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One of my letter keys is not working!!!!

The key in between Y and I is not working, My laptop is not old any tips on how to resolve the problem is appreciated.


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  • ss1987 Mar 20, 2009

    One of my keys with the 'greater than' and 'less than' symbols doesn't work, instead of those symbols appearing when I type, I get these symbols - (`) and (~) with the Shift key.

    Please help. I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop - less than 3 months old.


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You may have to disassemible the keyboard and cleaned the leads or switchs, or contacts with some alcohal and non lent cloth.

re-assemible the keyboard and spray a can of compressed air threw the keypad to remove any type of mterail that may stop the key from making any contact with the contact switch.

you will have to do both of these steps to rule out a bad key and have to replace the whole keyboard.

there is a company that sells labtop service manuals for repairing and fixing and assemible and dis assemible os any type of labtop you could every think of and the web site is called:


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