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Posted by: John R.      5 Aug 2009 @ 14:39
Problem

Can anyone help,whenever I click on anything on screen I get the message @ the bottom left hand corner stating "stopped" I cannot access anything as I am only able to type the first letter of passwords before the screen is taken back to the beginning. because of this I can't access tools etc.

Reply by: Alan B. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Cambridge, CB22      5 Aug 2009 @ 15:04
RE: Problem

Exactly what are we talking about here, John? Is this problem confined to a particular program or does it happen with anything in Windows?

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Reply by: Jon S. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Morecambe, LA3      5 Aug 2009 @ 15:36
RE: Problem

you have given us very little to go on, but my guess would be a faulty keyboard
Is it a laptop?

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Reply by: John R.      5 Aug 2009 @ 17:26
RE: Problem

The problem is with everything,I am not even able to log on to my computer as when I get asked for my password I cannot enter anything as it flashes for entry then doesn't allow me to punch anything.

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Reply by: Seth N. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Wembley, HA0      5 Aug 2009 @ 17:58
RE: Problem

Hi

As suggested by Jon Stagg have you checked the keyboard.

Try to unplug the keyboard and restart the computer and plug it back again.

Please let us know.

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Reply by: John  R.      5 Aug 2009 @ 18:17
RE: Problem

Yes it is a laptop, the keyboard seems to work as when I try to log onto a site it will start loading the site for a second and then stop and I will get the message"stopped" appear in the bottom left of the screen, as though something was blocking the site / drop down etc from coming up.

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Reply by: Alan D. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Oakham, LE15      5 Aug 2009 @ 22:51
RE: Problem

As it is a laptop, can you find/borrow a standard PC keyboard and plug that into your laptop and use that. Then see if the problem goes away. If so, it suggests that there is a problem with your keyboard. Have you spilled anything on it? Most laptop keyboards are not too difficult to replace, and are relatively cheap, as long as it is the keyboard itself that has a problem. If it is the controller chip, that gets expensive.

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Reply by: Jon S. PCIQ IT ProfessionalIT Professional in Morecambe, LA3      5 Aug 2009 @ 23:21
RE: Problem

you say "when I try to log onto a site it will start loading the site"
yet
"I am not even able to log on to my computer as when I get asked for my password I cannot enter anything "

If you cannot get into windows how can you be attempting to log into a site?

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Reply by: john  r.      6 Aug 2009 @ 14:46
RE: Problem

I will try and plug in a keyboard and see if that works. the problem is intermittent, albeit it seems to allow 1 logon and thats it!

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