Before this round of trouble I discovered a problem with one of my graphics cards when they were in SLI with Blue screens and other nasty little things occuring when running Windows; I removed my secondary graphics card from the system to see if I could get a more stable OS, which I did.
I decided to test to see if the other graphics card running on it's own would lead to a stable system, however I was getting zeros on the VGA BIOS bootup screen and other problems before I even reached Windows Vista.
I did sucessfully boot into Vista and enter my password (using the keyboard) and move the mouse around, however once I had logged into my profile Vista began asking me if I wanted to install the drivers for the keyboard and mouse, I selected to update from the Internet and when Vista did not find any drivers for either device it disabled them.
Eventually I got both the keyboard and mouse functioning again by reinstalling Intellipoint pro and the Logitech setpoint.
While using the second graphics card I noted some distortions such as zeros appearing on the VGA BIOS screen during boot up, so I decided to switch out the graphics cards again, again this caused Vista to forget about my keyboard and mouse, I am however able to get onto Vista a combination of a cheap usb mouse I had laying around and the Vista on screen keyboard.
The fix I used previously (reinstalling of Intellipoint and Setpoint) has not works,I have also attempted to manually install the drivers through device manager, everytime I do this with the keyboard I get a message saying that the driver cannot be installed because of "Access is Denied", I get the same message with reinstalling the mouse.
I have got the keyboard to work somehow, however it keeps asking me for a driver at startup and inside device manager the keyboard is listed as "Unknwon Device" that is ON the Natural Ergonomic keyboard, if I choose to update the driver or tell Vista not to tell me about the driver update the keyboard stops working and I am back to square one.
Short Version: I changed my primary graphics card and now the Vista drivers for my mouse and keyboard do not work while the same hardware does work under Ubuntu.
Any help will be apprieciated, Thanks
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.)
When I double click on internet explorer, instead of opening the program it opens up the properties folder. It also does this on the other programs onthe desktop. Nothing has been changed in the mouse properties. I tried uninstalling the mouse and using a different mouse on the computer. I can't do a system restore because the mouse won't click. I can't seem to use the keyboard to tab over to where I need to be either. Any suggestions?
The right Alt key was half way stuck down. That was the problem.Read other 1 answers
Recently my keyboard and trackpad stopped working properly. They DO work, but I must hold my x360 at a 45 degree angle to get them to turn on. Everything functions perfectly when the laptop is at this angle, but the second I put the laptop down in a "normal" laptop position (keyboard horizontal/screen slightly angled) the keyboard and trackpad shut off. This makes typing, shall we say, an undesireable task! I am currently using a portable bluetooth keyboard and a bluetooth mouse as a workaround. I have scoured the internet for a solution and have not had much luck. I am unsure if this is an orientation sensor calibration problem or if it's a hardware issue. The only post I've found that mentions a possible solution is this one which mentions an orientation sensor firmware update available only through support: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Windows-10-Screen-Auto-Rotation-... I have restored this laptop 3 times now hoping to reset whatever the issue might be, but to no avail. To be clear, this is NOT the rotation problem that is widely reported elsewhere. Everything seems to be working OK as long as I hold the laptop at a strange angle. Basically, if I try to use my laptop like this... _/ the keyboard and trackpad don't work. When I move the laptop to something like this...\/ the keyboard lights up and the trackpad works "normally." OF COURSE, my... Read moreRead other answers
I installed Dragon Naturally Speaking v.12 today, and afterwards my right mouse button quit working (no menus, nothing) and my keyboard got weird -- the capslock, CTRL and ALT keys don't work, and the numlock light is always lit whether the number pad is toggled on or off.
I don't know for certain that Dragon is involved here -- I tried stopping the Dragon service, but nothing changed. I uninstalled and then reinstalled the Intellimouse and Intellitype drivers, no change.
I've run a complete scan of my system using F-Secure, no new infections, malware, riskware or anything.
This is my system:
Board: ASUSTeK Computer INC. M4A79XTD EVO Rev X.0X
Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. 2102 06/17/2010
Processor: 3.40 gigahertz AMD Phenom II X4 965
512 kilobyte primary memory cache
2048 kilobyte secondary memory cache
6144 kilobyte tertiary memory cache
Multi-core (4 total)
OS: Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 (build 2600)
RAM: 3328 Megabytes Usable Installed Memory
Slot 'DIMM0' has 4096 MB (serial number SerNum00)
Slot 'DIMM1' has 4096 MB (serial number SerNum01)
Slot 'DIMM2' is Empty
Slot 'DIMM3' is Empty
HDD: Seagate ST3750528AS 750 gig (partitioned into C:/ and E:/)
Seagate ST3120022A 120 gig (D:/)
Follow the instruction from the below link to properly uninstall DNS 12. There is a special removal tool available in the link.
If the issue still remains even after using the removal tool, restore WIn XP to a date prior to the installation of DNS 12. Read the instructions from the below link -
I have problem with my external mouse and external keyboard. It started about 3 weeks ago. They freeze, jump or shutdown, most annoying is mouse, I need to reconnect it usually. It will work well about 1-5 min and again. Touch Pad works well.
I have installed newest Windows updates, also downloaded and installed drivers from Toshiba web. I set up default BIOS settings. Nothing helped.
I don't have recovery disk to try that. Is there any solution other then recovery/reinstalling system?
Someone had such problem?
It is not easy to say much about this issue.
Do you use wireless devices? Are batteries OK?
Have you noticed the same problem using other USB devices?
I presume both devices uses USB port on your notebook.
My computer's mouse suddenly woking strangely. I cant use left mouse button in vlc player. Icons does not move using left mouse button, Cant copy files by dragging icons with Right mouse button. I can select the icons though. What should I do???
Try a different mouse First.
You can also go into Control Panel/Mouse and reset the settings. Or try downloading the drivers from the mouse manufacturers web site.
When I try to choose someone in a drop-down menu to send an email to, my mouse cursor changes to a drawing tool with the plus sign. I don't usually use the wheel to scroll, but I place the cursor on the arrow and hold down the left button to scroll. Can anyone tell me how to keep this from happening?
reinstall/install any mouse drivers that you might have.. Also post the make/model of your mouse, USB or P/S2 mouse?
I have an HP Pavilion 521n with Windows XP and I'm having much trouble with my mouse, I thought I had a virus but Norton doesn't pick up one and I've also reformatted my computer...any ideas? I have now tried cleaning my mouse and it didn't help still acts the same.
Welcome to TSG
I have few questions for you - rather then put a large number of solutions would you mind answering the following
what sort of trouble with mouse?
what sort of mouse?
have you cleaned the mouse? - symptoms - mouse jumping, unable to hover over a spot
have you had a look in the device manager?
This is a long shot but in the last week or so my mouse has been freezing up. It stops moving for about 5 seconds at a time and that happens about 5 times a minute. It is an infered mouse that came with my Acer computer. Computer is only about 4 months old. Any suggestions?
Thanks in advance.
If its a wireless mouse it could be signal interference
Hi all on TSG,
First time posting here so dont be too mean thnx!
My laptop has a problem with it's USB ports
Im currently using a Windows Vista Home Premium with SP1
Im using a ASUS Notebook A8 series (about 2-3yrs old?)
The USB ports on my computer have all gone a little wonky but (thankfully) my laptop cooler and thumbdrive still work on it (although albeit crazy at times)
When i plug in the Plug and Play mouse from microsoft or any mouse except for the ASUS mouse which came with the laptop none of them work. The light comes on so I know the power is working. But when i move the mouse there is no response from the screen.
When i check the controlpanel->mouse no other devices pop up apart from my synaptics touchpad.
When i check the device manager ->
[i also get this problem with many Bluetooth Peripheral Devices which keep asking to be installed (its such a hassle to keep closing them)] the mouse does not appear even after trying to update the hardware. basically the laptop does not detect the mouse. the mouse is Microsoft Notebook Optical Mouse
I tried many other mice and i always get the same problem
Basically all my USB ports are ****ed.
I think there might be something wrong with the USB files in my computer?
Or smth to do with the INF files.
Please help and ask for any extra details which you might require in order to assist me
This issue has been bugging me for such a long time.
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hi. i have an hp pavilion dv7-1175nr laptop and it is only a few weeks old. i installed my wireless mouse to it but now when i go to use the mousepad on my computer without the laser mouse the scrolling capabilities do not work. the little line that you can use to scroll up and down the page doesnt work. tried going into devices and seeing if i could reset something, but there is no hardware listed for the original mousepad. help!
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I am using a predator GM-4600 with my HP DV7 laptop, I never had any problems with the mouse before until recently.
My mouse seems to be disconnecting every now and then. Some days it works fine and some days it just struggles to work.
At first I thought it might be a driver problem so i tried to reinstall it because I had the latest update, although that didnt really work.
I have tried to use different USB connections on my laptop, the problem comes is when I do that it says driver installed but then I keep getting pop-ups from windows asking me if I want to install the mouse driver (HID Compliant).
Even if I do click yes, it still comes up and up.
The mouse still works fine, I tried it on another computer and had no problems.
Im not too sure either its my windows vista thats being silly or maybe my USB ports are malfunctioning.
This is a wireless mouse?
I use 3 MS wireless mouse, and they're really subject to interference even over a short distance when another device is between the mouse and antennae.
Ive got vista ultimate 64. With a standard computer.
My problem is that I cant configure my mouse buttons.
After I install the latest 64bit mouse driver, and click on the mouse icon to configure the mouse buttons, an error pops up that says -
'Some mouse settings might not work until you connect a Microsoft mouse to a USB port on your computer or set up a Microsoft mouse that uses Bluetooth technology'.
The problem is that I have a microsoft mouse that is connected to a USB port.
The mouse works fine on my spare XP computer so its not the mouse that's faulty.
I tried separate microsoft mice - wheel mouse optical and the intellimouse optical, both by microsoft and both have same issue.
I tried different usb ports and same happens.
I tried the ps2 port and same happens.
I uninstallled all mouse drivers and reinstalled but no help.
Basic left and right click works but cant configure the wheel button.
It was working a week ago, but I went for a holiday and when I came back it was faulty.
All vista updates are installed, security is the windows firewall, AVG free antivirus, and windows defender, but none of these have been a problem before.
Reinstalling vista is not an option, it takes 70+ hours to restore my comp to its working condition, I dont really have the time to do that. And im not really sure it would work anyway.
Can anyone think what may be happening, or how to fix? Im not a pro at computers.
thanks in advance for answers.
Go into your device manager and uninstall the mouse.
When you reboot it will re-install the mouse as it will "find new hardware".
Post your results.
hi guys! i have this weird problem with my laptop keyboard (windows 7, hp pavilion dm1 notebook pc). when i try to press some keys, they will not work but after i press the keys over and over, they work.. and then after a while they will not work again.. the keys are like on and off when i press them.. help me please.. i dont know whats wrong..
My keyboard has been performing unusually. I don't do anything do activate this, but all of a sudden I can't type anymore and if I press D, for example, it goes to desktop and if I press K, a menu pops out from the right side of the screen.
I checked if somehow Sticky Keys or Filter Keys had been switched on but that is not the case. The FN button or CTRL button do not seem to be stuck.
When this happens, the only thing I can do to change the keyboard back to normal is to restart the computer.
Has this happened to anyone else and do you have a solution?
all those things happen if you hit windows key [they are windows key shortcuts]along with D and K,sure you windows key is not sticking downRead other 3 answers
I have a pretty good keyboard at my pc and i am sure that nothing rong with it but some times it just stop working, and the all the lights turn off with no warning, after that, about 1-2 min the keyboard just keeps pressing up to 10 sec the key i press... i have no idea why
Keyboards do go bad. I just had a new keyboard go bad after 1 week.
Either get another keyboard, even a cheap one just for testing.
I'm using a MS Comfort Curve Keyboard and for some unexplained reason all of a sudden I cannot use the Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V commands they just will not work.
I have downloaded the latest drivers for the keyboard - searched the net until I'm in information overload and I'm still stuck with the problem.
Can anybody help me out please!
If this is a wireless keyboard, have you tried resetting the keyboard and reveiver? Usually a small button on bottom of keyboard, and another button on the wireless transmitter... also you could try another usb for the receiver.
If its a wired kb check the connection... after you power system down. Unplug and then plug in again firmly. You could also try a different usb here as well.
Hope this helps!
I am running XP on a Compact Presario SR1910NX and have been trouble shooting some basic issues.
I had recently cleaned my system of viruses with help from techguy, however the keyboard and mouse started acting up, by means they would not work either at boot up or after the computer took a nap due to non use.
I bought a new mouse and that did the trick, however, the keyboard is another issue.
I can use it only when in safe mode, which is how I am accessing this forum. Other than that, once the computer is turned on, all the lights on the keyboard light up, stay lit and the keys do not function.
I have tried different keyboards, but all have the same issue.
I am assuming it has something to do the the computer accessing the port for the keyboard.
I have also tried to do a system restore back to the point that the system was working and was clear of issues, but no matter what date I choose, I get an error message stating the computer can not restore the system, no other details as to why.
I have attached a copy of the current hijack this log to see if I missed any viruses or what not.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:48:47 PM, on 10/26/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
C:\Program Fi... Read more
Hi All,I have Lenovo G560 model laptop. It was working fine till last morning. Suddenly I notice that some of keyword is not working properly. Some of key like top numeric key 1,2,3,4,7,8,9,0 and side numeric key 2,0 and "End" not working properly. But it shows strange behavior as after pressing down not working key for 15- 25 sec all key work for 4-5 minutes. After that it again become non-functioning key. I have to do same process of work every time for these keys. Can you please advise me what to do? Is anyone has solution for this? Warranty period has already expired. Thanks in advance.Alok Ranjan
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
Can you try going to this Settings Page
Control Panel. / Click the ?Ease of Access? heading. / Click ?Change how your keyboard works?.
Now try to uncheck all of the boxes and Hit apply and OK
Check if the Keyboard behavior will change.
Let me know your finding
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When I type characters on my laptop keyboard, different characters are displayed (sometimes a string of characters for one character typed).
TSG SysInfo is as follows:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 126.96.36.199
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T7250 @ 2.00GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2013 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 135M, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 114470 MB, Free - 98768 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., , , .J982YF1. .
Antivirus: Norton Security Suite, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
Hijackthislog is as follows:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 8:52:08 PM, on 8/8/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal
C:\Program Files\Intel\ASF Agent\ASFAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe
C:\Program Files\SigmaTel\C-Major Audio\WDM\stsystra.... Read more
my keyboard is not responding when I boot my laptop.
After I switch on and off windows virtual keyboard once my keyboard starts working properly.
Also the left shift key is not working properly.
Please give a solution for my problem.
Ankit mate run these first
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html< DO NOT runon a SSD
in safe mode if necessary.
if nothing corrects it then run these to eliminate any problems there
download from bleeping computer - delete any rubbish
I have a Toshiba Sattelite Pro C650. My keyboard was working fine, but after turning it on, I noticed that my keyboard is not working like it's suppose to. For example, if I hit the "R" key, it will come out as "R4", if I hit the "Y" key, it will come out as "Y6." If i hit the space bar, 0 comes out and if I hit the "6" key, "Y6" comes out. Nothing was spilled on this laptop, I updated the bios to see if that would fix it, I also uninstalled the keybaord driver and reinstalled it. I purcahsed a new keyboard but still no solution. I have tried almost everything to fix this. I even took the laptop apart to dust out the motherboard and after putting everything back together, still no results. I formatted the operating system which was Windows 7 Home P then reinstalled Windows and I am still having this problem. What else should I do?
Sounds like you've tried everything except a different motherboard.Read other 4 answers
I was cleaning my laptop's keyboard yesterday with a damp cloth (Apparently too damp), and when I turned it back on, the keyboard wasn't working properly. To sum it up, this is the list of problems it has right now:
- None of the keys work if I press them.
- Despite that, the computer thinks that certain buttons are being held down.
At first, I Removed the keyboard keys and tried to dry them with a hairdryer (I was careful to not let it get too hot).
Unfortunately, I turned my laptop off for this, by holding down the power button, as I couldn't do it with the start menu, as the computer registered the keyboard pressing down a button, directing me to the search browser.
Anyway, that meant that when I tried turning the laptop back on, it gave the screen which states that my laptop did not turn off correctly, and that I must select an option for restarting, and then press 'enter', which ofc, I can't do.
Its been nearly 24 hours since It stopped working, and I'm quite sure there is no water left in the keyboard (I could be wrong, but the initial amount of water that must have seeped in must have been tiny to begin with (The cloth I used was not that wet at all- I had strained it before I used it)
The only thing that changes at the moment is which key the computer thinks is being pressed- at the moment, it is the F12 key, as the computer keeps going into a system checkup (All hardware reads OK, but I can't get further than the ... Read more
I think maybe a new keyboard is in order as it more than likely got damaged by cleaning it.
this awful im using my screen keyboard to type this. this morning my keyboard was working just fine and now it says something like its not working properly. no error code, so i dont know.
i can type my password to log on to my computer and then nothing. :cry
ive tried uninstalling and reinstalling, trouble shooting, checked for software changes, ect. even tried my backup keyboard.
Your backup keyboard doesn't work either in the same port?
Does it still work 'outside' Windows ie in the Bios etc.
Desktop? USB? Have you tried a different USB port?
Uninstall all your keyboard software and plug in your back up board to a different port if you can.
When starting up your PC, look at the lights on the keyboards. During the POST (before it starts Windows) you'll see the lights (capslock, Numlock etc) flicker. When Windows actually loads, it will flicker again as it 'handing over' control to the OS and the OS drivers.
When Windows loads, after login, Do the lights stay on or go dark completely?
To save on screen typing (which is a pita), quote and yes/no some of the questions.
Few days ago I started to notice that some of the letters on my laptop keyboard randomly stop working. Sometimes they work and sometimes they won't work at all. These are the keys that stop responding: A,X,C,F,N. Basically I boot my OS and then whenever I try to press on one of those letters they don't respond. Another thing to mention, if I hold the letter for about 5-15 seconds it starts working again. At first this wasn't a big problem, but then it just got worse. This started to happen more frequently. Any help is appreciated.
My laptop: Packard Bell Easynote TS11HR
Welcome to the forums!
Have you tried reinstalling the driver(s) for the keyboard?
I just recently reinstalled Windows XP on my computer, my USB keyboard is working fine, but my mouse is not working, I tried it in all the USB ports for it and I am getting no response, I am getting a curser on screen but no movement nor am I able to click.
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I have a Wireless Intellimouse Explorer for Bluetooth. As of now, it is not working. If I want to get it working I can spend about an hour or more trying to get it to work. If I can get it working it will work until I restart my computer, so there is really not much of a point to try to get it to work. The way I normally get it to work is by going into either Wireless Link or just Mouse and just fiddling around for a while. If I find a way that works and I try it again it wouldn't work so i'm clueless. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks.
hello experts i need very serious help here........
i am using windows 7 64 bit sp1 from last 5 days my mouse in not working properly on my pc when i get to desktop its working fine (left and right click) when when i try to open start menu or click on clock or taskbar nothing happening but after pressing win+L key and again log on back mouse works every where for some time then again it happens i tried 4 new mouses and uninstalled mouse driver from device manager but same thing happened then i decided to format windows but same thing happened again....... can sumone pls suggest me wht should i do ?? click on my system specs to see my pc configuration
You have ruled out mouse drivers, and I assume you are reasonably sure there are no conflicting mouse and/or keyboard drivers (Software installed and showing in the Programs folder).
I'm not sure what "formatted Windows" means. Did you reinstall the OS and all your programs?
But the next likely suspect is your graphics driver. Have you made any recent changes there?
You can test this by going into Safe Mode. Does the mouse behave properly there?
If it does you can further test this by uninstalling CCC and the graphics driver, restart and let Windows install it's own generic driver, restart to complete the configuration, then see if the mouse works properly without the AMD driver.
My mouse pad works in every way but I can't tap or double tap suddenly stopped working.... I checked and tapping is enabled.
MDane wrote:My mouse pad works in every way but I can't tap or double tap suddenly stopped working.... I checked and tapping is enabled.You posted this in the desktop section without identifying your notebook. I will move it for you. Done! Help us to help you by posting the following information. 1. The complete Model Name. or Product Number. of the notebook - see This HP web document if you don't how to locate the model number and\or product number. Enter the control panel and look for the synaptics control panel. There should be a section there that will allow you to enable touch operation. Since you didn't identify your notebook, I can only give you general information. http://h20565.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?sp4ts.oid=3356620&docId=emr_na-c01876141Read other 1 answers
Let me start by saying this is my first time posting/visiting the site so if this isn't in the correct forum I apologize. Let me start with a bit of background info...I'm runnning Win 7 Home Premium x64 with 2 user accounts. Whenever I start up, everythings does as it should until I reach the user select screen. When it gets there it automatically selects the first user account without any input from me. Once the first account loads and the desktop appears, things start popping up at random as if they are being clicked by the mouse (example: start menu comes up as if I've clicked the windows button in the bottom left corner). Also, the right-click function on the mouse will not work. The right click menu appears very breifly but then disappears (as if a left click has happened).
After the comp is up and running for a short period the mouse functionality seems to go back to normal (I'm having no issues as I type this post). However, on a restart or shut down/start up it always reverts back to the problem. I realize this doesn't seem like a very serious issue, but it makes it impossible to select my 2nd user account.
On a side note, I tried to use system restore to see if that might help and I got an error message saying system restore failed to work (0x800703f1). I did some searching but didn't find any real difinitive info about this error message online, could it be related to my initial problem? Thanks for the long read
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A few days ago my son accidentally... got sick, on my new notebook pc. I removed the keyboard and cleaned out everything really well using Q tips and pipe cleaner with rubbing alcohol. The "fluids" did not seem to get past the keyboard and touch pad. There actually wasn't much of it. I reassembled it and started it up. Everythig worked fine. A day later though, I learned that my keyboard was typing in caps and lowercase at the same time. sOmEThIng lIkE THis (the caps lock button operates and reverses the letters) and I can not type numbers, only the symbols!@#$%^.
Also, the touchpad AND peripheral mouse will hit buttons on certain windows and web sites and highlights list items, but will not select those list items. such as Windows Help. At this point I do not know how to tell if I have a soft ware or hardware issue. Any advice would be helpful. Thanks, Todd
I would try my keyboard and mouse on another computer. Further cleaning would be needed if you continue to get the same errors.
For some reason when i left click it right clicks instead somtimes. It also does not run smoothly at all. Somtimes it won't move unless i tug the wire. Do i need a new mouse or is this a common problem?? Pls help cause right now im using my keyboard for everything. Thanx in advance.
I would try a new mouse. It's the easyest thing to do and your mouse sounds bad.
My external wireless mouse is not working properly.
I'm on Windows 7, Acer Aspire, the software on my mouse is up to date.
Only a few problems, but they are very strange.
1) When i click with it anywhere in iTunes, it switches the song. It does not do this when I use my touchpad on my laptop.
2) It seems that double-clicking capabilities are not working. I am unable to double-click to select a range of text. For example, double-clicking the browser address bar does not select anything. I am still able to double-click select text with my laptop touchpad. Also, I can not double-click to open files or folders.
I tried uninstalling the mouse software and then connecting it again, updating the software, and restarting my computer and I still have the same problems.
Wow that was really weird.
The 'forward' shortcut button on my mouse was stuck in, which caused all of these problems for some reason lol.
This issue is identical to a post last year, "Keyboard only working in certain situations in games". Sorry to double post, that thread seems to be closed despite receiving no responses.
ISSUE: After image restore, laptop keyboard no longer works properly in games.
* Keyboard seems to be working fine in all 'standard computing tasks' and in fact when typing into developer consoles, chat bars, etcetera in several games. Typically it does not do anything at all, but I have noticed that sometimes it acts like a stuck key has been pressed; I press "W" to move forward and my character constantly runs forward.
* Keyboard mysteriously seems to work when I am holding the ctrl key. For example, in Portal 2, I can move around completely fine while crouched with CTRL. Spacebar also seems to be unaffected.
* Mouse works fine at all times.
* Keyboard worked fine until I wiped computer and reinstalled everything. Currently fully updated and otherwise perfectly working Vista SP2.
Validating/reinstalling game software (before I realized it was every game)
Running in windowed mode / fullscreen mode
Checking stickykeys settings
Reinstalling keyboard driver
Thanks for any input - even an indirect thought might lead me down the right path! Since I've checked Hardware > Driver > ActiveX > Software I'm not sure what other elements even come into play here.
Check the settings in the game or buy a game-controller/joystick instead as keyboards were never intended for game playing except for the very simplest of children's games.Read other 4 answers
The keyboard is working very stragne - from the very beginning when I bought the laptop I, m not able to use the keys F1 - F12.If I try to use them they have some usless functions, as in the same time the functions I want to use are not possible.Im not able to use this laptom unless this problem is fixed.Read other answers
I have a Qosmio X70-A-12N, newly bought last September, Windows 8.1, 64 bit.
After working properly (and great!) for half a year, the keyboard started to stutter.
If you type a paragraph or two, with let's say 250 words, every then and now, let's say every 10th or 20th word (undpredictable), a key-stroke yields no results. I tried a different keyboard via USB: no problems, so it has to do with the Qosmio in-built keyboard.
It does not depend on specific keys, and it does not depend on the pressure with which you press down the key.
Any key may turn out to be ignored every now and then.
All drivers have been updated to the most recent issues, BIOS is 1.50.
It seems that the problem is most prominent when working on battery (not sure).
Is this a software or a hardware problem? Does the keyboard need to be exchanged?
My first thought was BIOS update but according Toshiba download page you have latest BIOS version.
You know it is not easy to say what is wrong there. I cannot say for sure if there is some problem with the keyboard but maybe you should contact nearest Toshiba service provider, explain the situation and ask for help.
They should know what must be done. at least, they have very good diagnostic tools and it is possible to detect the problem.
Everytime i press a key it makes a sound like a beep but I notice when i hold down the key for like 2-3 sec it does the action like if i hold down g after 3 secs g is typed.
I went in safe mode and the keyboard works fine. I tried 2 other keyboards and am getting the same problem. I tried different ports for the keyboard same problem.
Can anyone help me please? thx
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my keyboard is not working properly in windows 7......have bought the computer jus a month back. even change my keyboard as well but problem doesn't solved.
Some keys r not working fine. Infact need to press very hard . even ctrl c 7 ctrl v not working sometimes.plz help me....
Did the keyboard work when you first got the computer ?
When did the problem start ?
Have you made any changes to Windows or the Bios ?
So i need help before i go insane!Some of the keys on my laptop keyboard are not doing the proper function.For exapmle, the MUTE button is working similar to the TAB button and the volume button brings up the start window with the apps, settings, etc. A few other buttons are not doing the proper function either. I have no idea what happened to make these keys not work right but I need help before i throw this laptop out the window!Read other answers
Hello, I just purchased my new laptop today and am having issues with the keyboard. The keyboard will not keep up with my typing and misses many letters. There is not only a delay, but many keys are missed. Should I return and exchange it for another model? Have you had previous issues with this model? If theres no easy solution, I will exchange for something else. Thank you.Read other answers
The other day I inserted a USB cable connecting my phone with my laptop Inspiron 7537 in attempt to charge it. The moment I plugged it in the laptop restarted. I immediately removed the cable. The laptop booted normally but I noticed that my right Shift key stopped working at all. Also the 7 number key on the numbers row below F1-12 buttons types as 9, not as 7, and when Num Lock is on behaves as Arrow Up key.
About the Shift key I tried switchin on/off Sticky Keys, Filter Keys, running Dell Diagnostics and nothing helps. The only sign that I have that is still working is the sound it makes after turning on the Filter Keys, but nothing else.
When reading all the forums there is no such problem, but most often both Shift keys not working.
What can I do?
Hi, My keyboard is not working as expected. Some issues faced are:1) Cursor disappears suddenly2) escape key not working What do I need to do ? What is the cost of replacing keyboard in India ?
Hi there @neerajf13?, Thank you for joining in on the HP Support Forums and Welcome! I understand that the Keyboard is not working properly on your HP Split 13-g210dx x2 PC. You had mentioned that the cursor disappears suddenly and that the escape key is not working. I am unsure if this is more a keyboard issue than a touchpad issue. However, I am going to provide you with troubleshooting steps for both the keyboard (because the esc key is not working) and the touchpad (because the cursor disappears). Have you tried to see if it happens in Safe Mode?Have you done any Windows Updates?Have you tried using the HP Support Assistant? Here is a link to the HP Support Assistant if you need it. Just download and run the application and it will help with the software and drivers on your system that need updating. TouchPad Troubleshooting Please follow the steps below, and see if they work: Type in Search, "Device Manager", Click On Device Manager,Expand Mice and other pointing devices, Right Click on the TouchPad, Click on Uninstall,Restart the Notebook twice, Reinstall the TouchPad Adapter.Have you tried to Update the TouchPad drivers manually? If not, please follow the steps below. Type in Search, "Device Manager", Click On Device Manager,Expand Mice and other pointing devices, Right Click on the TouchPad, C... Read moreRead other 1 answers
some uneven keys of my laptop pavilion g6 is not working properly what should i do? is it hardware problem or any update related?Read other answers