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keyboard randomly skips letters

by / March 13, 2010 1:56 AM PST

My 6 year old desktop (HP with vista) started some ago to have problems with the keyboard: even typing with most attention and pressure on keys, it randomly skips some letters. I just bought a new keyboard but the problem does not seem to be resolved. A computer tech I called told me it probably depends from the PC itself and he has to clean and reinstall all sw in order to make it work! Of course the cost would be prohibitive (as buying a new cpu!) and I have an hard time to believe the guy. Did anyone of you ever bumped in a similar problem and found a solution?? Thank you in advance for your help! Sorry if my English is not right ...
Franco (Rome - Italy)

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Just in case it is malware.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 13, 2010 2:32 AM PST
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keyboard randomly skips letters
by / March 13, 2010 6:19 AM PST

thank ypu Bob i will follow your recommandation .. hope it works ... regards

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you may not be alone
by sensibility / March 13, 2010 5:00 PM PST

i agree check you system for a key logger while a new keyboard should solve the problem it does sound like you are not alone on the machine.

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keyboard randomly skips letters
by / March 14, 2010 12:24 AM PST
In reply to: you may not be alone

thank you, I appreciate your help ..

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