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Keyboard problems with windows applications

When i type using windows or the internet most of my words/letters do not show up i have to press the button down really hard. It will work howerever without a problem if im type on wordpad or yahoo messenger. ive used the spray and it didnt work. so whats wrong with it

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You need to clean the keyboard to make it better push on the buttons but you dont need to brack the little (plastic in it)then it will be wortless.

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List of functions for the 'f' keys


i've got a list that includes every "f" key and what it's used to....

F1
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  • Enter CMOS setup.
  • Windows key + F1 would open the Microsoft Windows help and support center.
  • Open the Task pane.
F2
  • In Windows renames a highlighted icon, file or folder in all versions of Windows.
  • Alt + Ctrl + F2 opens document window in Microsoft word.
  • Ctrl + F2 displays the print preview window in Microsoft Word.
  • Quickly rename a selected file or folder.
  • Enter CMOS setup.
F3
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  • In MS-DOS or Windows command line F3 will repeat the last command.
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F4
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  • Alt + F4 will close the program window currently active in Microsoft Windows.
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F5
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F6
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F7
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