acer aspire one netbook ( not sure which model it is) keep pressing one of the dot like keys nonstop?

Josephlovestech45

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is it the motherboard possibly damaged somehow? i have a external usb keyboard thay works fine on my desktop pc plugged in to it and the issue persists either way. i also had a clean install of two operating systems (ubuntu mate 32 bit and lubuntu 32 bit) (currently have lubuntu on it) and the issue still persists. what could be causing this issue and is there a fix?
 

SoggyTissue

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hard to read, i am sorry. the extrenal keyboard 'works' on pc, but not on laptop?

with no external keyboard, the laptop repeatedly displays ................. or some other kind of dot (no need to show us this)?

the extrenal keyboard repeatedly displays .......... or some kind of other dot (no need to show us the dots)?

whatever it is, the cause is most likely a stuck micro switch in your keyboard.
if you smoke, the switches can become sticky with nicotine (no amount of cleaning will solve this).
 

SoggyTissue

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hard to read, i am sorry. the extrenal keyboard 'works' on pc, but not on laptop?

with no external keyboard, the laptop repeatedly displays ................. or some other kind of dot (no need to show us this)?

the extrenal keyboard repeatedly displays .......... or some kind of other dot (no need to show us the dots)?

whatever it is, the cause is most likely a stuck micro switch in your keyboard.
if you smoke, the switches can become sticky with nicotine (no amount of cleaning will solve this).
 
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