When I type in MS Word the words get mixed up

Question

When I type in Microsoft word or my outlook email sometimes the words automatically get mixed up...such as...it usually happens after pressing the letter "o" everything after it drops onto another line and gets wrapped into other text......is this a virus?

Answer

This question was answered on March 24, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

It might be that either you need to clean the keyboard, or you need to check the plug from your keyboard Also try swapping the keyboard with another known good one If the problem goes away then you have a bad keyboard If it doesn't then either the keyboard drivers are corrupt or you have a bad motherboard.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 24, 2004