Type 1 letter. get 2 or 3

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  1. Coogan

    Coogan

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    Hi all.

    My daughter's laptop has gone a bit mad. Don't know if the keyboard is malfunctioning or something has been 'turned on'.

    When she types the letter a, it displays aq. When she types e, she gets dec, when she types f, she get frv..... and so on. Basically she types one letter and gets the three in its vertical row.

    A while ago, she could only type numbers on the letter keys, realised a particular key was pressed and 'turned on'. Hoping it's gonna be that simple again!

    Done a system restore in case, no change.

    Any ideas.

    Sharon
     
    Coogan, Apr 5, 2009
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    WAW8

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    It could be some kind of special function key that got pressed by mistake. Usually, there are some lighted indicators or some characters in an lcd display that indicate this. Check the laptop documentation and see what it has.
     
    WAW8, Apr 6, 2009
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