Keyboard letters are scrambled up/joined together

  thedarkhorse89 19:23 16 Oct 2018

Hi everyone.

There's something wrong with my keyboard.

My letters are coming out scrambled or joined up - e.g. "o is lo" and "p is p-" and "l is lo". U makes a beeping sound.

I've tried uninstalling keyboard. Keyboard is set to English. I've tried FN and NumLock. What do you think, perhaps a malware thing?

Any thoughts would be much appreciated?

  thedarkhorse89 19:29 16 Oct 2018

Oh and computer is Toshiba. Windows 8.1.

And the problem fairly recent.

  alanrwood 19:35 16 Oct 2018

Try another keyboard as it could be a defect in the circuitry.

  lotvic 22:29 16 Oct 2018

Could be debris, crumbs etc. Unplug keyboard. Turn keyboard upside down and gently tap and shake also use a clean paintbrush or similar to help dislodge any debris stuck between and under keys.

What is Markdown?

Markdown lets you add more formatting to your post. Simply type in your post and it will display as written.

If you wish to add bold or italic characters, add a hyperlink to another website, a heading or a horizontal line, simply use the relevent icons above the text input field.

A preview of your post will appear in the grey box below. If you make a change and you're not happy, simply press the back arrow icon to undo.

Post a Reply

4500

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Red Dead Online release date and gameplay news

Create a glowing superhero

Mac mini 2018 review

Les meilleures prises CPL