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Questions tagged [keyboard]

General keyboard topics, including keyboard hardware and keyboard functionality in software.

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How i can reset keyboard to their original defaults in Windows 10?

I know this question asked here, and I have tried the solution but it doesn't work with my issue my problem is when I'm trying to press on any key the key appears with a number and another ...
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HP mute button LED not working

All of a sudden my mute LED stopped working. It was working fine for a while, but then out of the blue, it just stopped. At the same time, I also had an audio driver issue. So, I reinstalled the ...
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Rebind media control buttons in linux

A extension i want to use cant read from media control buttons. I want to set it up like: MediaPlayPause -> CTRL+SHIFT+9. How would i go about doing this? on xev i get: KeymapNotify event, serial 26,...
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Keyboard Connect\Disconnect event script [on hold]

I'd like to write a script that would detect keyboard connect\disconnect event and run a command with minimal delay. How can I do that on Windows? How can I do that on Linux (Debian, Ubuntu)? Use ...
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Surface Pro not recognizing keyboard

I am trying to fix a Surface Pro 3/Windows 10 machine that will not detect the MS Keyboard (magnet). I have performed the Volume Up buttom and Power Button 'fix' and it fixed nothing. I have ...
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Excel 2016 keyboard shortcuts (crtl+c, v, z) super slow, not with right-click commands

I have been working on Win7+Excel 2016 for 3 years now, and I consider myself and advanced user (for the core spreadsheet functions). Just recently, I have started experiencing a very annoying 3 ...
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How can I stop the f1 key from opening the 'help' window in any program?

F1 Function Key Tries to open the 'help' window in any program, and if that program doesn't have a 'help' window/center, it causes the window's screen to flicker. This is very annoying in Notepad++ or ...
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Weird keyboard behavior (Ubuntu only)

I have the G-LAB Keyz 200 N keyboard connected to a notebook with a dual-boot Ubuntu 16.04 / Windows 10 Pro. It has a weird behavior when used in Ubuntu: Both left and right CTRL, Windows and ALT all ...
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Keyboard stops working partially after changing volume with the function keys [on hold]

So, I have an Ubuntu 18.04, and a Lenovo V330 laptop. Sometimes, when I change the volume of the system with the function keys, some of the keys stop working. I can alt-tab but I can't type the ...
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HID keyboard audio keys not making contact to adjust audio software

My keyboard is a plug & play, but now that is working wirelessly, I can't find out how or where to set up keys at top of keyboard that will control sound: mute, volume, etc. This keyboard didn't ...
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Mac OSX 10.14 Mojave: A Software Solution for the cat tip toes the keys of my MB Air? [closed]

Read - some years ago!- about a Mac Software Protector in case of cat tiptoe keys. Use a MacBook white Nov. 2006 from late 2006 to early 2018 with OSX 10.4.11 Tiger (still working strong & used ...
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Using keyboard on HP pavilion laptop disables ELAN touchpad clicking on Windows 10

So I'm trying to play various games where you have to walk with WASD and aim and shoot with the mouse at the same time. Unfortunately, when I'm pressing keys on the keyboard, I can't click with the ...
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Moving only with a keyboard through websites [closed]

I find that it disruptive to my workflow to switch between using a keyboard and a mouse, so I'd like to just use my keyboard. This works well for all tasks that I routinely do, except surfing the ...
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My keyboard ocassionaly start behave silly

Maybe the problem is not in the keyboard itself but in some malicious program (virus?) Occasionally, with some months period, when I begin to type, the output is appended with "infinite" string of ...
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Issues with USB devices and time in dual-boot computer

I'm a long time Ubuntu user, recently also using Windows. I bought a separate drive and installed Windows on it in UEFI mode and I have my Grub from which I boot into Windows. Initially it seemed to ...

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