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Keyboard acting weird

by maneeesh / September 5, 2011 8:20 PM PDT


I am using a Lenovo laptop with Win 7. However, lately my keyboard is acting up. It
tends to delete (backspace, to be clearer) characters I type (at
random). And, I need to press that key more than a couple of times to
get that character in.

Not sure what the issue is.

Please help.


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Two possibilities
by Jimmy Greystone / September 5, 2011 11:32 PM PDT
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Two possibilities come to mind.

1: Your palm is resting on the trackpad, causing the cursor to jump, and you have overtype mode on

2: You need a new keyboard

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Many install TOUCHFREEZE
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 5, 2011 11:41 PM PDT
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Some do that, some are in denial about this. A simple solution and easy to remove if it doesn't help.

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Try a usb keyboard
by volvogirl / September 6, 2011 12:40 AM PDT
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I agree with the other answers. You can confirm it by plugging in an external usb keyboard (use the one from a desktop or borrow one from a friend).

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