How to diagnose and fix a dead laptop keyboard
By Jeandre de Beer / Pc World
You can't write that report with a dead keyboard. A few tests can tell you how to bring it back to life.
The keyboard on Jan Rademan’s laptop stopped working. He’s hoping for a fix.
With a laptop, you can’t simply buy a new keyboard and plug it in. Replacing it is difficult (or expensive), so it’s best to find another fix before you take the big plunge.
If you don’t already have an external keyboard, buy one. It’s not a viable replacement for the built-in keyboard, but it will let you log into Windows with your password. It will also help you use your computer while figuring out the best solution.