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Non-working Keys on ASUS A54C Laptop (Resolved).


Best Answer TooNew2 , 18 September 2017 - 09:25 AM

The new keyboard, which I ordered Friday afternoon, was supposed to arrive on or before next Wednesday, but was found in the mailbox yesterday (Sunday) afternoon; I'd fairly sure it... Go to the full post »


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 sounds like the carbon pads on the problem keys were shot 

 

 

The problem was most likely down to wear and tear caused by usage, the carbon pads wear with time and can sometimes crack when a user goes over the top mashing the keypad.

 

To troubleshoot the old keypad would mean putting it back in the notebook, is that something that you are prepared to do.


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To troubleshoot the old keypad would mean putting it back in the notebook, is that something that you are prepared to do.

 

No, but I expect that, with careful disassembly and examination, I should be able to see where/what the problem was. Can't hurt to try, and I should learn something in the process. I don't expect to fix it, of course.


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You mean an autopsy then not troubleshooting  :)


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You mean an autopsy then

 

I used to occasionally homogenize and extract human livers as part of a "folder-case" analysis. Mostly blood and urine work. I try not to remind myself of those days. Technically, you're correct though.


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