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Satellite L50-B-1DV - how to remove keyboard

Q: Satellite L50-B-1DV - how to remove keyboard

I need to replace a keyboard on a Satellite L50-B-1DV.

The keyboard that I have received from my suppliers does not have any screw holes so I am presuming that the existing keyboard comes out by prising it gently from the top rather than having to dismantle.

Can anyone confirm what is best method of removing a keyboard from this particular model.
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Any tips, please, about what is still tightening the plate to motherboard?

Thanks in advance

A:Cannot remove keyboard on Satellite Pro U400


Before you start to remove screws that secure keyboard (two of them at the top) remove screws for KB Holder. They are placed under the battery.
Check it out.
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Hey, quick question.

How do I remove the keyboard from the laptop to give the inside a cleaning ?


A:How to remove keyboard on my Satellite Pro C850-14C


I read that this is not very easy?
You will need to remove the CD/DVD drive firstly.
Then you will need to use a plastic stick to push the back of keyboard from the slot in ODD housing. The keyboard should be pushed until the corner raises upon top case surface.
After that using the same plastic pry slice to insert the gap between keyboard and top case, then pry keyboard edges carefully until all latches are unlocked.

By the way: doing this would will cancel the warranty?
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Hi there

I have bought a Toshiba Satellite R630-14J, and i would like to remove de keyboard for clean it.
I have tried to remove the plastic case between the keys, but I have not succeeded.

Any Ideas would be appreciated.

A:Satellite R630-14J -How to remove keyboard?

My friend has an R700 which I think is the same design as that R630. If it is the same, it is a big job to remove the keyboard, the whole base of the notebook needs to be dismantled.

You can clean the keyboard without removing it using compressed air, however if it's a liquid spill, the keyboard will probably need replacing.
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some keys on the keyboard of my Z830 keyboard became sticky over time.

Is it possible to remove single keys, try to clean it and put the key back in, or is the key glued?

I wouldn't want to replace the whole keyboard, as most of the keys still work fine.


A:Satellite Z830 - Remove/change single keys from keyboard


> Is it possible to remove single keys, try to clean it and put the key back in, or is the key glued?
The key caps are removable. But I?m not quite sure if caps cleaning would solve the ?sticky key issue?.

On Youtube you could find some interesting videos how to remove such key caps and to clean the area under the caps.

But be careful doing this.
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Example : numlock on uiojklnm, = 456123n0,

I have a QWERTZ keyboard.

Thanks for your help

A:Satellite Pro P300 Numeric keyboard at same time as alphabetic keyboard?

What notebook model do you have?
Did you update the BIOS?

If not, try it? most issues can be solved by BIOS update!
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A:Keyboard shortcut locks up keyboard (Toshiba Satellite)

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.
I suspect the keyboard may be sticking,,, you can try another USB KB for troubleshooting though. Plug in the USB KB and see if that behavior is duplicated using that KB.
Let us know
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A:Need new keyboard for Satellite NB550D

You don't need something special. Just keyboard for NB550D. If there is no service centre in your city you can order it in other service centre.
To find it just visit

Other way, check if you can find some online store in your country. Good place for such parts is eBay.
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i have the windows 10 upgrade since it came out ..

many thanks
Rod .

A:Satellite S50-B-15N - Keyboard is not working

Are you able to use the external USB keyboard properly?

If yes, then the internal keyboard could be faulty and should be replaced in order to fix the issue.
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According notebook specification this notebook model doesn't have illuminated keyboard.
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I have very bad news.

I bought same computer and for the last 3 months I have been in a battle with Toshiba Spain Technical Center, without any result.

They have taken my computer 5 times to service center !!!!!! they always say that it is repaired but the problem still remains. Plus they never explain me what they have done and not done !

I have noticed that this problem only happens on people that knows how to use all fingers while writting! do you?
It has never happened to me in any other computer or laptop, but only on this Toshiba.

And Toshiba Spain just tells me to keep send it back to Service Center... for what? problably for nothing, just to keep playing with me.

I have requested to change my laptop for another one, or my money back...waste of my time.

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A:Re: Need new keyboard for my Satellite M40X-163

The keyboard on ebay page seems to be compatible.
Generally speaking all Toshiba parts can be ordered from Toshiba service partner available in your country.
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I have had this computer since January and am having trouble with the keyboard already. The main problem is the left arrow key - it works when I press it on the left-hand side but not if I press the other side of the key.

I also have a feeling the other keys don't always work as well as they should - sometimes I know that I pressed a key but the letter doesn't show up. This is just random and sporadic as far as I can tell (whereas the arrow key problem is consistent).

I would be grateful if anyone had any advice about this problem and whether it means getting a new keyboard or whether it can be easily fixed.

Thank you!

A:Keyboard issues on Satellite Pro C50-A-1HP

On this virtual way it is not easy to say why do you have this issues but as far as I know there is no some fix for it.

In my opinion keyboard must be exchanged.
Which notebook model do you have?
Can you exchange it alone?
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A:Satellite S70-A-11H - new KeyBoard Required

Does anyone know where I can get an original spec keyboard for my laptop which is a Satellite S70-A-11H?

You can get such part from local Toshiba authorized service provider in your country.
But the notebook was equipped with a A4+10key standard tile black keyboard with backlight

If the ASP isn’t a option for you, probably you would get such keyboard also from some independent online dealers
Ask google ans search using the terms: Satellite S70-A keyboard
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It is a wonderful machine, and working or surfing is an absolute joy.

Last week I accidentally broke a key (Left Arrow Key) on my keyboard.
The Key Cap is broken it doesn't hold to the Clip, the Key retainer Clip and the Rubber Cup are still ok.

Can you help me, by giving a hint, where can I buy new key, so that I can further enjoy working?
Getting back to Germany for warranty is not a solution at the moment.

Now it looks awful, and working on it is a pain

Can I hope that your team can save my key? You are my last hope.

Best regards

A:Satellite Z30-A-1CZ - broken keyboard key

You could try contact the Toshiba ASP in the country in which you are resident or currently staying.
Maybe the ASP would be able to provide single key caps….

Other idea: visit some independent computer stores / dealers downtown.

As far as I know the Poretege Z30 keyboard uses an common key cap mounting which should be supported by other keyboards…
so maybe you could get such one key cap from another similar keyboard….
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I doubt you can buy individual keys, you will need to replace the whole keyboard.
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A:Keyboard replacement on Satellite Z930

I don?t know what the problem is with your keyboard but I presume that this new notebook model has valid warranty so I strongly recommend you to contact nearest Toshiba service provider and ask for help. If keyboard is defective they should exchange it for free.

The whole situation with hardware parts is pretty complicated. I don?t know where do you live and I cannot search whole web to find right link for you and you can do this alone. Google a bit around and check if you can find some online store in your country where you can order it.

Theoretically you can do this but I don?t think you should do this alone. Notebook disassembling can be pretty complicated and without maintenance manuals very risky. Small mistake and you can damage something, especially small plastic parts and plastic holders.

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A:Satellite keyboard/touchpad unresponsive

BIOS provides USB support before Windows starts which is why it works in BIOS but not Windows.

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Hi alanbkahn and welcome to the TechSpot Forum :wave:

If a change of keyboard didnt do it then odds are the board is faulty in someway, thats assuming the keyboard you bought didnt have the same fault with it.

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The system emits a dull click sound when a key is pressed but not character is processed on screen.

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A:Toshiba Satellite - Keyboard not working

Any ideas people?
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A:Satellite Pro P300-1AY - Where can I get new keyboard parts?

Hi buddy,

You can only order a new keyboard and such single keys that you mean can?t be ordered. If some single keys don?t work you have to buy a new keyboard but as far as I know it isn?t so expensive.

Just contact the authorized service provider in your country and ask for that. There you can get a new keyboard. :)
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Should be covered by the warranty. I haven't had any problems with keys falling of the keyboard.
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A:Toshiba Satellite a105 new keyboard

Start -> Run -> devmgmt.msc -> OK

Expand the plus sign and remove the keyboard

You may also go to Add/Remove programs (in Control Panel) and remove any installed keyboard managers (Microsoft?)

Restart, and allow Windows to set up the newly found keyboard again.

Test (in Notepad usually)

Mind you, this could be a faulty keyboard
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A:Toshiba Satellite keyboard not working

Don't mean to be a bother about this, but is there any way that I could get an answer?
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A:Keyboard type on Satellite M30X-130

Satellite M30X is pretty old notebook model so I think you should not have big problems to obtain new keyboard. I had similar problem on my old Satellite M70 and I bought new keyboard on eBay.

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Hi All

on my Satellite Z930 with keyboard layout set to german (Switzerland), the alt gr key does not allow to access the additional characters (such as @, which would be accessed by alt gr + 2), but instead turns all keys into hot keys (e.g. typing n would open a new web browser window).

Does anyone know about this behavior and how to turn this behavior off? (it's rather annoying to change the layout always to en-us just to type one char ...)

Many thanks!


A:Satellite Z930 - ALT GR key changes keyboard to hot keys

Similar is with English UK and US where symbols ? and @ are n different positions.

You must simply test which key combination works properly. I have EN UK keyboard and when I switch it to German (Switcerland) symbol @ I can get if I use ALT GR+2 key combination.

Does it works on your Satellite too?
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When I press "Backspace", it erases the previous letter, but then it goes to the beggining of the line (as if I'd pressed "Home").

I've re-installed the controller, and everything, but I can't understand what's going on.

When I connect an external keyboard, it works perfectly.

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Hallo Carina

Have you noticed the same behaviur using different aplications like notepad, wordpad or some office applications?
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A:Satellite M50-A-110 - Looking to upgrade backlight keyboard


> Also i have found some sellers on ebay selling the keyboard for less than half price than the distributor and i will like to know what you reccoment .

In many cases the different keyboard would be compatible since most of them support the same hardware specifications.

Regarding the additional keyboard connector:
As far as I know the backlight keyboard has to be connected to the additional connector called *JBLG*
But to be honest I did not find in on the picture you placed in the post.
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what can i do myself? i took the keyboard off to make sure the connection was seated correctly and there was no debris

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A:fault on toshiba satellite keyboard fix

You can connect a usb keyboard and see if that works if it does could be a driver problem If all else fails i would get in touch with Toshiba again
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Message was edited: posting has been translated

A:Satellite Pro L70-A-140 - where is the backslash symbol on the keyboard?

If your notebook has German keyboard and language that you use is German, backslash can be activated if you use ALT GR + ?.
Check it please here .
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4 =? v4v4
c =The optio? for a secodon display

What can I do?
Is the cause a defect keyboard?
Do somebody have an idea?

The system is a Win8? 6v4-bit
The settings of the keyboard is still the same: German language

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A:Keyboard issue on Satellite Pro L870-173

> Do somebody have an idea?
Yes, I?ve got an idea.

> Is the cause a defect keyboard?
I?m afraid, yes.

You can confirm my idea connecting external USB keyboard to the notebook.
In case your external keyboard would work properly, the issue is related definitely to the internal keyboard.
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I have installed all the drivers from the Toshiba Windows 10 upgrade page however as before the keyboard works just not backlit!
I opened the eco utility software and checked for the keyboard backlit settings under eco mode however it does not exist and no setting exists in the BIOS either.The keyboard does have the symbol to enable the backlit function on the Z key however pressing FN + Z does nothing.

Does anybody have any ideas on how to fix this? Does the keyboard even have this function or is it faulty?

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A:Satellite S50-B-15P backlit keyboard not working

I have the same problem as its with you
my laptop is Satellite S50T-B1391 which is new just 4 days I check every thing like you Fn+Z is not working the bios is new version and nothing is there also nothing about backlit in eco utility app

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how can i take it out? and replace it with a new one?
where can i get a new one?
how much?
very apppreciative for any help on this, cause frankly il probably end up in the hospital if i attempt it myself
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A:Where to find keyboard for my Satellite Pro U300-13F?

I've always ordered keyboards on eBay.
Check if you can find one for your notebook model.
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Keyboard is not working anymore, at all. Instead, continuously + is typed in a text field (or continuously Insert, if NumLock is turned off). A USB keyboard works fine (pressing CAPSLOCK on the USB keyboard will activate the light on the laptop keyboard), but the continuous +s still persist.

alt+tab doesn't work, and clicking on stacked items on the system tray neither. The windows'll just appear and vanish again.

The touchpad still works to steer the mouse around, but the 'tap to click' and 'drag finger over edge for mouse wheel' functions don't work anymore.
Thx for any help

A:Keyboard is not working on my Satellite T650 -1MC

This notebook model is not known to me but after reading your posting I think keyboard is defective and must be replaced. I mean what else you can do about that.

Try to obtain new keyboard and replace it. After doing this everything will be OK again.
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I have a Satellite Pro A300-10Q running XP.

The function keys weren't working so I downloaded Common Module and Hot Key Utility.
After that the touch pad mouse and keyboard stopped working as well.

Please help?

A:Keyboard on Satellite Pro A300-10Q is not working

Can you use keyboard in BIOS (arrows) or when you start OS in safe mode?
Which WXP version have you installed (SP?)?

Post please notebook?s part number (PAxxxx-xxxxxx)?

I have Satellite A300-1LI with WXP and everything works perfectly.
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First sorry I don't speak well English.
I have a problem with my PC model:
The keyboard doesn't work and I want to change it.

I have two questions:

1- I searched but did not find where I can buy the keyboard.

2- There is not a French Azerty on my PC. Maybe belgium Azerty or other??? I don't know.
Is it possible to change the version of the keyboard.

Keyboard Ref : MP11B56B0-5281B

Thank you.
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Thanks in advance,

A:How to replace keyboard on Satellite R830?


Is your warranty valid?
In such case recommend contacting the ASP in your country to replace the kneeboard since this would be covered by warranty and it would be done free of charge.

As far as I know the keyboard replacement procedure is the same like for the R700 Portege series
It?s difficult because you will need to remove other parts like
Battery, sim card, express card slot, memory modules, base assembly to get access to an
aluminum tape from the back of the cover assembly. Then you could turn the cover assembly face up and peel off the keyboard adhered to the insulator.
And additionally you can not use the removed keyboard and keyboard insulator again. You will need to use new parts.
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I have Toshiba Satellite U50T-A-100. My keyboard just randomly stopped working yesterday. I have had it for a year and a half and unfortunately the warranty is only one year (had it already fixed once when still under warranty). I tried to fix it myself, tried several advices found on online forums as this seems to be a very frequent problem.

I desperately need this to be fixed as I have a deadline for report cards and can't write them on I-pad... Anyone has any advice that would help fix the problem? I was also thinking about buying an external keyboard.


A:Keyboard is not working on my Satellite U50T-A-100

I guess you’ve got the same issue as already described in this thread:

Probably the last updates from Microsoft as well as update for ELAN touchpad caused some problems and therefore you cannot use the touchpad or keyboard…
You could solve this annoying issue using the external USB mouse and loading the last restore point.
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is there a common connection between these keys? why would 11 keys quit at one time? I cleaned and dusted the keyboard with no results. any ideas? please help. thank you very much.

A:Toshiba satellite keyboard malfunction

Remove the keyboard, clean with canned air such as Dust Off, and replace, hoping it has been a bad connection. The Toshiba laptop keyboards are generally very reliable.
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I have a Satellite U50T-A.
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I have tried to solve this problem but I don't know what to do.

Message was edited: posting has been translated

A:Keyboard issue on Satellite U50T-A

How to understand your problem? Can you use the keyboard or it is completely “death”?
Have you tried to make system restore or anything else?
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A:Satellite Pro C660 - Keyboard Problems

> When connecting an external USB keyboard, all keys function properly.

This means that keyboard controller is OK and the internal keyboard is faulty.
To fix this keyboard issue, the internal keyboard should be replaced.

>However, the fact that both onboard and external keyboard is affected by the same slow keypress might also suggest a bios problem - but as this laptop is several years old and has been working perfectly, why would bios suddenly cause this problem.

Hmm? I don?t think so?
The keyboard delay may be related to the settings.
You can check this in control panel -> keyboard
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Hi guys

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A:Does Satellite A500 -132 have illuminated keyboard?


As far as I know the A500-132 doesn?t support the keyboard backlight.
Not all A500 are equipped with the same hardware component and it seems that A500 supports common keyboard?

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A:Backlit keyboard for Satellite Pro T130

Hi buddy,

I have checked the specifications of Satellite Pro T130 on official Toshiba website and it seems this model isn?t equipped with backlit keyboard and as far as all T130 models using a standard half gloss keyboard.

So I think you must life without this feature on T130 ;)
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So I have ordered a replacement kb from the US. I'm quite happy with US layout. Question is - will it work?
Is the fn-Z key still going to work. Is the kb even going to work? Can anyone help?

~~ Dave

A:Satellite Pro U500 - no backlit keyboard in UK

What happened to my question? Did someone delete it?
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A:Satellite U840-10U - keyboard replacement


As far as I know some Satellite U840 models has been equipped with backlight keyboard.
But from my knowledge the backlight keyboard requires additional power connector (CN20).

I guess not all U840 motherboards would support such connector and therefore the backlight keyboard upgrade would not be possible.

Regarding the keyboard removal:
Yes I think the keyboard is pasted to top case by double adhesive. If you would disassemble the keyboard from the top case, the keyboard would deform and could not be used again.

In my opinion you should not try to remove anything. You would void the warranty and could damage other parts. I think such disassembling procedure should be done by authorized service engineer.
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I have a warranty activate with pickup and return, the reseller don't answare to my ask, the Toshiba support number costs 1.27? per minute and after wating for more then 5 minutes ( 7?!!) thay close the call, ther is no online or e-mail support. What I have to do, to get applied my warranty?

I'm quite disappointed.

Thanks to who can help me

A:Broken keyboard keycap on Satellite Z30-B-100

I have the same problem... Do you have your keyboard fixed? Sry for digging out this post...
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Can anyone offer any help?

Many thanks,

A:Satellite Pro - Keyboard keeps missing characters


What notebook model do you have?
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A:Satellite C50 - keyboard mouse not working

Go to your Toshiba's settings manager, by clicking the start button in the lower right hand corner, click the down arrow in the bottom right hand corner and then look for a program called System Settings listed among the Toshiba services. Go to keyboard and see if you can change any settings there that will allow you to turn the keyboard on or off. If none are listed then go to your BIOS manually and see if it lets you enable/disable keyboard. Does your numlock and capslock have a light on them to indicate that they're on?

EDIT: I also found this when browsing the forum, it could help.

Press CTRL ALT SHIFT to get your processes to come up. Find the Touchpad "enhancer" process. End the process. Your touchpad will work fine until next restart at which point just repeat this step.
If you are struggling to end the process without being able to use your touchpad, I found a curious thing out. If you hold a mouse click down, you can move the mouse arrow with the touchpad just fine. Its a bit... inconvenient...but all you need to do this for is to end that process and after that you can use the touchpad normally.
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I was basically wondering. Is there anywhere you can get replacement keys for this laptop?

A:Satellite R850-169 - Replacement Keyboard key

Theoretically you can try to find defective keyboard, remove the same key cap and put it in place on the keyboard in your notebook.
To be honest I don?t think you can buy these key caps as single parts.

Check ebay. Maybe you can find defective or used keyboard for few euro.
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Hi there!

I have bought a new notebook Toshiba Satellite S50-B15T last week, and the shop installed me a backlit keyboard, because this model does not bring the backlit keyboard pre-installed. After the installation of the new keyboard, it Works fine, it bright when i press any key, and tirns off ir i do not touch any key in the next 15s, but i can not change this option. I mean, other notebooks have several options by pressing "Fn + Z" keys, but my laptop does not do anything. i can not turn the backlit always off or always on, and my question isoes anyone know how can i change this settings?? t

Thanks to all of you!

A:Backlight keyboard in Satellite S50-B15T

Is this option available in BIOS settings?
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can i find somewhere old version of bios for this laptop?

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Hi everyone

I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro C660-2JD.

The keyboard has stopped working it only works when the on screen keyboard is selected as soon as I close the on screen keyboard it stops working. I have plugged in another keyboard that won`t work either only the mouse works and the keypad on the laptop works ok. I have used the Ubuntu live CD and the keyboard works with it but not in windows.

I have restored the laptop to factory settings and also done a clean install still does not work only when the on screen keyboard the keyboard works. Does anyone have any ideas of what the problem is? It seems something is preventing the keyboard driver from loading up.


A:Keyboard has stopped working on my Satellite Pro C660-2JD

Start your notebook and enter BIOS settings. Does keyboard work in BIOS mode?
Have you tested it using \Windows in “safe mode” (F8)?
Please test it and send some feedback.
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Hi there,

I have had my Satellite X200-25H for well over 18 months but one of the problems I have always had is with the keys on the keyboard. I find often needing to press hard on the keys in order to type.

It is really annoying and I want to know if others have had similar experience with there Satellite Laptops (in particular the desktop replacement models) or have I been very unlucky with mine. Is there a cheap fix for this?



A:Satellite X200-25H - Hard keys on keyboard

Hi buddy,

To be honest I never had such a problem. In my opinion the keyboard on Toshiba notebooks works like on other notebooks. In my opinion everything is ok.

But if you think it?s not ok, contact an ASP for help. There you can get a replacement part?
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A:Toshiba Satellite M45-S355 Keyboard Problem

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Check that your numlock key isn`t activated.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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I don't think the problem comes from the battery as I've seen it on other topics since the tablet doesn't even detect the keyboard when I plug it. The tablet doesn't detect the keyboard battery.

So, if you can give me any advices or help to solve my problem, i'd be grateful :-)

A:Satellite Click Mini L9W - B unrecognized keyboard

There is no communication with the keyboard at all? (No battery detected, touchpad and keyboard not working?) it must be a connection related issue I assume. If it was a driver related issue, then the battery would at least get detected)

If you want to void your warranty, you can open the tablet and keyboard dock and check the ribbon connectors or/and remove and place the ribbon connectors from the connecters back in
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shift A = enter in word and outlook
shift A = jumps up a cell in excell

Please help!!!!

A:Toshiba Satellite M45-S165 Keyboard Problem

You may want to check you have the correct keyboard type specified in the keyboard applet under the control panel.
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I have resolved the battery by updating the Bios to 1.7

However the keyboard has got me pulling out what little hair i have left..

I cannot get the keyboard to respond that the system drivers would fix, i my case no they have fixed the trackpad though.

Any assitance to resolve this would be greatly appreciated..


A:Satellite Click Mini L9W-B - Keyboard not responding

Have you tried installing the Intel Platform drivers listed for Windows 8. I seem to remember they were neccesary when I did a clean upgrade
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Some keys are beginning to feel 'sticky', and I'm going to be cleaning them, and whatnot.

So, I'm having issues actually removing the individual keys. As it's a laptop keyboard, I'm doubting that you can just "pop" the keys out with a needle, or a similar object. So how would I remove them?

Quick Edit: As the title says, it's the Toshiba X200.

A:Satellite X200 - How to clean some Keyboard keys


You mean you want to remove only the key caps?
Yes this is possible and the caps are stuck on the keyboard!

So you can remove it carefully using a thin object.
You can leaver the single caps carefully.

I did it very often to clean the space under the buttons caps!
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A:Cannot enable Keyboard light on my Satellite Pro L50B

Check please BIOS settings. Under advanced > system configuration you can find option to enable/disable webcam. Check please if your webcam is enabled properly.

There you can also find option “Keyboard Backlight Control Mode”. ry please to change these settings in BIOS directly.

By the way: do you use original preinstalled OS that you got with your notebook?
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Install Toshiba Value Added Package

Install Toshiba System Driver and System Settings.
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Is it easy to pop the key off and pop it back on again?

A:Satellite R830 - H keyboard button issue

Well, what you can do is to remove the button cap and to check the area under the cap?
You could use an compressed air spray to remove the dust (if available)?.
But in my opinion its some mechanical issue? the point is that single buttons cannot be replaced? you can replace the caps but not the button? so you will need to replace the whole keyboard to get it fixed.
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A:Toshiba Satellite keyboard driver malfunction

I'm less inclined to think its a driver issue then perhaps the keyboard itself or other hardware. In any case, i'm really not sure about the cause of your problem but i once saw this keyboard test tool (free for 1st 30 days).

I never tried it myself but if you try it, let us know what you think of it please
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Satellite Pro P300 1AY

Firstly and most importantly, I suspect the backlight may have gone in my laptop screen.
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Otherwise, any idea how much it would cost for a replacement?

Secondly, I"m thinking of switching to a different keyboard layout.
Does anyone know where I can find a Belgian AZERTY keyboard for this laptop?

Thanks x

A:Satellite Pro P300-1AY - screen and keyboard issues

> Firstly and most importantly, I suspect the backlight may have gone in my laptop screen.
> If, for example, it's just something simple like a loose connection, is this an easy fix

Hmm?. maybe it?s a FL inverter. The FL inverter is a small part which controls the display backlight?
Usually notebook disassembling procedure is very tricky and it sounds like you have never disassembled the notebook? so I would not recommend doing anything what could damage other parts? Get in contact with an local ASP and ask for the assistance.
Usually the FL inverter should not be expensive parts but I have no idea about the costs?

> Does anyone know where I can find a Belgian AZERTY keyboard for this laptop?
?and again? all spare parts can be ordered from local ASP.
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If anyone could help me,I would be forever grateful

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A:Keyboard on Toshiba Satellite not functioning properly

Any Success ?

I am having major problem with my laptop's keyboard.
If I could disable it when XP is running, I would be ok.

Did you have any success ?

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Does anyone has any suggestions ???!!!

A:Keyboard Tilda key and Windows Vista (Satellite L40-17R)

What is it you are trying to do with the tilda? It is possible that you need use the fn or shift keys.
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A:Toshiba Satellite keyboard issues - with a twist

this usually happens if the connector(s) are lose. eiter keyboard or touchpad.
I donno how this works on toshiba laptops but you could try to remove the keyboard and re-seat the connector to the motherboard.
it is also possible that the contacts underneath the buttons are dirty. this would be a bit more work. you also need to remove the keyboard clean it up carefully. there are cleaning fluids available for notebook keyboards. I think its mostly alcohol in it because it gets dry fast. not sure but I think it was more like a spray.
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A:Toshiba Satellite M35x-S171ST keyboard

Make sure the Ribbon Cable is in firmly.

There's a locking um, thingy on it that needs to be pulled out gently - it only moves 3 or 4 mm - the ribbon inserted, and the lock pushed back.

This page has some relevant pics...
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I am completely stumped as my keyboard has gone haywire and am quite annoyed i cant fix it

Am running windows 7 on toshiba satellite pro laptop and was wondering if its a software or perhaps hardware issue.

Here is what is happening:

- Caps lock light doesnt stay on anymore but it flashes when i press it. It does still work properly though
- Left SHIFT key still works but when i press also creates this symbol ~ at the same time within UK keyboard. If i change to US keyboard then it enters the PIPE symbol.
- The ~ key above the tab key actually does this ?
- And the pipe key which is above the Enter key types this: #7

I updated the BIOS earlier today but to no avail...

Does anyone have any idea on how i can sort this as its quite frustrating! Thanks for any ideas.


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>Am running windows 7 on toshiba satellite pro laptop and was wondering if its a software or perhaps hardware issue.

Keyboard is controlled by an Microsoft driver which is part of the Window system.
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How to find out what part is affected?
This is also quite a simple procedure? you need to connect an external USB keyboard.
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> 1- Is this a motherboard issue?
Not easy to say: if external monitor works properly then its not graphic/motherboard problem.
If external USB keyboard works properly, its not motherboard problem too.

> 2- Since it works on an external monitor I assume graphic card or the processor is fine.
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