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NewStartSameStory Fri 28-Sep-12 20:29:45

Sticky shift key settings. Mine were too sensitive and this cause the issue. It was to do with holding the shift key fractionally too long. It did stupid things. Can't remember how to check and lost my glasses so can't see well enough to find it for you. Somewhere in the control pannel would be my guess - accessibility settings seem to ring a bell.

willow777 Fri 28-Sep-12 19:35:43

If it's a dirty keyboard, how about hoovering it with a sock over the end of the nozzle to stop any keys flying up there (even MORE annoying to type with)...

Does it do it if you plug an external USB mouse in?

I very much doubt it's a virus.

It's either a dirty keyboard, or your touch settings are too sensitive on the touch pad.

I don't suppose you have a can of spray air? To blast the keyboard with? Just me then.

On a windows machine, check your sensitivity settings for the touch pad in control panel and set them to be more heavy handed so not activating it with a wave of your hand when typing.

willow777 Fri 28-Sep-12 18:58:16

try malwarebytes, that's helped me out in the past

omfgkillmenow Fri 28-Sep-12 18:55:09

I think it must be a virus as I have had the computer for a year and not had I this problem before but it seems to occur most when I press the shift but not all the time it comes and goes the letter I type tue rns just jumps into a word back in the last sentence but if I type really really slowly it is ok most of the time

NewStartSameStory Fri 28-Sep-12 18:54:37

COuld it be affected by a virus? When did you last perform full scan?

Snorbs Fri 28-Sep-12 18:48:15

You are likely to be accidentally touching the touchpad while you are typing.

1sassylassy Fri 28-Sep-12 18:29:57

What version of windows are you using?
What browser are you using?
Any chance you could have a virus?

omfgkillmenow Fri 28-Sep-12 17:48:54

bump its happening again, well not right now but a few minutes aga !!!
nowagain now is doing it yeah rithe

ErmahgerdPerngwens Wed 26-Sep-12 21:36:31

DS2 did something to my laptop that did something similar, it kept actually clicking things instead of scrolling over them as well.

Turning it off and on again worked, fortunately as I don't think I'd ever have been able to get to the control panel with things as they were!

somewheresomehow Wed 26-Sep-12 21:27:42

is it a lap top or desk top ?
could try this --
try Control Panel -> Mouse -> Pointer Options -> and uncheck "hide pointer while typing"

InvisibleHotPinkWeasel Tue 25-Sep-12 12:17:56

Are you hitting the track pad by accident?

Bluegrass Tue 25-Sep-12 12:17:53

Bit early for a drunk thread isn't it?

peeriebear Tue 25-Sep-12 12:17:48

I bet it's screamingly annoying.

missnevermind Tue 25-Sep-12 12:17:32

Have you switched it off and then on again grin [helpful]

omfgkillmenow Tue 25-Sep-12 12:16:30

kids probabaly im a cm had to ban them from using it cos eating over it but it only happens sometimes havent let kids use it for over a month and now its doing it again

SummerRain Tue 25-Sep-12 12:16:20

Turn it off and back on again.

InvisibleHotPinkWeasel Tue 25-Sep-12 12:16:17

Is it windows 7?

omfgkillmenow Tue 25-Sep-12 12:15:20

its a touch pad at the moment it seems fine but now and again it mings oves of its own accord and jumps things i perased ed get itagains doing it

AitchTwoOhOneTwo Tue 25-Sep-12 12:14:29

has someone dripped something onto your keyboard?

InvisibleHotPinkWeasel Tue 25-Sep-12 12:13:07

grin have you checked your mouse? Or is it a touch pad?

omfgkillmenow Tue 25-Sep-12 12:12:35

cursor keeps moving
comes out like gobdlegegook

omfgkillmenow Tue 25-Sep-12 12:11:34

oll me what the hell iomeone te

I am typing
the cursor keeps moving
and not yping what I nga m writiookbbdlygo
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