keyboard producing wrong characters in XP
- From: Badger <Badger.1ogedo@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 3 May 2005 06:22:42 +0000
Thanks Bruce, it was the NumLk key... problem solved!
Bruce Chambers Wrote:
> Badger wrote:-
> I have a Sony VAIO laptop running Windows XP. I was using it last
> 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
> kbdclass.sys and isapnp.sys from another Windows XP machine; and
> booting after running MSConfig and selecting Diagnostic Startup.
> Any help would be appreciated!
> Have you tried turning off the NumLock, and verifying the correct
> language settings in the Control Panel's Regional and Language
> Bruce Chambers
> Help us help you:
> You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on
> both at once. - RAH