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Keyboard issues... my "s" key will not work, it's the only one. tried reinstalling the keyboard driver... no help.

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With the keyboard upplugged from the PC.
You can use a flat tip screw driver & gently pry the s key up working your way around the key untill it pops off. clean the surface with a lightly soapy (not dripping) rag. Pop the key back on after it's dry. If the s key still does not function I suggest you get another keyboard. You can also try this. Click the link.

Have a great weekend!

Posted on Mar 21, 2008

  • Mike Peluso
    Mike Peluso Mar 22, 2008

    Sorry I missed the part ( You have a Notebook ). The virtual keyboard will work for you but you'll have to have it serviced. ( the notebooks keyboards circuit layout will have to be replaced. Suggest you use a pro to replace the part.



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SOURCE: Keyboard Problems

try pressing the num lk key

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SOURCE: ctrl key doesn't work

this problem is not uncommon.
go in to control panel program then into keyboard settings and select your keyboard this should fix it for you .good luck

Posted on Aug 03, 2009

SOURCE: Monitor does not come on.When connected to

It might be, but jsmes1027, try this step and if it does not work, then you can call dell for possible repair.

Turn off the pc
remove the cables and battery on the laptop
Press and hold the power button for 5 seconds
reinsert the cables and battery on the laptop
Turn on the pc

check if theres monitor on...

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