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Q, W, E, R not working.

For about a few months now, those key have not have been working. I tried taking out and cleaning the them, but they still don't work. I'm currently using the on screen keyboard, but it takes a VERY long time to type if you're a fast typer like me. Does anyone know how to fix this?

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Hi there i have a toshiba laptop and i had the same problem but what they taught us in school was to first use the system restore and see if restoring to a earlier point corrects the problem and if not than go to device manager and look for the keyboard and uninstall it from there and than power down the computer and restart and the new hardware found will show up let it reinstall the keyboard drivers it should reinstall all of the drivers for the keyboard and all should be good to go ...
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Hi there.
Many laptop keyboards tend to start doing this after prolonged use (including my own), there is no way of fixing them.
What you need to do is replace the keyboard, in the meantime, you can use a small usb keyboard or use the on-screen until you get the keyboard replaced.

Good luck and thanks for using Fixya!!

Posted on Feb 15, 2009

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    Lee Hodgson Feb 15, 2009

    The best keyboard for a laptop is a rubber one you can roll up and pop in your laptop bag!!
    And!!! the best thing of all !! they are not expensive, i live in the UK and the cheapest is around £5 which is $7.50 in USD.
    If you want me to get the info on the laptop keyboard let me know

    Thanks for using Fixya!!


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