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09-May-2011, 10:18 AM #1
Keyboard error
I have a strange keyboard error, and don't know if this is a setting or something else. Whenever I press a key on the keyboard, I get a number displayed ranging from 0-9 sequentially. So if I press multiple keys or hold down a single key, it comes up as "01234567890123456789"

I tried uninstalling and then reinstalling the keyboard driver, but that didn't seem to work.

I recently downloaded Norton and other software from Comcast and noticed a significant reduction in performance (Although the keyboard still worked for a few days after this). I removed some programs from the start-up menu, so I thought that may have been the cause, but even after I restored them all, I still have this error.

I also have a 1 year old that just loves to play with the computer, so one of my fears is that she somehow managed to change a keyboard setting!!

I have done some work on my computer, so I don't think I am completely ignorant (I know the disk drive is not a cupholder) but this has me scratching my head

(Luckily I have a second computer to write this, as my laptop is, for all intents and purposes, useless to me right now)
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09-May-2011, 12:02 PM #2
Do you have "System Restore" enabled, and can you revert back to a day prior to installing the software and getting the keyboard issue, to see if that fixes it?
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09-May-2011, 04:19 PM #3
I will give that a try as soon as I get home. Thanks, I have my fingers crossed!!
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09-May-2011, 07:11 PM #4
No problem, let me know how it goes.
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10-May-2011, 05:47 PM #5
All fixed. Thanks!
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10-May-2011, 06:13 PM #6
Cool.....you're welcome!
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