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Re: Keyboard Buttons not working
Sounds to me like somebody may have spilled something onto the keyboard. You could try to take the keyboard out and reseat it to see if that solves it. If not then the keyboard is bad and will have to be replaced.
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I have a Dell Studio laptop and sometimes some buttons become not responsive, including the power button. As for power button, I noticed that if you hold it for a few seconds, the laptop will turn on (at least in my case). The fix that works for me is as follows:
1. Turn the laptop off; 2. Disconnect the charger and take out the battery; 3. Wait for a few seconds; 4. Open the laptop lid (as you probably closed it while taking out the battery), push the power button and hold it for a few seconds. Nothing will happen as the laptop won't have any power, but it clears some sort of electrostatic load or whatever it's called; 5. Put the battery back in and turn on the laptop.
I used this for a few times, so perhaps it'll help in your case as well.
Several reasons: 1. because of spilled liquid on this keyboard area, 2. because of heavy and/or hard thing fell on this keyboard area
3. because the laptop fell from the high height on the left side.
4. because you bought it already damaged
5. hardly probably software malfunction
For the first case you might need to disassemble the keyboard and clean all the metallic surfaces of these buttons. It's not so easy to disassemble it in right way. Second-third case - you'll need to purchase a new keyboard for it and replace with the damaged. Fourth case - claim your seller to change your laptop with the new one or get your money back. Good luck
First exam if the retainer clip have any missing legs, and the hooks in the back of the key cover are not bent or broken. If Any of the parts are broken, no matter what you do, you will not be able to put it back on. See the following link for more info, and if it is broken, I have found the individualkeys.com to be very reliable source for replacement laptop keys. Hope this has been helpful.
It is not a driver it is a keyboard that is having troubles itself unfortunately, you can try to find new one on eBay since that ones printed wires sort of are broken. What happens is that your keyboard pops out a little and disconnects some letters so you need to press in the middle to get it back to work, the same thing was happening to previous one.