Lenovo Keyboard Not Working [SOLVED]

By Camilla Mo in Common Errors Tags: keyboardLenovo

If your Lenovo laptop keyboard stopped working, don’t worry. Many Lenovo laptop users have reported this issue. You can easily fix the Lenovo keyboard not working issue with one of the solutions below.

There are five methods for you to try to fix this problem. You may not have to try them all; just work your way down the list until you find the one that works for you.

  1. Restart your computer
  2. Press the problem keys diagonally
  3. Remove the battery and the power cable
  4. Update the keyboard driver
  5. Perform a system restore
IMPORTANT: Some of the methods below require you to log into Windows. If you’re unable to use the laptop keyboard to do that, use an external keyboard or a mouse instead.  

Method 1: Restart your computer

Restarting computer could resolve many hardware issues instantly. So it’s recommended you try this simple fix first before moving on.

After restarting, check to see if the keyword works again. If it’s still not working, try Method 2.

Method 2: Press the problem keys diagonally

This method may work for some specific keys no working on your Lenovo laptop keyboard. To fix the issue, press the keys associated with the problem diagonally (lower left side of the button) for a couple of seconds. This may do the trick for you.

 

Method 3: Remove the battery and the power cable

This method has worked for many Lenovo laptop users who were experiencing the keyboard not working problem like you. So it’s worth a try. 

Firstly, shut down the computer. Secondly, unplug the power cable and remove the battery for a moment (just remove one that you have).Thirdly, press and hold the power button for about 60 seconds. After that, put the battery back in and plug the power cable again. Restart your computer and see if the keyboard is working.

 

Method 4: Update the keyboard driver

Your Lenovo keyboard not working problem is probably being caused by driver issues. The steps above may resolve it, but if they don’t, try to update the keyboard driver for your Lenovo laptop. 

If you don’t have the time, patience or computer skills to update the driver manually, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy

Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to risk downloading and installing the wrong driver, and you don’t need to worry about making mistakes when installing the driver.

You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version, it takes just 2 clicks (and you will get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee).

1) Download and install Driver Easy.

2) Run Driver Easy and click the Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.

3) Click the Update button next to the flagged keyboard device name to automatically download the correct version of those driver, then you can manually it install it (you can do this with the FREE version).

Or click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system. (This requires the Pro version which comes with full support and a 30-day money back guarantee. You’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All.)

4) Restart your laptop, and check to see if your keyboard works.

Method 5: Perform a system restore

If the keyboard stopped working after you updated Windows or installed some software, performing a system restore would solve the problem. Note you need to have restore points created.

If you have no idea how to do a system restore, refer steps below:

1) Open Control Panel.

2) View by Small icons and click System.

3) Click System protection in left pane.


4) Click System Restore.

5) Click Next.


6) Choose a restore point according to the Date and Time (before the problem occurs) and click Next.



7) Click Finish.

8) Click Yes to confirm the restore.

9) Reboot your PC for the changes to take effect.

TIP: If you need further assistance regarding this issue, please feel free to contact Driver Easy support at support@drivereasy.com. Please attach the URL of this article so they could assist you better.

Hopefully the methods above help you fix the Lenovo keyboard not working issue. If you have any questions, please feel free to leave your comments. We’d love to hear of any ideas or suggestions