random keys not working

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by italian, Dec 17, 2011.

  1. italian

    italian MDL Novice

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    please could anyone help ?

    l had to replace my laptops keyboard now random keys don't work.

    thanks in advance for any help.
     
  2. italian

    italian MDL Novice

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    thanks for your reply .

    i went into keyboard properties but the driver tabs are greyed out?
     
  3. italian

    italian MDL Novice

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    do i still need drivers to run a laptops keyboard?

    i cant see any windows updates for keyboad?

    i will buy an usb to see if that works?
     
  4. drizzle

    drizzle MDL Novice

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    maybe it is worth testing with MS-DOS or some Linux Live CD just to make sure the keyboard is really OK
     
  5. italian

    italian MDL Novice

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    #5 italian, Dec 20, 2011
    Last edited: Dec 20, 2011
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    please how do i test with MS-DOS?

    i did try reverting to a system restore point prior to the keyboard change.
     
  6. urie

    urie Moderator
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    Try checking the connection cable , remember you have just tried to replace keyboard I think more hardware problem than software i,e, drivers.
     
  7. italian

    italian MDL Novice

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    Ive reinstalled win 7

    Ive removed kb\ uninstalled\ reinstalled kb drivers in device manager

    Ive noticed there are 2 HID keyboard devices in device manager?

    Ive tried an usb kb that works fine.