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My computer is acting as is spacebar is being held down, even when no keyboard is attached, and I have no idea whats going on. Can anyone help?

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Unistall the keyboard drivers shut down, i would reset the Bios to default and than try a diffrent keyboard or switch to a USB keyboard if you are running a ps2 or even if bios allows to disable ps2 and go straight usb

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