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My keys have locked. How do you unlock them?

I don't know how or why the keys have locked... any suggestions?

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    none of my keys are working but the power comes on. is there anything I can check?

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If any of the keys are stuck in the down position, it will lock out the entire keyboard so that none of the keys will work.
One think you can try, is turn the typewriter upside down, and hit the bottom of the unit (right above the keyboard). See if there anything that falls out besided dust. Also hit ALL of the keys. Each and every one of them just to make sure non of them are stuck down.
Try this a couple of times, and see if it helps any.
Good luck.

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