The 'd' character keeps coming up on screen without me pressing the key. It stops me from clicking on anything else and even when I delete the characters they keep poping up on screen as though I have the key depressed. I had the keyboard checked out and there isn't a short circuit or anything. It also stops me from rebooting properly.
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Re: Phantom 'd' key
Thespian, There are only two reasons, that I know of, that would cause this problem. Either the keyboard or the keyboard interface chip on the motherboard. Of the two, I would suspect the keyboard more. Even though you have had the keyboard checked out, I'd suggest doing a double check. It could be the "D" key mechanism itself, the associated keyboard circuitry, the keyboard cable or the cable connector. I don't remember, right off hand, does this model have a way of connecting an external keyboard? If so, try that. If it works, you've just verified 95% of the motherboard as being OK. The ideal way of checking out a problem would be to swap out the keyboard from a similar unit, but would imagine you would have already tried that if you had access to one. If you are absolutely sure that the keyboard is OK, then the only choice that you have is to replace the motherboard. OH! One other thing to check might be the connector on the motherboard. Look at it very closely to insure that there is no foreign material in it and that all of the contacts are uniformly formed and lined up.
If I think of anything else, I'll let you know. If you can add anything else that might help, or have any questions, please ask! Ron-
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Turn key to "PGM"
LOGO DESC. PROGRAM screen, press "0" to display the PREAMBLE screen:
Using the alpha numeric keyboard overlay, type the first line of the message.
Each line (6 allowed) can be up to 32 characters, although only the last 19 characters you have entered will display. If you make a mistake, press the "BACKSPACE" key to erase the previous character. After you have completed typing the first line, press "ENTER"
to accept the new line and advance to the second line, or press
to return to the LOGO DESC. PROGRAM screen without making any changes.
You must increase the leadtime before Windows considers your keeping a key pressed down means you want to repeat it.
Open Keyboard Properties by clicking the Start button , and then clicking Control Panel. In the search box, type keyboard, and then click Keyboard.
Under Character repeat, move the Repeat delay slider to the right to increase how long you must hold down a key before the keyboard character repeats, and then click OK.
Reset it. and follow this steps and fix it. God bless you
1 )Locate the reset switch on the underside of the treadmill console. Usually the button is large enough to trigger with a pencil eraser or Q-tip. Plug the treadmill plug back into the wall. Use the Q-tip to press the reset button. It may be necessary to hold the reset button down for a few seconds. "CL11" will appear in the display of the treadmill. ·2
Press the reset button one more time with the Q-tip. "CL21" should appear on the screen. Press the enter key. The display will change again and show "CL22." Keep pressing the enter key until the numbers cycle through to the number "CL26." Press enter one more time. The letter E should appear on the display screen.
Press enter twice more. The letters "SS" should appear on the screen. When this happens, press the start/stop key. Making sure to keep well away from the tread, press enter to start the treadmill. The treadmill will start on its own. The treadmill will stop on its own after a few seconds. When it stops, press the power key two times. Remove the safety key and put in a safe place. Your treadmill is reset
Hello john, to stop it, press the windows key on your keyboard and the R key to bring the run box. then type "msconfig" without the quote in the box. a box will show, click the startup tab. the look for play store from the list and uncheck it. apply and restart your pc
1) Turn on
your computer. Right away there will be a black screen. You can restore
factory settings without a CD, too. This will reset your BIOS.
2) Press F1 when the black screen appears; you will enter the setup configuration mode. You will be presented with a menu.
3) Select Restore Factory Defaults.
Your computer will do all the work for you. As with the CD, this
process may take several hours.
As soon as your computer is turning on press the F10 key and it
will take you to the system recovery screen, click on the advanced
option and click Destructive recovery and click next. WARNING: before
doing this backup anything on your computer you want to keep
pictures,videos,music etc.. this will delete everything that did not
come pre-loaded from the factory, so if you have pictures of Aunt Fae's
Class reunion you should probably back those up if you wanna keep them. To keep your PC fresh and optimize it to best performance use system utility software RegInOut
ok try this gently pry off the d key and look and see if there is any junk aor anything that will make it not work properly and make sure to clean the whole area arond it and in it and then put the key back and go and press the key about a dozenb times and see if it resoponds correctly ok please keep me posted on this ok best regards mike
You have set a resolution that is too high or incompatible with your monitor.
I assume you are using Windows.
Turn the computer on and immediately keep pressing F8 on the keyboard until the 'Windows Advanced Options Menu' appears.
Use the Up and Down keys to select 'Enable VGA Mode'
Press enter and your screen will work again when windows starts.
Now go to the display properties and click 'Advanced' then click the 'Monitor' tab and tick 'Hide modes that this monitor cannot display'
OK everthing and now you should be able to adjust the resolution without getting a blank screen again!
Good luck and come back to comment soon.
Sounds like a classic problem for a driver/firmware update.
get an update here before trying anything else- http://www.palm.com/us/support/downloads/tungstenc/tungstenc_update_30.html
If it still doesn't solve it you might need to format it and reinstall everything from scratch.