my shift, caps lock, and tab keys are not working

Discussion in 'PC Hardware' started by AnimeFrostyFreak671, Nov 9, 2011.

  1. AnimeFrostyFreak671

    AnimeFrostyFreak671 MDL Junior Member

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    hey guys, can you please help me with this problem on my dad's laptop?
    for now i can only use the right shift.
    my dad's laptop is a dell inspiron 640m.
    is this a driver related issue?
     
  2. Nawzil

    Nawzil MDL Guru

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    I think this might be a hardware issue not driver related issue.
     
  3. R29k

    R29k MDL GLaDOS

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    Did you try rebooting the laptop :eek:
     
  4. AnimeFrostyFreak671

    AnimeFrostyFreak671 MDL Junior Member

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    Yup. Still didn't work.
     
  5. R29k

    R29k MDL GLaDOS

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    :eek:Maybe need new keyboard, am out of ideas.
     
  6. randomboy

    randomboy MDL Junior Member

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    try a compressed air can to try and clean near the affected keys. Has helped with my dell laptop.
     
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