Computer Help forum


Keyboard and touchpad don't work

by Pandos11 / February 12, 2013 5:04 PM PST

I was surfing on the internet and suddenly my keyboard and touchpad stopped working
now I'm using usb mouse and on screen keyboard
I've tried fn f7 and fn f9 also uninstalled latest added programs
please help

Post a reply
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Keyboard and touchpad don't work
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Keyboard and touchpad don't work
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Re: keyboard and touchpad don't work
by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 12, 2013 5:43 PM PST

Does the keyboard work in the BIOS setup? Or maybe it's better to ask: does it work to go into the BIOS setup?
If the BIOS is setup to boot from CD/DVD: does the keyboard work in any bootable CD/DVD?

If no, it's a hardware issue. If yes, it's a Windows issue.


Collapse -
Keyboard and touchpad don't work
by ellishgibbons / February 12, 2013 9:01 PM PST

Yes your correct, i was agree with your post either it is a hardware problem or else, windows problem.

Popular Forums
Computer Help 47,885 discussions
Computer Newbies 10,322 discussions
iPhones, iPods, & iPads 3,188 discussions
Security 30,333 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 20,177 discussions
HDTV Picture Setting 1,932 discussions
Phones 15,713 discussions
Windows 7 6,210 discussions
Networking & Wireless 14,510 discussions

Big stars on small screens

Smosh tells CNET what it took to make it big online

Internet sensations Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla discuss how YouTube has changed and why among all their goals, "real TV" isn't an ambition.