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340 views

Can I connect iPad to computer so I can use iPad as a keyboard?

The computer keys seem to be stuck after coffee was spilt. Only a mouthful but that seems to have done it. The computer switches on all right, but the keyboard doesn't work. Can I use my I pad as a ...
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0answers
84 views

How to use the 'alt gr' key on my HP UltraBook?

I have an HP ENVY UltraBook 4 (4-1161er). It is equipped with the 'alt gr' key, but it seems it just works as the normal ALT key. Does anybody know how to make this key work? Searching HP forums gave ...
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1answer
80 views

Specific letters on keyboard not working

I've got an HP 6830S laptop, and the keys A,Y,Q,Tab, and Esc all aren't working. They also don't work if I use an external keyboard. I already reinstalled all my drivers with no effect.
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1answer
35 views

How do I reverse a function button

My old laptop I could press f1 f2 etc no issue and to use extra features there was a function button to press with f1 for example to do something like volume control My new laptop works the other way ...
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2answers
536 views

From where do I Press the PLUS and MINUS Keys? [closed]

Where's the Plus and Minus key on the standard QWERTY English keyboard? I use a an Hp i5 laptop.
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2answers
380 views

HP 2000 keyboard issue

I have a HP 2000 laptop running Windows-7 home basic. I know for sure nothing has been spilled on the keyboard. The laptop boots up to the Windows login page. I cant login to the laptop because the ...
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5answers
2k views

How to type French accents on an English keyboard by using “ALT”

My current laptop is an HP pavilion g6, windows 7 64 bit. I had many Pcs before, I used the English keyboard on all of them. If i want to type é for example, I would type ALT-130. On my current ...
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1answer
136 views

Compaq nc4200 screen cutting out and keyboard lagging after dropping - could I repair this?

I have a HP Compaq nc4200 laptop. I got it from a family member who no longer needed it, who got it from a sale of old office equipment, so it's at the very least third-hand, and somewhat battered. ...
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1answer
8k views

How to emulate numpad on a PC laptop?

Some programs use numpad keys for commands: for example to select all files in a folder in the FAR Manager you can just press the numpad *. Also in Windows one can, for example, type § by ...
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1answer
1k views

does a HP keyboard KB-0316 support usb as well?

I ended up with a small pile of brand new HP keyboards and mice and unfortunate for me they are all ps2. I was looking to buy ps2->usb adapters but since they are passive adapters they will possibly ...
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1answer
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Keyboard and mouse not working in Windows 2003 Server / HPML350 G5 server?

I have currently commenced working at a new company which is using Windows Server 2003. I am able to remote desktop into the server and it all works fine. The only problem is if I go to the server ...
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1answer
543 views

HP external keyboard wont work when user boots up laptop

I have a user who has an external hp keyboard plugged into a hp laptop. When she boots up the laptop and comes on to the windows login screen the external keyboard does not work and she has to log in ...
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3answers
1k views

Disable left quick launch keys on hp g62 laptop

I have an HP g62 laptop with Windows 7. It has some very anoying quick launch keys on the left. These keys open the calculator, printing, web browsing. As they are on the left of the keyboard, I keep ...
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1answer
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HP keyboard seriously misbehaving, presses additional keys. How to fix?

Some keys on the keyboard on my HP Pavilion 2000-428DX press another key at the same time, which renders it unusable. If I press I get ---------- ------- ESC or Q ESC + Q G or R G + R E ...
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1answer
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Left Ctrl and Fn keys on my HP ProBook 4530s are swapped. How can I restore this

I have HP ProBook 4530s which was working as expected i.e. Ctrl keys and Fn Keys were working correctly. Now somehow these two keys are swapped and I want to restore them so that Ctrl Key work as Ctrl ...
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1answer
96 views

Can someone decypher whether HP keyboard 608558-XXX is compatible with the new DV7-5000ev?

It appears that according to this page .. http://www.amazon.com/HQRP-compatible-608558-001-605344-001-Replacement/dp/B005G2QZ8I .. 608558-001 / 605344-001 / 608559-001 / 593298-001 are compatible, ...
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3answers
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Will HP Touchpad Keyboard work with Windows PC?

The HP Touchpad Keyboard, designed for use with WebOS devices, looks like a neat, well-made and relatively cheap Bluetooth keyboard that would work well with a Windows media PC, however I'm not sure ...
0
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1answer
857 views

How to disable the Wi-Fi button on a laptop keyboard?

How do I disable the Wi-Fi button on my laptop's keyboard? I think it can be done by changes in the regisrty or .inf files, because the HP's HotKey utility doesn't have this option. Laptop model: HP ...
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1answer
517 views

Change keyboard mapping

HP Mini 210 Fedora 14 xfce I have bought a new HP Mini. I use it for programming in emacs. However, I want to change the key mapping for the 'fn' and 'ctrl'. Basically I want to swap them ...
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1answer
2k views

Disable HP DV6-3033CL quick launch buttons

HP DV6-3033CL got 5 keypads on the left of keyboards, which are for launching browser/outlook/printer/calculator/HP media. Not sure if those are called 'quick launch buttons'. I usually mis-type ...
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2answers
393 views

Where can I find this HP modular keyboard or similar?

I'm looking for an HP USB 104-Key Modular Keyboard with Detachable Number Pad (model number is DT530A, I believe), shown at this online store, where it's quite cheap but is sadly sold out. I've ...
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2answers
1k views

Problem with Ctrl key on a hp 2510p

I have a tricky problem with my corporate Compaq hp 2510p, the ctrl key is not working properly at all times. I belive that it is hooked in some filter chain that processes certain ctrl+[key] ...
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2answers
2k views

Why does my computer beep when i type <shift>-DE quickly?

I'm writing a report on developing EJBs in Jdeveloper and every time i type "IDE" my laptop beeps twice in quick succesion. Actually, whilst typing this I've worked out that any combination of shift ...
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2answers
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Issue with Capslock key on Laptop

For some reason my laptop has a mind of its own and the Caps Lock tends to come on whenever it feels like it. I thought it was an software issue from that reasoning, but I later cleared the OS and ...
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3answers
1k views

Computer repeatedly types “=” regardless of keyboard attached

I have an HP L2310CU notebook. I've run every diagnostic I could. The entire PC DR suite, memtest86, et cetera. Everything came back just peachy. I physically removed the notebook keyboard. I've ...