Cheers for the responses, it's not the only problem I've been having hence the need for the test post below. Bloody NHS spending money on health related stuff when they should be buying me a new computer!
> CTRL+A should select all text. CTRL+X should cut
> whatevers selected, CTRL+C should copy whatever is
> selected. CTRL+V should paste whatever has been copied.
> Etc. I think you either got a messed up keyboard and/or
> severe windows problems.