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Dell Inspiron 1318 Keyboard problem

\015 My wife's computer is a Dell Inspiron 1318. She bought it last year sometime and now it having some problems. Her keyboard has decided to work when it feels like or it will start making the ding sound like a button is being pushed down. Many times when this happens I tried typing into the word processor to find that some letters would do things, like pressing the "d" key would type out the current date, the "i" key would make space like and indent. This action would be because a modifier key is being stuck down, but I don't know which one and how to stop it. There was also a time when the "V" key decided to repeat itself then it stopped and I tried typing something and the "V's" that were written all disappeared instantly and then the first space was highlighted and wouldn't let me type anything again. It is really frustrating especially when the dings start happening. And now it decided to continuosly press "V" again and opened her "Ventrilo."\015

Answers :

If it is still under warranty just call Dell and have them send a replacement keyboard. If not, either try cleaning her laptop keyboard or just pick up a new one off some place like ebay for about $10.00 with free shipping.
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