Thread: keys acting up?
10-02-2006, 12:57 PM #1cwaters1184Guestkeys acting up?
Hi, im new to mac's and this OS. i just recently got a powerbook G4. My problem is that for some reason now some of my keys are doing things that werent before. for example, when i hit F12 the dashboard comes up but when i hit it again to minimize it, it minimizes and then comes back up really quick at the same time turning down my brighness on the screen 1 bar. if i hit the arrow over --> while typing i get 8IK, whys it doing this? thanks
10-03-2006, 12:27 AM #2cwaters1184Guest
come on guys, nothing? i do have 10.4.8 that i updated yesterday, everything was working fine with the update untill this morning.. i dont know if thats the problem or something esle. im about to just delete the OS and start again.. uggh.
10-03-2006, 12:29 AM #3sursucioflaGuest
Noooooooooo...........Don't do that. I know there is a thread about things you can do. Search for it and maybe you find it before I do.
10-03-2006, 12:33 AM #4sursucioflaGuest
Did you do combo update?
Try to redo update. Repair permissions maybe.
10-03-2006, 12:47 AM #5
Originally Posted by cwaters1184
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- Oct 27, 2005
Also, check to see that a different keyboard layout hasn't recently been activated in the "International" Sys Prefs Pane or that your FN key isn't stuck.
All the above came from my search of the forums.
10-03-2006, 01:12 PM #6cwaters1184Guest
ok i have no idea why or what i did but it works now, so thanks im just going to let sleeping dogs lie....
10-03-2006, 01:40 PM #7
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10-03-2006, 04:02 PM #8cwaters1184GuestOriginally Posted by PowerBookG4
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