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Keyboard is malfunctioning

by colindarby / November 20, 2004 10:05 AM PST

.Hi,
Daughter having problems with Hewlett Packard Keyboard = Windows 98SE = 256RAM = Drive = 40gb

Keyboard is malfunctioning = With a Word 2000 [new document] opened and you press the "ENTER RETURN" Key [Full main Character Key Pad] you have the of symbols of the + - [Plus - minus] appearing. The "Enter Key" on the Number Key Pad seems to function all OK

When you use the "Number Key Pad" and you press 9 or 7 you automatically receive 97 on the Word Document.

When on the internet and you press 1 on the number keyboard you receive a notification informing you "Closing Down Computer.

Any help would be appreciated,
Regards Colin.

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Try another keyboard...
by Michael Geist / November 20, 2004 9:34 PM PST

it's the first troubleshooting step.

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Re: Try another keyboard...
by colindarby / November 24, 2004 7:59 PM PST

Michael,
Thanks for your advice!
Yes we as could not borrow a Keyboard so went out and bought a new a Keyboard in the hope it would correct the problem. Yes the new keyboad did correct all!
Many thanks,
Colin

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Re: Keyboard is malfunctioning
by erwin / December 1, 2004 9:32 AM PST

Hi
my keyboard is in the process of troubleshoot i didn't know how i repair to it..the metalic pad of keyboard is disconnected and it not functioning from now..

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Re: Keyboard is malfunctioning
by Kees Bakker / December 1, 2004 4:00 PM PST

Except for replacing an occasional key, keyboards aren't repaired, they are replaced.
Ample choice for less than $25.

Kees

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