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While using my computer today, chrome randomly decided when I clicked on a bookmark link to attempt to download a file, or if it was a forum page it would download a forum.php page. At the same time, I was unable to type any text to any text areas on the screen. When rebooting, I was unable to type password into the text field.

Eventually rebooting while having the keyboard unplugged solved the issue, but I'm wondering if I may have a hardware issue (it's never done this on this system since it was built, the keyboard is a few years old and a stock logitech USB keyboard), or a possible software issue (using AVG virus scan on windows 7. Has always come back clean.)

So anything I could check to get a definitive answer, or should I be getting the windows disk out and looking to format?

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Does the keyboard only fail when using Google Chrome? For some troubleshooting, try Google Chrome Portable and let me know if you still have the same problem. If so, try disabling plugins in GC Portable by going to chrome://plugins/ and restarting the browser. If GC Portable works well now with no plugins, then we can go and fix your actual Chrome installation. – iglvzx Feb 26 '12 at 2:23
@iglvzx Nope had the same issue with firefox, notepad, etc... – canadiancreed Feb 26 '12 at 3:41

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