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Keys aren't working right and the BIOS isn't loading without a password

So, my friend got a virus on his laptop. So he gave it to me, when I loaded it up, it froze at the startup. When I press Tab, Esc, and F8 repeatedly the BIOS loads and asks for a password. But when I press certain keys like; o i a z u p It doesn't register anything. Some more keys don't work, but I have no clue how this happened. Because before the virus, everything was working fine (as he puts it). Could I get some help?

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