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Re: Laptop Keyboard asdf, jkl;, enter disabled on boot up



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Gene Heskett wrote:

> I suspect the keyboard has been contaminated, possibly by a soft drink
> 
> I won't be responsible, but I've heard, and did it just once 15 years ago, 
> that the top rack in the dishwasher is safe.

i would first try checking connectors and cables before attempting to clean.
ie, remove and reinsert all connectors.

keyboard keys are in an x - y map. being that all keys not working are in
same row, this would tend to indicate that problem is common to this one row.

being that there is a time passage, this tends to indicate that there is
something no making contact when cold and makes after heat up and expansion.

look closely to see if there may be a bad solder connection that traces from
'a -> enter' keys on keyboard circuit board. trace connection thru to main
board and follow trace to matrix ic.

hth.


peace out.

tc,hago.

g
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