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'Make sound lower' button on my Lenovo z570 got stucked

'Make sound lower' button on my Lenovo z570 got stucked. How can I repair the demage? I'm not sure if it can be hooked cause its edges are very close to the keyboard lid
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Lenovo Y510P Windows 8.1 -> keys suddenly stop working from time to time

Sometimes keys like down or delete stop working and then suddenly they start working again after a while, just to stop shortly later once again. I have restarted the computer many times and its a ...
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Add a backlit keyboard to Lenovo T430

There is a related question here Upgrading laptop keyboard to backlit one My question is different than that because Lenovo T430 has an LED by the web cam. I know I can buy a backlit keyboard and add ...
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Lenovo P500 keyboard backlight won't turn off

I recently attempted to clean out my fan, which requires removing the keyboard of my Lenovo P500 laptop to get to. Under the keyboard there are two sets of wires that connect it to the laptop: one ...
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USB Keyboard and Mouse slow to activate using docking station for Lenovo T430

I just recently upgraded to a T430. Happy with the laptop but one thing I find annoying is that when I use it through the docking station - it takes several minutes ie 3-5 for the USB keyboard and ...
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How to check what version of USB connection a keyboard has?

I'm about to get Lenovo Preferred Pro keyboard because I wanted something cheap and at the same time good quality, so it seems Preferred Pro is the best for that price. Anyways, how do I check what ...
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Lenovo Y510p Windows 8.1 Suddenly mouse and keyboard go crazy

I just bought an Ideapad y510p and it came with windows 8.1 Everything works fine, but sometimes my mouse and keyboard stop working correctly. The mouse starts moving by itself, clicking as well. ...
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Enable F1-F12 keys without Fn on Lenovo Ideapad S400u

I just have bought a new Lenovo Ideapad S400u notebook, and it is not default F1-F12, it is default mute button, refresh, more brightness, less brightness... I've downloaded "Lenovo Keyboard Slim Fn ...
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Lenovo T60p ALT keys not working

I have a Lenovo T60p laptop, where the Alt and AltGr keys have stopped working. I use a Danish keyboard layout, where these keys are essential to produce many characters. I have done the following: ...
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Remap Lock key on Thinkpad Edge E531

My Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E531 (running Windows 7) has a few unneeded media keys above the numpad (Calculator, Lock computer, Web browser and Explorer) that I would like to remap to something more ...
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How to keep the function key locked on Lenovo E431?

For the Lenovo e431, how do you keep the function key locked. Right now, the default is when you press F1-F12, he multimedia controls are active. To get to the standard F1-F12, you have to hold down ...
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1answer
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How to enable handwriting panel? (Windows 8 on a Lenovo Ideapad Yoga13)

When using my touch keyboard I can not access the handwriting panel. The keyboard comes up properly, I can choose from the standard layout and the thumbs keyboard, but the handwriting panel is not ...
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1answer
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How to take apart Lenovo T400 keyboard?

I am trying to take off the keyboard of a Lenovo Thinkpad T400. I have seen several YouTube tutorials, an official video by Lenovo and followed this tutorial. I already removed all screws not only the ...
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1answer
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Lenovo IdeaPad A1 Tablet - External keyboard

I'm trying to get an external keyboard to work with a Lenovo IdeaPad A1 tablet. It's connected through an OTG USB to Micro USB cable. The tablet seems not to recognize the keyboard input. (The ...
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1answer
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Hyper-sensitive “v” key on my laptop keyboard

When the "v" key on my laptop is barely touched, it behaves as if it was pressed. It is the only key on the keyboard that behaves this way. All other keys only register a keystroke when the key is ...
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Some keys on my keyboard not working

I am using Lenovo IdeaPad Z560. The keys 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 0, F10, F11, F12 are not working. The ones below the function keys, that is. I used numpad to type this question. What could be the ...
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Laptop keyboard occasionally, partially not responsive

I cannot understand what's happening with my laptop keyboard. Occasionally, it becomes partially and very oddly unresponsive. This has mostly been an issue at the lock screen. Keyboard input isn't ...
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Lenovo G550 Keyboard Removal

I have a Lenovo G550 Notebook given by an university to students. The "M" key on keyboard flipped out due to poor build quality. Tried hard to replace it, bought new single key, however I've only ...
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Disable laptops built-in keyboard [duplicate]

I have bought a new keyboard that I would like to use instead of the built-in keyboard, but I'm not able to disable the keyboard. The "Disable" button is disabled in Device Manager, and the BIOS ...
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Control keyboard LEDs

I have an IdeaPad G560 and it has a bunch of LEDs on the keyboard. I would like to use some of these. Where should I look for files controlling these? There's no led directory in /proc/acpi (where it ...
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Swap fn and ctrl keys on IdeaPad

I just got a brand new IdeaPad G560 and installed Ubuntu 10.10 on it. Now I'd like to remap the fn key to control (I don't really care about remapping control to fn since I got another fn I use more). ...
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why Thinkpad T410s intermittent keyboard death?

I have a Thinkpad T410s running Windows 7 64-bit. I have had it for three months. It has the latest BIOS (1.41) and trackpad drivers. In the last week I have started to notice that the keyboard ...
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Meanings of function keys on the keyboard and of special icons on the lid on a laptop

My laptop is Lenovo T400. I was wondering what the meanings of the function keys with those blue icons on the keyboard are? what the meanings of the flashing icons on the bottom of the lid are? I ...
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Lenovo T510 Keyboard Removal

I've removed the bottom ram cover, and the two keyboard screws from below. Supposedly, the next step is to push down and forward on the keyboard. However, when I do this the keyboard does not move ...
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Windows 7, Lenovo Keyboard

Have just purchased a Lenovo Keyboard with fingerprint reader, which driver do I need and where do I get it, using Windows 7
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External ThinkpadKeyboard's Thinkvantage and Mic-Mute-Keys in Ubuntu 9.10

xev does not react to the pressing of the two button mentioned above. Thus xorg doesn't recognize them. How can I "enable" them? http://lenovoblogs.com/designmatters/?p=2364 - that's the keyboard
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Goldtouch USB Keyboard reverses keystrokes in fast typing — expected?

I am running into an odd keyboard problem: some key combinations end up reversed (e.g. "pl" ends up being emitted as "lp") when I'm typing quickly. The problematic ones are the key combos I hit with ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad SL500 and Keyboard Flex problem

I was testing a Thinkpad SL500 system at a local store and found the flexing of the keyboard to be quite a deal breaker for me; it was flexing quite prominently with very little pressure applied. I ...
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Weird mouse/keyboard freezups when using PowerPoint 2007 with IBM/Lenovo docking station

I'm not sure what part of my system is responsible for this, but when using PowerPoint, I have problems when trying to resize drawing objects. I'll be dragging the handle and suddenly, the object will ...
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Why are the Ctrl and Fn keys swapped on my Thinkpad?

I just used a Thinkpad for the first time ever. It's weird; the Ctrl and Fn keys are swapped. Why is this? How can I fix it?
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Swapping Function (Fn) and Control (Ctrl) Keys on Lenovo ThinkPad W500

I'd like to swap the Fn and Ctrl keys on my ThinkPad W500 (like many others! See: How can I switch the function and control keys on my laptop? and Intercepting the Fn key on laptops) Numerous folks ...