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The first letter repeats

If my logitech MX5000 cordless keyboard sits idle for a few minutes, the first keystroke I type afterwards is always duplicated, regardless of whether or not it's a letter, number, delete key, etc. It also does not matter which program I am running. I've had this keyboard with two different desktop towers and it does it on both. I downloaded the latest software and nothing changes. I'm running Windows XP. Help!

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  • Jordan Roberts May 01, 2007

    Didn't work, but thanks.



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I was having the same problem. When I first got the pair I loved them, then after a few of the Setpoint updates I began having the first letter repeat problem as well as a auto select when I pass over a window or drop down menu. There are two possible solutions Solution 1: Find and download a copy of Setpoint 4.0 . You can install it over your current version but I would recomend unistalling it then installing the new one. MAKE SURE TO TURN OFF YOUR ANTI-VIRUS! Then reboot when asked and that should do it. Solution 2: Unistall Setpoint and WINDCOMM Bluetooth software. Make sure you have a wired mouse and keyboard hooked before you unistall the WINDCOMM or you won't be able to use your keyboard and possibly your mouse. Reboot the machine and let XP install the generic Bluetooth drivers. Your keyboard may not still have all the slick features supplied by Setpoint but it will work properly. This is really more of a workaround and I would suggest Setpoint 4.0 before this. Hope this helps.

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Go to control panel>priters and other hardware>keyboard, then in the speed tab move cursor to slower side and test in area below. It may stop it from happening, but you would expect it to do it on every keystroke, so it may be sending the first stroke to wake up the keyboard. It may be the keyboard or the sender that is faulty and a replacement to really solve it.

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