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Why can I all of a sudden only type ‘abcdefgh 1234560’ on my

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Why can I all of a sudden only type ‘abcdefgh(###) ###-#### on my MACBOOK AIR 2013 (running Mojave)?

Welcome to JustAnswer. My name is Ren and hope you are doing great. I will be assisting you today. May I ask what troubleshooting steps have you done ?

 

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Please do this, Turn off your macbook air

 

Resetting NVRAM

Locate the following keys on the keyboard: Command (⌘), Option, P, and R. Turn on your Mac. Press and hold the Command-Option-P-R keys immediately after you hear the startup sound. Hold these keys until the computer restarts and you hear the startup sound for a second time.

Customer: replied 24 hours ago.
‘P’ and ‘R’ ... hmmm, a bit of a problem given the nature of my issue!!! Lol!

That's ok, as long as you follow the steps above it will refresh your system.

Customer: replied 23 hours ago.
If i log out i won’t be able to get back in as my PASSWORD REQUIRES LETTERS THAT AREN’T REGISTERING ON THE KEYBOARD

You will need to have USB keyboard if that is the case. but normally if you follow the steps above it will solve the issue.

Customer: replied 23 hours ago.
Ok, i’ll have to go and buy a keyboard then! Thanks for your support.

You are welcome.

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