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keyboard not working

by benny11_ / November 3, 2016 5:21 PM PDT

I have just recently got a new computer, I took the keyboard USB out from the back of the computer then I put it back in and now my keyboard is not working? any help?

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does it use a battery?
by James Denison / December 12, 2016 8:41 PM PST
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NT

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Re: keyboard not working
by Kees_B Forum moderator / November 4, 2016 2:24 AM PDT
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Things to try:
- reboot
- another USB-port
- this keyboard on another PC
- another keyboard on this PC

If no keyboard works on this PC on any USB port after rebooting, it's a warranty issue.

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by rogerafrance / December 12, 2016 1:48 AM PST
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you can try to disconnect it and connect it back on the fly. USB connections are plug and play, so if you are running Windows and your USB keyboard doesn't work, you can try unplugging and plugging it back to re-establish the communication, or simply try connecting it to another USB port

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