Fixes to Laptop Keyboard Not Working Properly


Owning a laptop these days is a necessity. Most of the work we do is done on our laptop unless you are in other fields of work that that does involve using a computer or laptop.

If you use a desktop computer and experience a problem with the keyboard, replacement would not be a problem. However, when you use a laptop which most of us do, then you are already aware that a laptop keyboard not working properly could be stressful.

In this article, we will discuss how to fix keyboard issues.

Laptop Restart

The most common troubleshooting method to do when you experience something wrong with your laptop is to “Restart” the device.

It is possible that something went wrong while you were working something with your laptop that caused the keyboard to malfunction. So the simplest and usually the most effective way to fix the problem is to Restart the laptop.

Update Keyboard Driver

There are instances where installing a program or application on your laptop could affect how your keyboard is working especially when it is something that uses the keyboard a lot like a designing application.

What you need to do is to go to the “Device Manager” and look for the Keyboard option. Then, click the Update Driver option.

After the update is done, restart your laptop.

Remove the Battery

Remember that components in a laptop are tightly squeezed inside. This means that there is a big tendency that temperature would rise especially if the laptop is not properly designed to managed heat.

One part that easily gets hot is the battery. This could mean a problem for other parts of the laptop including the keyboard. So try removing the battery and using only AC power to run your laptop. If this fixes your problem, then most likely the best solution is to replace your battery.

Clean your Keyboard

Now if you are the type of guy who takes the challenge of opening your laptop to check your keyboard for any dirt or dust buildup, then go ahead and clean your keyboard.

There are now lots of tutorials on how it’s done on Youtube. Check this one.

I have been a computer and technology enthusiasts since college days where I took up Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. Writing started as a hobby till I started earning through it which started last 2014. Since then I have writing and blogging. And also trying to expand my knowledge in the field of online marketing.

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