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Keyboard issue My right control key does not work. Is this something I can fix, and how?

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  • Katchick Oct 05, 2008

    Thanks, I don't know if it ever did work, so I was hoping it was just something I could go in and configure.

  • Katchick Oct 05, 2008

    Thank you.

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Try canned air first

Keyboard replacement is needed.

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This will be a bit hard to replace so I will advice you to take it to a servcie center near so they can replace that for you to avid any other problem with your keyboard...

Hope that helps.......

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    Mark Gil Oct 05, 2008

    This will be a bit hard to replace so I will advice you to take it to a servcie center near so they can replace that for you to avid any other problem with your keyboard...

    Hope that helps.......

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Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.

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