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The op0-=[]';./ keys only occasionaly (on and off) work on my brand new hp dv5-1007tx. I have tried updating the bios. Could be a loose connector with the mother board and if so is it easy to fix or does it void the warrenty I am using an external keyboard because its really annoying.

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If this is a NEW system, then the keyboard issue is covered under warranty, contactg HP tech support and TS with them, and if they deterimine the KB is bad, they will send a replacement.

During TS you may be asked to reseat the data cable for the keyboard (assisting with TS is part of the warranty) and either reseating the cable will resolve or they will send a replacement KB

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