computer shutting down when i press shift

Discussion in 'Windows OS's' started by heaver, Jun 18, 2007.

  1. heaver

    heaver Geek Trainee

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    well since yesterday my computers been shutting down everytime i press the left shift and im getting really mad at that...its driving me crazy
    could that be a virus? coz my antivirus didnt find anything
    i hope someone could help em find a solution for this...thx in advance
     
  2. Karanislove

    Karanislove It's D Grav80 Of Luv

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    Look at the event viewer....(RightClick MyComputer > Manage > Events)
    both system and applications events...
    is there any latest error reported?? if yes then double click on it and see what information do u get...
     
  3. Ghostman 1

    Ghostman 1 Moderator Staff Member

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    Try another keyboard, they do wear out,,,There don't seem too last like they used too.
     
  4. StimpE

    StimpE lol, Internet!

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    A worn out keyboard won't make it reboot. You're looking at a possible infection of trojan/spyware. Scan & Delete
     
  5. Ghostman 1

    Ghostman 1 Moderator Staff Member

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    Not only can a Keyboard do this BUT also a Mouse can do this,I have worked on Pc's for 10 years now and I have seen (ALMOST) everything my Friend...
     
  6. StimpE

    StimpE lol, Internet!

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    The only way I could see an old keyboard doing this is if you're somehow shorting out the system.
     
  7. Ghostman 1

    Ghostman 1 Moderator Staff Member

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    Wearing out OR shorting out, it still is the KEYBOARD....
     

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