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Keyboard Trouble

by Tarwedge / February 11, 2004 4:10 PM PST

Microsoft Office applications and all other word processing programs wont take any form of input from my keyboard (ie, cannot type anything, no menus within the programs will accept typed input etc.). Everythign else works fine.

Im running windows XP home edition with the latest upgrades and patches all installed this morning. Rebooting has not helped, nor have virus scans.

Any help would be very welcome, because if i cant fix it im going to be the one who takes the blame.

thanks in advance

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Re:Keyboard Trouble
by HerbChong / February 13, 2004 10:33 AM PST
In reply to: Keyboard Trouble

can you type in a URL on the web browser address line or anything like that? have you scanned for a virus and for spyware?

Herb...

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Re:Re:Keyboard Trouble
by Tarwedge / February 17, 2004 1:17 AM PST
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yes, as i said everything ecxept the word processing programs and other office applications works.
i have scanned for viruses and spyware, with no visible results.

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Re:Re:Re:Keyboard Trouble
by HerbChong / February 20, 2004 9:04 AM PST
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well, the next thing to do is to run the Office install and repair option to see if that fixes things. you also want to head to the Office Update part of the Microsoft web site and check for updates that you need to install too. did this copy of Office come with the computer?

Herb....

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