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Asus laptop keyboard unresponsiveness. PLEASE HELP!!

by Mace1089 / January 17, 2010 9:52 AM PST

I own an Asus G71GX-A2 laptop with Windows 7 64-bit. I have been encountering a strange issue with my keyboard lately.

When holding down a key such as "W" in notepad for instance, it will repeat the letter for a short while, then as if I'd lifted my finger, it will stop for a moment, and then continue repeating W. If this sounds too vague, allow me to provide a more concrete example.

When playing a game that requires the "W" key to be suppressed to move forward (it's worth noting this problem occurs with other keys as well) eventually the character will stop moving, even though I still have my finger on the "W" key. This will then require me to lift my finger and re-press the key.

If this problem doesn't sound very severe, consider that it's been occurring more and more frequently as of late, seriously interfering with whatever game I am playing.

Additionally, it's worth mentioning that when I plug in my wireless Logitech keyboard to the laptop, the problem is nonexistent when using it for the same functions. No third-party drivers installed or anything.

Does anyone have insight into how I might go about resolving this issue? I apologize if my explanation is a tad wordy, but I must include every detail I feel is relevant so that I may effectively find an answer.

Thank you for your time.

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If I read this right.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 17, 2010 10:45 AM PST

It sounds as if we want to change the laptop keyboard. These run 0 to 99 bucks but add 100 if you don't change it yourself.
Bob

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not sure
by Mace1089 / January 19, 2010 9:59 AM PST
In reply to: If I read this right.

I might get it replaced. I am under warranty, afterall. I just don't know if it's hardware related or not.

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