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I pressed a combo of keys and now my keyboard is out of wack

I was typing an url in a browser and accidentally hit a number of keys (don't know which) but it totally threw off my keyboard. The arrow buttons were not working, and some of the letters were giving me asterisks. I tried to fix it and made it a little better. All the letters are working now except for x,c, n, b and the spacebar. What could I have possibly done and how do i fix it? I tried to disconnect it from the usb and reconnect but that's not working. My pc is password protected and of course my password has a "n" in it so i can't get in. I'm at work so b/c i can't access the net (need the "c" to type .com) I

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UnPLUG KEY BOARD.REBOOT.THEN SHUT BACK DOWN PLUG KEY BOARD BACK IN AND REBOOT.MAKE SURE NUM LOCK IS NOT ON.SHOULD WORK. IF NOT REPLACE KEYBOARD.RICHARDM69

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