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#1 KL4W

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Posted 19 July 2010 - 06:30 AM

Hi
Is there a way to see if the keyboard controller on the motherboard is faulty?
Maybe the problem is something else.
About a week ago my PC started typing by itself, it is favoring the w & a keys but it also runs through the keys eg. qwertyui...etc. you get the idea.
I also suspect the mouse buttons is clicking by itself too.
It is no fun trying to work or play a game.
it goes through a routine. It goes crazy for a short while and then is perfect for a few minutes, then goes crazy again.

There is no way i can type something like this on the PC. it would become unreadable. i am writing this from the work PC.

I have tried 4 different keyboards usb and ps/2 no difference.
all the voice recognition is switched off and hardware unplugged.
antivirus is up to date (Bitdefender 2010)
Ran spybot and some anti rootkit software.
win 7 x64 professional got all the latest updates.
It is the same when not plugged into the network.

I do suspect the motherboard, but have no way of checking it without replacing it with another board.

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Posted 19 July 2010 - 10:41 AM

I would try running MBAM and/or Asquared to look for the various trojans and other malware. Spybot is okay but it tends to miss things both of the other programs catch. If that fails if you have a spare drive laying around I would try to do an clean install to that and if everything is good then you need to reformat your primary drive. if it is still ghost typing then you will have to replace your board.
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Posted 20 July 2010 - 04:10 AM

Thanks for the reply.
I'll try it this evening.
I was running logmein.com and it happened after that.
I uninstalled it but it did not stop.
my Bitdefender also switches itself off after a while.
some suspicions action.

I might have a old ide drive lying around somewhere to install windows on.

i'll post what happens.

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Posted 21 July 2010 - 04:05 AM

I did the MBAM and Asquared without any success.
both found stuff that any of the other programs did not find, but it did not change the keyboard thing.

I will try the hard drive this eve if it still works.

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Posted 20 August 2010 - 12:53 AM

SOLVED!
Hi
There was something hidden on the PC. And i found that one of the mouse buttons got stuck every now and then.
A good Format and everything is running ok so far.
Thanks for all the help.




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