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Keyboard stops working and I have to reboot to get it working

Also won't reognise sd drive on front of laptop

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  • Illimar Saatvali
    Illimar Saatvali May 11, 2010

    I cant see all your text, because you typed it to title. Check if there is something wrong with your card reader drivers.


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It's likely a hardware problem, either the keyboard and sd reader or more than likely the motherboard itself. You can check the warranty status of your laptop here:

Many of the warranty's have been extended so give it a shot.

Also try to get some free diagnostics from a local repair shop. Should only take 5-10 to figure out what your problem really is.

Best of luck!

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

  • RescueTechLA
    RescueTechLA Feb 21, 2009

    You could check your sd reader drivers too, like someone else said, but if your keyboard and the sd reader both worked before and nothing has changed then it's probably hardware related. Like I said, have a local tech check it out for free. You can probably find someone on craigslist pretty easily. Have them check it out while you wait. Should only take 5-10 minutes to diagnose.

  • RescueTechLA
    RescueTechLA Feb 21, 2009

    Sounds like a motherboard problem. First step would be to check to see if your model is under warranty thru HP. They've recently extended some of their warranty's so you might get lucky. You can check it out here:

    If it's not under warranty then I would suggest finding someone locally who will give you a free diagnostics. Should take a take only 5-10 minutes to diagnose.

    Best of luck!


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