Update: Ultimate Links PC Tips - Computer Keyboard Problems

Keyboard problems are usually easy to pinpoint, there are 2 types of interface that are used today, the newer type USB and the older type PS2 or Mini Din.

Make sure to checkout more Common Hardware Problems Below

Keyboard is Mal Functioning ?

Firstly check all connections from the keyboard to the computer making sure they are fitted well.

Try the keyboard in another computer, this will show if its the computer or the keyboard.

Keyboard Errors

PS2 keyboards have very small pins in the keyboard cable connecter and these can be squashed or bent out of shape very easily causing keyboard problems care needs to be taken when plugging them in.

Check on the keyboard for signs of fluid spillages or anything stuck under the keys.


Many keyboard problems can be software related. Remove and allow Windows to reinstall the keyboard, from control panels - system - hardware - device manager...

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