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Windows 7: Keyboard input issues (Problems with holding down keys)

01 Jan 2017   #1
Darkcyprus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Keyboard input issues (Problems with holding down keys)

Okay, so my keyboard (Offbrand Chinese stuff; only labeling on it is Facebox written on the front) was working fine until two days ago, I wasn't doing anything specific, just browsing the web, and noticed that the typing was kinda iffy, so I tested it out, and here are the results:

The keyboard registers a held key as if it's being tapped repeatedly, independent of Windows' key repeat setting. Also, if I held Shift and tapped a key, for example Shift-A, it will come out as Aa half the time.

I've tried disassembling the keyboard to make sure it was clean, and reinstalling the drivers via Device Manager didn't work.

Another example of the problem is that if I'm in a game and hold down W, the character will move a bit, stop, move a bit, stop, and repeat that loop until I let go.


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01 Jan 2017   #2
oscer1

win 7 64 bit
 
 

Hi try the keyboard on another computer or a new one on computer. Sounds to me the keyboard needs to be replaced
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01 Jan 2017   #3
Darkcyprus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by oscer1 View Post
Hi try the keyboard on another computer or a new one on computer. Sounds to me the keyboard needs to be replaced
I really need to find a solution to this issue without replacing the keyboard, because it's really hard to find a keyboard that's small enough to fit on my desk, so buying a replacement would be my last resort.
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01 Jan 2017   #4
oscer1

win 7 64 bit
 
 

Have you tried it on another computer? To see if does same thing
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01 Jan 2017   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Just exactly what kind of desk are you using that a normal size keyboard will not fit on?

Jack
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02 Jan 2017   #6
Darkcyprus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by oscer1 View Post
Have you tried it on another computer? To see if does same thing
No need to; it just fixed itself, then re-broke itself, so I'm pretty sure this is an issue with the PC.

(It fixed itself as I am typing this reply. :s)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Just exactly what kind of desk are you using that a normal size keyboard will not fit on?

Jack
I'm using a regular computer desk, and both my keyboard and mouse are placed on a sliding panel above the desk's drawer, will upload a pic when my phone charges. :/

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