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Keyboard writes key once when it was pressed twice

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Ankhurth, Aug 29, 2012.

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  1. Ankhurth

    Ankhurth Thread Starter

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    Hello everyone!
    I'm having trouble with my laptop's keyboard, specifically with letter x.

    I press it once and nothing happens.. but if I immediatly press it again, it writes the letter.

    What happens?
    This works almost like when you open a folder on the pc. You need to click two times quickly to open it.

    I tried running the Safe mode and writing and it worked perfectly!

    At first I thought it was just dirt or a piece of something that was trapped under the x key but I removed it and nothing..

    Please help me.
     
  2. TerryNet

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    It sounds like there is some program or service running in normal mode that is keying off the 'x' key to see what follows. I've never heard of something like this and have no guesses on what it may be.

    Did it work OK at one time? If so, did you install some utility or toolbar around the time the problem started? Can you try a System Restore point just before the problem started?
     
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