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Thinkpad T42P could not show "8;i ;k" keys

I could not type "8 i k" try different keyboards; problem still there...

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  • Catalin Turcu
    Catalin Turcu May 11, 2010

    cause the keys are in the line ..that means that the problem is mechanical ..and you eother spelled something on it or some preasure is to blame or even a hit gonna have to change the keyboard..or if you are lucky just clean the region and might work ..cause if it was something like juice or beer it left a sticky track when it got dry and don't let the contacts to work ...but usually just have to change the keyboard..



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If replacing keyboard did not solve problem, then problem could be:
1. Faulty keyboard controller - this means faulty motherboard.
2. Broken pins or dry joints on connector that connects to keyboard.

Posted on Aug 02, 2009


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