Keyboard Issue - Wrong Characters
Posted on 2006-11-14
I posted a question yesterday, which will be the same one as this one is. For some reason yesterday after I did what he said it worked, but now it doesn't? It worked fine until this morning, and now it is back to the same issue? I am not sure if it has anything to do with a sequence of keys I am entering that turns something on or what?
For example, when I am in IE, in the address bar, and hit the enter key, it enters vxcz, or the backspace enters y], or spacebar enters a "b"? This is really weird. I have went into my bios, but I don't have an option to restore defaults? Also, this is happening if I boot into dos also, so it is a system problem not a operating system problem?
It is a Dell Inspiron 600m laptop. I haven't had any problems until recently with this, and it all started the other night when I was working on it and I can't remember exactly what sequence I hit, but all of a sudden it started with this? I have looked around at other questions/answers to see if anything matches, which there are some close, but not exactly the same. I looked in the regional settings, everything is set to US and English, so not sure if any other options are supposed to be set or not?
I'll give 500 points for this because I am dead in the water trying to work without this computer.