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 unksol a b D Laptop a b $ Windows 7 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 m 0 l Brett928S2 a c 248 D Laptop a b $ Windows 7 July 1, 2012 2:31:47 PM Hi NEW keyboard time... All the best Brett m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer geofelt a b D Laptop a b $ Windows 7 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Desktop keyboard: Some keys are not working... Why? Forum WHY ARE MY KEYBOARDS KEYS NOT WORKING RIGHT IN OFFICE XP RUNNING ON WINDOWS 7? W Forum SolvedSome keys on keyboard do not work on Linux. Forum SolvedBios shows keyboard connected but keys do not work Forum SolvedLogitech G19 Keyboard Keys Dont Work Forum Some keys on the keyboard do not work after applying cleaning foam (I have a laptop) , please help! Forum Some keys work others don't Acer 5732zg. My cat threw up on the keyboard, l replaced it but only random keys work Forum USB keyboard keys randomly does not work Forum hello. how to fix my keyboard when m,j,k,l,u,i,o,p keys doesn't work properly? they are replaced with numbers 0-9. help pleas Forum My acer keyboard some keys wont work Forum some of my keys on my keyboard do not work at all Forum Laptop Keyboard some keys dont work even after replacement Forum SolvedCan it help - to reseat ribbon cable, if there on Toshiba A120 keyboard are not working 3 keys Forum I have installed a new laptop keyboard for a medion ahoy a laptop and now the some keys don't work and the ones that do are th Forum My keyboard settings have gone wierd and the arrow keys won't work when I try to change settings in bios Forum Z X C and V keys wont work with any USB keyboard (Gigabyte ZZ7-HD3) Forum SolvedKeyboard keys not working!!! Please read and help... Forum Solvedvirus efected and some keys in keyboard is not working...need help Forum Asus q550lf keyboard b n space arrow keys not working Forum Cosair k95 Keyboard media keys not working Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !