ACER keyboard problem

Aspire 3003
March 12, 2008 at 16:10:45
Specs: WinXP, ?


A problem with certain keys on my laptop has just appeared while I've been using it. Certain keys have started mapping to the wrong characters, and it suspiciously seems to be isolated to the right side of the keyboard. For example, I hit k and get 2, hit l and get 3.

Any suggestions gratefully received!


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March 12, 2008 at 16:25:02

try a different external keyboard and see if it works ok...if it does you may have a bad laptop keyboard.

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March 12, 2008 at 16:48:36

Try reinstalling your laptop keyboard and make sure you install the "French" Keyboard driver.

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March 12, 2008 at 22:05:21

Laptops have an additional Keyboard Layout, you toggle this by using the 'FN Key plus one other key' which is stated in the User Manual.

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March 14, 2008 at 18:47:55

I hope you did the basic first.
Checking for bent pins?.
If it is only the kbd then it cant hurt to try cleaning it.

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March 21, 2008 at 07:20:24


Should I sneak off to hang my head in shame, or admit to having somehow, accidentally hitting the Fn and number lock key.

And I'm not even blonde....

Thanks very much for your time and replies though guys - I'll get my coat!


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