Why oh whyyyyy: keyboard problem

  kinger 17:02 17 Jul 2007

When I press 'y' on my keyboard, it either doesn't come out at all or loads of yyyyy's appear like that.

Is there a way I can test it on something or is it a virus?

I've taken the button off and it looks fine.

I cleaned it with air blast and it feels OK.

But when in use, it's yyyyy like the repeat is stuck on.

All other functions and buttons are fine.

Any help gratefully received.


  alan2273 17:14 17 Jul 2007

Can you try another key board as it sounds like the membrane under the key is faulty.

  Stuartli 18:20 17 Jul 2007

The key is obviously sticking, perhaps because you have been tapping it too hard on occasions.

However, as you seem to have done the obvious things perhaps a new keyboard is in order - they are cheap enough these days.

  kinger 21:27 17 Jul 2007

It's only a few months old and I can't find the receipt. Top of the range Logitec too.

Ah well, new one it must be then.

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