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Multiple letters typing at once

My boss has a Compaq wireless keyboard, and somehow letters in a series are locked together, so that when he types 'a' what appears on the screen is 'asd', '1' results in '123', etc. I can't figure out if this is a Windows command or something on the keyboard itself. Reboot doesn't fix, nor does removing power and batteries from the keyboard to attempt to reset.

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Re: multiple letters typing at once

Goto control panel/keyboard and check the character repeat settings.

Posted on Oct 06, 2007

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Key pads were taken off mulipsal saretyping spacebsar wqsa tsaken off too

Posted on Sep 20, 2009

Re: multiple letters typing at once

This turned out to be a sign that the wireless keyboard itself was failing. I installed a new keyboard, problem fixed!

Posted on Oct 08, 2007

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you have to clean the pads. keyboard must have collected dusts

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