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Does the mouse work well? When you open a file, does that take a long time, too? Is it happening all the time?

I'm not sure it will help solve your problem, but it's possible you are experiencing a "typematic" feature. To save typing, there is an execellent explanation at:
http://www.pcguide.com/ref/kb/swTypematic-c.html

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I mentioned that shortcuts ‘activate’ these features — such as Tab+Enter, and a couple of Alt+a letter– and so you may have turned them on unintentionally.
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This screenshot shows the settings for StickyKeys, and unless you have trouble holding down more than one key at the same time — such as Ctrl+Alt+Del to activate Task Manager — I suggest you uncheck the top checkbox here as well.

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