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When typing, words skip and often scatter or stop

Help.. typing goes crazy when I try to do any form of message on internet or offline.

 

This is what I get. see below

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ference at all

The faster or slower I toye makes no dif I++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Above, I actually typed "The faster or slower I type makes no difference at all."

I have 2 D600's and all of a sudden, they both are doing this.

 

Casey

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  • Tigr Oct 21, 2007

    4th attempt to respond. Thank you for the info. It still does the same thing. Now it throws me off to another page at  times.



     



     



    FRUSTRATED

  • Tigr Oct 26, 2007

    I took the advice and downloaded 4 old drivers from Dell. After installation, I was not very hopeful. However, your advice was dead on and I'm happy to report that everything is working as it should. Thanks for the feedback and the solid advice. I'll be sure to pass the word to friends about this site as well as keep it on my favorites should anything else happen to any of our 4 computers here.

    Again..thamnls for the great advice.



    Casey Piatt

  • Tommythomas Feb 10, 2008

    I hae 2 Dell D600's and both skip letters when typing? What do I do?

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When I type the letters scatter at all kinds of places
when I type the letters scatter to all sorts of places
when I type the letters scatter to all sorts of place

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Go to my computer icon, right click, properties>hardware tab>device manager, then lok down the list to keyboard, click on the + sign and right click on your keyboard and select uninstall.

 

Restart the notebook and the driver will automatically load again and should type as normal.

Posted on Oct 21, 2007

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    andrew pester Oct 22, 2007

    it cant be the keyboards as both would be uncanny, i would download the latest drivers from Dell and try them to see if any change

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    andrew pester Oct 27, 2007

    please rate the solution

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