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space bar on laptop has stopped working!!

vicki20

FPCH New Member
Joined
May 12, 2007
Messages
3
#1
up untill recently my advent laptop keyboard was working fine. turned it on 2 days ago and my space bar is no longer working, i need my laptop for work and cancelled my insurence on it a month ago, when i troubleshoot it, it tells me everything is running correctly, dont know what else to try! please help!!
 

londonles

FPCH Member
Joined
Apr 22, 2007
Messages
48
Location
Essex
PC Experience
Very Experienced
Operating System
Windows Vista - Home Premium
#2
Hi

Silly as may sound but make sure that there is no debris got under the key, if it has DO NOT USE any solvents or cleaners but gently blow behind the key to clear it if not a gentle shake. (you will be surprised what comes out!)

How old is the laptop?
What OS is it running?
What was the last thing you did before it stopped working?

Les
 

vicki20

FPCH New Member
Joined
May 12, 2007
Messages
3
#3
the laptop is just under a year old, it was playing up slightly, i was having to tap it in a certain place for it to work.

i tried cleaning under the space bar, even took the key of to clean it properly, but still nothing. have troubleshooted it but all comes back as working correctly.

and im not quite sure what an "oc" is?

vicki
 

londonles

FPCH Member
Joined
Apr 22, 2007
Messages
48
Location
Essex
PC Experience
Very Experienced
Operating System
Windows Vista - Home Premium
#4
Hi Vicki

What Make & Model is it, And what OS (Operating System) is it running?

Les