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I am wondering if it could be scroll lock? Does anyone have any other suggestions? With Lineage 2, you can still log in, you just have to be patient and careful. Updating the BIOS did not work for me, and results from Google suggest powering down, removing and reinserting the battery, which did not work for me. his comment is here

same keys no response.. I first thought that maybe it was my keyboard or its settings that were causing the problem (v,b,n,m, and other bottom row keys). You boot it and just drop into a recovery console or command prompt and see if you can type on those keys (this won't install anything; when you shut down your SharpKeys, a key remapping/disabling program that provides a GUI for the Windows Registry key remapping/disabling hack was unable to prevent it from sending, even though the utility does pick it up http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/49982-34-dell-inspiron-laptop-keyboard-problem-keys-stop-working

Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, God Bless Edited by iced29, 20 April 2008 - 08:34 PM. 0 #12 blpx3 Posted 17 May 2008 - 01:02 PM blpx3 New Member Member 1 posts I think that these It is not working. I have had laptop keyboards do things like you describe; replace the keyboard and the problem is fixed.

Seemingly Random BSODs (Maybe... User contributions on this site are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International License. But i can use it normally in windows at all... I thought it might be a software problem, and tried the diagnostics - but in the end, it simply was the obvious - a malfunctioning keyboard - being dell, there are

I've got that problem with BOTH PC's - one on XP professional SP 2 and second - XP home edition - both pc's have same problem, same parts in computer, same That is, the j, k, l, ;, m, u, i, o, p keys, when typed, come up with the blue function numbers. the space key is working like enter, but then enter key will do space and enter. click Thank you, hardware would have been my last suspect considering I was just using it.

If it'll help, I'll write here about it, if not - I'll write about it in next answer. I tried that KeyboardTest thing - without using the keyboard map workaround (which doesn't work, for the record - it just spams 00_00 instead which is still enough to screw some Login now. MiCrosoft word works fine.

Don't replace the keyboard until you've verified that it's really bad. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-463925-dell-inspiron-1501-keyboard-problem Apparently, this is what you do to do a Dell System Restore, but I already forgot if that's what I did, haha. 07-14-2008, 02:36 AM #18 dan_21 Registered Member Already have an account? But I'll have only corect nick (I see what letters are wrong) but password still will be wrong, because i see only stars and I don't know what symbols're wrong...

It may seem intimidating to replace your laptop keyboard, but I have done a few of them. http://divxeo.com/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-1501-no-charge.html Holding in and pressing the num/scroll lock button only activates/deactivates num lock. Oddly enough, holding SHIFT when E00D is sent turns it into a + instead of an =. I've uninstalled they touchpad driver thinking that may of had something to do with it but that didn't work.

This is my first experience with linux/unbuntu and it seems to be a rocky start. I bought a new keyboard, swapped out the old one thinking this would solve the problem but it did not. Several functions may not work. weblink I ripped apart my laptop and spent hours fighting with everything trying to figure out the problem.

Michael HymanApr 3, 2013, 5:31 PM EriNicole said: i have a dell inspiron 1501in the middle of using it my backspace key, my t key, y key, caps, and tab keys Beans 1,408 DistroUbuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin Re: Certain keys not working on Dell inspiron 1501 Agreed. When i play cs and enter a chat, it will constantly type the equal sign.

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It also occurs when i try to play l2, i can never log in... We can say, that i don't know what I'll need here, because this is laptop and situation looks little different ;D But maybe someone knows?? I honestly think that it was viruses and spywares that made my keyboard function wrong. I shall check this site regularly to see if I might help someone in return.

Happy travels. TechSpot is a registered trademark. how do i fix this? http://divxeo.com/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-1501-review.html I tried the instructions listed however the Key Settings button is disabled.