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NB100 - Keyboard Faulty?

Q: NB100 - Keyboard Faulty?

Hi, just got hold of a NB100 netbook, apart from the keyboard being TINY! am having problems getting key presses to register, if you stab the keys down they work, however normally touch typing intermittantly registers.

over 4 people have tried in the office today and all have had the same issue with keys not registering. if you lightly press the key and feel when the button is depressed over and over it randomly misses!

Ive search these forums and nobody has had any issues, could it just be faulty?

Cheers

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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:Faulty Keyboard

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

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/175966-faulty-keyboard.html
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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 it.....it 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

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

cheers

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

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/274009-keyboard-buttons-have-gone-faulty.html
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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 will not power up

Have you done anything that can be responsible for this?
BIOS update maybe?

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?67930-NB100-will-not-power-up
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A:NB100 - Can't boot from USB pendrive

Hi!

Does this happen only with USB stick or without USB too?

Have you tried another USB stick? For the moment for me it sounds like that the USB stick is not compatible with the notebook or isn?t working properly.
Can you please try another USB stick?

Bye

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It could be possible that this "new" battery does not work properly… maybe it’s not fully compatible or… or… or…

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A:Would faulty RAM do this?

It could, especially if you its integrated video.

I'd test the RAM to be sure its good: http://www.memtest.org/
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/would-faulty-ram-do-this.551418/
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A:Faulty Key

What brand and model computer do you have? Where did you acquire the Win 7 Professional program?
Vicks
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-key.993610/
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A:Faulty cpu or the mb?

Go back to the most basic setup you can imagine...
One memory module, one video connection, and a cd or a simple hard drive... or an external floppy drive with a Windows 98 disk.
Attempt a boot.
If no boot, change to the other memory module. Attempt another boot.

The idea is to try various simple boots, and avoid using the hard drive if you can... use a different hard drive known good with Windows 95 or windows 98 installed... or boot to a floppy boot disk or a CD with Windows 98, 95, or ME disk on it..
Motherboards are pretty solid, and the Intell is one of the better ones. Processors rarely go out.
Common failures are (1) dead memory module, (2) failed power supply, or (3) bad hard drive. Very often if any of those three are bad, the computer will not start up.
Testing the power supply is more difficult. Once simple test is to watch the back of the power supply with a strong light. Have somebody else press the <ON> button while you watch to see if the fan blades on the power supply turn. If they turn only 1/8 turn to 1 turn and quit, the power supply is usually bad and is the likely problem.
Better yet, buy or borrow a power supply tester. They cost anywhere from $9 to $29, depending on quality or complexity.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/faulty-cpu-or-the-mb.119082/
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Intel motherboard dh55pj
Sapphire hd 6870 igb
Transcend ram (4+2) gb
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Thermaltake smartpower 550 watt psu 80+ bronze

Also I borrowed a friends` 6850 gpu+ 450 watt psu to see if there is anu problem in my mobo or processor but it was just fine. But I gave my friend my gpu psu combo and he faced problems like mine after using them for 1 week.
So now I am certain that either my gpu or my psu has gone bad. but I cant know for sure which one.Any helps.....
 

A:Faulty GPU or PSU?

Does your friend have a 500W PSU so they can test your GPU with their PSU? If they can test just the GPU, it might answer your question.

Actually 500W has head room, a 450W PSU might be enough to test for a week or so.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/faulty-gpu-or-psu.188680/
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A few days ago I did a full wipe on the HD to see if that would clear up the problem. It works well with only 2 sticks. When I put in the 3rd or/and 4th sticks I get to the desktop fine but only for a few minutes then it restarts and the screen goes blank. I tried switching the sticks but nothing works. What could it be?
 

A:Faulty ram?

Do a memtest
Have you tried swapping the memory sticks from 3-4 with the ones in 1-2?
This will help verify whether it's the sticks or the slots.
The memory test will help also.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/faulty-ram.134655/
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What is it that I have to do next to fix it?
 

A:Faulty NAS

Do you assign IP numbers on your network, or do you let the router do so?

If DHCP Server is enabled on the router, it'll assign an IP#. If not, then DHCP won't even be detected. Now, if you DO have DHCP Server enabled on the router, you're probably looking at another dud - this time with the nic in the NAS being bad where the other one was a bad controller. Or even a bad cable.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-nas.898773/
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A:Faulty net?

What type of internet connection do you have?

Post your numbers form here: http://www.speedtest.net/

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/460284/faulty-net/
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A:Faulty PSU or Faulty HDD???

Does the Chkdsk give you any error on the Z drive? Might check all cabling and be sure everything is tight. You talked about C: AND F: on One HDD and X: AND Y: on the other, where does Z fit in?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-psu-or-faulty-hdd.550551/
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mu issue is more less common,at my home the electricity is neva stable..its on and of most times...so I woudnt say I used the switch button to turn my pc off.
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A:Faulty RAM?

Are you having trouble with your keyboard, or is English not your first language?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/faulty-ram.186050/
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A:Faulty HDD?

Oh well, it's all academic now as I've got an RMA sorted, collection tomorrow and then replacement drive in a few days.

As it happens, it took ages for the WD diagnostics tool to read the drive and the estimated time went up and up and up to around 40 hours before it got past the bad bit. Now it's showing under 2 hours left.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/261695-faulty-hdd.html
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A:Faulty PSU

Just buy a psu tester as they do not cost much and use it. If the psu test bad then replace it not repair it.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-psu.506704/
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A:Faulty CPU ?

I doubt it's your cpu. If your cpu was bad, nothing would work right. You couldn't have seen anything on the screen if your cpu was bad.

Are you loading xp? If so, it has it's own drive format utility built in.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/faulty-cpu.31526/
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Thanks in advance.
 

A:Faulty CPU?

Is your computer slow at restarting?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-cpu.636400/
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A:Faulty HDD? help

cabo

If you 'nudge' the tower and it continues, that might suggest a loose IDE connection.

Open the case and check that all cables are secured firmly.

Firah
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-hdd-help.131632/
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A:Faulty PSU?

Please download MiniToolBox , save it to your desktop and run it.
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
List last 10 Event Viewer log
List Installed Programs
List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/600486/faulty-psu/
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A:Faulty GPU or MB?

Mostly when I have same sort of problems with my PC I run Hiren`s Boot CD when my computer starts up.
It has alot of test tools that can help you determine the problem, maybe try it out, see what you can uncover.
Hiren's Boot CD

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/334422-faulty-gpu-mb.html
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A:Is my PSU faulty?

" id be angry "

LOL - you'll be even angrier if you don't and your sweet mobo gets gerfunkled.

Yes, that is TOO low on the 12v rail. Whether that reading is accurate or not is another question. Getting a measurement off of a 12v fan lead might verify that if you have a tester available.


 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/is-my-psu-faulty.79578/
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I made a discussion in a gaming forums and that his reply.
Is he really right?

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19988114
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Thank You all. alex from council bluffs, iowa..
 

A:Faulty PC

It would be very, very helpful if you could give us the hardware specs including make and model. How old is this system? Can your motherboard handle a TB harddrive, particularly the BIOS?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/faulty-pc.159037/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-pci-e.841842/
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Regards
Judy
 

A:IE 6 Faulty

There needs to be a space between sfc and /scannow.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ie-6-faulty.505457/
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A:faulty AIM

welcome to tsg

are you running a p2p client such as kazaa? if so, you deleted the manditory adware that comes with kazaa, and im guessing it could cause system problems.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-aim.257345/
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A:possible faulty RAM?

A sony Vaio with norton on it has to be THE worst combination there is!!!!!!!
 

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A:Faulty Ram?

The best way to test your RAM is to download Memtest86 and run it overnight. If it passes that the RAM isn't your problem.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/faulty-ram.69694/
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I'm located in Odessa, FL
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A:Is my new RAM faulty?

I'd pick up one of these memory tests, install the memory as the only RAM in the system, and run them. Try moving the memory to different slots to see if the location affects the errors. ANY errors running these tests for any length of time is a problem.

Microsoft Memory Diagnostic

MEMtest86
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/is-my-new-ram-faulty.357476/
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Unless anyone has any ideas to why nothing is happening I am going to asume there is a faulty part.

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Thanks.
 

A:I think something might be faulty. Help please.

You forgot to post the detailed specs of your hardware.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/i-think-something-might-be-faulty-help-please.1038510/
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Boot from a floppy with CD support. Does it work then?

When do you get this error, anyway? When you put in a disc? When you open My Computer and click on the CD drive? What OS are you using?

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Get free stuff and help out a poor computer tech:
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-cd.34651/
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A:Faulty CD-Rom

If the drive is bad change it. They’re not that expensive and even name brand drive break, I've had brand new CD drives do the same thing worked five minutes ago then suddenly nothing, the tray open and closed but nothing else works, 9 of those drives where BTC's never buy any product that BTC makes they are all trash. *click here for a CD drive
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-cd-rom.144541/
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A:Another faulty CD-ROM

Things to check.....
Cables to the drive and motherboard are seated all the way in.
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Is the drive detected correctly in device manager? Is there any exclamation points?

Try these out first before assuming you need a new drive.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/another-faulty-cd-rom.360835/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-cpu.552485/
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A:Solved: Faulty Fan?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-faulty-fan.412916/
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A:Faulty modem?

Error 721: The remote computer is not responding
Error 633 The port is already in use or is not configured for Remote Access Dialout

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PCI slot dial up modem. Hmm Sometimes it's a lot easier just to remove it, and purchase a new one, they're very very cheap now highspeed is in.
 

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I looked up ntoskrnl.exe and hit on the Tom's Hardware site. Go here Ntoskrnl Windows 10 and see if anything helps you there.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/faulty-screen.1136049/
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A:How do I fix faulty Key ports???

Please show for when you have a connection and again for when you do not ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

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After you lose connection do you regain it w/o doing anything? If you do something to regain the connection, what?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-do-i-fix-faulty-key-ports.965246/
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I share your doubts about the "resistors and capacitors".

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/my-faulty-laptop.569882/
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A:Faulty CD Drives

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/faulty-cd-drives.22515/
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A:Solved: Is My Ram Faulty

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Microsoft Memory Diagnostic

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Hey I have recently been getting BSODs randomly At first I thought it was due to my Western Digital HDD going faulty but after buying a new quot SATA and removing the Western Digital one I am still getting BSODs Please help me figure out what is the cause of the BSOD thankyou in advance This is the crash log and PC specs let me know if any extra info is required Log Name System Source Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power Date PM Event ID Task Category Level Critical Keywords User SYSTEM Computer Lee-PC Description The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first This error could be caused if the system stopped responding crashed or lost power unexpectedly Event Xml lt Event xmlns quot http schemas microsoft com win events event quot gt lt System gt lt BSOD Faulty - HDD Provider Name quot Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power quot Guid quot C B A- - C -AC E- C D B quot gt lt EventID gt lt EventID gt lt Version gt lt Version gt lt Level gt lt Level gt lt Task gt lt Task gt lt Opcode gt lt Opcode gt lt Keywords gt x lt Keywords gt lt TimeCreated SystemTime quot - - T Z quot gt lt EventRecordID gt lt EventRecordID gt lt Correlation gt lt Execution ProcessID quot quot ThreadID quot quot gt lt Channel gt System lt Channel gt lt Computer gt Lee-PC lt Computer gt lt Security UserID quot S- - - quot gt lt System gt lt EventData gt lt Data Name quot BugcheckCode quot gt lt Data gt lt Data Name quot BugcheckParameter quot gt x lt Data gt lt Data Name quot BugcheckParameter quot gt x d lt Data gt lt Data Name quot BugcheckParameter quot gt x lt Data gt lt Data Name quot BugcheckParameter quot gt x lt Data gt lt Data Name quot SleepInProgress quot gt false BSOD - Faulty HDD lt Data gt lt Data Name quot PowerButtonTimestamp quot gt lt Data gt lt EventData gt lt Event gt

A:BSOD - Faulty HDD

Post your pc specs. [Make, model] cpu, psu, ram, mobo, hdd, operating system, Disable automatic restart on system failure and enable creation of memory dumps.

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