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Keypad does not work for Dell Inspiron 6400

My keyboard won't work, i can not type a word,number nothing. Help

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  • Savio Dlima Jul 21, 2009

    I started having problems with my laptop about a 1 week ago. It starts with a windows Boot Manager Screen I cannot even press the Enter Key on that screen but my key board will not respond i cant type or text nothing. I tried the Dell Diagonostic and does not show any problem with the keyboard.


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1. Shut down the PC
2. Disconnect your network cable
3. wait 15 seconds
4. plug your network cable back in
5. boot back up

If this is a laptop or on a docking station, the process is a little different.

Good Luck!!!!!!!

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It is probably toast. You can either get a new one or use an external USB. This is assuming that you mean that you cannot use the keyboard at all, not even in BIOS.

If you can use it until it starts loading windows or something, then I would imagine the only way around it is to repair windows, or do a restore, possibly a check disk. I doubt it is this second option though.

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

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    Aaron Fox Jul 21, 2009

    Well then there is probably hope, and you just need to do a restore.


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