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Some alphabetic key not workinh

In my lap top keys Q W E R T Y
but the rest key when pressed give the result of the shift fincton
for example if i press 'I' key it show me 5

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Press windows key and r key simultaneously to open the run box

Now type devmgmt.msc and click ok

This will open device manager.

Click + sign beside the Keyboard entry.

This will show up a list of entries for keyboard

However, if there is only one or number of entries ignore and right click on the entries and select uninstall.

This will unistall the drivers. Confirm to uninstall the drivers.

Restart the computer. The drivers are automatically installed from the Operating System. Do not worry about the drivers. I am sure, the drivers are installed automatically from the Operating System.

However, if the issue is still there, then reset the BIOS to default settings.

Press F10 key or F2 key to enter into the BIOS page.

In this, find out the option to restore all the settings to default.

This will fix the problem. However, if the issue is still there, then the issue is with Hardware. This means the Keyboard should be changed or you may try to update the BIOS by contacting the Computer manufacturer.

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