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Q: Keyboard not found

When I boot, I receive the "keyboard not found" message. It worked yesterday, but I restarted today after checking another drive and I receive the error. After connecting my original drive, I still get the error. Your help is appreciated.

Preferred Solution: Keyboard not found

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Keyboard not found

Is it usb or PS2 keyboard? You didn't happen to unplug it and replug into mouse port? Maybe your keyboard or port is bad. If you have access to another keyboard try one. You could also check your driver in the control panel (Keyboard) (Hardware) (Properties) (Driver). Check driver details or try to update the driver or roll back the driver.

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DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Daniel at 1:04:54,90 on 12/06/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_20Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.34.3082.18.2046.1313 [GMT -3:00]AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {BCF43643-A118-4432-AEDE-D861FCBCFCDF}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exec:\Archivos de programa\Microsoft Security Essentials\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exesvchost.exeC:\Archivos de programa\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvcC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Archivos de programa\SigmaTel\C-Major Audio\WDM\stsystra.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\WLTRAY.exeC:\Archivos de programa\Microsoft Security Essentials\msseces.exeC:\Archivos de programa\Replay Media Catcher\FLVSrvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\fireface.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\firefacemix.exeC:\Archivos de programa\Archivos comunes\Java\Java Update\jusched.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDLL32.exeC:\WINDOWS... Read more

A:keyboard not found in my notebook

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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This is my problem:

I run windows 7 home 64 bit.
I have bought a 3.0 bluetooth keyboard. it says: works with apple windows. Next I bought a bluetooth radiodevice (that tiny usb 2.0-thing)

I plugged in the usb-BT-device. Automatically windows started installing the drivers. successful. and it flashes a light every now and then.

I put in new batteries in the keyboard. pressed the connect button 5 seconds. The keyboard is flashing a blue light.

I went to 'services' to check that bluetooth is enabled. True.

Nothing happens now.
I went to 'add a bluetooth device' under hardware, and it is still busy searching, but nothing happens.

All this I have repeated several times in different orders, but no changes.

Can anyone help me out. What am I missing here? or is something just broke when I bought it. All are new, not second hand.

Thank you.

A:Bluetooth keyboard not found or not working?

Hello and welcome Floris mate soem sytem specs would be handy System Info - See Your System Specs

and just what is the model of the KB?? and did it come with any sofware??

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Max Keyboard Blog | BEYOND LIMITS for anyone who wishes to browse their site to find an answer.

Got myself an x9 for christmas, went to put it on my Desktop (Win7 64bit) and the backlighting turned on but the keyboard would not respond to typing. Went and tried it on my Thinkpad x131e (Windows 8) and it works perfectly on there.

Ok the keyboard is working, good. Now time to fix it on my desktop.

Uninstalled my old keyboard drivers (K120 Logitech,) restarted, then plugged in the x9. Hardware found noise turns on. Searches for drivers, done. Try to type with it, doesn't work.

If I navigate to Start -> Control Panel -> Devices and Printers I see a device called "Gaming Keyboard" which is the x9 with a (!) trouble shoot icon. If I run through the troubleshooting it searches for the drivers but it cannot find them. Turned off my firewall, removed MSE and turned off defender, uninstalled my virus checkers. Nothing, still doesn't want to fetch the drivers.

I don't have a massive knowledge of computers so any help from you guys would be fully appreciated!

*added* I've contacted customer support as well but although they are pretty helpful I don't think they've encountered this problem before and they are throwing me in circles.

A:Max Nighthawk x9 keyboard drivers not found

I have the X8 and I don't remember having that problem, as it should work when you plug it up. Have you tried plugging it into different USB ports on your desktop?

Here is a link with a User Guide, Data Sheet and Software for programmable keys, etc.

Max Keyboard Support

Edit: Have you restarted the desktop, with the keyboard plugged up, and let it boot back into windows?

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When i start up my laptop i get this message:

Phoenix SecureCore(tm) NB
Copyright 1985-2008 Phoenix Technologies Ltd.
All Rights Reserved

CPU8 AMD Athlon(tm) II Dual-Core M300

632K System RAM Passed
2814M Extended RAM Passed
1024 KB L2 Cache
System BIOS shadowed
Video BIOS shadowed
Fixed Disk 0: WDC WD2500BEVT-222CT0
Mouse Initialized
0211: Keyboard error

Press <F1> to resumeClick to expand...

My mouse pad isn't working, it doesnt detect the hardware when i go into device manager I have to view hidden files to see that my Alps pointing-device has a warning sign, it says that
the device is not present, is not working properly or does not have all it's drivers installedClick to expand...

, when i try to update it, it says that this is the latest version .

For my keyboard it's different,

When i start up my keyboard doesnt work, i go to device manager and it's under keyboard and it's name is Launch Manager
because it also launches touch-sensitive items above the keyboard, i roll-back the driver to Standard PS/2 keyboard to get it working, but when i press Caps Lock or Num Lock it stops because when i usually press it, it lights up above the keyboard just like the touch-sensitive items. So i have to go back to device manager and update it to Launch manager to get it working again, but when i press Caps Lock or Num Lock i have to update to Launch Manager and the cycle continues

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A:Mouse and Keyboard hardware not found


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im not found scroll lock key on keyboard of my laptop model envy 360 15-w101tx plz say it is where

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I recently went into my bios and was fiddling with the USB speed. I changed it from Hi Speed to Full Speed to check how fast it really was in comparison. When I realized I couldn't use my USB keyboard to get back *into* BIOS, I reset by using the jumpers.

Now I can use the keyboard, but I get an aggravating "Keyboard not Found" that I have to hit F1 to bypass. Worst part is, the option to disable it halting on keyboard not being found is already set to bypass it.

What could be causing this?

A:Keyboard not found on POST; Still works

Borrow a PS2 keyboard and see if the "Keyboard not Found" error stops. You might try getting back into the bios and select "load failsafe defaults". Legacy USB devices may have to be enabled

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I'm trying to run my dell desktop but whenever windows beings to boot up i get an error message that says keyboard drivers not found press f2 for setup but my keyboard won't work. Any suggestions?

A:Keyboard drivers not found on XP startup

Simple. Get a new keyboard. If your PC supports a PS/2 keyboard then use that. Or make sure that USB is enabled in the BIOS. Difficult to enter the BIOS if your keyboard doesnt work. Clear the CMOS directly on the motherboard. Check your manual for instructions. Easiest way is the power off PC, unplug the kettle load then take the side off the case. Next locate the watch battery and carfefully remove it. Wait 10 seconds then press and hold the power on button for 30 seconds. Put the battery back in and power up the PC again and hopefully USB will work and you will have control over the keyboard.

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I have this HP keyboard with my pc. Unfortanetly, a program i am running requires i need a scroll lock key, and there is none that i can find on the pc. Can you tell me where it is located on the keyboard for my desktop pc? Thanks in advanced!

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A:Scroll Lock key not found on my keyboard

Some smaller pc keyboards DO NOT HAVE A Scroll lock key. In the end, i ended up purchasing a new keyboard that was not the HP brand one i had above... to solve this issue. Im suprised you guys don't know about the smaller keyboards that you make yourself not having a scroll lock key on them.

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Hello, When looking for a replacement to switch from a US to an Azerty BE backlit keyboard, 2 different references appear:- NBL KBD,BE,DFN - 01HW247- NBL KBD,BE,CHY - 01ER957 What's the right one or what's the difference? Thank you for helping. 


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A:Several references found for a P51 Azerty Belgian keyboard: which one is the right one?

Two different suppliers of the keyboard.  Darfon (I think) and Chicony.  There may be some differences in exact "feel" or other aspects, but the base functions should be the same.

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ACPI\VEN_HPQ&DEV_8001 reports device works without problem code and power state D0, with also latest Eset keyboard filter that even the external keyboard doesn't have a problem with. tried reinstalling at device driver and only keyboard filter. indicator lights do not turn on, worked okay for a while, updated BIOS D0 S0 Power state Bit27 Int 9h supported - 1 (Yes)Bit9 Plug and Play supported - 0 (No) HP Keyboard Filter driver status 0180000AI/O Range 0064IRQ 01 No Conflicts The only odd thing is: USB Host Controller: Port 9: DeviceGeneralFailure ?? But of course that's the Intel USB hub, could someone please provide the latest drivers suggested for that hub? Had this problem when I was working with Windows 10 Insider 14936, now running 14951 and upgrading to 14986. Windows Update doesn't provide Intel drivers that good and of course your registry entries for your drivers aren't documented. BIOS doesn't light the wireless key but the device is in device manager! Many thanks in advance, for technically explaining how you develop your drivers. Koolholio

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Or Del to enter setup.

Get this error message with my Logitech G11. It has worked fine before on Windows 7. I had to reset my bios, which, I think, is now the problem.

What settings to I have to alter for the system to either Autoskip the message, or not let it generate the message at all and just start up like it usually would?

A:Keyboard not found, press F1 to skip message

Plug the keyboard into a rear USB port that is part of the motherboard. Not an add on card or front panel.

In bios, ensure USB Keyboard Support is yes or active.

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Just checking, it seems like something is still wrong on this computer.

just using a standard plain usb keyboard. All of a sudden this morning, when she was changing a plain ordinary mouse, the keyboard quit working. it works on another computer. the mouse works, while using the same usb port.

in device manager, there is no entry for Keyboard. in devices and printers, way down at the bottom, a "usb multimedia" keyboard shows, but when I try to look at the drivers, there are several drivers, and I cannot delete, or disable any. Looking at the HID compliant consumer control device driver details, there are no drivers.

Device Manager/Keyboard: shows keyboard. there are speed settings, but in the hardware tab, no name, manufacturer, location or device status.

Just in case, with all of the problem we have had lately, I did some scans. the dss scan seems strange.

Is it?

Windows 7 Service Pack 1 x64 NTFS
Internet Explorer 9.0.8112.16421
Motherboard: FOXCONN | | 2AB1
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 840T Processor | CPU 1 | 783/200mhz
==== Disk Partitions =========================
C: is FIXED (NTFS) - 918 GiB total, 825.115 GiB free.
D: is FIXED (NTFS) - 13 GiB total, 1.549 GiB free.
E: is CDROM ()
F: is Removable
G: is Removable
H: is Removable
I: is Removable
J: is Removable
K: is CDROM ()
M: is NetworkDisk (NTFS) - 466 GiB total, 127.913 GiB free.
P: is NetworkDisk (NTFS) - 466 GiB total, 127.913 GiB free.
R: is NetworkDisk (NTFS) - 273 GiB total, 148... Read more

A:Keyboard not found - EPP - disabled - getting tired of this on my wife's computer

Some place I saw a message that windows updates was set to no update hareware files, but I can't find where to change that.

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Hello guys

( I have tried to ask this to other forums, but yet no help!)
I have just into extreme pressure of this problem right now.

Here is what happens:-

Window loads--> loading personal setting--> Then it shows a box :-

VisualToolTip.exe - Entry Point Not Found
The procedure entry point GetProcessImageFileNameA could not be located in the dynamic library PSAPI.DLL

I tried to click OK and after sometime, I can not click anywhere. Even my keyword doesn't work anymore.

I tried to go to Safe Mode, but F8 key is not working because keyboard turns off during the boot. And it is turned on when after window is loaded... then the message comes up and then stays there forever. The only key works is the Start Up key, but no other keys work.

I thought of formatting, but when pc loads from CD and asks to press any key... I can not press any KEY........

I have seen many problem and have solved them myself but this one I can not do anything and I feel like I am locked out.

Please help me guys! Help!!!

Thanks for your time!

A:VisualToolTip.exe Entry Point Not Found error :- Computer Hangs + Mouse and Keyboard not working!

Hi netme, and welcome to BleepingComputer.If would help if you were to post the make and model of this computer.If it is a custom build, please post the make and model of the motherboard.Have you tried using a different keyboard?Microsoft has a work around for this, but you need the use of your keyboard. You can read the article here.

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OS: Windows 7
Keyboard: Logitech G11
Attached to one of the 4 USB ports at the back of my PC - returns error on all 4.
Attached during active OS, meaning autoinstall of driver software, on all 4, and attached during shut down PC, meaning no autoinstall of driver software, on all 4 of the ports.
Yet, this error message which has never occured to me before:


1 AMD North Bridge, Rev 62
Initializing USB Controllers .. Done.
4096MB OK
USB Device(s): 1 Keyboard, 1 Mouse, 1 Hub, 4 Storage Devices
Auto-Detecting Pri Master.. AThrI CDROM
Auto-Detecting Pri Slave... Not Detected
Auto-Detecting SATA-1 ..Hard Disk
Pri Master : TSSTcopr CDDVDW SH-SZZZA SA00
[Indent] Ultra DMA Mode-4
SATA-1 : Maxtor STM3250310AS 3.AAF
[Indent] Ultra DMA Mode-6, S.M.A.R.T. Capable and Status X
Auto-detecting USB Mass Storage Devices ..
Device #01 : Generic USB SD Reader *HiSpeed*
Device #02 : Generic USB CF Reader *HiSpeed*
Device #03 : Generic USB SM Reader *HiSpeed*
Device #04 : Generic USB MS Reader *HiSpeed*

Keyboard not found
[COLOR="Red"]Please press 'F1' key skip warning message,or 'Del' Key enter Setup![/COLOR]
Also, the BIOS isn't really helping me any further, everything related to USB seems to be enabled.

The keyboard IS functioning though, hence the weird message:

Keyboard not found, press KEY to continue.

All default keys on the keyboard work as they should, I am able to press F1 on it and Del to enter the setup, but still it's being read as i... Read more

A:Keyboard not found - Press F1 to skip or press Del to enter setup

Sorry to do so, but this post requires a bump.

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I got a wireless mouse Penguin Ambidextrous Vertical Mouse | Posturite. It is supposed to use generic windows 2.4 Ghz adapter. However, windows 7 is unable to find any drivers. The screenshot of device manager is appended. I tried various other ways e.g. take out other USB devices, reboot etc. I tried sfc /scannow . But the error persists. There is no usb.inf file in the C:\Windows . It works in Windows 8 machine but not in windows 7. other 2.4 Ghz mice work. The manufacturer says that they don't provide the drivers because the mouse uses generic drivers
Please advise what can be done.

A:2.4 Ghz wireless keyboard mouse driver not found (Penguin mouse)

Did you do a Search of the Windows Folder including subFolders and hidden Files? My Win7Ult has several such files but only 2 that are usb.inf only in subFolders of Windows, others have longer names but most appear to be associated with my AMD CPU/Gigabyte Motherboard setup.

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My G50-80 laptop is facing issues with keyboard.When booted initially, only few keyboard keys work. While other keys cannot be entered, Enter key doesnt work. At the same time, same keys dont even work from on-screen keyboard either. So I cannot even enter my password.I can hardly login by clicking forgot my password, then again switching back to login page, suddenly keys start working! while being logged on, same keys problem reappears, this time I again use bypass to logout and login.Then keys start working.Pleaseee can some one help for this issue.My OS is windows 10. 

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For the past two days, whenever I start up my PC, I get a message that says "No keyboard was found. Power down and check your connections." I did but the problem didn't go away, so I bought a new keyboard and it's still happening. Also, if I don't touch the keyboard, I still have use of the mouse, but if I press any key on the keyboard, the mouse freezes as well.

I Googled for two hours but could not find anything helpful. Is there anything I can do short of reinstalling Windows? Also, will that work? I'd appreciate any help you guys can offer. Thank you.

A:"No keyboard was found" message--please help!

Maybe your port is bad, is it PS/2 style? try a USB and see if still does it.

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hello admin, i nid ur help. after the liquid spillage on my laptop my built in keyboard stop working except the shift, function keys and enter are still working..i tried the on screen keyboard but still the same as the built in keyboard and then i tried my external keyboard but nothing happens..so my last option was to reformat my laptop but i cant sign in on my accnt because my key letter on my laptop doesnt work.. plss help..

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I have IE 8.0 and Netscape 8.1.3 on Windows XP (media ed). Both browsers have the same problem. Google searches' links are redirected. The first link clicked works, but subsequent ones are redirected. There is no other unusual activity. The redirection does not occur with a proxy server using google.

I have tried Norton, Trend Micro PC-cillin, Malware Bytes, and Spybot S&D. None of these detect any malware and none solve the problem. The DNS is automatically obtained.

I have looked through the forum, and there appears to be a number of people with similar problems, but the solutions offerred (if not too specific) have not worked.

Thank you.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 22:08:18, on 7/2/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Creative Labs Shared\Service\CreativeLicensing.exe
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A:IE/Ntscp search links redirected, no malware found, no solution found in threads

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I ran into this problem a few hours ago and have been pulling my hear out. Autorepairs diagnose the problem as a problem with the partition table, but is unable to automatically fix it Ive gone into diskpart and confirmed that the partition was active. I reset the MBR thought bootrec,
bootsect.exe /nt60 all /force

Success on all three windows partitions manually creating the BCD initially works. I can create the store, but when i run bcdedit /import i get an error saying the store does not exist. I am desperately trying to avoid an os reinstall. I havent made any changes in the past few weeks so I dont know what could have caused this. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

A:bootmgr not found. bootrec /rebuildbcd and /fixboot give 'Element not found" error

I just solved my problem in another way.. non of the above solutions helped me.. kept saying in rebuildbcd, that the total ammount of windows installations found was: 0 I moved the sata cable to another port,.. that fixed the problem for me.. might help others Anders

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Background: clone the entire contents of the HDD to a SSD with the aim to replace the HDD, including the OS.

After having cloned a HDD with Windows 7 laptop to a SDD successfully, and replaced the HDD with the SDD, resulted in a smooth boot exactly the the same procedure failed with a 2007 laptop Vista 32bit.

Procedure with support of the guidelines of the SSD Vendor (Sandisk):
1. Initialize SSD
2. Clone the entire HDD to the SSD
3. Replace the HDD with the SSD
4. Start the laptop.
5a. Result with a Win 7 laptop: OK
5b. Result with a Vista 32bit laptop: failed

Failure with Vista (I'm not that technical):

The BIOS indicates: no IDE device found.
When starting up, the message 'Operation System not found' appears

A major difference between the Win 7 and Vista laptop is the transfer mode of the (former) HDD and the new SSD: Win 7 had a SATA 300 installed, while the Vista has a SATA 150. The SSD is SATA 600.

What I did?
1) I created a ISO Vista 32bit file to get the laptop into the repair mode. This repair mode does not recognize a drive c: (checking out with the installed DOS).
So, i'm turning in circles. There is no way to get the internal SSD recognized.

2) When connecting the new SSD drive with USB to check the SSD status with the Computer Management/Disk Management tool, this is displayed:
The internal HDD (containing the system) shows: Healty (Boot, Page File, Crash Dump, Primary Partition).The USB connected SSD shows: Healty (Active, Primary Partition). Further, the ... Read more

A:Boot failure after cloning HDD to SSD (no IDE device found; Operating sys not found)

Try using the first sata port. See your manufacturer's documentation on which one that is.

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I have ESET anti-virus and it has quarantined a few things trying to access my comp. Win32/daurso found by MS Defender. Ran combofix and malware bytes to try and get rid of stuff, but Defender and ESET still block high risk things. After following instructions (ie. defogger to GMER) GMER also said Rootkits may have changed something. Please help! I have posted most recent logs for your review. I did not post Attach.txt as it said not to unless requested. Thank you. GMER - http://www.gmer.netRootkit scan 2010-05-25 12:59:29Windows 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2Running: gmer.exe; Driver: C:\Users\Ryan\AppData\Local\Temp\pxldrpog.sys---- Kernel code sections - GMER 1.0.15 ----? System32\Drivers\pmeamhy.sys A device attached to the system is not functioning. !.text C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys section is writeable [0x8DA0D340, 0x345217, 0xE8000020].text bridge.sys 8E498462 519 Bytes [8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 81, EC, ...]---- User code sections - GMER 1.0.15 ----.text C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\ekrn.exe[316] kernel32.dll!SetUnhandledExceptionFilter 7796A84F 4 Bytes [C2, 04, 00, 00].text C:\... Read more

A:Rootkit changes found by GMER, win32/daurso found by MS Defender

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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Hello all,
Here's something i've not run into before, this in on a newer computer, purhcased in the
last 6 months, and I came back to my computer, seemed to be asleep even though I have
sleep and hibernation disabled, and I had to force my computer off, after no response from
several efforts.
Then Windows 8.1 won't start, and the automated repairs don't succeed.
When windows was trying to start, it states something about the drive being locked, and
so I looked into those errors, but they didn't seem to apply to me.
Then I booted to the command prompt, get to the C: Drive, and I look at the directory and
it seems to be missing a number of folder such as Windows, and Program Files, as well as
the users directory is missing my primary user name.
Then I look into the found.000 folder, where CHKDSK keeps it's recovered and orphaned
data and I Found over 50GB of data!
I've never seen this before, i've had crashed drives, garbled data, corrupt data, etc..etc..
but I've never found a significant amount of data, in this folder, and clearly this is where
my windows, user profile, program files, and personal data has gone.
The folder has yesterday's date and time stamp around the time I encountered this problem.
What's the best approach to work with this, besides wipe and restore?
I'm more curious than anything and clearly if I can somehow recover this, return it to
working order, vs. wipe and restore, it'd be really appreci... Read more

A:Found over 50GB of data in the found.000 after a windows crashed, best approach?

Those chk files are portions of files Windows was able to recover after a chkdsk. You can see if any are recoverable using the following methods.

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After using several different malware/adware, rootkit, and virus scan tools I attempted to clean up my system of multiple issues. Some of these are recurring and it seems I have an increase in " <====== ATTENTION" entries on the Farbar log from previous scans. Obviously, I don't have the expertise to fix any remaining issues and need help. Here are the 2 Farbar scan logs:
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:05-03-2016 01
Ran by xnamex (administrator) on GW01 (09-04-2016 14:06:52)
Running from C:\Users\xnamex\Desktop
Loaded Profiles: xnamex (Available Profiles: xnamex)
Platform: Windows 8.1 (X64) Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: FF)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
(SUPERAntiSpyware.com) C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASCore64.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
(Intel® Corporation) C:\Program Files\Intel\iCLS Client\HeciServer.exe
(Intel Corporation) C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel® Management Engine Components\DAL\Jhi_service.exe
(Symantec Corporation) C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton 360\Engine\\n360.exe
(NTI Corporation) C:\Program Files (x86)\NTI\Gateway MyBackup\ISch... Read more

A:Farbar found: LinkSwift while EEK found: Application.Win32.WSearch (A)

Hello chriffan and Welcome to the BleepingComputer.   
My name is Yılmaz and I'll help you with the cleanup of malware from your computer.
Before we move on, please read the following points carefully.
Please complete all steps in the specified order.
Even if tools don't find malware, I want you to post the logfiles anyway.
Please copy and paste the logfiles directly into your posts. Please do not attach them unless you are instructed to do so.
Read the instructions carefully. If you have problems, stop what you  were doing and describe the problems you encountered as precisely as  you can.
Don't install or uninstall software during the cleanup unless you are told to do so.
Ensure your external and/or USB drives are inserted during always the scan.
If you can't answer for the next few days, please let me know. If  you haven't answered within 5 days, I am assuming that you don't need  help anymore and your topic will be closed.
If you have illegal/cracked software, cracks, keygens, etc. on the system, please remove or uninstall them now!
I can not guarantee that we will find and be able to remove all  malware. The cleaning process is not instant. Please continue to review  my answers until I tell you that your computer is clean
Please reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic
As my first language is not English, please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to understand.
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i ran trojan remover on safe mode before i ran into this tech forum.

it found 2 malware infections. a trojan and a hacking system file.
they both were deleted by the trojan remover program. when i ran it again. nothing was found....but my main concern right now is that i was reading the log that i was given and it said something about some files being locked or in use. and im not sure if the computer is really finally out of harms way.

i do have a boot disc if i have to reformat. but i do run a store AND reformatting is such a huge hassle. i will do it if ihave to. but i would like to know if im still in harms way.

i ran the programs you guys asked and i will be attaching them here.
ALSO i will attach the trojan remover log..just so you see what im talking abt.

the computer started acting up, an the main that it was doing, was everytime i would turn the computer back on, the receipt printer was uninstalled. EVERYTIME.

thanks in advance.

A:possible hacking problem/malware found/trojan found....URGENT


I am currently reviewing your logfiles and will assist you shortly with instructions. Please be patient.

Meanwhile: Please subscribe to this thread if you have not done already and please don't do any other scans on your own and don't install or remove software. Thank you!

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I'm not sure when my computer was infected, but on Wednesday morning I logged into my email and saw that my eBay selling account had been hacked, and the hacker(s) made 55 transactions through my PayPal account (draining my existing PayPal funds, then my bank account, then my credit card...the latter two were attached to my PayPal account and those transactions were still pending). I made all the necessary phone calls, then changed my eBay and PayPal emails using a friend's computer (which had just been reformatted the day before and hadn't been online before I used it that day). I neglected to change the password for the email I had associated with my eBay account, and the next day, my eBay account had been hacked again, but eBay had unlinked my PayPal account due to the suspicious activity the day before so no transactions went through. I then changed all passwords again, including my email password. That seemed to do the trick. I got home today and got back on my computer, then ran a scan on avast, which found Win32-Spyware (I clicked "Move to Chest"). I also ran Malwarebytes and it found Codec-C.exe (Affiliate.Downloader), I quarantined this. And I'm not sure what else may be lurking on my computer, so I would be very grateful for any help.
DDS.txt log:
DDS (Ver_2012-11-07.01) - NTFS_x86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_37
Run by Dad at 21:47:29 on 2012-11-10
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033... Read more

A:eBay, PayPal accts hacked - avast found Win32-Spyware, Malwarebytes found Codec-C.exe (Affiliate.Downloader)

Hi nachtkitten and welcome to BC. Can you please post the resulting log of MBAM and Avast if they are still available.Download TDSSKiller.zip from Kaspersky and save it to your Desktop.Extract the zip file to its own folder.Double click TDSSKiller.exe to run the program (Run as Administrator for Vista/Windows 7).Click Start scan to start scanning.If infection is detected, the default setting for "action" is Cure (Please click on it and change it to skip).Click on Report to generate a log. Please post that log when you reply.

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HiI got a trojan horse dropper generic ezp. Task manager was disabbled, start->run and start->shutdown are invisible, and my computer->manage is disabled.What should I do.Thanks for helpSTARLORDLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 0:09:05, on 17.5.2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\S24EvMon.exeC:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZCfgSvc.exeC:\Program Files\IBM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\crypserv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exeC:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\RegSrvc.exeC:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exeC:\Program Files\Alcohol Soft\... Read more

A:Avg Found: Avg Found: Tojan Horse Dropper Generic

Sorry for the delay. If you are still having problems please post a brand new HijackThis log as a reply to this topic. Before posting the log, please make sure you follow all the steps found in this topic:Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log

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as usual I turned off my laptop and after a while a turned on again to use my laptop but it couldn't reach operating system and showed error :

I tried all instructions to solve the problem and finally run by windows start up CD to
re-install new windows. this time I faced error:
" No drivers were found. click load driver to provide a mass storage driver for installation"

I confused. I really don't what should I do anymore

A:operating system not found and no drivers were found eror

Work through these steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Report back what happens as you go as there may be more steps.

Where did you get Win7 installer? Did you burn it yourself?

Do you have an EFI BIOS? Enter BIOS setup to see if HD is detected, and if there is an EFI Boot disk in BIOS Boot order listings.

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On a quick scan of Malwarebytes, it found item called trojan.downloader.

It was on C:\windows\system32\java.exe

I clicked to remove, rebooted as directed, reran scan and all clear.

Then I ran Superantisypware:

It found a malware trace in registry items:


This was also quarantined and then I restarted as directed and rescanned and all was clear.

I then ran an anti virus and that was clear.

I have windowsvista.

I am concerned that there still might be a problem on the system after seeing these two that were found.

Looking forward to your help.


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So it's a long story.
I hadn't had Microsoft Net Framework on, so I turned it on.
Then my PC randomly crashed.
Tried to reboot but it got stuck in the crash then reboot circle.
I tried my hardest to fix it but I couldn't find anything to fix it so I decided to just,
reinstall windows.
I made a bootable usb windows install which worked last time I had to reinstall windows.
This time I load the usb up and it goes to the language settings, then it has 2 modes.
Custom or upgrade.
Upgrade has the whole "you've loaded windows with the installation disk blahblah"
Which doesn't work cause I've tried to fix that to.
So I'm forced to do custom, which only show Disk 0 (Which is my Usb)
I choose browse so i can see what disks I have and I have 3.
C: (Usb)
X: (Don't know what this one is)
and The cd drive.
The "X" drive only has 30 free mbs of space, even though my HDD has 500 Gigs.
TLR Hard Drive doesn't show up.
Please, someone help as this is very annoying.

A:HDD not found in Windows Installation but found in BIOS

Follow the steps to Troubleshoot Windows 7 Installation Failures - Windows 7 Help Forums

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I restarted my laptop and when it came back on the messages 'COMCTL32.dll not found' and 'MSVCR90.dll not found' came up when I tried to open different programmes. The messages say to reinstall the programmes to my computer. I tried looking up how to do this and I found that the easiest way to fix the problem is to just do a system restore. When I tried to do this it kept stopping and saying that the restore didn't complete because antivirus software was still installed. Even though I have uninstalled the antivirus software the message still keeps coming up. How do I just reinstall the '.dll's' without downloading them from a dodgy site?

A:[SOLVED] 'COMCTL32.dll not found' and 'MSVCR90.dll not found'

Hi and welcome to TSF do you have a install or recovery disc to attempt a repair

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when starting laptop get message no boot device found. after numerous attempts of restarting i can get on lap top. also when trying to use amera get error message that camera cannot be found. this all started after an update i have an envy dv6 note book serial#2CE3280G60. model#D1B28UA . any help would be appreciated . i am having no luck finding any answers to this question. ive reinstalled windows 10 and still no camera drivers located in device manager.

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Hello there chaps the question I have is this. Whenever I try to access any website that doesn't have HTTPS: in front of it the webpage I was trying to access turns into a blank white page in which the only thing it has is this writing

Url not found: (url I was trying to access)

The things i have done to fix this issue is I have flushed my DNS cache and allowed port 80 in my firewall

Thanks for reading this and please help if you can. As a programmer it really is a blow to the time I have to code when i cant access certain sites just due to them not having HTTPS: in front of it.

A:Not Found: Url Not Found Error (only on non https websites)

Do not shutdown computer. Instead, go to start - click arrow to right and select restart. Does this solve problem?
Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

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Out of nowhere in the C drive come these folders. They are named FOUND.000 on up through FOUND.025. Inside the folders are various numbers of files that are named in this way FILE0000.CHK, FILE0001.CHK, FILE0002.CHK. what are they and what should I do?

A:Solved: 26 New Folders? all named FOUND.000 thru FOUND.026

Hi, have you run chkdsk or scandisk recently or had a bad shutdown, chk files are usualy lost file fragments that are converted to .chk files. Usually .chk files are nothing to worry about and can be safely deleted.

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Since upgrading my MSI motherboard from the automatic upgrade MSI notice I get messages of new hardware by my installed XP Home. However, Windows fails to find drivers for it.
This also happens to FlashSYS, similar story.
A web search shows others in the same situation.

Help! anyone? Thanks

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Last night was using Auslogics to defrag an external WD 1.5TB BU drive... 2 hours in we had a power loss...lights and TV went out and came back on. The laptop that was running the Auslogics had a batt, but the external drive lost power in the middle of the defrag process. Turned everything off for the night.

This morning ran chkdsk on the external (always run from cmd but for some reason today ran from inside Win7 Admin) and got the reply that errors were found (duh) and that a FOUND folder was created. I am familiar with this and usually find them in the root. Only I can't find the FOUND folder anywhere! Was hoping to get an idea of what files are toast!

Anyone know where W7 might have stuck it? I have hidden files enabled by default and went a step further to enable hidden system files, but it's not on the external drive nor on C root.

Ideas? Thanks!


For anyone who might find this post later while searching for a similar problem, I thought I'd write a followup of what I did, though I have no real answers...

The FOUND folder def didn't get created or Windows slipped it into a parallel dimension. I read afterward that Auslogics defrag won't lose data in a power outage, but don't know if that refers to the machine Auslogics is installed on running an internal operation, or to Auslogics performing defrag on an external drive that loses power. (All the more reason to use the newer external drives that draw power from the USB port, as my laptop... Read more

A:Lost Pwr During Defrag - FOUND folder not found

Do you still need assistance with this issue?

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Hello all,

I've had this issue for quite some time now, it never really bothered me that much, but it is annoying, so I thought I'd give it a shot to see if anyone could help me out.

I've got 2 external USB drives, one on 2 Gb and one on 4 Gb.
the 2Gb drive is no issues at all. Works flawlessly.
The one on 4GB though is never found when I boot the computer. The drive does however have a powerswitch on it, so when I turn it off and on again, or if I replug the USB cable, the drive is found and works just as flawless as the first one.
I've checked disc management, but it does not show up there before I restart the drive.
A clean install of the entire computer didn't help either (not for the sake of this issue though, but it was a good check anyway).

The drive in question is of the brand Intenso.

A:USB disc not found at boot but is found when restarted

Hello and welcome arke could you be a little more specific with the system specs please - an Asus board but what model for example.
It is of interest because it could just be the driver for the USB ports that need updating again for an example.

The Intenso drive mate what model is it as it may need updating of some sort.

But for starters anyway you could run these if you haven't already.


http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html < use the /f option in Option 2 ifnecessary

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Scannow reported Windows Resource Protection found found corrupt files unable to fix some of them'

OS= Windows 8.1 Update 1 x64bit. I have the CBS.log and dism.log

When I ran the DISM.exe command to RestoreHealth it reported an error that it could not download source files.


2014-05-12 10:26:50, Info CSI 0000000a [SR] Verifying 100 (0x0000000000000064) components
2014-05-12 10:26:50, Info CSI 0000000b [SR] Beginning Verify and Repair transaction
2014-05-12 10:26:55, Info CSI 0000000c [SR] Verify complete
2014-05-12 10:26:55, Info CSI 0000000d [SR] Verifying 100 (0x0000000000000064) components
2014-05-12 10:26:55, Info CSI 0000000e [SR] Beginning Verify and Repair transaction
2014-05-12 10:27:00, Info CSI 0000000f [SR] Verify complete
2014-05-12 10:27:00, Info CSI 00000010 [SR] Verifying 100 (0x0000000000000064) components
2014-05-12 10:27:00, Info CSI 00000011 [SR] Beginning Verify and Repair transaction
2014-05-12 10:27:04, Info CSI 00000012 [SR] Verify complete
2014-05-12 10:27:04, Info CSI 00000013 [SR] Verifying 100 (0x0000000000000064) components
2014-05-12 10:27:04, Info CSI 00000014 [SR] Beginning Verify and Repair transaction
2014-05-12 10:27:10, Info CSI 00000015 [SR] Verify complete
2014-05-12 10:27:10, I... Read more

A:W R P found found corrupt files unable to fix some of them

Is this the command you ran as admin?

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

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Hi all. I have already posted this once here. The topic had quite a few views and not a single reply. I'm giving this another try, as the problem persists and is not getting any better.

The keyboard on my Aurora m9700 is having some strange issues. I cannot figure if it is software or hardware related, either. At random intervals, the keyboard will cease function. But when I go into standby, then come out of standby the problem seems to be magically fixed! In fact, the problem just happened right after I finished typing the last sentence. I checked event manager, nothing changed. I had to go into standby and come out of it...

So please, is there anyone on here that can help me out? I have reformatted the computer since this started happening and nothing has changed, so I do not know what could possibly be causing this!

A:Weird keyboard laptop issue. Keyboard randomly stops functioning until I standby.

Just going to keep bumping this until I get a reply, or bet banned. Every thread has some form of reply...maybe I smell or something?

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if need it for keyboard function, where do i find one? what is accurate name for this piece? 

A:Replacing my ideapad z570 keyboard & i lost plastic insert that slides on with keyboard tab.

Hi SPea63,
Welcome to the Community Forums.
It would help if you can add a snapshot of the part to help us get perhaps specific part number.
If this is one specific with a single key, I don't think there are available parts as OEM would replace the entire keyboard (page 44). Other non official key replacement provider may be helpful instead like this as example. 
Update us soon as convenient.

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Hi there,  I have been using an X1 carbon 7 gen  Laptop for over 6 months, and I absolutely love the tactile feel, sound and the crispness of the keys! On ocassion, I have the HDMI of my laptop plugged into a larger 38" monitor, wich it powers well.  I am loooking for a desktop/ full size keyboard, that would emulate the feel and satisfaction I get from using the keyboard of my X1 Carbon 7th Gen. I have gone through several, including the Lenovo 500 Series. Nothing compares or even comes close. Does anyone have any suggestions? It could be a 3rd party manufacturer or even Lenovo....doesn't matter...I thoroughly enjoy typing on my laptop, and would like to have the same experience when doing it on the fuller size keyboard. Any advice, suggestions or insight will be greatly appreciated? Thank you kinldy in advance!Shahmn  

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Hello All I have Lenovo G50 80 laptop; it?s a full 15.6 inch laptop with DVD drive, full keyboard, touch pad. Last year i started having problem with laptop, as touchpad stopped working the arrow cursor got stuck on screen, and will only work again if i press any key on keyboard. It will only work for few seconds and minutes then again stuck. Also the arrow or delete key stayed in loop, whenever i open anything to type, the cursor in text field kept moving to left or keep deleting the text. The service center guy told me that it is due to Keyboard and touchpad getting short due to moisture or something, they changed the keyboard. Now after one year again i am facing same problem. Same thing happening again and again. It?s very irritating. It seems there is some hardware or design fault in the way Lenovo has designed their keyboard and touchpad. I live in Mumbai, so may be due to monsoon there is moisture in air and it may be affecting this design. But again i have never seen this issue in any other laptop brands of competitor. Can anyone please help me how can i fix this on my own, as laptop is not under warranty and i don?t want to keep changing laptop every year. May be someone with hardware repair knowledge can help me here. Can I short or cut or sholder any cables, any circuit, I don?t know just help me guys to fix this. Anyone from Lenovo listening please have a look it a big problem. Thanks

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Hi, I have a Lenovo Flex 2 14 which came with a British keyboard but I noticed you can take off the keyboard and swap it out for another one - you can find backlit versions, or a version with a different layout. I got a keyboard for it with Japanese hiragana on it, but the laptop doesn't seem to recognise any of the extra keys this keyboard comes with which have key codes not used by other languages. These keys include: | -? \ ??????the ????, ???? and ???? toggleI would have assumed this was to do with the fact that these are keys from a 106/109 key layout as opposed to the standard 102 key, so I replaced the keyboard driver with Microsoft's 106/109 key keyboard driver, but that hasn't had any effect - it still can't see these keys being pressed. The ??/?? ?? key works because it uses the same key code as the tilde on other keyboards, but that's all. My hypothesis for why this might not be possible to fix is that the ribbon connection between the keyboard and the motherboard could only support 102-key layouts in Europe, and therefore the only way to be able to use these extra input conversion keys without a different motherboard altogether would be to use an external USB keyboard. I may have just made up what I said about the motherboard though, so does anyone know if there's a driver I can use to solve this problem and be able to use the extra keys? I can't just use a key mapper like KeyTweak ... Read more

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Dear Dell community,
the E7440/E7420 (and I think many others) has keyboards with (e.g. 04W6PV 08PP00) or without trackpoint (e.g. . RXKD2 0RXKD2)
Subsequently the upper mousebuttons (A12AN5) can/should be removed (which is possible).
However, then I would need another keyboard trim covering the space where the upper mousebuttons have been.
I haven't found any different keyboard trim than 29FWC 029FWC (the one with a recess for the upper mouse buttons). I also didn't find a "filler" for the upper mouse buttons.
A trackpoint-less keyboard can be installed in a laptop with the upper mouse buttons still in place, but it's rather tight and the mouse buttons cannot be pushed properly any more, so should be disconnected.
How do I properly convert a trackpoint-enabled laptop to a trackpoint-less one?
kind regards

A:E7440/E7240/E.... keyboard trim for trackpoint-less (=upper mousebutton-less) keyboard

Hi chaosprevails,Thanks for posting. This has not been tested by Dell, is not advised, and is not supported.

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