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elp! Some of my keys aren' working!

(19 Posts)
EmmaTheFox Thu 04-Aug-11 08:24:03

Wa's going on?! 4 jus no working! Annoying!

ab defg ijklmnopqrs u wxyz

Tied kleaning... wa ould i be?

Fuzzled Thu 04-Aug-11 08:25:53

Staples/crap under keys.

Keyboard not plugged in properly.

Lifeissweet Thu 04-Aug-11 08:27:42

I had this on my laptop. Turned out that the membranes under the keys were damaged (apparently they are quite sensitive.

So I have a USB keyboard plugged in. It's not exactly compact and convenient but at least I have a C,M,B,V and space bar!

Allinabinbag Thu 04-Aug-11 08:28:51

I pressed a key accidentally I have never seen before yesterday, num lk, and spent the best part of an hour trying to work out why my keyboard was typing numbers. In desperation, I typed 'why 5s 0y 2eyb6ard wr6ng 'into Google and I found lots of other people had done the same thing. Perhaps that would help?

Otherwise, it's usually biscuit crumbs, and you need to prise off the keys very carefully, blow/wipe mess away, and stick them back on. Can be easier to turn it upside down and shake.

EmmaTheFox Thu 04-Aug-11 08:30:06

I's a lapop... looked under keys and kleaned... bugger new keyboard i is en!

EmmaTheFox Thu 04-Aug-11 08:31:37

was more annoying is i an' ge ino any work suff beause of passwords!!

MorelliOrRanger Thu 04-Aug-11 08:31:47

Strange that your capital t is working though?

EmmaTheFox Thu 04-Aug-11 08:32:02

ad o grin a lapop

EmmaTheFox Thu 04-Aug-11 08:32:49

oH yeaH!!! I Hadn'T seen THaT !

EVen more sTrange!

EmmaTheFox Thu 04-Aug-11 08:34:46

Only works wiTH sHifT THougH, noT wiTH Caps on.

So odd!

MorelliOrRanger Thu 04-Aug-11 08:38:38

PMSL - this is so wierd.

EmmaTheFox Thu 04-Aug-11 08:48:03

So Could iT sTill be THe membrane do you THink? [Confused]

EmmaTheFox Thu 04-Aug-11 09:07:22

- sTill Hoping someone will ome along wiTH THe answer for me -

Thruaglassdarkly Thu 04-Aug-11 09:09:47

Ha ha...sorry for laughing but you "sound" like you've been to the dentist for a filling wink.

EmmaTheFox Thu 04-Aug-11 09:12:21

THanks for your Help THruaglass!

(alTHougH you are rigHT grin)

EmmaTheFox Thu 04-Aug-11 09:22:24

Guess what worked....

GoodMorningIHateSpam Thu 04-Aug-11 09:23:48

Mine does this I turn it off and on again blush.

EmmaTheFox Thu 04-Aug-11 09:24:23

That's what worked GoodMorning!

It really does fix everything!

GoodMorningIHateSpam Thu 04-Aug-11 09:26:37

grin What was really weird though is that the keys worked in the google toolbar but nowhere else.

I was C&P everything for about 2 hours until I tried turning it off.

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