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Topic # 13248 30-Apr-2007 16:52
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I have just got my laptop back, new motherboard, new OS install, all good.

But somewhere in my usual reinstall process, the inputting of keyboard characters has become messed up....

Heres some things its doing:

Key:

Z = turning on the caps lock
M = types an m, but the cursor moves behind the m, so out of order messed up words occur
X = x\
T = nothing, pc just sounds a error beep
? = :?
/ = ;/
Delete = hold it down = deletes nothing and just moves along the characters unto stop pressing delete key
Delete = 1 press = deletes intended character, and then the cursor moves in front of the next character, so out of order

Its also changing????
T = works now
M = nothing, pc sounds error beep, then cursor moves back 1 to previous character


What the hell is happening?

I figure it to be a text input of some kind...maybe I've accidentally turned something on....

Anyone please help and tell me where to find this and turn it off, put back to norm?





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  Reply # 68950 30-Apr-2007 18:00
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Have you looked at the language settings for the laptop?

If you selected the wrong language for your keyboard, ie anything apart from US, it can change the key combinations.

But sounds more serious to me.



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  Reply # 68960 30-Apr-2007 19:33
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rscole86: Have you looked at the language settings for the laptop?
If you selected the wrong language for your keyboard, ie anything apart from US, it can change the key combinations.
But sounds more serious to me.
I have, made no difference so far...
I have installed nothing different on this lappy than my usual programs I have installed a thousand times over with no complications...
Microsoft office
AVG
Windows defender
Bearshare lite
Shareaza
Live messenger
IE explorer 7
Divx
Joost

All the rest factory install...

Neither AVG or Windows Defender have picked up anything other than usual bearshare crap....




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Reply # 68970 30-Apr-2007 20:09
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Also check in Control Panel, Regional and Language Options... Make sure the keyboard layout is correct - usually Standard US for laptops.






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  Reply # 68971 30-Apr-2007 20:23
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Ive already tried playing around with the settings in the Control Panel, Regional and Language Options with no joy so far...

Have just uninstalled/reinstalled the keyboard driver with no change...
Currently installed is 'standard 101/102-key or microsoft natural ps/2 keyboard'




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Reply # 68989 30-Apr-2007 23:16
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Try setting it to laptop keypad panel/installing the specific function driver for it.
The other option is to slam down the shift keys and caps locks and other "selector" keys repeadedly while holding and pressing others.. Sometimes they get sticky or the servicmen decided that coffee or some nice gin was the best cleaners.. Whoops

I did have a cheapy keyboard that did almost identical to this..., I might just check it, could have been a setting.



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Reply # 68995 1-May-2007 00:05
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Ok?

I thought, stuff it!
And reinstalled the OS

But it made no difference!

Same problem after new install.....and even during!!

So it aint me......

Where does that leave me then?

Hardware, or BIOs?

(I had the motherboard replaced just the other day, old one stuffed)

I'm going mad!




HTPC: Silverstone LC16M | abit IP35 Pro | Intel Quad Q9400 2.5GHz | Corsair 520HX | Samsung SH-S203D DVD Writer | NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 512MB RAM | 2 x 750GB Western Digital Caviar GP HDD | 4GB DDR800 RAM | D-Link DWA-547 Rangebooster N 650 Desktop | Blackgold BGT3540 | Microsoft Remote Control & Remote Keyboard for Windows Media Center | Windows 7 64bit

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