Wireless keyboard printing multiple keystrokes

i am using one of the cheapest wireless keyboard available in our country (Zebronics make). It was working fine earlier. I was not using it for sometime (because i got laptop keyboard). I tried it recently it is not working.

the usb receiver is plugged in and i got a new battery. when i press certain keys multiple keys are being printed on the screen. can someone guide me on how to resolve this.

Try plugging your dongle into a different USB port.

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i tried … still no use.

I was researching on what was going on keyboard. Thought my keyboard is dead. I was researching on some split or ergo keyboard for programming related stuff. Now, i am able to conclude it is not available in India or it is very very pricey. So got an idea to remap my existing keys. This way i can work with the similar mods for future keyboards. there are many excellent works in this regard. decided to go for kbct, thanks to archwiki.

then i am able to run the test to figure out what is happening with my keyboard.

🐍$sudo evtest
No device specified, trying to scan all of /dev/input/event*
Available devices:
/dev/input/event0:	Lid Switch
/dev/input/event1:	Power Button
/dev/input/event10:	Video Bus
/dev/input/event11:	MOSART Semi. 2.4G INPUT DEVICE
/dev/input/event12:	MOSART Semi. 2.4G INPUT DEVICE Mouse
/dev/input/event13:	MOSART Semi. 2.4G INPUT DEVICE Consumer Control
/dev/input/event14:	MOSART Semi. 2.4G INPUT DEVICE System Control
/dev/input/event15:	MOSART Semi. 2.4G INPUT DEVICE
/dev/input/event16:	HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=3
/dev/input/event17:	HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=7
/dev/input/event18:	HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=8
/dev/input/event19:	HDA Intel PCH Dock Mic
/dev/input/event2:	Sleep Button
/dev/input/event20:	HDA Intel PCH Headphone Mic
/dev/input/event21:	HDA Intel PCH Dock Line Out
/dev/input/event22:	pTron BT (AVRCP)
/dev/input/event23:	Kbct-AT Translated Set 2 keyboard
/dev/input/event3:	Power Button
/dev/input/event4:	AT Translated Set 2 keyboard
/dev/input/event5:	DELL Wireless hotkeys
/dev/input/event6:	PC Speaker
/dev/input/event7:	AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint Stick
/dev/input/event8:	AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint TouchPad
/dev/input/event9:	Dell WMI hotkeys
Select the device event number [0-23]: 

The laptop keyboard under event 23 (23) and the one wireless keyboard is MOSART Semi ...

Now when i press a key i can clearly see several unrelated keys are emitting signals.