Malfunction 'Alternate' key!

By dennislls
Oct 31, 2007
  1. I have a two-year old Twinhead notebook. The problem with it is its 'Alt' key which seems it is always being pressed. When i type 'f', the file menu appears, when i type 'h', the help menu appears. other keys seem to jam when this problem occur. It also affects the clicking of the mouse due to malfunction 'Alt' key. Sometimes it is ok, but most of the time, it goes haywire...can anyone help? Thanks very much.
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Sounds like either your keyboard needs cleaning, or it needs replacing.

    Because it`s a laptop you have, it may be better to have this done by a professional, particularly if you`re not comfortable in taking your laptop apart.

    Regards Howard :)
  3. dennislls

    dennislls TS Rookie Topic Starter

    anyone else encountered such a problem? hope there is a quick and easy and cheap remedy to it.... thanks
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