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My lenovo 120s ideapad keyboard wont work help!

Q: My lenovo 120s ideapad keyboard wont work help!

I brought my laptop less than 2 weeks ago and earlier today I couldn't use my keyboard I have no idea why as i haven't been into my settings. Are there anyway my keyboard would work again. Is it frozen please I would try anything that could help thanks Best regards

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=( I would have gladly paid another $25 bucks for that 70˘ connector. Do you guys think it's wired up? 

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Hi, i have a new lenovo ideapad 120s i just install win 10 pro but mai shortcuts key for volum, brightness, airplane mode, etc. is not working even when i press FN key +F1, F2,F3......etc. If some one knows to help me

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so yesterday afternoon, I was watching a youtube video and realized that the spacebar was no longer functioning as a play/pause button. I then realized that none of the other keys were working other than the power button. I followed the troubleshooting steps here. I did the last step, which seemed to work for a short time, yet when I went to youtube again and used the touchpad to forward the video, the keyboard stopped working again. I went to do step 3 again, but this time, it would continuously enter one letter. I shut down my laptop 3 times, and the same thing happened all 3 times. finally, I let the battery drain and powered it on this morning. the keyboard can no longer be fixed by use of step 3. I am using the on-screen keyboard now which is very time-consuming and which has been working throughout this entire process.

A:help! ideapad 120s keyboard not working

Hi mgloria,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Would connecting an external USB keyboard work?
 
As mentioned on the guide, " If failed keys do not work, the issue should be PC hardware issue with high possiblity" , you may need to call in technical support for the issue.
 
Update us how things go.
 
Regards

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My lenovo laptop will not power up!! I just got it in march and This morning i unplug it and when i press the power button it lights up for about 2 seconds then shuts off again i dont know what to do i dont want to lose it. It was alot of money please help me fix this problem.Thanks

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Hi, I have a new Lenovo ideapad 120s which came with Windows 10. My daughter got a popup for a bios update and clicked without knowing what it was. After the bios update the screen is dark after reboot so I suspect the computer is now bricked. I found a tutorial for resetting the bios by disconnecting the battery, but that didn't work. I was wondering if this model has a way of overwriting the bios via usb (I've seen descriptions of such a solution for other Lenovo models)? Full name / model: Lenovo ideapad 120S-14IAPModel name: 81A5

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This IDEAPAD 120S I purchased from Best Buy recently has only 32GB HD. I purchased a 64GB expansion sd card however the update to Creators Update still says "need 8GB free". With a barebones fresh install there is very little free HD space for the update. Thanks,

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Hello good day maam and sir! I need help, I am a tech..how to fix bios i accendentaly stop during the update BIOS flashing process...and now thers only light from the power and the left side of battery will flasing lights...Lenovo ideapad 120s-11ap..please i need your support with my problem..

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Nowhere in the documentation, web site is any info about what kind of controller and hence what size SD cards this model is supporting.Even Lenovo tech support doesn't know that info!I am really hesitant to buy a SDXC card of +32GB only to find out it supports on SDHC cards, thus limited to 32GB... thanks for any useful info, Ralf

A:What kind of SD card controller is in a Lenovo IdeaPad 120S-11AIP? SDHC or SDXC compatible?

Hi ITWorxLA,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
As per system overview :
IO port: Memory card slot (SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC)
 
Platform specification:
One microSD Card slot, supports up to 2TB
 
Usually there would be stickers on the box or laptop to indicate the format it also supports.
You can try to find/borrow  a spare 32GB SDXC to test first before purchase.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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HelloAfter a month of use, the keyboard and the touch unexpectedly turn off in the Lenovo ideapad 320-15IAPAfter starting Operation system, only 2 keys work - the brightness adjustment (f11 f12)The power button, which is located on the keyboard, for a single press, does not turn off the laptopOnly pressing power buton for 5 seconds turn off the laptop at the BIOS stage keyboard works fine Its turn of at once Operation System startingResetting the BIOS to the default settings, updating the BIOS version did not give resultsreinstaling Operation system, starting another operation system from usb flash - the same resultkeyboard is in the device manager(windows), but nothing worksdifferent advice from the forums lenovo to other models (such as hold down the power button or novo button for 15 seconds) also tried any ideas?

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I recently bought the ideapad 2in1 14" laptop/tablet.  When I put it in tablet mode, it won't bring up the on-screen keyboard.  I try to turn it on in settings and it says "could not start on-screen keyboard"  How do I fix this?  I already had to return the first one I bought because 4 of the keys wouldn't work.  Now this!  So frustrating.  I'm thinking of returning this one and staying away from Lenovo if I can't get it to work.  Can someone please help?

A:Ideapad 2in1 On Screen Keyboard wont work

Good day and welcome to the community.Please provide more information about your system (model, OS, recent updates, etc), otherwise it will be difficult for the community to assist you. We will also be able to confirm that your post is in the proper forum.Regards.

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Hello technical support team, Some keys in my keyboard do not work at al e.g. 5, 6, A, S, D, etc. the others work fine. I have struggled on the internet and applied almost all posible solutions but they did not solve my problem. I found this threat that is likely the same my issue, but it does not work too https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-update-winpc/lenovo-ideapad-100s-11iby-... Could you please advise as my laptop is useless now? My computer information as belowType: 100S-11IBY Laptop (ideapad)Serial Number: YD******Machine Type Model: 80R2001FUSOperating System: Windows 10 Home @ 2016 (32 bits)Processor: Inter(R) Atom(TM) CPU Z3735F @ 1.33 GHz 1.33 GHzRam: 2 GB Thank you very much Moderator note: serial number removed to prevent abuse.

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I am a new owner of a Ideapad 120S purchased yesterday on Black Friday.I have mostly owned Dell laptops previously. I am guessing that when I power the laptop the first thing I need to do is create a backup on a USB flash drive. Any gotchas I should know about?    

A:new owner of Ideapad 120S

Yep, backing up is a good practice.  
 
Other than that, you should be good to go.  Enjoy your new machine!

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Hi, I have a new Ideapad 120S that I really enjoy using.  However after only a few months use it won't accept Windows 10 Upgrade. I've put very little on this machine, probably no more than maybe 500 MB of files and installed programs.  There are no movies, no downloaded music, none of that. System cleanup has been done and Recycle Bin is empty.  It keeps telling me I need to delete 8 GB of data. Say whaaaat??  I show about 2 GB free right now. It's obvious that there is space being taken up, probably by a system file, perhaps hidden. I saw a number of posts online complaining about a large file associated with an upgrade taking up valuable space on this small 32GB drive.  So, what do I do?  I like the computer.  I understand the necessity of maintaining updates to the operating system. But something is really amiss here where such a new computer won't allow O/S updates.  What's the secret to opening up the drive space?  I don't want to return it because of this.  Thanks! Ken

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Hello, Yesterday i bought Ideapad 120S-14IAP and i have a problem with FN key. It does not work at all.  I installed Windows 10 Pro x64 , after that,  i installed all drivers from lenovo website. Windows is up to date.I tried a usb stick with Ubuntu 16.04  and FN works perfectly.  Seems to be a driver problem.I thought it was a fail driver. I dont know. PS. In BIOS is enabled FN key.     

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Hi! I've got Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Silver (https://www.alza.cz/EN/lenovo-ideapad-yoga-13-silver-d375124.htm), and while I am quite content with the device, my keyboard stopped working. I was wondering whether any of you might know and suggest an online reseller (official or otherwise), where I could get hold of a replacement keyboard. Now, I suppose backlit keyboard versions of newer Yoga laptops will not work I guess, will they? From what I have read Yoga 13 Silver does not have the slot required for backlit, but aside that, will the keyboard function and will it fit (dimension-wise)? If so, what is the voltage and current required? Would soldering a small battery to the backlit cable be a good idea (I accept the fact that I wouldn't be able to regulate it)? Thank you in advance!ck

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Hi! I've got Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Silver (https://www.alza.cz/EN/lenovo-ideapad-yoga-13-silver-d375124.htm), and while I am quite content with the device, my keyboard stopped working. I was wondering whether any of you might know and suggest an online reseller (official or otherwise), where I could get hold of a replacement keyboard. Now, I suppose backlit keyboard versions of newer Yoga laptops will not work I guess, will they? From what I have read Yoga 13 Silver does not have the slot required for backlit, but aside that, will the keyboard function and will it fit (dimension-wise)? If so, what is the voltage and current required? Would soldering a small battery to the backlit cable be a good idea (I accept the fact that I wouldn't be able to regulate it)? Thank you in advance!ck

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Is there any possibility or any other replacement for changing the keyboard

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halo all,i have ideapad 120smodel : 81a4intel celeron N3350i just bought on January 2018. after using it for about one week, the notebook system running very slow. i only open 2 applications, microsoft edge and Word. and it just oftenly lagging for about one and two minutes. the worst can be 5 minutes. what happened actually?very confuse???

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Sorry for the cross-post but thought it best to post a new topic to be specific.Following on from this topic... Are there any 120S variants that have eMMC and the M.2 port? Unless some variant shipped without the M.2 connector, I would suggest all of them have it. From the manual, even the 120S-11IAP with HDD variant still looks like it has the M.2 port - not that you can use it (the battery appears to interfere). In fact, if all variants ship with the M.2 connector, then the only variant that cannot use the M.2 port would be the 120S-11IAP with HDD, yes..?!?! The units without a HDD appear to have an "L" shaped battery pack that occupies the HDD location exposing the M.2 slot.Can anyone confirm whether the 81A400DNAU variant sold in Australia has the M.2 connector and "L" shaped battery pack...?

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Sorry for the cross-post but thought it best to post a new topic to be specific.Following on from this topic... Are there any 120S variants that have eMMC and the M.2 port? Unless some variant shipped without the M.2 connector, I would suggest all of them have it. From the manual, even the 120S-11IAP with HDD variant still looks like it has the M.2 port - not that you can use it (the battery appears to interfere). In fact, if all variants ship with the M.2 connector, then the only variant that cannot use the M.2 port would be the 120S-11IAP with HDD, yes..?!?! The units without a HDD appear to have an "L" shaped battery pack that occupies the HDD location exposing the M.2 slot.Can anyone confirm whether the 81A5008SAU variant sold in Australia has the M.2 connector and "L" shaped battery pack...?

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Brand new Ideapad 120S purchased last Friday.Just got around to powering up. Went into Windows 10 to create a recovery drive and get the common non-descript error "A problem ocurred while creating the recover drive". First I used a 16GB PNY in the rightUSB port.Second I tried a 32GB SanDisk in the left USB port. What do I do now? The laptop appears to be working.    

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Hello All, is it possible to replace my ideapad 310 15IKB 80 TV non backlit keyboard with a backlit one ?   

A:Lenovo Ideapad 310 replace keyboard with backlit keyboard ?

Hi Rohan,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community! And happy to have you here.
 
Sadly the backlit keyboard doesn't comes with IdeaPad 310 series.
 
I hope the above information helped you.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 Regards,Prabhansh_______________________________________________Tap that Kudos button if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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I have seen that on older models with emmc drive, there was an available m.2 slot on the motherboard where you could put in an m.2 drive. Can you do that in the ideapad 120s? I have the 11 inch model with emmc drive soldered to the motherboard. Thank you.

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Sorry for the cross-post but thought it best to post a new topic to be specific.Following on from this topic... Are there any 120S variants that have eMMC and the M.2 port? Unless some variant shipped without the M.2 connector, I would suggest all of them have it. From the manual, even the 120S-11IAP with HDD variant still looks like it has the M.2 port - not that you can use it (the battery appears to interfere). In fact, if all variants ship with the M.2 connector, then the only variant that cannot use the M.2 port would be the 120S-11IAP with HDD, yes..?!?! The units without a HDD appear to have an "L" shaped battery pack that occupies the HDD location exposing the M.2 slot.Can anyone confirm whether the 81A400DNAU or 81A5008SAU variants sold in Australia has the M.2 connector and "L" shaped battery pack...?

A:Possible storage upgrade on Ideapad 120s (81A400DNAU/81A5008SAU)..?

Hi benyamin74,
 
Greetings.
 
Using parts lookup for MTM 81A400DNAU:
Systemboard (part number 5B20P23796 MB 3N 81A4 N3350WIN UMA R4G32G, W/o Battery) no connector port 
   
Battery (part number 5B10P23779 BATTERY 3N 81A4/81A5 32W) is L shaped.

 
Regards
 

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Now I don't actually know if this is the correct subject to put this on, but when I looked for it the settings it said my laptop is an Ideapad 120S-11IAP, so this is close enough. Essentially the title. Usually happens when I'm playing games set in a Google Chrome window (likely HTML urls). Help would be appreciated, as it's annoying as hell to want to peek at a Youtube video and then go back to the game to see my progress has been lost.

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Hello everyone, bought this laptop couple of weeks ago, running fine EXCEPT... Right side USB3-port is somehow broken/malfunctioning/etc., when I plug in my external 500GB Transcend Storejet USB3 drive it won´t get detected at all, not in Windows (just updated to 1803 without cure), nor in UEFI setup or in Live Linux. In Windows, all that I get is constant Windows detection sound, that continues as long as drive is plugged in. Strange thing is that all other devices like mobile phones, USB sticks or mouse work just fine in that port. And same external drive works just fine when plugged into left side port. And of course in other computers as well. Maybe this is some kind of power issue? And if so is this a feature or system failure? One would assume that all ports can provide adequate power to USB devices?

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My keyboard is not working at all. None key is functional, repeate: none!!!An external usb keyboard works fine.Do you think it could be a driver problem or its a hardware problem? Thanks.

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Hi!Please if anyone knows for this model is there Croatian keyboard ANYWHERE? I bought this laptop in Germany and i searched all over the internet even the Lenovo site but i only found German one. Please if you know anyhow i can find Croatian keyboard that is compatible with this laptop coz i really need it. Thank You!

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I have a 100S-14IBR and a few days ago I realized that the keys with the interrogation function do not work, both keys do not work when before they worked, I would like to know some solution, thank you.

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Hello, i powered up my ideapad today which has been asleep for a few weeks and the keyboard doesnt type anymore, even an external keyboard plugged into a USB port didnt work, only the on screen keyboard allowed me to do anything.
I have tried rebooting, checking the drivers ect, even googling.
Im not sure where to go from here, im a bit technical but not great on this stuff.
Any help is appreciated, thanks.
 
 
Moderator comment: Subject and text edited to correct system type.

A:Lenovo Ideapad S10-3 Keyboard not working

It appears my Wifi adaptor is affected too, cant seem to turn it on anywhere........

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Hello,  I recently got myself a LENOVO ideapad 310, like just about close to less than a month ago and have faced several issues.  My cursor will start to become pixelated sometimes and become the normal cursor again, this has happened since the very beginning, but I chose to ignore it as it does not really affect much of my experience using this notebook.  It was up until just now, when I decided to play a game of League of Legends (Its not very graphic intensive), that my keyboard suddenly malfunctioned in the middle of it. Not knowing what is the problem, I couldn't quit the game either as the game menu can only be accessed via the Esc key. The surface suddenly became quite hot and I forcefully turned off my laptop as I always believed that restarting your computer is always a solution.  After the ideapad turned off, I couldn't turn it on for quite awhile, until I decided to hold the power button while it's off. It then turned on but it could not load past the LENOVO logo screen with the small circle at the bottom. After waiting for a good 30 minutes or so, I decided to turn it off once again and use the NOVO button. All while doing that, I had turned on a fan and blew at my laptop at max speed hoping it would cool down.  After using the NOVO button and a few turn ons and offs, the laptop started working normally again, and here I am posting on the forums.  There is no issue now, it's working perfectly fine. I hav... Read more

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Hi, want to know if there is backlight keyboard in ideapad 310 i7 7th gen? If there is then i cannot find how to turn it on. Kindly let me know, thank you!

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Hello, I purchased the notebook on June 3rd 2017.The keyboard had always problems.When I write in facebook or even in the Notepad program, either the first letter of some words is missing or it writes double letters.I have browsed this and other forums and haven't found any solution. Bios is updated. The lenovo companion does not have further updates. This is what I am going to do: I will mke (I was writining MAKE)  the reseller replace the computer every week uless (UNLESS) I will get a working machine.

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Hi all,  I've recently purchased the Ideapad yoga 13 secondhand without the backlit keyboard. I'm curious whether if I can replace my current keyboard with one that is backlit. Your responses will help me as I like to work in dim lit rooms more than brightly lit ones and a backlit keyboard will help me with productivity. Thank you! 

A:Lenovo Ideapad yoga 13 keyboard

hello
 
i am not sure but if you can find a keyboard with backlight have a look to see if your current keyboard has the same connections http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Genuine-Black-Keyboard-for-Lenovo-Yoga-3-Pro-2-in-1-ultrabook-Backlit-UK-S... link might be the one you are after but double check

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Hi,My ideapad wont turn onI was using it just last night and today it wont turn on ( i'd press tge power button and it wont do anything )I connected it to the charger but all that it would do is light up the charge indicator.I'd like to get it fixed. Thank you, Jazzmin G

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https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht505322 There doesn't seem to be 120s Fall Creators Update support? for what reason? If I try install Fall Creators Update from USB, does it allow install it or not? Most drivers are easy to search from internet, so not worried about drivers. It has Windows 10 s version by default, but it should be easy to install normal Windows 10 version for it?

A:Lenovo 120s Fall Creators Update support?

Hi runboy93,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Similar to other models not listed, system was not tested by Lenovo, and updated drivers may not be available.
It does not however prevent users from exploring the said build but do take note of the limitations that can be a challenge.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hi ... It's been since yesterday that the keyboard of my Lenovo Ideapad 320-15 years ago worked, it works in the bios. I tried a windows downgrade from 1803 to 1709 with a format without solving. In windows it tells me that the drivers are adequate. Do I have to bring it for assistance?

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As you know that the keyboard in this laptop is different the rshift is after the arrows which is never the case in any laptops...Hence I'm not able to find a keyboard guard for it...Could anyone please lemme know where I can find oneI don't want universal since it blurs the keys


























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I have some troubles replacing the keyboard of my laptop.Can anyone help me out?I can't get to the current keyboardThank you

A:Lenovo ideapad 310 15ISK keyboard replacement

Hi Tyrz,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
The keyboard goes with the entire upper case as a package.
Hardware manual (page 44-45) offers the step for the keyboard assembly / panel removal.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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It seems Lenovo made the right Shift key half its normal size and stuck the page up key next to it on the right. Every time I go to shift, (to capitalize the 1st letter of my sentence of when I type a name) I hit page up and my cursor jerks up to the next line (or several lines). This is beyond annoying!!!! Unfortunately I just realized this after I brought the computer home from Best Buy. Who the heck would look at the keyboard if all the letters and symbols and other keys are at the right place where they belong? I am used to the "normal" keyboard settings since 20 years and whenever I bought a new laptop I never checked the keyboards. I have no idea how I will re-train myself to reach waaaaaaay to the right with my right pinky to hit the Shift key. Anyone has a good suggestion?

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Hello, My laptop configuration:OS: Windows 10 64 bits (up-to-date)Model : Lenovo Ideapad Y700 15ISK (80NV)BIOS : CDCN37WW Five days ago the keyboard suddenly stopped to respond (nb : the Num Lock led remained on). I tried to restart Windows but since it could not (stucked on the reboot screen) I pressed the power button and heard a "clack" sound.When I restarted the computer the hard drive made some noices and the fans started to turn at high speed for ~3 seconds.NB : I upgraded to bios CDCN35WW few days before. After the incident I updated to CDCN37WW.  Today the problem happened again (keyboard not responding). Before trying to reboot I unpluged and pluged back my mouse (Lenovo gaming mouse). As I expected, it did not function once I pluged it back. I tried to log out before rebooting.At that time Windows crashed and I saw the BSOD for 1 second before the computer shut down and reboot showing the Novo Button Menu (the keyboard was still not responding at this time).I rebooted by pressing the power button, once again some worrysome electrical noices while I was doing so.The computer restarted and once again noices from the hard drive + fans at full speed. Any suggestion ? Are BIOS updates bugged ?Thanks in advance for any help. 

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I bought a Lenovo IdeaPad 100-15IBD a few days ago, and after a series of problems that I manage to fix, I woke up this morning to find out that my keyboard and touchpad are not working. Last night (about 9 hours ago) it was working fine. Anyone have any idea how can I fix this?

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Hello I got this new laptop a month ago, so it said that is has a backlit keyboard, I Tried using Fn + space but it won't work. 

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Hello   I have ideapad Y500. For last one month or so my builtin keyboard or keypad is acting. Some times  Numbers they types somethng else, one key writes two numbers.  Some times my "G" key doesn't do any thing....somet times my function keys F1  F2  F3 they don't work for few days.... This happened after an update from microsoft.Please suggest the remedy.... Regards

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Hello   I have ideapad Y500. For last one month or so my builtin keyboard or keypad is acting. Some times  Numbers they types somethng else, one key writes two numbers.  Some times my "G" key doesn't do any thing....somet times my function keys F1  F2  F3 they don't work for few days.... This happened after an update from microsoft.Please suggest the remedy.... Regards

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