So did you ever get a fix?? I too had the same problem and was advised to switch to Mozilla - I did, it works perfectly but I like IE better - if it worked!! "PeanutsGangFan" wrote: > Ever since Internet Explorer 7 automatically installed I experience the > following problem: When I'm on the net and typing, many of the keboard > characters I type do not appear. Just while typing this, at least ten > characters were omitted. For example, I will type but not correct the > following popular keyboard training sentence: "No is the time for all god men > to come to he aide of their country." I do not experience this problem > except while on the internet... using Word, Excel, Access, etc... no probem. > The omitted characters seem random, and include all keys on the keyboard... > e.g.: even commas, periods, spaces, etc. are omitted. A solution would be > much appreciated.