Keyboard problems

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Evil Marge, Dec 1, 2003.

  1. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    Errrrrr my son's keyboards become discombobulated.
    Everytime he types a letter 3 appear instead....eg,if he types say the letter f , something like sfg appears.
    Any idea what he's done???? And how to fix it??? :confused:
     
  2. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Take it apart, clean it.
     
  3. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    worst luck thats the only option, has somthing been spilt by any chance ?
     
  4. Evil Marge

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    Nowt's happened to it (well that what he's telling me).
    It was fine one minute then he used photoshop and when he went to a forum and tried to type it was all fluffed up :confused:

    Look's like I'm buying him a new one????
    :rolleyes:
     
  5. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Oooooppeeen it uuup :p :D quick clean does wonders for a keyboard.
     
  6. Petros

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    I had a USB keyboard that did the same thing, only mine type whatever was two letters away, like "a" became "ad" or "da". You could try cleaning it, but you're more than likely going to end up doing what you were thinking--buying him a new one.
    :bleh:
     
  7. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    ahhh sucks but you can get a keyb for like 15$ a real nice one for 40$ :)
     
  8. Evil Marge

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    Thanks guy's.
    I found the problem.I opened it and guess what???? It was full of coke :mad: But oh no he didn't spill anything,guess it was the mischievous poltergeist again :rolleyes:

    If it was knackered I was buying him one from Maplins for £4.99 :D
     
  9. sean.ferguson

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    £4.99 :eek: thats dear!! £2.00 for a keyboard, two minutes from my front door... well more like 10 minutes but not far...

    did you through the keyboard in the bath?
     
  10. sean.ferguson

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    P.S, why is this in Applications? :rolleyes:
     
  11. PseudoKiller

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    because at the time no one was sure whether it was an actual hardware problem or whether it was the keyboard itself. Like EM said her son didnt do anything... god I love that excuse. used it many times myself.
     
  12. Evil Marge

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    Cause I posted in it :p
    Where should it be then? :confused:
     
  13. sean.ferguson

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    i would have said, "Other Hardware" :p
     
  14. Evil Marge

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    Is there a "I didn't do anything to it" thread? :D
     
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  16. Henyman

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    lol many times i've used the "it was working fine then just went wrong on it's own" excuse :D
     
  17. Shamus MacNoob

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    I still use that today its a classic :p
     
  18. SPeedY_B

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    It is quite a classic :D

    What? i didn't do nuffin, you got no proof... :p
     
  19. Evil Marge

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    I gotta admit I use that old excuse meself :eek: :p
     
  20. coathanger007

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    It wasn't me mommy :D