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Issue with Laptop Keyboard

Q: Issue with Laptop Keyboard

I'm having an issue with the keyboard for my Toshiba Satellite P775-S7320. Put plainly, keys have started triggering other keys, as if both keys were pressed at the same time. Nothing was spilled on the keyboard, but now, A and Tilde trigger one another, and the same for 1 and 2, Q and S, W and Tab, X and Capslock. The only exception to this is Z and \. Z will trigger \, but \ will not trigger Z. I've popped off the keys and cleaned them with compressed air, I've rebooted my computer several times, and am unsure of where to go from here.

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A: Issue with Laptop Keyboard

Try hitting the NUM LK/SCRN LK key

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/issue-with-laptop-keyboard.199043/
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A:Weird keyboard laptop issue. Keyboard randomly stops functioning until I standby.

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?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/weird-keyboard-laptop-issue-keyboard-randomly-stops-functioning-until-i-standby.879922/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/keyboard-issue-on-laptop-with-german-keyboard.782753/
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A:Keyboard issue laptop

Does the Ctrl key work OK?

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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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Ive looked around in Control Panel < Keyboard, but nothing there works.

And I tried using my recovery CD for a full reformat...but...well...lets just say I had an issue with having to press F1 to continue...

I want to try everything possible to fix it myself before having to send it off or take it to a repair person...
 

A:Laptop Keyboard Issue

there is probably a ps/2 port on the back of the laptop, try plugging in a standard ps/2 keyboard and see it reads that. If not, a usb keyboard might work. A keyboard replacement is not a terribly difficult repair in most cases, but I would want to be sure that there is not something else wrong with it (bad mainboard, for example)
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-keyboard-issue.432431/
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I have removed the keys and checked that nothing has been spilled on the keyboard, no problem there ether.

I have also checked internally to see if there was any damage to the ribbon cable. Seems fine.

To be honest I cant seem to locate the issue and was hoping someone could offer some additional support. Anybody any ideas?

Specs: Esystem EI 3101 laptop, Intel Celeron M430 1.73ghz CPU, 2Gb DDR2, Internal 256mb GFX card.
 

A:Laptop keyboard issue

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

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This morning i switched it on and it is playing up. The keyboard responds erratically, with some characters working and others not a all. Some perform functions they should not be doing.

However when i plug a USB wireless keyboard it responds perfectly. I am trying to understand if it down to a keyboard error or otherwise. I find it difficult to see why a simple pressure pad device would cause the problem, but on the other hand on the USB system, what interprets the ACSII characters.

Would replacing the keyboard solve my problems??? Cheers for any help given

Regards

Johno
 

A:Laptop Keyboard issue

Replacing the keyboard is probably your best bet . .
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-keyboard-issue.690446/
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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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A:HP - 15.6" Touch-Screen Laptop keyboard issue

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.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-15-6-quot-Touch-Screen-Laptop-keyboard-issue/td-p/5602689
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A:audigy 2 ZS / laptop keyboard freezing issue

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A:Major Keyboard Issue With Laptop - Request Help

It may be that the touchpad is not disabled so as she types every unintentional tap on the touchpad is sending the cursor all over the place.  If this is the case, try these... You have 2 ways to stop the touchpad from working. 1) Disable the touchpad or2) Set it to toggle OFF/ON depending on whether it detects a mouse or not. Go to Settings> Devices> Mouse & Touchpad> Additional Mouse Options> Clickpad Settings- Use the Clickpad Disable button                But each shutdown/restart sends this back to ENABLE, so you need to set it every time you boot.or- Use the checkbox to toggle the touchpad OFF if it detects a mouse.               But each Windows Update resets this to the default, which is to be unchecked. The below method editing the registry doesn't change the touchpad settings, but it does stop the system from resetting it behind your back.  http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/How-do-I-PERMANENTLY-set-the-cl...  Re: How do I PERMANENTLY set the clickpad to disable when using a mouse??09-18-2015 07:00 AM An important thing here is to make sure you don't change ANYTHING else(don't hit the delete key on anything) Ok, right click on start, then runtype: Regedithit return on your keyboard Yes, there is a LOT of stuff in here, but it is organized.you have the menu across the top, you want to hit edit, then findtype: DeleteUserSettingsOnUpgradeIf you look on the bottom of the regedit window, you will see the location, and it SHOULD say: Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Synaptics\SynTP\Install If it does, then on the right side(in the regedit window), you right-click on the DeleteUserSettingsOnUpgrade, and click modify.    Change it from a 1 to a 0.The logic here is the 1 means "yes", a 0 would mean no.   We do NOT want the user settings to be deleted on upgrade, so we modify the value.Once you make the change and hit 0, you can exit out, and that will fix the problem.    Note that you still need to tell the drivers to disable touchpad when an external pointing device is plugged in if you have not already done so.The advantage to doing this, rather than turning off the touchpad, is that you can unplug your mouse to travel, and you don't have to make changes ahead of time.

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A:Laptop double issue: booting and keyboard

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.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-double-issue-booting-and-keyboard.1055364/
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keys with this problem: z x h j , . and up arrow

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Need help on this issue
 

A:Asus F83Se laptop keyboard issue

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."

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Reset the character repeat settings. The speed of character repeat and the delay before repeating starts is adjustable with sliding level indicators. Click on the adjuster and hold your finger on the mouse button to drag the adjustment left or right.

3
Change the cursor blink rate. A faster blink helps to locate the cursor while moving it with the arrow keys. Change the blink rate by dragging the slide to the left or right for slower or faster.

4
Enable the keyboard to accommodate one-handed typing or foreign languages. Click on the "Input Locales" tab near the top of the dialog box. Click the "Add" button for choices of available languages. Click the "Properties" button for choices to include Dr. Dvorak?s keyboard layouts for two-handed typing or single-handed typing with either hand.

5
Identify and correct keyboard malfunctions. Click the "Hardware" tab on the dialog box. The current keyboard will be listed under devices. The functioning status of the keyboard is displayed, and a troubleshoot button is active for use anytime. Make a first attempt to resolve keyboard problems by clicking this button.
 

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A:Laptop Keyboard Doesn't Work Very Strange Issue

Basically anything i click on does this... unless i click on start menu and then click on the program. Thus if i click on say avast or a program on desktop, it shows the properties of it. If i click on program using start menu... it does show up.


I scanned using malwarebytes. It did mention something trojan.something but i removed it. But this is using malwarebytes free. I have avast as well but doesnt detect anything.


Its definitely not number lock. I tried this.


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A:Solved: Plugged a keyboard into my laptop. Now my laptop keyboard doesn't work

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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
or crooked)
Let me know if this post is was helpful.
 

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Vicks
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-laptop-keyboard-has-different-layout-keys-function-like-old-keyboard-help.1042592/
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Any help would be appreciated. 
 
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When you deleted the keyboard driver for the laptop...did you reboot after doing so?
 
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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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Have you any idea what your son might have done when he 'snuck on' to your laptop - could he have split anything on it ?  I take it from the expression 'snuck on' that he probably isn't very old. Are there any signs of physical damage - such as being pounded with a hard toy ?
 
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A:keyboard issue

There are two patches for this game, have you applied them?

Also are you running it on steam or from a disc?

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This thread has been solved. You should post a new thread.
 

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A:Keyboard Issue

This seems strange.
This happend to me but only because I changed keyboards :S You could try messing about in the control pannel under keyboard settings but I can't promise anything.
Sorry.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/keyboard-issue.729778/
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A:Keyboard issue

  
Quote: Originally Posted by jainpulickal


Hi,

My laptop facing some issue

Some arow keys are not working properly....

some times cursor moving to letft continuosly...some times it moves right.....sometimes top and some times botttom....

please help me

I am using windows 7


Hi jainpulickal,

Welcome to Sevenforums.

Please check the system under safe mode:

Safe Mode

Also, if possible kindly connect a USB keyboard and Mouse to the system to check the system.

Let us know the results of the same so we can advise you further.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/294169-keyboard-issue.html
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First, see if the same problem occurs with another keyboard (wireless or not).

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A:keyboard issue

Attach an external keyboard and post back if this does the same thing or works properly. (This will help determine if the problem is software or hardware).

Also have you turned the laptop on its side and cleaned the keyboard with canned air in case somethings are stuck under the keyboard causing problems?

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A:keyboard Issue ive tried everything

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keyboard issue, please help

I have a major problem with my computer, my keyboard would not work, the num light came on but not the cap or the scroll and it simply would not work, so I tried several other keyboards on my computer and they all did the same thing, but worked fine on the other computer. I have a USB keyboard so I assumed the it was my ps2 port that was bad. I hooked up the USB keyboard and it worked fine for 1 day. Then it wouldnt work, except for the num light. I tried everything. For whatever reason it stated working again. Now, it is doing the same thing again, only the num light comes on. Any ideas?
 

A:keyboard issue

Use canned air to clean out the PS/2 and USB ports... but it is likely the problme is in the motherboard, and will be expensive to repair. Consider upgrading the motherboard.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/keyboard-issue.74426/
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A:keyboard issue

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.

Usual solutions to try are:

reboot
disconnect and reconnect the keyboard
try a different keyboard

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/keyboard-issue-656187.html
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It seems set to German or something cause when I type a quotation mark then o or u, it puts the umlaut. I checked keyboard and regional/lang settings and all is US english. What do?

A:keyboard issue

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.

How to change your keyboard layout


Microsoft also has a Fixit for detecting general keyboard problems:

Troubleshoot keyboard problems

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/keyboard-issue-873618.html
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A:Keyboard Issue

Confirm language and keyboard settings in Regional settings in Control Panel are correct to your country

Or test with another Keyboard to confirm it is not a keyboard fault

You may need to confirm that your Bios revision is also correct, by going to your Toshiba support web page

If you suspect hardware fault please return under warranty
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/keyboard-issue.125597/
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you did not state your operating system.

tried to help from what i had. came up with the following. it is google and looks like it covers windows and mac.

http://www.google.com/search?source...05-06,GGLD:en&q=move+diagonally+with+keyboard
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/keyboard-issue.336953/
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A:Keyboard issue

The keyboard in question works on your other system. Does that system's keyboard work on the system that has the non working keyboard. If so the problem is mostly likely with the port and a USB keyboard would be the easiest solution
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/keyboard-issue.266539/
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I have Issue Keyboard an old Zboard keyboard from when Ideazon was still manufacturing distributing them Last night I spilled just a drop of Coca-Cola into the right-CTRL key from then on some keys when pressed would cause mutliple keys to be actuated For example pressing Keyboard Issue the G key would cause G R and to be actuated and H would cause H Y and Many keys are doing this and a couple keys just don t work This morning I opened it up and cleaned it out Being a smoker I had a lot of ash inside my keyboard which mixed with the cola I cleaned that all out wiped down the membranes and the domes and cleaned the main connections with isopropyl alcohol This did not fix the problem I ve spilled drinks into keyboard before sometimes the keyboard will flat out short circuit and never work again and sometimes it didn t hurt the keyboard at all This problem is unique to me Anyone know why it s having this problem nbsp

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A:USB keyboard issue

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?
The best test of course would be to use another identical keyboard and see what happens.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/usb-keyboard-issue.1116770/
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A:Keyboard Issue

Did you try different keyboard?

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I have a peculiar issue, which developed today without a clear genesis.

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Hello
My system a Dell Latitude runs on Windows XP and I cannot log into the computer via ctrl, alt, del.
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Can anyone help?

A:keyboard issue

Press F12 at bootup and do the Dell Diagnostics.

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Ex.

When i press "3" it inputs "d3" and when i press d it also inputs the same thing.
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A:Keyboard issue

Shut it down and do a cold boot. How is the keyboard?
To troubleshoot hardware versus software, I usually attach a USB keyboard to see if the behavior is the same or different.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/keyboard-issue.1151197/
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Hi there. Don't know if this is the right subforum.
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A:Keyboard issue

  
Quote: Originally Posted by gallicbear


Hi there. Don't know if this is the right subforum.
I am often using the US international keyboard. To change certain letters you use the AltGr (right alt) key. For me, it is awkward to use this key. How can I reassign it to some other key? When you do a search on the internet, they say it is the same as using Ctrl Alt. Not for me. Of course, changing this key would be just for the US INt'l keyboard. Thank you for your tips.



There are several good key mapping apps on the net. They would do what you want

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A:keyboard issue...

fixed, reinstalled windows again with Japanese and Japanese 106 keyboard as defaults.....

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/58213-keyboard-issue.html
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Any help would be much appreciated because I cant work out what the issue is,

Thanks,

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A:Keyboard issue

Noticed that when I hold cntrl i walk / move fine
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/keyboard-issue.612009/
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A:Ps2 Keyboard Issue

Did you install the software for it? Is this a USB keyboard with the PS/2 adapter on it?http://support.microsoft.com/kb/257729

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A:Keyboard issue

I have heard that hitting Ctrl+Num Lock will fix the problem.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/keyboard-issue.1013292/
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I don't really know how to put a topic title. Okay pictures first ...

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A:Keyboard Issue

Its worn out, replace the keyboard.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/keyboard-issue.903054/
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Hi

i have a dell latitude laptop and im having an issue with the keyboard. When i first turn on the laptop the keyboard works perfectly but after a minute or two the keys starting acting funny. When in a program like internet explorer pressing keys brings up different menu's eg pressing f opens the file tab and pressing h opens the history tab.
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Thanks
G
 

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.

As for the second keyboard, if I am correct, if you press buttons on either keyboard, your computer should respond to both keyboards. So it could still be the onboard keyboard that is bad.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/keyboard-issue.106363/
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A:issue with keyboard

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.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/331096-issue-keyboard.html
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I have a problem with the keyboard, it doesn't work when the "start windows normally" window pops on, but it works while the first window after the restart. After the start windows normally window it reboots and the whole thing starts again. Please help!

A:Keyboard issue

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

Uninstall the keyboard, then restart the machine and have windows detect it and load the drivers.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/449613/keyboard-issue/
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