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Dell Inspiron 6000 keying problem

For a while now when I am typing an email for example as I type the letters will all of a sudden jump up a couple of lines. I kept thinking I was hitting some key wrong but have been watching and it does this itermittently but often

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  • cas zielewski May 11, 2010

    Sounds like dirty keyboard..... Has someone spilled anything on it? How old is the system? Is it still under warranty?

    Substances like coffee (particularly w/o clean & sugar) tend to be rather benign. Coke & Mountain Dew are another issue. Sometimes it simply a matter of common foreign matter (hair dust....) finding it's way into the keyboard.

    I recently had a keyboard from a client that would intermittently appear to lock up the entire system. It was traced to a stuck "f" key. The OS/software perceived that the user wanted to use a software shortcut. Cleaned the keyboard... problem solved.

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