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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I do agree with melnavz here: you need to clean the keyboard first off. However, i don't think it's necessary to clean each key by key because taking keys off is rather tricky. You can replace individual keys on a laptop keyboard instead of having to replace the whole thing only if you have extra keys stashed somewhere. Nonetheless, another keyboard really shouldn't cost all that much if it is the problem.
Posted on Sep 24, 2008
If the key is physically stuck in the "down" or pressed postion, the key may have become disconnected from the mechanism underneath that returns it to the "up" position.
All keys on all keyboards can be removed. This includes laptops. On laptops, the keys typically have less travel (up and down) than a desktop keyboard and the key attaches to the keyboard differently.
In either case, use a small screwdriver or your fingernail and gently lift up on the key - to return it to the "up" position. When in that position, see if the rest of the keyboard works.
If it does, you can simply lift up on the key and remove it from the keyboard. The support that is underneath will either be removed with the key or will remain on the keyboard.
Re-attaching the key involves aligning the key with the ends of the support bracket and snapping it back into place. (Most keyboards have a white plastic structure that forms a X on 2 sides - allowing the key to move up and down.)
With the key removed, look at the edges of the surrounding keys to get an idea of how it attaches, align the parts and press it back into place.
Posted on May 04, 2010
What do you mean not working? Is it that certain keys don't work, or the whole keyboard does not work?
Maybe your keyboard has been hijacked by a virus. Have you tried booting up in Safe Mode to see if it works?
Turn off the computer, then hit the power buttonto turn it back on and immediately start hitting the F8 key repeatedly untilyou see SAFE MODE. Take the Safe Mode option and let it boot up. SafeMode will look different to you, the screen will be darker and the iconsbigger, this is normal
Posted on Apr 04, 2012
If you have Windows 7 running on your laptop, click the Windows icon in the lower left corner of the screen and type "On-Screen Keyboard" this keyboard has a button labeled "PrtScn".
Posted on Jun 19, 2012
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