Backspace works ONLY in administrator user!

#1
Hi,


I have a very weird problem: my backspace key works in a program only if it ran as administrator! It has started suddenly, don't remember any changes I'd done before that, including widows update.
I've Windows 7 x64, MS Curve 2000 keyboard.


Any help will be appreciated!
Thanks!
 


#2
Anyone?!
I'll accept any crazy suggestion, since the problem itself is crazy at all.
 


helpifIcan

Extraordinary Member
#3
Did you have to load a driver for the KB? Maybe it's corrupted or a new version of the drive caused the problem.

Grabbing at straws here.
 


#4
I have news:
backspace works in any other account except mine. I've created a temporary account (standard user) and the key works there. Hence, some application/update has screwed keys definitions/bindings in my windows profile.
Is there any way to fix that, to restore keyboard default definitions? Can keyboard profile (if there is such a thing) be imported from a different account?
Again, uninstalling/re-installing drivers doesn't fix this issue.

Thanks!
 


helpifIcan

Extraordinary Member
#5
I have news:
backspace works in any other account except mine. I've created a temporary account (standard user) and the key works there. Hence, some application/update has screwed keys definitions/bindings in my windows profile.
Is there any way to fix that, to restore keyboard default definitions? Can keyboard profile (if there is such a thing) be imported from a different account?
Again, uninstalling/re-installing drivers doesn't fix this issue.

Thanks!
Not sure about copying a profile.
How about creating a adminuser for yourself and then deleating the one that does not work.
Wait awhile before you do this maybe someone more knowledgable can provide a better solution.
 


#6
Yeah, I guess I'll do that if a simplier solution won't be found.
Thanks
 


#7
Solved.
At first, I've found out that the key works in all other users, except mine.
Then, I've booted to safe mode and the key worked.
Then, I've disabled all start-up programs and it worked.
By turning on start-up programs one-by-one, I've found the problematic one: it was ClipX. I've accidentally assigned Backspace as a hotkey for Google Search :-/
 


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