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Slow Keypad with sticking space bar

Typing and the letters are being missed as I type. The keypad does not respond well to the finger. Letters are typed and slow to appear on the screen.

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  • leblancjudy Jul 28, 2009

    Sorry it's a Dell Inspiron 1545 and it's only 1 month old

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My MOM Used AOL mail, for her it was the AOL news pictures loading every few seconds in the backround. If you press the pause button in between the left and right arrow boxes in the news box (under the pictures) you will turn off that function, which should speed up your typing, as every time a news item switches it causes a delay which may miss a keystroke, etc.

Posted on Sep 25, 2009

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Clean your keyboard, try to blow it out with compressed air, and also take a barely wet rag or Q-tip and clean out the gunk. You might be able to pop the keys off and clean in there, make sure the power is off or even unplug it. Even try to unplug the keypad and plug it in, and/or reboot the device.

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

  • Rob Aug 26, 2009

    I would take it back where I bought it, with the reciept, and have them either look at it or replace it.

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