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I have a 7105 laptop and some right hand side keys on my keyboard don't work. Can you help?
It sounds like something was spilled on the keyboard or the keyboard has shorted out and will need to be repaired/replaced. What you could try is first take a picture of the keyboard before you start(so you can remember where the keys go). Then start removing the problem keys with a small screwdriver carefully. Do not pry too hard and if you encounter alot of resistence don't pull on the key because you could break the clips that hold it onto the board. Once the keys are removed check the action of the buttons and see if they are sticking. You can use some rubbing alchohol and a cotton swab or q-tip to carefully clean the keyboard key contacts. If soemone has spilled liquid on that side of the keyboard then the keyboard PCB might be shorted and will need replacement. Your other option is to buy a small usb keyboard to use on your laptop. You can plug in the external keyboard and it should work. You can also use the virtual keyboard built into the operating system. Let me know if you have more questions.
The keys do go faulty and then they have to be changed. Hence, change them or get them changed.
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