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Re: Keyboard is typing backwards!
« Reply #45 on: January 26, 2011, 03:59:45 PM »
And your point is what ? ?
Curious minds what to know,
1. What was wrong with his computer?
2. Did he ever fix?
3. Is it part of global shift?
Already  the number of mobile-devices does  exceed the number of people in the world.

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Re: Keyboard is typing backwards!
« Reply #46 on: January 26, 2011, 04:06:00 PM »
Yeah, a big pile of global shift.

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Re: Keyboard is typing backwards!
« Reply #47 on: January 31, 2011, 07:11:44 PM »
Even if you have the same issue?
Would you really expect to get a viable solution from a three year old thread?
There are software and hardware changes(in the least) that are probably going to make the fix obsolete.
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Re: Keyboard is typing backwards!
« Reply #48 on: April 28, 2011, 09:29:43 PM »
It was my mouse. It has a scroll left or right when you press left or right on the scroll wheel. I changed the mouse and it was fixed.

I'm replying to this because its in the top 10 on google. So you may want to keep this thread open as this is a real solution.

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Re: Keyboard is typing backwards!
« Reply #49 on: April 29, 2011, 05:23:59 AM »
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Re: Keyboard is typing backwards!
« Reply #50 on: April 29, 2011, 05:51:32 AM »

***sigh***

 ;D my thoughts entirely, was going to comment but i usually get 'told off'.
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    Re: Keyboard is typing backwards!
    « Reply #51 on: May 19, 2012, 12:41:36 PM »
    It was my mouse. It has a scroll left or right when you press left or right on the scroll wheel. I changed the mouse and it was fixed.

    I'm replying to this because its in the top 10 on google. So you may want to keep this thread open as this is a real solution.

    I just now had the same problem, yes it's an OLD thread, yes it's not great etiquette but on other forums of which I am a member, we live and let live. But yes, IT'S PROBABLY THE MOUSE! There are no other intelligent answers in the first 10-20 Google search links, most of which are Yahoo Answers which are usually just troglodytes responding and unhelpful. To someone having this PITA problem, this thread is a sanity saver.

    I was using a wireless USB optical mouse, it has been exhibiting scroll drift which was only mildly annoying, then I booted up a few minutes ago and could not click a shortcut on the desktop, any folder I clicked highlighted the Recycle Bin, and the Start menu likewise was useless. I put in a new battery, though there was no low battery warning and no lag typical of a failing battery. When I then opened Chrome to do a Google search, everything I typed was backwards, so I typed a search string backwards to make it coherent, found a lot of useless crap, and then thought to swap out my mouse, which solved the issue, so it wasn't malware or Java or needing to switch my language settings from Western to Unicode, LOL, though that worked for some dummy. I'm now using an old RadioShack USB wired mouse that I found in someone else's box of junk long ago, but which has bailed me out on a few prior occasions of mouse input issues.

    So then I found this thread halfway down the search page and finally got to it, but if I hadn't thought to swap my mouse, this thread on this forum would have saved a huge amount of frustration. Whether because of the April post or because it has been indexed by Google enough to keep showing up, it's a great help, and anyone who finds it should have feelings of gratitude to this forum, so minimal snarkiness would reflect better on the members who live here.

    I expect my other mouse has dust in the scrollwheel so will check that out later.


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    Re: Keyboard is typing backwards!
    « Reply #52 on: May 19, 2012, 01:27:32 PM »
    on other forums of which I am a member, we live and let live.

    This one is different. Here we kill.


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    Re: Keyboard is typing backwards!
    « Reply #53 on: May 19, 2012, 05:30:17 PM »
    I never did see the answer.
    I anon going to put this on my calendar a check once a year to see if the answer is ever given.   ::)
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    Re: Keyboard is typing backwards!
    « Reply #54 on: May 19, 2012, 05:50:16 PM »
    Once again, the Computer Hope team, that ragtag band of warriors, poets, interlopers and thieves, through dogged determination, sheer cussedness, and good ol' American ingenuity, provides yet another answer to a user's computer crisis.  Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds, although it is a long way to Tipperary.  Good night, Mrs. Calabash, wherever you are.

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    Re: Keyboard is typing backwards!
    « Reply #55 on: May 19, 2012, 06:20:53 PM »
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    ....Computer Hope team, that ragtag band of warriors, poets, interlopers and thieves...
    Why was I left out?  >:(
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    Re: Keyboard is typing backwards!
    « Reply #56 on: May 19, 2012, 07:21:08 PM »
    OK!  All right, already!   ::)

    Once again, the Computer Hope team, that ragtag band of warriors, poets, saints, sinners, politicians, prestidigitators, mercenaries, ex-patriots, interlopers and thieves, through dogged determination, sheer cussedness, and good ol' American ingenuity, provides yet another answer to a user's computer crisis.  Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds, although it is a long way to Tipperary.  Don't take any wooden nickels.  Good night, Mrs. Calabash, wherever you are.

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      Re: Keyboard is typing backwards!
      « Reply #57 on: May 19, 2012, 07:37:34 PM »
      check the keyboard settings..in the control panel.....i suppose your time settings /or fonts out also....the us setting is 101

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      Re: Keyboard is typing backwards!
      « Reply #58 on: May 19, 2012, 07:37:45 PM »
      From Google right to left text
      Bi-directional text  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bi-directional_text

      What languages are read from right to left?
      http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_languages_are_read_from_right_to_left

      Right-to-left text editing   https://support.google.com/docs/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=65166

      Right-to-left language features
      http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/right-to-left-language-features-HA010354392.aspx

      This last link above is very informative to Word users who deal with eastern languages as well as European.
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      If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, before you can use any of the right-to-left features in Microsoft Office, or even correctly display right-to-left scripts, you must Add an input language and enable the keyboard layout for the right-to-left language.
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      Re: Keyboard is typing backwards!
      « Reply #59 on: May 19, 2012, 07:58:56 PM »
      I know what the problem is.

      It's Leonardo daVinci's keyboard.

      Leonardo, being a left-handed genius, wrote backward, so as not to smear the ink from his quill.
      He then read his writing in a mirror.

      It only makes sense that his keyboard would be the same.


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