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Old 05-29-2006, 10:59 AM   #1
manicman
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Shift + Backspace resets X


Hello for some reason when i press Shift and backspace at the same time X gets reset. I havent had any problems with this untill now. It happens with both of the shift keys i am unsure of how to approach this problem so could use some help thanks in advance.
 
Old 05-29-2006, 11:42 AM   #2
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That is not a problem, it is a normal keystroke to reset X. Either than or ctrl-backspace. If you don't want it to do that, look into your control panel or whatever and remap that to some other keystroke.

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Old 05-29-2006, 12:05 PM   #3
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ctrl+backspace is the reset key sequence.
 
  


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