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Can't type bitlocker recovery key because the tablet only pulls up a number pad but the key has letters-no keyboard pops up

Q: Can't type bitlocker recovery key because the tablet only pulls up a number pad but the key has letters-no keyboard pops up

Can't type bitlocker recovery key because the tablet only pulls up a number pad but the key has letters.
No keyboard pops up when I click into the bar to type the key. They key is a mix of letters and numbers. I did not set this up. And all the searches I do, when someone asks the same question of Microsoft, your answer is that there are only numbers
in the key but that is not true. It is a mix but the keyboard icon won't engage, just a number pad. SO I am locked out of my tablet.

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Cannot type the letters of the bitlocker recovery key on my Dell laptop. How do you do it? Numbers are fine

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I have the Gateway NE56R12u 15.6-Inch Laptop
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1

A few drops of water was spilled onto my keyboard (I don't think the water got down into the laptop... as far as I could tell the water landed on top of the keys, but I could be wrong) and when I went to clean it, I didn't think ahead and turn it off before cleaning up the spill. So many keys were pressed and now the keyboard is not functioning correctly. When I press the majority of the keys, they will either add other letters/symbols, or they will trigger Windows shortcuts.

As an example..
B = "B (it also brings up the right click menu) (this will also bring up this: symbol as well as times)
O = 7i7o0
L = *L{YK

M = HM

k= yk*

j = brings up googlechrome downloads

i = takes curser to the start of the text

The space key types b ' and brings up the right click menu.

7 brings up the "open file" shortcut

and so on

Some keys are working properly: a c d e f g q r s t v w x z

I browsed google a little to see if anyone else has had this problem. A big fix was pressing the FN button and the NumLock at the same time. That didn't work. Which, I doubted it would since my laptop has a full keyboard.

Is it possible that it's stuck on some sort of sticky keys or toggle keys setting?

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Hey there,I'm just configuring my new X1 tablet and really want to use bitlocker with a pre boot passphrase. But I'm not sure if I can use the X1 keyboard during start up as pre boot keyboard.Does anybody know? Don't want to try it out without the assurance that it is possible. Otherwise I might not be abe to recover my data.best regards

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During the last few days when I type at my normal speed various letters are not printed on screen, it's the same in any program or email.
HP Pavilion zd8000 running XP with at least SP2 (Think SP3 is loaded...)Google email Google Chrome or Firefox for email. AVG 2011, Comodo, Spybot & adaware
Skype was updated in recent past.
Since oading AVG 2011 full scan takes 14 hours but that' another problem!
Any Ideas how to cure this?
Happy New Year!

A:Keyboard will not type some letters

Have you tried another keyboard?

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This is a strange problem - my keyboard will not type on certain programs, and as far as I can deduce, it is only installed programs, such as Empire Earth, The Sims 2, and Pharaoh. I am trying to install Sims 2 and it will not let me put in the letters of the serial numbers, only the numbers show. I can only conclude that it isn't a problem with the programs because they are from different brands and some are installed, some are in the process of being installed.

Key points:
-Only the letters do not function (or show up), numbers are fine. Bksp also works.
-IE, notepad, Word, Publisher, etc. all work. It seems to be the programs that aren't Windows-based (created?) that don't work.

Things I've tried:
-Uninstalling driver for the keyboard (Intellitype Pro) and rebooting. Keyboard worked fine, but no solution.
-New keyboard, just plugged it in to my USB port and it's working fine. (This one is Microsoft Natural USB Keyboard) Except for it not typing letters on programs.
-Tried different USB ports. Didn't solve anything.
I have to say, I'm at a complete loss as to what the problem is, other than some bizarre configuration that Windows has spat at me...

A:Keyboard will not type - only letters

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I can not type the letters l s , : and it not the keybord it wont even type them using the on screen keybord. please help using copy and paste on these chars from other places is getting really old lol... Chris

P.S. the letter s will work if i press caps lock and hold shift then I can type the letter s or S without caps lock but only if i hold shift...

A:can not type certain letters And it's not the keyboard...

Have you tried a different keyboard?

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I can't type certain letters on the computer. The letters Q,W,E,R,T,Y and !@#$%^&*() all don't work on keyboard. I ran many different anti virus scans and followed all of your suggestions but still can't figure it out. Can you please help? Also I can copy and paste addresses in the address bar and that is working ok.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 8:39:06 PM, on 8/27/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\abelhadigital.com\HostsMan\hm.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exeC:&#... Read more

A:I Can't Type Certain Letters On The Keyboard

Being handled here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...mp;#entry607387This topic is closed.

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Hey all,

I have been reading this forum and tried using the same stuff to get rid of the keyboard problem I have but it wont go away.

So, basically i cannot type letters (t,u,o,p,j,3, etc.) on my keyboard anymore.
I have Avira antivirus on my Acer laptop (Windows XP, Service Pack 3) but obviosly i didn't work as i got some bad viruses on my laptop. I was able to ge rid of them with Malwarebytes Antimalvare and Super Antispyware. With these programmes i found for example:

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{d554a583-d4cf-4a6f-b07a-cb25f60fa743} (Trojan.Vundo) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\MNDOWN (Trojan.PWS) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\NOD32KVBIT (Trojan.Frethog) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Files Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services (Trojan.PWS) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\AhnRpta.exe (Trojan.Backdoor) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

I run Hijack this:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 16:30:44, on 01/07/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.17055)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
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A:Keyboard problem, cannot type some letters

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I bought my laptop about 6 weeks ago and this has been a problem since day 1.I tried to chat with online suppot but the chap did not help me. When I type, every now and then the cursor freezes and - whilst it has frozen - the subsequent letters i type do not appear. Then it will unfreeze and the letters will continue as i type.This happens randomly and sporadically. It doesn't matter if I am typing fast or slowly, it still happens. As a result - say I were to type the line 'I went for a walk in the rain. I saw a black dog. I waved and said hello....'It might appear something like: 'I went for a walk in the rin. Iaw a black dog. Iwaved andsaid hllo....'As ilook up at the screen i see that what i intended to type has not appeared. Very frustrating and it is becoming time consuming with work and emails as i have to constantly correct. It is also an issue whilst entering passwords. ********* etc. Just wondering if someone can suggest help / a fix for this issue??? Thanks in advance.         

A:Keyboard missing letters as i type

Hello JoeyR,Welcome to the HP Forums!With the keyboard freezing, and missing letters that you type. I would suggest the following document 'Notebook Keyboard Troubleshooting (Windows 8)'. The part of the document that you will want to complete are Pressing keys does noting (keyboard is not working), and Key presses are slow to respond.Please let me know the outcome of the troubleshooting.Thank you.

I worked on behalf of HP

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I am at the main password prompt but my kb is not typing one of the letters in my password. Anything I can do?

A:My keyboard doesn't allow me to type one of the letters in m...

Perhaps I can be given a new password and use the steps as if I forgot the other one.... I can't yor b c v 5 6

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hi,when i type some of the letters get replaced by numbers. it works fine when i use the on screen keyboard and when i use external key board. For ex when i type a i get 1 ans when i type s i get 2. i have switched off numlock and it is not helping.

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I have a Compaq laptop model Presario cq 56 that some of the letter keys wont type. The ones it wont type are; 6 7 y u h j m n. Would anyone know what would cause that? Ive noticed those letters run in a diagonal line from left to right down the keyboard. Would it be a blown sensor or something like that?

A:Keyboard wont type some letters

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On my Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop I've noticed within the last week or so that whenever I try to type something that some letters don't actually get typed whenever they're pressed. I know the keys aren't sticky or anything. And I've already looked under the Device Manager for the keyboard and it said everything was working fine. I've also already tried to update my driver, but it said it was already updated.

If someone could please help me, I would really appreciate it.

A:Keyboard Dosn't Type All Letters

The first thing that I would try is to use a new keyboard to try and isolate the problem.
How to Add an External Keyboard to Your Laptop - For Dummies

Try with a clean boot
If that does not work, then it is software. Try a system restore from before the problem

Make a full anti virus scan
Download and make a full scan with malwarebytes..

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When I type on my Gateway Laptop, the 2nd and 3rd row of keys aren't working. For example when i type the letter m, it shows up as mj. 2 letters show up for each key that I type on the 2nd and 3rd row.

Before, this happend on my laptop, and I just pushed a random key and the keys worked again. But now its happening again..

Any ideas of how to fix this or what it is?..=/

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Hello, techguys! I have a weird problem. My laptop (HP Pavilion dv6000 running Vista Ultimate) has occasions where I can't type certain letters in a google search box, but when I switch to another tab that's open, it types normally. This has happened 3 or 4 times in the last couple of weeks. I can't imagine that cleaning is an issue, since it types normally in another browser tab. This has me baffled. Any ideas? Thanks!

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What's a good way to stop the keys from skipping leters when I type? This just started happening, and this system is only a year old.

A:Keyboard keys skipping letters when I type

I think we are going to need a bit more info here....are they skipping completely? or are they just delayed? Do any of the keys on your keyboard appear to be stuck lower than the others? Have you spilled anything on your keyboard lately? Make sure it's connected securely to the computer and moving sometimes loosens connections. Also, maybe if you have some canned air, you can blow out around the keys.

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in notepad i just hit shift and if I wanna type the dollar sign and all the others it works, but in firefox it doesnt since yesterday...please help. I'm using european keyboard and i have all settings set right in language options

EDIT- it only doesnt work in FF in google chrome I tried and all works okay.

A:Solved: Cant type % # ( ) etc letters on keyboard when hitting shift?

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This is a new one.  My mother-in-law was having some problems with her wireless keyboard.  It was pretty old, so I decided to buy a new keyboard.  The keyboard works much better, but there are some weird hicups.  For example, I can type the letters "c" and "v" everywhere except for the Start Menu dialogue box (Search programs and files).  This is quite strange.  I ran a SuperAntiSpyware scan (this is what she had installed) and it only pulled up some tracking cookies, etc.  Nothing suspicious.  This is something new and weird for me.  
Any ideas?

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This is the strangest error I have EVER seen in XP. I find no mention of this phenomenon anywhere on the web so perhaps I am the first? I surely hope not.

I have a Dell laptop with an integrated keyboard (i.e. built-in). Suddenly, and with no good reason, today my keyboard is acting strangely. Some letters I have to hit 3 times before they type. Others twice. And yet others behave as normal. The correct letter will eventually appear but my Lord no one should have to hit any character on the keyboard more than once.

I need this fixed ASAP because I am taking this PC out of the country with me and I have to be productive.


A:Windows XP - Keyboard - some letters I have to type multiple times for them to appear

Laptop keyboard problem

This could be a failing keyboard matrix, fairly simple to order a new one from Dell and fit. Or it could be the keyboard software faulty. A way to check for a failing keyboard, is to plug in a separate keyboard, into a USB socket. If all works well, then the fault is the Laptop's keyboard. Hope that helps, if only to eliminate one possible problem.

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I have a NUC running WIN 10 Pro and it was working fine until Friday.  I unplugged it to move it to a new room and when I try to turn it on, it asks for my Bitlocker recovery key.

I never activated Bitlocker in the first place, but my I have found my recovery key on my Microsoft account.  The problem is, the keyboard doesn't work...I can't type the recovery key in and I can't press any function keys during boot-up to get to the 
BIOS to do anything else that might work.
I've changed keyboards, gone from wireless to plug-in, changed batteries, etc...the keyboards all work fine for other devices, just not for this one while it's locked.

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I haven't figured out how to get rid of it.. i don't see anything I set in ease of access.  it's making like s a squish sound every few letter i type.  it doesn't do it like for every letter.  it's not when i touch the mouse pad either.  please give me some ideas on how this happened..??

A:Inspiron. I don't know what settings I screw up on but when i type I hear like a squishing sound on every so many letters i type.

Always include your model name and number as well as the operating system when posting a question. Also include a clearer explanation of the problem.

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yesterday our computer won't move from the web browser into anything else, the keyboard, and mouse don't work afer the explorer brings up the homepage.
The cursor disappears after pulling up the internet explorer which defaults to aol.com.
At first we could click on something but then it disappears, now I can't type anything in the search line to move from the aol. home page and there is no mouse or keyboard control.

And it won't shut down with out just turning off the hard drive.

A:keyboard and mouse not responding after Web page pulls up

Hva you tried safe mode? you dont say if this is a wired or wireless keyboard and mouse.

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After rebooting one of our test machines, bitlocker wanted the recovery key.
There were no hardware modifications on that machine.
Error message in event log:
Bootmgr failed to obtain the bitlocker volume master key from the TPM because the PCRs did not match
Event id 24635, source bitlocker-driver
 Each time the machine starts, the recovery key is needed.
Any idea how to solve that issue and why it happens?
Second partition was created manually on that machine. So that's clear that bitlocker reacts...
But now: how can I confirm those changes so that the recovery key is not needed each time we boot?

A:Bitlocker enabled drive, recovery key needed during boot, PCS did not match, event id 24635, source bitlocker-driver

I would like to confirm if BitLocker accepts the recovery key?
Please update the BIOS to improve the stability for TPM first.
I also would like to suggest you disable and enable BitLocker again to reset the settings.
For more information, please refer to the following link:
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Hello and good afternoon, I have a issue where a manager started the Bitlocker process on the SD card in his Surface Pro 3

with Windows 8.1. The Bitlocker attempt failed at 3.4% completed but the SD card ended up being Bitlocked without providing the Bitlocker Recovery Key (I've never seen this happen before). He doesn't know the password for the SD card and of course
I've been tasked to somehow release the encryption so that he can get the required information off of the SD card. 

Is there anything that can be done to release the encryption on the SD card or has the SD card been made non-accessible moving forward?

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After deleting maleware my Bitlocker has asked for the recovery key.
I have the Key however the laptop only allows me to use the Functions F1 to F10 as 1 to 0, also tab and backspace.  Doesnt allow me to use the keyboard letters.
My BitLocker recovery Key Starts with letters - How do I get around this I have tried holding the buttons down to see if they move from 0 to A B C etc and they dont.  Now my laptop doesnt get based the full BIOS.

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My BitLocker password is not working after format my c drive. instead i have my recovery that is also not working.
Please somebody help me to unlock my disk.

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I have hp pro tablet 408 g1, suddenly it have a start up issues and opened recovey mode, when i choose start up dignostic its require recovery key now the tablet is locked and every option require recovey key and i do not have the key and i can not open the tablet since its require recovey and each option require recovery key.What should i do??

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hiya looking to buy a new laptop got some in mind but wondering what the end letters meaneg hp pavilion x 360 13s 108 na anyone has any ideas?

A:what does the letters mean at the end of a model number eg n...

Hi there @ann48, May the Forums be with you!  It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts, and other support personnel.  I understand that you arel ooking for some information on what some of the codes in a model number could mean.  I am happy to assist with this. Please see the following page: HP Pavilion (computer) - wikipedia.org. On that page there is a section on "Model number suffixes". It is not complete as there are many others, but it gives the idea. Some codes are about the processor, or the regions the unit is to sold in, this could be due to power supplies, power cords, or possible wireless adapters as different countires have their own regulations about broadcast power, the number of channels in a frequency range, and other variables. Please let me know whether that works for you, and if it does resolve your issue, please mark this post as a solution. Kudos would also be appreciated.

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i have this box that pops up its tittle is message from webp in the box is nothing but white it shows the number 2 i can click the red exit or the ok button to close it this pops up every time i search the web or click any link i have ran both norton and trojan remover both purchased awhile back no spyware is detected and all registry errors are fixed with auslogics and uniblue registry booster this happens in both firefox and ie i have the latest versions of both i have cleared all history cookies etc even uninstalled then reinstalled both browsers with a reboot on each no signs of pc slowness yet but gets very ignoring

i want to try to avoid a system restore any advice to try?i am running windows 7 home premium desktop emachine model el1331

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What do the letters mean after Asus motherboads?




I think M = Micro ATX

Are there any others I need to be aware of?

A:Letters after Motherboard Model Number

Just part of the model number as far as I know. Sometimes used as an indication of a specific feature of the chipset.

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i brought a second hand windows 8.1 Dell Venue 11 pro tablet online, and about 3 weeks later it boots on some bitlocker thing, ive tried everything and cant find my recovery key, is there a way i can restore it. i have no important data on there so anything to get this bitlocker off will be great.

A:How to restore windows 8 tablet locked by bitlocker

There is a separate Windows 8 forum. Best to post your Windows 8.1 problem there.
Windows 8 Forums

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Hello all. I'm new to this forum, but i really need help solving a problem.
I'm still a student and i received a HP Stream 7 from a costumer saying his kid apparently damaged the windows explorer (not the internet one, the one that allows to search in documents, etc). I turned it on and yeah, the thing was screwed. I tried to factory reset it trying to solve the problem, but this Bitlocker thing wants me to enter a recovery key to format it. I've searched a bit and i would need the email and pass to get the key; the parents don't remember the email or the password. I got to the BIOS and searched for more options to reset the thing, none worked, it keeps telling me that an error has ocurred (without a code or stuff like that) and doesn't do anything.

The only thing that i can access is the BIOS and the command prompt. I surfed the internet and found some commands for disabling Bitlocker, but when i enterned commands like this:

manage-bde off C:
manage-bde -protectors -disable C:

It says that the volumen is locked, and i don't know how i can't unlock it.
All i want to do is to factory reset this thing, but i don't have the recovery key needed. All i have is the recovery id
Any help is apreciated.

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I can not type the letters l s , : and it not the keybord it wont even type them using the on screen keybord. please help using copy and paste is getting really old lol... Chris

P.S. the letter s will work if i press caps lock and hold shift then I can type the letter s or S without caps lock but only if i hold shift...

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Windows 10
Start - Settings - Ease of Access - Keyboard

Everything here is off. If i turn on the On-Screen Keyboard no keys are Highlighted (indicating they are depressed/stuck )
When I use the hard keyboard and sometimes even the onscreen keyboard its as if either Ctrl, Alt Win or something are pressed down as it just types shortcuts.

-H- typed into chrome browser address bar via onscreen keyboard types as normal
-H- typed into chrome browser address bar via hard keyboard brings up -Chrome://history- But now also on the onscreen keyboard Ctrl is Highlighted.
I click on the onscreen keyboard to deactivate the now highlighted Ctrl button and try again. Now things are different, as now both the onscreen keyboard and the hard keyboard both bring up ?Chrome://history- when -H- is typed ( Shift is not depressed )

This seems to randomly cycle one min onscreen keyboard works fine, next the keyboard works fine or they either work or none of the work rendering the computer useless.

I cant help feel it?s a software issue but im no pro and I don?t have an additional external keyboard to try but as the onscreen and hard keyboard work ok for a while sometimes I assume something is up and that?s what brought me here.

Hopefully this is clear enough to be understood and to help others who may have the same issue.

Thank you so much for your time.

In -Device Manger ? Keyboards-
The keyboard driver is dated 2006 so tried to update the driver but s... Read more

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I've got a dell Lat. CPx 650 J series laptop. My problem is that the #8 and letters i, k, and the < key do not work. Nothing appears when i push these keys. Even more unfortunate is that I cleaned the hard drive and re-installed win98 from scratch. The product key requires the #8.........I'm sure you can see where this is going. Any help and advice would be greatly appreciated as I am for the most part, computer illiterate and hopelessly stuck in limbo.

A:Laptop won't type letters.

Defective keyboard. Try plugging in an external keyboard into the back of the laptop.

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How do i fix this?Thank you

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Hi everyone,

First post on this great forum! I am using WinXP and all was going fine this afternoon, when I came back this evening and I tried typing something, different letters keep coming up other than the ones i am striking. For example for when I hit 'h' then 'h7' comes up, when i hit 't' then 'tgv' comes up. Also when i try to delete it doesn't delete just moves the cursor back. When I highlight and delete it leaves a '\' in place. I have run my malware and spyware removal tool and antivirus but to no avail.

Anything that can help me would be so greatly appreciated.

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Last week some letters just stopped working. So i have to use the keyboard on screen. The letters that doesn't work is y,u,h,j,n,m also the nubers 6,7 do not work. But when I press shift or caps lock they all work exept of m. UYNHJWhat can I do?

A:Can't type some letters on my laptop?!

Hi, Is your notebook still under warranty? Regards, DP-K

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I can type very fast and i am very accurate. I started noticing a lot of mistakes where a letter is left off. For example, I type
"I saw a blue car".....it will come out "i sa a blu car"....I thought I was losing my touch! but began to proofread and it isnt me! never heard of this?! Any ideas? Thank you. 

A:Missing letters when I type

Filter keys has probably been accidentally enabled. (normally happens by holding down R Shift for 8 seconds) Navigate to
Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Ease of Access Center
and uncheck the filter keys box.

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What type of virus is this, I need to figure out how I can remove this since I can't use the keystrokes.

A:Whenever I type a letter, the help menu pops up


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I am using Excel 2000
I have a list of 17000 rows and need to sort one of the columns by number of letters in the cell.
This will save me time trying to find cells that need correction to be mail complaint.

cell is just letters, no special characters or numbers.

Can anyone help?


A:Solved: EXCEL sorting by number of letters in cell?

Welcome to TSG Forum!
Let's suppose you data is in column A, then in a blank column type, in first cell:

Then copy this for the whole column (to have the same length as the column A) and you'll get the number of letters in each cell from A, then you sort the whole range by this column!

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I just bought a Satellite T210-10Z notebook while in a trip in Europe.

The keyboard, however, doesn?t work properly. The letters *"m", "j", "u"* and the number *"7"* do not apear on the screen after we touch one of them.
They will apear on the screen if we make a bigger pressure of press repeateddly on the key many times.

Is there a suggestion on how to solve this problem?

A:Satellite T210-10Z: faulty keybaord letters "m", "j", "u" and the number "7


Sounds like keyboard malfunction.
Just the keyboard replacement would help you to get this issue sorted out.

So get in contact with an local ASP and ask for the assistance? I think the warranty should be still valid and in such case this should be done free of charge.

Good luck

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I know a BIOS update on my Latitude with Windows 8 and Bitlocker activated on the O/S drive triggers Bit locker recovery on startup. I don't have the recovery key and so am stuck. How to recover without the Bit Locker recovery key?

A:BIOS update without suspending Bitlocker has triggered a recovery and on start up I am prompted for the recovery key

The solution I found was to install the previous version of the BIOS, but without being able to boot into Windows, I needed to install the previous version of the BIOS in DOS. Some server products provide a F12 boot up menu option to roll back a BIOS update, but this is not available in my Latitude.

I downloaded the correct BIOS version (the additional info section made specific reference to it being installable from Windows or DOS). I prepared a bootable USB key (to a dos prompt) and copied the bios installer executable to the memory stick.

Because secure boot (UEFI) is enabled, it is not possible to boot up from USB key, so legacy boot mode needs to be enabled. There were 3 settings that required changing in the BIOS before I was able to boot from the USB key.

Once I was able to boot into DOS from the USB key and got to the DOS prompt, I ran the BIOS update exe. The laptop rebooted, installed the previous BIOS version and then rebooted again. I pressed F2 to get into the BIOS and changed back the settings as they were (secure boot UEFI). I then managed to boot into windows without being prompted for the Bit locker recovery key.

You able to export or view the Bitlocker recovery key by going to Control Panel -> Security -> Bit locker Management, and temporarily suspend protection (until the next reboot). It is possible to run a commandlet to specify the number of reboots bit locker should be suspended for.

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I have a Fujitsu 3655 Amilo notebook which works fine other than an annoying issue where it will miss lettrs after changing case when typing. I am typing at a normal speed but have to leave a long gap after a case change to make sure it does not do this. Either that or go back and retype the missing letter every time.
Any ideas? Could it be a driver problem? No other problems other than this.
Rgards ... see it did it then! Aaargh!

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It has been happening for the last few days. Sometimes when I type something it will come out as a combination of letters and numbers. I cycle through the letter "c" and get "=, c, +,#, f,t" and so on. This sometimes happens on forms and even why i'm just on notepad. It doesnt happen ALL the time. Just sometimes.
I have something called "KeyScrambler" a firefox addon that sits in my tray. It migh have soemthing to do with it. But I dont know.

A:WIERD: Sometimes what I type in comes out letters/numbers

Have you tried disabling KeyScrambler and see if the problem ceases?

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