|Dec 28, 2009, 09:36 PM||#1|
q thru o keyboard keys not working
the top row of keys, "q through o" are not working. the left shift also is unresponsive.
nothing was spilled.
bought in 2007, warranty expired.
|Dec 31, 2009, 01:55 AM||#2|
I am having a very similar problem , the esc key all the way across to the eject key stopped working on my mac book pro last night; when pressed an alert sound plays and sometimes the keyboard will light up.
As with you, no spillages, although I did recently remove and reattach the return key as a small piece of plastic slipped under and prevented it from functioning. However, the return key is functioning perfectly so I am skeptical that it could be related.
I was wondering if you had made any progress with the issue?
|Dec 31, 2009, 02:07 AM||#3|
Okay, some playing around has led me to discover that if I press and hold fn and use the disabled keys, they work as expected.
Also, I forgot to mention, not all of the keys do not work ; F6 (which I had set as a function shortcut to spaces) brings up spaces.
Help!! Why has my keyboard become all mixed up?
|Dec 31, 2009, 02:18 AM||#4|
It's fixed, turns out I had enabled the use F1,F2 etc keys as standard function in system preferences.
As for your issue, I came across this thread while searching ; http://www.cartoonbarry.com/2008/01/...rd_issues.html
It looks like it could be helpful, especially the last post.
|Dec 31, 2009, 02:48 PM||#5|
Normally, Apple's price to replace your keyboard is $185-$225, depending on the model MacBook you have.
jimi, I'm guessing this is a plastic (white or black) MacBook. If so, are there cracks in the plastic near your palm rests?
|Jan 19, 2010, 08:09 AM||#6|
i am writting because i have the same problem with keyboard top line from q to o and left shift at this moment.So i would like to get some information. How you solved this problem.
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