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Urk. My keyboard is giving me problems. It started right after a blackout. It was working perfectly fine before that.

The quotation keys, the question mark and slash keys, and the shifted , and . do not work properly. It is rather annoying. They seem to be mixed up.

I tried unplugging and replugging the keyboard, and restarting the computer. I do not know what else to do.
I am stuck. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Last Post by Mana_Prysm
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Hello,

Your keyboard may have taken a static shot and zapped out. It can happen.

But -- do you have a keyboard that supports the "number pad" on the keyboard? Some laptops do this, and instead of letters, you will get numbers. If that is the case, you might have a number pad problem.

If it is a hardware issue, you might need to go and get another USB keyboard.

Christian

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The number pad still works fine, except for the '.' it ends up as a comma instead...

It's just a few keys that don't work... They've moved... o_O'''
Man, I centainly hope I don't have to buy a new one... what a pain.. It's not like it's plugged in without a surge protector or anything....

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Hi,

Can you try this keyboard on a different computer? I'd like to isolate if it is a keyboard problem, or a computer issue. My guess is that the keyboard will show the problem on the new computer too.

Christian

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Hmmm... I'll have to wait until my brother comes over with his computer. My mom's computer is much older and doesn't use USB...

I just finished giving it a THOROUGH cleaning... (Popping off every single key and cleaning under it carefully) It did nothing. :(

So I'll bang him out an e-mail.

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Okay, so my keyboard is working quite well now. My brother came out and scared the computer demon away. :P

But seriously, it was the keyboard setting in International Prefs that somehow got messed up. I switched it back to US, and now it's working just fine again. Phew. I was defenately not looking forwards to buying a new keyboard.

Apple never even got back to me on it. *twitch*

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