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Typing Characters gets rearranged

Question: Typing Characters gets rearranged

When typing characters in a windows block, the characters get out of sequence.

Example of correct sequence: THIS IS A TEST OF MY INPUT

Example of actual results: TIS IS A TEST OF MY INPUTH

All characters get typed, but some get ahead of the cursor.

Any ideas as to the cause?

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Answer: 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.

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Can we customize a key so that when pressed it will type several characters?
I would use that function to quickly enter my ?user name? or email address when accessing internet pages that require filling such fields plus the Password.

Thank you for any help.
ACA

Answer: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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Using a Lenovo Yoga 910.  All I want to do is to be able to quickly and easily insert the registered trademark symbol   without copying and pasting.  I use this symbol often and am frustrated that I can't figure out how to insert it quickly.

Answer:Typing special characters - ®

Nomally you can use CTRL+ALT+R   is the key combination to insert the  symbol in some applications like MS Office etc.and ALT + 0174 will also insert the symbol in most places that the CTRL+ALT+R key combinantion does not work, such as in this forum.   Cheers, 

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WHEN I TYPE ON THE KEYS: U,I,O,P,J,K,L,M THE SECONDARY CHARACTERS ON THOSE KEYS APPEAR. HERES A SAMPLING OF WHAT THE TEXT LOOKS LIKE WHEN I TYPE THIS STATEMENT BELOW: THE KEYBOARD TYPES WEIRD LETTERS AND CHARACTERS (this is what it whould say) HERE'S WHAT IT REALLY TYPES. THE 2EYB6ARD TY*ES WE5RD 3etters AND CHARACTERS

Answer:Typing certain keys other characters appear i

control panel/region and language/keyboardsi hate computers!but cant help myself....

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I've got one of these Logitech mouse/keyboard wireless combis. Last night the keyboard started playing up. Hitting either the T or V keys types both characters. Its the same with C or E and N and U. Other keys cause windows to open, among other random happenings. Rather annoying as some of these characters are in my log on password. If I did not have the Wacom on screen keyboard at startup I would have been up the creek. Running Vista Home Premium. I have changed batteries, and tonight I will try it with a bog-standard keyboard. if this is ok I suppose its time to ditch the Logitech and get a new one. Just wandered if anyone had any ideas.

Answer:Keyboard typing two characters

After a good coffee spill, mopped rinsed and wiped away from a veteran Cherry keyboard, the same double key standards applied. Fortunately this keyboard can be dismantled to the point where separate laminations could be thoroughly dried.But then a veteran like you would notice the wet splash ...... wouldn't you???

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Hello Everyone!
I have a problem with my brand new L20 missing out a lot of characters when I am typing. After searching around the forums, it seems that a few people are also having this problem. I was wondering if anyone has had any luck in fixing this problem yet.

As far as I know, the problem only seems to be in WinXP, (I dual-boot with Linux Slackware 10.2 and don't notice the problem there) and I *think* it might have something to do with the internet. I say this because it is only really noticable for me when I am online, writing emails etc... (Writing to this forum takes a lot of error correcting) :)

Has anyone else been able to isolate when this problem is at its worse?

Also, is it possible to group together all the people who are having this same problem into one thread? I think there are about 3 separate threads where people have mentioned this problem, it would be nice to get everyone together to see if we can fix this.

I brought this notebook for programming, and as you can imagine I dare not try try any coding while this is happening, as it would cause toooooo many problems :)
So please, any help, hints, tips, advice or solutions would be most welcome.

Thanks in advance,

Lee

Answer:Sat L20: Missing characters when typing

This problem only shows up when you type :)))
Hardware workaround: external USB keyboard!

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Whenever I type certain characters another character will pop up with it. For example, I try to type "L" and when I'm not using the onscreen keyboard it types as ";L". There are several different keys this is happening to but it is not happening with every key. This just started about 30 minutes ago. I cleaned my keyboard and it started malfunctioning about 10 minutes after Happens to thw following characters I've found l =;lp=poo=poa= select all and several more 

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Windows Vista Dell 4120 laptop 32bit

When I type 1234567890 I get 1z2x3c4v5f6j7m8,9.0\
When I type zxcvbnm,. I get 1z2x3c4vbn7m8,9./ with a squiggly mark under 9

Appreciate your help. This is my granddarughter's computer and she needs it for her college work.

Don

Answer:Getting additional characters when typing

Which application are you running when you type the string?

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My keyboard was working fine and then it start to type the  wrong characters, eg, when I hit the "0" I get "/"  My computer is a Lenovo G530 MT 4446 How can I fix this? Please help!

Answer:Keyboard Typing The Wrong Characters

I have a Yoga 2.  My problem seemed to occur after having problems with Verface. 

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I have found that my Yoga 900 will regularly insert two characters when I have only hit a key once. I might type "stop" (4 keystrokes) but I find the word "stopp" has been entered. This is not a problem with one key, it happens on lots of keys, as shown in the video:The problem with duplicate characters It seems to happen most if you type the key "gently", so the characters you press with pinkies and ring fingers are more likely to exhibit the problem, but the video shows this is happens on any key -- it is not a problem with just certain keys. I am getting a new laptop because of an issue with the Yoga 900 waking from sleep when picked it up:(My problem with the Yoga waking when I pick it up) I'll see if this new issue is a problem on the replacement Yoga. Note that Lenovo has been great, and is sending me a replacement laptop based on the waking problem. I discovered the problem with keyboard bounce while waiting for my new Laptop.Does anyone else see the issue with duplicate characters?  

Answer:Yoga 900 -- Duplicate characters when typing

I've had the same issue. It doesn't happen often. Just rarely enough that I thought I might be imagining it!

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Hello a while back my friend spilt a bit of soda on my laptops keyboard, I dried, and flipped my PC over flat on a towel. There was no damage for about a month, but now some key do multiple actions. Example: Pressing (Backspace) now moves the curser to the right one space, turn my volume down once, and then Backspace. Is there a way to fix this myself or would I have to take my PC into a repair store? Or have to replace my keyboard entirely?

Computer: Toshiba Satellite S55-B5280
 

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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?
 

Answer: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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My keyboard was working fine and then it start to type the  wrong characters, eg, when I hit the "0" I get "/"  My computer is a Lenovo G530 MT 4446
How can I fix this? Please help!
 

Answer: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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In my Notebook when i press some buttons i see letters and numbers  for ex. when i type K  it types 7K and J types J8 . is anyone got this problem before? Please help Thanks Bassem

Answer:keyboard typing wrong characters

It is necessary for you to replace the keyboard.It is not sending the correct signals to the motherboard. Yes, even a notebook computer has a replacable keyboard.It's a job best assigned to a qualified computer technician, to find and order a compatible keyboard, and to disassemble the laptop far enough to be able to swap the keyboard.  

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Hi. I use gedit as editor in my Linux systems (SUSE and Fedora); there I find that I can't type in accented characters like I used to do in Windows.

In the text editor in Windows, even using an English keyboard configuration, I could type in accented characters by entering a combination of Alt+<ASCIIcode>, for example Alt+130 would type in the accented 'e' character; this sequence doesn't work in Linux.

Any suggestions on how to solve the problem ?

Thnx
 

Answer: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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Hi, hoping someone here can help me...

Toshiba Satellite A60-106 running Windows XP is missing characters when I type. If I type very very slowly then every key works fine. At normal typing speed numerous letters are dropped. This happens in every application and does not seem load-dependent. The key repeat rate is also slower than it should be (I know how to set this; the problem is not with the setting but with the fact that the setting is not being honoured or recognised properly).

Virus/spyware scan reports clean. The problem began suddenly for no apparent reason and does not seem to be associated with any hardware or software changes. Tried starting in safe mode, tried disabling all non-essential services/startup progams via msconfg but to no avail; problem still there.

Laptop has historically suffered badly from overheating, but this problem is not obviously related as it's the same whether the machine is hot or cold.

Any ideas?

Answer:Re: Satellite A60-106 - Dropping characters when typing

Have you installed drivers for an external Keyboard or Mouse? (for example Logitech or Microsoft)

If you boot into MSDOS, does it still drop characters? You can download a DOS bootdisk from www.bootdisk.com

What BIOS Version is installed? Do you have the latest version?

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All
I have a brand new Satellite C50-A-1CK which is perfect for my needs EXCEPT I continually get double characters appearing on screen when typing which is:
A. VERY frustrating
B. Wasting a lot of time as I have to keep correcting words to remove the duplicate characters.

Please does anyone know of a fix for this? It can affect any key on the keyboard and it doesn't matter if I type slow or quick, press the keys firmly or as light as possible.

Have checked for firmware updates but none available.

Thanks in advance!

Answer:Satellite C50-A-1CK double characters appear when typing

Hi

I hope that someone can help you and me on this!

I have used other machines for years, I am a reasonably competent typist but have suffered the same problem on my Satellite C850 and it drives me mad.

Also the ease with which using the touchpad to move the cursor about results in the machine selecting the settings sidebar for Windows 8 by mistake.

I have tried changing the keyboard sensitivity within windows but this does not seem to help - just slows the keyboard right down.

Really frustrating

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My daughter's keyboard on Windows XP will not type the @ symbol, it types " instead. Please help me get this corrected. She has changed the language input to English United Kingdom and also tried English USA. None of these changes fixed the problem. All advise will be appreciated, thank you.
 

Answer:Keyboard typing wrong characters

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When attempting to type in MS Word 2000 on win98 platform all of the characters are covered by a growing block of black. Temporary relief of this is accomplished by changing format background; but this doesn't last too long. Print preview shows the entire page blacked out. I'm new to MS Word 2000 and don't have the slightest idea what's up.
 

Answer:Solved: Typing characters all look blacked out.

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Hi guys i have a 3 weeks old mechanical keyboard, so practically is new, and after a while i realised that sometimes, randomly, 2 or more characters are being typed instead of 1.
I would like to tell me please if you think it is something to do with my pc or windows, or it is the keyboard's fault and i should have it replaced.

Answer:Keyboard is randomly typing 2 or more characters instead of 1

Hi try the keyboard on another computer or try another keyboard on your computer that should tell you if it's the keyboard or the computer.

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Answer:Keyboard typing double Characters

xc

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My keyboard is typing correctly in Word but types nonsense when I type in either a browser window or in my email. If I type a web address in Chrome, Explorer or Firefox it comes out as random letters, symbols and numbers and the same if I try to type an email in yahoo or gmail. As I say, it is fine typing in Word. Any ideas gratefully received.

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

Answer:Keyboard Typing Wrong Characters

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

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Windows Vista Home version: HP SR 2163WM computer. This happens randomly whenever I'm typing. Might be in Word or during this message (just happened when I was typing "during"). Suddenly the cursor is gone, no letters are appearing, etc. This isn't the buffer just overloading, the cursor just disappears and I can't type. It's like it jumps off the page, but it's very irritating (just happened again on "like").
Keith
 

Answer:Typing when suddenly no characters appear on screen

Would be hard to say without actually seeing it happen... Reinstall mouse and keyboard driver? I'm not sure, maybe corrupt registry. i'm just guessing, if you can provide any other details please do
 

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I have had Japanese installed on my language bar for some time, but lately when I try to use it, the wrong characters appear when I type in the Romaji. I tried deleting the Japanese IME and re-adding it, but it made no difference. Could this be caused by a virus? How can I fix it? It still works fine on my laptop, it's only my desktop that is affected.

Answer:Wrong characters appear when typing Japanese

Hi nfarrier, Welcome to Sevenforums.

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

As mentioned by Yard Dog, run Malwarebyts to scan for malwares. Run antivrus, and do SFC/SCANNOW to check for any errors.

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I have tried changing the language settings in control panel but it is already on english us

There doesn't appear to be an issue with the fn keys
This post was very hard to type

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Answer:Keyboard typing wrong characters

Are you sure the Regional Info is correct?If you have changed it have you rebooted it?Sounds like the US keyboard drivers / settings at install instead of UK.

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Suddenly as of this morning multiple keys on my laptop type their own key but also other characters. It mostly is just additional symbols rather than letters and tends to be the characters next door which they type.

For example:
1) typing 'p' gives 'p['
2) typing '0' gives '0-'
3) typing '-' gives '0-' also
4) typing '.' gives './'
5) typing '/' gives './' also
6) typing ';' gives ';''
7) and vice versa
Also num pad is not working!

So in short it's like a number of adjacent keys have become fused to each other.

I have tested this and it occurs in all programs and windows. On screen keyboard works fine though.

I have so far uninstalled the device driver rebooted and let it reinstall - changed nothing.

Can anybody help?
Thanks
Henry

Answer:Laptop keys also typing adjacent characters

Do you have another keyboard you can plug in and try? That will tell you if it's the keyboard (problem will not show with replacement) or the keyboard-to-PC interface (problem will persist with replacement). If you don't have an extra yourself, maybe you can borrow one from a friend /family/colleague/neighbor...?
HTH,
--Ed--

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HiJust a little problem, I was trying to send an email message and I wanted to add a letter inside brackets i.e. (a) or (b). When I did this it creates a symbol of a moon or some other symbol. Yes I'm not joking, how can I stop this? Regards

Answer:windows live mail typing characters

I'm not that familiar with Windows Mail but suspect that it is seeing your character combination as a request for a smiley. You may be able to point to the symbol, right click and see if there is a 'remove smiley' option. Failing that, try using square or curly brackets ([ or {) as a work around.

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Help! My laptop is going crazy! Whenever I click on a text box to type something characters automatically are entered, messing up my words and then they just keep typing themselves. Also the scroll, fn button keeps turning itself on without me touching it.

Obviously, I am not typing this post from that computer - or it would look like this

H-el--***p*******************************************!!!!!!******************************************

I have run Norton and updated Norton and it does not detect anything.

Is this a virus? How do I get rid of it??

Thanks in advance to any info anyone can give me.

Answer: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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I've tried searching this symptom using Google but it leads me to other non-related issues. Can I insert a photo image of the problem I'm going through? I'm asking permission.

forgot to add: Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit

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I'm unable to type special characters with my Dell XPS 13 with Windows 8 pre-loaded. E.g. when typing "^" followed by "e" one should normally get "ê"
My previous XPS 13 with Windows 7 pre-loaded worked fine. I have loaded all the latest drivers but the functionality is still missing. Is there a setting that needs to be switched on? Or are the drivers still missing for Windows 8?
Help will be appreciated

Answer:Dell XPS 13 typing special characters with keyboard

FOUND IT!!! Press "Fn + Ctrl + LShift" simultaneously to activate and deactivate special character typing

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Hi There,
So when I try to log into any online banking/credit card website, typing on my keyboard produces a random string of characters which do not correspond to what I press. I of course am unable to log in under these circumstances as what I am typing is not simply masked but it really has typed the wrong character. This does not happen on any other type of website/situation, only banking/credit cards. no idea what is causing this, please help!
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when type a, types a/k. when typing k, types a/k, many of the keys typing three letters after a single key is pressed.

Answer:new problem, keyboard is not typing accurate characters,

There are a mix of ideas here:http://en.kioskea.net/forum/affich-...Do not update the BIOS though unless you are certain that is the issue (rare) - get it wrong and you need a new motherboard.EDIT:If nothing there helps it might be a keyboard driver issue. If so, go to "Device Manager" and expand out the Keyboards entry. Right click your keyboard and then Uninstall. Do NOT check any box you see about removing the software.The above is not the usual uninstall, it just disengages the software from the hardware. When you restart the computer it will find your keyboard as new hardware then re-install the software from the supplied drivers. Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanksmessage edited by Derek

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HP 15-ac122ds Laptop. Certain keys were typing multiple characters. I think my keyboard needed to be replaced, but I figured I would try some trouble shooting suggestions posted in an article by HP. I chose the wrong suggestion to try. Which was my fault, "un-install keyboard drive and restart computer." My computer never restarted! I have a black screen after "restarting" and without the keyboard working, I have no idea how to proceed.  Any work arounds?   

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When I am typing I have text characters turn black or whole lines of text turn black. This happens on all sorts of websites and occasionally within programs themselves. I also have issues where text disappears in Browser tabs.  I have been trying to figure exactly the cause of this, but I am not having any luck. I notice this with both Firefox and Chrome. I am attaching a screen grab for reference and any system update have been completed.   Thank youKevin

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I have an old Dell inspiron e1505 laptop. When the login screen appears I am unable to login because my keyboard is typing incorrect characters.
 

Answer: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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I'm on Windows 10. It's all up to date. When I click in the 'Type here to search' field, I can only type two characters before the search window disappears.

This is a fresh windows install and I don't know what is causing the problem. How can I start narrowing down what is going on?

Answer:Search Popup Dissapears After Typing Two Characters

Type into which search field? Windows or a browser?

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When I create a basic table in Ms Powerpoint 2003 with 2 colums/2 rows, some letters are sometimes spaced properly and sometimes not:

For ie, the word "Settlement" in the attached powerpoint document -> The 1st time Settlement is typed, there is no issue
at all. But the 2nd time it is typed, the letter <t> and the letter <l> are squizzed together. Then the 3rd time it is typed, it is fine. Same issue occurs with other words (for ie the word <test> may be fine the 1st time it is typed, then you type it a 2nd time, you get that issue of the letters <s> and <t> squizzed together.

See the attachments (they are the screenshots of the issue)

Troubleshoot:

(x)Changed her MS Windows profile = same issue

(x)Re-installed MS Office 2003 = same issue

(x)Tried in MS WOrd or Excel = it is fine in Word + Excel. So problem is with power point

OS= Windows XP

MS Office 2003
 

Answer:issues with typing characters in MS Powerpoint 2003

Hello,

This may be worth a try:

http://www.pptfaq.com/FAQ00402.htm
 

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If I type a series of letters on this keyboard it decides to miss out some of the characters and not type them
I just had to go back and correct everything just now

Please help.

Answer:Satellite C660 - keyboard misses characters out while typing

If I remember well some people here have reported about similar issue and solution was BIOS update.
Does your notebook have original BIOS that you got with your notebook?

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Hello, thanks for any help. My "3edc" keys are typing incorrect characters. They display different items each time I press the keys. I replaced the keyboard and it solved the problem for a few weeks, then the same problem returned. I do not have the original Windows CD. Moderator note: Log removed and topic moved BACK to Windows 7. In this topic: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic424863.html member was told that the problem is not malware related and instructed to post in the Windows 7 forum OR External Hardware. ~ OB

Answer:Keyboard keys "3edc" typing incorrect characters

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

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Hi,
As stated above in the questionnaire, my system was sluggish and I ran my PCMatic scan which would stop running about 40% through the scan. I ran Malwarebytes (free) with no issues found. Removed PCMatic and installed AVG (free) which found some issues and cleaned them up but performace wasn't improved much. My keyboard then began to act quirky by characters not appearing or the cursor jumping around or nothing will happen but the "system busy wheel" pops up for a few seconds before characters appear on the screen.

I came back to you guys because TwinHeadedEagle was so effective at helping me with my desktop 18 mos ago that I was hoping for help.

Thanks, regards and please advise if I can once again get some assistance,
Sandy Lanz
 

Answer: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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For some reason, there always seem to be a second delay on the keys on the keyboard, including the numeric keypad. Many times, either a character was skipped or the character showed up twice.
Vey frustrasting as I always have to go back to add or delete a character.

When I run a word program in safe mode, it works fine. Someone told me it may be a software issue as the problem does not occur in safe mode.
I am very careful with the laptop as I am sure there was no spill.

Any comment is greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

Answer:Satellite L675: characters show twice and keyboard delay while typing

Hi

Try a BIOS update.
I read here in the forum that this solved the keyboard issue similar to yours.

Greets

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I've used W8.1 for sometime and this morning I was surprised to find that typing any character in many programs (for example Live Mail or Chrome) produces a floating menu of alternate chinese characters and won't allow me to have Western original typed on the keyboard. I tried one Registry fix for WLM but it didn't work as a value changed to 0 reset itself everytime to 1.
Any ideas where to look to fix this? It's actually impossible to use the effected laptop as data entry of any kind is now effectively defeated.

Answer:Typing any character now produces floating menu of chinese characters

Solved......I went to Control Panel > Languages and saw Chinese had appeared after my default English. No idea why, it just had. So I highlighted and pressed the option to Remove.

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Machine approaching three years old and not continually used. A couple of weeks ago, it started missing characters when typing or it will type two characters and then highlight them so when you type again the first two characters are gone. Does this on both the on screen and laptop keyboard. Tried an external keyboard and it too acted the same way.
Here's what I've done - run diagnostics (no issues), downloaded and installed most recent BIOS, chipset, video and all other drivers. Have also in Device Manager deleted keyboards and rebooted with no change. All Windows 10 updates are installed.
Most of the time I have it plugged in and charge set to only charge when battery is approaching low.
Have not removed the battery and keeping it as a last option.
Any ideas?

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Hi, I bought a Lenovo Essential G580 on 15th May 2013. Everything was working perfectly until yesterday when my keyboard started to type random characters. I had just put my laptop to sleep on the night of 20th July 2013 and when I switched on the laptop on the evening of 21st July 2013 the keyboard started typing random stuff. There has been no spillage on the laptop as its safely covered on my table and I am the only one living in my room. Also to make sure its not because of a software glitch, I tried the following: 1. Restarted the system multiple times2. Went to an earlier System restore point. (Tried 5 different one's)3. Refreshed the system4. Took a backup and Formatted the whole hard disk and reinstalled Windows.5. Switched off the laptop for the night and tried switching it on today morning. None of the above helped. So obviously it is not a software problem. (FYI: The Onscreen Keyboard just works fine) A few example stuff which I get when I press the keys: CAPS Lock: WX (When I press Caps lock key it types WX along with it so the pattern goes like this: WXwxWXwxWXwx and so on if you keep pressing caps lock)q: When I press q its types a tab with qwm: its types yum instead of mw: works like caps lock key. Turns on Caps and types WX too.x: same as wBackspace: Backspace deletes one character and along with that presses the enter key too The keys in the middle row i.e.. asdfghjkl are all working fine. The problem seems to be with t... Read more

Answer:Lenovo Essential G580 Keyboard Malfunctioning (Keyboard typing unnecessary characters)

hi bijoy3d,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
What you can try is to reseat the keyboard ribbon (see page 49-51 of the hardware maintenance manual). If that doesn't work, there's really something wrong with the physical keyboard and you need to contact lenovo support for service.
 
 
Best regards,
neokenchi

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hi guys,

whenever i start typing the cursor disappears and i have to repeatedly keep clicking back in the typing area multiple times in order to type a few letters more b4 it happens again. can someone plz help. i tried alot of things already

Answer:typing cursor disappears when typing and deselects typing box

Check Control Panel mouse properties. See if the hide pointer while typing option is set



If it is, untick the checkbox apply the change. Then OK out of the mouse properties

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Hi

When I try to download a file from Internet explorer it replacec the white space with underscores and double quotation with weired characters. How can I avoid this. while downloading I want my original file name. Any Ideas please tell me.



thanks in advance,

Answer:replaces special characters with weired characters on download from internet explorer

When you download it are you hitting save or run? (I reccomend save BTW)

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I have some japanese songs in my collection. Some of it are in Japanese characters and they display as boxes.

On Windows7, they display correctly without installing/setting anything.

I tried adding a Japanese language pack which does nothing. There's no download for the pack. It says it's not available.

thanks!
 

Answer:[WIN8] how do I display filenames using multibyte characters (Japanese characters)?

mrjayviper said:


On Windows7, they display correctly without installing/setting anything.Click to expand...

What's the problem then?
 

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Everytime I turn on my computor that is running Windows 7 pro 64bit all the desktop icons get rearranged by date and would like my icons to remain in the same place as i left them. Please need help soon!

Answer:Icons getting rearranged

Do you have this setting unchecked?

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Question: Keys rearranged

I installed Norton 360 and also ran my windows update last week and then shut down my computer.  When I put my password in the next day it wouldn't work.  I noticed after a couple times that all of my keys were in different places.  Like the D key when hit is actually the E key and the S ket is the period.  All of the keys are in the wrong places and I can't figure out how to fix it.  I have tried a new keyboard, same issue.  I have resorted to using the onscreen keyboard under accessibility just to function.  I have reinstalled windows, I have uninstalled Norton 360 and scanned for viruses.... Any ideas??

Answer:Keys rearranged

Go into Control Panel / Keyboard / Properties.  What's there?Alan <>< 

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i leave my pc on all the time. when i open my yahoo homepage every morning i notice that it is really big as if it has been zoomed in and also items on it have been rearranged. i have also noticed that it is running alot slower than it used to. why is this happening? i first thought yahoo had redesigned its page but when i close and reopen its back to normal.

Answer:why does my homepage keep getting rearranged

http://www.computing.net/howtos/sho...Check the above link and give us more info so we can help you better, thanksSome HELP in posting on Computing.net plus free progs and instructions Cheers

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Hi,

Yesterday, I opened my Latitude D610 and although the touchpad and external mouse works fine, the built-in keyboard is all rearranged. It's like it's been switched to be a bunch of hot-keys. One of my startup programs is not loading as well, and that problem appeared at the same time.

The strange thing is it was working fine just an hour earlier. I turned it off and then when I turned it on again it started acting weird.

Does anyone know what this might be? Doubt it's a virus cause the wireless radio was turned off when it was working.

Thanks a lot!

Larry
 

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I recently decided to rearrange my office. I had to unplug everything. When I went to plug everything back in, my internet phone, wireless router and computer internet no longer works together.

The modem for the network connection is in the main office and works fine.
I get my internet into my office from a switch.
There is a single wall jack in my office.
I can plug the wall jack into my computer and get internet. The wireless router doesn't work and internet phone doesn't work. These are the combinations I have tried:

wall jack to phone's lan, phone's comp. port to computer (doesn't work)
Wall jack to internet port on router, computer to router port 1, phone to router port 2 (doesn't work)
wall jack to router port 1, computer to router 2, phone to router 3 (doesn't work)
wall jack to computer, phone to router port 1, phone comp to router 2 (doesn't work)
wall jack to computer, phone to router internet, phone comp to router 1 (doesn't work)

I have a HP All-in-One 200 Windows 10, Polycom VoIP, Linksys e2500, Linksys sd208 8 port switch
Please help, thank you!
 

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why do my desk top icons keep getting rearranged whenever I re-boot, restart, receive up-dates? how do I prevent it.?

Answer:Desk-top icons keep getting rearranged

Welcome
Here you go. Regarless of what others will say the best way to solve the problem is with the free version of fences. Start with a system restore point in case you do not like it
Fences - Windows Desktop Organization Software

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My Win 7 64 was working perfectly with a dormant 32bit partition that didn't boot.

I used a dual boot utility, altered some settings and ended up locking myself out entirely.

With the help of an installation disk, I now find myself on the old 32 partition with the 64 bit renamed with a new drive letter.

Ideally, I would like the 64bit as primary (default) boot partition & 32bit partition below it on the initial boot screen. However, I'll settle for just the 64bit.

Changing the 64bit partition letter back to C would not be an instant panacea, I fear, or would it?

East BCD came to my rescue and is the magic wand that I wanted!

Answer:Rearranged dual boot badly

The running OS partition is always C. You cannot change just any partition to be C. When your 64bit system will run, it will be C - but not when you run the 32bit system.

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I was bored today so I create a concept multitasking / app-switching-thingy..
It connects 2 things:
the searching bar - Cortana - QR scan,
with the multitasking.
On the current build, multitasking / app switching eats up the whole screen (and the pull down notification)
While on the same time, If you want to search by text, the searching bar is located on the top of the screen,
making it almost impossible to reach it single handed.ImageShack - WP multitasking concept.png
Drawbacks:
Can't change search button on current phones with capacitive buttons.
I'm not a designer.
The great bing pictures on the search are sacrificed.

Answer:Concept Multitasking button (or rearranged)

Too Android-ish.

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If you go to Computer on your desktop in Win 7, we have a user whose directory folders are rearranged.

Example

Favorities

Libraries

Computer

Network

thats what should be listed on the left pane

some reason on this users machine, Computer is gone

The user just has

Favorites

Desktop

Any clue how to reproduce this?

Answer:Windows directory folders rearranged

Right click in white area and select all folders derr

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I have this issue; in Office 2016 Pro Plus, in my favorites section I have moved all my inbox's from 6 email accounts in there and in a specific order. Now, for the past 2 months the inbox order is keeps rearranging itself and the default sent items, drafts and Archive folders are now at the top.

I've got my email accounts inbox order working now....nothing I've done but keep moving them back to the order I like. But, the Sent Items, Drafts and Archives folders still remain at the top. They used to be at the bottom. I've moved them to the bottom but on reopening Outlook, I'm back to square 1 again.

For a quick work around I've found that once you open outlook and see your order is wrong.....all you need to do is right click your outlook icon in the taskbar and open a new window and the new window will have your folder order correctly layed out.

This is OK but is there no real fix for this as it's annoying as hell.

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Hi! As you can see from the screenshot in the link below, I'm wondering why my Libraries in the "Browse For Folders" window appear to be rearranged.
As I remembered before, I think Documents should be first rather than Music. I just wanna know what caused this and how do I change it back.

Here is the screenshot:
http://sdrv.ms/VhvCSk
Thank You!

Answer:Why does my Browse For Folder's Libraries appear rearranged???

Personally ..... I have no idea what caused it. Have you re-booted? Ran a sfc /scannow? Is it serious enough for you to do a system restore?

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Hi Today I noticed that after I had a freeze up of the Desktop on my laptop my Icons had all been rearranged. This was after trying to access an old cd of photos. So I then came to my desktop and tried the cd inthat. It again froze the pc, BUT this time my Icons were left alone.Question is how do I stop the laptop from re arranging the icons? Laptop is Xp service pack2 Home edition and the desktop is XP sp2 Pro.TIAD

Answer:Desktop Icons rearranged after freezeup. ???

Won't stop the weird problem but it will help put things back if it happens again; click here

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This morning I was downloading PCAnywhere from Softpedia.com and chose to download the exe from their posted mirror site. Typically I save to my thumb drive and run thru AVG. I did not. Within the one minute the DL took my background went blank, my icons disappeared, my c drive went missing, my start menu and items were gone, accessories gone, etc etc.

I have my harddrive partitioned for OS, Pics, Music. However I still had some stuff on the OS C drive.

I ran AVG, Panda, a slew of different spyware/malware programs. Hijack this as well. No virus, no malware, no spyware. ***!!?

By right clicking start..explore I see that my harddrive is still there so I go through it. Nothing is where it should be. user profiles and such gone. docs and settings empty, etc.

I have tried restoring to yesterday, and sat to no avail. The items are still missing and rearranged.

Am I stuck with just renaming and moving everything back in to its place ( if I find it all )? Or am I not seeing something important here? AVG is up to date, so I dont know why I am not seeing anything in my scans.

Thanks so much for any input.



***edit.

Dammit, my CD drive is gone, and I cant find that through explore. it doesnt respond when a cd is loaded either.

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HI. I have garbage characters replacing all the words appearing in xp home sp2.
Can't change language since garbage characters replacing all characters
in control panel.
Please help.

Answer:Garbage Characters Replacing English Characters

Run Windows One Care Free ScanGo to Windows Live Onecare Free Scan It will say "Get a free PC safety scan"http://safety.live.com/site/en-us/default.htmMake sure you click "Full Service Scan" in the middle of the page and not the "Try It Now Free" on the right side.Allow it to download an Active X component.Choose "Complete Scan" in the window that opensClick "Next"Do not click on anything else that offers you a free trial or to sign up if you live in the US.Allow it to scan - it may take quite a while, maybe two hours or so depending on how big your hard drive is and how fragmented your registry and drive are.

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I can log in to XP like normal on my laptop, but once I'm logged in the keys on the keyboard are all over the place. An M is an O a C is a 6. Anyone ever heard of this poblem and how to fix????

Answer:Keyboard characters don't type proper characters

well u probably messed up the keyboard mapping when u formated windows and the only way to change it back is to reformat again
search TF i answered something like this befor!

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Help! IE Favorites has disappeared, then after rebooting my desktop ikons became re-arranged. WHAT'S GOING ON ?

I'm running Vista64 w SP1. My desktop folders are re-located to a D drive. The OS is on the C drive. I still have all the "D:\<username>\Favorites" files that previously appeared in the IE favorites list.

Answer:Desktop Icons Rearranged; IE Favorites disappeared

Hi Bob,

Using this tutorial as a guide to help, change the Desktop and Favorites user folders back to the default location using Method One step 5. If that does not work, then you will need to do use Method Two to change their default locations in the registry.

Personal User Shell Folders - Move Location

Hope this helps you,
Shawn

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I have a X1 Carbon running Windows 10 64bits.It's connected to an HP external display via DVI cable.After the last graphics card update, all the open windows are moved from the built-in displayed and rearranged on the top left corner of the external display. Please fix this issue, since it requires me to move back all the windows everytime I unlock my computer.

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Hello,
Strange things have been happening.
First ... a while back I posted a thread asking how I could find out what's running/downloading when it shouldn't be. I do all my updates manually but something keeps my little green light blinking for several minutes for no reason. Anyway, the only response I got to my HJT log was that there wasn't anything that stood out as being a problem ... and that I should download AVG and do a scan ... which I did. No problems were found by AVG, but my little green light is still working overtime.
Second ... just today, something started rearranging my desktop icons. It started after my system locked up while getting help with a printer problem on the Lexmark web site. I had to hit the switch to get my computer back on. Now ... no matter how many times I put my desktop icons back where I want them, they are rearranged after I restart.
Third ... I thought I should update my security stuff which was updated about a week ago. I started with my McAfee ... No Problems other than my rearranged icons. Next I tried to update my Spybot. My computer crashed during the update ... so I restarted it and tried again. Success! But then I tried to have Spybot check my computer and everything went down again. I was watching the scan ... and I think my system crashed during the "AdGobin" was being checked ... I think.
Fourth ... For some odd reason, my Windows Media Player icon in the tool bar (lower left) changed to a new icon. I do... Read more

Answer:Desktop rearranged + Spybot crashes comp

Just in case someone tries to help me, I thought I'd better let you know ...
IT's BEDTIME. I've gotta be up at 4:30am. So, I'll check back here tomorrow. Thanks! NIGHTY NIGHT!
babs
 

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When I change the order of pictures in a file the changed order reappears after I close and later reopen it but if I copy the rearranged file the order of the pictures reverted to the original one. How do I stop this happening?
I am using XP SP3

Answer:File wih rearranged photos wont copy correctly

Files will stay in the order provided you are still in the same windows session.
As soon as you copy or come out of that windows session windows will rearrange into the order you specified in view options i.e. date, size, or alphabetical order.
Only way to keep your require order is to rename in alphabetical (which starts with numbers first) i.e 001 your first pic, 002 next pic, etc.

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Operating System: Windows 7
Computer: Dell
Okay, for some strange reason (and I?ve been doing system restore points trying to figure when it started but its like this all throughout), my start menu is all ****ed up. It doesn?t list my programs, and what is there is only half listed.
My sims, Microsoft Office, iTunes, etc. is not there.
Like, Paint isn?t even listed in accessories. Just notepad. BUT they show up on my control panel/remove add programs list just fine. Any desktop shortcuts work fine.
Screenshot:

Answer:Used Revouninstaller to uninstall malware, Start menu rearranged.

Welcome to Seven Forums.

Try this since it was a malware problem.
Unhide.exe - A introduction as to what this program does

Are you sure that your PC is clean?

You can run MalwareBytes Anti-Malware & SuperAntispyware to see if they'll find anything. In my sig below.

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So I Just arranged my desktop icons how I wanted them, did some internet browsing, and went back to the desktop to find all the icons had been moved. Any idea what might be causing this?

Answer:Desktop icons rearranged automatically in random order

Right click the Desktop/View and uncheck Auto Arrange Icons

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I read in this forum about a similar problem some people were having on theThinkpad W500 laptop running XP where their icons got messed up when they closed the lid.  My problem is that my icons get messed up every time I turn the laptop on, and I'm running Win7.  I have no idea what setting needs to be changed to prevent this.  Does someone have the solution? 

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Hi all!

This is a silly little problem, but it does annoy me... I use XP (with SP2, but I don't think that makes any difference) and like to keep my desktop neat and tidy - but whenever my resolution changes (e.g. when using my QX3 microscope), when I come back to original resolution I find my icons rearranged.

I'd like my icons to stay still!

I have tried the following:
* rightclick on desktop, Arrange Icons By..., checking "Lock Web Items"
* Control Panel, Display, Desktop tab, Customize, Web tab, checking "Lock desktop items"

No combination of these seems to work... out of curiosity I checked whether "Align to Grid" makes any odds, but it doesn't.

If anybody could suggest a way to stop the icons moving about that would be excellent. Alternatively, if there is any way of saving the positions of my icons and then restoring them after any rearrangement, that would be the next best thing! Any advice will be appreciated!

Thank you very much,
Mike
 

Answer:Solved: Desktop icons rearranged after resolution change (XP)

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Before it happened everything was just fine turned off my desktop PC and went to sleep. Woke up turned on PC and this happened.
Has anyone experienced this?

Answer:Windows 10 Start Menu Most Used History Gone and Live Tiles rearranged

Also got this problem,how to fix it? Anybody?

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Hi there. This is an odd problem, whenever certain characters are used ("^ are just some) then a letter is pressed foreign characters appear.
I.E
When I press
" Then O it comes up as ?, instead of "O, and so on.
Does anyone have any ideas, on how this could be fixed. I've checked in the regional/language settings, and in the G15 control Panel.
Thanks

Answer:Foreign Characters/Characters appearing.

I use English, German and Finnish keyboard layouts on a daily basis. Never had this kind of issue.

Could you please tell which language settings you are using?

Kari

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I have two excel spreadsheet that I need to compare using vlookup, using case number to do so. The two sheets have case number stored differently, for example, one has the, displayed as 2012DT00001 or 2001CM00012 and the other sheet displays them as 2012DT1 or 2001CM12. Obviously, they are the same record but when using vlookup to compare the record and bring over information that is on one and not the other it does not work well. I have tried using vlookup to compare and look for approximate matches (TRUE). However, when I look at a sampling of the information it misses 80% of the records. At this point, I am thinking that the vlookup function is missing those records as a result of the two case numbers being different as a result of the unneeded zeros in the one. Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:How can i edit characters within a string of characters?

Here are two ways to do it:With your data in Column A:
A B
1) 2012DT00001 2012DT1
2) 2001CM00012 2001CM12
In cell B1 enter the formula: =LEFT(A1,6)&VALUE(RIGHT(A1,5))Drag down as needed.You can now use Column B in your =VLOOKUP() something along the lines of:=VLOOKUP(B1,Sheet2!A1:B2,2,1)The second way is to use the formula directly in your =VLOOKUP() which eliminates the need for column BSomething like:=VLOOKUP(LEFT(A1,6)&VALUE(RIGHT(A1,5)),Sheet2!A1:B2,2,1)The trick is in the: VALUE(RIGHT(A1,5)) section, it takes the last five characters of your text string, IE 00001 or 00012and converts them from TEXT to a NUMBER, and since Excel strips out any leading zeros in a number you end up with your required digit.See how that works for you.MIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/

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I have had this problem for nearly a month. When I type anywhere in IE it does this: "the quick rownfx jumped overthe lazy dg". It works fine in Firefox (but I dont like it) and works fine in Notepad or Wordpad etc. Here is what I have done so far.

Replaced Keyboard. (Gates you owe me $15.)
Gone though the "Add-ons" one by one.
Uninstalled Google Earth.
Uninstalled Itunes.
I spent 2 hours on the phone with Microsoft Tech Support.
They had me turning things on and off and still no solution. (I had plans to go see Jeff Dunham so I had to go. He was great BTW.)

Everything I have searched for has never had a solution.
HELP!!

Thanks

Jeremy

Answer:skipng leters we typing in intrnet exprer (Skipping Letters In Typing in IE)

Welcome to TSF

Go to Tools/Internet Options/Advanced Tab/ Reset button.

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Hello,

This is my first topic, so forgive me if i'm not exactly following the rules.
I have the exact same problem as discribed in this topic: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic461937.html

After a trojan (which is removed using Tdsskiller, gmer, Malwarebytes, Combofix & Kaspersky Internet Security 2012) i still have some problems:
- My desktop icons are rearranged after every restart.
- My computer loses the connection with the internet after several hours.

Can someone please help me?

Answer:Desktop icons rearranged after restart & internet connection stops after several hours

Hello,Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<== starting at step 6.Once the proper logs are created, then post them in a reply to this topic by using the Add Reply button. Since you have run ComboFix, please include the ComboFix log in the reply.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the post and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the reply and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, include the information that you were unable to produce the other logs, include the ComboFix log, and describe what happens when you try to create the other logs.Please note that I am not a member of the Malware Removal Team and will not be assisting you in removing the infection. I'm simply helping you to post the information they need in order to assist you.If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the team members.Orange Blossom

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On my Dell tablet Windows 8.1 when I use the onscreen keyboard the content of the screen shifts upward so what I'm typing isn't covered by the keyboard. My Surface Windows 8.1 doesn't do that which is very inconvenient as I can't see what I'm typing unless turn it sideways into portrait mode. Is there an adjustment for this? I hate the Dell and love the Surface except for this keyboard issue.

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Like when im typing its moves to the beginning or the middle just not where i want it too.

i know im not infected now.

its really bothering me a lot.

tx,
Linda

Answer:when typing, cursor moves throughout. doesnt stay where im typing.

Try disconnecting your mouse or updating the drivers/software for the mouse and see if the problem continues.
Is it wireless?

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I own a Lenovo 3000 y410  and as my title indicates it is constantly typing q even without  touching the keyboard.This doesn't seem like it is a physical problem because i was able to take the key totally off ( so that there was nothing on the sensor), and clean this area with compressed air. Even while the key was not there the problem continued, so it is not just a jammed key or anything.Could this be some other issue?Thanks

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Do hope you can help.

I type a few words in any program and then my Tecra A11 stops typing and there is no cursor or responsiveness until I click on the page I was typing on, reposition the cursor and I can then start typing again.

It's taken me several "clicks" to get this amount of text typed and this is driving me crazy. I can't seem to find why it is doing it.

Have you any ideas please?

Answer:Tecra A11 - typing stalls every few words in the middle of typing

It is not easy to understand what happen exactly.
Maybe I understand you wrong but i think the certain window where you are typing becomes inactive and you must activate it clicking on it.

Have i understood you right?

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I recently updated my laptop (Lenovo Z570) to Windows 10. Now whenever I'm trying to type anything (my password to log onto the computer, within a web browser, in a Word doc, etc) it will all of a sudden act as if I clicked somewhere else and doesn't acknowledge what I'm typing anymore. And then a second or two later it will recognize me typing again and allow me to type. It does not pick up where it left off though, it will just resume from whichever key I'm hitting at that moment. It took me double the length of time just to type this paragraph because it keeps stopping every few seconds.

Answer:Windows 10: Laptop now randomly stops typing while I'm typing anywhere. How can I fix this?

same problem here on my asus notebook, its really bad on windows central forums, I hope someone comments with a fix?

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Answer:lenovo z570 when typing n the 7n comes up and when typing b the 4b comes up

Hi ArtBell,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
You can check this Website
http://www.keyboardtester.com/
 
Then click on Launch the Tester
 
Now Press the n key or the b key
This is what you should have on the tester, indicatin only n key was pressed

 
No if this is what showed

 
This means that the Keyboard is getting two key pressed, Could be a HW fault on the keyboard it self.
You could call Service to have the keyboard Replaced
 
Regards
Solid Cruver
 
 





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Hi.
Anyone knows of great touch typing apps for iPad? One of my friend's kids need for their toddlers. I have currently recommended them Typing Fingers by Foriero as I have personally used it. It is by far the best I have come across. It is interactive, fun and graphical. It has 32 structured levels and is available in seven languages. Here is the link if any one of you wants to try:
www.foriero.com/en/pages/typing-fingers-page.php.
If someone has a better alternative than this app then please let us know. I would be awaiting for your replies.Hi.
Anyone knows of great touch typing apps for iPad? One of my friend's kids need for their toddlers. I have currently recommended them Typing Fingers by Foriero as I have personally used it. It is by far the best I have come across. It is interactive, fun and graphical. It has 32 structured levels and is available in seven languages. Here is the link if any one of you wants to try:
www.foriero.com/en/pages/typing-fingers-page.php.
If someone has a better alternative than this app then please let us know. I would be awaiting for your replies.

Answer:Touch Typing App- typing fingers

I get the feeling that this is Spam ~ FE told

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hello everyone

I changed my OS form vista to windows 7 home premium 32bit, since changing I'm facing problem when I'm typing.

The typing arrow move by its self while typing. for example if I'm writing a sentence the arrow suddenly move to beginning of the sentence or middle etc.

example : *I'm typing now* - * I'm tynowping*

its like I'm clicking there but I'm not!

I'm using Lenovo T400 and I updated all the drivers.

Answer:Moving typing error when typing

Dear Luna333,
Welcome! Sorry for the delay. Are you using a mouse OR the Touch pad(laptop). A moving cursor is quite common for laptops. I guess there is a way to disable the touch pad and allow use of the mouse.

Regards and best wishes,
sreedhav

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Windows 10 laptop. I connect it to an external monitor and use hdmi cable. My external monitor is my main monitor. I use the laptop monitor as the secondary monitor. I extend the display.

My desktop icons are always on my external monitor desktop. I had moved the hdmi cable connected to my laptop i believe which caused all my icons from my external monitor to go on the laptop monitor. Also there is even spacing on all of the icons. Has anyone had this happened? I then clicked sort and then it rearranged so there is no spacing etc. However, i then noticed hey why are my icons on my laptop monitor and not my external monitor.

Does anyone know why this happened? When i open chrome and other programs, it does open up on my external monitor though which is my primary monitor. I believe i can just drag each of the icons on my desktop on my laptop screen to my external monitor. So just do this and that fixes the issue right? Or is there a way to have all the icons just move to the external monitor. The reason i ask this is in case the icons just suddenly move to the laptop screen again.

Answer:Desktop Icons Rearranged To Laptop Monitor From External Monitor

If you booted up without the external connected, it likely switched the laptop screen to now be the main screen. Just go back in and double check which one is set to main.
I run dual screens on my laptop but leave the laptop screen as main. My external is a smaller screen than my laptops 17 inch screen. It's a portable 15 inch USB screen.
I on occasion boot up my laptop without the external connected. Having the laptop screen as the main screen helps in this situation.
I don't put any ICONS on my desktop, its just my personal preference. I launch my every day Apps/programs from my taskbar.

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Windows 10 laptop. I connect it to an external monitor and use hdmi cable. My external monitor is my main monitor. I use the laptop monitor as the secondary monitor. I extend the display.

My desktop icons are always on my external monitor desktop. I had moved the hdmi cable connected to my laptop i believe which caused all my icons from my external monitor to go on the laptop monitor. Also there is even spacing on all of the icons. Has anyone had this happened? I then clicked sort and then it rearranged so there is no spacing etc. However, i then noticed hey why are my icons on my laptop monitor and not my external monitor.

Does anyone know why this happened? When i open chrome and other programs, it does open up on my external monitor though which is my primary monitor. I believe i can just drag each of the icons on my desktop on my laptop screen to my external monitor. So just do this and that fixes the issue right? Or is there a way to have all the icons just move to the external monitor. The reason i ask this is in case the icons just suddenly move to the laptop screen again.

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Windows 10 laptop. I connect it to an external monitor and use hdmi cable. My external monitor is my main monitor. I use the laptop monitor as the secondary monitor. I extend the display.



My desktop icons are always on my external monitor desktop. I had moved the hdmi cable connected to my laptop i believe which caused all my icons from my external monitor to go on the laptop monitor. Also there is even spacing on all of the icons. Has anyone had this happened? I then clicked sort and then it rearranged so there is no spacing etc. However, i then noticed hey why are my icons on my laptop monitor and not my external monitor.



Does anyone know why this happened? When i open chrome and other programs, it does open up on my external monitor though which is my primary monitor. I believe i can just drag each of the icons on my desktop on my laptop screen to my external monitor. So just do this and that fixes the issue right? Or is there a way to have all the icons just move to the external monitor. The reason i ask this is in case the icons just suddenly move to the laptop screen again.

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Windows 10 laptop. I connect it to an external monitor and use hdmi cable. My external monitor is my main monitor. I use the laptop monitor as the secondary monitor. I extend the display.



My desktop icons are always on my external monitor desktop. I had moved the hdmi cable connected to my laptop i believe which caused all my icons from my external monitor to go on the laptop monitor. Also there is even spacing on all of the icons. Has anyone had this happened? I then clicked sort and then it rearranged so there is no spacing etc. However, i then noticed hey why are my icons on my laptop monitor and not my external monitor.



Does anyone know why this happened? When i open chrome and other programs, it does open up on my external monitor though which is my primary monitor. I believe i can just drag each of the icons on my desktop on my laptop screen to my external monitor. So just do this and that fixes the issue right? Or is there a way to have all the icons just move to the external monitor. The reason i ask this is in case the icons just suddenly move to the laptop screen again.

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I have a MacBook Air 2013 with a secondary monitor installed through a mini-display port-HDMI cable. I also have bootcamp installed in Windows 8.1 64 bits with all the latest drivers installed. The problem that I have is that when the computer wakes after it
goes to sleep, all the windows in the non-primary monitor moves to the primary monitor and I have to re-arranged them all over every time.

 

What I tried so far:

1. Installed the latests drivers from Microsoft and Intel HD Graphics 5000.

2. Look for the DMMEnableDDCPolling in
the registry. (not found only available for ATI cards)

3. Change the mini-displayport-HDMI cable for a new one that doesn't transmit the "power"
so that computer do not detect that the monitor was shutdown.

4. Change the resolution on boths monitors to native resolution

5. Change the primary display from external monitor to laptop monitor

6. Changer HKLM\Software\Microsoft\TMM\UseIViewHelper from 1 to 0

7. Try to get an answer from Apple, Intel and microsoft support.


 

Similar threads where I found this info:

Link
1

Link
2

Link 3

 

PLEASE HELP! I Don't know what else to do!

 

This do not happend on MacOS, it happends only in Windows.

 

Thanks, Andres Rormoser.


MacBook Air (13-inch Mid 2013), Windows 8.1

Answer:Windows gets rearranged in Windows 8.1 and secondary monitor when computer goes to sleep

You may also want to look into the model of monitor you are using. Some monitors do not transmit EDID signals when they switch over to standby mode or have limited support for EDID on some connections. Without the EDID signal, the monitor appears to have
been unplugged and thus results in the behavior you described.
If the monitor is not responsible for the lack of persistent detection, the remaining components are the graphics driver, graphics chipset, and integration of the graphics chipset with the motherboard.
Brandon
Windows Outreach Team- IT Pro
The Springboard Series on TechNet

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Anyone know if all PS3s are limited to an 8 character encryption key? Most recent system software (2.01), 10 character key resulted in a time-out but knocking two characters off worked. Netgear DG834, restricted to 802.11g.

Answer:PS3 WPA-PSK key - 8 characters max?

I'm not familiar with the PS3, but if it is for some strange reason restricted to 8 characters, you shouldn't worry much.

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