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Windows 7: Keyboard typing not what it should

31 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate x64
Keyboard typing not what it should

Hey guys! I have got a weird problem with my laptop! when i am typing on keyboard, and i press certain keys, it is not typing what it should. I checked the keyboard configuration, it is on US standard, it is not British English or something else, I read somewhere that it can happen because of BIOS, so I updated it.

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31 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

as you are using a laptop have you tried the manufacturers website for a keyboard driver?
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31 Aug 2011   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Which keys? What are they typing (if anything) when you press them, and what should they be typing? On many laptops, some of the keys are multifunctional. Check to see that they are in the correct mode.
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31 Aug 2011   #4


It would be helpfull if you let us know what the keys are that are wrong and the output they are giving.
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31 Aug 2011   #5

Windows 7 64b Ultimate

It could be that you have pressed your <shift> key too long. It then automatically changes keyboard settings. You can reset by clicking on the small keyboard icon on the lower right in your taskbar and choosing your preferred keyboard setting again. If this IS what happened, you can disable these functions by pressing <SHIFT> 5 times and disable the settings in the screens that follow. Read those carefully before you choose...
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31 Aug 2011   #6

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE

When I have a problem like that, it is usually because a key is stuck.
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