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User cannot use 3 keys combo in some combination on Alienware laptops


User cannot use 3 keys combo in some combination on Alienware laptops
Article Summary:

User cannot use 3 keys combo in some combination on Alienware laptops.

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Table of Contents:

1. What is happening?

2. Solution


 

What is happening?

 

User cannot use 3 keys combo in some combination of below matrix while playing games. It is a design limitation of Windows Operating System.

Key Combos

Pass/Fail

Key Combos

Pass/Fail

Key Combos

Pass/Fail

Key Combos

Pass/Fail

Key Combos

Pass/Fail

Key Combos

Pass/Fail

WDE

Fail

WAQ

Fail

SDE

Fail

ASQ

Fail

WSE

Fail

ADQ

Fail

WDR

Pass

WAE

Pass

SDR

Pass

ASZ

Fail

WSR

Fail

ADE

Fail

WDF

Pass

WAZ

Pass

SDT

Pass

ASX

Fail

WST

Pass

ADW

Pass

WDT

Pass

WAX

Pass

SDF

Pass

ASC

Pass

WSD

Fail

ADR

Pass

WDG

Pass

WAC

Pass

SDG

Pass

ASV

Pass

WSF

Fail

ADT

Pass

WDC

Pass

WAV

Pass

SDV

Pass

ASF

Pass

WSG

Pass

ADF

Pass

WDX

Pass

WAF

Pass

SDC

Fail

ASG

Pass

WSX

Pass

ADG

Pass

WDZ

Pass

WAG

Pass

SDX

Fail

AST

Pass

WSZ

Pass

ADV

Pass

WDV

Pass

WAT

Pass

SDZ

Fail

ASR

Pass

WSA

Fail

ADC

Fail

WDQ

Pass

WAR

Pass

SDQ

Pass

ASE

Pass

WSQ

Fail

ADX

Pass

WD1

Pass

WA1

Pass

SD1

Pass

AS1

Fail

WSC

Pass

ADZ

Pass

WD2

Pass

WA2

Pass

SD2

Fail

AS2

Fail

WSV

Pass

AD1

Fail

WD3

Pass

WA3

Pass

SD3

Fail

AS3

Pass

WS1

Pass

AD2

Pass

WD4

Pass

WA4

Pass

SD4

Pass

AS4

Pass

WS2

Pass

AD3

Fail

WD5

Pass

WA5

Pass

SD5

Pass

AS5

Pass

WS3

Pass

AD4

Pass

WD6

Pass

WA6

Pass

SD6

Pass

AS6

Pass

WS4

Pass

AD5

Pass

WD7

Pass

WA7

Pass

SD7

Pass

AS7

Pass

WS5

Pass

AD6

Pass

WD8

Pass

WA8

Pass

SD8

Pass

AS8

Pass

WS6

Pass

AD7

Pass

WD9

Pass

WA9

Pass

SD9

Pass

AS9

Pass

WS7

Pass

AD8

Pass

WD0

Pass

WA0

Pass

SD0

Pass

AS0

Pass

WS8

Pass

AD9

Pass

WD+F1

Pass

WA+F1

Pass

SD+F1

Fail

AS+F1

Fail

WS9

Pass

AD0

Pass

WD+F2

Pass

WA+F2

Pass

SD+F2

Fail

AS+F2

Fail

WS0

Pass

AD+F1

Pass

WD+F3

Pass

WA+F3

Pass

SD+F3

Fail

AS+F3

Pass

WS+F1

Pass

AD+F2

Pass

WD+F4

Pass

WA+F4

Pass

SD+F4

Fail

AS+F4

Pass

WS+F2

Pass

AD+F3

Fail

WD+SPACE

Pass

WA+SPACE

Pass

SD+SPACE

Fail

AS+SPACE

Pass

WS+F3

Pass

AD+F4

Fail

WS+F4

Pass

AD+SPACE

Fail

WS+SPACE

Pass

Solution:

1. No need to replace parts to address this issue. It is recommended to avoid using fail combo keys in the list while playing games.

2. You can access the support website of Microsoft on Ghost Keys for clear and detail information at below link.

Link: http://www.microsoft.com/appliedsciences/content/projects/AntiGhostingExplained.aspx

 

 

Thank you for your inquiry,


 

 

 

 


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Article ID: SLN146935

Last Date Modified: 06/25/2012 12:00 AM


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