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P70 keyboard trackpoint issues

Question: P70 keyboard trackpoint issues

I've got my P70 recently, and everything works well except I have 2 issues with the keyboard and trackpoint working together: 1) Holding down Fn keys with left click and drag of the trackpoint does not work: this is incredibly frustrating, for example pan, rotate, and zoom in autodesk inventor are bound to F2-F4 keys with left mouse click 2) There is about a 1-2 second lockout period for the trackpoint left click button after any keyboard button press. For example when trying to edit a bunch of lines in code, typing and moving to a new location does not work, because you have to keep left clicking untill the lockout expires. Both of these issues make the machine essentially unusable in any professional software, either CAD or software development. None of these issues show up if I plugin the old usb thinkpad travel keyboard that also has a trackpoint in it, so this must be either a hardware or a driver bug in the P70 itself. Anybody else expririncing this issue or know a solution to this? Or perhaps I just got some bad hardware?













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Answer: P70 keyboard trackpoint issues

Hello.


Which OS are you running?

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Dear Dell community,
the E7440/E7420 (and I think many others) has keyboards with (e.g. 04W6PV 08PP00) or without trackpoint (e.g. . RXKD2 0RXKD2)
Subsequently the upper mousebuttons (A12AN5) can/should be removed (which is possible).
However, then I would need another keyboard trim covering the space where the upper mousebuttons have been.
I haven't found any different keyboard trim than 29FWC 029FWC (the one with a recess for the upper mouse buttons). I also didn't find a "filler" for the upper mouse buttons.
A trackpoint-less keyboard can be installed in a laptop with the upper mouse buttons still in place, but it's rather tight and the mouse buttons cannot be pushed properly any more, so should be disconnected.
How do I properly convert a trackpoint-enabled laptop to a trackpoint-less one?
kind regards

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I currently have an X60 and have never had a single issue.  However I was recently infected with a Trojan, and after removing it with a reputable program, the keyboard and trackpoint mouse have stopped working. When I get the windows login screen, the trackpoint works fine, but the second I press any key, both keyboard and mouse become totally frozen. I can still use a USB keyboard and mouse with no issue at, but that is the only way. Any ideas as to how I can get them back up and working? Clearly, they (at least the mouse) are not totally fried b/c it works fine before I touch the keyboard. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, JT













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Answer:X60 keyboard and trackpoint stopped working; only usb keyboard/mouse work

SOLVED!  I simply had to update the drivers in the device manager.  For some reason they were corrupt and it could not load them.  Simple fix, just took too much thought and digging to find solution.

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I have always used an IBM lap with a trackpoint mouse (that small little nub above the "B" key).

I purchased a similar keyboard for my desktop (IBM part #84H8566) and have been relatively happy with it. Plugged into the back of the computer, it takes up both PS/2 ports (for the keyboard, itself, and the mouse).

My question is this: I want to keep using my keyboard, but I'd like to add an external trackball and mouse (probably a Microsoft Intellipoint or a Logitech). I particularly want the ability to have a scroll wheel.

Does anyone out there know if there is any way to add this trackball/mouse and avoid a software conflict as I go from trackpoint/keyboard to trackball/mouse?

And....if no one out there has an answer, do you have a tech support number at IBM I could call (with or without a $$$ tech charge). I've been all over IBM's site and I can't find a "non-subscription" one-time tech number to call.

Thanks much !!

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Answer:Trackpoint, IBM Keyboard & Mouse

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Hi there, a buddy of mine got a ibm r52 laptop recently from a relative that sat for a few months. anyways, it was given to him and it worked great for about a week then he noticed issues with the keyboard, trackpoint, scroll pad and buttons not working sometimes after boot.And when they dont work...they dont work. Its not a on and off sorta working thing...its either or.But sometimes, the keyboard will work, but the trackpoint, pad and buttons wont work.I have yet to see it in reverse, where the trackpoint and stuff will work but the keyboard wont....if that means anything.So anyways, he has me looking at it...I dont think its a big issue b/c the keyboard will ALWAYS work when i want to go into the BIOS. I loaded up a Acronis TI boot disk and the keyboard and trackpoint worked fine...but then i tried it again and only the keyboard worked and no trackpoint or pad.I tried the IBM PC doctor and it said no mouse found.....ran full test and all passed.So far i have tried updating the BIOS and embedded controller to the latest with no luck.Ive also tried a quick fresh install....no luck...still either on or off.However, if i plug my usb wireless mouse in the mouse cursor works fine...always...Its just that sometimes the trackpointSo i guess my next step is to open her up, but im waiting to hear back on any suggestions first....and i got to find a service manual for it...Any ideas???  Thanks in advance.
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Answer:R52 Trackpoint keys pad and keyboard work sometimes

It sounds like a flakey keyboard. If it is still in warranty Lenovo will send you one for free. If not they are not very expensive and they are easy to replace. If you want to tear it down you will need the Hardware Maintenance Manual.





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I installed vista on my x60 and suddenly my trackpoint and keyboard stopped working. i tried reinstalling the drivers again and no success. please help me! how do I force install the drivers? thanks!

Answer:Keyboard/trackpoint drivers not working

Also it says that the trackpoint "P/S2" cannot start. Code 10.

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Hi all,I know this isn't exactly linked to the model computer I own, but I thought the experts might be able to offer some advice. I was recently infected with a Trojan, and after removing it with a reputable program, the keyboard and trackpoint mouse have stopped working. When I get the windows login screen, the trackpoint works fine, but the second I press any key, both keyboard and mouse become totally frozen. Any ideas as to how I can get them back up and working? Clearly, they (at least the mouse) are not totally fried b/c it works fine before I touch the keyboard. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks,Kate

Answer:Keyboard and trackpoint stopped working

Sounds like you damaged a Windows system file or device driver.    I'd run SFC  /SCANNOW to check the system files.   You may need to boot in safe mode, off another drive or try attaching a different keyboard/mouse.  I'd also reinstall the drivers for the keyboard/mouse.  Message Edited by ctoys on 08-16-2008 06:16 PM





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I connect the IBM USB keyboard with TrackPoint (UltraNav) to my Lenovo W510 using Windows 7. How can I adjust the sensitivity of the external TrackPoint? In control panel > mouse settings, I can only adjust settings of the onboard TrackPoint. Is this a driver issue, or I did it wrong? I tried downloading different drivers but none allows me that. Current drivers I use: ThinkPad USB Keyboard with TrackPoint v1.06 (tpusbkybdwtrackpoint_106.exe)ThinkPad USB Keyboard Hotkeys v2.0.1.3 (q5kyb07us13.exe)ThinkPad UltraNav Driver v15.1.19.0 (6hgy31ww.exe (64-bit)) Actually tried newer drivers but the results are the same. Thanks for any suggestion!

Answer:IBM USB keyboard with TrackPoint: how to adjust sensitivity

http://leadorg.wordpress.com/technology/thinkpad-usb-keyboard-with-trackpoint-software/
 
after installing the required Lenovo driver explained in the post above. I get this option in my mouse setting under control panel. 
 
 
Do you see this specific option? (there is new 1.07 driver released, so try to install that and see whether give you the option of adjusting the usb kb's trackpoint sensitivity). 

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Hi there, a buddy of mine got a ibm r52 laptop recently from a relative that sat for a few months. anyways, it was given to him and it worked great for about a week then he noticed issues with the keyboard, trackpoint, scroll pad and buttons not working sometimes after boot.
And when they dont work...they dont work. Its not a on and off thing...its either or.

So he has me looking at it...

I dont think its a big issue b/c the keyboard will ALWAYS work when i want to go into the BIOS. I loaded up a Acronis TI boot disk and the keyboard and trackpoint worked fine...but then i tried it again and only the keyboard worked and no trackpoint or pad.

So far i have tried updating the BIOS and embedded controller to the latest with no luck.
Ive also tried a quick fresh install....no luck...still either on or off.

However, if i plug my usb wireless mouse in the mouse cursor works fine...always...

So i guess my next step is to open her up, but im waiting to hear back on any suggestions first....and i got to find a service manual for it...
Thanks for reading.
 

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I have had my keyboard replaced twice on my x240. Both of the new keyboards had/have a different trackpoint from the original keyboard. It is set much lower between the surrounding keys, but more serious is my problem with the movements: I have to use much more strength to move the cursor around and sometimes (= several times per hour) it is like a bow: If I lift my tired finger from the trackpoint the cursor moves across the screen in the opposite direction like an arrow.The keyboard is definitely not the same as the original one, as the original red rubber knob doesn't fit on the new keyboard.Am i the one onewith this annoying problem?/Peter

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Question: Trackpoint Issues

Hi, Just recently my trackpoint in my T61 stopped responding after having a little water in my keyboard near the left function and shift keys.  Attempting to fix the problem, I went to the mouse settings to make sure it was enabled, however the Trackpoint section was grayed out and the enabled box was unchecked. I also checked the BIOS settings and both the Trackpoint and touch pad are set to automatic. I have also uninstalled and reinstalled the Ultranav driver and utility. Is there anything else I should do to fix the problem? The amount of water that got into the keyboard did not look like it was much and evaporated pretty quickly, so I am not sure if this is just a coincidence or it is related to the water being in the keyboard.  I also tried tried the Trackpoint with a Ubuntu Live CD, but it did not work in Ubuntu either. Thanks













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Answer:Trackpoint Issues

Well, I got the problem fixed... I just restarted the computer one more time and the trackpoint started working... Odd. Anyways, I'm glad to have it back.

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Hi.I have a fairly new Dell XPS 410 computer (if it matters), but I have an IBM Trackpoint 4 keyboard with PS/2 connectors that I have connected to my computer's USB through a PS/2 to USB adapter. I use the trackpoint instead of the mouse.I'm noticing that my cursor is frequently "running away" across the screen, much more so than the normal drift that's associated with the Trackpoint.When I look in Device Manager, The Keyboard is named "HID Keyboard Device" and uses Microsoft Driver 5.1.2600.2825, dated 7/1/2001.The Mouse is named "HID-compliant mouse" and used Microsoft Driver 5.1.2600.0, dated 7/1/2001.I've tried another IBM Trackpoint keyboard, and it still happens, which leads me to believe I need a Trackpoint driver.Can someone please tell me where I can get the latest IBM driver for my keyboard, or if this is even the right solution?Thanks.

Answer:IBM Trackpoint 4 Keyboard Driver (PS/2 connectors) for Dell XPS 410 (USB)

Here's the driver:http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?sitestyle=lenovo&lndocid=YAST-3WGLKYHowever, you're connecting a PS2 port to a USB port, this driver may not work properly or even recognize that the keyboard is there.

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Hi,  I have two issues with my brand new S531 20B0-0006MS,  1; I cannot enable my trackpoint, the option under  Control panel\mouse\ think pad tab is greyed out.2; when i use the FN+space to activate the backlight on my keyboard it only OSD only shows a quick notification that the backlight is disabled. and the backlight never turns on. I've updated all drivers using the Lenovo updater, done all available updates on windows update and done 2 factory restores wtithout success. I'm running an Win 7 pro system Do i have a hardware issue or am i missing something?

Answer:S531 Backlit keyboard and trackpoint issue

Hi Delvar, It's probably hardware related. If your laptop is under warranty, I would suggest to contact the support centre.Otherwise it's probably just a connector not seating properly on the keyboard. You could remove the keyboard, unplug it and replug it to check.Refer to the Hardware Maintenance Manual there: http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/s531_hmm_en_0c11116_02.pdf Vince.





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Hello,Yesterday I flashed the latest Bios 2.54 update for my E530 running Win 8.1 64 Bit. But now the keyboard and trackpoint drivers wont install.When launching the device manager, the two devices are marked with orange triangles. The Ultra nav driver installs corectly and then asks me to reboot. After the reboot the device in device manager has code 10 "couldnt start - not sufficient systen resources to complete the API". For the keyboard it just says in device manager "unknown device" under keyboards. When clicking on it, it says that I should install the driver again. But this procedure fails each time I try. I can just use the system via a usb mouse (even for typing this text :/ ) What can I do? Please help.

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I own a late 2015 Thinkpad t450s. It was fine for a long time but since few months cursor is drifting most of the time and Trackpoint stops working for a few seconds to minutes on it's own. What I have done till now: * Backed up and re-installed older version of Windows. * Tested on safe mode * Cleaned Trackpoint from dusts etc. I also used mouse and not the trackpoint but it still does that. I cannot stand to this behaviour of  the cursor anymore. Any solutions/ideas?

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My couple week old T400 is having some TrackPoint issues. The cursor doesn't jump, I've checked all my settings, and the touchpad is off. What is does do is when I navigate upwards, sometimes the cursor will slowly move downwards on the screen without me touching it, for at least 2 full seconds. It moves slowly, not quickly, sort of like the Trackpoint not resetting to its neutral position. Does anyone else have issues where the cursor using the trackpoint doesn't completely stop moving? Even sometimes when trying to navigate to click a point on the screen, the cursor will push itself downward, so I end up having to exert even more pressure to get it to move in the opposite direction I want to go. Sorry if this isn't a good explanation of my issue, it's a bit hard to explain. Again, the touchpad is off and the click feature for the TrackPoint is also off. Thanks in advance for any suggestions (hopefully solutions!)!Message Edited by song510 on 06-16-2009 09:40 AM





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Answer:T400 TrackPoint Issues

song510 wrote: Does anyone else have issues where the cursor using the trackpoint doesn't completely stop moving?  Yes, most everyone has this problem if they rest their finger on the Trackpoint when they're not using it.  The solution is to take your finger off the Trackpoint unless you're moving it.

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I had recently done an update using ThinkVantage. It changed the behavior of my trackpoint (pressing the middle now doesnt scroll up and down). It does however put a small round picture and it seems to allow me to scroll on any direction EXCEPT in places where the location has a clickable link. This means that the scroll function of the trackpoing cannot be used in windows start menu, etc. The issue though is that when I try hit Fn+F8, then "manage settings" - it says "unable to connect to synaptics pointing driver..." etc. then it asks me if I "...want to uninstall the driver?" Also, in folder view, hitting the center button now drags the file instead of allowing me to scroll - which is an unexpected (i believe incorrect) behavior Is this supposed to happen? My laptop is the T410s, touchscreen.













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Answer:T410s Trackpoint Issues

Hello mate, It's a problem with the latest ultranav driver 15.2.14.0.Just go to the device manager, in the properties of the ultranav. Under the tab driver, click on roll back driver and everything will work again.





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I want to report several issues with TrackPoint. Basic InfoLaptop: X1 carbon 3rd genModel: 20BT-CTO1WWOS: Windows 10 Pro (upgraded from Win 7 Pro)TouchPad driver: Synaptics ThinkPad UltraNav Driver ver. 19.0.17.2  Issue 1: TrackPoint does not work with MS Office 2016 (except Word).Mid button + TrackPoint cannot scroll horizontally in Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote. Scrolling vertically works well.Horizontal scroll works well with Word 2016, Notepad, Microsft Edge, Firefox, etc.Horizontal scroll works well in Excel 2016 with ThinkPad mouse (model: MORFGOO) with mouse suite. Issue 2: TrackPoint calibrates even in mid button + TrackPoint mode.If you tilt TrackPoint steadily for a few seconds, it calibrates and takes it as new zero position. This is a correct behavior.If you hold mid button and tilt TrackPoint steadily (i.e. scrolling), it should never calibrate. This is another correct behavior which was seen with my previous ThinkPad notepads.However, my X1c TrackPoint calibrates even when mid button is held. After 0.5~1 seconds, the scroll stops. When releasing, the mouse pointer moves automatically. This is annoying. Issue 3: Mouse pointer changes size when mid button is pressed.The same as this post.  I use TrackPoint a lot with Excel and the above issues lower efficiency.I hope there will be new Synaptics driver to resolve the issues. btw, I'm not sure which is the best way to report bugs, because there are tooooooo many Lenovo and ThinkP... Read more

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Long story short, someone spilled liquid on my keyboard. I took it apart, removed the keyboard, soaked it in a water (with a tiny bit of hand soap) solution to clean it. Let it dry for 5 days. Reinstalled the keyboard and neither the keyboard or trackpoint work at all. The funny thing is the trackpad below the keyboard doesn't work either, yet I never removed it because it is a seperate entity and is not even connected to the keyboard so I have no idea why that would not work either. I have looked all around the motherboard for any signs of the liquid on it and its clean as a whistle so I am confused why at the very least the trackpad does not work. A usb keybard and mouse work fine, and when I am in windows and I removed the HID compliant keyboard and re-scan it finds the HID compliant keyboard again so it knows its there. What else can I try?

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The middle trackpoint button of my keyboard stopped to work (it has to be pressed very hard). I took picture of it showing what exactly was broken.   Notice that the black plastic part got separated from the base metal plate causing the middle button stopped to work.I just want to share it because it might be a quality issue. I contacted local Lenovo service and got a new keyboard replacement. Unfortunately it is different (compatible) part number. The new keyboard 45N2219 has much more soft feel than the old one 45N2149 





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i flashed my bios on lenovo e530 3259a2g to latest version 2,04 in windows environment (im using windows 8 pro 64bit). After restarting the system with the new bios i have big problem - when i successfully boot os- touchpad, trackpoint and keyboard not working. in bios setup keybord works normally. i tried to download latest drivers from synaptics and it was without effect. i tried to flash to an older version of bios and the flashing is done everytime with an error. can you help me please? im using now only usb mouse and windows function keyboard on display.

Answer:Keyboard,touchpad and trackpoint not working after bios flash

I have the same problam on lenovo e530 3259M4G !!!Please help us!!!! I cant work with my new book!!!

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Could someone from Lenovo let the forum know if it will be possible to replace the W540 Trackpad / Bezel / Keyboard assembly with the new one from the W541 which has integrated physical Trackpoint buttons.  This would make a very big difference to me and I suspect a lot of other W540 owners who use the Trackpoint. I am the current owner of 5 Thinkpads and have been a loyal customer since the 600 series. The increased pressure necessary to generate a less reliable click on the Trackpad has greatly exacerbated a problem with the top joint of my right thumb - I have had to retrain myself to use my left thumb to do all clcking.  The problem was nowhere near as bad on the old Trackpoint buttons - where I could use them with my right thumb for several hours with no symptoms, I can now manage only minutes. 

Answer:Replace W540 Keyboard with W541 Trackpoint Buttons

Add me to the list of W540 that wish to have a real workstation with original IBM style trackpad WITH BUTTONS! Similarly, we need to somehow add an LED to indicate HD I/O's. Maybe integrate this into the new PROPER trackpad. Example: Right now I'm copying off my NAS, 2.5 gig of PDF files catalogued by Calibre. The transfer has been running over 2 hours and only 35% done, and I have NO IDEA if data is transferring when the screen blanks out.  Thankfully, Western Digital's external Passport drive has an LED that flashes with the I/O, and this is the ONLY indicator that tells me the NAS data flowing and being backed up to the USB drive. Crypting does slow the data. Now, I realize that what I'm doing is not the best - using my WiFi connect for the transfer and USB 3.0 -, which is slow on this 'marketing promoted' Workstation. Hopefully I stuck it in the right port, as none are color blue identified, left front. ....  I'm blue <g>.  

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I suspect the Thinkpad W540 can not accept the current driver from the Lenovo support site (tp_compact_keyboard_1491.exe) as the version of the HID driver remains 6.17602.27514 and is a 2006 Microsoft driver). What is worse is, attempting to type on it in any normal speed for a touch typist results in bad keystroke recognition and has the window lose focus, selecting menu items, or the most annoying, selecting previously typed data that gets deleted as soon as you type the next character. It has happened 3 times just typing this note. I can't find a way to disable the driver associated with the keyboard on the Thinkpad (uninstalling it doesn't work) and I'm assuming with two drivers installed, they collide somehow causing the bad interpretation.  Or, the USB ports on the W540 aren't compabile with the keyboard.  I doubt the latter as I had problems with a Bluetooth version of the same keyboard. Lenovo doesn't appear to recognize its own keyboard based on 03X8715 fru but sometimes finds references to KU-1255 model when searching for drivers.  I've opened 2 tickets with Lenovo but all they do is delete the drivers and reboot to get them to reinstall.  I think these keyboards are not compatible with the W540 (though sailes said they were), and until a better driver is developed they are useless. Because the W540 rearranged the Thinkpad keyboard puttng the PrtScr at the bottom and the delete key where the insert key was... I wanted to have the same k... Read more

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Hi,I have had this issue with another Lenovo laptop, too, but my current laptop is a T60. Sometimes (unpredictably), I may move the Trackpoint into one direction to move the mouse cursor, and as soon as I let go, the mouse cursor moves in the opposite direction for about 2 seconds or so.This is highly annoying and disruptive. Any idea what could cause this?This has happened ever since I bought the laptop (new), so it should not be a matter of "worn out".Is there anything I can do about this? Thanks! Message Edited by semmelbroesel on 01-04-2009 09:36 AM

Answer:Trackpoint issues on T60 - keeps pushing the wrong way after use

semmelbroesel wrote: Is there anything I can do about this? Yes, don't rest your finger on it unless you're actually moving the pointer.  It senses pressure and tries to recalibrate.

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Hello everyone,I have a T470. Sometimes after booting the Trackpad and Trackpoint won't work, a bluetooth mouse however works just fine. All drivers are Updated and I alredy reinstalled the Synaptics drivers. Rebooting also doesn't fix the problem. I hope somone knows a solution.

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Hello everyone, I searched a bit both these forums and others but haven't found the solution to this problem I'm experiencing. I recently bought a used T430 and I've been using it for the last couple of days, trying to get used to trackpoint and all. I performed a clean windows install and installed a Win 10 education my university provides. I followed the advice on Lenovo webpage about letting Windows update do its thing first and then run the Lenovo System Update utility to update drivers as necessary. Everything's working nicely other than some issues with the trackpoint buttons (the 3 buttons just below the space bar are called the trackpoint buttons I guess?)  Anyway, the issue is that before I did a fresh install, the middle button when pushed entered the scroll mode which then let me scroll using the trackpoint. Now it still enters the scroll mode but also does a right-click when I let go. This leads to an issue where a right-click is performed at every scroll step(if that makes sense) which leads to wonky scrolling. One other issue is that the right button does nothing at all. I expected the middle button to only have scroll functionality and the right button to simply right-click.  Things I've tried so far: - Manually removed the pointer device and ran Lenovo system update again to update the UltraNav drive, and also disabled auto-driver installation of windows update. The driver version installed by System Update is 19.0.17.115.&nb... Read more

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Hello,  I just got this TP Yoga and have had some issues with it right away.  First, the trackpoint is not working.  Second, my bluetooth mouse is very laggy.  Basically, everytime I leave it for a few seconds I need to double click or move it for abotu 2-3 seconds before it starts working again.  These things combined make this very annoying to work on.  What I have done: restarted the computer, reinstalled windows, updated to the latest drivers on the lenovo website, then called tech support.  My option now is to send it back and lose my computer for 10 days.   Anyone else have any suggestions?   Thank you all!













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Answer:TP Yoga: Mouse Lag and Trackpoint issues

Have you tried disabling any power saving features on Bluetooth? Maybe the mouse is going to idle. I had a similar issue with a MS BT 5000 mouse.Not sure why your TrackPoint isn't working though. Does the touchpad work?

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My trackpoint buttons are disabled for a second or so if I use the keyboard. This is not and issue with the trackpad/trackpoint movement itself. 





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Answer:Trackpad/Trackpoint buttons momentarily disabled on keyboard keypress.

Hi Mookid,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to hear that trackpoint doesn?t work when you use the keyboard.
 
Try this. Open up the charms bar, go to "Settings", and then click "Change PC Settings". Within "PC Settings", click "PC and devices". Click "Mouse and touchpad", and under the header "Touchpad" using the dropdown menu, select "No delay?!
 
Hope this helps!
 
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Hi,I have a problem with my X200 tablet under vista: After a hangup the fingerprint, keyboard and trackpoint does not work.After login with external mouse and keyboard I did not find any mistake. Can anybody help? And another question:I want to change to Win7 because Vista ist bulls.... on this system. Is it possible to get an preload harddisk with Win7 and all Lenovo tools?Or a DVD for installation? Thanx

Answer:X200 tablet vista problem Keyboard, Trackpoint, Fingertip

It's not that great under Windows 7 either.... I've tried 7, vista and XP. So far windows xp is the least of the 3 evils. For windows 7 if you really want it (& if you don't mind that some of the hotkeys don't work under Windows 7 - installing extra drivers won't help this) you need the specifics from lenovo as to which installation cd you need to order from microsoft for normal X200 tablet function (I believe they charged about $40 dollars  Canadian for it)  in addition to a windows 7 OS code/key (around $90 dollars - not sure what that converts to in Switzerland, if you're a student).Hope that helps  Btw, what do you mean by hangup?

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I have just started to use this keyboard, and find it very good apart from it disconnecting from my X1 Laptop. It is still paired but when trying to use no imput with the keys. I have to remove move it and re-connect. does anyone know how to maintain the connection until I shut down the Laptop?

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Hello,   are there any hints, when ThinkPad Compact USB Keyboard might be available in the latest generation/version, ie. identical to T470/T570 keyboard (grouped Fx keys)? Thanks,Aleq

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I'm using the ultranav middle button to scroll (I live for this feature which is why I've been buying thinkpads since time immemorial) However, on the t460, scolling with the middle button/nubbin is painfully slow in Word 2007, and Adobe Acrobat/Reader is a nightmare. In Word its just slow and you have to use a lot of pressure on the nubbin (there appears to be no setting to change this). In Acrobat, it's agonizingly slow (in both Reader and Pro) and will "stick" on if you try to go to fast and just scrolling for multiple seconds after you release the button.  Stragely, the trackpad scrolling works fine in Word, though it is still bad in Acrobat.  In addition, the middle button scrolling will frequently slip and stop scrolling, sending the pointer to the bottom of the page.  Nubbin/middle button scrolling works (oddly) extremely well in Microsoft Edge... Please help! Middle button scrollig with the nubbin is the best feature on these machines.  Using: T460 Windows 10 64-bit with the latest drivers. 

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Hi, I have been having some problems for a long time now and it is just getting on my nerves. I have a thinkpad L530  (model 2481-2SG) and in summary, the problems are: 1) Trackpoint and touchpad software seems to fail permanently after waking up from hibernation/sleep (tick boxes on the mouse configuration menu are also greyed out) and so, trackpoint cursor sensitivity is lost. 2) Sometimes trackpoint and touchpad do not work at all and if i get unlucky, keyboard may not work either, so I have to hard-reset. 3) I have 7 unknown devices in my device manager window and I have tried looking for their drivers for months without no avail (lenovo.com, lenovo update, searching on forums...)A snapshot of my screen: http://oi43.tinypic.com/dxo2hg.jpg I have tried to solve my problems updating all my drivers (both through lenovo.com and lenovo update), resetting all the configurations, default bios... Besides this sleeping problem, computer works just fine, smoothly and fast. I am just afraid of sleeping/hibernating my computer cause keyboard and trackpoint may not work after waking up... and I hate to do a hard-reset. Also, I have windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit, BIOS 2.52, 4G RAM Thank you in advance for your time, because I do not know what else to do and these problems are driving me crazy. 

Answer:L530 multiple driver problems: keyboard, trackpoint and unknown devices

same problem without unknown divices!

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Is there anyway of fixing this?  It washes away easily but the keyboard just makes more lines on the screen.

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I have an X60 Tablet PC. Trackpoint scrolling works fine in programs running directly on the computer. When I log in through Windows RDP and run a program on one of our servers, the trackpoint scrolling feature does not work. I am able to use the scrolling feature on an old Fujitsu tablet PC on server based programs. I have downloaded the latest driver and checked all the settings but to no avail. Any ideas? Thanks,John

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Okay so i've been struggling to find a fix to this and Lenovo support hasn't really been too useful either. Basically the trackpoint is having issues working even with the newest bios, etc. and synaptics driver. It also is having problems with the old driver too?? Could it be in conflict with the new bios update? Lenovo Support gave me the advice to reformatte as it is a "software" issue and to repeat the same above process. Yet the problem still persists.  What steps should I try next?  Lenovo support seems reluctant to give me a hardware exchange Thanks in advance, any advice is open to testing! I'm just fed up with new drivers having bugs like this.  

Answer:x120 - Synaptics driver issues! Trackpoint not working

Does it just not work?

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Firstly I'll explain the freezing issue (this is now the 3rd time I've typed this, as the first two times my laptop froze before I finished!)I run my laptop with the battery at 100% and plugged in and that's fine; as is running it on battery. The problem arises when my battery is low and I plug it into recharge. Soon after it's running on a/c the screen will go black and only way to shut down is by holding the power button. If I try to restart it too soon, the indicator lights next to the power button will illuminate, but the screen will stay black. Usually after 5-10 minutes it'll boot to the IBM screen & boot the rest of the way, but not too long into normal operation it'll go black again (sometimes hitting ctrl/alt/del will bring the screen back but it would be very distorted (pixilized) and would go black again and reboot. What could be causing these problems while recharging the battery? I've tried this with a couple different batteries (both OEM IBM) and it does it with both.  Secondly, both left and right "mouse" buttons are now nonfunctional (though the middle button of the track points works.) I have the latest version of Ultranav Wizard and all the buttons are enabled. The touch pad and trackpoint ball work fine, just the 2 left and 2 right buttons do not. What could be the culprit for this issue? Luckily I have a usb mouse so that's what I'm using for the time being.Message Edited by GoalieFergy53 on 02-14-2009 02:30 PM

Answer:T30 freezing issues and Touchpad & Trackpoint buttons not working.

Anyone have any ideas?

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For a while now, I have wondered why the virtual buttons shown in the utility http://imgur.com/Lljj1Z7 don?t function as advertised. According to the utility, I should get a left click if I depress the left are of the touchpad, a middle click if I push on the bumps, and a right click if I depress the right half of the touchpad. In my experience, I get a left click regardless of where I depress the touchpad. The only exception is when I depress the bumps in the top middle of the touchpad?when I do that, the mouse enters some weird scrolly mode where I scan scroll stuff with the trackpoint. It definitely does not emit a middle click. But, more importantly, I cannot figure out how to get trackpoint mode to emit a right click. How do I get trackpoint classic mode to work? Is there a way to downgrade the drive or use a non-lenovo branded driver to get it to behave properly? Right now, I?m relying on an external mouse just to middle click and right click. I?m using Windows 10 b10240 and, as in the post?s title, my trackpoint driver is the latest listed on Lenovo?s support site (which I think WU actually installed for me)?19.0.12.61. Why don?t the virtual buttons work and are there any other workarounds that don?t involve using a mode other than Trackpoint Classic?













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Answer:T540p unable to right-click with virtual buttons in trackpoint or trackpoint classic mode 19.0.12.61

Seems to have partially fixed iteslf since Windows Update (WU) installed 19.0.16. Now the right half of my touchpad performs a right click when in TrackPad Classic mode. However, the supposed ?middle click? zone still does a weird scrolly mode instead of sending a middle click. Guess I still have to use an external mouse to accomplish a middle click when using Classic TrackPoint mode, but at least the situtaion is better than when I couldn?t right click with this mode.

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Upon starting a T61 (6463) computer, the TouchPad, TrackPoint and keyboard are disabled aprox. 1 out of 3 times.  Two out of three times the computer will work normally. When TouchPad and Trackpoint are not working a USB-connected mouse will work normally 100% of the time. I will be indebted for suggestions about how to get rid of this problem.

Answer:In a T61 type 6463 the TouchPad, TrackPoint and keyboard wont work in aprox. 1 out of 3 start ups.

Is it a used computer if it is then its gonna need new components if you search on let's say amazon you'll find everything you need a new keyboard will well put you in 100$ and the track point repair is gonna be around 40-60$ I had the same problem...

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I spilled something on the internal keyboard of my R61i, and reinstalled a new keyboard today.  The keyboard works fine; the trackpoint is not working, and doesn't show up on the device manager either.  When the keyboard broke, I uninstalled the keyboard and the mouse in device manager because keys were stuck and I couldn't use an external keyboard/mouse effectively without uninstalling the faulty internal ones.  When I installed the new keyboard today, the keyboard automatically started working when I turned the computer back on and shows up in device manager and is working fine; the trackpoint, not so much.  How do I reinstall the trackpoint if the computer isn't recognizing it?  is this possibly a software program, or is the new keyboard mouse faulty?  any suggestions?  have restarted multiple times and scanned for hardware; I have also tried downloading things that look like they might be the right drivers, but I'm not sure how to reinstall the trackpoint if windows doesn't see it.

Answer:Thinkpad R61i--new keyboard install, trackpoint not working, not showing up in Device Manager

if you press the Fn + F8 button combination what does it say??

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I was having responsiveness issues with the trackpad for a while, then, i open my laptop one day and it's completely unresponsive, as well has the backlit keyboard not working (the hotkey still pops up that it's "lighting up" the keyboard, but no actual lights) and the trackpoint being completely unresponsive too. I've tried:- Restarting computer- Using Lenovo's various "fixing" softwares- Looking for a keyboard firmware shortcut for enabling/disabling trackpad, (doesn't exist on this computer)- Re installing drivers (Ultranav driver refuses to install manually, "driver installation failed")- Booting on a non microsoft OS (Booted on a linux Mint installation and it still doesn't work)- Booting into BIOS and looking for "enable/disable trackpad option", That option does not exist for me.- Opening up computer and checking the physical connection, All plugged in fine. When i open the device manager in windows there is no entry for the mouse whatsoever. The touch screen and the pen both work fine. I think it all points towards a hardware issue, i can pick up another trackpad on ebay for pretty cheap, but obviously i'd like to make sure that it would actually solve the issues.  The major confusion for me is that why would faulty trackpad hardware stop the backlit keyboard from lighting up? How are the two linked? Any ideas appreciated, Thanks!

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Hi, I got an S230u Twist last autumn and have been really happy with it. At the time, I ordered a set of replacement rubber TrackPoint caps. When I replaced the original cap the other day, I realised that the replacement ones are about 0.5mm shorter than the original one, with the result that the H and G keys get caught on the edge of the cap; you have to hit them quite hard to get them to work. I compared all the new caps from the packet against the original one, and sure enough; they're all a little too short. They fit, but it's annoying to have to go back and make sure all my ""G"s and "H"s typed correctly.  Has anyone else had the same problem? Lenovo, could this just have been a bad batch, and if so can I return the unused ones for a replacement set that is the correct height? 

Answer:S230u - replacement trackpoint TrackPoint caps are too short

If you bought them from Lenovo I'd just try and return them. If not dispute on eBay/PayPal/Credit Card. But never use poor quality TrackPoint Caps. Remember if a computer is running efficiently so is the person behind it generally. 





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Hi, I wonder whether there is a way to enable press-to-click for the trackpoint on the new x1? In the respective settings there is no such options and I searched everywhere, somebody found it? Next question: In order to avoid the annoying noise of the clickpad everytime you press it, I would like to use the tap function of the touchpad while using the trackpoint to move the cursor. Unfortunately, tapping on the pad seems to be disabled during use of trackpoint - any smart hack to get this workig? Thanks to all,J

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Here is the problem I have experienced for the on-screen keyboard (with or without tablet mode),
- When the on-screen keyboard comes up, the windows will not automatically resize to make way. The Keyboard will end up covering the window. (In Windows 8.1, all windows will resize.) (In Windows 10, only Store App and Microsoft Edge knows how to resize.)
Any thoughts?

Answer:Windows 10 Keyboard Issues (Touch Keyboard / On-screen Keyboard)

same here. Nobody has a solution?

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hello
just found out I cannot select the blue symbols on my laptop on the F keys and other areas of keyboard i.e. Turning on/off Wi-Fi calculators, volume settings, web cam, etc none appear to work although normal keyboard functions seem to work any ideas please.
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Answer:Keyboard issues cannot select blue symbols on keyboard

Have you depressed the F Lock key by accident?

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My TouchPad and keyboard stopped working. The settings window crashes always. When I try to wake my laptop after sleep, the display does not turn on. Serious issues with Windows 10 compatibility.

Answer:TouchPad and keyboard driver issues, settings crashes often, display issues

I got the samme issue. My Samsung Ativ Book 9 plus started and was running normal until all of a sudden my keyboard and touchpad stopped working. I tried to update the touchpad driver manually but nothing worked. I tried to connect an external mouse and this worked. All the typing though, had to be done on the touchscreen.

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Hi, I have vista on my laptop and installed Norton a while back. I got a notice saying upgrade, when i did this my battery ran out mid installation and then Norton wasn't on my laptop so i went on to live chat on their website. They remote accessed my laptop and reinstalled norton, since all of my settings have changed. Main issues: My keyboard keys are wrong, i.e. the 2 should be speech marks but is @, the pound sign is #. I can change back to how it should be by pressing shift and alt but it soon changes back. My task bar at the bottom should have the volume icon, this is gone. When i try to customise my settings it does not allow me to change anything. My start bar is missing the normal icons and when i try to customise i click on apply and nothing happens. Norton have been no help at all even though i am 100% sure they have caused these problems. They keep referring me to microsoft saying basically it's not their problem. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

Answer:Various issues: keyboard settings, toolbar/ start menu issues.

In my opinion... Norton = Problems.There is a lot of other free anti virus software out there, just as good, if not better than Norton.

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Hello

I am running xp

Original problem involved internet being redirected when clicking on links but after reinstalling AVG and running Malwarebytes along with deleting a number of suspicious files that has now discontinued to happen

AVG is still showing multiple issues on daily scans as to is Malwarebytes

Keyboard is now not working correctly and sometimes certain keys will work then later they will

I have run both tests as requested as well as Hijack This

I really appreciate your help

Thank you

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DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Owner at 18:28:42.09 on Wed 22/09/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.61.1033.18.3549.2358 [GMT 10:00]

AV: AVG Internet Security *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
FW: AVG Firewall *enabled* {8decf618-9569-4340-b34a-d78d28969b66}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\Identity Protection\Agent\Bin\AVGIDSAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
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Answer:Keyboard Issues/Repeat Issues on Virus Scan

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Hi everyone.

I have been experiencing serious keyboard issues since Friday on my dell inspiron 1420 laptop.

Goes like this:

Only the keys 5 and 6 work in the numbers row
windows button does not work
Most of the time i can type with my all my letters, but sometimes, pressing letters such as D, E, W executes the windows shortcuts automatically.
For instance, usually to head back to my desktop I use "windows button + D" - with my current problem sometimes only pressing on D will activate that shortcut - and this goes for all windows shortcuts basically making it impossible for me to use my keyboard.

Then sometimes my whole system is going haywire i.e volumes going up and down for no reason, windows that are closing and opening, pages refreshing, exporer opening up for no reason etc. - as if there was a faulty electronics problem randomly activating those buttons.

I have tried to load my system in safe mode but the problem still remains.
I have also just re-installed windows 7 and the problem still remains.

I am almost sure this is a hardware problem - faulty electronics regarding keyboard control

I dont think this is a virus or a malaware issue because re-installing windows did not help.

On another note, while cheking theweb for solution, it has been brought to my attention that other people have this problem (number keys not working except the 5 and 6 ones) and I have yet to find a solution or an explination.

Can anyone help me out?
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Answer:Serious keyboard issues - keyboard has a mind of its own

Have you tried plugging in an external USB keyboard to see if it exhibits the same problem?

If it turns out to be the keyboard, they are available on Ebay and fairly cheap to buy. They aren't difficult to install, usually just a couple of screws.

Here's an example of one on Ebay: New-Keyboard-Dell-Inspiron-1420

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I have some problems with my keyboard. I know that this not an issue with the keyboard, since I have tried two keyboards. One wired, one wireless. Anyway, the problems are that sometimes keys take 5-10 seconds to respond, keys sometimes hang, and that keys sometimes completely stop responding. Remember, all 3 of these problems occur no matter which I try to use. The two keyboards I have tried are the SteelSeries Apex (Wired) and the Logitech K520 (Wireless). More details about keyboards (probably unnecessary):
Apex:
-Customizable color options, also has effects that fade into different colors
-4 profiles with keys to switch (acts like different keyboardsno changes to USB hub)
-2 USB 2.0 Ports
-Takes 2 USB slots
-SteelSeries logo button between right ALT and document (correct word) button
K520:
-Battery Indicator
-Meh, other than that, just an average keyboard with a number pad
EDIT: Ran sfc /scannow, no problems.

Answer:Various keyboard issues (Not a problem with keyboard)

Originally Posted by evantig


I have some problems with my keyboard. I know that this not an issue with the keyboard, since I have tried two keyboards. One wired, one wireless. Anyway, the problems are that sometimes keys take 5-10 seconds to respond, keys sometimes hang, and that keys sometimes completely stop responding. Remember, all 3 of these problems occur no matter which I try to use. The two keyboards I have tried are the SteelSeries Apex (Wired) and the Logitech K520 (Wireless). More details about keyboards (probably unnecessary):
Apex:
-Customizable color options, also has effects that fade into different colors
-4 profiles with keys to switch (acts like different keyboardsno changes to USB hub)
-2 USB 2.0 Ports
-Takes 2 USB slots
-SteelSeries logo button between right ALT and document (correct word) button
K520:
-Battery Indicator
-Meh, other than that, just an average keyboard with a number pad



The Wired keyboards can be either PS/2 [round purple plug] or USB. The Wireless probably used a USB transceiver/dongle.

Since you say the problem is not the keyboard but you don't say whether those same keyboards have been tested on other computers my best guess is the either the keyboards are bad, unlikely for all 3 at the same time, or that the keyboard controller on the motherboard for the ports is bad. My first diagnostic is to shut the computer down and pull the power cord from the back of it, wait a minute and plug it back in and try a... Read more

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I have some problems with my keyboard. I know that this not an issue with the keyboard, since I have tried two keyboards. One wired, one wireless. Anyway, the problems are that sometimes keys take 5-10 seconds to respond, keys sometimes hang, and that keys sometimes completely stop responding. Remember, all 3 of these problems occur no matter which I try to use. The two keyboards I have tried are the SteelSeries Apex (Wired) and the Logitech K520 (Wireless). More details about keyboards (probably unnecessary):
Apex:
-Customizable color options, also has effects that fade into different colors
-4 profiles with keys to switch (acts like different keyboardsno changes to USB hub)
-2 USB 2.0 Ports
-Takes 2 USB slots
-SteelSeries logo button between right ALT and document (correct word) button
K520:
-Battery Indicator
-Meh, other than that, just an average keyboard with a number pad
EDIT: Ran sfc /scannow, no problems.

Answer:Various keyboard issues (Not a problem with keyboard)

evantig said:

I have some problems with my keyboard. I know that this not an issue with the keyboard, since I have tried two keyboards. One wired, one wireless. Anyway, the problems are that sometimes keys take 5-10 seconds to respond, keys sometimes hang, and that keys sometimes completely stop responding. Remember, all 3 of these problems occur no matter which I try to use. The two keyboards I have tried are the SteelSeries Apex (Wired) and the Logitech K520 (Wireless). More details about keyboards (probably unnecessary):
Apex:
-Customizable color options, also has effects that fade into different colors
-4 profiles with keys to switch (acts like different keyboardsno changes to USB hub)
-2 USB 2.0 Ports
-Takes 2 USB slots
-SteelSeries logo button between right ALT and document (correct word) button
K520:
-Battery Indicator
-Meh, other than that, just an average keyboard with a number pad



The Wired keyboards can be either PS/2 [round purple plug] or USB. The Wireless probably used a USB transceiver/dongle.

Since you say the problem is not the keyboard but you don't say whether those same keyboards have been tested on other computers my best guess is the either the keyboards are bad, unlikely for all 3 at the same time, or that the keyboard controller on the motherboard for the ports is bad. My first diagnostic is to shut the computer down and pull the power cord from the back of it, wait a minute and plug it back in and try again. Second would b... Read more

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Question: Keyboard Issues!

In games where I use the directional keys to move around, it seems as though the repeat rate is being applied to the key, because when i try to turn, it starts the turn, then stops, and then it will continue until i let go of the key, just as if i were holding down a letter and having it repeat i.e. oo(delay)ooooooooo
I'm totally lost on how to fix this
 

Answer:Keyboard Issues!

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Hi W club posters. I saw this forum and I thought I might join up to see if I can get some issues cleared up. Every now and then I get keyboard typing problems on forums webpages, ie it is slow to show the letters or they are missed all together. Also I get IE 11 that is very slow to load, using a new tab is slow to load or I have a lot of freezing of pages or IE slow to or not responding messages. It is very frustrating. I have read things like maintenance issues are most likely ie start up clutter, ad ons or malware problems as well. So I have completed malware scans via malwarebytes software, also used win patrol to test what I have in these categories. I have even done a sfc/scannow command and it does say I have some register problems but they cant be repaired. It may be best to load some screen shots to explain better and to go thru these methodically so posters can help in the right way. Anyway cheers for any help in advance.
Theflea.
Edit; I will have to find the method to load pics first!! I did check threads on this but am getting conflicting ways to do it, so do need help on this.

Answer:IE 11 keyboard issues

You could upload them to Photobucket or any other photo sharing site and paste its URL here without the http/www.
But meanwhile, you could back up your bookmarks and reset IE.

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Question: Keyboard Issues

I recently got a new ThinkCentre Edge computer for work. I am having issues with the Num Lock randomly turning off. I know that it is not just me because another girl in the office got the same computer at the same time and she is having the same issue. It is driving us crazy!! Any suggestions as to why this is happening or if it can be resolved??

Answer:Keyboard Issues

Hi,
What model are you using?  The links I have posted support most Edge models.  The supported models are listed near the bottom of each page. 
 
I would start by updating both your keyboard driver here:
 
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS019164
 
And the Hotkey Features Integration here:
 
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS014985
 
Let us know if this helps.





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Question: Keyboard Issues

I'm having problems with a keyboard on a different system than this - It's an ABit BH-6 with a Pentium 3 550. The keyboard simply will not work. I tried it on this system and it works fine. It's completely dead - not even the caps, scroll and num lock lights work. Yes, it is plugged in. Are the PS/2 ports on my system board not working? A simple PS/2 - USB adapter will fix this. Is it something in the keyboard that makes it uncompatible with the board? It's not a device problem in Windows - I can't use it outside of it either (Like hitting del to enter my CMOS). Anyone have this same problem??
 

Answer:Keyboard Issues

Originally posted by Vehementi
Yes, it is plugged in. Are the PS/2 ports on my system board not working? A simple PS/2 - USB adapter will fix this. Is it something in the keyboard that makes it uncompatible with the board? It's not a device problem in Windows - I can't use it outside of it either (Like hitting del to enter my CMOS). Anyone have this same problem?? Click to expand...

Sounds very much like a dead ps/2 port to me...
If it had been something else, you should've noticed it when you switched the keyboard from one 'puter to another.... (BTW: you did test with another keyboard on the BH-6?)
 

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Question: keyboard issues

Hi there, first off let me just say this forum has been an invaluable tool for me and there are tons of great tips and tricks in here.

Ok on to my problem. My girlfriends son decided it would be a grand idea to spill some form of liquid on the keyboard. So of course the kb is fried, but heres the kicker. Neither the physical kb nor the on-screen kb works properly. What could have happened that would have caused both physical and on-screen to fail. She's using XP pro. When the physical kb is plugged in, it makes the system speaker beep like a key is being pressed too long, so she unplugged it and attempted to use the on-screen, which worked for a bit. Then she rebooted and now the on-screen has fail.

Would anyone know if this can be solved w/o having to do a MB replacement or reinstalling XP?

Thanks in advanced for any help.
 

Answer:keyboard issues

I'm presuming this is desktop pc?

Have you tried another keyboard at all?
 

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Question: Keyboard issues

I have a Dell N5010 and they L key on the keyboard isnt working. Now the kicker is, neither does the L key on the virtual keyboard when i pull it up. Whats the deal?

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Question: Keyboard issues

I just recently purchased a new keyboard (Microsoft Natural Keyboard 4000). It was working for awhile till yesterday whet key started not working properly, for instance when I pressed the 'c' key it would also type a 'z'. So I tried reinstalling the drivers and that just made it worse. The caps key kept relatively turning on and off. I decided to reinstall them again. This time none of the keys work, but it detects the keyboard; I have also tried using multiple USB ports with no success. I have not spilt anything on the keyboard; t is about 3 days old. Threes also no junk in between the keys. I used the Microsoft onscreen keyboard to type this out so Iím sorry if threes not that much information. I noticed when I press the caps lock on the onscreen keyboard it lights up on the keyboard. And yes I did uninstall the previous keyboard drivers before I installed the new ones.

Thanks for any help in advance!
 

Answer:Keyboard issues

Maybe the keyboard is simply faulty, try it on someone elses computer and see if it does the same thing.
 

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Question: keyboard issues

My friend has a laptop in which randoms keys on the keyboard do not work. For example, I open notepad and about 50% of the keys do nothing including the f# keys. Its always the same ones. I reformatted the hd and reinstalled windows xp. When I had to enter my personal information it still didn't work. After it finally got to the desktop I opened notepad. I borrowed a usb keyboard and plugged it in. Somehow the same keys still didn't work even on the external keyboard!!!! I am sure its not a coincidence.

PLEASE HELP!
What is wrong and how do I fix it??

Answer:keyboard issues

Is it possible your friend spilled a substance into the laptop? That could have that effect. At any rate, it isn't too difficult/expensive to replace a keyboard if you do it yourself.

Regards,

Brandon

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When using my keyboard, you have to hold down the button for about a 3 seconds before it recognizes you hit it.. Also, you have to wait about a second before repeat keys are allowed...  I changed everything I could find in settings, etc. to speed up the second issue (0.3 seconds) but i would prefer to have the CPU working like it did when i bought it.

Answer:keyboard issues for a G50-45

Hi jeffarm26 , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Would using another USB keyboard be different ?
Would you have same issue using a newly created user account (local admin) ?
 
You can try turning off the filter keys .
From Control Panel  > Ease of Access Center> Set up Filter keys then Uncheck box for Turn on Filter keys 
 
Update us how things go. 
 
 
Regards
 

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HiI'm having trouble signing onto my computer.  My keyboard is wireless but it stop working, so I bought a wired keyboard hoping I could plug it in and enter my password.  Unfortunately, no such luck.  I thought the keyboard was working but when I plug it into my labtop in installed its drivers.  So I guess I need to get pass my login screen for it to work on my desktop.  I can't use my keyboard, is there any other options that I can use to sign onto my desktop.  If I was to purchase a docking station would that allow me to plug my cpu into my labtop and sign on that way.  I don't know, I grasping at straws.  Someone please help me if you can.Thanks, Hattie

Answer:Keyboard issues

Windows got built in drivers any wired keyboard should be able to use without installing anything.I presume this is a USB keyboard? Did it come with a USB to PS/2 adapter? If it did, plug it in to the PS/2 port. A keyboard connected via PS/2 is the all compatible, fail safe keyboard you should always have for emergencies.This is the adapter I'm talking about.Quote from: Chewzy42 on February 16, 2008, 12:11:41 PMIf I was to purchase a docking station would that allow me to plug my cpu into my labtop and sign on that way.  I don't know, I grasping at straws.  Someone please help me if you can.You want a docking station that allows you to control your Desktop computer via your laptop... never heard about such a thing.You can remote control your computer via Remote Desktop.

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Question: Keyboard Issues

This is the issue.  I have a HP Probook 430 G1.  Only some keys on the keyboard do not work.  Now I did change out the keyboard with a known good one but I still have the issue.   I ran the Keyboard test with the following results: Q-P, \, del, return, & the period keys.  If I try use Control>ALt>delete I also do not get anything and that could be because the delete key doesn't work. Any ideas? 

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Question: Keyboard issues

My desktop's keyboard has been acting odd lately, mixing up keys like @ and ", to name just one. I initially thought it was a hardware issue, but then I noted a similar problem with my laptop. Now I'm beginning to wonder if it's a Trojan problem, because I've used the same flash drive in both computers. I would really appreciate some help. My desktop's HJT logfile is attached:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.3 (BETA)
Scan saved at 9:04:37 PM, on 1/10/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2010\avp.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Lite\DTLite.exe
C:\Program Files\Avro Keyboard\Avro Keyboard.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZQKPICK.EXE
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqimzone.exe
C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2010\avp.exe
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Question: Keyboard Issues

Quite often my keyboard starts doing weird stuff. When I'm playing a game it usually start to mess up. The enter button starts to shift my game between windowed and full screen mode. None of the letter keys work. As well, the space turns into a right-click. Sometimes its followed by my left click on my mouse opening the properties of whatever I click on.

For a bit pressing the left and right shift+ctrl+alt worked, but now it doesn't and it happens more frequently.
 

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Question: Keyboard issues

I have got a new multimeia keyboard - the SC-P16 and I think it is causing problems.
Firstly - I can't work out how to set up the hot keys anyway !!!
But more worrying, since I have been using it, my internet seems to be freezing quite often and I am not sure if there is a remedy. I did however come across the following information and wondered if anyone could interpret this for me !
I am sorry it is long winded but am now wondering if I should just replace the keyboard.

There is some interesting news for all you happy(?) owners of Hewlitt Packard Pavilions out there, to say the least. It seems that if you have the "One touch multimedia keyboard", you also have some spyware software by Netropa pre-installed. The executable for this is "mmkeybd.exe".

This is nothing new for HP however, since they are also the proud purveyors of other phone home apps such as Wild Tangent Games and Backweb, both of which are known to be violators of your privacy.

Similar to any trojan horse program, the keyboard pings a server at regular intervals to keep the internet connection alive when you are using a dialup connection. If you use any of the keyboard's hot keys, this software also uses redirects. HP contends that these redirects are for market research so that future keyboards will have the functions customers use most... Sure.

There is no fully satisfactory solution to this problem as far as I know. If you disable mmkeybd.exe with msconfig for exampl... Read more

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Question: Keyboard Issues

I recently did some upgrading to my PC. I upgraded to a Soyo SY-P4VTE motherboard, and switched over all my hardware and drives. All my hardware is recognized, and when I start up my system, I can use my keyboard to perform any normal functions (BIOS changes, and other such things). Unfortunately, as soon as Windows loads (XP Home) it no longer detects the keyboard. The mouse has this same problem. So as soon as Windows loads (to where I need to re-activate it because of the MB switch), I can do nothing.
Any ideas as to why the keyboard functions in the BIOS and not windows would be appreciated. This is a problem I've never encountered the likes of.
 

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Question: keyboard issues

This problem is happening on two different laptops, both Windows 7, so I'm wondering if it's a virus. On many occasions, but not every time, my cursor will jump to another spot in the text and continue typing in the middle of another word. It seems to happen when a word ends in "t". It's becoming extremely annoying and I'd love to get it fixed. I have searched for this problem, but have not found anything about it. Help would be much appreciated.

Answer:keyboard issues

Been having the same problem.

It is very annoying and happens when I am typing a bit faster. I have to check all my mails very thoroughly.

I was going to check the speed but have only got round to looking at the problem now.

Any help will be appreciated.

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Question: Keyboard Issues

Hello, my keyboard is unbearably slow. I can barely type.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:55:20 PM, on 1/14/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ZcfgSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_09\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ifrmewrk.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\SHSTAT.EXE
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\UdaterUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Network Associates\TalkBack\tbmon.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\lib\NMBgMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\WMPNSCFG.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\McTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apntex.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\basfipm.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
C:\Progra... Read more

Answer:Keyboard Issues

was it working well one day and slow the next? did you change some settings or installed some software which caused the keyboard to become slow? if you know the approximate date of when it worked fine just use system restore and it should fix your problem.
 

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Question: Keyboard Issues

This is an incredibly strange issue I have with my keyboard.  All the keys work just fine, it responds fine in Windows, however whenever I open some games (IE: Warhammer Online, Soldat), in-game the keybindings set won't work.  my keyboard is completely unresponsive to movement in-game.  I can type messages but besides that nothing.  The only keys that appear to work are left+right shift, left+right ctrl, left+right alt, esc, enter and f12.  When I try to change the bind of a key in-game, it shows the key set as "pause" for every single key except for the working ones.  I can successfully move my character using the WASD keys only when i hold down alt or any of the other working keys.  Any idea whats going on?  it's clearly not a driver issue but something is going on........

Answer:Keyboard Issues

Oh sorry forgot specs!I've tried non-usb and usb keyboards, no dice for either.Windows XP Pro SP2MSI G33M MoboPentium D 3.0 (OCed to 3.46)Nvidia GeForce 7800 GT2x1gb Patriot somethingorother, 2x1gb G.skill DDR2Rosewill 550w PSU

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Question: Keyboard Issues

Hi,
I have got an old laptop that had loads of viruses on it. I formatted the hard drive and installed windows xp. The computer ran windows ok. Since then I have only installed BitDefender and ZoneAlarm. The computer has been connected to the internet only to try to register these two programs.

Now, when the computer is turned on, programs run and load at a normal speed, but the keyboard does not respond unless you hold the keys down for around 3-6 seconds. From task manager less than 30% of the available memory is being used. What can I do to solve this?
Thanks
Phil

Answer:Keyboard Issues

Have you tried another keyboard just to rule out a faulty keyboard?

Have you installed any motherboard driver it may need? (depends which keyboard it is)

This is shareware, but you can run it to test if all your keys work fine, or if one of the keys is stuck: http://softempire.com/keyboardtest.html

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Question: Keyboard issues

Hi,I have a HP dv2700 Notebook PC, and the keyboard stopped working.  None of the buttons work what so ever.  Is there something I can do to try to fix this issue before I just go and get it replaced? or repaired?

Answer:Keyboard issues

check connections, try another keyboard if you can?

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My Hp G6 is using the keyboard for hotkeys. For example: when I press "g" windows help center starts. I've installed ubuntu linux, and it does the same thing. I have no clue what is wrong, this makes things VERY difficult to type. Would someone please help?

My model: Hp G6 AMD A4 (Charcoal gray)
 

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Question: Keyboard issues?

Hey all,

I have a problem with my computer which is causing bleeping on start up ;) Also when I try to type with my keyboard the characters that appear are incorrect. I am currently using the on screen keyboard which is FUN. Following is an example: a= no character b= xb c= c8 d= d e=e f= 2f.

I have logged into the visitor profile and used system restore to no good effect. I am unable to sign to my profile due to the keyboard problem. I suspecr my daughter(toddler) was messing with he computer whn I was fixing lunchfor us. Does anyone know what is causing this?

Any help would be appreciated.

I did a search for "keyboard issues xp desktop" and did not find anything relevant

Answer:Keyboard issues?

System manufacturer...and model?

Can you boot into safe mode?

Louis

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I'm currently having issues with all of the keys at the top of my keyboard. All of them do not work properly, the audio buttons, the buttons for changing the brightness, etc. None of them are working properly and I have no idea how to fix it.  Hopefully you can help me. Thank you for your time.

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Question: Keyboard issues

Sometimes I am typing right along either in a forum or email and look up and the typing stopped on me just swapped keyboard from another PC so we can rule that out, any clues?
 

Answer:Keyboard issues

Sounds like your application just lost focus. Download Tweak UI.

In Tweak UI> general> focus> check Prevent applications from stealing focus and click ok.
 

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Question: Keyboard Issues

So -- I'm not even sure this is a malware related issue, but I suppose it could be. Every once in awhile when I am typing, either in Word or on the web, without any reason at all, letters will start typing in all caps. And I'm not hitting the caps lock button.

When the system is in this state, the shift button no longer capitalizes or lowercases letters. Shift just doesn't work. The only way I know of to get a lowercase letter is by pressing CAPS LOCK. But when caps lock is pressed, letters will all be lowercase. When I press caps lock again, it is in all uppercase. This is annoying because when it is in this state, I can't make any sentences with both capital and lowercase letters.
I figured out that if I open a command prompt, and press the shift button and various letters in there, it will take me out of this state.

I just have no idea what is causing this. Nothing comes up on a virus scan -- FYI I am running Webroot virus scanner and Windows XP.

A little bit more background... Not sure this is in any way relevant to my problem here, but here it is. Earlier, my Chrome browser had an annoying thing called "Binkiland" on there for a long time. So I recently went through a bunch of websites, one told me to go through my the windows registry to delete all references to binkyland, which I did. Binkyland is no more.

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Answer:Keyboard Issues

So nobody has any ideas about this?
 

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I am running windows XP PRO and i am having a problem that is prohibiting me from entering the OS. My keyboard does not work inside of windows. It works fine in dos or in Linux as i am using a bootable Linux cd right now. I am trying not to have to reinstall windows. I have also booted to Norton 2003 to see if it was a virus and nothing was discovered. Any help that you guys can offer on this one would be most appreciated.
 

Answer:Different Keyboard Issues

Is this a replacement keyboard for one that has all of the programmed function buttons? You can also go into device manager, delete it's listing and boot again. Does it work in safe mode at all? If it works in safe mode then it is definately a driver issue.
 

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Question: Keyboard Issues...

ok so far ive had my y510 for about 2 months now and im loving it! only issue i have had is have u guys noticed when u happen to be typing the cursor will sometimes jump to a previous spot in ur sentence. example: (how the sentence should be) Hi my name is Phil and i enjoy walking my dog, Sparky, to the park, where he can jump and play all day. (how it'l come out) Hi my name is Phil and i enjoy walwhere he can jump and play all day.king my dog, Sparky, to the park this always seems to happen to me and ive made sure my thumbs are not touching the mousepad as i type.













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Answer:Keyboard Issues...

Humm well thats interesting... Well i had mine 1 day an the N key on the keyboard broke! So i just sent is back in to get it fixed today! So i dont have my ideapad for a week ((

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Question: Keyboard Issues

I have a strange issue, whereby sometimes my keyboard will not work in almost every app. Numlock, Capslock and the windows key work, but I cannot type any letters or numbers. The only app that works ok is Chrome. I have the latest Logitech drivers installed and the mouse works ok. The only way to get the keyboard to work again is to restart. Has anyone else experienced keyboard issues in Windows 10?

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Question: keyboard issues

Only some keys work yet those keys type non corresponding letters. Why? Only mouse works properly an onscreen keyboard.

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Question: keyboard issues

already reboot my hp elitebook windows 7 but some of the keys in the keyboard is still not working. Also tried uninstallin the keyboard in device manager but still the same need some help...

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Question: Keyboard issues

I play a videogame called Spore, and there is an assymetry feature in the creator, it requires me to hold A. I want to know how to disable my computer freezing the mouse when keys are held down.

Answer:Keyboard issues

Welcome to Seven Forums
You can go to control panel >keyboard and adjust the speed of the delay, I don't see a place to disable it completely.
If I remember correctly in XP you would get a sticky key error and could make changes then but in Seven it looks as if you could adjust the speed in which it allows you to hold down a key, now I don't know how this is going to effect the rest of your game play but you might want to give it a try.

Perhaps someone else may have a better ideal
Fabe

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Question: Keyboard issues

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad Z61t which I have had for about a year now. A few days ago the keys " q o e i w r u" stopped working. At first the problem came and went but now it refuses to go away. I have noticed a few things. First, the keys briefly work when the computer is turned on. I also made the problem go away yesterday by doing a system restore to before my most recent windows update. That solution seems to be impossible this time around because the restore point has disappeared.  I have trouble believing it is strictly a hardware problem when it can be resolved by a system restore.Also, I am currently living in France and would be in serious trouble if I had to make do without the laptop for an extended period of time. Any help would be greatly appreciated so I don't have to write anything else via copy and paste.An external keyboard didn't have that problem -- it didn't work at allThanks

Answer:Keyboard issues

Could you please tell me how i can resolve or find the solution regarding i have lenovo keyboard that letters has fade out ,it's wireless and modal number is KBRF3971

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Question: keyboard issues

My keyboard only works on the login screen in Windows (10) but as soon as I log in it stops working completely. tried to go in safe mode but same problem, keyboard only works on the login screen. I don't think it's a hardware problem since it worked in login screen.

Any effort to help is appreciated.

my laptop:

Lenovo y50-70
 

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Question: Keyboard Issues?

I installed XP Home over Me on my Mothers computer yesterday, all went perfect until I tried to send an e-mail and the @ key when pressed registers a "....what's up? Any help will be welcome.
 

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Question: Keyboard issues

My computer came with a new mouse and keyboard it is a ibuypower and the keyboard I think is ProHT. It will be working fine one min and than not the next (like it was unplugged but its not). They were brand new and I got them bout 8 months ago its been doing this for months though. Same with the mouse. Can I fix this?

Answer:Keyboard issues

Replace them temporary with a friends. If the issue disappears, they were defective from the beginning. It happens.

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Question: Keyboard Issues

On a toshiba laptop, buttons are no longer working. Not sure why or how they stopped but they just did. I did not spill anything on it, I did drop it like 2 weeks ago but it has been working just fine and now has stopped. Here are the buttons that are working in their order. Please help!!

`1234567890-=
qwertyuiop[]\
asdfghjkl
zbn,./

As you will see, the last row is the biggest issues, but the are a few issues with another row. Also, the aps lok button is not working. Those words are not spelled right either, quite annoying suddenly not being able to spell. HELP!!

Answer:Keyboard Issues

Hi,

I would also suggest you to do Flee Power, remove the battery and charger/ac adapter/power cord from your notebook, press and hold the power button for 20 seconds to discharge any residual current inside the laptop.
When a specific key is not working, turn off the computer and use a can of compressed air to clean around the problem key and then retest the keyboard. If the issue still persists, try an external USB or Bluetooth keyboard to test if it responds correctly.


After following the preceding steps and the notebook keyboard still does not work or neither work correctly, then I would suggest replacing the keyboard.

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Question: Keyboard Issues

My keys can't keep up with me I have to go slow and wait on cursor before I can type next letterCan someone please help me my computer isn't very old

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Question: Keyboard issues

I am typing on my laptop now and its fine but when I need to email or fill in online forms it wont type. Sometimes T and G work but that's it, anyone know how to fix?

Answer:Keyboard issues

if you have a desktop keyboard, give it a try. it will help us to know where to start. also what is the full model number of the laptop

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