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Keyboard does not work. Press keys on keyboard and it does nothing on the laptop.
Try uninstalling the driver and restart and it will load a fresh driver, if this doesnt work you will need to look at the connector for the keyboard make sure it is pushed right in, if this doesnt work then a new keyboard
Posted on Apr 28, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The problem is the battery as mentioned before. Disabling "Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Battery Method" should solve the problem of the keybord and the mouse, this is, because the driver dosen't work properly with a bad battery. I think it fires a lot of hard interruptions that are blocking the keybord and the mouse interruption to the system (each time a key is pressed an interruption is send to the processor... if the battery driver sends a lot of interruptions, the key interruptions don't have time to be processed in time - that explains the fact that the system responds to a key press is that bad)
Posted on Oct 21, 2007
I don't have the diagram but i can give you direction.
1. remove the power cover first (where power button is), it might have 3 screw that hold, if there is 3 screw on the power cover, remove it first.
2. after your removed the power cover, you can see the screw that hold keyboard. remove that screw and you can remove the keyboard.
Posted on Aug 04, 2008
Here is the factory service guide that explains complete servicing of the laptop. Make sure to save a copy for yourself, the file is free to use.
Posted on Oct 11, 2009
If you can log in by pressing the f8 key in safe mode, then try the system restore. If it doesn't work, it could be very well be a hardware failure.
Posted on Nov 09, 2009
Testimonial: "Thanks for the suggestion. I press F8 and nothing happens. Keyboard isnt recognized at all. But your info was helpful"
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Locate the function key on your keyboard (F1 through F12) that has an icon of a touchpad. This is often a rectangle with two smaller rectangles below it, representing the touchpad and its two buttons.
Press and hold the "Fn" key, usually found in the lower left area of your keyboard.
Press the touchpad function key and then release both keys.
If this does not enable your touchpad, try holding the "Fn" key down and pressing the touchpad function key twice in a row.
Shortcut Key Method
Press the Windows icon key on your keyboard and hold it down until the Start menu pops up. If your keyboard doesn't have a Windows icon, press "Ctrl-Esc" at the same time.
Use your arrow keys to locate the Control Panel and press "Enter."
Navigate to "Mouse" with your arrow keys and press "Enter" to open the mouse control dialog box. Then, press "Alt-F" together to access the tabs at the top of this box.
Navigate using the arrow keys to "Device Settings" or "Touchpad" or the similar option on your system and press "Enter."
Press the "Tab" key until the "Enable" option or a check box next to it highlights and then press "Enter." Press "Tab" again until you are highlighting "OK," and press "Enter."
Your touchpad will be re-enabled.
hope this helps
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