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? solution 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. solution SolvedBios shows keyboard connected but keys do not work solution SolvedLogitech G19 Keyboard Keys Dont Work solution Devastator keyboard occasionally keys don't all work, as in i'm typing a password and half of it is missing, any ideas please? solution SolvedKeyboard keys not working properly solution Some keys on the keyboard do not work after applying cleaning foam (I have a laptop) , please help! solution Some keys work others don't Acer 5732zg. My cat threw up on the keyboard, l replaced it but only random keys work solution USB keyboard keys randomly does not work solution 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 solution My acer keyboard some keys wont work solution SolvedURGENT HELP !!! Some group of keys not working on keyboard!!! [Desktop] solution some of my keys on my keyboard do not work at all solution Laptop Keyboard some keys dont work even after replacement solution SolvedCan it help - to reseat ribbon cable, if there on Toshiba A120 keyboard are not working 3 keys solution 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 solution My keyboard settings have gone wierd and the arrow keys won't work when I try to change settings in bios solution Z X C and V keys wont work with any USB keyboard (Gigabyte ZZ7-HD3) solution SolvedKeyboard keys not working!!! Please read and help... solution More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !