As it turns out...
The keyboard is a wireless (Gateway) and according to the owner of the computer, it does odd things. We were able to reset it. I don't know if there is some sort of key programming built into this model, but the problem (for now) is solved.
I am totally clueless about this...
When pressing my right-arrow key, it is as though I am doing space and right-arrow, so if I have a line of text,
this is a test
then go to the start of the line and right-arrow over it, it looks like this
t h i s is a t e st
whattheheck is going on?
Los Angeles, CA