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Laptop keyboard - pressing one key triggers different/multiple keys

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#1 jamesrawles3


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Posted 30 July 2009 - 04:03 PM

The keyboard on my laptop has recently started to go a bit crazy. Some buttons are unresponsive, and when i press one others are often triggered, eg if i press a 'g' then 'gb' is entered, or ''' goes to ''/'. The most fun is that pressing space sometimes acts to refresh a page, so entire emails etc are lost (I'm typing this on a different pc).

The laptop is 3 years old, so i assume that the keyboard is just failing and i'll have to get a usb keyboard, but i thought i'd check. Could it be something to do with the key mapping?


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#2 fairjoeblue


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Posted 30 July 2009 - 05:39 PM

Sounds like the KB has issues.
Do as you mentioned & get a USB KB or replace the laptop KB .
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Posted 31 July 2009 - 06:30 AM

Unless your having other problems or you just want a shiny new laptop, why not just replace the keyboard ?

Computer help forums are full of those that go around the internet
clicking Willy Nilly and installing or downloading everything in site

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