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The keyboard only types in upper case

The caps lock light is not illuminated - I have tried to clean the keyboard but it still types in upper case only....... I don't want to remove the keys as I may have problems getting them back on. My external keyboard works just fine so I'm guessing it's 'dirt' under they keys? Do you have any other ideas?

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  • jimmyQ3 Mar 14, 2008

    My very new, very clean, Logitech wireless Qwerty keyboard will only type in uppercase. How do I fix it? Pressing Caps Lock key does not fix the problem. Help

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SOURCE: types in upper case only (without caps lock/shift key locked)

in most cases yes, BUT since the light for caps lock is not comming on you might have a bad P.O.T. on the keyboard layer.. Since im assuming we are talking about a laptop..

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