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Old 03-12-2012, 12:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,
I have a HP pavilion g6. In the past few days, this problem has occurred twice. The second time it just went away, and I'm not sure how. But, here's the problem:

I don't know how it starts, but I can't type anything in text fields, and certain keys open programs, like commands. So, L logs me off, or E opens My Computer, etc. It just happens randomly, and apparently stops randomly as well. I have tried just restoring my computer, but it doesn't seem to help.

Does anyone have any Ideas on how to prevent this from happening again?


P.S. I'm not THE most tech savvy, but I know enough. I posted on this site, because I saw the same thread but with a desktop. The solved that problem by re-installing the keyboard drivers... But I'm not exactly sure I can do that.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
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What is your exact model?

Try reinstalling the chipset drivers. If that doesn't work, I'd open it up and check the keyboard ribbon connection. If that is snug, I'd look at getting a new keyboard from eBay.
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Try uninstalling and reinstalling your keyboard
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That will do little. As the keyboard drivers are in the chipset drivers.
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USB keyboard? Could you try re-seating the USB connection? Windows key is getting stuck.
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I think he's talking about his internal keyboard in his laptop.
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And we're in the laptop thread....hello! yeah, sorry.
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Did you showed it to the Store?
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Did you showed it to the Store?
Do not suggest that. The store is going to charge you money to fix it.
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