late 2009 MBP keyboard and trackpad malfunction on mac osx

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by whiteboyed11, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. whiteboyed11 macrumors newbie

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    hi i have a macbook pro 13 late 2009. there is something really weird about this problem. my keyboard doesn't work only a couple of keys like eject volume shift ... and the track pad when i click it always registers a secondary click this is when I'm running mac osx lion. so today i tried installing abuntu on my computer and my keyboard and trackpad work fine on linux .. what can it be?? how come it won't work on mac osx ? / ? i would appreciate if any one can help me out with this problem. thanks .
     
  2. Detrius macrumors 68000

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    Ubuntu may be handling stuck keys differently. Doesn't mean your keyboard is good. Sounds like your control key may be stuck.
     
  3. whiteboyed11 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    hi thanks for the help .. what do you mean by stuck control key ??? how can i fix that ?
     
  4. Detrius macrumors 68000

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    It means just what it sounds like. The key is stuck in the pressed state. You fix it by replacing the keyboard.
     

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