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Had my computer repaired and has come back with some keyboard buttons not working. how can i return to factory settings.

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If you're referring to the special function keys (Internet, email, media control and so on), you need to install keyboard driver software so they'll be recognized. Without the drivers, Windows doesn't know what to do when you press the keys so they are ignored. You can find the keyboard drivers at HP's website. Enter your computer model number in the box and click "go" to get to the download page where you'll find drivers and instructions.

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Myy hp laptop i need to return to factory settings


Press the "Start" button in Windows Vista. Select "All Programs" and "Recovery Manager."


Click "Advanced Options."

Select "System Recovery." Click the "Next" button.


Click the "Restart" button when prompted by the on-screen instructions once the recovery is done.

After restarting the computer the system is back to its factory state.


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Keyboard stopped working


http://www.ascendtech.us/emachines-kb-0705-ps-2-keyboard-black_i_kbdemkb0705bps2.aspx

Things I see here.
1) The second Keyboard you plugged wasn't any good either.

2) The PS/2 port for your keyboard on your motherboard, isn't any good anymore.
Computer off, plug it into the Mouse PS/2 port, and use a USB mouse.
BIOS will reset the I/O address for that PS/2 port, and set it for the Keyboard, when the computer is turned back on.

You may have to;
A) Turn the computer off
B) Unplug from power.

C) Press the Power On button in, and hold it in for a count of 10 seconds. Let go of the Power On button. Do this same procedure two more times.

What you are doing is draining residual power, clearing CMOS Error Codes, and resetting BIOS back to the factory default settings.

Keyboard plugged in, USB mouse plugged in, plug the computer back into power. WAIT 1 minute, turn the computer on.

Still no?
Motherboard replacement.

You didn't unplug the old Keyboard, WITH the computer on, and plug the new Keyboard in, did you? It isn't a hot-swap device. The computer must be off when unplugging a mouse, or keyboard.

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joecoolvette

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I bought a compaq keyboard and mouse set ,I cant remember the exact date but I know its not particularly old.For som reason the right click button has stopped working.Any help is appreciated.The mouse is...


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Well there are 5 ways of sloving this problem out

1. Unplug the mouse and plug it back in because the mouse wire might came out and wont let the mouse work properly.

2. Unplu the mouse and open the mouse then check if its all clean (blow at it because it might be some dust), than check if there is anything stuck under the buttons.

3. Go to "Control Panel" than open "Mouse" option, Than you will get a little window which will be called at the top "Mouse Properties" and follow the Steps:
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4. Return the mouse back to the last owner (shop) and ask for repair or money back (nly if you have the gyarantee) .

5. Go to any local Computer (technology shop) and ask for repairs.

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