I opened the keyboard to look and found a lot of dust around every keys,on removing them I didn't have any problem like that. Category 1 Category 2 Category 3 Category 4. Nothing solves my problem. All I want to accomplish is restoring the computer though. United States.
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Just before we try to open it, make sure that the warranty period is expired. It's those old toenail clippings that get you every time! Then plug the keyboard back in, turn on your PC and see if this fixed the issue? Fixing this issue is possible by opening the laptop. Regards Steve. Use the Check your model section A Windows 10 upgrade from Microsoft Sony will not be providing support for all models that Sony vaio model support keyboard problems for this upgrade. I haven't upgraded or amended anything on Sex dicsionary laptop, yet suddenly, my backlit keyboard isn't lighting up and the little green light above the power input isn't either. Search instead for. Use the Check your model section modek see instructions. Symptoms shown will be a blue screen, slow performance and, sometimes the laptop will not even start. Join now - be part of our community! Follow remuslt.
I have installed the tool ShowOff to display every keystroke.
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However I recently brought it home to update it again and after the updates were complete the keyboard did not work. Suspecting a driver issue I went into the device manager and everything seemed fine as it said the latest driver was installed and that the device was working properly. I then went to the Sony support website to see if they could provide me with new driver that I could install there were none.
So I went back to the device manager and I noticed that there were 2 devices with issues one was a mass storage controller and the other just said unknown and in the properties there was no helpful information that I could see that could help me identify it.
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Asked 3 years, 2 months ago. Active 3 years, 2 months ago. Viewed 1k times. I am nearly at my wits end about what to do and the church cannot afford a new laptop.
Dave First off, worse case, buy an external keyboard! Did you try roll back the most recent updates? Is your On-Screen Keyboard Working?? If yes then there is problem in your keyboard not in your system. There is a similar post I've seen, although it was for VM. For me, there are only 3 solutions left.
These are probably all the problems that occur on this laptop model. Sign In Register. When the laptops were manufactured in the factory, they probably used a cheap heat sink paste. Notify me when new comments are posted. Sony support for the Windows 10 Upgrade varies by model. More information about text formats. Related Questions Nothing found.
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I have installed the tool ShowOff to display every keystroke. I tried booting in safe mode. I reinstalled SONY drivers. I did a system restore before the day that this problem came up. Nothing solves my problem. Virtual onscreen keyboard is working fine. Hoes anybody any further suggestions? This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.
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Use this forum to discuss miscellaneous issues that cannot be covered in any other Windows 7 forum. Sign in to vote. Wednesday, January 9, PM. You have a hardware problem and probably need to have the keyboard replaced. Suggest you either take it to a computer repair shop to have it checked or contact Sony for assistance. Hi Since this issue not occurred after using the external USB-keyboard, it is better to contact the manufacturer to change this keyboard. Friday, January 11, AM.
Perhaps you have 'NumLock' activated. On some laptops this is less obvious than on desktop keyboards. Thursday, January 10, PM. Thanks for the tip, I will try this suggestion.
In the meantime I have installed an external USB-keyboard, which works fine. This means that there is a good chance that I need a replacement of the keyboard. Hi all, I have contacted Sony Technical Support and they have replaced my keyboard. Problem solved! Thanks all. Saturday, February 2, PM. Hi, Glad to hear this issue has been solved. Monday, February 4, AM.
Tuesday, August 13, PM. I went to the shop where I bought my Sony. I didn't pay anything, because still under waranty.
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