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

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

My year old ACER Aspire keyboard just stop working in a couple of capacities First the numbers on the key wouldn t type at all Checked Num Lock fine then stopped some thing... Laptop working wrong the type and keys tried to type numbers at top of keyboard well some typed the right number but most didn t or typed more than one number Ran Webroot Anti-spyware and Anti-Virus clean Then I shook my computer to see if any crumbs or foreign materials were throwing something off clean Took out battery nada Restored computer to the day before any problems Changed nothing Pressed every Laptop keys stopped working and some type the wrong thing... key to see if something was stuck or key broken None The Delete Backspace Enter and Space Bar do NOT work at all So basically the entire keyboard is not working due Laptop keys stopped working and some type the wrong thing... to something If I type any one key some of them type what I wanted but continue to type the letter or number until I log out of my Google Engine I have always had issues with the keyboard I will be typing along and the cursor will randomly go back to previous sentences and start typing what I am currently typing It is so annoying Why is it hopping all over the place A computer major friend who teaches computer classes said to write to Google and maybe I would find others with similar problems I found several quot sticky keys quot problems but none on point with none of the keys working or working properly He suggested perhaps a Trojan Horse virus but my sweeps come up clean Can anyone help me Thank you Shawnascy nbsp

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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 connected regular keobard just for the test and works fine.

Is this a keyboard problem? (Seller assures 100% work ) Or rather computer system?

What eventually I can check?

A:Laptop keyboard type wrong keys

sounds like a key is stuck down
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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:some keys on toshiba laptop keyboard have stopped working

ok this should of been in hardware section sorry my bad but i did do a hijackthis report to see if there was any problems with it.

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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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A:Laptop Keys Stopped working - Lenovo Ideapad Z500 Win8

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.

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hi and welcome you could try going to start control panel regional and language and try to configure the keyboard options there
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A:certain keys on laptop difficult to type

Anything split onto the keyboard?

Also might be loose connector, you can try removing and reconnecting the keyboard. I found this video which might help with that:
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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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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: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: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

Too bad that you waited this long. A System Restore back to a date when it did work probably would have taken care of it. As its been several weeks, its too long to fall back.

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I suggest calling the Acer parts department to order the keyboard.

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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.
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In the toolbar are the little boxes arranged with the black box upper left and the white box lower right? Or is the type color you have selected in the upper left box. If the white is in the upper left you print white. The two tiny boxes below and to the left will switch it back if you just want black and white. The double arrows above and to the right will swap the background and foreground.

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A:PC Infection: Exploit Crimeware Pack Type 1636/"GoldS has stopped working"

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A:HP Laptop Stopped Charging! (sorry if wrong category)

It is most likely the adapter (charger), OR the DC jack.

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

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A:Some of my laptop keys are not working

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

I found out that the problem was cause by crumbs below the keys. but it is really easy to fix. It could also be caused by the key bracket.

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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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lol, how old is the laptop? they're designed to last about 2 years then start dying.
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or is there anyhting i can do.


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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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The keys 1, q, a and z will not work on the laptop keyboard. They work fine on a separate keyboard when I connect
via USB. They used to work fine - just suddenly stopped working one day.

Any ideas?



A:Keys 1;q;a;z not working on my laptop

If it works with an attached keyboard, but not with the built in one - I'd have to suspect that there's a problem with the built in keyboard. I'd suggest replacing it, or taking it to a shop to have it replaced.;q;a;z-not-working-on-my-laptop/
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What operating system does it have XP,Vista ,W7?
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By stopped working you mean some keys don't output anything at all or they give unexpected characters?
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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?


Does it work at all?
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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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