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Lenovo Ideapad S10-3 Keyboard not working

Q: Lenovo Ideapad S10-3 Keyboard not working

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.


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A:Lenovo ideapad 700-15ISK keyboard not working after spilling water

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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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A:Lenovo Ideapad yoga 13 keyboard

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