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Windows 7: wierd keyboard issue

26 Jan 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate Beta 7000
wierd keyboard issue

i need help! anyone with any suggestions please! : a couple days ago i noticed that in any flash "app" keys act like they are still presses down randomly whenever they feel like it, they take turns pissing me off . my first thought was the keyboard was screwed up and tried a different one (USB to PS2 fyi). same problem, no matter which one i used. tried switching from FF to IE. nope. then i noticed it was doing the same thing in regular PC games as well. my desktop has W7 only and my laptop has W7/Vista HP dual booting. i tried using the same flash apps on my laptop in W7 and they worked fine... until... i plugged in that same USB keyboard to it that i first noticed problems on my desktop with. it had the same exact problem. now, im really confused . here i am trying to narrow down the problem and it does this: after unplugging the USB keyboard from the laptop, it still has the problem, even after restarts and uninstalling the driver for the keyboard . its like a virus that spreads off the keyboard . so, i boot into vista and try it without hooking up the keyboard first and, as expected, its fine. i plug in the keyboard and it is still fine. perhaps a problem with W7? keyboard incompatible? idk anymore...

EDIT: i fixed it! dont ask me why or how this even happened but on a hunch i closed this text program i have running (texter by lifehacker) it magically worked. also, it worked on vista and not W7 cause texter was never installed on there. sorry for the long and now pointless post! slim chance that anyone else will have the same problem i guess

lol, i feel like i'm talkin to myself and going nuts

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26 Jan 2009   #2

Windows 7 64bit home premium

Glad you fixed it, there is never (well not mainley) useless post as someone may experiance the same as you. At least you posted a fix for your problem.
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