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knug1977
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Registered: ‎03-02-2010
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Keyboard typing wrong characters

I am having problems with my laptop keyboard.  When I press the backspace key it types *8.  When I press the space bar it types a series of characters.  The Enter key is the same way.  My on screen keyboard works fine.  What could it be??  I did a reformat and it did not correct it.

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mnshaikh1
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Registered: ‎03-30-2010
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Re: Keyboard typing wrong characters

Mine does the exact same thing but with different characters though...... The "L" "O" "P" and "." (period) type sum different characters some times. .. but they work if they are caps..  dunt knw what the problem is... its stil under warranty so i mite go check it out with HP. its a laptop

 

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computer-star
Posts: 16
Registered: ‎01-26-2010
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Try an external usb keyboard to see if it is the hardware problem. If not restore your system to an earlier good date.

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