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Keyboard malfunction

Posted on 2010-11-22
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2012-05-10

For some reasons, my keyboard is not working any more: when
I type letter 'a' , my PC shows '1'. And I try different letters, I have
strange letters displayed.
How do I fix this problem? Please help me out?

Question by:jtran007
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Rick earned 2000 total points
ID: 34190439
Your function key is locked.
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Expert Comment

ID: 34190458
What's your laptop's brand/model?
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Expert Comment

ID: 34190466
Are you using a standard keyboard layout?  Check in Control Panel, Change keyboards or other input methods, Keyboards and Languages tab, Keyboards.

Also, you might try a different keyboard or a different USB port (if using USB).
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Expert Comment

ID: 34190719
You specified this is a PC, if so and you have a keyboard, try shutting down the PC using the mouse and once off, unplug and re-plug your keyboard. If this doesn't work, do as PowerEdgeTech suggest and try using it in a different usb port, if not usb and your using ps2 keyboard, probably need a new keyboard. Thanks
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Expert Comment

ID: 34193613
Try to use any good keyboard and test.
If the problem is solved you will have to change to a new keyboard.
If the problem persists it could be an issue with a software setting.
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Expert Comment

ID: 34194703
you can test your keyboard if you boot from a live cd  :           Knoppix                               BartPe

Author Closing Comment

ID: 34213275
Good. Thansk

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