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Keyboard lights not coming on causing pc to not boot

Sometimes (it seems to happen mostly when i haven't booted my computer for a few days) when i turn on my computer everything starts up the monitor light and mouse light comes on, but sometimes the ...
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2answers
105 views

Windex in a keyboard

After noticing that the screen and keyboard on his laptop were dirty were dirty, my friend used a Windex spray to clean them. (not on my advice.... ;) Now most of the keys on his keyboard, when ...
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1answer
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F5 key stuck on laptop even without keyboard

I'm having a weird problem with F5 key. the system continuously detect F5 key press. If I open web browser,tabs keeps refreshing.Detect keypress even while booting from external USB device(live ...
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1answer
68 views

Gaming keyboard G265 not responsive and backlight keeps flashing

My new Genius G265 gaming keyboard is not responsive and keeps flashing the backlight. In Windows I hear repeating ding sounds as if I removed the keyboard and plugged it back in. If I manage to turn ...
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214 views

Stange experience in my laptop of certain keys not working

I actually asked this in HP support forums and their Customer Service Rep., but no one knows whats going on.So, I am throwing open this question here , esp. so that some Geek Squad guy, who has seen ...
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2answers
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Keyboard suddenly starts to randomly skip letters

I have an Asus (K52Jr) laptop for almost 4 years now. I'm working from home for almost 3 years so I use the laptop extensively. I never had a problem with the keyboard, but, suddenly yesterday it ...
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0answers
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Keys ceasing to work

I have a Gigabyte Avia K8100 keyboard and I am running in to some problems with certain keys. The down arrow key, left ALT key and '[]' keys are not working any more. I believe this may be a hardware ...
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90 views

Only One or Two keys working on keyboard [duplicate]

I recently spilt Tea on a laptop. Everything was OK, but the keyboard. It worked but had a few sticky keys that weren't working, so I rinsed the keyboard in lukewarm water and left it for 24 hours. ...
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1answer
314 views

Flashing LEDs on 101-key Unicomp PS/2 keyboard

Background Purchased a Gigabyte motherboard (GA-78LMT-USB3) with a new computer about a week ago. The keyboard is a Unicomp 101-key PS/2 keyboard, which is what I am using to type this question ...
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The spacebar on my new microsoft keyboard 4000 is acting crazy, what's causing it?

This Microsoft Ergonomic 4000 keyboard is practically new, less than a month old, and today out of nowhere when using Ubuntu the spacebar stops working. At first I thought it might be the occasional ...
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1k views

I have accidentally spilt coffee on my desktop keyboard [duplicate]

I have accidentally spilt coffee on my keyboard. I unplugged it and let it dry for half an hour, then I reattached it and it worked perfectly for one hour of continuous use - but then I tried a couple ...
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2answers
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A few of my Toshiba laptop keys stopped working

Some of my Toshiba laptop automatically stopped working. Right now I am using a wireless keyboard and all keys work on it. I wonder if it is something I did accidentally in the bottom "Find" ...
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1answer
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Laptop keyboard malfunctioning, not sure if keyboard itself, the ribbon cable, or motherboard

I am in possession of a Dell Inspiron 1440, and on the built in keyboard only certain keys work (Fine with USB keyboard). I took it apart and used some compressed air to clean it, and then when I ...
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1answer
115 views

Laptop spacebar key too low down

Today I was typing and after I pressed Space-bar a few times, it continued inputting on it's own. I took the space-bar off, and nothing seems to be stuck or broken; there is no debris and the clips ...
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2answers
1k views

Keyboard types random keys

Yesterday my laptop's built-in keyboard started typing random keys, i.e. when I press Down Arrow, it would type 3, when I press it again, it would delete a character, pressing the Right Arrow would ...
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1answer
3k views

Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0 not working, but paired Wireless Mouse 5000 on same receiver does?

I have a Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0 that was bought paired with a Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000. They're both Bluetooth and use the same receiver. The keyboard no longer works. The ...
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1answer
284 views

How can I detect what is blocking some certain keyboard keys?

After a while (about half an hour) booting up my system, some of my keyboard keys become unresponsive. Their respective Shift+, Ctrl+ and Alt+ combinations are also unresponsive. Pressing these keys ...
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1answer
4k views

My keyboard is typing by itself, could there be a ghost in it?

The keyboard on my HP Pavilion dv6z-3000 Select Edition laptop is acting funny: it's sometimes typing characters like 134, adjusting the volume, or triggering the print dialog, all by itself, or as I ...
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1answer
61 views

Why some keystrokes are ignored?

I have a recent issue with a keyboard/mouse combo. Some keystrokes and mouse down/mouse up events are ignored; in other words, if I type: "Hello World", I may find myself with "Hllo World". Sometimes ...
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2answers
138 views

Can the internal micro processor / electronics in a keyboard break? [closed]

When I tried to connect my USB keyboard to another PC without USB, I used a USB to PS/2 converter but accidentally used the green connector, which is meant for mouses. So, my keyboard stopped working. ...
3
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1answer
493 views

Microsoft desktop 7000 lagging receiver

I am having problems with my receiver that is delivered with my Microsoft Desktop 7000. Occasionally, once a day, the mouse ánd keybard start lagging. Typing becomes undoable and the mouse switches ...
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2answers
2k views

Is my laptop keyboard broken, or is the problem something else?

I was recently caught in a thunderstorm with no umbrella while my laptop was in my backpack. Since then, when I press keys on the right side of my keyboard, it registers them as several keypresses. ...
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1answer
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Keyboard stopped functioning for no apparent reason

I was just typing in Firefox when my keyboard stopped working. I couldn't type in any program. After a reboot, however, my keyboard works fine. Why would my keyboard spontaneously stop functioning? ...