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Topic # 93994 3-Dec-2011 12:46
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Hel|2 su|)ently s0me 0f my keyb0ar|) keys refuse t0 w0rk. I was |2laying Syrim, an after I levele|) u|2 the right arr0w, the |) letter, the 0 letter, the |2 letter keys st0|2|2e|) w0rking. N0t 0nly in the game, but everywhere.
I have a new keyb0ar|) that has w0rke|) s0 far. I have trie|) uninstalling an|) installing it. Changing the c0neccti0n. An turning the C|2U 0n an|) 0ff.

N0thing has w0rke|). Any i|)eas, |2lease hel|2!!!

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  Reply # 553068 3-Dec-2011 13:28
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Looks to me like you might have the numlock turned on which on some keyboards maps the number keys on the right hand side of the keyboard. They are normally in a lighter colour in the top of the P,L keys etc.. Could this be the case?




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  Reply # 553138 3-Dec-2011 16:55
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N0|2e, I just trie|) it with an|) with0ut num l0ck, an|) they still |)0nt w0rk.

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  Reply # 553150 3-Dec-2011 17:27
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Your 3l33t key is stuck. Or someone is playing a prank with some sort of keyboard filter.



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  Reply # 553331 4-Dec-2011 07:23
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What 3|33t key. 0h an|) I just f0un|) 0ut that my questi0n marks |)0nt w0rk either.



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  Reply # 553332 4-Dec-2011 07:25
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|)0 y0u guys think that it is s0ftware 0r har|)ware relate|) 2. (The tw0-|)0t is su|2|20se|) t0 be a questi0n mark)

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  Reply # 553334 4-Dec-2011 07:30
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Most likely the membrane inside the keyboard. There is little you can do about it other than replace the keyboard. Keyboards are wired in a matrix, not individual wires. If there is a leakage path on one then it affects a group of keys often about 8. Did someone spill a few drops of Coke on it?




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  Reply # 553338 4-Dec-2011 07:40
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N0 (|)I|) n0t s|2ill c0ke). An|) it is new (s0 aging can be ticke|) 0ff). :(
Can I check the membrane 2.
0r |)0es it all break if I 0|2en it 2.
I have never 0|2ene|) a keyb0ar|) bef0re.

|2.S. The 0 an|) the |2 l00k like they are in the same membrane gr0u|2, but the arr0w key an|) the |) letter are extremely far a|2|2art.



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  Reply # 553341 4-Dec-2011 07:48
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OK, I don't need to annoy you guys anymore with my 1337, I am now using the on screen keyboard.
But the problem is still present.

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  Reply # 553343 4-Dec-2011 07:55
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Keyboards are cheap, buy a new one!




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  Reply # 553506 4-Dec-2011 14:51
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The chances of an electrical problem replacing certain characters with multiple characters which when combined visually looks the same as the original, is pretty much nil. o -> 0, D -> |), p -> |2

This is being done by some software.

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  Reply # 553509 4-Dec-2011 15:01
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get a new keyboard / borrow, see if the problem still persists (if it is, it might be software related)

i got one for $12 from dicksmith







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  Reply # 553830 5-Dec-2011 07:10
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@Jarno

I was using 0 |) an |2 because I don't have the O D and P letters.
I isn't a program that's switching them. It was me so that I could communicate with you guys. (I forgot about the "softboard")

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Ill try borrowing. 

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  Reply # 554046 5-Dec-2011 13:58
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Got a new keyboard, seems to work. Its a shame that the other one just stopped working though, it was a better quality than this one :(
Still, an enormous thanks to all of you who helped me, you saved me much frustration :D.

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  Reply # 554129 5-Dec-2011 16:34
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Buy Logitech. Cost more, but not too much more, and works well.




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