Question about Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook
Why will my dell not capitalize or access punctuation marks when i hold down the shift key
Chances are your keyboard has a problem with it. I suggest that you try restarting your computer. Strange but it does the trick sometimes. If no go, go to safe mode.
Restart your computer. While it's restarting, tap F8 until you can see the option to go to safe mode. Use your keyboard arrow to highlight safe mode.
Try using the shift key in safe mode. If it works, then you need to do a system restore so that you can revert your computer's functionality to a date when it was still working well.
Hardwares like your keyboard is controlled by drivers. To avoid from getting driver problems in the future after fixing your current issue, then I suggest that you install Radarsync to your computer. It will automate your computer's updating and fixing (driver) mechanism.
I hope this helps.
If you have any questions, please reply to this post.
Posted on Dec 05, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
If the issue is no sound after reinstallation of Windows, then your issue is most likely a driver issue. Many items in the system will function with native windows drivers but the audio on a I6400 is not one of them. Installation of drivers in the correct order is critical to Dell portables functioning correctly. Correct driver order is:
Notebook System Software.
All other applications and drivers (MS Office, Printer driver etc)
This system is also equipped with Media Direct capability. For Media Direct to function, the system's HDD must be prepared using the Media Direct installation CD, then WIndows installed, then the Media Direct application. If you have no plans to use media direct, this can be skipped (Most people do)
Posted on Oct 20, 2008
you should have a key on keyboard in lower left corner by windows key that says"FN" then hit "F2" that should do it, if that is not the case then there should be a switch along the edge of machine
Posted on May 01, 2009
try those drivers and let me know if they dont work
Posted on May 15, 2009
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