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DELL KEYBOARD LOCKED

I WAS TYPING ON MY KEYBOARD AND IT LOCKED ON ME AND NOW i CANNOT UNLUCK IT. TO TYPE ONE MUST HOLD IT DOWN AND LONG TIME AND IS NOT PRACTICAL

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If you have another computer in your home unplug the keyboard and try the locked keyboard on that computer, then vice versa plug the other keyboard in that pc and see if another KB works. If it still does not work you can assume that it no longer works. I'd would then call dell let them know and if your still under waranty they will send you out another KB.

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