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My keyboard is acting strange

  1. #1


    Manchester
    Posts : 47
    Windows 8.1 64 Bit

    My keyboard is acting strange


    On my number pad, 7 is 8. On the main numbers 8 brings up search charm, 0 reloads a page. Along with other strange stuff. Keyboard settings are correct for my region, please help this is driving me mad.

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  2. #2


    Sadly, you told us nothing about this computer so we don't even know if this is a notebook with integrated keyboard or a PC and separate keyboard. I would try a different keyboard to verify it is not your keyboard.
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  3. #3


    Manchester
    Posts : 47
    Windows 8.1 64 Bit


    Try looking at my system specs, its all there.
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  4. #4


    Try looking at my system specs, its all there.
    Thanks. Note that many users have more than one computer. I have 6 in this house, not counting my notebook. And some users seek help with computers belonging to their friends or relatives. So unless you specify the specs in your post, or state this is the computer listed in "My System Specs", we cannot assume it is.

    Beyond that, nothing else has changed. You still need to swap keyboards to determine if the problem is your keyboard, or something in the computer.
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  5. #5


    Manchester
    Posts : 47
    Windows 8.1 64 Bit


    I figured it out anyway, it was Voice Attack. Closing it fixes it, so will only use it when gaming.
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  6. #6


    Great! I am glad you got it sorted out and thanks for posting back with your findings.
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