It's meant to be an accessibility feature that makes your keyboard easier to use. Follow these directions in order to turn off Filter Keys: Click Start. Click Control Panel.
A related feature is called Filter Keys, which is triggered when you hold the right-Shift key down for eight seconds. You can turn this feature off by clicking the Set Up Filter Keys link found on the screenshot shown in Figure D.
I held right shift down too long. If StickyKeys are activated and you click the modifier key twice (Alt, Ctrl, Shift, or Windows logo), it locks the key. To deactivate StickyKeys, press Shift, 5 times, then click Cancel. You can also deactivate the keyboard shortcut so this doesn't happen again.
If your entire keyboard is locked, it's possible that you've turned on the Filter Keys feature accidentally. When you hold down the right SHIFT key for 8 seconds, you should hear a tone and the “Filter Keys” icon appears in the system tray. Just then, you'll find that the keyboard is locked and you can't type anything.
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