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Old 09-08-2018, 03:49 PM
 
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Originally Posted by Debsi View Post
I had my first big 1803 problem last night. An update occured, and my laptop keyboard stopped working.

After a few hours of troubleshooting and trying different fixes, I found that a new or updated feature to do with added languages was the culprit. (I plugged in a usb keyboard in the meantime)

I had to add a new language, make it first choice, then return US English to my first choice, and voila, my keyboard turned back on. Settings -> Region & Language -> Add a language

This was a very annoying experience, obviously, I hope it's of some help to somebody else.
That would be very annoying. Do you happen to know which update it was?

I never use my laptop keyboard, so your post prompted me to try it....works fine. I don't think I have that update yet, so thanks for the warning and the tip.

For 1803 they certainly did make some changes in the display function, as claymoore has touched upon. I now see a slow process of screen changes when I load a lower resolution game, like Railroad Tycoon II, my all-time favorite. Seems to me it used to shift gears in one step, where now I get multiple screens that move as though they're on a machine of the game's vintage (1998).

Not a big deal, and I haven't noticed any other problems outside of startup being slower. Definitely haven't noticed any improvements.
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