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Letters and numbers will not type on my K260 wireless keyboard, mouse works as do the control and other keys what can I do?

Put new batteries in keyboard and removed and replaced receiver in USB. Seems to be only letters, fkeys, and numbers keys which are not responding on my K260 wireless keyboard mouse working fine.

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Solution. My wireles keyboard stopped working except for the F-Lock key, the Media key and the sleep key. It wasn't batteries, even though I tried, communication was there because the above keys were working. Remove the batteries from your keyboard and let it sit for about 10 minutes. Press the red connect button a few times and other various keys every few minutes during that time. This may be the whole "capacitor discharge" trick, but I tired that with someone elses instructions and my keyboard did not work after 2 minutes of key pressing. I think it just needed more time to clear out the secure settings. Good luck, I was about to trash this keyboard until I tried again

Posted on Jun 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Logitech Wireless Keyboard not resetting evidently after installing new batts.

First make sure the batteries are put in with correct polarity. Although obvious, its surprising how many people make this mistake. (Happened to me too once :)

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Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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try doing a system restore to when it was working

Posted on Dec 25, 2008

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SOURCE: Wireless mouse not picking up

Normal 0 Try disconnecting the Mouse Receiver from the USB port and reinstall the CD software program. When the program asks you to connect the Mouse Receiver to the USB port, do so and it should work.
Hope this helps. Bud

Posted on Jan 20, 2009

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SOURCE: My keyboard is n't typing? I have a laptop.

reinstall the driver ..and check the plugs for proper insert ...if there was a problem and you started the pc ..and do not sow the device ...( problem like unpluging ..or out of batteries..) it is the chance that you need to go to the device manager ..and update the driver ...( from the disc ) or automatically cause the driver is still installed into the pc ...

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