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Types extra letters or symbols

Only some letters are doing this. the q is q8, w is w9, e is e', r is r;, t is tl, y is yk, k is yk, l is tl, ; is r;, and ' is e'. I have to backspace to get rid of the extra letters or symbols, plus computer keeps going to standby on its own.
Nothing has been spilled on it and it has not been stepped on. this is a cable keyboard for my PC. how can I fix this?

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  • ssimpson5 Jun 09, 2008

    it started workly correctly on its own. if it acts up again I will try your solution. thank you

  • osbornegirls Aug 01, 2008

    My keyboard is doing the same thing but I know that it's not the driver because when I plug another keyboard in it doesn't do that.

  • Anonymous Aug 04, 2008

    my keyboard keeps putting w s in words like it is stuck but it not have a red light flashing when i type like this wwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

  • Anonymous Aug 04, 2008

    keeps typing wwwwwwww like this and adds them to wordsw and i never touch the letter i have a flashing red light on the right side of my keyboard

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Buy a new keyboard or a button www.spareparts.co.uk

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Suspect the drivers first, then go from there. update your drivers,then see if it corrects the problem.if not, then you need to start considering other options (keyboard fault, damaged keys,) etc. sometimes the most complex looking problems can be the drivers at fault. see how you get on first. but do persevere.

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  • david donovan Jun 10, 2008

    no problem, keep watching out for rubbish under the keys. if there is none, check one of the following: drivers, software, viruses.

    teknomancer

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