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MacBook Pro keyboard

by jpowell38 / January 28, 2013 1:19 PM PST

I recently purchased a MacBook Pro running OS 10.7.5 There's a problem with the keyboard in that it will not repeat a character when a key is held down. I've checked the Keyboards in Preferences and everything seems to be in order there.
Even though I don't do do it often, a $1,600 computer should come with no defects, if that's the case. Has anyone else had this problem?

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Has it always had this "problem"?
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / January 28, 2013 8:54 PM PST
In reply to: MacBook Pro keyboard

Are you sure that the key repeat is supposed to happen? (It doesn't on my iMac)

I'm also looking at a MacBook Pro and although the System Preferences show the Key Repeat is on, it does not do it either, although the Delete and Backspace keys do.

Call Apple and check with them, your machine is under warranty.


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by jpowell38 / January 29, 2013 1:28 AM PST

It works on my iMac at work and the one I use at home as well. It also works on an older MacBook that I'm getting ready to sell. Thanks for responding... I'll try to give Apple a call.

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