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please help!!! - my laptop keyboard is going crazy!!!!!

Q: please help!!! - my laptop keyboard is going crazy!!!!!

my kb is messed.

i have an acer travelmate 630 laptop....and more and more of the keys are not working with each passing month....i can only type with the on screen kb from windows, which sux cuz it takes like 20 mins for this msg alone....plz help.

'sum things u shud know:

-the keys that now dont work used to work if u held them down for a long time at regular pressure....now that doesnt happen.....then, they used to work if u had shift/caps lokon.........not ne-more.

-i had this problem once b4 and it corrected itself sumhow

-the keys r clean

-ive tried re-installing drivers

-sumtimes late at nite, one of the broken keys start working again, but just for a short time

-the broken keys so far (that i know of) are:

a f x c n , . / "left alt key"

-i cantbuy a new 1 becuz its a laptop
thank u so much for reading...........PLEASE HELP!

thx,

geta

ps: when u hold down o,n,c, and e, "oye" appears....which means the keys r still responsive.

and f,g,n, gives "gh"

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Preferred Solution: please help!!! - my laptop keyboard is going crazy!!!!!

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: please help!!! - my laptop keyboard is going crazy!!!!!

You probably need to replace the keyboard - they are replaceable in most if not all all laptops. They are however not cheap and have to be order specifcally for your laptop model.

You can also buy an external PS/2 or USB keyboard and use that instead - this is the cheaper solution but maybe not the most convenient one.

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The problem is very similar to others reported previously but I think that the cause is different.
Sometimes when a key is pressed, a random character that does not correspond to the one I pressed is printed on the screen (it could be more than one and/or they are printed continuously) like when a liquid is spilled on the keyboard.
I have noticed that this happens specially when the laptop is left for a couple of hours without activity. Rebooting (and turning it on after some days), unplugging the battery, formatting does not work and I am pretty sure that is not a virus or liquid spilled problem.
However the problem is solved when I run a memory diagnostic with the Memtest86+ software; after one or two passes I reboot the computer and the problem is gone, but if I leave it alone for some time the problem returns.

I will appreciate any help regarding to detecting and solving the problem; if more information is needed please let me know.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Laptop keyboard gone crazy

try to see f the manufactuar has a driver for it then uninstall the device and reinstall it with that driver
 

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I bought this new laptop and now whn I type faster or put my fingers relaxed and then type quickly.. every 2 or 3 letters I try to type the cursor or jumps back 4 or 5 letters or deletes the whole or part of a word and then starts from there or the cursor ends up in another tab or table etc or the window suddenly gets minimized(it is not a virus.. it is the damn keyboard). I tried typing slowly to see if my fingers hit some other button by mistake but I don't see it .. even if it did.. what kinda button on the whole keyboard makes the cursor jump few lines back or few letters back or delete half of a word and start there. I really had to stop and type this extremely slowly like as if I was typing on a blackberry or something.. it is ****ing annoying as hell.. do I have to return this piece of crap now???

btw if you are interested it is a ACER ASPIRE AS5315-2848 LAPTOP PC(2.1GHz/1GB).
 

A:Laptop Keyboard driving me crazy

Is it possible that you are without realizing it, letting part of you hand touch the touch pad while you are typing? This is a fairly common thing with touch pads on laptops. I have always disabled my touchpad and used a laptop mouse on my laptops for this reason and the fact that I don't like touchpads also.
 

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Hi guys, my keyboard is constantly turning on and off the shift key on its own in an unpredictable manner. It makes typing extremely annoying and interferes with operating windows on my laptop.

Not sure if it's the laptop hardware itself is the issue or something else like a virus etc, because the problem is replicated using the on-screen keyboard and external keyboard as well.

I've ran an Microsoft Security Essentials antivirus scan and everything seems to be OK. Any help or advice will be highly appreciated. The laptop is a LEnovo Thinkpad E420, thanks.

A:Laptop keyboard is acting crazy

Could be due to sticking keys. First thing I'd suggest is to turn the computer upside down and firmly tap the underside to try dislodging debris which might be under the keys. Laptop keyboards are capable of catching lots of unwanted treasures inside.

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Its driving me mad... my laptop is about 8 months old and i dont use it an awful lot.
Ive read up about this problem before and a lot of people say its the battery - with mine, its not because the problem doest change even if i take the battery out.
As i said, its not old and not dirty and ive checked all the typing settings but nothing will correct this problem and it makes me want to thrw this thing out the window

example:

It tok me abo 5 minute to writ the paragaph above hen actualy im a reall fast typr but i cannt typefast anymore and i ge rrelly frustated

please help me
 

A:My laptop keyboard is driving me crazy - keeps missing out letters and spaces!

Sounds like you need a new keyboard.

Try a different OS to see if the problem goes away. If it doesn't, it is a hardware problem.

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I have a Compaq Presario 2570US laptop. Of late, whenever I type something, whether in MS Word, Search Engine Search Bar or even in this message etc, my computer DELETES (backspaces) what I type on its own. Sometimes it deletes a letter, a couple words or every darn thing I type.

Also when I am in Explorer, it would "back" to a previous page until it gets to the first page I was on.

When there are no windows open, the computer continuosly "beeps" like it is trying to backspace something.

I thought it was a virus, but newly installed Norton found nothing. I also thought it was a hijacker, but Xoft Spy found nothing.

I "restored" my system with the Restore System Discs and everything was normal/quiet for about a week and a half, or so, and then the problem started again.

Really frustratung, cause I cannot type what I want and I cant seem to find the problem

HELP!!!! PLEASE!!!!

A:Help!!!! My laptop is going crazy (and driving me crazy too)

Hello Ralanders and welcome to TSF...

Couple of items you need in order to begin our process:

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should not have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.

Please download HijackThis http://www.greyknight17.com/spy/HijackThis.exe - this program will help us determine if there are any spyware/malware on your computer. Create a folder at C:\HJT and move HijackThis.exe there. Double click on the program to run it.

1. If it gives you an intro screen, just choose 'Do a system scan and save a logfile'.
2. If you don't get the intro screen, just hit Scan and then click on Save log.
3. Get HijackThis Analyzer http://www.greyknight17.com/spy/KRC%...20Analyzer.zip and save it to the same folder as the hijackthis.log file. Run HijackThis Analyzer and type in 'y' if you agree. The 'result.txt' file will open up in Notepad. Copy the whole result.txt log and post it in the forum. You don't need to post the original hijackthis.log (unless we ask for it). Do not fix anything in HijackThis since they may be harmless.

If you have a fast internet connection (broadband), run an online virus scan at TrendMicro http://uk.trendmicro-europe.com/ente...all_launch.php. Just follow the instructions on the site to run the online scan.... Read more

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I've got an HP machine running Windows 98. It keeps doing the following:

- Inserting returns or digits when I type something
- launching another program when I use the ALT or CTRL or SHIFT keys
- skipping down the page at times when a DELETE or BACKSPACE key is hit

pretty weird stuff but makes some work impossible at times. Occasionally shutting down the machine and starting up again will fix it *in part* or temporarily

obviously, I will never again buy an HP - but what's causing this and how might I fix it? any suggestions appreciated!

TG
 

A:keyboard gone crazy!

You probably need a new keyboard as the keys are dirty and sticky, but it's possible the connector is damaged.

Have you tried shutting down, and removing the connector and then reseating it snugly?

You can also try going to the device manager and removing the keyboard from there. It *should* be redetected on startup and the drivers reinstalled.

.... welcome to TSG ....
 

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Hi guys. I have a really odd problem thats bugging me. me and my GFs pcs are hooked up in the same room. Now her keyboard has been working fine up until tonight we got in and she tries to log in and check her email. After a bit of frustration we notice that her keyboard is behaving VERY oddly. Every time we press a key on her keyboard 2 presses are recorded. This happens with ANY key. KKIINNDD OOFF LLIIKKEE TTHHIISS.. So we think damn it the keyboards buggered, but heres the weird thing. I tried her keyboard in MY pc and it works perfectly! So I guess that rules out her keys not working! After, I tried my keyboard in her pc and it works fine as well!!!!! I just dont get this. The only combination that doesnt work is her pc/keyboard. I know we could switch keyboards but I'd rather not do this as I'm used to my keyboard and want to use my own.
Does anyone have any idea how to sort this one or what might be happening?

Cheers,

SC
 

A:Help with crazy keyboard!!

Maybe a Driver Issue?
 

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hi,
i have a compaq presario laptop and this afternoon while typing the keyboard suddenly took on a life of it's own. now when i the letter a, it types 'a, and when i type the letter f it types 5f, the return key types / and other keys are not what they appear to be. anyone out there have any words of wisdom for me? i am at a loss.
thanks, sue
 

A:crazy keyboard

The keyboard sounds like the controller has died. CAn you test with another keyboard and if that works buy a new one. New (cheap) keyboards are only about $10 / 5 from anywhere (even walmart)
 

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I'm using a Sony Vaio VGN-FZ31M laptop and have unexpectedly encountered a problem.

Out of nowhere my keyboard has gone crazy. The top line seems to be fine but characters in the bottom two lines, including symbols, are not being generated properly.

eg. I press 'a' it comes out 'x' etc. In some cases it is coming out with double letters, eg., 'd' generates 'ad'.

The problem came on very suddenly and I can't work out what is causing it. It's not num lock or keyboard layout or any of the obvious things. Do you think this sounds like a hardware issue (I'm thinking liquid spillage into the keyboard, though I do not recall doing this) or some kind of virus/malfunction?

I'd really appreciate any help.
Thanks.
 

A:Keyboard gone crazy?

Sounds like a failed membrane...laptop KB's are very tricky to fix due to their small size, try an external USB keyboard and see if that does the same
 

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Not sure if this is the right place for this posting but I have pretty much come to my wits end.
So a couple days ago my cursor started going nuts. It is most visible when I am writing. It just wants to scroll to the left all the time, which makes it impossible to type. I have reinstalled my touchpad driver several times, turned it off and used an external mouse and still have the problem.
There is also the issue when I use menus, it scrolls up and there is pretty much nothing I can do exit the application and then try again. It happens in every application on my computer so I am pretty sure it is the keyboard at this point.
I checked to make sure the drivers are up to date and they are. I am using an ACER 6920 with vista 32bit home premium.

Any help would be great. Thanks

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do you have another computer around you that has a wireless keyboard or mouse that used a USB ?? if so then the signals my be getting crossed, change one of the computer to a corded mouse if that is the case.. if not the case then your computer has a hardware problem instead..good luck

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I can type some letters but on others when I type i comes up as different letters or numbers or even repeated letters or numbers, also the scroll sometimes starts to scroll on certain letters, like the arrows are being pressed or something. I have tried different keyboards, so I dont believe that is the problem, there must be something in the system please help.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:06:31 PM, on 2/2/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PRISMSVR.EXE
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\OmniPageSE2.0\OpwareSE2.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Gmail Notifier\gnotify.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Prog... Read more

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I`m running a compaq presario with an internet keyboard. XP Home
is my OS, for some reason my keyboard has gone wacky when I type the letter
g nothing happens
I type k and pk appears. I have uninstalled the driver and then plugged it back in
and restarted, I checked for driver updates but found none. Any suggestions?
Thanks in advance.
 

A:Keyboard gone crazy

did someone spill some liquids on it ?
 

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All of a sudden without warning my keyboard will do weird things.

typing u will open Ease of Access Centre
typing b remove the current window from active

Opening the onscreen keyboard will return things to normal.

Also when typing it will (on occasion) repeat a letter/number/space about 10 times and I have to wait a few seconds before I can tpye again.

Is this a Vista thing? and how do I stop it ?

PP
 

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laptop? Desktop? is the keyboard a PS2 or is it a USB? As far as the question of it being a Vista thing I have never heard of them adding a 10 time repeating charachter "feature"...
 

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I'm feeling dumb, I screwed up my keyboard and don't know how exactly I did it. This is my first laptop and I wanted to "print screen." I didn't know where the function key was...so I started randomly hitting combinations of keys with the END/PRTSC button in hopes it would work. My thought was, "maybe something is different with this computer." Typing this is a chore because my page will randomly scroll, the curser jumps around, sometimes my pages close or other pages open. I'm thinking it is something simple but nothing I am aware of. It is NOT related to mouse sensitivity, believe me I tried that first. Could someone please help? Thanks.
 

A:Keyboard going crazy

You might try taking out the keyboard and re-installing it, or replacing it entirely... Here's an example video:

 

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This just started. When I hit key for one letter, somethlng else displays. It's a Logitech cordless MK320. Here's what happens. I typed a to z and this is what shows. BTW, typing this using the osk command in run.
a
b\
c
do
e
f
.g9
wH9:00 PM 12/6/2011P
I
J
nk
L
m
nk
do
9:00 PM 12/6/2011p
0q
r8
YS-
T
U
V
W
X
YSR83
z
 

A:Keyboard gone crazy

Computer specs would be helpful. But if this a desktop have you tried a different keyboard to see if the keyboard itself is bad. Also since it wireless have you tried new batteries?
 

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while getting tech help from microsoft to try and get my presenter mouse to work in power point, they started downloading vista service pack 1. I have been using Visa Business for abou 6 months with no problems. They did this because a newer Vista driver for my mouse had neveR been installed and it would not insall so they upgraded the service pack. But it crashed. and when I finally got it running, the right half of my keyboard produces the wrong symbols. If I hold down The blue fn key most of he letters are correct. It is driving me crazy just typing THis. help! I've run a registry cleaner, rebooted, etc. any thoughts?
 

A:KEYBOARD WENT crazy

could it be the regional settings for your keyboard are somehow incorrect? go to START>CONTROL PANNEL>REGIONAL & LANGUAGE>KEYBOARDS & LANGUAGES(tab at the top). See if the settings are for your correct region ect?

Hope this helps.
 

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When I type the character @... I am getting " instead, and vice versa... this is a brand new keyboard...yet I got this one as the other keyboard did the same...
is it a problem on my computer...?
Please help to clear this problem up...
Janet
 

A:Keyboard going crazy...?

Is it a foreign keyboard? What language do you have your keyboard set to? Mine does that, but I go between Spanish and English.......
 

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Dell Studio 1747 on Win 10 Pro. Keyboard acting crazy. No spills, drips, or chocolate mess.
About every 5th time I log into my PC, the KBD does not respond for PWD. Neither does my bluetooth KBD when I turn it on. The only solution is either reboot or use the on-screen KBD. No apparent driver updates. No interference from the bluetooth as it is usually off. Once logged in, all KBDs work fine.

What gives oh wise Dell experts?

A:Keyboard Crazy!

This is a system that may not be fully compatible with Windows 10, do you know if you had this problem before installing Windows 10?
Barring Windows 10 from being the problem on a lot of systems if you end up tapping one or more keys at the boot process it can hang the keyboard until Windows boots.  If  this is happening without pressing any of the keys then you may want to consider resetting the bios to defaults and see if the problem continues.  Enter the bios (hold the shift key while clicking restart and choose bios) choose the exit tab and choose set to defaults and then save changes and reboot.  You may want to consider updating the BIOS if you dont already have the latest revision A14. 
If this is something that only started happening after updating to Win 10 you may have your answer there. Otherwise I would look at the problem having to do with the BIOS.

TB

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My keyboard has gone bananas. When you type m it says b, when you type l it says 3, etc. And sometimes a key will make a window pop up or the date come up. I am not at this computer at the moment which is why I can type. I did unplug the keyboard from the cpu and replug and it worked ok, then I shut down and again back to same problem. I scanned for virus, but my software is fairly old and I need to update but I didn't think that is really what the problem is. Could be, but I will update tonite. The other thing is that my husband plays this one game and everytime he does either our monitor won't communicate with the cpu for a while or now the keyboard and it only seems to happen when he plays that stupid game. Help me fix it please! Thanks so much!
 

A:Keyboard is crazy

Hello! 1. Type of computer. 2. Kind of keyboard (if you know) 3. What game?? By type of computer, need also to know Win98 or 95? Processor? Brand name? i.e. Compaq? Someone, even myself may be able to help. Post back. Thanks
 

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Hello Everyone:

I have problem with my keyboard and cursor. Cursor jumps sporadically all over the page. Ultimately, it is difficult to write. I have to retype or edit nearly every other word as I cannot control the cursor jumps all over the place and cause to misspelled words, instead of going one straight line from left to right.
How can I fix this problem? Help me please?
Computer: Acer/Aspire E14
Intel Celeron Quare processor N2940 @1.83GH 1.83 GHz
64-bit operating system, x64-based processor/ Windows 8

Million thanks!
 

A:Crazy Keyboard Cursor

I think that's a laptop. If you are using the laptop's keyboard try with the touchpad disabled and/or try typing with an external keyboard.

If you are using an external mouse disconnect it while typing to see if maybe it is sending spurious signals.
 

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I have a lenovo laptop with win 7. I can't control the keyboard. I am in the middle of a sentence and it continues on another line. I am forever cutting and pasting to recreate the text I thought I was entering which I have to search for all over my docukment.

anhy ideas,

thanks Frank
 

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MY KEYBOARD IS IN CAPITAL LETTERS EVEN WITHOUT THE CAP LOCK KEYS AND MY NUMERIC NUMBER BECOMES [email protected]#$%^&*(), WHEN I RUN THE PROGRAM LITE GUI FOR LENOVO SOLUTION CENTER, its back to normal but after a few minutes its back to its MAD MODE. I even plug in the USB keyboard and its still the same MAD Mode. Please advise.

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For last couple of months my Lenovo G50-80 external usb mouse & keyboard act crazy. The laptop touchpad also stopped responding. I have to press laptop keyboard to normalize the devices.The devices work properly for some time, then the problem reappears after a couple of minutes.I have to press laptop keyboard keys again to resolve the problem.I have already tried several solutions like- uninstlling & installing mouse,keyboard drivers; Uninstallation & installation of WINDOW OS 10.But nothing works. Please suggest a solution.

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The keyboard on my laptop has suddenly started typing incorrect characters. For example, if I type in ipconfig it displays 5*c6nf5g so an i comes out as a 5, a p comes out as an *, etc.
It happened in the middle of working on it. Up tp then it had been fine.
I've turned it off and back on again, a few times, but it still has the problem.
Anyone know what it might be?
Thanks in advance.
 

A:My VAIO keyboard is crazy

I belive there is a program to switch keyboard modes, 101 char or 100, If i'm not wrong, there is some types keyboard, and your keyboard has make some changed, you need to rebnd.. correct me if I'm wrong..
 

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Hi - At certain times, when I am on the internet and am typing a sentence the cursor jumps back to a previous spot that I have already typed something. Any ideas? Thanks.
 

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please i had a emachine T2860 AND compaq keyboard yesterday my keyboard starts acting funny when i type a letter series of letters will come up like when i press f something like this [gfh;f will come up same with almost half of the key. please can someone help me
 

A:my keyboard is acting crazy please someone help

Make sure the numlock isn`t activated.

If that doesn`t help, try another keyboard.

Regards Howard
 

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My laptop's keyboard keeps pressing random keys. One day it will start pressing sssssssss, the next day 000000000, then space, then ++++++++++++++ . I have given the pc for repair but nobody figured out the problem yet.
Laptop Lenovo G50
Inbuilt keyboard

I have cleaned it, used an external keyboard, both things didn't work. So I changed the keyboard but it keeps happening.

I have disconnected the bluetooth as well, removed the battery, turned off sticky keys, changed the repetition speed (read somewhere that sometimes these things work)

Problem is still there, seemingly no virus, no malware, nothing.

Please help me because the pc is absolutely worthless now, can't do anything with it.
 

A:Keyboard gone crazy, nobody able to understand why

Have you tried doing a system diagnosis.
Turn off your computer and turn it on and press the F2 key repeatedly.
 

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Hey all,

I've been having a lot of trouble with one of my computers lately and I'm looking for some help.

The items will be working perfectly fine and then all of a sudden they will freeze up and won't do anything. I have to restart the system and then they are fine again for a while until the next time it happens.

Help!

 

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I have a computer that is running Windows XP Home edition, it is in the lobby of the hotel where I work at. As of recently, I've noticed that it seems like the tab key is going crazy, like someone is holding it down. It scrolls through the links on the page rapidly, just keeps whipping through them, having the page go up and down as it goes from top to bottom. At first I thought it was just a stuck key but when I logged into the admin account, it didn't do this, just on the guest account. I plan on switching out the keyboards anyway, but could there be something else going on as well? I have run MBAM and it has come up clean. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated. Thank you!!

A:Tab key going crazy? Virus or keyboard?

How are things now, any changes?

It sounds like something in guest account. You may be better served in the xp forum either fixing the problem in the account or creating a "new" guest account.

If you suspect malware I will be happy to offer some apps to see what we can find.

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Two days ago my keyboard started doing this:

_"T6he 6house about 6h blocks down 5got 5g 5green bus6hes._"

what I actually typed:

"The house about 6 blocks down got 5 green bushes."

Also my control key now opens my windows media player. Worst of all, every time I type an "s" it opens a help tab!!! Imagine trying to type when every time you hit the s you would open a new tab!

Windows vista 64 bit
4gb ram
If you need any other info please ask. My typing frustration is too high to put anything else right now (i am having to paste every s!!)

 

A:Keyboard is driving me crazy! Help!!

http://www.amazon.com/Ideazon-Stealth-Illuminated-Gaming-Keyboard/dp/B000V62BZU
 

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Hello, I'm new to this forum, but I hope someone can help me. Lately my keyboard has been really acting up, all of my keys seem to be shortcuts to stuff.. example: D=kicks me out of any window i have open and takes me to desktop. My windows start key keeps opening itself, my cursor will all of the sudden dissapear and reapear on other side of desktop. The main problem is the keyboard..all the keys seem to be shortcuts to something. i can only type in CAPS. The problem starts right when I turn on the comp, then after like 30mins..it stops. Here is my hijacklog file. Someone please help. Thanks

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 10:56:43 AM, on 1/7/2005
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_01\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb07.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Shared Components\Guardian\CMGrdian.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\QuickClean\Plguni.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SM1BG.EXE
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.... Read more

A:My Keyboard has gone shortcut crazy!! look at my hijack.log

Download SpywareBlaster from here:
http://www.majorgeeks.com/downloadget.php?id=2859&file=11&evp=61b0e8ad41924a03c37615f4682b4cef

Install and run SpywareBlaster. Click on "Updates" and then choose "Check for updates". Next choose "Protection" and at the top you will see different tabs which are Internet Explorer, Restricted sites and Mozilla/Firefox. Choose one of them at a time and at the bottom click "Protect Against Checked Items" (make sure that all of the items are checked). Tick the boxes above the items. Make sure you do this for all of the top tabs. Mozilla/Firefox you only need to do if you have the user profiles on your computer. You may now exit out of SpywareBlaster.

Download Ad-Aware SE from here:
http://www.download.com/3000-2144-10045910.html?part=69274&subj=dlpage&tag=button

Install and run Ad-Aware SE. On the bottom right corner of Ad-Aware you will see an option called "Check for updates now", click on that and choose "connect". Download the updates. Next click on "Scan now" on the left side of Ad-Aware. Make sure that "Search for negligible risk entries" is crossed out and not ticked. Choose "Perform full system scan" and click "Next". After Ad-Aware scans your computer, Ad-Aware may find some bad files on your computer so make sure you tick them all and choose "Next". It will ask if you want to remove those items so just continue... Read more

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Hi,
OS: Windows 7 Professional (32-bit)
Service Pack 1

This started today! While playing a game, certain in-game keystrokes simply resulted in random processes or applications starting up like Mozilla firefox or MS Search Box, etc. Got annoyed and exited the game to check whats going on. It appears that hitting some keys on the keyboard result in random other character(s) on screen or random applications getting executed...!!! Please help!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 6:30:41 PM, on 4/16/2011
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7601.17514)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
D:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
D:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
D:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
D:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\nTune\nTuneCmd.exe
D:\Windows\System32\Ctxfihlp.exe
D:\Program Files\ASUS\AI Suite\QFan3\QFanHelp.exe
D:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
D:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\msseces.exe
D:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe
D:\Windows\SYSTEM32\CTXFISPI.EXE
D:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe
D:\Windows\System32\mobsync.exe
D:\Windows\system32\wuauclt.exe
D:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
D:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
D:\Users\mtm\Downloads\HijackThis(1).exe
D:\Program Files\Notepad++\notepad++.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
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A:Crazy keyboard strokes virus...

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Hey guys, Had my Thinkpad Edge E450, for more than a year now. Never really had any problems with the keyboard. However, since yesterday, my keyboard has simply gone crazy on me. Right shift + c no longer registers, even though right shift + any other key still works. c works too along with c+ left shift. w+e keys, when pressed together doesn't register the e although both keys registers fine when pressed individually. Most weird of all is the fact that F4, associated with microphone no longer works either when FN is locked and when it isn't. However, every time I press the G key, the microphone activates/deactivates. I used the lenovo diagnostics tool and the keyboard passed the tests. Tried clean install windows 10 on the whole system and still the same result. Also tried uninstalling all drivers for keyboard in device manager and it still hasn't gotten any better. I didn't do any manual updates or anything that I know of which could affect the keyboard. Please help! That microphone popup is trying to hog my attention whenever I try to write a paper.

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Hi e1! my keyboard is going crazy, I spilled my drink and hitted the arrow keys by accident, they started to work backwords so I tried fixing them by removing the buttons and cleaning underneath.
But once I replaced the buttons the whole keyboard started to work funny, certain keys dont work and others are running randomly... Please HELP!!!
Thank you.
PS: I have a HP pavillion g series laptop.
Sorry for my bad english.
 

A:Keyboard going crazy after spilling my drink

Your keyboard may still have some moisture. How much time have you allowed for it to dry out? I've heard that a blow dryer at the lowest possible setting will sometimes do the trick in the case of moisture, but it'd take a while and you would have to be very careful as too much heat will damage the electronics. I'm not too sure about this fix, though. Taking a blow dryer to a laptop does sound a bit risky. How did you clean your keyboard? Did you use any cleaning fluids?

I don't mean to get you down, but since it's a laptop we're talking about here -- and granting that you've allowed it ample time to dry out , then I think you will probably need to have the keyboard replaced. Do not let that stop you from doing further research on a possible remedy, though.
 

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This problem is with my husband's IBM ThinkPad T43. This was a work computer but the company closed down & let him keep his computer (minus all the software disks). This problem I'm experiencing happened because of my stupidity. I was cleaning up the programs loading in the Startup Menu and unchecked several that appeared to be unneeded items. I also removed a file (which is now in the Recycle Bin because our new Kaspersky security program listed it as a keylogger. Now when I reboot, the keyboard & touchpad or mouse won't work when I reach the Control Alt Delete area to move forward into Windows. If I could get in, and use the keyboard, I would just put everything back the way it was, but I've spent days looking on the internet for a way to fix this and have been totally unsuccessful in finding anything that addresses my specific problem.

Please help!

Thank you,
Isabella Rose

A:Keyboard & Touchpad not working - I'm going crazy!

Try booting into Safe Mode and see if the problem(s) persist.How to Access Safe ModeWhile the computer is turning on, tap F8 once every second until a black screen with white text appears. Using your arrow keys highlight the option Safe Mode and hit Enter.

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Thanks for the help, I'm going crazy!

My IBM Thinkpad x60s I think is infected. I can't type anything, one or two keystrokes turns into a string of gibberish and the computer is constantly right-clicking. The mouse also sometimes turns into a little dinosaur when it's processing stuff and I know it wasn't there before. I've run my anti-virus software but nothing turns up.

I tried booting up in safe more, but my keyboard was still acting weird. The only way I was even able to log in was because the computer has a finger scanner.

any thoughts? I'm on a second computer now.
Thanks!!
 

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So I plugged a mac keyboard into my pc laptop and now ....

Some of the keys in my laptop keyboard work and some end up typing something completely different than what they are.

Anyone know how to fix this? I googled for a solution and couldn't find any results
 

A:Solved: Plugged a keyboard into my laptop. Now my laptop keyboard doesn't work

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I'm thinking this is an XP issue because this computer didn't do this with windows 2000.

All of a sudden the computer will go nuts. Seems all forms of normal input cease functioning.
If you touch the mouse the pointer doesn't move but the computer starts doing all kinds of random things. Like loading numerous new instances of browser, pops up all kinds of things from computer shutdown screen to help forms.
Of course seems that none of these things will work because you don't have normal input.

Three fingered salute doesn't work.

I do not think this is a virus or other malware. Multiple checks with antivirus and things like adware and spybot turn up nothing.

Memory checks all pass all the time.

This problem will pop up at any time. Some times it could go all day without the problem showing up.

A browser doesn't have to be running. Sometimes when the only thing running is a game and it will happen. The game isn't necessarily causing it be it will pop up without games.

It doesn't seem to be any particular action that causes it but I'm usually using the mouse when it happens.

I don't have an optical mouse. And neither mouse or keyboard are USB.

I'm at about my wits end on this one. No errors show up in the event log.
Since normal function ceases when this happens I can't look at the task manager to see what's happening. But the computer doesn't really freeze in that sense.

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A:Computer goes crazy beeps mouse and keyboard cease proper function

I'm still not convinced it's not malware. Try running Trendmicro's Housecall on the machine. If it passes that, I'll believe it's malware-free.

Try using MSCONFIG to turn off everything but the most essential features. Leave all MS Services on, but turn off everything else you know you are not going to need. If the problem goes away, you can assume it's something that you've turned off on the list, and then it's simply a matter of finding out what it is, and getting rid of it.

None of your devices are battery-powered or wireless ? Intermittant problems like that are usually batteries going dead.

The fact that Task Manager will not launch indicates past or present infection. Install Dial-a-Fix and see if there are any "restrictive policies" that prevent TM from launching.

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Something goofy is going on with my laptop. Maybe someone can help me.

Everything was going great a couple of days ago. Then, I downloaded an Excel file into my laptop which I then downloaded into my Garmin GPS. After which, I checked my email, surfed the web some and then shut it down for the night.

Then, yesterday, my wife fired it up and got this message that something was corrupt with my hard drive and it wanted to fix it. It gave me two options. First, to allow it to do the fix and second to start windows normally. I allowed it to try to fix itself. It began doing what ever it wanted to do and about 4-5 minutes later, the screen went blank. I left it that way for about an hour. Still nothing. I then shut it off and then turned it back on again. Same screen. This time, I selected "start windows normally". It appeared like it was doing OK and then all of a sudden, the screen went blank again.

Today, I called Gateway support and they tell me that the "fix" could take a couple of hours. So, I fired it up and selected the option to fix itself. I then left it alone for about 3 hours. Still, nothing but a blank screen.

Can anyone suggest what I should do? The laptop is only about 2-3 months old. I'm starting to get a bit annoyed and need my laptop. Any help would be appreciated.

Bob

A:HELP! Laptop Goes Crazy!?

This happened to me in Vista 32 bit.

Yeah it sucks. Try pushing F8 right after the Bios finish and see if you can get into Safe mode?

I ended up just reinstalling Vista since I had just got the laptop and had nothing to lose. Soon after I switched Vista 64 and smooth sailing since.

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I have an old toshiba satelite pro laptop. the LT has XP SP3 up to date. The problem I have is that I notice this "Safety Center " thing took over the laptop and was going crazy. I really dont know what I did (i went to the registry, I ran hijack this etc) , but I manage to take that thing out. (I though). After I ran the anti virus, it said it was clean. But now I noticed that every time I do a search in Yahoo or Google it redirects me to other place. I scanned the laptop again and again with mcafee and nothing wrong with it. I ran spybot search and destroy, adaware, hijack this,malware bites,sdfix, combo fix., i try everything and the laptop still giving me problems.I also tried to do a system restore to previous time and dont let me. I went to safe mode to do the best know configuration and nothing. I also open the mcafee to configure or try to change the settings and it dont let me do anything and closes. my laptop has Windows Xp sp3, mcafee av/ firewall, I use Firefox and IE latest edition. I almost forgot It's also giving me problems with the mcafee (runtime error C++)and windows update is not letting update install.What else I can do to fix it before reinstalling the OS. I dont have a xp disk with me and i dont really know how to do that .Anybody can help me fix this? I am also including my hijack this log from this morning and the combo fix from yesterday, I had to run combo fix with the mcafee enable cause i didnot let me shut it off. Logfile of Trend Mi... Read more

A:need help with crazy laptop

Hello rookieintrngWelcome to BleepingComputer ==========================Download OTL to your desktop.Double click on the icon to run it. Make sure all other windows are closed and to let it run uninterrupted.When the window appears, underneath Output at the top change it to Minimal Output.Under the Standard Registry box change it to All.Check the boxes beside LOP Check and Purity Check.Click the Run Scan button. Do not change any settings unless otherwise told to do so. The scan wont take long.When the scan completes, it will open two notepad windows. OTL.Txt and Extras.Txt. These are saved in the same location as OTL.Please copy (Edit->Select All, Edit->Copy) the contents of these files, one at a time, and post it with your next reply.===========

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Hi guys,

My laptop has gone crazy. I am not able to work on that, whenever i type any key, the cursor is going at the initial position. So the words are not typed properly.

eg. if i type "hello", it becomes "olleh"
Its really frustrating. Retstart also does not help.

Please suggest.
 

A:Laptop gone crazy

The Windows install might be corrupt, the keyboard cable might need to be reseated or you have a virus or malware infection
 

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Hope someone can help.
I have a toshiba laptop that has worked flawlessly for 2 years, and now it has a problem I can't fix.

The keyboard will not respond sometimes, othertimes it is fine.
if I try to click on an icon on the desktop, it sometimes starts a different program.
I have run Malware Antibytes 4 times, and it can't seem to find it (yes I updated it first)
If i open the notepad, the letter M will start to fill the page, then stop and then start in about 1 1/2 minutes.
If I try to type, the letters won't come up, but some of them will..
I have a second computer which I am using to post this.

I even went and bought a usb keyboard, and it works, but not the regular.
also, when I reboot, the laptop beeps like keys are being pushed, but nothing is being pushed, but then when the options come up (safe mode etc...)
It wont accept the enter key, I have to use the USB keyboard to type enter...

any ideas??

It was working fine, and there does not appear to have anything spilled on the keyboard...

Brian

A:Laptop gone Crazy

According to me, you should contact of Hardware engineer because without check out your Laptop, nobody can't get solution in Forum Discussion. If you have Laptop Warranty card then first you should use this. I think this is Convenient option for you. Because of this you can get solution and save money also.

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my presario note book is acting crazy it presario c500 i problem i am haveiing is i can go on myspaceim but i can't log on to the internet and i sound is not working can u help me fix this problem
 

A:crazy laptop

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I really don't know where to begin. I have a laptop that has the vista version that was installed when I purchased it. While I was on vacation in May, it was stolen... when it was found, it was at a pawn shop and had been messed with some. Some of my settings were changed, some of my software was missing and I cannot find a lot of files. If I had XP, I would have simply done a system restore, but vista would not allow me (as far as I could tell) restore back to a date that it had not selected. Also, later on I tried to add a printer to it and it seemed to install ok until it came time to check space and finalize... it will not let me do anything new! I even tried to do a driver update through this site and it could not complete it... ALL IDEAS WOULD BE APPRECIATED! I don't know what to do... any computer skills that I have are basic, but I follow instruction well! Thank you for anything that could be of help to me.

Lashae
 

A:Help... My laptop is crazy!!

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Hi all. I have already posted this once here. The topic had quite a few views and not a single reply. I'm giving this another try, as the problem persists and is not getting any better.

The keyboard on my Aurora m9700 is having some strange issues. I cannot figure if it is software or hardware related, either. At random intervals, the keyboard will cease function. But when I go into standby, then come out of standby the problem seems to be magically fixed! In fact, the problem just happened right after I finished typing the last sentence. I checked event manager, nothing changed. I had to go into standby and come out of it...

So please, is there anyone on here that can help me out? I have reformatted the computer since this started happening and nothing has changed, so I do not know what could possibly be causing this!
 

A:Weird keyboard laptop issue. Keyboard randomly stops functioning until I standby.

Just going to keep bumping this until I get a reply, or bet banned. Every thread has some form of reply...maybe I smell or something?
 

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