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the case of the missing keystrokes

By carsjam ·
Hello all,
An annoying problem has crept into my laptop (a Toshiba, for what it's worth -- I'm also using XP). Approximately every 15th character I type is skipped. The problem seemed to arise when DEP came into play, but playing with the DEP settings has not yielded any lasting results. (When I check NMain.exe, it unchecks the nex

I've also tried going to IE8, but the problem also occurs in Notepad when IE is not running.

I've tried upgrading and reinstalling the keyboard driver... no change.

I did notice that Toshiba has an update to the BIOS driver for my machine, but I am a little intimidated to do this update.

Any ideas?
Jim

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"Approximately..." ?? ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to the case of the missing k ...

So what is your typing speed?

So that we can tell how often the error occurs.

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keyboards

by Dr Dij In reply to the case of the missing k ...

have roll-over FIFO buffer in hardware.
maybe is gone bad. In this case BIOS upgrade would not help.

when kb is directly on laptop not sure if it still does or is in PC.

I'm guessing it still does to reduce CPU interuptions.

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