If that does not work a technician is a must. If above steps are not working for you, then please contact laptop technician and tell him to check your laptop for any hardware problems. If this is the case, the keyboard needs to be replaced. Why would only certain letters fail and those letters in some cases are not even next to each other? I use a tapered drill to 'ream' it clear. Someone had also suggested on another forum to rollback the latest keyboard driver and then to check if the keys are working I haven't tried this yet. But that dint work either, the sys restore rolledback some updates but that was all; the keys were still not working. Past that, it seems like issue is on the motherboard.
You may also want to try updating the Synaptics Driver if the above doesn't help. I had the same problem with the Comfort Curve Keyboard 2000 v1. Recommended Gaming Keyboards: Tip 2: Restore your system: System Restore is the best way to solve keyboard software problems. But there are also many bugs there, Windows 10 keyboard not working is just one of them. This is amazing - I have a Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 and the full stop and backslash stopped working. Nonetheless, here we are I haven't had an issue with mine knock on one since it came back. I pressed Ctrl, Alt and Delete on the Windows password screen I was stuck on and I got into the alternative menu and I could see what I was typing for the first time because the characters weren't hidden.
When a brand rely in outside companies to perform repairs, they totally lose the control of the really true of the problem. Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date 1 Mar 26, 2019 6 Mar 7, 2019 1 Mar 5, 2019 5 Feb 10, 2019 1 Feb 8, 2019 1 Feb 8, 2019 1 Feb 5, 2019 3 Feb 2, 2019 1 Jan 31, 2019 2 Jan 27, 2019 2 Jan 22, 2019 1 Jan 20, 2019 2 Jan 17, 2019 2 Jan 16, 2019 1 Jan 13, 2019 4 Jan 8, 2019 1 Jan 5, 2019 3 Jan 4, 2019 1 Jan 3, 2019 1 Jan 1, 2019. Method 4: Install the Latest Updates The new Windows updates are released to improve the performance of the current version. I have the same issue. After some time using it and carrying it around, the pressure applied on the bottom lid and the moving around made the problem return. Unless i missed it, has anyone found a reasonable repair service or a parts replacement service for this keyboard? When I would type emails on hotmail, or post comments on facebook etc.
I wish I could just have a chance to fix it myself if it were that easy but unfortunately it doesn't seem to be working and by pressing the Fn button makes no difference at all. The problem would alternate itself between double pressing, not pressing at all, and normal operation. To try to repair the cable damage itself, I pushed the oval-deformed area back to it's original form and put some electrical tape on both sides, which until now has fixed the keyboard back to normal I'm typing on it, yay! Try removing the key that isn't working and then clean the area under and around it. However, there is an unorthodox solution that works just as well, although I doubt it'll work forever. I tried your fix, and took out the battery switch off all power includes the battery, right? However, there is an unorthodox solution that works just as well, although I doubt it'll work forever. I uninstalled the drivers and let Windows reinstall but that didn't fix the issue.
If that does not work, test an external keyboard. Mine had problems on space bar, S, 7, 6, Z, numlock and windows key. Hold the keyaboard in the air by one of the sides. I don't want to mess up my battery or create any new problems without knowing for sure if it will fix the problem. But if there's an issue with the hardware, then you will have to change the keyboard. Sometimes it can be solved by a restart of your computer. Hello, I have a few keys on my Toshiba that have stopped working.
The driver you select will be removed soon. However, that isn't the case with many of us. Conclusion The above steps are working for you if there is Software problem in your laptop. The problem is that the Windows language switcher uses the tilde to switch between layouts. Carefully examine the key, and its location in the keyboard, to see if there is any obvious reason for it to stick. The main goal of that company repairs should be to ensure the good name and quality of the main brand products, also to ensure the satisfaction of the client with the product brand and not perform repairs outside the warranty.
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date 5 Oct 27, 2018 3 Apr 8, 2018 1 Oct 3, 2017 5 Jun 16, 2017 1 Oct 14, 2016 2 May 14, 2016 1 Jan 31, 2016 1 Jan 19, 2016 3 Aug 1, 2015 3 Jul 20, 2015 1 Jun 13, 2015 1 Mar 23, 2015 3 Feb 5, 2015 1 Oct 21, 2014 1 Aug 22, 2014 3 Aug 4, 2014 2 Aug 14, 2012 G 2 Jan 31, 2012 1 Oct 13, 2011 4 Sep 1, 2011. But here's where the problem starts. Philu Corinthian Shade You are a genius!! I use this key combo all the time to delete files permanently from Windows Explorer. Weirder still is that ctrl+c still works for copy as well as ctrl+v. Will be trying the whacking solution with those as well.
After it, replace the battery, start the laptop. Prise the key off carefully and you should see the actuation pad that the key acts upon. Fingers crossed that whacking them fixes the issues. Slapping it loudly on the back has instantly sorted the problem out! Tip 3: Check Your Drivers are up to date or not. So I'll have to opn her up as soon as I stop being lazy.
You may be facing an issue where some keys of your keyboard fail to work — they cannot respond to your presses any more. When you want to do some important work on the computer and need it the most, you realize that the computer keyboard keys don't work properly. N its currently running windows 10 and I downloaded the anniversary update in september not sure, don't remember exactly. If not, then update drivers first and then restart and check your keyboard working or not. Weirder still is that ctrl+c still works for copy as well as ctrl+v. Similar help and support threads Thread Forum My mother's computer started having issues with the keyboard, recently. There is something wrong on the right half of the keypad, specifically the keys that are mapped with the number pad on them.
Some keys aren't used in certain programs Some keys, such as the F1 through F12 , do not work with every application. It isn't my laptop as I said but I'm determined to sort it out. This includes my physical keyboard and the on screen keyboard. A couple of the techs I talked to said they rarely see issues with their keyboards. The following sections contain common issues and their causes as well as methods to try and remedy those problems. The problem would alternate itself between double pressing, not pressing at all, and normal operation.