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Old 01-10-2008, 05:30 PM   #1
Lola Kews
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Keyboard receptiveness problem I think!


Hello, I think I'm at the right site for this question because it should be adjustable (keyboard).
First off I'm a 2 finger typist that is experiencing a problem with letters not typing for some reason lately. In other words when I type a sentence/word sometimes/often a letter will be dropped and I have to back up and retype!

Running SUSE Open 10.2. Very fast system so that is not the problem.

Open to suggestions as to the problem.
 
Old 01-10-2008, 05:35 PM   #2
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Have you tried cleaning under the keys? That may be the culprit. Or use a second keyboard to mae sure the problem is with the k/b and not elsewhere?
 
Old 01-11-2008, 01:57 PM   #3
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Have you tried cleaning under the keys? That may be the culprit. Or use a second keyboard to mae sure the problem is with the k/b and not elsewhere?
Yes, I've tried electronics cleaner and compressed air.
 
Old 01-11-2008, 03:47 PM   #4
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If it's a USB keyboard or ps/2 keyboard I'd suggest prising the keys off and cleaning them in water/soap - I've never yet destroyed a keyboard doing that!

Alternatively, do you have a second keyboard you can use so that you can see if it's a problem with the keyboard or the OS?
 
  


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