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Keyboard issue on laptop with German Keyboard

Q: Keyboard issue on laptop with German Keyboard

I have a HP vt6200 Omnibook laptop with German Keyboard. Recently my internal harddisk crashed and I replaced with a new IDE disk. I installed Windows XP (English US) afresh. Also installed the necessary drivers downloaded from HP site. Now the german keyboard is not working. It types multiple characters & behaves erratically. When I connect an external US English Keyboard, it works perfect. I tried changing the language/keyboard settings. It didnt work.

I donot want to use German anymore on that laptop. All I want to use is only English. Now I am unable to use the laptop keyboard at all. Pls help !

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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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Hi,

I have moved from the US to Germany and would now like to swap my keyboard to German in order to be able to use the "umlauts" needed over here...
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Thanks!

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A:Need Keyboard with German layout

Hello Johannes

I do not know which Portege notebook you have but Googling around I am pretty sure you can find keyboard with German layout. Second solution to this is to contact nearest authorized service provider. They can order the right keyboard for you.

Oh yes, the one more thing: check eBay. There you can find so many hardware components for different notebook models.

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?37050-Need-Keyboard-with-German-layout
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A:How do start english GUI AUTOM with german keyboard layou?

Have you set Windows to use your account's settings (English with German keyboard) in Control Panel > Region > Administrative?
Kari

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A:Laptop Keyboard Issue

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A:Keyboard issue laptop

Does the Ctrl key work OK?

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Did you try re-installing the 256MB memory to see if the keyboard started working again?
 

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A:Issue with Laptop Keyboard

Try hitting the NUM LK/SCRN LK key
 

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A:Laptop Keyboard issue

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A:Keyboard issue w/ laptop

Please purchase a USB keyboard (they work better with Laptops, because you can plug them in and take them out with the laptop on; with PS2 connection you cannot do this)
 

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A:keyboard quit working...not the keyboard that is the issue.

Hello, Are any lights visible on the keyboard? If so, and your keyboard is not working, Try adjusting the connector for your keyboard and check the wiring, especially, if your connecting wire is in a stressed position.( i.e. bend
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A:Compac Laptop keyboard issue

Have you turned the Numlock on? If yes then turn it off. The usual shortcut to Numlock is Fn + Numlock.

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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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You probably damaged the HDD and possibily the mother board. If your comfortable opening the laptop you might want to check that the keyboard ribbon is still seated properly, note this will probably void your warranty, so if you plan on using the warranty don't open up the laptop.
 

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Need help on this issue
 

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How to Reset a Keyboard

1
Bring up the keyboard settings dialog box. Double-click the "My Computer" icon on the desktop. Click the "Change a Setting" choice in the left column. In the window that appears, double-click the "Keyboard" icon. This dialog box handles all settings for your current keyboard. Another path to the control panel is to click the "Start" button at the bottom left of the screen. Roll the mouse pointer up to "Settings" and click "Control Panel."

2
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3
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4
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5
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Hi ,Welcome back to the HP Support Forums! I understand you are having an issue with the keyboard not responding. I will be glad to help you. Please download and install Synaptics TouchPad Driver.  I know this is for the touch pad, but sometime the touchpad can slow down the keyboard. As both are input devices. Here is a document for Notebook Keyboard Troubleshooting (Windows 10, 8). Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.

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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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When you deleted the keyboard driver for the laptop...did you reboot after doing so?
 
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A:Keyboard no longer functions after plugging in external keyboard

No replies here yet ....
 
Download and scan with Adwcleaner. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/
Copy and paste the log in this thread or read the instructions carefully on how to use ADWCleaner on the linked Webpage.
 
Which Brand is your external keyboard?
I am thinking there might be a driver conflict and you may be able to fix it by downloading the latest drivers from the keyboard manufacturer's Website.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/567876/keyboard-no-longer-functions-after-plugging-in-external-keyboard/
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A:Keyboard making sounds, won't repeat keystrokes - cat sat on keyboard!

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Diverjenno


Please help, my cat sat on my keyboard this morning and turned something on - it was a Flash keys option I think (or Filter Keys?) - couldn't really see around her. I now have noises each time I press a key and am not able to repeat keys easily - only one stroke per key is allowed at a time

I have no idea what keys she hit, but she was near the bottom left side of my keyboard. Can anybody help PLEASE?
Thanks in advance.
DiverJen


Are the sounds like a hissing or scratching or more like a purrring........Sorry, I couldn't resist. -- Have you tried connecting a different keyboard? This way you would know if the keyboard is broken or if the cat set off a combination of keys that codes something into the PC.

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A:Keyboard no longer functions after plugging in external keyboard

Try a System Restore to a time before the problem began. If you have such a Restore point available.
 
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A:Keyboard drivers installer unable to recognise keyboard

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A:Keyboard stops working - USB external keyboard is fine

Hello Nysoh

On this virtual way nobody can say for sure what the problem is but if the internal keyboard is not working properly first step is keyboard replacement. If the problem still persists then troublemaker can be keyboard port or keyboard controller.

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If under warranty, return this to the store ASAP for replacement/repair. There's not much we can recommend you do, hardware-wise, that you can do and not void the warranty.
 
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A:Keyboard issue

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A:Keyboard issue

Hi -
Just for a bit more information, please follow these ideas ..
Please download MiniToolBox  and save it to your desktop to run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:;
List last 10 Event Viewer log
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List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
Click Go and copy / paste the content into your next post.
 
Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - , < Full directions are listed, taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
 

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The maybe a vista or hardware issue but it certainly is not a networking issue which is why I have moved your post the vista forum for better support.

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A:keyboard issue

Press F12 at bootup and do the Dell Diagnostics.

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A:PC Keyboard issue

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A:Keyboard Issue

Ctrl

All of these things will happen if you accidently press control. Try to press Alt + Delete just to check if it is the control buttons. If the CAD menu comes up, then the control button(s) may need to be fixed or replaced.Check both keys for faulty attachment, as this hapens with dell keyboards, at least the ones at my school. You may need to actually replace the keyboard because of this proble. It may be wireing that is bare or just a bad contact in the button.

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A:pls need help with keyboard issue

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From reading your description, I don't know why you have ruled out a hardware issue. The fact that the 5 and 6 keys work while others don't, and your statement that you are not having this problem with another keyboard both point to a hardware problem. Why would the 5 and 6 keys be the only keys working if there was a software issue?
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Hi and welcome to TSF your not quite clear on the issue since your booting and getting start windows normally that would indicate a problem with the machine caused it to shut down,please give more details on what is happening with the shut down

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A:keyboard issue

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A:keyboard issue?

hi,

go to device manager and uninstall the keyboard then restart the laptop. see how that goes. hook up a usb keyboard see if that works.

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Abhi hello and welcome mate some system specs would be helpful System Info - See Your System Specs

Also look in Device Manager and open out Keyboards and see if there are any yellow triangles there.

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A:Keyboard issue

Shut it down and do a cold boot. How is the keyboard?
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A:BIG Keyboard Issue

Booted Safe Mode and System Restored. Fixed

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There is a chance that someone individually mapped the keys.

Look in the Registry for any Scancode Map keys. See below for reference:

How To Disable Caps Lock Key in Windows XP and Vista My Digital Life

If not, then you might wish to try to reinstall the US or other English keyboard.

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Microsoft also has a Fixit for detecting general keyboard problems:

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