Tired Keyboard

  woodchip 28 Apr 11
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Can they get Tired on a Laptop as I find my HP Laptop not always putting letters in. and if I do not check it looks like bad spelling. I have to be more positive in pressing the keys

  woodchip 28 Apr 11

Am thinking that contacts in the keyboard may be getting a bit duff like in a Remote Control

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 28 Apr 11

Can get dirt under them.

Depends on kind of keyboard, the old membrane ones got quite bad as the contacts filmed with age

  woodchip 29 Apr 11

think this laptop is about 4 years old With XP Home on it, its the HP 510 With Centrino 2.13GHz cpu

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 29 Apr 11

Have a couple of laptops that are over 10 years old and still work fine

Try Cleaning it link text link text

  wee eddie 29 Apr 11

I'm no expert but a while back I watched someone, in a small Computer Shop, lift the keyboard of a laptop, dust the underside with a paint brush and clean the membrane with a Wet Wipe, it was filthy.

I have no idea whether this is possible in the case of your lappy but it might be worth looking into.

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