An easy way to test this is to open Notepad or a word processing program, open your Internet browser, and try the key in both programs. Register Now. ? Use a can of compressed air to spray out any dust between the keys. Advertisement Advertisement Affiliate Disclosure: By buying the products we recommend, you help keep the lights on at MakeUseOf. http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2424402,00.asp
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just call microsoft and tell them that there is key that doesnt work anymore, they will ask you to do some other step to try it (like trying PCMag Digital Group PC, PC Magazine and PC PCMag.com are among the federally registered trademarks of Ziff Davis, LLC and may not be used by third parties without explicit permission.
But laptop keyboards are difficult and expensive to repair or replace. But you can fix yours (as I have done a lot of times), by opening the screws, taking off the back cover. Some keys, such as the function keys (F1 through F12), do not work with every program. Some Keys Not Working On Laptop Hp The F-lock key is often found on Microsoft keyboards and pressing it activates the F-keys (F1 through F12) and allow you to use them normally.
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Subscribe to Our Newsletter Email: Advertisement © 2017 MakeUseOf. Desktop Keyboard Not Working Tina April 9, 2011 at 7:17 pm Jay, did you follow the tips above? Try removing the key that isn't working from the keyboard and clean the area around it. I honestly did not think it was going to work, HOWEVER!!!
Thanks for the help. http://www.pcworld.com/article/2025044/answer-line-ive-got-a-dead-key-on-my-keyboard.html If your keyboard works in Safe Mode, this indicates that it's one of your installed programs or device drivers causing the problem. Some Keys On Keyboard Not Working If you have a keyboard vacuum or a can of compressed air, give the nooks and crannies of your keyboard a quick cleaning. Keyboard Keys Not Working Windows 7 I tried this but, unfortunately, it didn't work.
same key sticking.was getting aggravated with it ,but 5 minute fix (took a few minutes to find a straw lol) and working like a charm .nnnnnnnnnnnnn rofl thank you
Glad to check my blog Are you guys have any solution for this problem? I figured I had an old keyboard so it must have been a hardware issue. Tina April 1, 2011 at 6:42 pm Kathy, maybe there are some crumbs stuck underneath the key that block it. Keyboard Keys Not Working Properly
Report Ash- Aug 2, 2012 at 09:29 AM OMG! This is getting really frustrating. Try cleaning the keyboard Dust, dirt, hair, and other debris can fall into your keyboard over time, obstructing keys or causing them to malfunction. http://hosttheinternet.com/not-working/keyboard-random-keys-not-working-despite-change-of-keyboard.html Checks performed Checked typing in different programs, safe mode, using Ubuntu as Operating system.
It's the keys with numbers on them, ie. Asus Laptop Keyboard Not Working I seriously don't understand what could be wrong. 2012-12-08,03:41 AM #10 Faithh View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Started Threads Warchief Join Date Jun 2010 Posts 2,097 Originally Posted Related: Keyboards In addition to technology, freelance journalist (and sometimes humorist) Lincoln Spector is a passionate cinephile who writes the Bayflicks.net movie blog.
It has fixed my issue at least for now. This removes some lint and dust. All the keys that didn't work now started working including the Fn keys. Dell Laptop Keyboard Not Working It's not elegant, but it will let you finish whatever you need to do now, then you can figure out the main problem with your laptop keyboard later.
CCCC hhahaha!! However, there is a possibility that you have a virus, which is attempting to somehow access the keyboard. Make sure you're applying the liquid to the cloth first and not directly to the keyboard. have a peek at these guys Sometimes crumbs from working lunches or your last snack break can get stuck under the keys.
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FWIW, this hack works for me as well. The program would create a restore point by default even if you did not make one in the first place.
A cotton swab can come in handy here, just be careful and don't disassemble the key switch unless you know what you're doing. United States Copyright © Apple Inc. Use that to direct the air between the keys. Pressing O showed French characters.
Reboot Your PC A reboot corrects a thousand ails, as my old IT manager used to say. View all 8 comments Report Sarah- Dec 7, 2010 at 02:59 PM I tried this, just because I was desperate! I seriously don't understand what could be wrong. The Num Lock activates the number keys and should type numbers when pressed.
He joined PC Magazine in 2000, after 7 years of IT work for companies large and small. You may have to hook up a USB keyboard (see below) to navigate text entry fields, but after you find the correct file it should be a quick download and fix. When I tried it, my "C" key started working again!!!
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