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GE Wireless keyboard repeats keys always

I have tried my GE wireless keyboard and mouse on several computers and it intermittently repeats any key I press. The model number is 98059. Very disappointing. The documentation says it needs no installed drivers since the basic Windows XP driver will work unless one wants the special key functions to work. Whether I install them or not, I get the frustrating repeating keys problem.

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A possible cause of this could be low batteries in the keyboard. Also, try repositioning the wireless receiver so there are no obstacles between the keyboard and the receiver.

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