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by cf10 / April 3, 2008 4:01 AM PDT

Toshiba Satellite M105-S3041
Windows Xp home edition

A month a go my computer start doing strange things.
If I clicked on shortcuts on my desktop the properties of that shortcut would open instead of the actual program itself.

When I clicked on the start menu button, it would flash and then dissapear.

Also, I would type characters and nothing would appear, or for instance if I type a F the file menu would open in my browser or something. When I would type I would get a beeping message as if I was committing some form of an error or something.

I ran McAfee virus scan, I used my recovery console cd, nothing worked.

Also, I decided to create another user account. What happens is that after I reboot my computer, the windows welcome screen appears and I click on one of the user accounts. All the issues I stated before happens. I then switch to the other user account and everything works fine on that account. It seems whatever account I open first after rebooting computer, that's the one that gives me the problems. By switching accounts while I am still logged on to the other account , everything runs fine.

One person said that I have a stuck ALT key or something. But I dont think that is really the issue I am dealing with.

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