my keyboard has gone stupid!!!

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hi can anyone help please< all my keys arent doing what they are meant to for eg< my full stop is no more< all my numbers are the symbols< i have to have caps lock on for lower case>

and also< everytime io click a link its opens a new window< and another thing< i cant use my curser keys to go back and correct words that are typo cos it highlights them and then deletes them<

please help :eek:
He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.


If you really cant knit very well, then practise drumming with the needles...

:j
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  • crampo_2crampo_2 Forumite
    428 Posts
    what OS do u have?
    Peter: Hey Lois... what's this word? Lois: Evil. Peter: And this one? Lois: Knievel. Peter: And this one? Lois: Was. Peter: And this one? Lois: Born. Peter: And this one? Lois: In.
    Peter: And this one? Lois: Montana. Peter: Ah... oh, hey Lois did you know Evil Knievel was born in Montana? Family Guy - I Take Thee, Quagmire 04x21
  • Tia_Maria06Tia_Maria06 Forumite
    777 Posts
    windows xp>>> oh its driving me crackers!!
    He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.


    If you really cant knit very well, then practise drumming with the needles...

    :j
  • crampo_2crampo_2 Forumite
    428 Posts
    Is the keyboard setup propley . On the language settings. Should Be Set up on "English (United Kingdom"). as standard most are setup as American.
    Peter: Hey Lois... what's this word? Lois: Evil. Peter: And this one? Lois: Knievel. Peter: And this one? Lois: Was. Peter: And this one? Lois: Born. Peter: And this one? Lois: In.
    Peter: And this one? Lois: Montana. Peter: Ah... oh, hey Lois did you know Evil Knievel was born in Montana? Family Guy - I Take Thee, Quagmire 04x21
  • Tia_Maria06Tia_Maria06 Forumite
    777 Posts
    i cant find it< i went into control panel and it [email protected] say> i am using mozilla too
    He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.


    If you really cant knit very well, then practise drumming with the needles...

    :j
  • Tia_Maria06Tia_Maria06 Forumite
    777 Posts
    [email protected] checked the language from control panel and its english> i think i pressed and held downa a button and then it said toggle something but i was on the phone and didnt take any motice>>>shall i do system restore
    He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.


    If you really cant knit very well, then practise drumming with the needles...

    :j
  • crampo_2crampo_2 Forumite
    428 Posts
    if you press shift 5 times it brings up the sticky keys feature
    Peter: Hey Lois... what's this word? Lois: Evil. Peter: And this one? Lois: Knievel. Peter: And this one? Lois: Was. Peter: And this one? Lois: Born. Peter: And this one? Lois: In.
    Peter: And this one? Lois: Montana. Peter: Ah... oh, hey Lois did you know Evil Knievel was born in Montana? Family Guy - I Take Thee, Quagmire 04x21
  • Tia_Maria06Tia_Maria06 Forumite
    777 Posts
    oh thats not done anything<<< i could cry!
    He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.


    If you really cant knit very well, then practise drumming with the needles...

    :j
  • -TangleFoot--TangleFoot- Forumite
    4.7K Posts
    Part of the Furniture Combo Breaker
    Take a look at the Accessibility Options in the Control Panel; you may have enabled one of them (FilterKeys?) by accident.
  • Tia_Maria06Tia_Maria06 Forumite
    777 Posts
    nope< nothing is ticked
    He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.


    If you really cant knit very well, then practise drumming with the needles...

    :j
  • -TangleFoot--TangleFoot- Forumite
    4.7K Posts
    Part of the Furniture Combo Breaker
    Hmm... is one of the keys on your keyboard labelled F Lock?
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