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Have a problem with it. it's as if the shift key is always pressed . number doesn't work and some if not all the letter i press are capital. it's very annoying.

i tried rebooting ,unpluging, taking out the keys and cleaning up . nothing have worked .

i droped some drops of coca cola on it before but it never went really far down the keys before i cleaned it . but now i just got a few orange juice on it and it seems to have pissed it off. by few i mean some drops from a finished glass.

my finger is tired as i write with the visual keyboard .

did i lost my keyboard or is there something to do. is it because it was with pulp and it's the worst thing in the world for it? is it mad at me because it's a no pulp activist...

also if i plug the mouse in the keyboard usb port it sometimes click on it's own . weird.
Edited by Marc-Olivier Beaudoin - 10/25/11 at 8:04pm
    
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Have you pulled the keycaps to see if there is sticky residue on the switches?
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i have and there's nothing.
    
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As a temporary fix, I think you can turn caps lock on if you want lower case. Unforruanetly, I don't know what could be wrong with your keyboard. Taking it from the top, the stem could be stuck in the down position, the traces could be bridged, the keyboard's electronics could have gone bad, or windows is making a mistake. Do you have any other keyboards you could test it against?

This is just a hunch, but is the key still clicky? If the clicky part broke, the switch would remain closed.
    
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Razer workmanship is terrible, that is why many people stay away from their products.
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Razer workmanship is terrible, that is why many people stay away from their products.
Not many keyboards are designed to have liquid spilled on them...
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Is sticky keys enabled?

Edit: I'm not messing around LOL, check that sticky keys isn't enabled
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Not many keyboards are designed to have liquid spilled on them...
Yes but a spill would decimate the whole board not just 1 key.

My mouse and keyboard from Razer did the same thing 3-6 months into ownership with no spills.
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Check and see if any macros are bound to it, I've done that on accident. Total mistake on my behalf. Download the drivers here if you don't have em, it gives you a tool to edit them. I disabled my macro button to save myself from doing that again.
 
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Yes but a spill would decimate the whole board not just 1 key.
That's not true at all. I've spilled a drink on a keyboard before and it didn't destroy the keyboard, just made some keys sticky which was fixed by pulling the keycaps and cleaning the offending keys,
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