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Slow computer and keyboard is not working


My computer was very slow, so I tried some tweaks from from then, my control key on my keyboard dosent work. all other keys are fine. please help


This question was answered on March 10, 2006. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Make sure that the keys are clear from debris or obstructions by unscrewing the screws and opening up the keyboard and checking underneath the keys Use compressed air to clean your keyboard If the control key is still not working then your keyboard is going bad and needs to be replaced soon anyway.

Did you try all of the simple things to speed up your computer?


scan disk

disk clean up

delete temporary files

Remove programs in start up

Delete virus or spyware that slows down your computer, install free ad aware only.

Update and run ad aware weekly

Sorry if you already tried this.

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Posted by kara of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on March 10, 2006