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My Laptop Pavilion dv4000 keyboard keys locked

Please i need help in fixing my Laptop problem.I just discovered that the keyboard was not responding. The scroll lock light is on but all effort to turn it off proved abortive.Non of the keys is responding.Can someone tell me what i can do to fix this problem? I'm eagerly waiting. MY keyboard has a few lights on at the top on certain buttons which have to do with music, but the actual keys that you would use to types are incapable of use. I can tell there is a connection between the keyboard and computer through this, but perhaps the keys are locked? I've tried to troubleshoot the problem, but the hardware doesn't show up as listed... it's very confusing.

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Re: My Laptop Pavilion dv4000 keyboard keys locked

Have you removed all power (AC adaptor and battery) for several minutes. Sometimes it may also help to hold the power button in for 10 seconds while all power is disconnected. Then plug back in and start computer.

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How to Turn on/off wireless switch of ACER laptops:

Acer (General) - FN+F5
Aspire 1000/1640Z/1690/2012 - Launch Keys above the keyboard
Aspire 16xx (General) the satellite-like launch button above the keyboard
Aspire 2000 Series (less Aspire 2012, See Above) - Button on the Front of the Laptop
Aspire 3005 on the lower right-hand side of your laptop
Aspire 3500 -
Aspire 5612 sliding button on the side of the laptop
Aspire 9302 the blue button on the left-hand side of the laptop
Aspire 94xx (General) the key found below the Lock key
Aspire One, in the lower right corner of the palm rest is a small strip with a picture of an antenna on it. An LED to the right of the strip lights to indicate the wireless is turned on.
Aspire One Series ZG5 -
Extensa 2000/2500 Series - Far Right launch button above the keyboard
Ferrari 3000/3020/3400/4000 - Button on Front of Laptop
Travelmate C Series - Far Left hot key and then choose WLAN from menu that appears

Hope this help!!!

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I press any key and the board dont respond in my screen

Do you see light's on the keyboard? You can hit cap lock and it should light up the indicator. Make sure the keyboard is plugged in the PC. Verify the pc is up and running as well.Good Luck!

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Screen on but only cable conecting picture

Dear User,

Kindly connect the display cable properly with the system which is coming from Monitor.
If still the issue persist then please check if keyboard responds by pressing the Num Lock key several times (To check system is fine Num Lock led should On/Off)


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Cap lock is stuck on-- I need to use lower case to

Anyways, you can use the shift key to convert the password characters in lower case.
All you need to do is to press shift+your password.
Remember that you need to hold the shift key down while pressing all other keys to write in lower case.
Also, with your keyboard you may need to get help from a local repair.
Please do tell us that you have the problem fixed.
We are always available for your help.


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Locked keyboard keys

To unlock your keyboard press the Windows logo and the L key. To lock your keyboard you press the same keys, ie Windows logo and the L key.
Hope this helps you.
Regards bill

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Why did you wipe it in the first place? did you try to remove something you spilled? or was the cloth you wiped with wet?

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Keyboard locked in upper case


Try reseating the key board.

Check whether the keys are stuck especially the shift,alt,caps lock. 

Hav you spilled any liquid on the keyboad.

Try uninstalling any software you installed for the keyboard and remove it from Device Manager (Click Start-Run-Type devmgmt.msc and click OK).

Reboot and see if that helps anything. Also, check the right shift and make sure it isn't stuck and check the keyboard settings in the Control Panel

Update the keyboad software from the microsoft website.

Pleae mntion the model  number of the keyboard to help us know more about the keyboard.

You can try holding down function key and press f11.

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Check this to know the functions

Check the keyboard settings.

Try using other keyboard to know the keyboard is fine or not.

This will help you i hope.

Good Luck.

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