How to Fix Shift Key Not Working on windows 11 / 10

  • To fix shift key not working on windows 11 or windows 10 you need to update keyboard drivers and turn off or uncheck sticky keys options in device manager.

On your windows 10 or windows 11 computer when you press shift key but it doesnt respond or shift key not working when you press then you need to follow these simple steps and fix shift key problem in windows 10 or 11 laptop.

Fix Shift Key Not Working on Windows 11 / 10

Below troubleshooting methods will help you fix shift key not working on windows 11 or windows 10 computer.

Turn off and Uncheck and sticky keys Options 

Step 1: Click on search icon on your windows 11 / 10 and type in control panel

Step 2: Open control panel settings -> change view by to from category to large icons

Step 3: Select ease of access option in control panel

Step 4: Scroll down and click on -> Make the keyboard easier to use option

Step 5: Now, you need to make sure that -> turn on sticky keys option is unchecked

Step 6: Once you uncheck -> select apply and ok and close open windows.

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Update Keyboard Drivers

Step 1: Click on windows search and type in Device manager and open device manager settings.

Step 2: Now in device manager -> Expand Keyboard

Step 3: In here -> you need to right click on the keyboard drivers installed here (standar ps/2 keyboard) and click on update drivers.

Step 4: Select Browse my computer for drivers and select let me pick from a list available option and click continue/

Step 5: Now, select compatible drivers here and click next.

Step 6: Your keyboards drivers will be installed successfully and once installed close open windows.

That’s it, once keyboard drivers are installed successfully with updated drivers then you need to restart your computer and once restarted (reboots)  then go ahead and check with shift key not working and you will not face any issue and shift key will start working normally as expected.

Lakshmi Durga
Lakshmi Durga
Lakshmi Durga is Senior Content Writer and Author and Also a Senior Editorial Team Member at A Savvy Web for More than 5 Years and She writes about technology related subject troubleshooting guides and helps users to solve issues. She has a Degree of Bachelor of Technology (Btech) from Kakatiya University and (Master of Technology) Mtech at Kakatiya University and JNTU university and is a real time Technology expert. She is a Real time Tech Expert and enthusiastic and has an Expertize in this technology area and writes specially on troubleshooting guides, solutions and tips and fixes and how to articles on Tech Related subjects like iPhone, Android, iOS, Smart tv and other tech related information.

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