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Shift key on my keyboard is intermittently failing.

I have a near new keyboard. The right side shift key seems to be failing. It has to be held down longer than the left side shift key. It is not feasible to teach myself to use the left side shift key after 15 years. Can the internals of the left shift key be moved to the right side?
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8/22/2022 - Mon
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There are keyboard settings in the control panel.

On this right side shift key, I popped it off. Only the left side of the shift keys actually creates a capital letter. The right side does not. I tend to presss the middle, middle right of that key.
That key has to be held down for more time than any other key.

The previous keyboard which I just stopped using, the space bar key was faulty. It had to be pressed twice many times to get a space.
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It's the right shift key, no doubt and if someone wrote a million word text, they'd use the non capital letters far more often than the shift key. It should not be more worn out than the others.
I'll have to replace it. You have to press the right shift key on the left of the key and / or with more pressure than the other keys. It's not intermittent enough to keep using it.
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