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Well first of all, the only usb devices connected to the pc are my printer mouse and keyboard, the problem is this, the ctrl button will not work at all.  I have done nothing that i know of to bring this upon myself, but i would like much to know how to fix it.   Have looked at the keyboard thoughroly and seem to find nothing wrong.  I updated the drivers and reinstalled them several times, also tried removing and reinstalling plus the previous step, and all the possible combionations between the two.  I am dumbfounded and would like any thing that could help.  I am sure it will be something of a small fix that i have overlooked or something like that.
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Could be a faulty key board. Try a different one and see how it does.
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Or to test this one put it on another machine and see it the same thing happens.
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by:war1
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Greetings, zinetwin1!
   Try swapping out the USB keyboard for another, to see if the problem is the keyboard or computer.

Best wishes, war1
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Why use this on the USB why not hook it to the port specifically designed for the keyboard. There is no real advantage to hooking a key board to a USB port.
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@CrazyOne: Unless the USB Keyboard has a number of extra USB outlets attached to it.
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