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Problems with Laptop Keyboard

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Woffiedog_1, May 25, 2005.

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  1. Woffiedog_1

    Woffiedog_1 Thread Starter

    Nov 29, 2004

    This morning when I booted my laptop (Dell C800) I found that a diagonal "column" of keys was not working (6,7,y,u,h,j,n,m). :( The keyboard was working last night. Any ideas or am I hosed?

    Thanks for your help!

  2. CouchMaster


    May 26, 2003
    That doesn't sound any good. Have you tried rebooting a few times to see if that cleared up the problem?
    I'd check the Dell website to see if that problem is mentioned.
  3. Lurker1


    Jan 30, 2001
    You probably need to remove the keyboard and reseat the connector to the system board. They have a way of working their way loose which can cause problems like this. Remove all the screws with a K on the back of the computer. Watch when removing the keyboard as the keys are fragile and fall off easily. BOL
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