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Whenever I press any key on my laptop, the find box comes up

I guess something happened to my laptop - for a week now, whenever i open a program, (chrome, email, internet explorer, etc.) and start typing, the find box comes up after pressing the first key. Then I have to press ESC to get out of it, then i can type regularly. Been driving me crazy now. Its an acer aspire touchscreen. Any ideas?
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MontoyaProcess Improvement MgrCommented:
Yep.. crumbs on your keyboard? Drop some soda on it? I'd check your CTRL key and your F key at least..  

Just a thought, but I can't tell you how many times I've seem similar behavior over the years...

Another quick test, just switch keyboards (if you dont want to pry the keys out)
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CubbybulinAuthor Commented:
Yeah that's what i thought too, they seem fine, its just weird, i can press "b" and find box comes up. so you think its hardware related rather than some bug? i was ready to restore my laptop to earlier state before this started happening.
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MontoyaProcess Improvement MgrCommented:
attach an external keyboard and try it.. that should tell you rather quickly.. but you have to make sure the other keys on the laptop are all 'up' (not pressed or stuck down).
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CubbybulinAuthor Commented:
thanks, thats a good idea, i will do that
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