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Keyboard problems

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  • Started 1 year ago by Limedhoney
  • Latest reply from Xhi
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Limedhoney
Posts: 3

My laptop keyboard suddenly started acting weird .. Most keys are screwed up..
Pressing backspace does random stuff
Pressing enter highlights everything and deletes them.. Luckily they prompt a delete MSG

Tested with external keyboard it's fine only the built in keyboard has problems

Any idea what might be the problem?
Thanks

Posted 1 year ago
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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Limedhoney hi. First thing would be is to buy a can of compressed air, and give a good blast between every key. With computer off, unplugged from the mains, and battery removed. Then leave it for 2 hours before you try and fire her up.

Posted 1 year ago
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Limedhoney
Posts: 3

So this is most likely a hardware problem? But I dont remember having spill liquid on the keyboard before

Posted 1 year ago
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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Doesn't matter. Dust, bugs, etc can do it.

Posted 1 year ago
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Limedhoney
Posts: 3

Ok will give it a try as soon as possible.
Thanks

Posted 1 year ago
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Xhi
Xhi
Posts: 6298

Also borrow a USB keyboard to determine for certain if it is the keyboard.

Posted 1 year ago
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