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Main keyboard i think my keyboard is grounded or defective as it types on its own kkkkkkkkkkk -- just keeps going. a times that it works, i cannot use letter p as it types * instead. please help.

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The kkkkkkkk problem will be a sticky key, possibly something jamming the contact under the key.
The p* problem is your numlock is on. Laptop keyboards don't have numeric keypads like dsktops do, so when you press numlock on, it uses part of the keyboard to emulate a keypad.

You will probably have to press something like shift+numlock or ctrl+numlock or FN+numlock to release it. There should also be a light at the top of the laptop to indicate it's in numlock mode.

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