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Right half of keyboard is not working

By lewis0001
Sep 19, 2011
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  1. hello... i was using my computer and it started to play up.... i rebooted and on start up i got a weird beeping sound until i switched it off, when i got it on the right half of my laptop doesn't work.. an example is no numbers work "o" doesn't work when i press "k" i get "lk" or "l" is "lk" and so on. i am having to use on screen keyboard, i believe the problem is numlock is enabled but i cant use the fn key either i also tried to use a key mapper and when i pressed o it thought it was the -> key i am running windows vista home premium on a toshiba l300d laptop
     
  2. dappfjnapt

    dappfjnapt TS Rookie

    It sounds like the keyboard has actually failed. The beeps on startup indicate one of the keys is stuck down. You can try using a gas duster to clean out under the keys, but it might be the matrix underneath that's become stuck together. If that's the case it'll have to be replaced.
     
  3. UnrealPixel

    UnrealPixel TS Rookie

    Hi, I have your solution right here my friend (I made an account for this)

    Well lets get right into the solutions

    Mouse keys

    Windows 10
    1. Right-click the Windows "Start" button at the bottom left of your screen.
    2. Left-click "Control Panel"
    3. Left-click "Ease of Access Center"
    4. Left-click "Make the keyboard easier to use"
    5. Uncheck "Turn on Mouse Keys"
    6. Left-click "Ok"
    7. Restart your laptop.
    Windows 7
    1. Left-click the Windows "Start" button at the bottom left of your screen.
    2. Left-click "Control Panel"
    3. Left-click "Ease of Access Center"
    4. Left-click "Make the keyboard easier to use"
    5. Uncheck "Turn on Mouse Keys"
    6. Left-click "Ok"
    7. Restart your laptop
    If this was the solution to your problem you are finished, if the problem still exists please follow further solutions down below.

    Standard PS/2 keyboard

    Windows 10
    1. Right-click the Windows "Start" button at the bottom left of your screen.
    2. Left-click "Device Manager"
    3. Left-click the arrow ">" before "Keyboards"
    4. Double left-click on "Standard PS/2 Keyboard"
    5. Left-click the tab "Driver"
    6. Left-click "Uninstall"
    7. Left-click "Ok"
    8. Restart your laptop
    Windows 7
    1. Left-click the Windows "Start" button at the bottom left of your screen.
    2. Left-click "Control Panel
    3. Left-click "Device Manager"
    4. Left-click the arrow ">" before "Keyboards"
    5. Double left-click on "Standard PS/2 Keyboard"
    6. Left-click the tab "Driver"
    7. Left-click "Uninstall"
    8. Left-click "Ok"
    9. Restart your laptop
    If this was the solution to your problem you are finished, if the problem still exists please follow further solutions down below.

    Downgrade your Touchpad driver (Make sure you have Administrator rights!)

    Windows 10
    1. Right-click the Windows "Start" button at the bottom left of your screen.
    2. Left-click "System"
    3. Left-click "Advanced system settings"
    4. Left-click the tab "Hardware"
    5. Left-click "No (your device might not work as expected)"
    6. Left-click "Save Changes"
    7. Left-click "Ok"
    8. Right-click the Windows "Start" button at the bottom left of your screen.
    9. Left-click "Device Manager"
    10. Left-click the arrow ">" before "Mice and other pointing devices"
    11. Double left-click "Lenovo pointing device/drivers" (Its 1 of the 2 its 1: Device 2: Drivers, I forgot which of the 2 was the right one.)
    12. Left-click the tab "Driver"
    13. Left-click "Uninstall"
    14. Left-click "Ok"
    15. Restart your laptop.
    Windows 7
    1. Left-click the Windows "Start" button at the bottom left of your screen.
    2. Left-click "Control Panel"
    3. Left-click "System"
    4. Left-click "Advanced system settings"
    5. Left-click the tab "Hardware"
    6. Left-click "No (your device might not work as expected)"
    7. Left-click "Save Changes"
    8. Left-click "Ok"
    9. Left-click the Windows "Start" button at the bottom left of your screen.
    10. Left-click "Control Panel"
    11. Left-click "Device Manager"
    12. Left-click the arrow ">" before "Mice and other pointing devices"
    13. Double left-click "Lenovo pointing device/drivers" (Its 1 of the 2 its 1: Device 2: Drivers, I forgot which of the 2 was the right one.)
    14. Left-click the tab "Driver"
    15. Left-click "Uninstall"
    16. Left-click "Ok"
    17. Restart your laptop.
    I hope this helped you out! Have a nice day :D
     

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