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I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 LAPTOP

In MICROSOFT WORD I am suddenly getting wrong letters when I type

Each keystroke produced the symbol in blue on the key (ie the FUNCTION key held character) when it is not held and these are repeated consistently.

I think it is possible to change from the normal QWERTY operation of KB to other KB by some combination of KEYs – Does anyone know what combination?

(I expect I did this change in reverse by accident)

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Your keyboard might be shot, the circuit board that is. Try calling Dell and sending it in for them to fix. Another way is to connect an external keyboard and changing the settings around in control panel with it.

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