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Keyboard Malfunctioning

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#1 tnya


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Posted 11 July 2017 - 11:03 PM

l have been having trouble with the keyboard on my laptop as it writes and  types what it wants. This single sentence took me 20 minutes. when i write w it types owq and q=owq, a=las,z=xz., x=.zx,s=sal 1=9 and opens music player.zx o=wqo, ect. please help

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#2 britechguy


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Posted 11 July 2017 - 11:10 PM

Have you tried connecting an external USB keyboard to see if the behavior persists?  [They can be picked up at virtually any thrift shop for less than $5]


My guess is that you have a keyboard hardware failure, but you need to try an alternative to see if the behavior that you're seeing persists.  If your device happens to have a touch screen you could also try the on-screen keyboard to see if it behaves similarly.

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#3 jwoods301


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Posted 11 July 2017 - 11:39 PM

Another thing you can try is boot into Safe Mode and see if the problem persists.

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