The Settings menu does not open when you use the keyboard shortcut to start On-Screen Keyboard

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Article ID: 838037 - View products that this article applies to.
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SYMPTOMS

When you use just press ALT+F4 on the physical keyboard to start On-Screen Keyboard, the Settings menu on the Start may not open on a Microsoft Windows 2000-based computer.

CAUSE

This issue occurs because you use the keyboard shortcut to start On-Screen Keyboard. When you start On-Screen Keyboard in this way, the Settings menu may not open even though you click Start, and then point to Settings.

This issue does not occur when you use a pointing device such as mouse to start On-Screen Keyboard.

WORKAROUND

To work around this issue occur, log off your computer, and then log on again.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.

Properties

Article ID: 838037 - Last Review: April 6, 2004 - Revision: 2.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP4
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP4
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP4
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