Keyboard problems

  Ashleigh11 22:47 08 Feb 2009
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When we try nd type on the eyboard on the desktop pc it has a tendancy to come up with a bunch of other letters.
Any ides on how it happened or how to fix it?

  PA28 22:52 08 Feb 2009

Any particular characters? Make sure you have the computer correctly set to UK. Can you try another keyboard?

  DieSse 22:54 08 Feb 2009

Can you explain in a bit more detail please.

And as above - have you tried another keyboard?

  Ashleigh11 22:56 08 Feb 2009

Not too sure if its particular letters. tried using a mac keyboard as thats all we had.
It was just not wrking this morning at all.
(had a session last night, went sleep then woke up and it was typing numeros etters at once.

  Graham. 23:01 08 Feb 2009

Using your keyboard, type the letters starting with qwerty.

  Graham. 23:04 08 Feb 2009

On here.

  Ashleigh11 23:08 08 Feb 2009

I'm using my laptop not the desktop.
I've just sat here and watched the keyboard be taken apart. To be honest I'm starting to suspect vodka was spilt on it. Just had it confirmed.
found liquid in the keyboard. Is it fixable?

  Graham. 23:14 08 Feb 2009

It may dry out and be OK. One time after a session, I woke to find someone had been sick on my face. I was OK later.

  DieSse 23:30 08 Feb 2009

Vodka is a bit oily.

You can wash it all in warmish water quite safely. Dry out thoroughly, at least overnight - in an airing cupboard is best.

New keyboards are pretty inexpensive if all else fails.

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