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Keyboard replacement

Q: Keyboard replacement

I ve had this keyboard http www amazon com Microsoft-Reclusa-Gaming-Keyboard-Black dp B MR XWK for quite a while now almost years and it has been quite an adventure The basic UI it came replacement Keyboard with was perfect as I don t Keyboard replacement want to spend hours and hours Keyboard replacement trying to figure out how to open my media player with button Leading me to my basic and very important need for a new gaming keyboard My new keyboard will need to have media controls that open things besides Windows Media Player Ituns Spotify etc I despise WMP and often click to use my music without a thought It s convenient and a luxury I no longer choose to live without I don t care whether the KB is mechanical or Keyboard replacement not as long as the keys aren t squished together raised to ridiculous quot ergonomic quot heights or covered in a rubber that will fade in a few months My reclusa has just one button that the letter has faded from in it s years of use I think that s pretty awesome when world of warcraft is basically just spamming one button for hours at a time I would like my new KB to have macro keys besides the media panel which I m assuming all gaming KBs come with today and as user-friendly as possible I looked up the BlackWidow linked as the quot Unicorn quot KB on MMO s Setup of the Month and found that quite a few people are experiencing issues with keys becoming stuck in some way or another or just failing to work at all something like - I don t want to play the lottery when I m spending this much money on a luxury item The quot Narwhal quot keyboard G seemed fantastic until I realized the keys are TINY smaller than my laptops keyboard This is just unacceptable So all-in-all guys and gals I am looking for your kind help If you ve got the perfect KB or maybe have owned one in the past that meets my needs please post its name model Very much appreciated Also what the hell is the big deal with quot mechanical quot keyboards Req Again Keys that won t fade Keys the standard or close to size Media controls for things besides WMP Easily programmable macro keys Backlit Could be red white and blue as long as it lights up with some form of lighting Not required but would be nice headphone jack that does not cut out any sound nbsp

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A: Keyboard replacement

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A:Keyboard Replacement

Hello, You can use this kind of keyboard.
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A:keyboard replacement

Yes it is easy.
Get hold of the PDF workshop manual from the web.

It is usually just a case of removing the screws on the bottom marked with a K and possibly prising out the top button bar.

Take care with detaching the ribbon cables though as the connectors aren't of the best design, and can be fiddly.
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A:Keyboard Replacement

Yes but

You need to set up the bios to Not stop on all errors (ie cannot find keytboard)
In bios sometimes on older PC's have a USB enable option for keyboard (enable it)

You must first shutdown the computer to remove / insert PS2
USB can be connected anytime (prefer off first)

You can have two keyboards at the same time (PS2 and USB) if all else fails.
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Hi! Is it possible to replace my HP Notebook - 14-r238tu's non-backlit keyboard with a backlit one?

A:Keyboard replacement

The problem with your desired upgrade is that the systemboard for your notebook won't have the header that supplies power to the backlighted keyboard, so it won't work as expected.
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A:keyboard replacement

After looking at your previous inquiries, I took a bold step in the assumption you were still asking about your HP Envy laptop.  So I moved it to the more appropriate Notebook section of the forum.  If you would finally state the exact product number (off the tag),  your likely to get an answer about the keyboard replacement.  Please know that the keyboard is best replaced by a licensed technnician because of the extremely delicate ZIF connectors
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Current keyboard has sustained physical damage and no longer functions, I need to replace it but can't find a replacement part listed in the parts store. Any advice about how I might track one down would be appreciated.

A:Keyboard replacement

Dear Customer, Below is the list:  You can order the part from HP parts store using the link below. Or purchase the part from any computer store. Link:  Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee
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A:Keyboard shell/ replacement?

Laptop keyboards come as a complete unit.

Clip out the old one and disconnect the ribbon cable.

Connect the ribbon cable for the new keyboard and push the keyboard into position (will clip in).

Checking youtube videos is a good way to find out how your keyboard is removed.

You will need a thin flat object such as a screw driver to release the clips on the old one.

The Ribbon cable is clipped in by a black catch on a hinge, simple lift up on one side and slide out the old ribbon cable.
This should fix all your key issues (you can test before buying a replacement keyboard by plugging in a USB keyboard if you have one. If that works without fault it is most likely the new laptop keyboard will as well)

EDIT - Don't forgot to remove the battery first!
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I have a HP Pavillion dv6000

A:Replacement Keyboard Keys


I doubt if you can purchase individual keys for the keyboard, but you can most likely purchase a new keyboard for the laptop through HP's online parts store:

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A:Keyboard replacement on Tecra A8

In my opinion you should replace the keyboard. Key you obtain new one?
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A:Keyboard Letter Key Replacement

There is a link that should help, even though it is for a dell laptop it still most likely will be the same way since most laptop keyboards are built a standard way and even if it is not the same it still might give you an idea of how to put it on, it may be very alike but one part, I dont know but I would think its the same or very close to it.
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A:Lenovo Y40-70 keyboard replacement

Hi engz , 
Welcome to the Community Forums,
There is still no offered backlit keyboard for the Y40-70 , no power port to connect it on the motherboard too so Y50 backlit keyboard will not work either. 
Additional reference to same topic discussion on this thread and this article (under input devices).
Hope this answered your query. 
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A:Equium M50-216 - keyboard replacement

Generally speaking such hardware replacements should be done by authorized personal but on this old piece of hardware you can try to do it alone but of course on your own risk. ;)

Do you have experience with this stuff?
At first I must say that new keyboard you can find on eBay. It will not be so expensive.
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A:Keyboard Replacement Part

Hi can you please  temme which part of the world are you from so that I can give you the exact part number

Regards;SmileyI am an HP employeePlease click the White Kudos star to say thanks for helping.Please mark Accept As Solution if my help has solved your problem.
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A:Replacement keyboard for my X1 Carbon

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A:replacement the keyboard to other language

Hi Basil,
Thanks for writing to us.
The socket will be of same type for any language keyboard.
Once the new keyboard is installed the language needs to be added in Region and Language window.
Please go through this link on how to change the same.
Provide us your system tag#, name and  email via private message,by clicking on my name in blue and then select send a private message for records purpose.
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A:Keyboard replacement problem

I don't think you can change this and even if you could the normal function of the F keys involved would also change.

I think you're best course is to just leave it as it is and try to remember the keys still work like the old keyboard's did.
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A:Sony Vaio replacement keyboard

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A:Keyboard replacement on Satellite Z930

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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).

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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.
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>can anyone tell me what the size of the connector should be on the Portege A600-120 keyboard?
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