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Keyboard Typing by Itself

Last response: in Windows 8
June 11, 2013 9:33:33 AM

OS: Windows 8 Pro 64 bit.
Keyboard: G19s and G19.
Problem: after a while using the computer intensively, the keyboard starts typing the letter "a" automatically and it won't go away until I restart the system. It usually happens when I am playing WoW.
I have tried disconnecting the keyboard and it still happens with no keyboard connect to the computer at all.
Solutions tried: Reformat the computer, reformat every HDD and once again clean install Windows, buy a new keyboard, changing USB ports, update drives and run anti-viruses.
Additional information: I used to have pretty much the same set up for over 6 months and it never happened before.

Does anyone know anything else I might wanna try?

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June 11, 2013 10:54:10 AM

Do you have a new neighbor? It a wireless keyboard have you changed channels? I have heard of muting the Mic helps as well.
June 11, 2013 2:32:39 PM

It is a wired keyboard, though. A gaming one (G19s). I have updated the BIOS and nothing.
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June 11, 2013 2:38:37 PM

If it is always an "a" that types itself, my guess would be either a defective keyboard, or something stuck in there. Have you tried a different keyboard to rule that out?
June 11, 2013 2:43:39 PM

Yes, I have tried a different keyboard. I bought a new one and it still doesn't work.
June 11, 2013 3:00:39 PM

Very strange! Did you get the latest drivers from the keyboard manufactures website, or let Windows find and install drivers?
June 11, 2013 3:06:17 PM

I got the drivers from Logitech's website.
It is up to date according to it.
June 11, 2013 3:21:55 PM

Is there a way to contact Logiteck directly? It is possible (but not likely) that they have a manufacturing defect and you happened to get 2 bad keyboards. Or it is possible that that keyboard has compatibility problems with WIN 8. Maybe try a non-gaming keyboard to see if the problem continues.

June 11, 2013 6:51:28 PM

I contacted them, I got the latest drives and they told me it is fully compatible with Windows 8. I tried a non-gaming, same thing happened. And it couldn't be the manufacturing thing because I bought the first one about seven months ago and it's a different model (G19 vs G19s).
June 12, 2013 8:12:43 AM

Have you tried muting your microphone?
June 23, 2013 9:53:30 PM

Hey! I am sorry for the long time to answer to this.
However, as it turns out... It was my mouse. For some reason, my G700 binded as "Mouse 5", after using a while that key to forward pages, or even use spells in-game, would cause the keyboard to type by itself the letter "a" (don't ask me why, as far as I am concern, it shouldn't press any key), now I am using it as letter "3" and it works fine. :]