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My keyboard won't work

I have an "Aspire 4530" and the some of the leatters won't work, some of the letters have numbers if u notice on a keyboard and when i press a lteer like "P", a star (**) like that appears and i don't know how to fix it. can any one help ??

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  • carmelchaves Feb 15, 2009

    I have the same issue. Both Shift keys (left and right) stopped working and the first two rows on the left side stopped working as well. No CAPS, TAB, a, s, q, z or x. Not sure what to do. I have tried system restore to factory defaults with no luck. The laptop is three months old...

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Assuming that the area below your keyboard is clean, check your keyboard properties and make sure that it is set to the language and country that you prefer (such as English - US). If the area underneath the keys is not clean, use one of those commercial cans of air that are for cleaning electronic equipment. It could also be that the contact(s) for the keys are physically damaged, the cable is bad/damaged/loose, etc. I would check cleanliness and keyboard properties first.

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