Why do some keys on my keyboard not work Tags: Laptops Keyboards Windows 7 Last response: July 1, 2012 3:00 PM in Windows 7 Share bruneval July 1, 2012 10:02:31 AM Hello, a number of keys on my laptop have suddenly stopped working. I am having to use the on screen keypad to write this . The letters that work are: `1246-= qwetuiop asdfghjkl;'# \zxcvbnm,./ So not working:3 5 7 8 9 0 r y do you have any ideas? More about : keys keyboard work | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove unksol Laptop Expert Windows 7 Expert July 1, 2012 10:29:10 AM sounds like some of the pins on the cable are making poor contact. you'd have to look at the manual to take it apart.and get to the cable. or the keyboard may be failing and need replaced. you could always use a standard keyboard at home | Report abuse Brett928S2 Laptop Authority Windows 7 Authority July 1, 2012 2:31:47 PM Hi NEW keyboard time... All the best Brett | Report abuse geofelt Laptop Expert Windows 7 Expert July 1, 2012 3:00:54 PM See if cleaning the keys and surrounding area helps. Blow canned air around the keys to dislodge any dirt. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows 7>Why do some keys on my keyboard not work> Related ressources: ForumKeys no longer working on keyboard ForumWhy would my keyboard not work until i click on device manager and then it works ForumFix some keys on keyboard by registory win 7 ForumWhy does my keyboard does not work properly in windows ForumWhy are some selective keys not working. Everytime I turn on the computer the e ForumNumber keys above letters on keyboard dont work properly not keyboard because i ForumWHY ARE MY KEYBOARDS KEYS NOT WORKING RIGHT IN OFFICE XP RUNNING ON WINDOWS 7? W Forumpressing multiple keys on keyboard problem.... ForumArrow keys don't work during startup (Vista) ForumI replaced acer aspire keyboard all keys still wont work ForumSticky Keyboard Keys ForumSome of my keys on the keyboard wont work Foruma4tech office kbs-26 keyboard problem with the multim. keys Forumkeyboard keys problem ForumKeyboard - pressing more than 2 keys "sticks" ForumWhy do my keys suddenly switch to commands when I'm typing? Forum"Reboot and select Proper boot device" ForumNumlock and Keyboard Layout ForumWindows 7 won\'t Boot. Freeze on page. no command responds. Neither Enter, or fu ForumKeyboard characters are mixed up More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !