[Solved] Laptop Keyboard Not Working

By April Cai  Common Errors  keyboard   1 Comment

Find your laptop keyboard not working? I believe that would be one of your pet hates.

Don’t worry. Usually it’s an easy problem to fix.

How do I fix “laptop keyboard not working”?

Following are 3 quick fixes you can try to fix your problem. Work from the top of the list until you find the one that works.

  1. Restart your laptop
  2.  Remove the battery
  3. Update your keyboard driver

Fix 1: Restart your laptop

You can solve many computer woes by a simple restart. If your laptop keyboard can’t works, reboot your laptop as the first quick fix.

To restart your laptop, you can use the restart option from the Start menu via a USB mouse connecting with your laptop. Or use the power button on your laptop to shutdown first and boot it again.

After restarting your laptop, try to type on your keyboard to see if it works.

Fix 2: Remove the battery

If restarting your laptop can’t solve your problem, try this: 

1)  Press on the power button for a few second to shut down your laptop.

2) Remove the battery of your laptop.

3) Wait for a while, then reboot your laptop connecting with AC power cord directly.

4) Try to type on your keyboard to see if it works.

Fix 3: Update your keyboard driver

Your laptop keyboard not working issue is also probably being caused by driver issues. The steps above may resolve it, but if they don’t, or you’re not confident playing around with drivers 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 a mistake when installing.

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 get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):

1) Download and install Driver Easy.

2) Run Driver Easy and click 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 driver to automatically download and install the correct version of that driver (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 try to type on your keyboard to see if it works.

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