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pressing any key on the keyboard while in browser causes taskbar to pop in and out

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My cat walked across the keyboard, and now when I press any key on the keyboard it makes the browser pop in and out of full screen. Is there a way to fix this? I have tried the refresh and this did not work

My cat walked across the keyboard, and now when I press any key on the keyboard it makes the browser pop in and out of full screen. Is there a way to fix this? I have tried the refresh and this did not work

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The normal hotkey for full screen is the F11 function key. I can't think of a way to make EVERY key trigger that function. Is it possible that F11 is somehow stuck and gets re-read every time you press a different key? Sometimes vigorously tapping a key several times can reset/unstick it.

Also, if you haven't tried a regular shutdown and restart of Windows, that might be useful in case there is an undocumented a four-paw combination shortcut that we'll never guess.

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The normal hotkey for full screen is the F11 function key. I can't think of a way to make EVERY key trigger that function. Is it possible that F11 is somehow stuck and gets re-read every time you press a different key? Sometimes vigorously tapping a key several times can reset/unstick it.

Also, if you haven't tried a regular shutdown and restart of Windows, that might be useful in case there is an undocumented a four-paw combination shortcut that we'll never guess.

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Thanks so much! It was the F11, not sure why that didn't work the first time I tried it, but I've glad it worked this time!

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