20 Most Recent Dell 0Y3740 Keyboard Questions & Answers

that laptop was one of the worse ones they built. the ram was bad, the hard drives go and the keybord does not last long. even the batery seems to go bad quick. then the worse part was it was all because of windows VISA. if you do go back to xp and then laod everything and the keyboard still give you problems you might wnat to replace it.

Dell 0Y3740... | Answered on Sep 17, 2018

A Google search netted this free key mapper:


Dell 0Y3740... | Answered on Jan 08, 2018

Does it only do it when you are on line? If so it could be that your browser is low on resources due to pop ups, ads, etc. Google ad block for your specific browser to block out the garbage and free up your browser. Does wonders.

Dell 0Y3740... | Answered on Sep 21, 2017

Its not worth getting the replacement feet, you can purchase a new keyboard from cyberguys.com

Dell 0Y3740... | Answered on Apr 16, 2017

Push the shift key down until it beeps and it should unlock the keyboard and allow you to type normally.

Dell 0Y3740... | Answered on Mar 27, 2016

First, try to connect an external USB keyboard & see if it will work fine.
If the external USB keyboard works fine, then you will need to replace your laptop's keyboard, as there is almost nothing that can be done to fix a defective laptop keyboard.

Dell 0Y3740... | Answered on Mar 27, 2016

I get the same thing, until I press the shift key, then it comes back.... for a while. Very odd. So-far only witnessed this under Linux Mint and Ubuntu, just resetting the laptop back to Windows to see if that helps...

Dell 0Y3740... | Answered on Jan 06, 2015

On the Dell 0Y3740 for the Dell Inspiron 500M or Latitude D800, the Num Lock (Lock replaced by a symbol) key is on the top row of keys. It's a short row and the Num Lock is the third key from the left (or the fifth key from the right). In blue, the key has Scroll and the lock symbol.

On a slightly different model, the key may be in a different spot. However, it will probably have a similar placement near the Print Screen and Pause/Break keys. (Usually these keys will be near the function keys or just above them for a keyboard without a separate 10-key area.)

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Dell 0Y3740... | Answered on Aug 21, 2014

Are you wanting to clean it? You can use a butter knife or a flat screw driver .to gently pry the keys off. Doe this while pc is off.. Take the knife and place it between the keys and gently lever down at and angle. The key will be a little resistant but will pop off. Sometimes a keyboard has a few keys such as the space bar the are held with little metal bar which can be annoying when placing the keys back in. When placing them back in you will hear a little snap. This just means it is in. No worries.

Dell 0Y3740... | Answered on Aug 21, 2014

Hold the shift key and press the - key

Dell 0Y3740... | Answered on Jul 29, 2014

This works for most keyboards:

Take something sturdy and hard but not sharp, such as a butter knife. Insert it under the front of the key just a little way, don't force it. Pull upwards gently. The key should pop off. You can clean them with gentle dish soap and wait until they completely dry, then put them back on. If the key is still sticky, take it off again and use a cotton swap dipped in alcohol (not dripping--rub against the inside of the bottle so it's just moist) and gently swab the area underneath the key. I have cleaned numerous keyboards because I have kids who share my desk tops and kids are frequently sticky. :)

Dell 0Y3740... | Answered on Jul 13, 2014

You can hook up a usb mouse or keyboard, then try removing the keyboard from the device manager and restarting the computer. If that doesn't work then the keyboard has probably gone bad and you'll have to swap it out with a new one. They usually pretty cheap via ebay.

Dell 0Y3740... | Answered on Jul 08, 2014

Yes you should, to save battery/electricity and to prolong it's life.

Dell 0Y3740... | Answered on Jun 17, 2014

usually it is 2 up from the enter key
sometimes simply labeled BACK

Dell 0Y3740... | Answered on Mar 23, 2014

just open on screen keyboard and dail shift+(<,.>) symbols

Dell 0Y3740... | Answered on Mar 09, 2014

Hi does anyone know how to get fadas on a Toshiba laptop(windows 8) If you do please tell me!!!

Dell 0Y3740... | Answered on Feb 20, 2014

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