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Problem that starts with *apparent* sticking caps lock key

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Nov 16, 2012 7:58 PM

I have a mid-2009 MacBook Pro (two weeks outside of AppleCare, of course!).  Last night, it appeared the caps lock key was sticking. It would type in all caps even when I hit the button and the green indicator light went off. Moments later, I noticed that the option that shows you all the windows on the same screen was suddenly going very, very slow. I tried to restart but it started in safe mode - twice. It finally started correctly on the third or fourth reboot. I hoped it was a fluke.

 

Unfortunately it's happening again and rebooting doesn't seem to fix it - I can't put in my password to login because it thinks I'm typing in all caps.

 

Any ideas, please?  Thanks.

Mac OS X (10.4.4)
  • clintonfrombirmingham Level 7 Level 7 (26,740 points)

    See ds store's user tip - Step by Step to fix your Mac.

     

    Maybe some of the pointers there would apply...

     

    Clinton

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