keyboard producing wrong characters in XP




Thanks Bruce, it was the NumLk key... problem solved!

Badger

Bruce Chambers Wrote:
> Badger wrote:-
> Hi
>
> I have a Sony VAIO laptop running Windows XP. I was using it last
> night
> when, without warning, some of the keys started to produce wrong
> characters when typing. These errors are consistent in all programs
> when running XP, except that I can log on with a password that uses
> some of the affected keys when I turn on the laptop (but not after
> hibernation) and all the keys work consistently accurately if I use a
> text editor when logged on in Safe mode... suggesting it isn't a
> hardware fault but something that's corrupted in XP itself.
>
> I have tried the following without success: uninstalling the keyboard
> drivers via the Device Manager; installing new copies of
> i8042prt.sys,
> kbdclass.sys and isapnp.sys from another Windows XP machine; and
> booting after running MSConfig and selecting Diagnostic Startup.
>
> Any help would be appreciated!
>
> Thanks
>
> Badger
>
> -
>
>
> Have you tried turning off the NumLock, and verifying the correct
> language settings in the Control Panel's Regional and Language
> Options?
>
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