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In my laptop, the '*' charactee is automatically getting printed repeatedly (like when a key is stuck). I checked both the * characters in keyboard (number 8 and the number pad) but they are not stuck. Still, the character '*' repeating itself insanely which is really annoying.
Even when the system is booting up, this happens, as the system beeps continuously because of the character buffer overflows. And whenever I press someother key, the repeating of '*' character stops. But then, it starts again after sometime. :(
Does that mean my laptop keyboard is malfunctioning? Is there any way to resolve this?