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The FilterKeys feature is not turned off when you click "Cancel" on a Windows XP SP2-based computer
You hold down the right SHIFT key for eight seconds to turn on the FilterKeys feature on a Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2)-based computer. Then, you click Cancel
to turn off the FilterKeys feature. However, the FilterKeys feature is not turned off.
To work around this problem, press the left SHIFT key to turn off the FilterKeys feature.
Additionally, you can disable the FilterKeys feature. To do this, follow these steps:
- Click Start, and then click Run.
- Copy and then paste (or type) the following command in the
Open box, and then press ENTER:
- On the Keyboard tab, click Settings in the FilterKeys area.
- Click to clear the Use shortcut check box, and then click OK two times.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 949098 - Last Review: February 21, 2008 - Revision: 1.0
- Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2
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