Can't print a capital p - how do I get rid of a hotkey?

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Real Estate Agent with Coastal Properties Group International

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Whenever I'm typing a capital p my computer skips that letter, opens Windows Media player, then proceeds with the next typed letters.  It's driving me crazy.

Apparently this "Shift + p" is a hotkey. I don't have the media player open, and don't want to open it. I just want to type a capital p. 

Can anyone help me get rid of this shortcut or hotkey?

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Sharon Simms
CIPS CRS CLHMS CRB RSPS
Coastal Properties Group
CHRISTIE'S International Real Estate
238 Beach Drive NE
St Petersburg, FL 33701
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Gary Woltal
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Shift P should not do that Sharon. Very flaky. Maybe some dirt stuck down in the keys. Spray some computer cleaner in there??

February 27, 2010 11:27 AM
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Sharon Simms
St. Pete FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
Coastal Properties Group International

Remember the old - is it plugged in? is it turned on?

P P P P P P P P P

Well, I shut the machine down and rebooted, and it went away. 

I remember having the problem a few months back, too - not sure how I got rid of it. Maybe the same way.

February 27, 2010 03:38 PM
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Marcia Hawken
Naples Luxury Specialist
Downing-Frye Realty, Inc.

I am just listening.  it has happened to me when I pause to think with my hands on the keyboard and that darn thing pops up.  I can't remember what I did either.

 

February 27, 2010 06:28 PM
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Waco

ALT+SHIFT+P opens Windows Media Player.  It could be that your ALT key is getting stuck.  Worth checking anyway...

February 28, 2010 01:27 AM
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Sharon Simms
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Coastal Properties Group International

Marcia - I understand the feeling.

Waco - thanks. I'll check my keyboard.

February 28, 2010 09:22 AM
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