My laptop keyboard does not type correctly. It will jump around while I'm typing, and will type different keys, and sometimes delete some text that I had typed previously. Is it possible that I could order a new part, or just fix this? I paid over $1,000 for this laptop, and I don't really want a new laptop.
look on ebay for a new keyboard, but not before you reformat and see if it is software related. if your friends like to play pranks they can install some software to mess with you.
answered Aug 15 '12 at 21:28
lap tops tend to take a beating I would first a few things first a good cleaning under all the keys this is not the easyest things but with some time anda big can of air you should be able to get it celaned up once had a friend with a messed up key on there keyboard was causing all kinds of crazy issues we found a cat nail under the keys.
the other things I would do is look into the touch pad setting point setting key response speeds .
sometimes these setting can get changed and we dont notice the touch pad gets so quick and sensitive it picks up the shadow of your hands and fingers as you type , Ubuntu has a feature now where while you are typing the touch pad is deactivated so the jumping of the cursor and such dont happen..
if you are using a wireless mouse make sure it is in good working order the battery is new and the windows setting on it are good ..
try a your lap top with a USB or wireless keyboard and with track pad set off see if that fixes things , if the key board is messed up the lowest cost repair would be to use a small wireless keyboard not perfect solution but will allow you to use the lap top for the duration of its life :)
answered Aug 15 '12 at 21:33