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Q: new DELL keyboard faulty

computer is days old keyboard going funny for no reason nothing loose trying to email and letters sometimes dont appear or get stuck i'll look up from typing long sentence and its missing bits does that make sense pressing the keys feels the same as normal nothing sticky yet when writing it 'sticks' or i have to type very very slowly to get a letter out sometimes it works sometimes it wont but then will give me many of the DELL faulty keyboard new same letter in a row ie repeating it depending on how many times i've pressed i phoned Dell and they suggested i turn off computer and restart-no good and then said try a different keyboard so we can work out whether its that or a software program i dont know what to do now cos my old keyboard is wireless so i obviously cant plug it in like the current one how do i do this i am only a beginner so please can you only give really simple answers with detailed explanation directions its not my computer but my husbands so i dont know how any of it was set up thankyou

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A: new DELL keyboard faulty

Have spoken with DELL again-they said it played up cos it was set to both USA english and Australian English. They fixed it to USA only and it seemed to work okay for a while but then went stupid again not long after.
i phoned them back but then got cut off after 2 minutes.
They have my mobile-thought they would call back but NO they didnt.

Any one have thoughts on the problem?.
maybei justget refund ofwhole system.see this is how it ypes....

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A:Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop keyboard problem faulty or not?

Yes, I would say replace the keyboard too
 

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A:Faulty Keyboard

Have you spilled any liquid on it? It could cause your keys to become sticky at the bottom.

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A:Faulty Wireless Keyboard

You may be having troubles with your device drivers, firmware, and/or software. Go to Device Manager by going to start / search box and type device manager and enter and then double-click on the program icon that appears. Check each device for a red x, yellow ! or white ?. These identify devices with problems (probably drivers, but also conflicts or something else). Click on each for further details and troubleshooting tips. If you need to get drivers (and you should do so for at least the keyboard and the wireless adapter (not just drivers but firmware and software as well, if applicable) and any others you have time to do - they may help in ways beyond just resolving this problem), do so from the computer vendor or device manufacturer (NOT from Microsoft Updates). Proceed as follows to get the drivers: http://pcsupport.about.com/od/driverssupport/ht/driverdlmfgr.htm. Once you have the drivers, you can install them through Device Manager as follows: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/193584-device-manager-install-driver.html.

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A:NB100 - Keyboard Faulty?

no it happens to me as well you realy need to pound on those keys

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?40819-NB100-Keyboard-Faulty
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A:Keyboard Buttons Have Gone Faulty

Hi there asklink, Welcome to Seven Forums.

A quick search around on Google finds that a lot of people are having the same issue or issues with the keyboard.

I was looking on the toshiba forums and they suggest you perform a BIOS update to fix this issue.






Quote:
If you should experience the above issue on your notebook, please perform a BIOS Update in order to rectify the problem.

Please download and install the latest BIOS Update package for your model from the Toshiba driver download page: TOSHIBA PC BIOS Support Country Selector

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A:Faulty Dell xps 13

Dell UK premium support:
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A:DELL Inspiron 5547 - faulty touchpad and other things

I ended up returning it to the store I bought it from, it was faulty and unrepairable. It costed me a lot of stress and arguing, because no one wanted me to return it (even DELL).
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A:RE: Faulty Dell Laptop / Customer Service Feedback

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A:Dell XPS 9333 won't turn on, LED and keyboard light only switches on for a moment, no dell logo

Hi Dagen
Thanks for writing to us.
When did the issue start? Was there any hardware or software changes done recently?
Most of the components are complicated to remove and re-seat in this model.
If the system is under warranty, Please click my DELL-username and write me a private
conversation with the service tag and your contact details(Name, Phone#, Address and Email). If
there is no warranty, then you could contact our team to get a quote for a paid service call -
http://dell.to/1vnT6CQ
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i have the same keyboard. it just stop working one day. just switch it to a new one, you must have guarantee on the keyboard.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-new-keyboard-old-dell-pc.1152156/
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install logitech wireless keyboard software...
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dell-wireless-keyboard.158252/
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If you can get into safemode does it Act the same?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dell-inspiron-keyboard.451348/
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It's against the rules for us to help you out that way as far as I know it's supposed to be on here--I'm already on probation so I'm not going to mess with them lol.

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http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/index.aspx?~ck=mn
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There's nothing wrong with your keyboard, other than it is set up for English (UK) rather than English (US). To correct it, see here: Keyboard Layout - Change

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At the risk of repeating what you may have tried, does the same thing happen if you plug in an external Keyboard into a USB port?
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First, if there are infections that is the first thing you need to deal with because no matter what else you do it will fail until the infections are gone.
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Hi eamilo,
The Dell Inspiron 14 5458 is shipped with a Chiclet keyboard. Only Inspiron 5458 Touch screen model ships with a backlight keyboard. You will not be able to replace the existing keyboard to backlit keyboard.

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Is there not a model number or sticker on the bottom of the keyboard? It may also be listed on your invoice or packing slip.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-dell-keyboard-has-developed-a-crack.1117457/
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Hi megapaco, welcome to the forums
The technician changed the membrane, but not the keyboard, right? Have you tried a completely different one? I think yours might have gone bad, the electronics, not only the membrane. Is it a wired or wireless keyboard?

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A:Dell Laptop Keyboard Problem

Call Dell, get a new laptop. All good.
 

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/usb-keyboard-and-mouse-dell-computer.747896/
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A:Keyboard Problem Dell Laptop

A - Have youu tried an external keyboard onn it?

B - You weren't playing any games on it were you?

C - How clean is it, and has any liquids got into it?

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Please give a more complete explanation of what happens.
Has anything been spilled into or onto the keyboard?
Have you the experience and the tools to remove and reseat the keyboard? There are schematics online at Dell which show you what to do with graphics. Just go to support and enter you service tag number, then look at the selections on the far left.
 

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A:Dell Multimedia keyboard not working...

Did you install the driver from the CD that came with the keyboard ?

If not go to the Device Manager,locate the keyboard and update the driver

using the CD.
 

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A:Hi I need some help... (Dell SK-8315 Multimedia Keyboard)

Hi tylerrking Welcome to TSG If you click on report at the bottom of your thread and ask to be moved to the games forum I think you may get more help there Thanks
 

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A:Unresponsive Dell Studio keyboard

Well, the computer's been running for another hour, and after a second restart the keyboard is working normally. I'd love to hear what anyone thinks may have been the problem, though.
 

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Did you get any keyboard to work on the computer?
 

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Try to reinstall the driver for your bluetooth keyboard.
 

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A:Dell Inspiron keyboard replacement

Common trouble... I have purchased a non-working laptop just for these clips. Now I have spare motherboards that I can salvage these parts from. There's really no other way to fix this
 

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A:DELL inspirion 3148 Keyboard

Hi INSOOCEO,
Is there any liquid spillage / physical damage on the system? Does an external keyboard work fine on the system? Are the specified keys not working at all or do they work intermittently?
You could contact our Dell Reseller in your country and get the system serviced. If there is no warranty, it would be a paid service call - check your reseller options here - http://bit.ly/1OaGai4
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19983934
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A:Dell XPS M2010 keyboard problems

Have you checked or replaced the keyboard batteries?
 

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try here:
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A:Laptop keyboard problem---Dell

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A:dell inspiron 7000 keyboard

Keyboard removal procedure.

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Check your bios settings to see if usb support is enabled. What is the reason you are working on this?
 

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A:Keyboard failure Dell Inspiron 580

Is it a GUI BIOS? Can you unplug the keyboard and use a mouse? Is the keyboard USB or PS/2?
 

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A:Dell Inspiron Keyboard Problem

Hi,
Unless you are very unlucky and got a bad replacement KBD, it sounds like the KBD controller on the MBD. Are there any signs of a spill ? If not it could have been taken out by static, or you may just be unlucky with it. The MBD costs a lot more than a KBD.........
                                                                    Regards Chris

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/17631712