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Keyboard problems (ke3tbo9ar4d p0r4o9ble3msP)

by harrold / May 1, 2004 1:37 AM PDT

When I type I keep getting numbers added after certain letters - this sentance looked like the one shown below before I deleted all of the extra characters - can anyone help me please as it is really annoying - Thanks

W"he3n I8 typ0e3 I* ke3e3p0 ge3tti8ng nu7mbe3r4s adde3d afte3r4 ce3r4tai8n le3tte3r4s - thi8s se3ntance3 lo9o9ke3d li8ke3 the3 o9ne3 sho9w2n be3lo9w2 be3fo9r4e3 I* de3le3te3d all o9f the3 e3xtr4a char4acte3r4s - can anyo9ne3 he3lp0 me3 p0le3ase3 as i8t i8s r4e3ally anno9yi8ng - Thanks

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Re:Keyboard problems (ke3tbo9ar4d p0r4o9ble3msP)
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 1, 2004 2:37 AM PDT

If you look closely, you see a PATTERN emege that the broken key LETTER is linked to the key just about the letter that produced both the letter and number.

So...

qwertyuiop would add
1234567890

I'd try another keyboard...

Bob

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Re:Re:Keyboard problems (ke3tbo9ar4d p0r4o9ble3msP)
by Clif_Notes / May 1, 2004 8:08 AM PDT

Good catch,
It takes a certain kind of genius to pick up patterns like that.

I agree, it sounds like a hardware problem.

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