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    Hi

    my computer seems to go to standby randomly and automatically

    I don't press anything, I'm in the middle of something, and then all of a sudden, it goes to stand by

    I have a desktop so its not a power issue like laptops; I've even made sure of that with the options

    Also, (and I think it is related), keys are being randomly pressed

    I was in the middle of writing a paper, and once in a while a random key like ` was entered onto the screen (not by me)


    how can i fix both issues?
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    (Original post by jhomie)
    Hi

    my computer seems to go to standby randomly and automatically

    I don't press anything, I'm in the middle of something, and then all of a sudden, it goes to stand by

    I have a desktop so its not a power issue like laptops; I've even made sure of that with the options

    Also, (and I think it is related), keys are being randomly pressed

    I was in the middle of writing a paper, and once in a while a random key like ` was entered onto the screen (not by me)


    how can i fix both issues?
    If you right click your desktop> properties>screen saver>power settings it could be that your computer has been told to go into standby mode after so many minutes without use? so just turn that off :-) it's usually a power saving thing, hope that does the trick.

    As for the random button pressing, I think you may have a ghost.. :rolleyes:
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    i think the power options before and it still goes to standby. As for the ghost, i hope not =P
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    If you have a wireless mouse/keyboard, even just a mobile phone could interrupt the signal.

    However, what youre describing sounds almost like a virus related problem. Google: spybot search and destroy, best freeware at detecting even a minor virus.
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    (Original post by Downesey)
    If you have a wireless mouse/keyboard, even just a mobile phone could interrupt the signal.

    However, what youre describing sounds almost like a virus related problem. Google: spybot search and destroy, best freeware at detecting even a minor virus.
    That's an anti-spyware/adware program, it doesn't attack viruses. Plenty of decent virus scanners out in the world though.
 
 
 
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