MBP 15 "Early 2011: some keys not working not
I'm on a MacBook Pro 15 "early 2011 10.11.3 on OS X El Capitan.
Now, some keys on my keyboard doesn't work anymore, only F1 - F9 (F10 - F12 still works fine) and the right SHIFT key.
I read some other threads about this here, tried SMC-reset, reset PRAM, no change at all. (After reset the SMC he worked shortly, but after about 15 minutes even error.)
FN + F1 - F9 does not either.
Also, I checked my console to find errors, that's what I get when I press F1/F2.
ATTENTION: assert (-1! = internal) failed in the function-[DeviceGammaContext isInternal]: 2096 in file /Library/Caches/com.apple.xbs/Sources/AmbientDisplay/AmbientDisplay-58/Sources/ DeviceGammaContext.m
This error no longer appears.
I have to say, I got my Logicboard exchanged 1 week ago by an Apple Technician due to the graphic problem common with the older MBP.
Can it be a coincidence? It has something to do with the keys without work?
Thanks in advance for your help
EDIT: There was no liquid spilled on the keyboard, or something similar, also when I plug in an external keyboard (non-apple) the right shift is working on it and also the buttons Play/Forward.
It was a bad connection to the logicboard, for all who have the same problem!
I have problem with some keys in my A500 - 1 2. No doubt after updating drivers, BIOS or disabling some residents.
Now does not work: ECO, CD/DVD/BD, locking buttons button touchpad.
I reinstalled: Toshiba value added package & Flash cards, but it did not help.
Any other suggestions?
> I have problem with some keys in my A500 - 1 2. No doubt after updating drivers, BIOS or disabling some residents.
> Now does not work: ECO, CD/DVD/BD, locking buttons touch touchpad
Go into the Bios (F2 at startup) and check if, function keys, activated.
A friend gave me their 15-b142dx sleekbook Pavilion, apparently AFTER they spill some type of liquid inside. I was able to start the computer, however, there is still a problem with the keyboard. When the keyboard is installed in the laptop, several of the keys do not work. However, when I go out (and hang with some plastics) it works fine. I disconnected the ribbon cable and took little alcohol to clean the area. I was also able to run HP diagnostics on the startup, short and long versions and they come back ok. In addition, I connected an external keyboard and it worked fine. I searched the forum for this type of question and do not see. If someone has had this problem, or I'm looking to replace the keyboard?
I am currently running windows 8.1. I don't get any error messages, but I noticed that HP does not have a litmus test of keyboard in his diagnoses.
Hi there @MrKen99
Welcome to the Forums of HP Support!
I understand that some of your keys do not work, after that little liquid has decided to make an unwanted visit to the Board of Directors. I'm happy to help you with this.
In my sordid past that I've seen some really messed up keyboards, due to things like, coffee, cola, water, whatever. My most memorable was someone who gave me a computer that has been used in a kitchen and was close to a deep Fryer, and the keyboard was not only covered with oil and fat, but a generation of fuzzy dust throughout the keyboard upwards. In this case, I have recommended a replacement as the cost to clean it was more expensive than a new one.
In any case, it sounds as if you have already tried to clean it up, but if you do not jump off the keys to delinquency / inactive, the contacts could be "sticky". Make a note of the keys that are the problem and treat them individually. This document shows how to remove and replace the keys on a standard notebook keyboard.
If you don't have any success doing this then I would look at the keyboard, or by using an external keyboard replacement. If you choose a replacement you can check the service manual for it, and it will give a list the items supported.
I have a question on the keyboard of my 7537 15. b n. space downstairs left right and 2 do not work. I tried something like remove the battery and press and hold the Start button in 15 to 20 seconds, or remove the keyboard, but nothing has changed. Please give me some advice.
Please write to us.
When the issue started? There was no incident of liquids lately?
Please try an external keyboard and see if all the keys are working.
You tried a power cycle and also re-sitting on the keyboard, there is nothing we can try now, except on an external keyboard.
If all keys work on an external, then it is a problem with the internal keyboard.
Please PM US system tag #.
So for the last two days my MBP early 2011 has abnormally slow fonctionnee. I use it mainly for music production with logic. For the last few days it has been slow and the sound was clipping out of my mbox in the smallest size of buffer when it the value never done before. I'm running el Capitan with a processor 2 GHz and 16 GB of RAM. I'm still about 134 left Go of the 500 original, it came with. So I decided today to restart it since he turned slowly and while doing that I have reset the SMC and since then it won't restart. It stays on the screen with the loading bar almost full load and just gets stuck. I hear the hard drive by clicking on, but I don't know what to do. I fix a genius bar appointment for Thursday but I need my MBP now so far here and I'm afraid of what they tell me. Any Suggestions guy? Thanks in advance.
Got it working guys. Did a check and found some malware on it. Remove malware and all works well.
After update to Sierra my keyboard worked well for a while. But at random, U I O P J K L keys stopped working.
The bug only shows 1 profile. If I create another profile new profile keyboard works very well.
Anyone know what that sometimes caused that and with the fix is?
After reviewing your post, it seems that several keys do not work on a single profile. This looks like an option that may have been changed. I recommend you to read this article, it may be able to help solve the problem.
If the other keys do not work
You may have accidentally set an option that changes your keyboard works.
Choose the Apple menu > System Preferences, click Accessibility, and then click keyboard. Make sure that slow keys is turned off. If slow keys is enabled, you will need to keep a key longer than usually before it is recognized.
Choose the Apple menu > System Preferences, click Accessibility, and then click mouse and Trackpad. Make sure that the mouse keys is turned off. If the mouse keys is enabled, pressing the keys in the numeric keypad moves the pointer instead of entering the numbers.
Choose the Apple menu > System Preferences, click keyboard, and then click input methods. Select "Show the menu in the menu bar." Open the menu entry, then make sure that the correct keyboard layout is selected.
To display the keyboard layout, click keyboard, and then choose "See the viewers for emoji keyboard symbols in the menu bar."
Thank you for using communities of Apple Support. Good day.
I have tried everything mentioned in this thread, like:
- kill the process of VCDAssistant (I might have misspelled earlier)
- Reset the SMC
- Drain/battery AC only use
- Create a new user
- Perform a clean installation
- Use a third-party software
Nothing I've tried looking at the camera. Does anyone have any other suggestions?
Take your MBP for a Genius Bar for some tests...
Mine is end of 2011 and I am happy that I am and control me.
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Due to the deletion of the key more than my document basket go when I want to open something...
I made a solution (in the Manager device just uninstall keyboard and restart lapi worked all the keys that time but to delete the key did not work correctly) after that I was facing same I reset all lapi but still the same...
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Please update me with the right solution.
Welcome to the Forums of HP Support! I see that you are facing problems of keyboard with your HP 2000-2120TU.
I would like you to start troubleshooting here: laptop keyboard troubleshooting (Windows, 10, 8)
Does that help? If you have followed all THE steps without success, please call our technical support at http://support.hp.com/us-en/contact-hp. If you do not live in the United States / Canada region, please click the link below to get help from your region number. http://WWW8.HP.com/us/en/contact-HP/WW-phone-assist.html
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same prob. with l775-11N satellite.
I use Mcbook pro 15 inches and some of the keys do not work.
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Have you spilled water or damaged the keyboard in a way that could cause a key malfunction?
These keys work on a USB keyboard?
You can visit a genius bar and they will give you a free trial and if you still have a warranty then they will fix it free.
This is an unusual problem - maybe someone can shed some light on this, and (especially) thoughts towards fixing the problem would be GREATLY appreciated.
Yesterday, I got my ACER Aspire 1830 t series netbook (Windows 7, 32-bit) and a little shock to receive static electricity - nothing major, exactly as happens when you touch anything with metal (especially in winter?), right. However, it has caused a few problems:
1. first of all it has caused my netbook to a hard cock down.
2. once I rebooted the system, the touchpad did not work.
To restore functionality to the touchpad, I tried the following until now:
- FN + F7 (toggle to turn on/off the touchpad) - IS NOT WORKING.
- Reboot - IT DID NOT WORK.
- Use a wireless mouse - Fortunately, IT works.
3. I was about to try to reinstall the driver for the touchpad when I noticed that some other normal keys have lost a few perfect. For example, I can no longer hold the BACKSPACE key or the arrow keys to a continuous function - they only move a space at a time, so I have to stay here by tapping it again and again.
So far, I are not noticed a problem of corrupted files or programs, so maybe that's more a hardware problem than a problem of driver/software. Is it possible for static electricity incinerate a wire or something?
Any help would be greatly appreciated. This baby is only a few months out of warranty...
Thank you very much!
Try to unplug the power, remove the power battery button and press on for 20-30 seconds, it stays for a while and try to turn it back on, I'm not sure if it will solve but worth it.
I have an acer aspire 3750z (a few years) works on Windows 7. Unfortunately, some of the keys on the keyboard do not work and - oddly enough - when I connected an external keyboard in the same ones did not either use. The others are fine and I can use the keyboard to the screen when I load it up.
I've got either no update of windows due and none of acer. No other problem as far as I know and otherwise good performance.
1. what happens when you start the computer in safe mode?
2. are you aware of changes to the computer before the show?
You can check if the device is recognized in Device Manager.
1. go to start and type Device Manager.
2. Select Device Manager in the control panel list.
You can also check in The DirectX tool of diagnosis and see if the device works properly
1. go to start > run
2. type dxdiag in the race field.
3. navigate to the tab entry.
Run the troubleshooter of material and check.
Troubleshooting of hardware and devices
Run the hardware and devices Troubleshooter and check the results.
Open the hardware and devices Troubleshooter
I also suggest you to update the chipset to most drivers late before you install the bluetooth driver.
You can also look for more updates through Windows updates and try to install.
Hope this information helps. Response with status so that we can help you.
Hope this information helps. Response with status so that we can help you.
I bought a HP dv6 - 6167cl last night the Club of Sam and I like the laptop, but for some reason, the right shift - (shift more long 'Break' and 'Shift' written on the key) does not work. I am trying to determine if it is a problem of driver or system configuration, or if I need to exchange the computer to another. It may even be a user error - is there some kind of thing to use the shift key? (function toggle or something)
Try to back up your personal files and perform a recovery that would put the laptop to a factory State. Instructions can be found below
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Thank you BRIJOY
Short short answer question: replace the keyboard
The problem is that you keys simple exchange of t. It is only possible to exchange the full keyboard but it should not be so expensive.
Ask your local authorized service to a new provider and they can swap the keyboard too.
I hope some1 can help with this
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I hooked my other A10 and all keys work so the keyboard is fine.
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Post edited by: widgy
Why do you think the motherboard is ok?
Maybe it s a controller keyboard problem
Did you check if the cable is correctly connected?
In my opinion if you are sure that the keyboard is ok 100% the problem to be attached to the motherboard because there is no other party that is placed between the keyboard and the mobo.
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