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My grandbaby hit all kinds of buttons on my keyboard. Now, my keyboard won't type letters into my password box to boot up computer.

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Unplug the keyboard and replug......if it doeasnt work try resetting bios

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I can't correct my password and get into my computer--


keyboard layout is as follows.

TOP ROW: QWERTYUIOP
MIDDLE ROW: ASDFGHJKL
BOTTOM ROW:ZXCVBNM

If you're saying you just can't see the keyboard keys, that should help. If it doesn't, I suggest getting a hold of a USB keyboard other than the malfunctioning one you have now.

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OK, so the keyboard works because it allows you to enter the password. Your problem is a virus or infection has hijacked your keyboard and it needs windows to be up and running to operate.

Try booting up in Safe Mode.

Turn off the computer, then hit the power button to turn it back on and immediately start hitting the F8 key repeatedly until you see SAFE MODE. Take the Safe Mode option and let it boot up. Safe Mode will look different to you, the screen will be darker and the icons bigger, this is normal. Most times safe mode will keep a virus inactive, so if your keyboard works now we definitely know it's a virus or infection.


If safe mode allows the keyboard to work, turn the computer off and reboot as if you are going into safe mode, but this time take the Safe Mode With Networking option (this will give you internet connectivity). When it boots up, open your browser then download and install MalwareBytes and run a Quick Scan.



Go to www.google.com and in the search box type: "Download cnet Malwarebytes" (without the quotes). Download and install malwarebytes from the sites download.cnet/malwarebytes. When the site opens up click on the Green Download button on the left. Do not click the Red Download button, that's junk. When it finishes installing the Gui Interface will open up with an offer to Accept a Trial Version or Decline. CLICK DECLINE you want the totally free version. Run a QUICK SCAN. As it scans, if it finds infections the number will be in red. When it finishes scanning, click SHOW RESULTS. A notepad text document will open up showing you the results. You can close the text document and go back to the Gui Interface where you will click REMOVE SELECTED RESULTS. The objects will already be selected for you. When it finishes removing the objects click ok and it will sometimes reboot your machine.


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Why won't it? What is it doing? Maybe the Keyboard is hijacked, had a loose connection or is broken. Try booting up in Safe Mode and see if it works.


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Try system restore. Go to START>ACCESSORIES>SYSTEM TOOLS>SYSTEM RESTORE>CHOOSE PREVIOUS RESTORE DATES. Use other restore dates if needed.

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If your laptop keyboard types wrong characters, it is rather a software issue than an hardware one. This can happen if you accidentally press certain keys on your keyboard, which enable a certain kind of function.
Try the following steps in case your laptop keyboard displays wrong characters:
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Click ? 'Regional and Language Services' ? 'Languages' ? 'Details' ? 'Key Settings'
2.Select the option 'Switch Between Input Languages' and click on 'Change Key Sequence'
3.Ensure that all the check boxes are unchecked in this window and do the same for 'Switch to...(Keyboard Type)'
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Remember to clean your keyboard regularly to keep it free of dust and debris.
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may b a key board failure. Go to safemood aln check also.
When the machine boots up press F8
then go there and check. If its not a virus, it will work fine
If not you need to clean the keyboard
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Boot up the computer while pressing F8. A page with different menus appear. Select safe mode. Computer may respond slowly but have patience. When the names Administrator, Guest and usernames appears select administrator. For password press enter key. Once the window screen appears in safe mode go to --Start---Programmes--accessories--system tools----system restore.

Here u may be able to restore to a date where computer was working fine.

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