troubleshooting Question

shift key doesnt work - disable startup items

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pdvsaFlag for United States of America asked on
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Hi, I just switched to Win 7 from XP.  The left shift key no longer prevents startup items from running.  Not sure if something is wrong with my keyboard or if there is a different way to prevent startup items from running in Win 7.  

here is an article I found but seems there is not a solution:
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-windows_programs/which-hot-key-disables-startup-items-in-windows-7/72c0bc94-2bf4-4bcc-8d6d-13016fde1a5a

thank you
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