Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop keyboard problem faulty or not?

By delph2222
Jul 16, 2011
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  1. Hi
    Please can anyone tell me if my keyboard is faulty or not ?
    Symptoms is i start the laptop up fine and works web, office etc but then after a few mintues it goes haywire and the mouse goes really erractic fire over the screen and wont stay in one place its like its got the shakes, Any know what my fault is a friend said to me that happened with him and his was faulty keyboard. Anyone any suggestions please ?
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,183   +225

    Yes, I would say replace the keyboard too
  3. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Posts: 3,797   +116

    The trackpad and the keyboard are separate - But the issues with the keyboard going haywire is definitely the sound of a faulty keyboard. I would replace this first.
  4. delph2222

    delph2222 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    dell 1525 keyboard ordered fitted and all working again thanks

    Thankyou for your replies i ordered a keyboard and it came the following morning, To remove the old dell keyboard was easy and i have fitted the new keyboard and all problems gone so end of problem and keyboard was cheap as well, dell quoted me silly money but found dell 1525 keyboard here, i am new to this and techspot say i am not allowed to post links but the keyboard i found was at coywood just do a search in google
    again thanks everyone dell laptop all fixed and working like new again
  5. delph2222

    delph2222 TS Rookie Topic Starter

  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,183   +225

    Fast service, glad you got the laptop working right once again. A faulty laptop keyboard CAN cause the touch pad to malfunction!

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