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InvisibleJoshua
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WTF??
    #1172748 - 12/26/02 10:55 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

can't type certain capital letters such as the i at the beginning of this sentence. This started a moment ago while trying to post. I am puzzled. I reinstalled the driver for my keyboard w/o any success. t is rather strange because the i in the previous two sentences worked. i must sound a bit strange but i swear it is tripping me out. When i try to type certain shift + letters as capitals generally require i get a beep from my tower. i restarted my computer w/o any success at fixing the problem.

The letters/characters that don't work are: shift + qryiofhk;]=9012

Anyway I am puzzled. Has this happened to anyone else or does it ring a bell?

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Re: WTF?? [Re: Joshua]
    #1172772 - 12/26/02 11:32 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

Now I have noticed that if I hit the shift key and the intended letter super fast I can get the capital letters to appear. It's really messing with my flow though.

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Re: WTF?? [Re: Joshua]
    #1173663 - 12/27/02 10:53 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

Hmm... I think you are tripping.


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Re: WTF?? [Re: TinMan]
    #1173791 - 12/27/02 12:30 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

:laugh:


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Re: WTF?? [Re: Joshua]
    #1178320 - 12/29/02 09:48 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

I am always tripping. Once you are/see god you can't go back. :wink:

I fixed the problem with the keyboard. I had to go through the re-initialisation of the wireless keyboard/mouse about twenty different times before it would work properly.

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Re: WTF?? [Re: Joshua]
    #1182344 - 01/01/03 01:51 AM (14 years, 3 months ago)

Does it do the same in other programs such as wordpad? Does it do it after a reboot? You could have bad hardware, either keyboard or logic board if it persists in all programs and after reboot. Make a dos boot disk and boot to dos and see if it does the same there to help rule out software...


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Re: WTF?? [Re: Seuss]
    #1219104 - 01/14/03 08:29 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

it could be something in your keyboard itself (hardware rather than software problem)


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Re: WTF?? [Re: minusrestraint]
    #1219464 - 01/14/03 11:38 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

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Re: WTF?? [Re: boxtop703]
    #1247911 - 01/25/03 01:07 PM (14 years, 3 months ago)

You might consider changing the batteries in your wireless peripherals. That usually causes a weakened transmission signal.


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