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Keyboard disfunction certain letters are ok. but hen, for instance , i type the letter "e", the window "my computer" opens??? this problem is on a laptop toshia

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    My hp laptop keys are not working. The e and the t butoons are a couple of the keys taht are not working. Is there a way to fix this issue. I thought maybe the hot keys were turned on I dont know how to turn them off.

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Your hot keys are set that way goto search and find "hot keys" with out the ""

and you should be able to fix the problem

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