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Laptop keys stopped working and now I can use BIOS

Q: Laptop keys stopped working and now I can use BIOS

Hi I have a HP Laptop it?s but with newish software running vista. Its all been working fine form about a year or so. The other day some of the keys stopped working, I have not dropped it or spilled anything on it. I turned it and when I tried to go back in to it, it came up with the black BIOS screen. However as the keys were not working it would not let me select anything (i.e safe mode) it times down to open in the already highlighted section which was rum window as normal (or something like that) it then gave a blue screen and said it was doing a crash dump. After this it went back to the black BIOS screen and repeated the whole thing. Its stuck in some sort of loop. I don?t have any disks to reinstall what can I do???

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A: Laptop keys stopped working and now I can use BIOS

I'm going to have your thread moved to a more appropriate hardware forum. Consider the possibility tat the keyboard may be defective and you may have to replace it. That is no problem- I just replaced mine.

Stay subscribed so you'll know when you get reply.

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A:laptop keys stopped working. is system problem

Shut down the laptop, take the battery out, and keep it out for five minutes. Then plug it back in. If that doesn't work, see if there are drivers for the keyboard on the manufacturers website.

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ages ago a couple of keys stopped working on my toshiba laptop and just stuck to using on screen keyboard as subsititute for missing keys. Missing keys are:
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please help
 

A:some keys on toshiba laptop keyboard have stopped working

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A:Laptop keys stopped working and some type the wrong thing...

It could be a virus. But It also could just be your keyboard is bad. You may need to take it to your local repair shop if it. Is a laptop and have them check the keyboard out for you. I really do not think it is a virus.
 

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I was told it has to be water damage



Not true. In fact, water in the keyboard normally does not cause permanent damage. That is, once the water dries, all works again - most of the time. But that does depend on many variables - type of keyboard membrane, how much water, if just water (no sugars or cream, for example), and how much dust, dirt, oily hair/dander, cigarette smoke, cookie crumbs, etc. are under the keys when the water was spilled. The greater damage generally comes when the water works it way through the keyboard and into the computer's electronics.

I would try a regular PC keyboard first to see what happens. If all the keys work properly with a standard USB keyboard, then you can be pretty certain it is the notebook keyboard at fault, and not something more serious.

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A:fn keys stopped working

Howdy and welcome. I've removed your email address, as posting that on an open forum is a great way to get signed up for spam. I'm also going to move this to hardware, as it's definitely not a networking issue.

Have you given any thought that the keyboard is now broken?
 

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A:Some keys have stopped working!!!!!

back to manufacturer on warranty.

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A:Please Help....keys stopped working

SEEMS YU HAVE A HARDWARE PROBLEM. If you have no experience in working on PCs then either you contact the manufacturer or work with a repair tech with required experience to fix the fault
 

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A:Certain Keys have stopped working . Please help.

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A:Certain keys suddenly stopped working

Boot into safe mode or command prompt.

See if keyboard works. Or even in BIOS and see if the UP key works. Make sure its not a software issue (virus). if those keys still don't work... you have 2 choices:

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A:Volume Keys stopped working

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A:Some keys of the keyboard have stopped working

I cannot find a keyboard related software or driver for your laptop. I will research the issue more.

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A:V5-571P Some Keys stopped working looking for repl...

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rrfoshee
 

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Hi SomeGuyDude,

Have you tried using the Vista drivers? That works for many driver issues in Windows 7. I couldn't find a specific one for multimedia keys, but here's the Driver page for an HP dv6244us running Windows Vista x64:Select software and drivers HP Pavilion dv6244us Notebook PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

Have you contacted HP yet? Try tweeting them, that will probably get a faster response than calling or emailing.

Walker
Windows Outreach Team

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So have you verified that you have no virus or other malware infections? Download and run free Malwarebytes, and see if it flags some malware
 

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shortbread1,
Product not tested for Windows 10 upgrade
Dell is not testing or developing Windows 10 drivers for this product. If you choose to upgrade, some features, applications, and connected devices may not work as expected.
The computer needs Windows 10 drivers for the hardware to work properly. Dell did not create any Windows 10 drivers for the Inspiron n5010

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When you connect to a "new" wireless network you have the option to save or not save the profile. Make sure that you are telling it to save. If the profile still does not save my suspicion would be a corrupted security application (security suite, anti-spyware, anti-virus, etc.).
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-just-stopped-remembering-wireless-keys.999463/
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A:BIOS Hidden, F keys not working

BIOS Hidden, F keys not workingClick to expand...

If the keyboard has a F-lock key, press it before trying the function keys.
 

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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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Also Ive noticed that all of the keys that aren't functioning are clustered in one area on the keypad.
 

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Hi, Did you downgrade/upgrade your machine ? What is your Sleekbook ENVY TouchSmart m6 ? Please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108Regards.

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hello raj, This is quite common in laptops well it was with mine.

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A:Laptop keys not working

"Does anyone know how to fix it, or should I lug it over to the nearest computer repairs place?"... Tears contain salt, salt is corrosive. Yes, take it to a repair place and tell them what you told us
 

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A:keys 3 E and D not working on laptop

Keyboard may have gotten wet, or the internal contacts dirty. He should replace the keyboard. I just did one for a HP, it was about $16.00 on E-bay.
 

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A:Z50-70 Laptop - Some of the keys are not working

Try to re-install keyboard drivers as third party apps can interfere




Give some Kudos, if you find my post helpful. #Lenovo-NeverStandStill

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Hi Sounds like the laptop keyboard will need to be changed. You could try reseating the connection to the motherboard

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A:certain keys on laptop not working

lol, how old is the laptop? they're designed to last about 2 years then start dying.
 

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A:Some keys in my laptop not working

We are just fellow end Users. We can't send out an engineer. You do not give us the model number of your laptop but I sense you are not interested in self-repair. If the project is urgent in the short run I suggest you use an external usb keyboard to get your work done while you wait for HP to respond. Sorry I have no more control over the situation. 

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Replace the keyboard or use a external keyboard.i tried cleaning with mets and nothing.I'm not sure what that (mets) means. Did you pour more liquid into that laptop? Liquids and laptops are a bad idea. Anything that gets into the keyboard will usually end up on the motherboard of the laptop. What make model and country. Here in the USA You can often find a laptop keyboard for $20 US or less.For temporary use or permanent if portability is not needed a USB external keyboard should work.Good LuckRoger

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What operating system does it have XP,Vista ,W7?
 

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Quote: Originally Posted by TheRandomSyd


I have just bought a new Studio 15 laptop from dell and i have had it for about a month now and when i try to play a game online my left arrow key is stuck and my character is constantly going left. Any help?


Hi.

Does it work at all?

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A:Toshiba Laptop L300 Keys not Working (Fn?)

Some keys respond, some don't and some come up with different charactersClick to expand...

can you give an example

if its the num lock - see here
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