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    hey guys, sorry, in a rush,

    my friends laptop's keyboard has gone dead. completly dead, none of the keys work. no new hardware or software apparently.

    she runs windows xp.
    i can't see an driver updates, but would that fix it? i think it said it was just a standard microsoft 101/102 key keyboard.

    any tips rewarded.
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    (Original post by Ollie)
    hey guys, sorry, in a rush,

    my friends laptop's keyboard has gone dead. completly dead, none of the keys work. no new hardware or software apparently.

    she runs windows xp.
    i can't see an driver updates, but would that fix it? i think it said it was just a standard microsoft 101/102 key keyboard.

    any tips rewarded.
    Erm well our sound drivers were knackered a bit ago and updates managed to fix it, wouldn't hurt i guess.
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    Sounds like a loose connection form the keyboard to the motherboard, its easy to fix.
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    (Original post by amazingtrade)
    Sounds like a loose connection form the keyboard to the motherboard, its easy to fix.
    apparently a few stopped first if that helps...
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    (Original post by Ollie)
    apparently a few stopped first if that helps...
    You mean a few keys stopped working? It probably won't be a driver issue as the keyboard needs to work with the BIOS, ask him to try if he/she can get into the BIOS setup screen, if they can its a software fault.

    Laptops are moved around all the time so loose connections are common, the keyboard should left off some how and their will be ribbon connector to the motherboard, this may have just come loose. I've never seen any dead keyboards on laptops unless drinks been spilt in them.
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    Oddly enough my keyboard just broke too. The keys just stopped working. I had to replace it with an older one and it is a bit aqward since this one is a wave keyboard or whatever. I thought at first that it was just the batteries but they were fine.
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    Any drinks spilled in there lately?
 
 
 
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