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My computer is filling all typing spaces with and ongoing line of "////////////////////////" I disconnected the key board and it keeps doing it also with the key board in I can insert other letter help please

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You have a hacker or a virus or someone simply attempting to use your internet service.

You need a major cleanup. Let's begin:
Turn off the internet at the modem( a little switch) or using your virus console

Go to Tools (in toolbar)Pull down the menu to internet options>general>erase all your cookies, etc.

Next go to start>all programs>accessories>
system tools>clean disk. Do this chore.

Open your email proggy and delete all unnecessary files


If you have a registry cleanup proggy, use it now.

Turn your internet switch back on.

Open up your main virus/security console and update it. Then run a full virus check.

When it is finished follow any instructions it gives you.

Now check your virus control internet settings are they default. They should be or higher. Also check your network settings(Do you have a home network?)Turn on the "Detect Network Activity" or whatever you system calls it so that it will popup and tell you if someone is attempting to get in.

Also go back to tools>internet options> security and check the protection level there it should be default or higher.

Now restart your computer.

If you are still having problems, do to www.trendmicro/housecalll.com
for a free virus check . this is a very good program. it takes a bit of time to get going, but it is worth it.

After this is all done You need to go to start>all programs>accessories>system tools>system defrag and run this program to put your files in order.

You can go to www.comodo.com and download a free firewall and security program that works great.

Good luck. If you have any questions just get back to me.





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Replace your keyboard that is already defective. there will be some instances that if you press a letter (e.g. E) the nearby letter will appear not letter E. i have a computer shop and that is one of the most common problems of my computers.

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I'm sure that when the letter popped off, two white plastics also came off beneath the letter. Now if you kept them and did not throw them away, you have to first fix both of them, one facing up, the other facing down. There are two insertion points on the missing space on your key board where they are to fit into. These white plastics have edges on them, and can be a little bit depressed to fit into their insertion points, where they expand to fill it after fitting. They are designed such that when you see them you would know which goes into what direction. If you try it one way and it doesnt fit in, then you are trying it wrongly. Reverse the directions. After you have done that, get your letter 'C', and press it into the white plastic. If you fixed the white plastic well, the key should lock into it, but be flexible, ie move up and down.

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