Forum discussion tagged with keyboard.
  1. S

    Question Do you need the numeric pad on your laptop?

    It feels like I'm the only one in the world who doesn't want a numeric pad on my laptop. There are almost no larger models (15/16 inch) available without one. Does anyone still use the numeric pad? And for what? If it's for typing a lot of numbers, you might want to consider automation ;)...
  2. sandrom

    Question Lenovo Ideapad 330s keyboard problem

    When the keyboard's been unused for some time, some of the keys stop working and i have to click on them (or any of these unworking keys) like 100 times and eventually they all at once continue to work again. Any solutions?
  3. A

    Question Recommended keyboard (powered by a cable not battery) for Xiaomi Pad 5

    Hello, I'm looking for a keyboard compatible with my Xiaomi pad 5 on an affordable price. However, is there any keyboard around works with a cable connected to the tablet and not depends on a battery? I just want to avoid extra device needs a charging
  4. J

    Solved! keyboard wont work till after 15 minutes from start up.

    i have an asus rog g703gx. recently the keyboard stopped working on start up and will start working after 15 minutes. it stays working if i put the computer in sleep mode. i uninstalled drivers and restarted. ive done a safe boot, which after that caused my keyboard lights to stop working as...
  5. Ayni

    Question Keyboard do not work except FN keys

    Hello guys, I have a Legion 5-15ACH6H with Windows 11. My keys suddenly stoped working. Right now I am using an external keyboard which works fine. I reinstalled my keyboard driver multiple times but that did not change anything. Furthermore I opened Regedit...
  6. Daniel\|255*

    Question Vivobook 15 - Keyboard Presses Keys On its Own

    Hi! My new Vivobook 15's Keyboard behaves erratically. In the beginning, when I used to type a letter, it used to press it continuously. So, for an "r" or "m", I used to get: "rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr" or "mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm". After updating the drivers and disabling the...
  7. CuriousFox123

    Solved! Keyboard keys getting pressed automatically.

    Ok. So I got a new hp laptop about two months ago and it's been working fine except for one thing. So I started seeing this issue in games. If I've been playing for a while in the keyboard, when I'm fiddling with my keys ( I was using wasd) and I pressed the D key for a while and was pressing...
  8. justjoethings

    Question Magegee MK Star Keyboard Issues

    So I got a new keyboard and its not working properly. The LED light up fine and all but the f12 row down is constantly lit up and wont change and work! My enter, right shift, backspace, f12 which on this keyboard is a calculator button but even when I press that it doesn't pull up a calculator...
  9. H

    Solved! Keyboard sometimes work, sometimes doesn't

    OK so i bought his new mechanical keyboard, and it works perfectly fine, but for some reason the keys sometimes dont respond, ill explain, sometimes when i press k (it happens to all keys) 10 times, sometimes it only presses one, i play alot of rhythm games so i hate it, please help :(
  10. Jambo72uk

    Solved! Keyboard typing extra characters

    I have a dell laptop, windows 10. I am using an external Dell wired keyboard. When I type 123, for example, it comes out 122222233333. When I type now, it comes out nooooooo, and the w is missing. Have tried to adjust repeat delay and repeat rate with no success. I have also tried multiple...
  11. mrmike16

    Question Surface 3 randomly acts like I am holding down one of th Windows keys

    Hi everyone, This is a weird one, and it will be hard to check if it's solved or not because of it happening intermittently. As the question states, my Microsoft Surface 3, both while docked and not docked, randomly acts like I am holding down the Windows key. Just a few minutes ago, I was...
  12. B

    Question Lenovo Legion 5 Keyboard Problem

    Super frustrating. Some keys are working intermittently. As I'm typing this, all of the keys are working. In an hour...the 'r' the 't' and various other keys will stop working. Laptop never dropped, always treated well. Laptop never opened or worked on. I searched for updated
  13. KingCarmelo

    My Number keys are redirecting me to Function keys

    I have a 68-key keyboard, which has the number keys (0-9) on the same tile with the function keys (f1-f12). Normally, I would need to press the designated FN key together with the number key in order to access my function keys, otherwise it would only display numbers. Now I think I pressed a...
  14. K

    Solved! how to fix my laptop going when i press E & my keyboard driver not installing?

    Hi, I am currently writing this with the visual keyboard. My Asus GL702VT laptop goes wild when I press the E key, making the screen black out, toggling airplane mode and typing a repeating string of random characters. I first thougt this was a driver issue so I tried to reinstall the keyboard...
  15. S

    Solved! How to turn on laptop with the internal keyboard unplugged

    Hi, I have an Acer Swift 3 SF314-52, I’ve been having trouble with the keyboard spamming keys after liquid spilled in it. I decided to unplug the internal ribbon cable and just use an external one instead. However the laptop won’t turn on when I remove the ribbon cable, when I reconnect the...
  16. C

    Question How can I connect mouse and PC to phone at the same time?

    Hello, I am an automation tester and I need a special connection between smartphone, device, and mouse. Could I connect a mouse to the phone, meanwhile controlling the phone from a PC from Android Studio via USB? I need to handle this scenario to make tests faster. Thank you a lot. ~...
  17. Frezix

    Keyboard error.

    Just got my new Redragon Draconic keyboard.It was working normal,today when i pressed key one it started typing:jiy9tofmg/rc-z7890--=98765432111234256347890kl;sd.It always types that and im confused.My little sister has typed something on it today,could that be what caused this,or is it...
  18. Jwolf17589

    Solved! Lenovo T420 Keyboard not working

    Hello Everyone, My Lenovo T420 keyboard is not working. The Power button, fingerprint reader, and mute button work. The keys, volume up/down, and all other keys are unresponsive. I do not have sticky keys applied, and have tried installing another generic ps/2 driver, but that has not worked. I...
  19. thekbw

    Question acer nitro 5 keyboard

    over time by q,w,2,3,shift, and now d key stopped working, they stopped working in that order over the course of a few weeks, ive cleaned the keys, already no luck, im trying to solve this before more keys stop working
  20. smartchin77

    Question Laptop keyboards (yes, multiple) malfunctioned a few days after replacing them. What should I do?

    I have replaced my laptop (Asus R558U) keyboard thrice but faced the same problem every time. After a few days of replacing the keyboard, some of the keys get pressed automatically. They keep pressing until I press some other key. Again, I don't think keyboards are the root cause here, it is...
  21. D

    Solved! key won't work unless holding shift

    So my P key won't work unless I hold shift. But the problem is that even when reinstalling the driver it doesn't fix it. Now here's the weird part, it works on some websites and applications, but it wont work on the system in its entirety, so I know it isn't the hardware, if the key itself is...
  22. C

    Question Function keys of EXTERNAL bluetooth keyboard gets inverted from factory

    Hello, I did not know where to post this. And there's no applicable solutions so far.... I bought a 3rd party Chinese bluetooth LED Android /laptop keyboard. It works great until I discover that the function keys are inverted from the factory. The most troublesome inverted key is the...
  23. Meleles

    Solved! Keyboard

    Some keys on the keyboard of a laptop are not working and as the switch on button is one of them the laptop turns off or goes to sleep randomly. When the cable of the keyboard is not connected the laptop is working properly. Can I fix this issue somehow without changing the keyboard?
  24. LF2020

    Solved! Keyboard malfunction

    Hi Today my laptop keyboard doesn’t work and hence can’t pass the screen lock password stage. I restarted the laptop, didn’t work. I am not tech savvy, is there anything I can do before taking it somewhere?
  25. P

    Question Some laptop keys sometime don't work

    Hi everybody, I have a problem and I can't wrap my head around it. Sometimes the "t" "y" "o" Keys of my asus laptop don't work. what I mean is that sometime I press those keys and noting gets registered. I have to press them 3 or 4 times or even keep pressing them before the letter gets printed...
  26. testr

    Solved! MSI laptop built in keyboard selected keys stopped working

    I have an MSI GLM 7RD laptop, the I O P J K L keys would randomly stop responding when pressed, but would respond if i was holding another key and press one of those key I tried using an external keyboard and it works fine, I also tried reintalling the keyboard driver
  27. U

    Question Touch keyboard won't work

    Most of the keys on my physical keyboard didn't work so I ended up using the touch keyboard, when I try to type it opens random things (pressing A opens notifications, pressing i opens settings etc.)
  28. vitalApocalypse

    Solved! HP keys all weird?

    Recently, ive been having problems with my keyboard, those being: When I try to tap with certain keys, multiple characters show up (ex: a = as, q = we, r = rw, v = vx, w = qrw, x = zvx, z = zx) When I try to tap with certain keys, it opens the page searcher and then tries to save the webpage to...
  29. Hard_to_Pronounce

    Question Keyboard keys detachable?

    Are key covers in Asus TUF fx705 detachable?
  30. sketchameeny

    Solved! SOME keys not working after laptop keyboard replacement

    HP Probook 455 G3 Various keys on the board weren’t working so I replaced the integrated keyboard entirely. With a brand new keyboard, the same keys still don’t work, though as before SOME do. I have updated and reinstalled the keyboard drivers AND the synaptics driver to no avail. The...
  31. QueenYM

    Solved! My Keyboard is Malfunctioning

    Hey. My laptop has the same issue. But U bring up UI, I brings up UI or IU, J bring up J8, 8 brings up J8, K bring up 7K, 7 brings 7K, Y brings 'Y,' , ',' bring up 'Y,' and end brings N at the beginning of the sentence. I have replaced my keyboard and uninstalled the drive as well as tried the...
  32. snowyburak

    Solved! Keyboard glitch/bug

    My "s" and "q" keys suddenly started glitching out when pressed they either repeat or dont work at all (each press) example: hello my name iss nowy
  33. Dell_7577_KO

    Solved! Odd problem with Dell 7577 gaming laptop: Keyboard only types if Caps Lock is ON

    I only noticed the problem today while attempting a reinstall of Win 10. Prior to that I used an external keyboard and mouse. The problem has the following symptoms: Keyboard only types if Caps lock is ON. (All letters are capitalized) If I hold down SHIFT, I can type in lowercase. If I...
  34. Hyosungelena

    Question I spilled water on my laptop,both sides,double values for some keys and possible battery damage?

    I spilled water on the both sides of my laptop.I dried it as fast as I could,and thank God it still turns on.But the laptop doesn't turn off at 0 percent (It used to turn off at 7 percent if I remember correctly)and some keys type double values.For example,both key 'p' and key '-' type p-. 'W'...
  35. aomine703

    Question The 'k' key on my keyboard is not working

    I have still not found what is causing the problem but when I tried this guy method mentioned in the link below then it was working in safe mode but I still don't know what to do. Please help guys.
  36. LeoLuca

    Question Laptop Keyboard Turns Off - Turns Back On When Any USB is Disconnected/Connected

    I have a ASUS GL503VM Laptop (ROG Strix) and it always has the following problem. I turn on the Laptop, entire my Windows PIN, and after the keyboard does not receive input for a few seconds, it becomes unresponsive. None of the keys work. The keyboard becomes responsive again when any USB...
  37. J

    Solved! Windows 10 | Left Shift reduces volume, Right Shift toggle mute and Left Ctrl toggle airplane mode

    I have a new laptop HP Pavilion 15, with Windows 10 Home, and the keyboard (a standard QWERTY) if isn't working properly: When I press the "Left Ctrl" key it's enable/disable Airplaine Mode and opens the Outlook app. When I press the "Left Shitt" key it's reduces the volume. When I press the...
  38. G

    Question Certain keys not working on keyboard.

    I have an Asus x541UVK running Windows 10 and a few days ago, the 6, 7, y, u, h, j, n, and m keys stopped functioning on my laptop. I tried disconnecting and reconnecting the keyboard ribbon cable but it didn't make a difference. My c key has now also stopped working. An external keyboard works...
  39. naxenthe

    Question Lenovo Ideapad 330-15IKB - Keyboard/Touchpad Issues

    Running Windows 10 on an Ideapad 330-15IKB. Started having issues yesterday with the keyboard - the cursor would revert to the beginning of the line while typing, making it impossible to type a legible sentence. It also started typing by itself on the log-in screen, making it hard to type my...
  40. V

    Question Lenovo keyboard troubleshoot

    Hello! I have Lenovo Ideapad 330 laptop and got it for more than a year now, it works perfect and just as good as it should be, around 2/3 months ago I started having this super annoying problem and that some of the keys in my keyboard (few letters and one number) hardly respond and I have to...
  41. Y

    Question Built-in keyboard not working (Acer Aspire ES 15 Laptop)

    Hi everyone. I have a strange problem. My laptop's built-in keyboard is not working inside Windows. It is a software-driver problem, because I can open the settings or the boot menu (F12). I can also enter bios and text, and every key works properly. However, when Windows is booted, not a...
  42. M

    Solved! Lenovo Legion Y720 internal keyboard conflicting (or not?) with external one

    Hi all! Recently I've started having issues with keyboard of my Lenovo Y720-15IKB - key caps falling off, one key sometimes not responding, so I got an external one. At some moments, keyboards would somehow conflict, and a key (not always the same one, it mostly happens during gaming, so it...
  43. Lucaskp4

    Question Lenovo NI 1401 laptop keyboard (or motherboard) issue

    Hi there! I'm an electronic technician and I tried almost everything to solve this problem (except replacing the motherboard). My laptop is with some keyboard issue that I can't solve. The issue is that some keys don't work properly. They are: 'Esc', '2', 'w', 's', 'x' and 'z'. These keys...
  44. nidelimit

    Question My external keyboard is typing radom keys when I'm writting

    Hi, i'm using an asus laptop and I don't usually like the feeling of the keyboards of laptops, and I plugged in my Mad Catz cyborg v7, but when I type a letter, for example, Z it types z1, or when I type 5, it types 45. I've tried uninstalling the drivers and installing again, changing the...
  45. S

    Solved! Deleted Standard PS/2 keyboard by mistake while trying to fix keyboard. Help? How to install it again

    My laptop suddenly stopped working. While searching the internet for solutions, one said delete and use a driver installer to download it again. Well, deleting was successful. Installing again doesn't work. How do I get back my Standard PS/2 keyboard driver installed? I am using an asus Gl702VT...
  46. C

    Question Keyboard Keys Sometimes don't work

    Certain Keys on my keyboard will fail to function at random. So far I have noticed the B, SPACEBAR, and ARROW keys fail to work. The strange part is that if one fails to work none work, and if one works they all work. My drivers are up to date and unable to be rolled back. I have a Dell...
  47. R

    Solved! [Acer Nitro 5] Some of my keyboard buttons keep stopping working

    It's not every button, it's just like 10 probably: S, K, O, Ctrl, Backspace and some numbers They randomly freeze and dont want to work when and its so annoying when i play games where the S button is important so like its annoying all the time and it's been like this since like a month ago...
  48. D

    jumbled numbers on keyboard

    i been using the marvo KG935 for a while now and suddenly the number keys got mixed up (not the numpad). For example when i press number 2 it comes out as 6, 3 as 7, 4 as 8 and so on. Please somebody help :( and thanks! (sorry for bad english)
  49. S

    Solved! Keyboard on Samsung SmartTV not working

    Have a Samsung 8000 Smart TV . When trying to enter my wireless internet password, the remote does not type on the keyboard. I know it is not that remote because I tried another Samsung remote that I paired (works on another set). I have done all the things, such as factory reset, unplugging...
  50. corinne44

    Solved! Razer Blade 14 No Keyboard Functionally After Exposure to Moisture

    The built-in keyboard and touchpad buttons on my Razer Blade 14" gaming laptop are not responding to key input. This occurred shortly after a few drops of water entered the bottom right corner of my laptop keyboard. Shortly after this happened, I attached my USB cooling fan in an attempt to...
  51. dipudangol

    why my laptop keyboard not working properly and on such event on removing power chord laptop shutting down immediately?

    I have a dell 5359 and its nearly 3 years old. Recently I am having problem which is often while charging, my keyboard stops working properly. The problem with the keyboard is that I can not type the same key consecutively but on non consecutive key stroke it works fine and on such events if i...
  52. danielxfx

    Solved! My laptop keyboard is typing square brackets when I press R T I simultaneously

    I have a Dell Inspiron 13 with default settings, original hardware and windows and no virus. For the keyboard settings I use English (Australia) and Portuguese (Brazil ABNT). With Australia Settings I get open brackets [ and with Portuguese I get closing brackets ] when the 3 letters are pressed...
  53. S

    Question External keyboard - Enter not working

    Hi everyone, I want to use an external Keyboard on my laptop. Everything seems to be working except the ENTER button. Even ' more advanced' buttons like play, stop, home, capslock etc are working fine. The only exception is the enter button. Laptop: DELL Latitude E5450 Keyboard...
  54. Arom_pd

    Solved! Lenovo legion y520 wont start after cleaning..

    Hi, I cleaned my laptop yesterday following every steps carefully without any missteps except for a flat cable that I broke trying to replug it to the mother bord while remounting the laptot. Ive seen on the net that this flat cable was linked to the keyboard. It was one of the last ones...
  55. Boxstep

    Question Acer laptop some keys not working(not ordinary)

    Hello, i will keep it short. I changed thermo paste cleaned dust put everything back like i always do. I turned computer on - fan spinning power light on but hdd led blinked once and display was off. I removed ram and hdd few times changed ram slots volia somehow everything worked again what a...
  56. S

    Solved! HP Laptop Keybboard

    Hi there, So I have a HP laptop, I'm unsure of the exact model but I've had it for a few years. Recently I gave it to my mum to use and she's having trouble using the laptop because of the keyboard. I used it myself and some of the keys work fine but if I hit the 'e' key it comes out with 'er'...
  57. helpmepls00003

    Asus ROG gaming keyboard

    my asus ROG gaming keyboard was fine this morning. But right now when i try to type something it comes like 4-5 letters than just 1. and when i try to play fortnite i can't move my guy, it looks like it is clitched or something. I have had this keyboard for maybe 4-5 months and i...
  58. Yarizu

    Question Holding Ctrl key locks every other key on the keyboard

    I bought a new keyboard, tried to play fortnite, but while holding the conrol key to crouch I couldn't do anything. I also got a problem where I couldn't pick up anything while holding shift (F is my pick up keybind). If you've got a solution I would be thankful.
  59. Dominator2000

    Thinkpads keyboard

    Hi, I recently tested the Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 1st gen keyboard from the store. She felt fantastic. But I decided to buy a third generation. I was expecting a similar keyboard. But I was very disappointed. The keyboard was much worse with this generation. She was not so booming. I read...
  60. M

    Question Liquid damage

    So i spilt soda on my macbook air. It primarily went on the number keyboards and air vent (I think that's what it's called). I've never had this done before, so stupid me wiped the soda off the computer and kept using it for about 40 minutes (when class was over). Then i decided to ask the...