Windows Registry Editor Version 5. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the. I have to get home and explore my computer some, but I know I've seen how to fix this. Tip You can also try blowing away any debris in the spaces between your keys using a can of. If I want to write, for example, I have to use the virtual keyboard. No cap lock or number lock on.
You take out the battery. I ordered a new flex cable on the internet. The keyboard now works perfectly, though I still have to find an F6 key to replace the missing one. I've looked at the device manager file and the keyboard and network adaptors all have the yellow dots. Since these use nothing of the current Windows install, if it works, it proves it' a Windows issue.
} Now, you'll have a smaller window. For more prompt answers to your unique problem create your own original question. But I do believe that the situation could and probably will happen again. If your notebook 's keyboard is completely disabled , use the cursor or touch pad to complete the task. Try this: Reboot and press F8. As I am just a silly little program running on the BleepingComputer.
Num Lock is used to switch between the primary function numbers and secondary functions arrow keys, Home, Del, etc. I used a piece of tape to limit movement of the ribbon once it was working. Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run. FireVault is not compatible with certain computer passwords, that was the issue. Discussion in '' started by MarySarfde DeGloria,. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up.
Now I'm not sure if any of the circuitry has bad solder joint or a ribbon cable had a broken wire or if a short circuit on the board occurred. The only button that was still working was the power button. This is why I believe the whole bluetooth message shows up while booting 2. Cables can be jostled, causing them to come unplugged. If they are, gently straighten them with your fingernail. My trackpad was replaced by Apple in September of 2012 as it gradually began to become unresponsive.
You will need to hold these keys down simultaneously in step 4. Thank you for your patience, and again sorry for the delay. On-Screen Keyboard has three typing modes you can use to type data: In clicking mode, you click the on-screen keys to type text. If that works, shut down normally and reboot normally. I have model: L55-a and keyboard stopped working for no reason.
In hovering mode, you use a mouse or joystick to point to a key for a predefined period of time, and the selected character is typed automatically. In most cases, restarting your computer will resolve these issues. If the button is present, press it to enable your keyboard. I can't change the Settings because I can't finish startup -- I can't enter the password because the computer doesn't recognize that the keyboard exists. The amount of time it takes to complete the above process varies, depending on the speed and size of the computer.
Then shut-down the system and restarted normally, still working. Ok, for those poor souls that nothing has worked so far yet… like mine… Of course dependent on the design of your MacBook and could affect any other MacBook, as I was able to verify with a friend. Hi George, Apology for the delay in response. When going to the accessories menu to try a restore, the restore menu is blank. Then you put your mac on a baking tray and rinse it with distilled water - humidity doesn't kill a computer, it's the salts that does or the milk.
I was so happy because i thought i was never going to access all my precious data. JanB by In my case it was not a hardware problem! Restart the computer and let me know if things are running fine. I keep the computer in hybrinate mode I powered it on it loaded up fine but keyboard wouldn't work only the num lock button was illuminated and sometimes caps lock would light up after restarting it few times. I will give you steps to recover from both Windows and in Repair Mode that uses different drivers and should work if Windows won't. Or do I have a hardware problem? For example, when I go to wake it from sleep to unlock it, the keyboard's Number lock and Caps lock keys do not want to light up. One of the wires in the cable was not conducting the electricity anymore.