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Laptop keyboard SOME KEYS DO NOT WORK

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a b D Laptop
June 2, 2012 10:29:30 PM

[/quote]MY DELL INSPERO 1720 HAS A PROBLEM THE UP DOWN LEFT RIGHT ARROWS DO NOT WORK? ALL OTHER KEYS ARE FINE, HOW DO i GO ABOUT FIXING IT?
a c 433 D Laptop
June 3, 2012 4:47:59 AM

It usually requires a complete replacement of the keyboard since individual keys cannot be replaced. Well... except in expensive mechanical keyboards, but no laptops have mechanical keyboards.

http://www.parts-people.com/index.php?action=item&id=50...

Laptops and the vast majority of desktop keyboards use membrane keyboards. Very inexpensive to manufacture compared to mechanical keyboards, but they are basically an integrated single unit. Once one key goes bad the complete keyboard must be replaced.

a c 248 D Laptop
June 4, 2012 12:51:32 PM

Hi :) 

Totally agree.... new keyboard time....

All the best Brett :) 
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