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YOGA 12: Access BIOS after keyboard spill

Q: YOGA 12: Access BIOS after keyboard spill

My Yoga 12 keyboard was ruined due to spill and now won't work at all. But I need to press ESC, and I cannot... I need to access BIOS as the laptop is asking for a correct date due to complete disassembly and removal of CMOS battery. An external USB keyboard doesn't work during bootup... BIOS version is 1.24. If I hold F1 on the built-in keyboard prior to powering up, the system enters BIOS. After that, no response. The keys are stuck. I even tried hot-removing the keyboard cable from the motherboard when having entered BIOS and then plugging in a USB keyboard. Tried both USB ports to no avail ./ I just need to be able to press ESC to bypass the date check -- the laptop works otherwise. I'll buy a new built-in keyboard, but would love to hear alternative solutions in the meanwhile. Is Fast Boot affecting USB keyboard combatibility? Any secret key combos I could use to reset the BIOS? Would plugging the laptop into a dock help (connecting a USB keyboard onto the dock)? PS: Why on earth won't external keyboards work during bootup on this laptop?? .(





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I spilt juice on my yoga 2 pro. I'm using it right now and I have cleaned it to the best of my extent. The keys are a bit sticky and the right USB port seems jammed and won't work. Please help.

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My 1.5 years old sun spill half of a glass, with Coca Cola inside on ThinkPad Yoga keyboard.I did turn it upside down, went to BIOS and disconnect battery power. Yoga was functional whole time and did not have any problems with liquid in keyboard. I did pull bottom bezel and disconnect battery and left yoga upside down in rice until morning.I was terrified and angry on myself why I did not stick to T series with water drain keyboard.In morning I powered it up, and everything was OK, except sticky keyboard keys (Why I?m drinking Cola, water is so much better and healthierJ)I was thinking to disassembly whole thing and clean keyboard, but this is not a simple job according to hardware maintenance manual. Then I tried to clean keyboard with compressed air, and it helped, but not at once. I spent 3 packs of air to get back key press feel like it was before spill (Few nights spray it and left it upside down).Finally advice:If you have ThinkPad Yoga and work at home with little kids around, have prepared compressed air bottle. If I was clever enough to clean keyboard before Cola dried I think I would be fairly better and easier to clean keyboard.God job Lenovo for water resistant ThinkPad Yoga keyboard!Now fix OneLink dock port flapping issue JRegards!

A:Thinkpad Yoga spill advice

Hi,
 
That was indeed some useful information. Hopefully, our forum users will find it helpful.
 
And I would like to appreciate the feedback on Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga, specifically the keyboard. Hope you are having a great time with the product.
 
Please feel free to post back in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any query.
 
Cheers!
 
Best regards,
Mithun.





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I have constant issues with the keyboard on Yoga 910.  I'm particularly interested if this is hardware issue that would require me to return the laptop for a refund, or it's software/firmware issue that would suggest I would have this same issue if I replaced the laptop. I dual boot Windows and Linux Mint. I work solely from Linux and keep Windows installed purely to get myself out of trouble when this laptop misbehaves. Right now, at boot, the keyboard is completely non-functioning.  Which means at the boot-loader I cannot make a selection.  It also means if I tap the hidden button with a pen (the one beside the power button) to get access to the BIOS options, I also cannot make any selections. When I allow Linux to boot (because I can't choose anything else,) it's hit or miss if the keyboard will work.  Sometimes it worked immediately.  Sometimes it starts working after 30 seconds.  Sometimes it does not work at all. So I reboot, reboot, reboot, whilst simultanously bang my head on the desk until it does work. Note that I read that some Lenevo laptops get confused and think they are in tablet mode when they are not, causing the keyboard to be disabled.  The solution is meant to be to fold the screenback past 300 degrees and back again to trip the switch.  But this does not work for myself -- I can folder it all the way, back and forth many times, and they keyboard never comes back. So on th... Read more

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I come from a ThinkPad and I'm used to have the "Fn" key on the left of the "Ctrl" key. Can I configure the BIOS so that "Fn" and "Ctrl" are swapped?On thinkpads this option is under BIOS>Configuration>KeboardSee this: https://support.lenovo.com/it/en/solutions/ht074187

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I own an Asus eee PC 1000HA netbook. I spilled crystal light on my keyboard (it's a sugar-free lemonade flavored drink). I took out the battery, blotted it with a paper towel, and used a blow dryer (set on cool) to try to blow out the moisture. Then, I partially dismantled it and took out the hard drive. After about 15- 20 minutes, I put the netbook back together and turned it on. It successfully booted, but I found that the mouse pad did not work. I then left it idle, and when the computer went to sleep (which it usually does when I leave it idle), I was unable to turn it back on. So I dismantled it again. After about an hour, i reassembled the computer and was able to boot it up again. However, I found that the mouse pad still did not work, and my keyboard did not work either. Right now - I've taken out the hard drive again and have not turned it on since. Is my keyboard fried or is there a chance it will regain function if left to dry for a day - week? Or is there anything I can do right now to give my laptop a better chance?
 

A:spill on netbook keyboard

It's possible that you keyboard and mouse pad were damaged from the fluids.
(even plain water can damage the electrical components within a computer)

Let it dry for a day and if the problem persists, the keyboard and mouse may be fried, unfortunately.

Always remember, never have fluids in close proximity of your computer! I'm guilty of this from time to time and I have to catch myself...it happens.
 

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Hello there, This is my first time posting. Basically, I spilled some water on my laptop keyboard 2 days ago, I wiped off the water and left it overnight. Then when I turned it on the keyboard is completely dead. The laptop itself turns on fine, the screen as well as the touchpad work fine, but the keyboard is not repsonsive at all. I am typing this question on the laptop now using a temporary external usb keyboard. Ive checked all the drivers and they do not indicate any problem. I think I may have to purchase a new one.  Model Number: HP 15-d051sa.Windows 10 64-bit. Kind regards,Farooq93

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Unfortunately, I spilled some coffee on the keyboard, the space bar and letters a,z dont work.I took the keys out and cleaned them but still dont work. I would like to know how can I open the keyboard and clean it from inside? And since the keyboard itself does not have screws I am worry to break it.Could you help with this please.

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Hey,

So I was using a usb keyboard and my cat spilled water on it while I was away. This seemed to render the the keyboard useless. It also caused the computer to start to react strangely to mouse inputs, though I am positive no water seeped into the case. When I tried to shut down the computer, it hanged for a good two hours at the part when all the icons and toolbar had disappeared from the screen and only the background was displayed. I then hard shut down the computer and when I restarted it, I was prompted if I would like to restore some sort of default bios on the motherboard. I unwittingly chose to do so. Now it seems I cannot boot into any of my primary drives, only slave drives that I have included from my old computer. When I do boot into this drive, my graphics processor is not used (looks like windows safe mode). Whenever I do try to boot into one of the other drives, I get the mobo splash screen and then the computer hangs halfway through the "starting windows" animation and then goes black and restarts. When I try to do a start-up repair, it says it fails for an unknown error and when I do a system restore, it fails because it cant replace a file in google chrome, or something (it was open when the incident happened).

What I suspect is happening is the default settings caused the mother board to start "talking" to my hard drive from my old computer and not my new one, but I have no idea how to get it to "talk" to my ne... Read more

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Hi! I spilled a half glass of wine on my HP G60 keyboard last week. I shut the laptop off and removed the keyboard and I cleaned off as much of the sticky stuff as I could. I did not see a lot of white marks on the circuit boards. I cleaned the keyboard in water and dried it overnight and tried it but no good. I replaced the keyboard and now some keys work while others do not. When I press the a key, I get az1, when I press the s key, I get sx2. Two questions:
1) Would trying a USB keyboard indicate whether the probem is confined to the keyboard and cable and not the motherboard? If it works, keyboard problem only?
2) If the test is no good, can I simply remove as many components as possible (CD, Keyboard, Hard disk, memory, wireless card, display, etc.) and can then soak the computer in warm, distilled water for a while to see if that works.
Regards, Joe
 

A:Wine spill, HP G60-519wm keyboard

Sounds like you still have some residue of the wine causing an electrcical fault in the keyboard. I am fairly confident that if you connect an external keyboard it will work fine, but please do this to prove it.

If you want to try and flush out the wine from the existing keyboard remove the board form the PC and then there is no possibility of harming anything else. Whatever you do to try and clean it just make sure you leave it for a long time to dry out in a warm place. Your safest bet would be to get a new keyboard.
 

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Yesterday, I spill coffee on my laptop(Sony Vaio PCG-K13). Fortunately,everything works well EXCEPT
1)When I turn on the computer now,it makes this loud beeping noise before a screen comes up asking me to select Profile1. Didn't have this problem before the spill.

2)All the keys + touchpad mouse works fine EXCEPT the spacebar,which doesn't function at all. Currently,I using the on-screen keyboard to insert spaces.

Can anyone offer any suggestions for addressing one or both problems?

Thanks
 

A:Keyboard Liquid Spill Problem

ugh. ugly situation. At worst you may have shorted some component and ruined the motherboard (requires replacement). At best, it is a minor short and the keyboard may only require cleaning or replacement.
Cleaning will require dissassembly of the laptop and electronics cleaning solvent.
I do not recommend this for an average user. Laptops are very tricky to put back together. You would be better off getting a professional.

If the motherboard is ruined, you can buy a salvage model and use the hard drive, RAM, etc, that is in yours to make either the salvage model work, or use the salvage model for a motherboard part.
 

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Good Day, I need assisstanc with fixing my keyboard. I accidently spilled sugary coffee on the keyboard, thereafter a drained all the liquid out of the keyboard and computer. the computer is now working but the keyboard is not working as the keys are sticky.  How do i remove the sugary substatance from the keys without damaging the keyboard. Thank you.

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hi folks,

I've got a GQ ZX-5361A notebook model#536S from fry's. It's been a pretty good machine, and my current problem is entirely self-inflicted.

What happened:
Here's a cliche, I accidentally spilled coffee on my keyboard, and the following keys became non-functional: 1,2,3,q,w,e,a,d,z,x,c (the spill was on the left hand side of the machine). everything else seems okay.

What I've done:
* I waited for things to dry, but that didn't help
* I tried to rinse the affected keys with a hard stream of water from a spray bottle (with the machine inverted to prevent it from getting inside), toweled it off fast and let it dry, but (ofcourse) that made the problem worse. Now all of the keys seem to be dead. Fingerpad still seems okay (that's how I was able to shutdown the machine).

What I think I still need to try:
* I was going to try to use a USB keyboard to make sure that the problem is local to the keyboard itself
* I am trying to open the machine to see if I can get a closer look at the keyboard, but after unscrewing what seemed like the millionth screw, I started to worry that there might be some that I shouldn't.

What I need:
* is there anything I should try before continuing the surgery (popping keycaps off to try to clean exposed contacts -- if there are any), etc?
* is there a set of disassembly instructions available for the machine?
* is there anything that I should definitely consider offlimits for the screwdriver?
* if I d... Read more

A:Fry's GQ Notebook keyboard spill problem

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Greetings, I had a coke spill on my P50 that started from the row above the spacebar downwards to the trackpad. I tried my best to dry everything on the surface after removing the battery. After waiting a while, I started the laptop and keyboard worked fine but after a day passed, some buttons stopped working, buttons that weren't covered by the spill so I guess the spill damaged the connector. I opened up the laptop (a week later), removed the keyboard, sprayed some alcohol on it and cleaned any residue that I was able to see.  Didn't work out, the same buttons were not functioning. Any other ideas to do on the keyboard before I replace it? I doubt such keyboards can be fixed, and probably the only solution is to replace it.

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Hi,

I have a problem. I spilled wine all over my roommates Toshiba keyboard. Its an A100 and since I broke it, I bought it and she got a Dell. Now, I own this damaged laptop and I am finding the only problem with it is the keyboard doesn't work. I can surf the net, download anything I want, make music on fruity loops, listen to mp3's and even watch dvds. The only thing I can't do is type using the keyboard.

Does anyone know if there is a way to take the keyboard off and clean out the (now probably dried up) wine under it?

Or is there a certain model of keyboard I can buy to plug into the laptop through one of its usb ports or something?

I am fairly knowledgeable on regular computers, but I know nothing about laptops....help!!
 

A:Toshiba A100 Keyboard Spill

You can have a shop replace the keyboard in it, or you can buy a new one from the manufacturer and have a brand new laptop!

other than that I suppose you can buy a USB keyboard, but Im the kinda person who would replace that one with an origional and keep the mobility of the laptop alive!
 

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Hello all, I unfortunately spilled coffee on my T470 and the keyboard at this point is no longer in action. Rest of computer seems to be fine. (fingers crossed). Being this is my work computer I have gone ahead and purchased a keyboard replacement opposed to trying any other cleaning methods. Here is my issue, from what I have read I need to disable the internal battery from the BIOS before pulling and replacing keyboard. I am having issues with this as my f1 key is not functioning and my external keyboard is not getting me to the BIOS when I reboot the computer. So Im not sure how to excactly disbable it. Any advise? Could I just unplug the power, pull the removable battery and let the internal battery drain?  Side note, the current keyboard is acting finicky, sticking keys etc/interfering with external keyboard. Its not aweful but its annoying. Can I pull the internal keyboard before I get the replacement and just use the external one? Thanks for the help in advanced.   

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My younger brother spilled water on my Dell Inspiron 3520. The water spilled all over the keyboard. It has been left to dry for a while now, bit it doesnt turn on. I left it plugged in for half an hour and it just gets hot, but doesn't turn on or anything. Should I risk changing the keyboard? Or did is it something else?

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Yesterday, at ~8PM I opened a bottle of mineral water, unfortunately for me it burst and spilled all over my laptop. As I had no idea what to do I just stood there for like 5 seconds, then I realized I should disconnect the plug. After that I tried to dry it using towel and paper towels. Because I had no idea what else to do I just decided to give myself a treat and just go to sleep early, so I left the laptop there as it is (in normal position)

The next morning (roughly 8 hours after the spill) I decided to try whether it is working or not, well, it's quite hot in my room so the water should be gone now, the water spilled on the ground did disappear as I was too lazy to swab it (lol)...

well, the laptop is working just fine so far, except the keyboard is typing weird stuff

Q - q`1a
A - qa
D - 'd
F - vf

etc, not all keys are doing this, most of them are working just fine...

what should I do now? I know I can use the external keyboard, but is there a way to fix this? I have Asus G750JM and somewhere I read that the newer laptops have some feature that prevents the water from going to the laptop HW from the keyboard, not sure if mine has something like that but as I said, it works just fine except for the keyboard

I also tried to dry it some more today using paper towels, turn it facing down on the paper towel to see whether there still was some water (nope, the water towels were dry), I also decided just to clean it from dust using canned air, well, my laptop i... Read more

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My wife spilled half a glass of water on the laptop Toshiba 7020ct.
she cleaned it up.

after this incident the keys are typing the wrong letters for eg. if i
type H i get G and some times two or more letters for the same key.

She says she has pressed the keys vigorously during the cleaning i was
wondering if she activated some key or compressed some key which is
causing the problem.

i cleaned the keys by removing the keys but it did not help

I noticed some thing else when i switch on the computer it gives me a
message saying update EC / KBC . Where can i find this and how do i
update

I can use external keyboard and mouse with out any problem.

I am a computer illiterate please help

thanks in advance

Manohar

email address

[email protected]
 

A:Water spill on laptop - keyboard problem

Go here and see if this will help ya out.

http://www.notebook.ee/forum.php?openID=385&dcurrent=2004-06-30+20:34:19

Good luck.
 

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Hi,     I have lenovo T450 laptop , by mistake spilled some water on ite keyboard. As per T450 product specifiaction , its keyoard is spill-resistant. Is this true? The water spill was very less but still I am scared that water might have gone inside laptop and might crash motherbord inside.My laptop is still On and working after 1 hour of spill. Please suggest. Thanks.

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So I spilled about a half glass of water on my laptop. Its an Alienware 17X. I've been thinking of replacing it since its a bit old and not working so great anymore. However I still need it for a little while longer! It was late and I was just about to go to sleep, and I wasn't really thinking. I've never had this happen to a computer before, since I'm usually quite careful. Here's what I did which I now see is the worst possible thing you could do:

I dried the keyboard as much as I could, but left the laptop on. Then I went to sleep, and actually left the laptop on all night. The following day, I found that multiple keys on the key board weren't functioning, though the rest of the computer seemed to work fine. I shut down the computer but then restarted it. Some of the keys that hadn't worked now seemed to work again, but most the keyboard still wasn't functioning. Also whenever I clicked in a place to type, the j key would just type out an infinite amount without me pressing it. I shut the computer off again but I didn't do anything about it. Today, I tried to restart my laptop again but it went to the reboot options screen, and since the keyboard doesn't work I can't boot up my computer. I finally looked up what to do if you spill water on your keyboard, and I realize how stupid I've been.

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A:Keyboard stopped working after water spill

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Sorry if I didn't post on the right section.

So basically I spilled liquid on my laptop keyboard and now it doesn't work anymore.
I turned it upside down for a while, I blow dried it and yeah at first it worked but after like... 2 minutes it stopped working forever! Guess the liquid short circuited the keyboard.

Should I just send my laptop in to some store and get it fixed?
Or should I remove the keys (which sounds really complicate and a delicate work)
Maybe I should uninstall the keyboard driver and re install in?

For more info I'm using a COMPAQ Presario v6000

***P.S: The weirdest thing is that when I open my laptop, it makes a loud beeping noise and then I kinda freezes on the startup screen (shows COMPAQ, and tells you to press ESC for config)
So I press ESC hoping it works and yeah it does. I press ESC again and windows starts up.
-> Does it mean that only the ESC button on my keyboard work?
Thanks!
 

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Hi,     I have lenovo T450 laptop , by mistake spilled some water on ite keyboard. As per T450 product specifiaction , its keyoard is spill-resistant. Is this true? The water spill was very less but still I am scared that water might have gone inside laptop and might crash motherbord inside.My laptop is still On and working after 1 hour of spill. Please suggest. Thanks.

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I have a 17-day old new Thinkpad E560.  Spilled about a teaspoon of white wine on the keyboard when I jostled the glass (it didn't tip over).  Keyboard started acting flaky, spontaneously producing long series of a's and 1's.   While I couldn't see any evidence of remaining liquid after dabbing up what small amount was evident, I figured a trickle may have seeped inside, and let it dry overnight. 24 hours I tried again, and while there was no erratic behavior, about a third of the keys -- while they felt normal -- were non-functional. I recalled that the Lenovo specs for this model say it has a Spill Resistant keyboard.  But I see no open holes on the back of the case.  And I pulled out the keyboard and see it has plastic across its entire back.  Clearly this isn't a Spill Resistant keyboard.  How can the Lenovo specs, and many resellers' advertising, tout that it *is* Spill Resistant? 

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After last BIOS update I can't turn on my keyboard backlit. There's no such option in Lenovo Vantage, pressing Fn+Spacebar not working anymore.

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About 48 hours ago, I spilled coffee (w/ cream and sugar) on my keyboard while the power was on. I immediately turned off the laptop, wiped it dow with napkins, and turned to laptop upside down to enable draining. This model laptop has an internal battery for those unfamiliar, so I unfortunately could not remove that.  I left the laptop in a position for where air could flow through it (aided be a fan), and left it in such a way for ~40 hours.  This morning, I finally gained access to laptop tools, so that I could disassemble the the laptop and clean what I could with 91% isopropyl alcohol (not the ideal 99% I see recommended, but I don't think this is a major issue). There was residue visible on the metal beneath the keyboard, as well as a small amount on the battery. All of which was cleaned off with cotton ear swabs dipped in a bit of that rubbing alcohol. I reassembled the laptop, gave it a couple hours to let the small amount of rubbing alcohol to dry off, and tried booting up. Fans spin loudly for ~30 seconds, screen remains blank, no beeps or whatever emit from the laptop, and the power light remains on w/out blinking. The fans and laptop itself turned off after that 30 second period. I then tried hitting the "Novo Button" or "One Key Rescue", and this resulted in a blue menu popping up allowing me to start laptop in one of 4 modes. I tried clicking up or down to scroll through options, however those keys didn't work. Clicked "Enter" ... Read more

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I have the Acer Aspire E15, and recently I spilled milk over the keyboard and some keys don't work, including the powerbutton, aka the only power button on the whole laptop, is there a way to turn it on without it, or atleast a quick way to fix it, or long way either is fine I just want to turn it on.

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Hello! I spilled cider all over the keyboard on my Ideapad 500s, and now the trackpad doesn't work at all. After the spill I switched it off almost immediately, and tried to turn it on in about half an hour. Everything seems fine apart from the trackpad. Also, during the night the computer started making very loud beeping noises while switched off. I think it was three beeps and a pause. The power button lit up as well. I switched the computer on and there were no changed - everything works apart from the trackpad. Is it posdible to fix it somehow and what should I do?

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I spilled a full 16 oz coffee on my keyboard - a direct hit. The only real issue is that two 3 keys no longer function. The 'w', 'q' , and Backspace do not work.  I am looking to ship it to have the keyboard replaced. Is this the best solution, or is there a way to try to troubleshoot this myself?  Thanks,

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After water spill in premier keyboard of Dell XPS 12 9250 due to the incidence, the keyboard can not work: there is no power; the light is not lit; the touchpad is also unavailable. I want to repair it by myself. Where is the service manual? How should I repair it by myself?

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The hardware on my one month old Yoga 910-13IKB (Windows 10 Pro ver. 1703) is now stuck in what seems like tablet mode:The built-in keyboard does not work anymoreThe touchpad does not work anymoreThe screen is stuck in landscape mode and does not rotate when the laptop is in tent modeThe speakers are stuck with the awful tablet-mode sound qualityWhen I boot to the BIOS, the keyboard works with no issue. However, when the OS boots, it almost instantly switches to the previously described mode. If I spam the keyboard as the laptop boots, it briefly works (I can type 3-4 letters on the log in screen) and then instantly stops working. Things I have already attempted:Looking for an answer onlineRebooting the laptop multiple timesTurning the laptop off and then turning it on againUpdating the drivers (+ reboot)Reinstalling Yoga Mode Control (+ reboot)Opening/closing the lid from its closed state to the tablet state and everything in betweenThings I am reticent to do:Since this is a brand new machine, I do not feel comfortable fiddling with the actual hardware (i.e. opening it to remove a battery to do a hard reset)Suspected source of the issue:I think this has to do with the laptop believing that it's being booted while the hardware is in tablet mode (screen rotated all the way open) although it isn't. I am severely disappointed in how finicky this laptop is for the price...Thank you for any help

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I spilled some water on the keyboard.. Drained it and let it dry for a while and now it works find. Except the trackpoint buttons (above the touchpad) now trigger clicks for both middle and left click (if i click left click, it's like clicking middle and left at the same time)

Also some buttons on the keyboard trigger button clicks.. What can i do to fix this?
 

A:Keyboard triggers bunch of mouse clicks after spill on it Lenovo T530

I would say that you might need a new keyboard. however take it somewhere and have it checked out to make sure nothing else got damaged from the water.
 

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Hi I've permanently disabled Intel AMT from BIOS but I still can enter the AMT admin interface by pressing CTRL+P.I expected that permanently disabling Intel AMT would disable this.Do I need a replacement mainboard? Thank you

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I had wanted to change the minimum amount of memory to my intel HD 515 graphics and make some other tweaks for gaming, and I turned off my laptop, pushed the novo button on the side, it booted up and I chose the Bios setup option. I started going through the menus and I HAD an advanced menu which gave me the graphics memory options, it had overclocking options, option to enable NFC, 3D Camera and a bunch of other stuff. I even showed to someone, so I was NOT hallucinating haha. I had decided to reboot and wait so I could google a lot of the options as I didn't understand some of the super-super advanced settings. When I went back to the bios, no advanced menu is present and I can NOT get it back. A lot of stuff says you CAN'T get it, but I DID.  Anyone? Was it some super weird glitch or did I bump the right key combo? I did a google search and have found a few others that have also accidentally done this, including a screenshot of the SAME menu I got from another Lenovo user.
























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A:How to access Yoga 700-11ISK Advanced Menu in Bios...

HI.GodAmongGeeks It is possible that advanced bios settings, is or has been limited change modify something you could cause damage to the system,You could try again doing a bios update and see if Advanced mode, exit no exit lenovo has the grey bios. Verify the operating system and that you do not have the same version of bios,use caution that does not cut the procedure:BIOS Update for Windows 10 (64-bit) - Yoga 700-11ISKhttps://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles/ddcn25ww.exe http://support.lenovo.com/es/es/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/Yoga-Series/yoga-700-11isk? Regards.



Click on the star to say thanks.Please mark if it solves your problem.No work for LENOVO I volunteer.Good luck with the inconvenience.

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I have a Yoga 3 14 running Windows 10.  When I try to restart into EUFI Settings (following instructions http://zd.net/2fK7Zjw), machine boots up to a blank screen.  Computer is seemingly on (eg: cap lock button light and screen backlighting turn on and off), but nothing is visible on screen.  Powering off and on restarts computers successfully back to windows. Thanks for your help!

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Am having problems that I don't understand. I can't access bios with my USB keyboard. The only way I can get into bios is with a PS/2 keyboard. The motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-Z68-D3H-B3. When I do get into bios using the PS/2 keyboard, the bios is set for all USB including legacy. When I first got this motherboard, I did not have this problem, because I used my USB keyboard to overclock the CPU. The USB keyboard is Logitech part number 820-001268. I have also reflashed the bios to the most current version, F10. I also swapped out another USB keyboard, but still could not access bios with it. Anyone got any helpful ideas? Thanks.
 

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My dell e310 won't boot, even to the Bios. It needs a USB mouse and keyboard (it has no PS2 options in back. Problem is the battery was changed, so the bios needs to enter setup to boot to change the time, etc. NO USB ports will recognize the USB keyboard (and i tried several other keyboards, slots, and even two PCI usb cards, no luck). What's going on? The mouse will power on to show the red LED(optical) but no luck when the keyboard gets plugged in there, even after a reboot.
(all other parts are stock, and no recent changes).
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A:can't access bios or usb keyboard

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Hi,Some keys in my keyboard stoped sudenlly . I found instructions may solve it .For this I want to access bios which has password.I know the password but can't access because of the keyboard.Is there any way to remove password, show keyboard on screen ....etc.Thanks.

A:Can't access bios setting because keyboard not working

Hi,Can you connect external keyboard and try?RegardsVisruth

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Hi, when I turn my pc on I get bios splash screen but mouse or keyboard wont work to get into bios settings.(Even though there is power going to both k/board and mouse) After bios splash screen I get the dreaded BSOD (with no mouse cursor). I have tried step by step re-installation of all hardware with clean. I have tried different pci slots for my graphics card and network card and still the same. I have also tried removing/replacing the mobo battery. I am completely stumped guys can you help me? Cant get into windows at all!

A:BSOD with no keyboard or mouse or access to bios pls help!

We dont have any hint about the BSOD. Can you take a camera snap of the BSOD screen and let us see it? May be the onscreen codes will give us some idea about what is going there.

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I used to be able to access my BIOS but recently I have noticed that my USB Keyboard doesn't power on until Windows fully loads. Because of this, I can't access my BIOS anymore. I have tried plugged the Keyboard into USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports to no avail. I really need help with this, google searches brought up nothing.
 

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Hi all I have a HP Envy 700-230 that has a wireless keyboard How am I supposed to access the BIOS as the Keyboard drivers are not loaded until after the machine has booted and there are no normal keyboard connects on this PC for a wired keyboard With this sort of computor how am supposed to access the BIOS Obviously at boot the reports a keyboard error and suggests I press escape to access the BIOS which I cannot because at boot there is no keyboard present. Thanks for any help with this. Jeanette











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A:How to access BIOS on machine with wireless keyboard and no ...

While not a definite answer but try a wired USB keyboard in place of the wireless one.  There may be a setting in the BIOS to change the way the keyboard interacts on boot but, of course, you have to get into the BIOS.  Looking at other comments on this problem, if you happen to have a PS/2 keyboard and a PS/2 to USB adapter, then this seems to be a better choice.  Plug the PS/2 keyboard into the PS/2 to USB adapter and then try that on boot to enter the BIOS.  Then look for the setting to allow the keyboard to be recognised at boot.  Another choice is to move the USB port the wireless keyboard uses.  If the back ports, move to the front, if the front move to the back.Let me know if any of those help.

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Fortunately for me, I had an ancient PS 2 in my closet so I solved my problem that way. Lucky for me this time.

The whole experience led me to wonder if someone can design a flash drive to create a "Del" keystroke at boot up?

For example, when you need to enter BIOS, you put in the flash drive, reboot, and it creates a key signal for you independent of the keyboard.

Is this even possible?

A:My Wireless Logitech K520 Keyboard won't let me access BIOS.

See this topic, it might help? cant enter bios with wireless usb keyboard

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I have a Compaq Presario SR1220NX desktop w/ XP SP3. Using the keyboard I can access the BIOS (F1) but it stops working when I get to the desktop. I have tried P/S 2, USB, wireless keyboards (they all have worked on other computers) and they do not work once I get to the desktop. When I press any key on these keyboards they make a dull sound.

I have the latest version of the BIOS. Any suggestions on how to resolve this problem would be appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Keyboard not working on the desktop but I can access the BIOS

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bios gives keyboard error. keyboard and mouse will not function and I can not get into windows . Is there away to access Bios on startup? Also is there a Bios file available to flash  the bios? the system will continue to the windows splash screen but with no keyboard there is no way to loginDoesn't look like any body in this forum has a clue about this problem.   disappointing waste of time 

A:bios gives keyboard error unable to access windows

Hi @bsmar,  May the Forums be with you! It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts and other support personnel. I understand that you are having a problem with an unspecified keyboard error, and are looking for a possible BIOS upgrade. I am happy to help with this. First you can find drivers and available BIOS files on the support page for your model: HP Pavilion 500-c60 Desktop PC. Be sure to select the correct operating system for your system first. What is the exact BIOS error you are getting related to the keyboard?Have you tried connecting a different keyboard, to your computer, and are you using a wireless or USB keyboard?  Otherwise if you are looking for more immediate or interactive support you could try contacting phone support. In that case please use the following http://www.hp.com/contacthp and create a case for your issue and contact HP. If you live outside the US/Canada, please click the link below to get the contact information for your region. http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.html Please let me know what you decide, or if the BIOS files I directed you to resolve your issue, then please mark this post as a solution. Kudos would also be appreciated.  

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