👍 #876 - My Keyboard Won't Work after Windows Update. How Do I Fix It?
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Oy Vey. Windows Update.
I got a question not long ago about a user's keyboard that stopped working after a Windows Update had been taken.
It. Just. Shouldn't. Happen.
But, of course, "stuff" happens.
This weeks featured article covers all the things to look at, including the possibility of it simply being a coincidence. My Keyboard Won't Work after Windows Update. How Do I Fix It?
Also this week:
- Imagine a world without spam. That was nice. Now let's deal with reality.
- Do you know where a link will take you? You can.
- Wanna see a computer guy shudder? Unplug your computer while it's running.
Something came up (as it does from time to time) so we skipped a week. Again. This one's on me.
Wait, it's almost September already?
This Week's Featured Article
My Keyboard Won't Work after Windows Update. How Do I Fix It?
Diagnosing sudden keyboard failures.
If your keyboard won't work after a Windows Update, there's a lengthy list of things to try to get it back.
Also This Week on Ask Leo!
How to Get Rid of Spam Emails
|If you're not getting spam now, you will soon -- and probably lots of it. What can you do? There's no magic answer, but there are various things you can do to help.|
How Do I Determine a Shortlink's Destination?
|Link-shortening services make it hard to tell a link's final destination. When you receive one in an email, you may want to do some detective work to see where it's going before you click.|
|Using your computer's power button improperly or pulling the plug can lead to serious data loss. I'll look at the right way to turn your computer off.|
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Can I Just Unplug My Computer to Shut It Down?Using your computer's Power button improperly, or just deciding to unplug, can lead to serious data loss. I'll look at the right way to turn your computer off.
How Do I Determine a Shortlink Destination?Link-shortening services make it hard to determine that shortlink's final destination. When you receive one in an email, you may want to do some detective work to see where it's going - before you click.
My Keyboard Won't Work after Windows Update, How Do I Fix It?If your keyboard won't work after a Windows Update there's a lengthy list of things to try to get it back.
How to Get Rid of Spam EmailsIf you're not getting spam now, you will soon -- and probably lots of it. What can you do to get rid of it? There's no magic answer, but there are various things you can do to help.
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