus which is uptodate. Please help me.

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Last Post by goldeagle2005
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It could be that the membrane under the Control Key is jammed. In the past when I've had a sticky key, a quick punch onto the key frees it. Otherwise prise the key off, (left & right) and with a cloth moistened with spirit (Vodka will do) and clean away any sticky stuff that may be underneath.

Did anything get spilt onto the keyboard?

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Agree with Suspishio about the stuck KB membrane part. If the system is in warranty, call Dell and have them replace the keyboard

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