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option key stuck (not physically)

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WanjaBerlin Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Feb 17, 2013 6:05 AM

Hi there!


I don''t know how this could have happened, but my option key is always active, but is in no way physically stuck. I opened up my Macbook Air and when I started to write, I only got weird symbols. I restarted, but then I couldn't login, because my password got rejected. I booted using the Recovery HD and started the Terminal. After some typing I realized, that I constantly type with a pushed down option key. I tried to change the input source while in recovery, but this didn't help.


Anybody had this problem before? Any ideas?

Thank you so much!

MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.7.4)
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