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On my MacBook Pro, sometimes I'll go to my address bar and type

superuser.com

and it'll come out as

upersuser.com

The first character seems to be waking up the keyboard or something, and the actual character I typed shows up in the middle of the keys after that.

Once it's awake and warmed up, it's never a problem again. But leave it for 60 seconds even, and it'll go back to this slightly-off behavior.

Things I have installed that might have something to do with the keyboard queue:

  • LaunchBar
  • TextExpander
  • SizzlingKeys

But all of these things have been there a long time, and this has only been acting up for a couple weeks.

Anyone else experiencing this?

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Nah, you've just got your localization set to 'Pig Latin'... –  atroon Jan 1 '10 at 20:49

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Which version of OS X are you running?

I know that on Leopard, there's a Keyboard Firmware Updater application (I can't find it on Snow Leopard). Maybe you could try to run it, see if there's an update. Your problem was a known issue a few month (year?) ago.

If I remember correctly, the application was under /Applications/Utilities.

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To clarify, Keyboard Firmware Updater is for the standalone Aluminum keyboards. Built-In Keyboard Firmware Updater from apple.com/downloads/macosx/apple/firmware_hardware/… is for some MacBook Pros. –  Chealion Jan 1 '10 at 19:59
    
Everything I downloaded from Apple indicates that "this computer does not need the update" so I haven't been successful yet. Haven't seen the behavior in a while, either, though. –  dnord Jan 7 '10 at 2:45

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