(MacBook Pro (15-inch, late 2011, 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7, computer laptop my MacPro started yesterday to enter contimuous dashes or hyphens in any available window (search engines, software, for example.))) MS word .docx) the only way to stop it is to rest

MacBook Pro (15-inch, late 2011, 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7, 4 GB memory at 1333 MHz, DDR3).  10.11.3 OSX

Yesterday, the machine started to insert continous dashes/hyphens into any available window (e.g. window search engine, for example open source software, MS Word, docx). Is the only way to stop this as soon as it starts to reboot, that usually stop at least temporarily.  As soon as he starts this, I tried to close all the applications open without effect.

-Try to reset memory NVRAM/PRAM and SMC

MacIntel: Reset of the controller (SMC) system management

Subject of memory NVRAM and PRAM

-Try to start safe mode

OS x: what is Safe Boot, Safe Mode?

-Start to recovery and repair the startup disk

OS X: on OS X Recovery - Apple Support

If inserting the characters in recovery, which indicates a hardware problem.

have you spilled something on the Ko?

If your battery is replaceable by the user take it out and look for a swollen battery

-If it is repairable reinstall the OSX

How to reinstall OS X on your Mac - Apple Support

-If you do not have a backup using disk utility to restore the internal drive to an external drive, so that you can try to recover the data.

Format the boot disk and then do a fresh install of Mac OS x

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