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Why is my keyboard typing wrong characters

Q: Why is my keyboard typing wrong characters

I have a logik keyboard for pc and this what my keyboard gives instead

q gives `
w opens 'help' box on whatever programme is open
r gives 5
u gives 6
I gives =
p gives -
g gives b
h gives n
; gives '
' gives /

how can this be solved?

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A: Why is my keyboard typing wrong characters

This might help you out!

How To Fix A Keyboard With Wrong Characters
http://www.wikihow.com/Fix-a-Keyboard-That-Has-the-Wrong-Characters

Good luck and let us all know how the repair job went!

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PS I have been into Control Panel and made sure regional settings and keyboard setting are for English (UK)
 

A:Keyboard Typing Wrong Characters

Is this a laptop and is the "Num Lock" on?
 

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A:Keyboard Typing The Wrong Characters

Try the fix in this link if you haven't already......3 Ways to Fix a Keyboard That Has the Wrong Characters - wikiHow

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Yes, it can be virus. Did you made any changes on the PC recently?

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A:Keyboard on laptop typing incorrect characters

HI, and welcome to TSG...

You may have the Num lock on. Its located at the top-right of the keyboard above the F11 key. If it is on, there should be one of the four indicator lights illuminated to the left of the power button. The first on, actually.

Good luck..
 

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A:Keyboard keys "3edc" typing incorrect characters

Hello,
What characters are being displayed when you type those keys example: 3=$ e=^

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A:Wrong Keyboard Characters

Shift+2 for quotes is UK (maybe others)

I have just had a look in Excel and you can change the language for office (excel in this case)

Excel options --> Popular Tab --> Language settings --> Primary editing Language

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A:[SOLVED] keyboard wrong characters

Either you are in a Non-US English location and have the US layout, or vice-versa
US Shift+2 is @
UK Shift+2 is "

Control Panel | Language and Regional Options
On Regional tab, select the correct language for your location.
Click the Languages tab, then click the Details... button
Select the correct Default input language. This should also install the correct keyboard
Under Installed services, if the incorrect keyboard is shown, click the Add... button
Select the language and layout, and click OK
You can remove the other keyboard if needed. Helps to keep it from getting switched back accidentally.

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A:Keyboard displays wrong characters

in the control panel click on the k/board icon and check it is set for usa key board

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A:Keyboard types wrong characters.

I am not 100% sure but I had the same sort of issue with Windows XP. My freind sorted it and it was to do with the language that the keyboard is set in. My issue was all the time though and not just certain programs.
 

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A:Laptop keyboard displaying wrong characters

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A:Vista - Keyboard displays wrong characters

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The 2 areas that affect keyboard mapping are;

Keyboard settings are in Control Panel-> Keyboard
Language settings are in Control Panel-> Regional and Language Options

Use only one keyboard at a time - a stuck key will/may cause both to appear errant.


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A:keyboard on laptop typing wrong letters

That is most likely a virus, you need to run a full scan with your antivirus and make sure it isn't compromised. I would also recommend you move this to the malware forum, then you will get it touch with people that are certified to help you with this.
 

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some cat

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A:Typing several characters with one keystroke

Most browsers have the ability to remember or in some cases predict the username and password of a site you are trying to log in to.

If you tell me which browser you are using will point you to the relevant tutorial on how to set it up.

Also having your password mapped to a key on your keyboard is not a good idea in terms of security.

If you are still interested in mapping multiple letters or words to a single key it may be worth looking at Keyboard Layout Manager - Keyboard Editor Window (I'm not 100% sure it will let you assign multiple characters to one key but I think it can)

Oli

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Any ideas as to the cause?
 

A:Typing Characters gets rearranged

"Any ideas as to the cause?"

You are typing on a laptop's keyboard and do not realize that your thumb or wrist is hitting the touch pad and moving the cursor.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/typing-characters-gets-rearranged.547960/
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A:Getting additional characters when typing

Which application are you running when you type the string?

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A:Typing accented characters in Linux

In GNOME, you can use Ctrl+Shift+u<code>. <code> means the unicode code point in hex. A la hold ctrl, hold alt, type u40 and you get @
 

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A:issues with typing characters in MS Powerpoint 2003

Hello,

This may be worth a try:

http://www.pptfaq.com/FAQ00402.htm
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/issues-with-typing-characters-in-ms-powerpoint-2003.752990/
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A:Characters Are Typing Themseles Into Every Text Window I Use!

Hello,

Is it just one or two keys that are being repeated? if so, there is possibly something sticking them down.
Do you have a replacement keyboard to test?

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A:Strange behavior like typing & no characters appear, cursor jumps randomly

Hello,
Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.

Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them.
Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.
Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
Press Scan button.

It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please attach it to your reply.
The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.

 

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A:Wrong characters being displayed

Sounds like Regional settings might be acting up
Go to the Control panel and open Regional settings. Click on the keyboard tab. How many language options do you have?
Maybe even change it and change back

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A:Wrong characters for keypresses

Did you install the special drivers for the motherboard, bios and others that come on a separate disk? If not then go to either the manufacturers web site or the motherboards web site and download them and run them and after they are installed reboot the computer.

If this does not work try this:

You might have to remove the hard drive from this computer and install it in another computer as a slave drive and after it is able to be accessed by Windows on that computer you will have to manually backup all of your important data that you have to another media like CD-R's, DVD or Thumb drive. Then when this is done return it to the original computer as a master drive on the primary IDE cable and do the following:

REGISTRY WARNING: The details that follow require an above-average understanding of the technical topics involved. If you do not understand the Registry material presented here, either find a technically-knowledgeable friend or do not attempt to repair your system Registry yourself. Improper changes in the System Registry can render all data on your hard disk inaccessible.

I hope you have the Windows software for this machine. Please give this a try and print it out for reference

How to perform a repair installation of Windows XP if Internet Explorer 7 is installed

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/917964

How to Perform a Windows XP Repair Install = http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm

Here is a link to a registry backup program that is absolutely fantastic it is called ERUNT

http://www.larshederer.homepage.t-online.de/erunt/

Remember to always keep a backup of two things:

Your registry and your data. You will never be sorry.
 

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A:Suddenly, wrong characters

If you had KB3102429 installed, try uninstalling it.

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Hi Everyone,

I am using a Windows 7 x64 computer and several keys on my keyboard are misbehaving. When I press the tilde (~), at (@) or hash (#) keys I see different characters.

The characters that I am seeing are as follows -

Initially I installed a Microsoft USB Keyboard, and when I did so some software - in the style of Windows 8 - was installed. As I suspected that the Windows 8 "style" software may be at fault I uninstalled it (however there was no improvement). I then tried a Logitech USB keyboard with the same outcome, and finally tried a Microsoft PS2 keyboard.

Having tried 3 different keyboards with the same effect I am convinced that the issue is with the computer itself.

If anybody has any suggestions on how to fix this they will be greatly appreciated.

Kind Regards,

Davo

A:Some special characters coming out wrong on my computer

Looks like your keyboard is set to a British layout. You can change that in Control Panel\Clock, Language, and Region

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A:[SOLVED] keystrokes are producing wrong characters

This is a laptop, correct?

Seems like the numlock function is stuck on.

If not, it may be an issue with the keyboard, drivers, or perhaps the hotkey application.

I don't see any active infection in this log.

You may be better served seeking help for this issue in our Laptop Support forum.

Do not post a HijackThis log there, or your thread will get moved here.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f284/solved-keystrokes-are-producing-wrong-characters-206306.html
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I am using a Windows 7 x64 computer and several keys on my keyboard are misbehaving. When I press the tilde (~), at (@) or hash (#) keys I see different characters.

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Initially I installed a Microsoft USB Keyboard, and when I did so some software - in the style of Windows 8 - was installed. As I suspected that the Windows 8 "style" software may be at fault I uninstalled it (however there was no improvement). I then tried a Logitech USB keyboard with the same outcome, and finally tried a Microsoft PS2 keyboard.

Having tried 3 different keyboards with the same effect I am convinced that the issue is with the computer itself.

If anybody has any suggestions on how to fix this they will be greatly appreciated.

Kind Regards,

Davo
 

A:Some special characters coming out wrong on my computer

Seems like you have a different language keyboard set as the default. See here: http://www.howtogeek.com/121169/how-to-change-your-keyboard-layout-in-windows-8/
Or change it in the Control Panel. You may want to remove any other languages that you don't use and you should reboot.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/some-special-characters-coming-out-wrong-on-my-computer.1078404/
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A:Printing wrong characters for Russian and Chinese

I can't be certain whether it's your printer settings or Windows that's at fault here, so I've posted this link in the hope it may help you.

Pinyin Joe - MS Windows 7 Chinese Language Features, Setup Help

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A:Calculator displaying wrong characters in keys.

i see the difference.
did you make any changes to your computer recently? you could try a System Restore to a date that you did.

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A:IE Redirect on typing wrong URL: I'm stumped!

Wish I knew how this happens.

www.msn.com www.msn.com.org
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hi there,

would really appreciate some help as am out of ideas. in summary:

- spilled coffee on my old keyboard (generic hid compliant, usb) so some keys not working
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- old keyboard works and types fine (except for some keys due to coffee spill)
- installed uninstalled drivers and keyboard, no joy
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- ran restore previous config that worked, no joy
- reverted to old registry backup, no joy
- deactivated firewall HIPS, no joy
- tested all usb ports, working fine
- tested new mouse, generic hid compliant, usb; worked fine

can i request some help or advice? am running an intel 2ghz dual cpu with windows xp 2002 sp3 with 1gb ram.

thanks in advance
 

A:New keyboard not typing, old keyboard working

Since you've only tried one new keyboard, it cannot be ruled out that you had the bad luck to get a faulty one.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-keyboard-not-typing-old-keyboard-working.1060002/
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A:typing problem wrong charaters show up

Is this a laptop or regular computer? If its a plain computer I would try a different keyboard. Also Download adaware and spybot (Free on the Web) and scan your system. BOL
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/typing-problem-wrong-charaters-show-up.339951/
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If its a desktop, then simply replace the keyboard. You can get keyboards from most online retailers nowadays, and some are very cheap!!

If youve tried that, move it to a different port (if its USB).
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/some-key-characters-are-not-working-on-my-keyboard.1005029/
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A:can't type characters with keyboard.

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Does it work properly in safe mode?
What is new or different since the last time everything worked properly (ie, new hw, new sw, virus, error, etc)?

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A:Strange Keyboard Characters

Quick options:
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2. Replace the keyboard.

Let us know what happens

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/16734/strange-keyboard-characters/
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1. Reinstall and Install Skype but use the desktop version.

2. Is the PC fully updated to Windows 8.1 Update 1 + All windows updates?

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f320/skype-and-keyboard-characters-876017.html
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The number 1 is the second key on the top row. The first key is the tilde key. ~
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/keyboard-layout-does-not-match-characters.844039/
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A:keyboard misses characters mostly in e mail

have a look in device manager and see if theres any warning signs, especialy under the keyboard ...
start>type device manager>enter>click the + sign next to keyboard...

good luck

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A:Keyboard multiple characters with 1 keystroke

If you haven't already, can you try another keyboard?
 

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A:Random Characters Typed by Keyboard

It almost sounds like your Accessibility onscreen keyboard has been messed with. Or specfic hotkeys have been allocated to do something and have gone awry. It's an issue within the PC and you might have to suggest a repair to the particular system to right the problem. Jazz
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/random-characters-typed-by-keyboard.792421/
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A:keyboard repeat duplicate characters

do a system restore.

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Let me just begin by saying that I have already tried going into "Regional Settings, etc." but simply can not find the right layout to match my girlfriend's keyboard. All of the layouts I have tried have the number "1" as the second key on the top row, and not the first.

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A:Keyboard Characters Do Not Match Layout

Please do not create multiple threads for the same problem.
Continue here: http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/844039-keyboard-layout-does-not-match.html
 

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A:Satellite Pro - Keyboard keeps missing characters

Hi

What notebook model do you have?

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?59332-Satellite-Pro-Keyboard-keeps-missing-characters
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Both running 10586.420, no insider release

A:Keyboard issues with apostrophe and other characters

Are you using a language toolbar?
I've seen weird things happen with language toolbars especially with key mappings.

http://forums.windowscentral.com/general-tablet-laptop-discussion/429478-keyboard-issues-apostrophe-other-characters.html
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I just bought this computer and noticed when I use the laptop's keyboard it is adding characters when I hit certain keys such as the question mark |? or the percent sign T% or quote <"When I use the wireless keyboard there is no problem.  It's a Standard PS/2 using English US.Why am I getting these extra characters|?  Thank you.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Keyboard-adds-characters-on-certain-keys/td-p/5735075
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Hi all Wondering if anyone on here could give me a couple of pointers on a rather large issue I'm one Keyboard multiple I inputs when characters press key having with my HP laptop Vista bit mainly the keyboard is inputting multiple characters on screen when i press only one Keyboard inputs multiple characters when I press one key key I've just joined the site after finding what I thoguht were Keyboard inputs multiple characters when I press one key some answers on here through google however I've gone as far as I can through my limited knowledge and am now at a brick wall so apologies in advance if my explanation lacks the detail required A couple of nights ago whilst bored I stupidly tired to ownload and instal a crack copy of Reason As soon as I ran the file I got warnings from AVG of a trojan It held the trojan in the virus vault and I ran full scans with Spybot and AVG some malware was found and i thoguth that was the end of it but within about minutes I started getting various I E windows popping up usually use chrome or Firefox with pages advertising anti-virus and some odd games wesbites I also then lost the normal use of my keyboard After looking online for a few forum suggestions it was obvious that the trojan had caused this I then installed and ran Malwarebytes After one of the scans a restart was needed none of this solved the problem Yesterday I spent some time again reading online for a solution followed some instrauction from a post on here somewhere to install autorun There was a file called Ip in Ip Tunnel Driver and a couple of others called IPX filter something sorry i cant remember their names now that stood out as being strange which said in Autorun 'file not found' Someone on another forum had found the same files in their autroun log and it was suggested they were dubious files As advised I went into safe mode ran autorun and un-checked the files and restarted in normal mode no joy at all Extremely frustrated I ran scans again which allegedly found nothing so I did a full factory reset using the HP Recovery after backing up of course but this still did nothing to key in anything on the laptop i either have to use an external USB or the on-screen keyboard It was suggested to me that there could be possible permanent damage to the keyboard itself caused by the trojan this sounded a bit silly to me but like i said my knowledge is pretty limited Could it be possible that the keyboard itself now needs replacing I took it apart last night to check that there wasn't some kind of freak coincidence that the keybaord has some dirt dust in it at the same time the trojan appeared but couldn't see anything that looked bad in fact the underside looked fairly clean I read the message to new users firstl so apologies for more than one question here but as far as I can see i've got two options one to buy a new keyboard first and try that or secondly format the machine and do a full re-instal of Vista i don't have the money to buy Windows right now or I'd do that instantly Anyone know if trying the new keybard thing is a waste of time and secondly where can i get the installation disc s for Vista as everywhere i've looked so far talks only of the recovery disk which i presume is the same as the recovery partition on the hard drive I don't want to fork out quid as i've seen on ebay for discs and a new copy of vista Sorry for the essay and for any info i've not made clear hope someone's got some top tips they can help me with Cheers

A:Keyboard inputs multiple characters when I press one key

Have you tried cleaning your keyboard? Stickiness under keys can cause this same issue.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/352022/keyboard-inputs-multiple-characters-when-i-press-one-key/
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Here is a screenshot of the step I'm stuck at:

I have written a Chinese character on the touch keyboard but I can't seem to copy it so I can paste it elsewhere such as a search engine.

How do I copy Chinese characters from the Touch Keyboard to paste elsewhere such as search engines?

A:How do I copy Chinese characters from the Touch Keyboard?

I only run English, but when you run another language, do you have a Character Map for those symbols.

On my touch keyboard, holding certain keys will show additional options. You may also have an option to use different styles of keyboards which needs to be enabled in the PC settings area and then you can select the configuration from the keyboard.

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/48485-how-do-i-copy-chinese-characters-touch-keyboard.html
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Hi,

I'm trying to write using 10 fingers, but frequent need to navigate cursor makes it look more like weird ragtime playing slowing the whole process a lot.

I've used MicrosoftKeyboardLayoutCreator to create my own layout to meet my needs, but I'm struggling on duplicating 'middle' section of keyboard: Arrow keys, home, end, delete, page-up and page-down (insert is pointless).

Can somebody give me pointers how to do that in this software or another?

Thanks in advance.
martin

P.S. a little more details: everything should remain as it is defined in keyboard layout, which highly resembles US layout. Just needed to add these symbols:
left -- alt-gr + s
right -- alt-gr + f
up -- alt-gr + e
down -- alt-gr + d
home -- alt-gr + a
end -- alt-gr + g
pgup -- alt-gr + r
pgdown -- alt-gr + v

A:Custom keyboard layout, non-letter characters.

OK, this is just a reply for anybody who is interrested in better typing, better performance and mostly more comfortable typing.

1. Based on what I've found and on replies to my questions on this topic -- this cannot be done using standard ways like MKLC or resharper etc. The keyboard subsystem isn't designed in a way which allows this. Probably. Or it's burdened too deep to actually use it.

2. But it is possible, using autohotkey resp. portable keyboard layout built upon it
DreymaR's Big Bag of Keyboard Tricks - PKL/Windows Edition! (Page 1) / User contributions / Colemak forum
app completely bypases M$ keyboard layout, read scancodes and offers much more than MKLC and M$ keyboard layout can offer.

please notice that this is more a hack than official solution, so you can expect some difficulties(like not very simple configuration and help-images which aren't up-to-date and does not relate to config so they are rather confusing), BUT the whole thing works. And regardlessfrom mentioned dificulties this is remarkable work.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/312045-custom-keyboard-layout-non-letter-characters.html
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We just purchased a new PC with Windows 7 and Live Mail. In Mail, the keyboard characters are messed up. We get emoticons when typing (?) or things in "" marks. It is very annoying. The keyboard was set to English - Canada/US in Control Panel. I have noticed several comments on the same problem in the Vista Forums.

A:Keyboard Characters Messed Up in Live Mail

check your keyboard settings are not set to dvorak. they should be on qwerty

http://www.sevenforums.com/browsers-mail/59210-keyboard-characters-messed-up-live-mail.html
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Hi,
OS is windows xp sp3.
The characters on a Toshiba notebook keyboard have become all mixed up. Several or more letters are numbers. I don't know how to fix this. Steps taken to try to fix it have been to uninstall and re-install the keyboard driver. I then restarted the computer.
I could not find anything under language options.

Any advise to solve this would be appreciated.
Regs,

Gemma
 

A:Solved: windows keyboard characters mixed up

is it only certain keys - like the

u,i,o,p and are they 4,5,6,*
if so
its the numlock keys
you may have numlock set
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-windows-keyboard-characters-mixed-up.1051442/
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I have a HP Compaq NC8000 notebook that Suddenly started typing multiple characters and the touch pad stopped working. The E key types e3 the R key types rf etc. I bought another keyboard and still have the same problem. Nothing has ever been spilled on the laptop, I have ran virus and adware programs and nothing shows up.I do not have a usb keyboard to try,
Everything else works on the laptop perfectly.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-keyboard-types-multiple-characters.726775/
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Hi I have an excel spreadsheet and I d like to insert a wingding character - a check mark I d like to set up a macro to do this But if I copy the checkmark to the clipboard and create the macro to paste the clipboard this won t work if there is something else in the clipboard What I need is a way to tell the macro what key combination I m typing in is what I want in the cell The check mark character is way at the bottom of the character map sequence for wingdings I ve gone through all my keys and there s many more characters between the end of what my keys will create and that check mark Is there a way to generate keys using ALT or something I tried ALT- - - but that didn t generate keyboard to characters on special how Solved: give me anything Is the ALT sequence or whatever it is mapped to ascii Is that the character code I see at the bottom of the character map window Is there any correlation of that code to what I m going to type into my cell to get my checkmark Thanks nbsp

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My keyboard produces weird characters on a row. Some of the keys even trigger programs to open; like, calculator or outlook and it did happen that the system was hibernating willest pressing a 'k (If i'm correct)'.
After some experimenting I saw that each character I pressed produces 4 to 5 different strings, like Lh{$3, 3:fo or things similar.

Anybody any ideas?

Thanks