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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Hybrid_theory, Nov 9, 2009.

  1. Hybrid_theory

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    My razor lycosa down arrow key decided to not respond at some point today. The other ones work and so does the numpad arrow if i turn off the numlock. Sounds like its just broken and im screwed, but any suggestions?
     
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    try to pop the key off and see if something is stuck down there, like a piece of paper, food, w/e might end up there
     
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    go figure. rebooting windows fixed it. is there anything it wont do.
     
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    i was about to say maybe you should try yelling at it, and if that doesnt work try spitting at it
     
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    you think thats bad...
     

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    Holy shit thats hilarous
     
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    If it wasnt for smartasses like that, where would we be.
     
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    My buddy's girlfriend was having this problem with a lappy except multiple keys weren't working. She tried troubleshooting, cleaning, canned air, checking drivers, then she called me. I asked "have you tried rebooting it?" She sheepishly said "no", rebooted, and problem solved.

    Reboot is #1 on "shit to do when something isn't right" list.
     
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    Exactly. Well my firefox was hanging up on me this morning figured id reboot. cause i dont think i had since i installed windows 7 on it a week ago or something. So i thought id reboot, then maybe prop the key open (though it didnt feel stuck). and yeah WIN.
     
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    YOU JUST MADE MY DAY AND HES TRUE YOU CANT TURN IT OFF!!! REALLY!:laugh:
     
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    LOL you think he would have seen the key labeled "Caps Lock" and pressed it for the hell of it to see what it did.
     
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