laptop keyboard types wrong characters

April 25, 2011 at 20:31:10
Specs: Windows XP
suddenly the laptop started typing wrong words. I checked keyboard layout, it was English US. I even tried Ctrl + Shift and Alt + Shift, but nothing is happening.
If I type small letters it types Capital letters, sometimes the same type numbers....if I type 1,2,3,4 it types !,@,#,$ respectively. Even though Numslock is also on.

Even I tried external USB keyboard in the laptop, it is the same problem. At last, even I formatted the laptop and installed windows 7 again, same problem.

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April 25, 2011 at 22:13:33
sounds like your shift key is stuck..

i hate computers!
but cant help myself....

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April 27, 2011 at 21:58:23
Thank you but nothing like that. Shift key is ok.

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April 28, 2011 at 04:59:20
Try reloading the driver for the keyboard, or all drivers from mfg. site.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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