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This happened to me several months ago. The keyboard Windows button doesn't work either. I get the machine to operate by right clicking on the Start button and using the menu that appears. The machine also now takes a long time to start up (as others have reported) whereas it used to be very fast. It's not an anti-virus or too many programs problem. There are numerous similar examples on the web but no answer so far.