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Problem with spacebar key

I spacebar key its not working correctly, I have two cases: 1- I have write one line in a document its works ok, from begining to end of the line. But when I place the cursor on the beginning and I hit space bar it goe s to the end of the line. 2- I have serveral lines in a document, I place the cursor on the second line, and hit "space bar" and the cursor goes to the third line and make a space. I don't quite understand which the problem is, the only strange thing that happen was when I plugged the usb conector of my new mouse, and suddenly the screen turn opaque, ad the keys start working strangly, but some minutes later all start working fine except for the spacebar key. I have windows 8 and linux mint and its not working fine in the both. Please help me I don't know exactly why this happened. Thanks in advance.

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I don't quite understand why this would happen after pluggin in a USB mouse - but I've seen it numerous times after a liquid has been spilled on a keyboard.

Sounds like you need to replace the keyboard. Best way to test this is to plug in an external usb keyboard and see if you can type normally on it.

If the laptop keyboard exhibits this behavior, and the external keyboard doesn't - you should replace the laptop keyboard.

Posted on Dec 30, 2012

  • Thank you very much for that, I test with an external keyboard and works just fine. And I just test the command "showkey" in Linux, and I can see that everytime I press spacebar, also press the bottom arrow key, so there must be a problem there. Thank you very much

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