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faulty keyboard keys

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Last response: in Laptop General Discussion
April 24, 2013 9:50:17 AM

Hello could anyone help on a recently purchased 2nd hand toshiba spa-40 laptop the @ key is not working, could anyone help please, thanks lee

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a c 296 D Laptop
April 24, 2013 3:36:09 PM

Define "not working" (I'm guessing you used the alt key combo to post that). Do you mean it does not register?
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a c 373 D Laptop
April 24, 2013 4:36:41 PM

You just have to hold "Alt Car" plus the number "2" and you will get a @ character.
April 27, 2013 6:52:18 AM

SO you may want to try removing the key top and cleaning underneath it with rubbing alcohol. Sometimes some gunk can get underneath there and prevent the electrical contact from being made. Take a look at for some trick on removing the laptop keys and methods on how to clean underneath them.