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Keyboard making computers go into standby

By MrReaper · 5 replies
Nov 15, 2007
  1. For no apparent reason, my keyboard has made both my desktop and laptop go into standby when its plugged in. My keyboard is a Saitek Eclipse. I havn't done anything to my keyboard to make this happen and theres no standby button on it. I had googled but had no luck. Anyone know how to stop this? I don't want to buy a new keyboard seeing as this cost me around £30 and dont too much money to buy a new one.
    There are no drivers available on the manufacturers site as it is a standard plug and play USB keyboard.
     
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    Saitek keyboards do occasionally screw up. A new one is the only answer.
     
  3. MrReaper

    MrReaper TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I really want to avoid buying a new one. I don't understand how this can happen out of the blue. I'm willing to try anything to get it working again.
     
  4. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    It is hardware failiure, not a software one.

    In order to fix it you would need to pull it all apart and figure out where the problem lies.

    If it is a faulty membrane then your chances of fixing it are zero.


    I have fixed a few keyboards in the past so if you decide to open it im im quite happy to help as much as i can.
     
  5. MrReaper

    MrReaper TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Well I've had the keyboard for over a year so I guess I can't really void the warranty lol.
    Its almost 1:30am and not in the right frame of mind to open it today lol.
    If I get time tomorrow, I will open it up and post what I see.
     
  6. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    If you can, take some pictures of anything you need help with.
     
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