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Keyboard Problem

Can not logon to windows I have tried 3 different keyboards
and even the onscreen keyboard if I hit the p it brings up a
projection screen, if I type a g it brings up a box that has
a 1 on it, if you hit the backspace it changes desktops. I've
been working on windows meny years and never seen anything
like this HELP and thanks

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Does safe mode change what happens?

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Also, in heavily damaged OSes we look to resets. This often is where many learn that backups are not optional.

Once the files are safe you can try booting your W10 USB repair and install stick (I make mine with Microsoft's Media Creation Kit, see google) and then I can try it's repair options.

By booting this stick you can also determine if the issue is not software as the OS on the computer's drive is not running.

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In reply to: Does safe mode change what happens?

Same in safe mode.

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And when booting the Repair and Install USB Stick?

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I always test by booting my W10 stick or any of my Linux USB/DVDs.

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turn off Fast Boot for now

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That way it will do a real full boot again. If still a problem, reset the BIOS.

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Does It Happen With An Old PS2 Keyboard?

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If you've only tried using USB keyboards and it's a problem with USB, then maybe the older PS2 style (round plug jakc) will fix the issue temporarily. Remember, plugging in the old PS2 keyboard may take a couple of reboots for the system to recognize the different keyboard type.

If it fixes the issue, then maybe you're wireless dongle isn't working correctly and needs replacement.... Or plugging the USB keyboards into a different port on the back of the computer will get it done.

Another option is to try using System Restore back to a time when the system worked.

Hope this helps.


Post was last edited on June 6, 2018 3:35 PM PDT

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Yes ps2 ,usb and onscreen.

In reply to: Does It Happen With An Old PS2 Keyboard?

Yes all types of keyboards are the same even the on screen keyboard..

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With onscreen keyboard

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While on the onscreen keyboard the Windows and ctrl keys are blinking.

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Unplug the keyboard. And test with onscreen keyboard.

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One more test.

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In reply to: Unplug the keyboard. And test with onscreen keyboard.

Yes I did unplug all keyboards had just onscreen keyboard on.

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Set the machine to boot from USB. Force it you have to by unplugging HDDs, etc. and give it only your Linux or Windows bootable media. There are onscreen keyboards there so this test is to detect if it's hardware or a knackered OS on your drives.

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Got it

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It was the usb wireless adapter pulled it out and all was right with the would..thanks guys...

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