LikeLike Comment by manu | January 19, 2012 | Reply hum, sorry, I'm on window 7. LikeLike Comment by techpaul | March 6, 2014 | Reply Hello,i am confused right now,my mouse and keyboard worked perfectly until a few sec they dont respond,until i click on the If the problem continues, and the laptop is new, call HP support. Changing this solved it. http://megathud.com/not-working/special-shortcut-keys-not-working.html
I have tried three different USB ports and still no joy. I would suggest you visit Trend Micro's Housecall and run a scan. It almost sounds like a ‘macro’ (or maybe a custom "theme") has been set. spacebar pulls up my printer window or types a few letters.
Thank you, very nice article. But since you didn't tell me which kind of keyboard, and what the (specific) problem is, I can only point you to this as a starting place http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2490. (And if that LikeLike Comment by Vilma | October 22, 2012 | Reply Vilma, I appreciate your taking the time to let me know you found my writing beneficial. Backspace Key Doesn't Work K turns to km, a to am, all the ctrl and function keys result in an m as well.
If the problem still persists enter the BIOS and Enable "legacy USB devices". LikeLike Comment by techpaul | April 10, 2013 | Reply Hi, Thanks for the tip. There are several types of help for those with typing difficulties, namely: StickyKeys is an accessibility feature designed for people who have difficulty holding down two or more keys at a I just used an old toothbrush, and a heaps of WD-40.
You might have a defect. Backspace Key Not Working In Chrome Every time; also text on websites is jumbeled on top of itself badly. Allow them time to completely dry, usually an ... 8 Step 8: Reattach EverythingYou're almost done!After allowing time four your computer and keys to completely dry, reattach everything in reverse order But I don’t want to alarm you with what I say next..
Keyboard Spacebar Not Working
Also click the Settings button for it and disable the shortcut (by default, holding down the right Shift key for 8 seconds turns it on). http://www.daskeyboard.com/blog/how-to-recover-from-a-beverage-spill-on-your-keyboard/ A little "goober" is now outta the way and I can use the p key to my heart's content. THanks!Good Instruc-- IS THAT YOUR THUMB? Backspace Key Not Working On Laptop Good luck. Backspace And Enter Key Not Working I tried lots of things (re-installing etc) but in the end returned it to the shop and exchanged it for a plug in USB keyboard.
Click Start > Run and enter devmgmt.msc. http://megathud.com/not-working/the-asdfjkl-and-enter-keys-are-not-working-on-my-laptop.html Reply 1 Reply 1 1 Everyone's Tags: Microsoft Windows XP (6…pavilion dv7 View All (2) DavidSMP HP Support Agent Posts: 2,993 Member Since: 08-10-2016 Message 2 of 2 (78 Views) Report Bernard Hurley I spilled tea over my keyboard. Several days ago (before Easter) I spilled, well actually my ferret spilled a glass of Coke on my laptop. Keyboard Spacebar Not Working Properly
They delight fingers and ears... all was well with the keyboard and now thhere is a click sound each time a key is pressed. All I can suggest is that you read my answers in the comments above, (yes, there’s a lot of them) and try the remedies I’ve already supplied. (I’d start with the http://megathud.com/not-working/system-is-slow-an-few-keys-are-not-working.html Make sure to get all surfaces of your computer, including the ... 4 Step 4: Remove KeysBefore you start removing keys, take a high resolution picture of your key layout.
Since she has no use for this tool, I recommended that she uncheck the top checkbox and disable the activating shortcut. Backspace Not Working Windows 10 Nothing has been spilled on my laptop at any time. so, sorry but no, I am in no hurry to update all my prior articles (1,800+ of them) to reflect Windows 7 (nor 8) ‘adjustments'.
Trying just alcohol was insufficient in my case.
Thanks in advance.
Looking for an icon (aka "hunting") is now "old school" and passe.
I hope your luck is better than mine! 🙂 Icajunihy Usevoruna Following an unfortunate coffee spill this really helped.
Go to Control Panel > Accessibility Options and turn off the Filter Keys option.
Its only for the wired keyboard.
Click on my "Device drivers" category to see my articles on installing drivers, if you need guidance. (Most touchpad software is by Synaptics.) And although this is a rare symptom, it
But if you have already tried those things, well, if the laptop is new enough (1 year) you can contact ASUS's support. Nothing has been spilled on my laptop at any time. Let me know how this goes. Spacebar Not Working Toshiba Laptop I believe you are having conflicting device driver issues and simply have to uninstall the device you are not using from Device Manager. (Or..
As a bonus, typing sounds really quiet.
Ok actually the WD-40 smell is still vaguely there a week later. I am available at http://aplusca.com LikeLike Comment by techpaul | October 7, 2009 | Reply Have tried all this but still not working. And only my shift keys won't work and I have not spilled, dropped Etc my Toshiba laptop solution Solvedi have recently purchased a used dell latitude E4300 and both shift keys http://megathud.com/not-working/thinkpad-l540-hot-keys-not-working.html You know it is just a question of time.
Call the laptop manufacturer (a 6 month old laptop gets free support). I also tried WordPerfect. maybe a vacuuming. The alcohol completely destroyed the integrity of the key back "+"s and my countertop was soon filled with small pieces of black plastic.
LikeLike Comment by Janet | August 27, 2014 | Reply Janet, That is one possibility, I think.