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My parents have a dell L100 keyboard that just stopped working while he was typing. What can they try?

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I have had keyboards die and found that the plug in the unit itself was in but just barely. USB is usually rare to do this, but a PS2 connector will LOOK secure but fall out when wiggled. Obviously, too, peripherals do wear out - even keyboards. A quick check is to borrow another keyboard and try that one. I have one of those $12 keyboards as a spare in the closet - a $9 Logitec optical mouse, too. Hey - fror the best illuminated keyboard ever, check out the Borealis FIREFLY. It's like $35 on eB**. Not sure if it's in stores or not.

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