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Stuck key?

By davidph
Jan 27, 2010
  1. I have an older xp computer that hasn't given me a lot of problems until recently. It appears that the "5" key is stuck. Any where I click is immediately filled with number 5's. I have connected two other keyboards and it still happens. I can't even log-in because the password box is filled up with "5"s. Is something else fried?

    Thanks
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  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,230   +232

    What kind of keyboard, PS2 or USB?
     
  3. davidph

    davidph TS Rookie Topic Starter

    what kind?

    It is a usb. However, it still does it even if the key board is unhooked.
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,230   +232

    If this is a desktop, the keyboard processor on the motherboard may be damaged. You might try and reinstall Windows and see if the problem disappears

    How old is this computer?
     
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