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BillW50
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      02-11-2009, 03:02 PM
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fritzlovesmary typed on Tue, 10 Feb 2009 22:31:28 -0600:
> i tried an external keyboard and that works just fine...


Oh that isn't good! The support chip for the keyboard on the motherboard
is bad. The logical choice is to replace the motherboard.

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      02-13-2009, 02:26 PM
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fritzlovesmary typed on Thu, 12 Feb 2009 08:31:52 -0600:
> thanks for your answer, Bill.
> i don't think i'll replace the motherboard, since the laptop is about
> 3 or 4 years old already - i just have to get used to using the
> external keyboard for now and then get a new laptop one day.
> thanks again
>
> fritz


You're welcome and that is what I would do unless I found one really
cheap like on eBay or something.

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      02-15-2009, 04:51 PM
fritzlovesmary wrote:
> could the re-installation of the operating system do any good?
>
> fritz
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Highly unlikely. This sounds very much like a hardware malfunction.

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