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16 Sep 2010   #1

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HP laptop keyboard problems

I have an HP Pavillion notebook and just recently, i've been having trouble with typing. there are certain letters i type and they have numbers and symblos in front of them. These are the letters.\
~A `a
\ (enter)\
b5 B%\
5f %F \
6j ^J\
\k |K\
n6 N^\
s (takes me to the previous page)\
Can anyone help me?

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16 Sep 2010   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Hi Allykins,

Make sure that there isn't any keys stuck down (tap them a couple of times), main culprits being...
the shift keys (both right and left side)
alt + alt gr keys
both CTRL keys
fn (function key)

It is also worth checking your regional and language settings
How to Change the Windows 7 Regional Format Language

*Its the Keyboards and Languages* tab you need to check.

Regards,
JDobbsy1987
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16 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 7
 
 

There are'nt any keys stuck down, But when i hold the fn key down, i can type just fine (except that the spacebar doesn't work).
Then i tried the language setting, but that doesn't work either.
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16 Sep 2010   #4

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

What Model HP Pavillion do you have?
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16 Sep 2010   #5

Windows 7
 
 

Pavillion dv6-2066dx Entertainment Notebook
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16 Sep 2010   #6

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Without holding any key e.g. fn key

press the letter 'U' do you get the letter U, number 4 or another symbol?
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16 Sep 2010   #7

Windows 7
 
 

I get the letter u, i didn't know if meant capital U so i did it with shift and caps lock, but now when i push the caps lock, i get this `
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16 Sep 2010   #8

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

What operating system do you have i.e XP, Vista, 7?

I just meant lowercase u but if you get a u then that would suggest that there is nothing wrong with the fn key as while pressing then fn key + u you should get a 4.

When you checked 'Keyboard and languages' what was listed?

Do you have a language tool bar on your task bar?
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16 Sep 2010   #9

Windows 7
 
 

I have windows 7.
Well when i press fn and u, i still get u.
Under the formats tab in region and language, the format is english
No i don't have the Language tool on my task bar.
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16 Sep 2010   #10

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

When you check the keyboard setting, do you get the same as me?

If you have more languages listed in that box then try removing them.


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