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Keyboard problem when the notebook is idle, especially when using microsoft excel the letter f types by itself nonstop

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I beleive that this is issue with the Key that might have got stick because of Dust or Liquid spillage....
Try cleaning the Keyboard using Air Blower or Vccume cleaner and make sure that there is no dust under the Keys.

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