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My cursor keeps moving to the left making typing almost immposible sometimes it works fine ??!

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Either the "left-arrow" or the "backspace" keys on your keyboard is getting stuck in the "down" position.

Take the computer to a qualified technician, and get the keyboard replaced.

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