I have a 900 HA and the keyboard is typing the wrong characters (example: when I press "o", the number "6" is produced on screen). Additionally, the left mouse button below the touchpad is excessively difficult to push. The keyboard is an easy replacement (i think), but I can't even seem to find out where to go with the touchpad issue...any ideas?
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Re: Problems with keyboard/touchpad
Here what you need to do, disable your keyboard/touchpad because its grounded and soon will not usable anymore... due to this problem, you can use USB keyboard but if you can find the same replacement on it... buy it. Good luck!
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Go into device manager in windows and delete it and reboot. If it comes back when it detects the keyboard and it works then it was a driver, if it does detect it or it wont work correctly then it is a bad keyboard. You can also try a plug in keyboard to see how it behaves, ps keyboards are not that expensive.
This should be a simple fix, look at your keyboard, you should have a function key and if you look at the number pads above the top row of letters there should be either a numerical symbol or a key pad, your keyb board is simply using several keys as an extended numerical keypad. If you look closely at the letters there are small numbers on them. To fix hold down function key and pressing the keypad button. You can also try pressing the number lock.
there is a Fn key on the board. hold that and look for the number lock key and press it. each system is different so it will be either NumLk, NumLock, or a 1 with a lock symbol. Acer generally places this on a F key many times F7.
This is going to sound really weird but I found a fix. I've got a Dell studio XPS laptop and was getting annoyed by the same phenomenon. I discovered the problem was more common when my thumbs were close to/touching the touchpad. I cranked down the sensitivity of my touchpad and things got a lot better. Probably works for many different kinds of laptops.
For my machin - Steps to fix: Mouse Control Panel: Dell Touchpad Tab: Click to change Dell Touchpad Settings: Touchpad Settings: Touchpad Sensitivity: Move it from near "Light Touch" to the middle.
Does it type " by any chance when you press the @ key? if so this is
usually because keyboard input is set to the wrong language in the
regional & language settings are wrong in the control panel. try
pressing the left alt key & shift at same time first this is a
quick key to change between input languages.
hi.. is that a bi-lingual keyboard that you purchased? If so, what model? If that's a toshiba laptop w/ a bi-lingual keyboard, press the left (shift+ctrl) buttons for 10-15secs then release it. You should be able to bring back the normal function of your keyboard. If your having problems pressing the "n" key and it replaces it with a number on the screen when you type it, it's most likely that you enabled the "num lock" function of your keyboard, on Toshiba press FN+F11, on Dell FN+F11 also i think, it may differ on other models, sometimes FN+ Print Screen or Pause (above F11).
Using T9 mode
T9 is a predictive text input mode that allows you to
key in any character using single keystrokes.
Entering a word in T9 mode
1. Press  to  to start entering a word. Press
each key once for each letter.
For example, press , , , , and  to
enter HELLO in T9 mode.
T9 predicts the word that you are typing, and it
may change with each key that you press.
2. Enter the whole word before editing or deleting
3. When the word displays correctly, go to step 4.
Otherwise, press  to display alternative word
choices for the keys that you have pressed.
For example, OF and ME use  and .
4. Press [ ] to insert a space and enter the next
Other T9 mode operations
• Press  to enter periods or apostrophes
• Press [ ] to change case. Lower case (No
indicator), Initial capital ( ), and Capital lock ( )
• Press [ ] to insert a space.
• Press the Navigation keys to move the cursor.
• Press [C] to delete characters one by one. Press
and hold [C] to clear the display.
Adding a new word to the T9 dictionary
This feature may not be available for some languages.
1. Enter the word that you want to add.
2. Press  to display alternative words for your key
presses. When there are no more alternative
words, Spell displays on the bottom line.
3. Press <Spell>.
4. Enter the word you want using ABC mode and
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