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Q: Laptop Keyboard

I have an Everex laptop. Sometimes when I am typing the keyboard moves single letters around sometimes splits words. It happens quiute a lot. I was wondering if anyone knew why this is happening.

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A: Laptop Keyboard

Sure your not touching the touchpad? (which is the same as left clicking with the mouse button on a lot of laptops).
If not, you need to give more examples!
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So I plugged a mac keyboard into my pc laptop and now ....

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Anyone know how to fix this? I googled for a solution and couldn't find any results

A:Solved: Plugged a keyboard into my laptop. Now my laptop keyboard doesn't work
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So please, is there anyone on here that can help me out? I have reformatted the computer since this started happening and nothing has changed, so I do not know what could possibly be causing this!

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Just going to keep bumping this until I get a reply, or bet banned. Every thread has some form of reply...maybe I smell or something?
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How to fix this error.
Thank you!
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I have no idea what I would search for as I don't know what the style of keyboard is called. There are various names on the market, 'soft touch', 'quiet touch', 'low profile' etc etc but nothing that specifically identifies a laptop style.

I would just like a wireless laptop keyboard basically, even if it's the same size as a laptop keyboard but preferrably full sized.

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A:laptop keyboard does not work but works fine with usb keyboard

The fact that a USB keyboard works fine when your built in one doesn't, proves that it is the keyboard itself (or connectors) that is damaged/defective, otherwise, if it were a software problem, the external keyboard would do the same.
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A:I want to turn my laptop keyboard and trackpad into an all-in-one keyboard and mouse

would anyone happen to know, and can give me a step-by-step?
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A:New laptop keyboard has different layout, keys function like old keyboard? Help! (:

You might try holding the 'fn' key while you tap the fnumber key.
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My grandmother was in the middle of typing an email. When she hit the shift key to make a capital letter, a box about sticky keys came up, and now neither keyboard will work. She has restarted the computer, unplugged/re-plugged in the auxilary keyboard, (before, even with the auxilary keyboard plugged in, she could still use the laptop keyboard), pressing the scroll lock key didn't do anyting either.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance!
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I want to be albe to keep the laptop lid closed at all times and placed above my VCR, so having to open it every time I want to wake from standby is not ideal.

I've looked at all the APM properties for m/board and keyb but nothing. The BIOS says nothing about power management either.

Running Win XP SP2

Any suggestions? Thanks.

A:Laptop can't wake-up from Standby with own keyboard or USB keyboard


Were u able to do that before? Are u sure that your laptop is set to standby and not to sleep/hibernate mode?
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Everything was working fine. Suddenly, when I typed on the usb keyboard, nothing happened. So I put it in a different usb port on the laptop, and it still didn't work. So I tried the laptop's own keyboard and still nothing. I'm not sure what is going on. 
I tried deleting the keyboard driver from Device Manager but that did nothing. I tried searching for this problem but all the results seem to not apply to this specifically. 
Any help would be appreciated. 
Also... I'm a n00b that knows very little about computers so bear with me

A:Laptop won't recognize keyboard OR external usb keyboard

When you deleted the keyboard driver for the laptop...did you reboot after doing so?
Does your BIOS call for USB  boot via USB device?
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A:Cannot log in to W7 laptop – unresponsive keyboard and no on-screen keyboard

If you are just interested in recovering your data to save elsewhere you could purchase an external enclosure for about $8.00 at Newegg, remove the HDD from the laptop and install it in the external enclosure.  You can then attach it to another computer via a USB cable (which comes with the enclosure) and access your data to recover what you want.
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Welcome to the Seven Forums.

It is not hard to replace the keyboard.

See these search results for pricing and "hot to" videos.
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U=4 I=5 O=6 P=*
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M=0 >=. ?=+

This right.
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A:Laptop Keyboard

toshiba's website may have service instructions. also consider the age of the piece. it may not be worth messing with.

Most laptops have hordes of screws (Dell latitude models have 65+ screws in 6 different types) and you have remove many types of them to get to the keyboard. if they are marked in any way, draw circles on a piece of paper. Mark the circles for the screw type (motherboard, keyboard, disk drive, lcd ...). put the screws you remove into the proper circle and don't move the paper until you have completely reassembled the laptop.

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Reassemble in the reverse order.

As a workaround, try using a regular keyboard plugged into the usb or ps/2 port.
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A:Laptop keyboard

Specs do not mention backlit, but if it is f5 turns it on and off
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A:Laptop keyboard

It sounds like it's had liquid spilt on it, sometimes replacing the keyboard won't fix it. All I can suggest is using an external PS2 or USB keyboard.
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A:laptop keyboard mix-up

Do you have different country's keyboard layouts installed? You may have some switched it to another language.
Outside of that, reboot didn't fix it?
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A:Laptop keyboard

The quick down and dirty answer because it's a brand new keyboard is no. I would RMA it asap. See if they will charge another keyboard, to credit later once the defective keyboard is returned. These sticky keys can be manipulated so I'm told, but every time I've tried it has remained the same or gotten worse or jacked up the mounts as to make installing the key back impossible. Don't mess with a good RMA ! Oh you can try holding the keyboard upside down and blasting light blasts of air under the Z key but likely its the return spring is bad or needs to be pulled up.
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A:Laptop Keyboard

Try a differant ribbon
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A:Laptop keyboard help plz

Which same thing? Keys not working or the wrong letter being displayed. You can probably plug an external keyboard into the back of your Laptop and see if the problem stops when using that keyboard. If not it may be a software problem and you may need to scan for viruses and spywhere.
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A:can not use my keyboard on laptop

Does the Kb work when you are in the CMOS?BIOS setup pages?
If yes then you might have some corruption in the O/S a system restore or previously good startup may be in order.
If it does not ,You might have to send the Lptp in for service.
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A:Help with laptop keyboard?

Did you niece spill something on the keyboard? They are easy enough to replace, and as you can see, fairly cheap too
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Edit : my shift keys with other keys is working fine , like shift +a = A etc , its only the top number keys problem.
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A:Laptop keyboard

its only the top number keys problem.
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A:Laptop keyboard mix up


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To eliminate a “software” issue, it would be best to boot into another OS or piece of software that will allow you to type. Even if you just download the Linux Ubuntu Live CD and boot to it. Then open Open Office and type all the letters on the keyboard to see if it still occurs.

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A:Laptop keyboard

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A:Laptop keyboard


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If children are involved, a new keyboard may be needed
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A:laptop keyboard

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A:Laptop Keyboard help.

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Where is your thumb when you are typing???
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A:Laptop Keyboard button came off

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Hi...mother in laws laptop so bare with me....

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runs norton 360, internet by usb and wireless network at my house
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What antivirus program are you using? How old is this laptop?
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Did you try re-installing the 256MB memory to see if the keyboard started working again?
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Don't worry about it. I have a perfectly functioning keyboard and my typing at times is not so well either.


I'm kidding of course.

Look into updating your chipset drivers for your motherboard.
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Replacing the keyboard is probably your best bet . .
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If you open Notepad, you might be able to see which key is repeating, something like this aaaaaaaaaaaa

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Do you mean that WITH the wireless STILL connected, you are using the hard wired KB and this problem occurs, OR AFTER the wireless is disconnected?
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Chicony make proprietary keyboards for many suppliers, but its likely that you would need to purchase it from the laptop vendor, they may not sell OEM to individual customers?

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That doesn't sound any good. Have you tried rebooting a few times to see if that cleared up the problem?
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found a place for you. Toshiba Satellite Laptop Keyboards
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I would think so.
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It would help if we knew the make and model of laptop.

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Hello Ahmed,

Did this just happen recently, or has it been going on for some time now? Perhaps a System Restore will help.

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A:Acer Laptop Need Help with Keyboard

you welcome, by the way, don't give up; i sent a private message to him, so maybe you can join forces.
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A:Laptop keyboard malfuction, need help

Also on im a toshiba a505 satelite on windows 7

Also I tried to system restore, and use it in a cmd.exe in safemode and it does the same thing, seems to be a hardware issue im guessing?
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A:Acer Laptop Need Help with Keyboard

you welcome, by the way, don't give up; i sent a private message to him, so maybe you can join forces.
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First yours is a unique question, never had it before.
Might try going to search by the start button.
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You will need to take it to a repair shop and have the key board replaced. Or if you know someone who works on lap tops and have them replace the key board for you. Either way It will need to be replaced.
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I have a Acer Aspire 4520

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A:How do I replace my laptop keyboard?

Nice video re disassembly of a 5562:

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A:HP laptop keyboard problems

Hi Allykins,

Make sure that there isn't any keys stuck down (tap them a couple of times), main culprits being...
the shift keys (both right and left side)
alt + alt gr keys
both CTRL keys
fn (function key)

It is also worth checking your regional and language settings
How to Change the Windows 7 Regional Format Language

*Its the Keyboards and Languages* tab you need to check.

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A:Issue with Laptop Keyboard

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A:Laptop keyboard troubles!!!!

if its logitec download newer software for the keyboard.
or else try changing te layout of the keyboar t ous international or something else.