my computer types on it's own!

  gerry54 16:23 01 Apr 03

I have an advent 6422 running xp home edition. It has suddenly started hanging and then starts typing on its own when I am in a programme like word, yahoo, excel, emails; in fact any programme where it is possible to type. The words are random, but it will type for ever if left. Norton says no virus. Nothing in clipboard



  Megatyte 16:26 01 Apr 03

Do you think it might be trying to tell you something?... ;o)

  leo49 16:32 01 Apr 03

Have you got the speech to text thingy turned on?
Don't have XP myself but I've read of this happening.


  woodchip 16:32 01 Apr 03

Leave it for a bit it may write a book that you can sell. But no it sounds like you need to remove your MSOffice and reinstall plus have you loaded all patch files for it

  chrishillcoat 16:35 01 Apr 03

Did it write this post as well?

  leo49 16:38 01 Apr 03


  Ben Avery (Work) 16:45 01 Apr 03

Maybe someone has a REALLY good trojan horse on ya poota and they just happen to be majorly dyslexic?



  gerry54 16:48 01 Apr 03

so far so funny- thanks for the laugh, I needed that. No it won't write a book nor did it post the query, it isn't that clever unfortunately. No speech on, will try reinstalling office.


  « Ravin » 16:52 01 Apr 03

any chance that you use a HP wireless keyboard and do you have a neighbor using the same thing? :o)

  Ben Avery (Work) 16:55 01 Apr 03


  Ben Avery (Work) 16:56 01 Apr 03

On Ravin's point, have you tried another keyboard, it may be faulty?


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