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Question: The part of the keyboard doesn't work

In was doing my daily laptop routine and out of nowhere the whole qwerty bar started not responding. For some reasons, it works perfectly fine, but sometimes I have to press the key very hard for it to respond. Even that not always works. Is there a way to fix this without replacing the keyboard? I am sick and fed up with it and I have to use the screen keyboard to write this article. My computer model is Lenovo Yoga 900-13SK. I run on windows 10.

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Hi I have a problem with the numeric keypad on the right of my HP Pavilion 15-P258NL, my operating system is Windows 10 with all updates, but the problem is that some keys do not work as "1 2 3 7 8 9 and wrapped + and enter ". To make them work I have to repeatedly press on them, like a dozen times and then work for a while, do you how you can help me thanks in advance ...

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My husband's PC has Windows 7 and IE 9. When he logs onto his Grand Lodge site the login is excepted but when he selects membership list the button "grays out" and that next window does not open. Something about "java script" flashes at bottom of window but doesn't stay long enough to read. He can select any of the other options from the initial page and the window loads with no problem. He has used this site for over 2 years without any problems until now.
He contacted the site's web master and he trouble shot it and told him he needed Java and had him install it. It still doesn't work. The only change in his computer was that he upgraded from IE 8 to IE9. I took it back to IE 8 by using F12. It still won't work. The web master is stumped as to why it won't work.
I have Windows 7 and IE 10, I have no problem logging into the site and selecting the membership option. I do NOT have Java on my system.
Can anyone figure this out?
 

Answer:Solved: Part of web site doesn't work

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For the last month or so, every time I log off my account, the keyboard does not register at the Windows Log In screen. This makes it so I have to restart the computer and then it works fine.
There are three accounts on the computer, the casing has been half removed for the last 3 months, a DVD burner and driver recently installed 3 months ago and I am using a wireless off brand USB keyboard and mouse.
OS: Windows Xp Home Edition 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
As for the second part, the computer requires several restarts to boot up, sometimes up to twenty minutes of turning on and off to boot up. Only started doing this a week ago.

Answer:My Keyboard doesn't work, and the computer turns on but doesn't start.

It sounds like something is wrong with your Windows XP drivers. Something like that happened to me while building my computer, and when I boot up the keyboard did not work because my copy of windows XP was bad. You could try reinstalling windows XP, and It might work better, but I dont have a definite answer to your problem.

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Hi,

I have a user with a Tecra M2 whose keyboard is no longer functioning properly, 2 or 3 keys work (Enter, space, caps lock), the rest of them when pressed cause a very quiet "beep" noise to come from the laptop.

I assumed this keyboard was faulty - I attached a usb keyboard to the laptop, but this has exactly the same symptoms, they keys dont work and when pressed the beep noise comes from the laptop, no characters appear on screen.

The laptop boots to the Windows XP login screen fine.

Any ideas what has caused this, and what the solution would be?

Thanks

Answer:M2 Keyboard problem - attaching external keyboard doesn't work either

Hello,

Sounds to me like the keyboard controller on the motherboard has gone bad. Since it causes the defect on an external keyboard then your motherboard is bad. If it was only the keyboard then an external one would work fine. But all keyboard types connected to a portable are routed first through the Keyboard controller integrated on the motherboard, then the characters are displayed. When this goes bad no keyboard will work, not even an external one. And the only fix to this is replacing the motherboard. Hope this helps.

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Hi,

My Sat Pro 6100 has just been away for the usual motherboard and power board replacement with Toshiba, but now I have a strange keyboard problem.

When I turn it on, all the keys work. After a few minutes, '3' doesn't work, then 'r' fails, then '5','7','8','9','0' stop working. At this stage I can feel something getting very hot under the middle of the keyboard. A reboot and no keys work. Another reboot with an external PS2 keyboard, and the internal keyboard is still faulty (some keys work, others don't) but the external one works correctly.

Now if the pc didn't get so hot under the middle of the internal keyboard, then I would conclude that the keyboard was faulty, but for it to fail slowly and sequentially like this, and it fails the same way every day (Since the Toshiba rebuild!).

Maybe, internal keyboard controller overheating?
Does anyone know what this might be? :-(

Cheers,
Homer

Answer:Keyboard on Sat Pro 6100 doesn't work properly after remedial work

Right under the keyboard of your pro 6100 is the VGA graphics controller (the keyboard cable plugs into the same card). It is normal that this part becomes warm during usage.

It's strange that your problem appears after a while and not right away.

It might be just an improper reseating of the keyboard cable (it's a thin layer like a photo film-negative) that easily pops out, but... it can be something more serious, too. (Especially since you had the upgrade done where hardware had to be changed)

I would consult the service center once again and ask for instructions how to deal with this. Don't ignore it (by using an external keyboard instead of the malfunctioning internal) as it might end up into something more serious soon...

Regards

electrochain

P.S. Please keep us updated on your steps

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The keyboard that i'm using doesn't work right lately. I've been using it for months already. Now, the big Enter key doesn't work, sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't work at all. Also, I couldn't type "m" and "o". I tried to press "num lock" and other keys on the right side of the keyboard, sometimes I got those two letters work only once, then they dead again.

I thought it is the problem with the keyboard that i'm using. Thefore, I changed to brand new keyboard. This time, the "m" works, ENTER key works, but the "o", ".", and "(" don't work at all.

Also, a weird thing is that eventhough I didn't type the "p" key, but i kept popping up when I typed "a" and "u" key. This problem happens to both new and old keyboards.

I'm thinking about virus that causes my PC doesn't take the input keys correctly.

Any suggestion guys?

Answer:My keyboard doesn't work right

Turn it upside down and spank it!

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Hello, I'm new here in this forum and I have problem with my PC. It happened when I have restart my PC. The LEDs should lights up when the PC boots up but now the keyboard doesn't react at all. When I try to press any key the mouse will not work either. Well, the PC boots up and I can log-in using mouse becuase I didn't put password on user log-in. But when I press any of the keys the PC hangs. I don't know what to do. I ended up borrowing my brother's System Unit. Is it the motherboard's PS/2 port? What would be the cause?Thanks in advance. Hoping for any solutions...

Answer:Keyboard doesn't work

http://oror.essortment.com/troubleshooting_rzlu.htmhttp://ntcompatible.com/PS2_Keyboard_doesnt_work_in_Windows_XP_anymore_t29794.html

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As the description states, I think that the keyboard driver was corrupted by one or more viruses back when I got infected with AV Security 2012 and ZeroAccess, among others.
However, my computer has since been declared clean after a great save by SweetTech.

I may be wrong about the virus being the cause of the problem, but I do know it's a software problem, as the keyboard will work while the computer is booting up, (long enough that I can still put it in safe mode) but as soon as Windows boots the physical keyboard becomes totally unresponsive, even in safe mode.

The On-screen keyboard still works.
I don't know whether a USB keyboard would work or not, as I don't have one.

I hve already tried different keyboards, uninstalling and reinstallng the keyboard driver normally, in safemode, and also reinstalling after rebooting the computer, but it didn't work.

The device status for the keyboard is:
This device cannot start (code 10)

Answer:Keyboard doesn't work, please help

The device status for the keyboard is:This device cannot start (code 10)Hi -This is one of the most common error messages that you will ever get, as it means so many things Please post a snapshot with Speccy - This way we can see a few devices that are connected -How to Publish a snapshot with Speccy <<-- DirectionsThank You -

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If i am typing something and try to type a number, the last letter I typed shows up instead of the numbers. Sticky keys is disabled. There is nothing wrong with my keyboard as I changed it and it still won't type numbers or symbols

Answer:The top row of my keyboard doesn't work

You might have some accessible settings on.. Check out the accessible settings within Windows 7 and see what that says.

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HP Pavilion dv4-2160us is the model of my laptop. The keyboard of my laptop doesn't work i can't even type the password of my laptop because of that. I already tried things like removing the battery for 5 minutes and when i always try to click the 'ease of access' at the below left of the screen. Your suggestions will be a big help. Thanks

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The keyboard doesn't work. I have two keyboards (ps/2 and usb) and after uninstalling my antivirus (avast), none of them work in windows (they work in bios section). All other usb devices like mouse and gamepad work.
Here is the screenahot of device manager:

Answer:Keyboard doesn't work

Try one at a time- right click each keyboard device listed. Then in new small window that appears left click update driver.

Let us know if this works.

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Hi! I have a laptop Acer ES1-P9QU and all of a sudden, the keyboard doesn't work anymore! It was all ok yesterday and not today! I tried to restart my laptop and put an update and it still doesn't working. I type with the "virtual keyboard", but it's really long! I have my laptop since less then 5 months, so I don't understand anything that is happening  Thanks for help!

Answer:Keyboard doesn't work!

Hello, I think you own an Aspire ES1-531-P9QU. In this case, you should try this: 1. Shut down your laptop2. Disconnect the AC adapter3. Wait few minutes4. Follow this procedureNote: The battery reset pinhole is marked with this symbol on the bottom of the laptop.

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Quite frequently my decktop starts up but the keyboard doesn't work; the mouse is OK. Sometimes the k/b is OK if I reboot. This has been occuring for about 9 months. I was told to do a 'System Restore' to cure it, which it did but only until next PC reboot. Surely this problem can be fixed permanently?Can anyone advise please?(PC is about 2 years old running XP Home.)

Answer:Keyboard doesn't work

Type of Keyboard? PS2, USB direct or wireless?

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I don't know why but when I write the alphabet A-Z I get wrong letters. abcdefgh51230*qrs4vxyz I have no clue what happen.All my settings look normal, Tho I remember that I was using CCleaner so I don't know if it did anything weird or what happen OS:XP It's a laptop It haven't been that way the hole time just when I started it today

Answer:Keyboard doesn't work

Try turning number lock off.

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Hi
It is about 3 days that I am having a problem with my satellite L20-217 keyboard.
When I right it miss some characters in a sentence.
Like when I want to write ?Toshiba? it suddenly doesn?t type the ?T?, so I will have oshiba. It is not with a specific key, it just happens in the middle of typing with any key even space or backspace.

Please help.
Thank you

Answer:Sat L20-217: Sometimes keyboard doesn't work

Hello

Believe me the same happen to me but I use external keyboard connected to my Tecra. I believe that it is my fault because I write very fast and sometimes is the button not pressed properly.

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Using Windows 8, I have discovered that the shift key doesn't work. I have to use cap's lock. Every time I click the cap's lock, an ' appears. I have to delete that before typing my capital word. Without shift, I can't make many important punctuation marks like the exclamation point and the
question mark. Using an on screen keyboard works, but it's so hard to move your mouse to click each letter. Also, the control key doesn't work. Earlier, whenever I typed the space, a space and a zero appeared. And now space works, but zero doesn't. Whenever I type zero, it become an 0. Not to mention that when I type one, 31 comes up, and when I type three, 31 comes up, too. Also, when I search something online, or save a PowerPoint, or anything else, it will bring something else up. For example, I want to search Mario online, before I can type ma, https://mail.go... comes up and I have to delete everything but the m and the a and start typing again. This started today, though I didn't download anything in the past week besides using http://www.youtube..., which is used by many others. I tried describing every problem to the best I could, and painfully typed with all the problems, so I hope someone answers. Please feel free to ask me
questions. Please elaborate with both
questions and answers. I will re-post this tomorrow if nobody answers or solves the problem. And then continue posting this every hour.
 

Answer:Keyboard doesn't work right

NEVER HAD ANY PROBLEMS LIKE THIS BEFORE
 

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After a power outage my brothers keyboard quit working. He has a desk top computer only one year old. He uses XP. We have rebooted several times. When booting up before Windows opens DOS says it can not find the keyboard.

We made sure the keyboard is plugged in properly (It is not USB connected). We tried another working keyboard, which also didn't work. In Windows we tried adding new hardware. The keyboard is not showing up in the hardware list.

Everything worked fine until the power outage. The computer was in the sleep mode at the time. The mouse continues to work fine and everything else works like it should.

Thank you!
 

Answer:Keyboard doesn't work.

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So I'm not sure when this started happening but sometimes when I leave my computer unattended for a few hours and it goes to the login screen or when it goes to sleep/hibernate and reawakes on the login screen my keyboard won't work so I have to pop open my onscreen keyboard to type my password in then reboot my computer so that my computer will work
 

Answer:Keyboard doesn't work sometimes

What sort of keyboard?? PS2, USB, Wireless ??
 

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A close relative has the following problem: Keyboard doesn't work. Error message "no driver" with yellow exclamation point. Tried substituting another keyboard, into a different port. Still didn't work. WinXPpro environment (upgraded from ME around Christmas time). Not one button on the keyboard works. Is there a solution?

pjblevin
 

Answer:keyboard doesn't work

Try right clicking on the keyboard and clicking Uninstall

Reboot the computer

Hopefully, Windows will find it on reboot,

make sure it is in the correct PS/2 socket
 

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Hi,

I have satellite A10-131, my Keyboard are not work because I wash it by fomclean .so I think maybe an error in ship keyboard or notebook.
What the possible in keyboard or notebook?
If error in keyboard I want to buy a new keyboard, where can I get one cheap?

Thanks in advance
akrab

Answer:Sat A10-131: Keyboard doesn't work

Hi,

I think you should go to a Toshiba service partner to let them check where the problem is. If it is the keyboard, you can get a new one there, maybe a cheap used one. Or you should search in ebay for a keyboard.

Bye

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Hey Guys!! This is my first post, so we'll see how it goes.
So, here's the problem: I used the registry backup program on my computer to reverse some changes I had made to my system. Now, the keyboard doesn't work. It works when Windows boots (when Windows says "Press F8 for advanced startup options) but it doesn't work after that. Because of this, I can't login to Windows. Does anybody know what the problem is? By the way, my computer is a Compaq Armada E500 running Windows 2000 Professional.
 

Answer:Keyboard Doesn't Work

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HP HP Pavilion Desktop PC 570-pOXX. Windows 10 Home (X64) Version 1703 (build 15063.540)

using on screen keyboard. worked fine until after lunch [about 5 hours ago]. changed batteries; no luck. disabled all startup progs and cold booted. boot menu offers run cmd prompt and tried it. cmd accepted keyboard. rebooted again [without startups]. still no kb. dev mgr says driver ok.

[earlier today the dvd drive was unrecognized but i found a registry fix that worked.]

edit: started in safe mode: no luck. tried system restore. it stalled and never restarted. will try another restore point. tomorrow [tuesday] i'll try out a system recovery usb that i made recently.

Answer:help! keyboard doesn't work

Hello Bob mate what did you try in safe mode or did it not go into safe mode? the latter sounds ominous. But if you can try
Run SFC Command in Windows 10 Windows 10 Performance Maintenance Tutorials
&
Drive Error Checking in Windows 10 Windows 10 Performance Maintenance Tutorials for starters

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Hi! I have a laptop Acer ES1-P9QU and all of a sudden, the keyboard doesn't work anymore! It was all ok yesterday and not today! I tried to restart my laptop and put an update and it still doesn't working. I type with the "virtual keyboard", but it's really long! I have my laptop since less then 5 months, so I don't understand anything that is happening  Thanks for help!

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HP HP Pavilion Desktop PC 570-pOXX. Windows 10 Home (X64) Version 1703 (build 15063.540)

using on screen keyboard. worked fine until after lunch [about 5 hours ago]. changed batteries; no luck. disabled all startup progs and cold booted. boot menu offers run cmd prompt and tried it. cmd accepted keyboard. rebooted again [without startups]. still no kb. dev mgr says driver ok.

[earlier today the dvd drive was unrecognized but i found a registry fix that worked.]

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My keyboard doesn't work after upgrading to Windows 10 . I have to press down the key for 3-5 seconds to get it working. Looking for solution. Thanks.

Answer:Keyboard doesn't work

Hi, Check the following. Open windows Control Panel and in the top right, next to View by: select 'Large Icons'.  From the new layout, select the 'Ease of Access Centre'. Select the option 'Make the keyboard easier to use'. If there is a tick next to 'Turn on Filter Keys' or 'Turn on Sticky Keys', click the box to remove it, then click Apply and Ok to save this change. Regards, DP-K

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The n key had been not working properly and now it stopped all together. I took the key off and tried pressing the white piece of soft plastic but nothing shows up. Is it time to get a new keyboard or is there something else to try? It seems like such a waist to throw out a keyboard when 1/100+ keys stopped working.
 

Answer:1 key on keyboard doesn't work

Try it on another PC and see.
 

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The Keyboard doesn't work, but the mouse does,
And i can't log in to windows at all because i need a password
and I can't use the EBCD (If you know what that is) because it is
Windows MCE which doesn't load like XP Pro although it is so it doesn't show a good load of it >.>

Also the keyboard works in Knoppix and in EBCD
but it doesn't work in Windows and i have tried 4 2 P/s2 and 2 USB keyboards

the computer is HP Media Center PC M7640n
AMD 64 Dual Core 5000+
2 Gigs of RAM
 

Answer:Keyboard Doesn't Work

thats a right pain in the ****, does it work in post and bios?
 

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Hello, I have a laptop (model HP G4 255) and I've just noticed that the led of the F6 key doesn't light up anymore when I completely  turn down the volume, even if the key is still working. Can you tell me why I don't see the light anymore and how can I solve this problem? The LED is very useful and I'd like to have it back!!! Thank you!!!

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Hi,I just started to install my apps on my new X1 Carbon 2014 20A7 and the adaptive keys don't work at all. I installed the latest version of the BIOS (1.16) and all drivers through the Lenovo System update; I also did check the BIOS pluging a USB keyboard to my X1; all is normal it seems (unless there is somehting specific to check to ensure the adaptive keyboard is enabled). I also tried to install the Hotkey Features Integration (http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS029026) but the only option when installing is "Fn Incrustation" which is version 8.33; no other option available ; is it normal ? I've been using Thinkpad for 20 years and this is the first time I face such issues with a laptop making it useless as I can't use the Fn keys ... Thanks in advance for any help you may provide.Regards,Yann

Answer:Adaptive keyboard doesn't work

Hi Yann75,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As per your query we understood that you are having an issue with Adaptive Keys on ThinkPad X1 Carbon.
 
To make Adaptive Keys to function you have to install Hotkey features along with Lenovo power manager application.
 
System and software requirements:
 
To install the Adaptive Keyboard on Lenovo computers, your system must meet the following requirements:
? ThinkPad® X1 Carbon computer (20A7 or 20A8)
? Drivers for ThinkPad X1 Carbon computer (20A7 or 20A8)
? Windows 7 operating system or Windows 8.1 operating system
? Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or later (Windows 7 only)
 
To use the Adaptive keys on your computer, get the following items installed on your computer:
? Latest BIOS version for ThinkPad X1 Carbon computer (20A7 or 20A8)
? Graphics card driver
? Audio card driver
? Power Manager driver
? Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or later (Windows 7 only)
? Hotkey Features Integration package
? Dragon Assistant
? EyeSight Gesture Control
? Communication Utility (Window 7 only)
? Levono Settings (Window 8.1 only)
 
Hope this helps!
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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Hey Guys,when i run pascal(it runs in a command prompt windows) i can type and it's fine but when i make the windows fullscreen ,the keyboardstops working,any ideas how to solve the problem?Thanks In Advance

Answer:KeyBoard Doesn't Work in FullScreen

Follow this link and post more details about your system, OS, etc.:http://www.computerhope.com/cgi-bin/yabb/YaBB.cgi?num=1166135748

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Hey all,

I just bought a Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard today. I plugged it into a USB port and installed the drivers, and the keyboard doesn't work. The LED lights don't light up, nor do any of the keys work. I tried plugging it into a different USB port and reinstalling the drivers, and it still doesn't work. I've also tried connecting the keyboard to another computer and it still doesn't work. Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance!

- Blackjack
 

Answer:G15 gaming keyboard doesn't work

Have you previously had a USB (as opposed to PS2) keyboard connected to the system ?
If not, then you may have to enable the function in the motherboards BIOS.
If you have then it sounds like a fault with the keyboard. The G15 does not require the drivers and utilities (Key profiler and LCD manager) for basic functionality. If you have USB keyboard support enabled then the keyboard backlighting and LCD screen ( "Logitech" for rev.1 blue backlit, "G15" for rev.2 orange backlit) will initialize as soon as the OS loads.
 

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The right half of my keyboard (L, O, 9, f9, and all other keys to the right) don't work. The only exceptions to this problem are the ']' key. Also, the only keys that don't work on the num-pad are 0456 and delete. The problem surfaced after I took my laptop apart to clean the fan, but once i reassembled the laptop, those keys didn't work. I know I must have put something back wrong, but I don't know how to fix the problem. I use a HP Pavilion 17-e017dx and am currently typing with an external keyboard.any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Right half of keyboard doesn't work

You probably didn't fit the keyboard's cable into it's connector properly. Watch this video up to around 2mins30secs and reseat it :- https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=cbSHkHGAwKE
 

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Evening all!Hope someone can help me! I have a dell Inspiron laptop running on XP. I can log on fine (using keyboard) but then as soon as I get into Windows the keyboard won't work! There are no yellow exclamation marks in device manager and it used to work fine, so I am thinking virus or Motherboard issue?Thanks in advance!

Answer:Keyboard doesn't work after login........

Do you have another account on the laptop that will let you login & use the keyboard in Windows? If yes, try click here.If no joy with the above, you can use the the onscreen keyboard (OSK) click here as a stop-gap solution. As you can see, the OSK is accessible without use of the keyboard. G

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hello all , my hp envy m6 laptop has the backlight icon on the f5 button but pressing it does nothing. the backlight does not come on. This is a new unit with windows 8 installed.Do i need drivers or what?...i havnt made any software changes on the computer since i got it. 

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Hi all,

the keyboard of my new laptop asus a7Db doesn't work. It doesn't appear in the device manager either.

What can I do?

Thanking you in anticipation,
nellie
 

Answer:the keyboard of my laptop doesn't work

Have you tried plugging in an external keyboard? Does that make any difference? Bazza

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nellie said:



Hi all,

the keyboard of my new laptop asus a7Db doesn't work. It doesn't appear in the device manager either.

What can I do?

Thanking you in anticipation,
nellieClick to expand...


 

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Hello i have a problem with my keyboard, some keys doesn't work, keys like the letter <i> and some numbers. Could you please help me??  i called the line support but they said to me that the warranty expired but i bougth my laptop on february 2016 using your websde and also when i check that on your websde also said i have 3 more months remainng. Thank you ps. i dont speak englsh well so i am sorry for my bad englsh 

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I was happily doing my coursework and suddenly my keyboard just stopped typing! I'm no good with computers and need help fast! :(

Answer:my keyboard doesn't work on word at all!

Some details on your computer would be helpful. For instance is it a laptop or desktop? Are you using an external keyboard? What type and model?

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I spilled drink on it, busted. Weird. numbers and. symbol2s appear when I type.

Not paying £29 for new k1eyboard...

How d.o I fix?

btw.. Need Mac Keyboard... thus pricy
 

Answer:My keyboard doesn't work properly

Try this:
http://theminiblog.co.uk/archives/2006/11/16/how-to-cleaning-the-apple-keyboard/
 

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Occasionally, after rebooting my computer, my keyboard won't work, even the lights for num-lock etc., don't work. It happens maybe every couple of weeks but it always seems to happen when I'm in a hurry (and I can't login if the keyboard won't work). Restarting the computer usually fixes the problem although sometimes it takes multiple restarts. (Today, it took 4). A couple of times this has happened even while logged in. I leave the computer for a while and when I come back-no keyboard but most of the time it is only after restart.
I'm running XP on a Gateway. Any ideas on how to fix this?
 

Answer:keyboard doesn't work after reboot

Welcome to MajorGeeks!

Can you try another keyboard to see if it is a keyboard issue or another problem? I am assuming you have a desktop 'puter.

E
 

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Hi all
I have just noticed that my keyboard doesn't work on certain screens. Specifically the system restore screen where I have to label the restore point. I cant type anything in. I don't get the blinking cursor in the input box. I get the italic I cursor when I put the arrow cursor in the box but when I left click to anchor the cursor and start typing nothing happens. So maybe a mouse problem too. I noticed it in a software registration window too. Running windows xp sp3. microsoft usb keyboard and a wireless logitech mouse
Thanks for any help
 

Answer:Keyboard doesn't work on certain screens

Change batteries?
 

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I installed windows 8 on my ASUS N76VZ Laptop and installed the "keyboard filter" driver that has been updated to work with windows 8. However, every once in a while, when I turn on my laptop the keyboard doesn't work. When I roll the driver back to the driver made by microsoft the keyboard will work again, but the keyboard won't light up and none of the function commands will work. So to get those to work I re-install the driver and those things work again and the keyboard works again, but after a couple of re-boots the keyboard stops working, but stays lit up.

Any ideas what the heck is going on here?

Thanks

-Derek
Edit: I got the keyboard driver here:

http://www.service.asus.com/#!Downloads/c1wax

and I also figured out that if I uninstall the driver and then re-install it, the keyboard works again without even needing to restart.

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CTRL + V works.
C key itself works
CTRL key itself works

But CTRL + C to copy to clipboard doesn't work. (Copying using mouse works though).

Why?

Answer:keyboard CTRL+C doesn't work

  
Quote: Originally Posted by gpost3


CTRL + V works.
C key itself works
CTRL key itself works

But CTRL + C to copy to clipboard doesn't work. (Copying using mouse works though).

Why?


DO both left and right CTRL + C not work? Maybe a keyboard issue, or a keyboard driver.

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Hi y'all,

I have an unsolved problem re: burning, so I've resorted to formatting a partition of my hdd. UNFORTUNATELY, when try, it starts to go pear shaped.

I throw the xp cd in, and restart my comp, with boot priority given to the cd drive.

It then comes up 'press any key to boot from cd'. It is THEN, that my logitech elite (corded) keyboard decides not to respond to keystrokes.
So, inevitably, it boots up windows from my hdd and I cannot format (I'm trying to format my OS drive).

It's really odd, that it responds to del, when i want 2 enter BIOS, but a few seconds later, it won't respond even to smashing my face against every key possible (well, okay I exaggerate, but it's almost getting to that stage).

Is it something where the logitech itouch drivers go for a cigarette break for a second or two? or am i just plain screwed?

Any help would be greatly appreciated, and met with unlimited praise! (almost)
 

Answer:Keyboard doesn't work at the one time it needs to

G'day timmyboy, get a PS/2 type keyboard from somewhere and you should have no problem.
Cheers, qldit.
 

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Hi all. Ok so I am a video game geek and I love to play games. So then my keyboard and Joysticks worked and everything until yesterday. I use ePSXe Playstation emulator to play games from PS1 and stuff. So yesterday I opened it and I went to Controll Configuration to configure my controlls. It gives me and Error: Error Initializing DirectInput. So then my emulator shuts down. Even when I run my ISO Playstation games it gives me that error and the game starts but my controlls don't work. So then I thaught to play my PC Games. So Boot one up and the black screen opens than the screen turns of and goes back to the desktop. Then I tried another game the same thing happened. I tried all my games and that's what happens. So then I put my Donald Duck's Goi'n [email protected]! Game and it boots up then it goes to the place where I have to choose the language but my keyboard doesn't work! I pressed anything but it doesn't work. Not even the ALT+ F4 or Control + ALT+ DELETE. Nothing. So I just turn my computer of via the button on the CPU. So my keyboard doesn't work with any games. I have played all those games but now they stopped working. So I went to Controll Panel to check on the Game Controllers but it doesn't open. I keeped on opening it but doesn't open. When I double click it the mouse shows te busy sign for 1 or 2 secs and nothing happens! So now I am really worried. I NEED HELP! I am so frustrated with this problem! HELP!

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Answer:Keyboard doesn't work with games.

Forum rules do not allow any q's on Emus, as they are generally a pirate device (see forum rules). It sounds like this has made a mess of settings, but as we cant discuss emus, cant help with the prob, sorry.
 

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got my laptop last night (e430 3rd gen i7) ? already have problems:a lot of the keys don't work ? only a-z & 1-9 work, the rest (eg enter, spacebar, delete, backspace etc) do not respond.Updated all windows updates and lenovo updates, still nothing anything anyone can think of to fix this?

Answer:New e430 keyboard doesn't work

go into your bios and try the enter key there. If it doesn't work, call 131-426, option 1 and 3, ask for a new keyboard and see whether that fixes the issue (they should courier it to you overnight).If that doesn't work you can opt for repair or return.

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About 2 months ago, my keyboard quit working in WORD. I have no problems typing this post, for example, or cutting and pasting text I am forced to enter into WordPad in order to get it into WORD. I deleted the keyboard file in settings/system/hardware/device manager/keyboards and rebooted. No help at all. My wife's friend installed a Chinese character set that is always there, but I used tb be able to just change to a western font and work on. That doen't even work anymore. In WORD, nothing goes onto the screen when I type. Do I need to run combofix to get rid of a virus? Pleae help.

Answer:Keyboard Doesn't Work in Word

Do I need to run combofix to get rid of a virus?Absolutely not. There is no indication of an infection at this point, and even if there were one doesn't perform major surgery and chemo if something much less drastic will work.Have you tried repairing the Word installation? This article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/821593 discusses how you can do that. Scroll down to this heading: "How to Repair or Reinstall Office Programs" about halfway down the page.Orange Blossom

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Sometimes when I start up my computer nothing happens when I try to type. Then when I reboot it works. It seems to happen if I move the mouse during startup. If I don't move the mouse it starts up normally.

It also seems to have started doing this when I made some changes in my Kaspersky Anti Virus. I updated to version 5.0.227 from 5.0.142 and also I changed the automatic update schedule from once a day to every 3 hours.

The man at the Kaspersky forum suggested I disable the "Protection from network attacks" feature. They said I should because I also run ZoneAlarm Pro and there could be conflicts. This didn't help.

This is all I've done so far. Any help would be greatly appreciated. You guys have been a big help in the past. Before I started frequenting this forum I had lots of trouble with spyware and viruses and now my internet experience is almost trouble free. Thanks guys.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:00:54 PM, on 6/1/2005
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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
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Answer:Yoga 900 - Keyboard doesn't work

Hello, When the Yoga is shut off, press the Novo button on the side, a menu should appear.Can you choose a menu option with the keyboard ? If not, back to the store, I guess...

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Hello.
I'm using Lenovo G40-30 and my operating system is Windows 10. My problem is all the number keys except 5 and 6 are not working. I've tried everything I could but none is working.
 
Cleaning my keyboard-Not working
Troubleshooting and scanning-Not working
Update my driver-It's the latest update.
Turning on the NumLock-It's already turned on in the first place.
Rebooting-Not working
Go to Control Panel->Ease of Access->Keyboard->Uncheck all the checked box-Still not working
Go to Control Panel->Ease of Access->Keyboard->Set up the mouse->Use mouse key when the NUM LOCK is: OFF.-Not working.
 
Please. Please. Please. Please help me. If there's anything wrong with my solution please tell me. If not, please help me to figure out the solution to this problem. I can use the on-screen keyboard but it's so troublesome since I work fast using physical keyboard.
 
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

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uh oh spaghettio

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Answer:Hardware keyboard doesn't work

Is this a followup to a different thread? If so provide a link to it please.

You have a laptop, has it been disassembled at any time? If yes, do it again and check that the cable connecting the keyboard to the motherboard is plugged in and the retainer is fully seated.

Does an external USB keyboard work?

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I bought a HP Compaq D530 SFF PC fro Ebay..There was no operating system on it..
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What's going on here, what can I do? it seems like my keyboard doesnt work anymore (by the way, the keyboard and monitor was not part of the pc that i bought and it is not a USB keyboard)

thanks for your time and help
 

Answer:Keyboard doesn't work when installing XP ?

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Answer:Cleaned my Keyboard, and Now it Doesn't Work?

How exactly did you clean it?

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I rolled back to 8.1 and the keyboard works correctly again.

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Answer:number keyboard on right doesn't work

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Answer:Keyboard doesn't work on startup

Try another keyboard. It could be the port or the keyboard going bad.
 

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Is it now obsolete or something.

Microsoft seems devoted to making hardware as well as operating systems routinely obsolete. IMHO.

Answer:old keyboard doesn't work with windows 7

Yeah, I hear ya. I have a Filco I really like these days.

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Thanks

Answer:Keyboard Doesn't Work in Photoshop CS2

Can you try another keyboard to confirm this?

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Answer:Keyboard Doesn't work!!!!!!!Help pleaz

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Answer:Cleaned my Keyboard, and Now it Doesn't Work?

How exactly did you clean it?

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Answer:Keyboard doesn't work after standby

ok, wireless or p2 or usb? Which one is it?Some HELP in posting on Computing.net plus free progs and instructions Cheers

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Answer:USB keyboard; doesn't fully work

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So I pulled out my installation disk, popped it into the drive, and did a repair on my computer. It supposedly worked, and I tried to access Vista again.

Now here's the problem that I'm currently having:
The keyboard works fine while the computer is booting up. In other words, I can access BIOS and all that. However, once the computer reaches the Vista logon screen, the keyboard and mouse don't receive any power from the computer at all. I can't turn on NumLock or anything like that. Therefore, I can't access my computer at all to try and repair it.

I tried a System Restore to right before it updated (or at least that's what I think the date stamp pointed to), but the problem persists.

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Answer:NEW XGR keyboard hotkeys doesn't want to work, HELP?

Can anyone help me with this one?

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Answer:the usb keyboard doesn't work on booting

If you are running Win 10, you can get there from the Recovery options..
Are you tapping the F2 key very early in the boot process?

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Answer:Keyboard doesn't work, and I am only able to see 2/3 of scre...

Double, please use:https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Hp-keyboard-problems/m-p/60024...

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Does someone know how to fix this? Or is it the motherboard or the keyboard?

Answer:Keyboard doesn't work anymore...

could be your keyboard controller, could be something's screwy in the BIOS. It's a PS/2 mouse I assume? For a couple bucks you can get a PS/2 - USB converter. Then you can use the same keyboard but plug it into your usb drive.

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What's the problem? How Can I solved it?
Thanks. ;)

Answer:My laptop keyboard doesn't work

1. Right click Start's button( or press windows key and X key at the same time)
2. Click Control Panel
3. System And Security
4. System and Maintenance, a) Stroll down a little, b) Troubleshoot common computer problem
5. Look to the left side of the page - click " view all "
6. Click on Hardware And Devices

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Hello. I've recently bought a PS/2 to USB adapter.
But it doesn't work.
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/71JRBWLFbGL._SL1500_.jpg
I've been searching on internet and i found that i need something else.
The questions that i want to ask:

Why this cheap piece of garbage doesn't work? - Solved.
How do i manage to get it to work (Windows 8.1/Windows 7/ Windows XP) (1 PC, 1 laptop and another PC) - Solved.
That piece of garbage ..... what it used for? (You insert the PS/2 to the converter and then the USB end port to the computer)

Please help me!
 

Answer:PS/2 to USB keyboard/mouse doesn't work.

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hi!

I spilled coca cola on my laptop...fortunately everything is working fine. The problem is that some keys in my keyboard are difficult to press as a result of the coca cola and i don't know how to clean it. Is it possible to remove it in order to clean it?
I have a Satellite P10.

thanx!
sou

Answer:Sat P10: keyboard doesn't work because of liquid

Hi

Well, you can remove carefully the keyboard buttons. Then try to clean it with a wet cloth. This should help.

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I spilled drink on my keyboard and fn key doesn't work. Is there any other way how to access to wireless device control the using fn+f5?

Answer:fn+f5 doesn't work. Spilled drink on keyboard

Dear thequila
 
Welcome to Lenovo forums
 
try uninstalling the energy management program
 
Thanks

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Answer:On-Screen Keyboard Doesn't Work, Can't Login

do you have a usb keyboard to another computer in your house? if so id try using that

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Its been like this for 3 days, my enter, ctrl, up, left, right keys doesn't work. I tried them with on screen keyboard and there it worked. I am having a hard time without these keys and i replaced this keyboard like 7 months ago. Can someone help me with this
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Answer:Some keys in my laptop keyboard doesn't work

Ninetails mate try running these for starters.


http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1538-sfc-scannow-command-system-file-checker.html

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html< if necessary include the /f switch in the command line as per Option2

http://www.superantispyware.com/

http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free/

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Hello,

I have a serious problem with my A60: the keyboard doesn't work any more. I have tried a lot of solutions and the last one, recovery with the Product Recovery DVD-ROM doesn't work, because I can't use the keyboard!!

When the screen with the 3 choices appears, I have no possibility to answer!!
Have somebody an idea???

Thanks a lot for your answer.

Answer:Satellite A60: keyboard doesn't work, recovery DVD can't run

They keyboard might not be the problem or it might not be connected properly to the motherboard the best thing to do is take it to a service centre it shouldn't cost you anything, if it is still under warranty...but if it is just the keyboard and your laptop is out of warranty then it should cost you more than 100-200....can't say how much exactly because I have no idea.

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After a reboot, the first time I hit the Mute key momentarily mutes the sound but then the sound returns (maybe after 1 second). After that, hitting the Mute key has no effect at all.

I have searched Google for a solution but nothing matches my problem. Oddly there are reports of all volume-related keys not working, but the Volume up and Volume down keys still work for me.

I'm wondering if anyone else is having these problems, and/or if anyone has suggestions.

Answer:Keyboard Mute Button Doesn't Work

There should be software for that keyboard. Some Keyboards that have extra keys work without added software, if they are a PS/2 KB. I don't have any USB KB's that have extra keys like that, the one I got is an old HP keyboard.

Check the Logitech site, see if there are drivers for that particular KB.

Try this:

Support + Downloads: Wireless Illuminated Keyboard K800 - Logitech

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Answer:The Blacklit keyboard doesn't work? With Aspire V ...

which the "void" tag already tears before I get the product......... 

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Answer:Acer R7 keyboard doesn't work after windows 10 upd...

Hi susbendera,
 
Sorry, I know it's frustration because the KB should be simple. Which R7 do you have?
 
In the mean time, we do have some drivers available online. If it's the R7-371T, I would start with the Chipset driver, IO Drivers, and Virtual Button. http://support.acer.com
 
Cory

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Answer:Problem with keyboard - key doesn't work properly

you can take te key off, by gently pulling on it. Do you have warranty still?? If you do then if the cleaning don't work, you can call up the warranty department and see whether they can replace the keyboard for you. 

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Hi

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Vista Ultimate 32bits

Thanks

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Answer:Keyboard and mousepad doesn't work on my laptop

Off course I mean ACER Aspire.

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a friend has asked me to have a look at a laptop that hes had lying around for a while, the only problem with this machine (its a 'digital' HiNote VP) is that the far right side of the keyboard doesn't work correctly e.g when enter is pressed it do anything (most of the time minimise windows) sometimes however it does actually function properly.

I'm assume that because of the keyboard doing this its probably had something spilt on it at one stage, but I've opened the keyboard up and its all clean. Just wondering what people think could cause this and if its possible to try and fix the keyboard or should I just try to locate a replacement keyboard?

I've already ruled out a software problem because the keyboard also plays up in the BIOS in DOS etc (its running Windows 98)
 

Answer:Far-Right side of notebook keyboard doesn't work

Well, there are a lot of possibilities here. I would do the following:

Boot to a command prompt. If the keys don’t work there, you have eliminated a problem with the operating system. If they work there, it is most likely an operating system problem.

If the laptop has been disassembled, check the keyboard to motherboard ribbon cable (if one exist) and make sure it is not damaged.

Just because you don’t see anything that looks like a spill, does not necessarily mean something wasn’t spilt in it.

You could take a shot at replacing the keyboard to see if that is the problem. If that is not the problem, then it is most likely a controller problem on the motherboard – this does not happen very often.

Does the laptop have an external keyboard/mouse (PS/2) connector? If it does, you could try an external keyboard to see if it will work. If that does not work either, then you most likely have a problem with the motherboard.

All in all, with the keyboard working part of the time, I would say that it needs to be replaced.

I hope that helps a little.

Shane
 

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Frequently when I want to copy or paste something I end up typing a 'v' or a 'c' instead. Most of the time this means that whatever was marked it has disappeared and replaced by a single 'c'. Also quite frequently the keyboard enters two keystrokes where only one was made. I touch type and this doesn't happen on other keyboards. Anyone else is observing this?Will Lenovo improve the quality of the keyboard? Or is this specific to my keyboard and can I get a replacement?

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