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keyboard does not let me type same key twice

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by laazngirl, Apr 7, 2008.

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  1. laazngirl

    laazngirl Thread Starter

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    My keyboard does not let me input a key more than once. for example, if i am typing the word letter. it does not let me type in the 2nd t. the only way i could add the 2 letter is if i use an entirely diferent buton. but this is not only specific to leters. even the backspace key and space bar, i canot type seamlesly. you can se in this and the last sentance that every word that neds two of the same keys, it doesn't work. I have to use the curser afterwards to ad in the leter i ned. even the space bar and backspace key does not work twice in a row.

    is this a hardware isue or is it somekind of software problem?

    it's so anoying. i can't even type www. without takeing like 20 seconds. help please!

    thanks!
     
  2. kiwiguy

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    Borrow another keyboard and try. That is the simplest way of narrowing it down.

    Check your setting under Accessibility Options (or whatever XP calls it - I use Vista).

    There are settings there to ignore repeated keystrokes.
     
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