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You either need to buy a broken Psion with a good keyboard and replace the keyboard in your machine yourself. Look on Ebay.
The other way would be to trade-in your machine with one of the resellers that deal with Psion machines.
Problem made worse if you live outside the UK.
Unfortuately after taking the machine to my local Psion Teklogix Retailer, I was told that my only solution wast to perform a "Hard Reset" on the machine. Thankfully the PDA still works fine, but my data is all gone. I've managed to restore my data up to July 2009, but the rest I'll have to write off to a learning experience. Needless to say, I'll never play the "Bombs game again". :-)
You probably already know that all the Psion 3 models had a weakness in the screen ribbon. Some would last for years and others would be lucky to see you through to the first anniversary. There are plenty of way so to get this sorted. If you are not very keen to fix it yourself then best to try and get a replacement from Ebay or a trade in form some of the companies that still deal with these machines.
Only suggestion here is to try a cold reset. Make sure you have an up-to-date backup. Take all the batteries out and leave for a couple of hours. Re-install batteries and check the Psion. If all looks good, do a restore. If things look bad again, your system was corrupted so reset again but do not do a restore. You will then have to trial-and-error reloading parts of the backup.
I would suggest re-installing any third party software from scratch.
The formatting is supposed to be identical on Psion and PC but in practice they are not. You should never try to repair a CF card on a PC for instance as it messes with the filesystem making it unusable on the Psion. Try to format the card on the Psion if you can, or if possible find or borrow a camera which takes CF cards and use that to format the card - that should do the trick.
You need to transfer them using PsiWin - it will automatically convert the files p[roperly between PC and Psion versions. You cannot just transfer the files via i.e. the CF card and expect them to work.
I believe versions of AbiWord can read Psion Word Processor files directly but have never tried this myself.