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Control and arrow keys not functioning properly in Office

For some reason, for the last little while, whenever I use the Control key in either Microsoft Word or Outlook, combined with any of the arrow keys, it takes two or three tries before there is any sort of response.  It almost seems like it's a default setting somewhere (either in Windows or Office), but I haven't been able to find any sort of resolution to this point.

Here's what I've tried to this point:
1) Replacing my keyboard
2) Deleting my new keyboard from the system, rebooting, and letting Windows re-discover the keyboard again
3) Recreating my user profile (both with and without copying over Application Data\Settings)
4) Repairing Microsoft Office from CD

If anyone can help me with this annoying little quirk, I'd really appreciate it - thanks in advance to anyone who can help!
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martygaffney
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robsz1Commented:
Try clicking your middle mouse button if you have one.  Also press each of the keys Shift, Alt, Ctrl, Scroll Lock and Insert


Its worth a shot.  the middle mouse button fixed a problem I had before in office.
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martygaffneyAuthor Commented:
I noticed that somehow, my keyboard (under Regional Date and Time Settings) had a "Belarusian" keyboard added (not sure how that happened).  I also noticed that my Alt + 3-digit number special characters aren't functioning normally, so there might be something else going on behind the scenes here.

Nonetheless, it appers removing my Belarusian keyboard has reduced some of my issues - thanks robsz1 for your suggestions...

Marty
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