Forum discussion tagged with keyboard.
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    Question Laptop Key only working if pressed in exact middle

    Hiya, I have an MSI GS65 9SF Stealth Laptop. The E key is only working when pressed in the middle of the key. Recorded a short video to explain: I've tried swapping the key, the plastic part under the key & the little rubber bit with another key that works fine...
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    Question Identification of keyboard dampening foam ?

    I found this 4mm thick foam in my room that I could potentially use for dampening my HyperX Alloy Origins but I'm not sure what kind of material it is or if it's appropriate for the task. I just know that if the foam is not electrically conductive, it would work. Imgur: The magic of the...
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    Question K552 Mechanical keyboard mod guide and questions

    Hi I want to add PE foam beneath my PCB and next to the body. I've found this in my graphic card box but I don't know if it's anti-static. Also, I want to use this PE foam on the PCB under the switches, but I'm not sure it's anti-static like the other foam. I came with my monitor it was in...
  4. CeleBelly

    Alt, Windows and CTRL Keys Disabled After Registry Edit

    TLDR: I followed the instructions in the quotation box below and disabled CTRL, Alt and the Windows key and want to undo it. Full Explanation: A few days ago my keyboard started spamming Y or S nonstop unless I pushed one of them, though neither of the keys actually typed when I did. I have a...
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    Question wireless vs wired mouse/keyboard /gamepad

    Hi, realistically does good quality wireless mouse/keyboard /gamepad provide same performance(responsiveness) as wired counterparts in competitive esports games for pc?`I dont wanna decide just by seeing technical specs, but i want to decide on the basis of actual possible responsiveness of a...
  6. BOI123

    Question keyboard spamming keys while held down

    my keyboard is spamming keys while the key is held down. when i tried the keyboard in my laptop it works totally fine and didn't spam anything. i have tried the control panel method adjusting repeat rate and speed but no change also tried to uninstall the driver, but same thing. i cant hold...
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    Question Keyboard glitching ?

    People, I have a weird situation going on. Anybody knows how to resolve it without restarting a PC? I'm sure it'll fix it, but I just want to know why it's happening in the first place. My keyboard glitches from time to time, like, I can't type. Esc, `, Tab, Caps, Shift, Ctrl (including...
  8. VitorMoreira2525

    problem with keyboard key working on some apps and not others

    Hello everyone, I'm having a bit of an issue with my right arrow key on my keyboard. For some reason, it seems to be working fine in certain applications, such as the game Elden Ring. However, when it comes to using it in Windows or Google Chrome, it simply doesn't work. I should also add that...
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    [SOLVED] [Q] Official ASUS Software for Remapping Keyboard Keys

    Hi, I've been looking around for a software capable of remapping keys on my keyboard similarly to how SteelSeries Engine 3 does so for their own keyboards. I looked around in Armoury Crate, but I didn't see such a settings under 'Devices' -> 'System'. Is there an official software for...
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    Question Keyboard sometimes won't type any symbols

    Hi, I have a strange problem with my keyboard that I haven't been able to find a fix for with any simple searches. Every now and then my keyboard will refuse to type at all, no numbers letters spaces etc. But my computer does pick up the other non-symbol keys, I can press escape to open the...
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    Question Coolermaster Portal doesn't work with CK550 ?

    So guy i decided to use my old and trusted ck550 today but when i installed the cooler master portal 1.0.1 from coolermaster website (ck550) i found that it doesnt work, when it starts it justs opens up and says the message "failed to download the information file".... furthermore it...
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    Question gamer keyboard USB 2.0 only 62.5 hz a polling rate

    The gamer keyboard only has a polling rate of 62,5hz for some reason, and I think it should have a polling rate of 1,000hz. Keyboard: White Shark Commandos GK-2106W/R-HU why is this, how can it be solved? Motherboard: PRIME B550-PLUS
  13. Mahmoud_Magdy

    Question Bloody b760 suddenly died

    i bought the b760 and ran for 2 minutes and suddenly it died , i replaced it from the same seller within 24 hours , but the exact same issue happened again ,no lights , no responds , nothing at all.
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    Question What exactly is causing my computer to shut down when I plug in my new keyboard?

    Hey folks, hope you're all well today. I recently purchased a new Asena Wired Gaming Keyboard from my local supermarket and, as the title says, shortly after plugging it in my computer shuts down without warning. The keyboard does work/light up etc in the short time that the computer is active...
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    Question bluetooth being weird

    hi, so i have a red dragon k530 keyboard. i have it connected to my main pc with bluetooth just fine. this device can connect to 3 different bluetooth devices at once. but no matter what i do i cant get it to connect to my racing sim pc. i have disconnected it from my main setup and still...
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    Question Laptop keyboard issue ?

    Hey everyone, I have a problem with my Lenovo Legion Y520-15ikbn laptop. Lately, I've been noticing that when I press down on the right side of the palm rest, random keys are being pressed. I recorded a video of it, which you can check out here: link. I cleaned my laptop recently and even had...
  17. PeppermintFangs

    Question Macropad appears in VIA on Mac but not on PC?

    I followed this tutorial to update the firmware on my Megalodon Triple Knob Macro Pad, hoping it would allow the device to be recognized in VIA, which I could never accomplish on Windows (it only showed up in VIAL). However, after completing the tutorial successfully, the macro pad still isn't...
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    [SOLVED] Can you explain what's up with Logitech G513 keys?

    I just bought a new Logitech G513 Keyboard, and I noticed something is different from the images I saw on the web. This is one version But I got this version Notice that number keys and function keys are half lit on the bottom image. Also symbols are centered on the top image. So why...
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    Question Mechanical Keyboard is two-key typing ?

    So my Philips SPK8404 mechanical keyboard types two keys together. Example from the picture where pressing Right arrow also presses Up arrow. Another thing is that some keys like the Space Bar presses the number 1 (I'm using the on-screen keyboard to type this post). I don't know what happened...
  20. Okidokiman

    Question No keyboard input on my new pc

    Hi everyone, So I've built my first pc in over 10 years and decided it would be a fun challenge to build my first sff build. And it sure was a challenge. Now that it seems to all fit inside I have tried to boot the system for the first time and am greeted with the message " New CPU installed...
  21. SethS

    [SOLVED] Strange keyboard issues

    So a few days ago my cat decided to jump on my keyboard and landed around the part where the enter/shift key is and now my keyboard has keys that don't work, and even one that swapped mapping strangely. So the strangest thing is that my cat landed on the right side of the keyboard, but the left...
  22. merrickman2003

    Question Keyboards fried?

    I bought this used laptop (ACER Nitro 5 AN515-53) for cheap because the keyboard's messed up and I was planning to fix it and use it. Basically, the keyboard lights up fine but doesn't type. Edit: By that I mean when I type there is zero response for any of the keys other than the power...
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    Question Keyboard Makes Monitor Flicker

    I have a Razer Blackwidow X Chroma. I've had it probably at least 5 years. Recently, I've noticed that occasionally when I touch the side of it (not even a key, just the metallic body of the keyboard) it will make the monitor flicker off then back on and Windows will make that sound it does...
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    Question How can you check the battery info of 2.4ghz wireless peripherals on windows 10?

    It's difficult to google this issue, everything that comes up is Bluetooth. I want to avoid bloatware(Logitech G Hub, Corsair iCue, Razor Synapse), but I know that the battery information for my Logitech keyboard, Corsair headset, and Razor mouse is available. I was hoping there was some 3rd...
  25. tjbumbico

    Question Steel Series Apex Pro TKL Spacebar wonky!

    Hello guys I had no idea where to list this so hopefully this is close to the correct place. I have a 1 year old Steel Series Apex Pro TKL keyboard. I love it. However my son dumped something in it at some point. I cleaned it out with alcohol etc, there is nothing that sticks anymore. However...
  26. LORYT699

    Question Under 70€ keyboard

    Hi, My keyboard just got 1 keycaps broken and amazon will give me back the money It was a logitech g413. I got 1 keyboard(mechanical) before and it was just a mess(drevo tyrfing v2), then another g413 with the same problem. I m searching a sturdy mechanical with any back light(for writing during...
  27. bancevicj

    Question Motherboard LED Flickers and Keyboard LED automatically turning ON, after switching ON the PSU, Is this Normal?

    Hello, I just build another PC. I would like to ask or have an understanding on the flickering of motherboard led and keyboard led automatically turning on after I switched on the PSU. but, when I shutdown my system unit, all LEDs are completely turned off, weird.. Video (after turning on the...
  28. Hysee

    Question Redragon K630 RGB Software broke my keyboard

    I just bought a Redragon K630 RGB with red switches, and worked perfectly until i tried to download the rgb software from the official redragon website, when i unzipped the folder and ran the .exe file an error text appeared and the keyboard didn't respond anymore, i tried to restart the pc and...
  29. Iver Hicarte

    Question What's a good Tenkeyless RGB Keyboard?

    I'm currently looking for an RGB TENKEYLESS keyboard, and specifically these are a must for what I'm looking for: Dedicated volume scroll button, Dedicated windows key lock button, Forward and backward button, Pause and play button And a dedicated mute button. Pretty much like a Corsair...
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    Question Budget Keyboard Recommendations for Gaming ?

    Hello, Been using Razer Deathstalker Keyboard for over 4years and was in love with it and fine till recently where i started to notice the Shift & Control Keyremains pressed down at times :( Therefore i started looking around for a new Keyboard but got lost with all these different key...
  31. secretknowledge

    Question Looking for tiny keyboard to put into Ti-81 case

    I have been working on a hobby project on embedding a Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W in a old Ti-81. I am looking for a small qwerty keyboard to put in replacement of the regular buttons. I thought about maybe the BB Q20 Keyboard with trackpad, USB/I2C/PMOD...
  32. supremekaiqc

    Question I broke one Key on my Keyboard how do I repair the single key?

    So I was cleaning my laptop keyboard with a wet wipe and then the letter E was lifted up. now its wobbly and I was wondering how do I fix that? Do I need to change the whole keyboard? A replacement keyboard is 100$ on amazon so I was wondering if there is anything I can do.
  33. vChaste

    Question Hardware failure diagnosis ?

    Hi all, I have an ASUS S14 S406U laptop. Issues that I am facing are: 1. Keyboard issue: keys are randomly depressed. For e.g while typing, it could be 'Dear Sender, 000000000 bbbbbbbbbbb. 2. Battery issue: laptop immediately dies after unplugged from charger. Can I confirm with high...
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    Question Keyboard Suggestions needed

    Hi, I've been looking at keyboard reviews and information for months now, and I could use some suggestions. I'm in canada. I was torn between the Keychron K8 Pro, and the Epomaker TH80 (pro, or not) or even the CIDOO AMB084. I don't wanna spend more than $200 cad. The Keychron K8 Pro would...
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    Question LG Gram - No Keyboard/Trackpad

    I work for a school. We have an LG Gram 16" convertible touchscreen laptop that a visually-impaired student uses. Recently in the last week, they report that the auto-rotate function when folding the laptop flat into a tablet stopped working. Then, the keyboard and trackpad also stopped working...
  36. MachoFantastico

    Question Bizarre issues with lag, stuttering and key presses - Windows 11 - Games.

    I'm at a loss here folks, So I recently installed Windows 11 from a clean install and have had a bizarre issue which is kind of hard to explain, but I'll do my best. When I try out BF2042 my experiences will be stuttery, and lag filled and when using my keyboard and mouse for movement it's like...
  37. Calebe Sousa

    Question Keys spam when held down ?

    Some keys on my keyboard spam when I hold. I know its supposed to do that if you are typing but in some things youre supposed to hold it but my keyboard just spams that key when I hold it down. How do I fix? OS: Windows 10
  38. TriggeredTroll

    Question Lights + some keys not working properly on keyboard ?

    About 3 years ago I got the Razer BlackWidow Tournament Chroma Edition. I woke up the other morning and the lights, "tab" key and the "qwerty" keys stopped working. Here are some videos
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    13-14" AMD where keyboard is most important factor (heavy typing / programming)

    ThinkPad keyboards just aren't what they used to be. I have been testing out laptop keyboards at local shops the the past couple of weeks and am not really finding any decent keyboards. For the most part all of these modern keyboards feel like junky slivers of plastic attached to flimsy mini...
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    Question MSI GE60 Laptop Keyboard Key Popped Out

    So I just got my laptop keyboard renewed and while I was testing it the Shift key of the keyboard popped out, and I couldn't figure out how to put it back in. If it isn't clear in the image there's a metal strip inside the keyhole that can be taken out. Also the top left small plastic hooks on...