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missing key on keyboar

Post by Sam » Sun Feb 27, 2011 3:10 pm

i broke the key between s an f on the keyboar an you can tell which one it is by rea ing this sentence. it is a laptop by ell

i am thinking that i can use a keyboar from a regular computer an just plug it in to somewhere on back of the laptop? i have a usb port open an i have 7 pin roun opening besi e that.

help?

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Post by fia1331 » Sun Feb 27, 2011 3:54 pm

If you have a USB keyboard that should work. I'm not sure what the 7-pin connector is though. The old PS/2 connectors for keyboards and mice are usually 6 pins.
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Post by function » Sun Feb 27, 2011 8:53 pm

fia1331 wrote:If you have a USB keyboard that should work. I'm not sure what the 7-pin connector is though. The old PS/2 connectors for keyboards and mice are usually 6 pins.
Maybe it's an S-Video output?
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Post by Steve-o » Mon Feb 28, 2011 8:20 pm

A PS/3 keyboard connection would be very large for a laptop. I agree that it's probably S-Video, especially if one of the pins is large and rectangular.

Sam, pretty much any USB keyboard you can find should work as soon as you plug it in.
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Post by i_shaved_something » Mon Feb 28, 2011 9:14 pm

I hear keyboar makes for the absolute best shave brush hair 8)
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Post by Sam » Tue Mar 01, 2011 6:31 am

Someone suggested calling a computer repair place and seeing if they keep Dell Inspiron laptops for parts and maybe they charge $15 to replace it. Otherwise, Ill scrummage to see if we have a USB keyboard around. Yes, one of the slots was large and rectangular so it could be the S-video input.

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Re: missing key on keyboar

Post by Bargepole » Tue Mar 01, 2011 7:20 am

Sam wrote:i broke the key between s an f on the keyboar an you can tell which one it is by rea ing this sentence. it is a laptop by ell

i am thinking that i can use a keyboar from a regular computer an just plug it in to somewhere on back of the laptop? i have a usb port open an i have 7 pin roun opening besi e that.

help?
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Post by Sam » Tue Mar 01, 2011 7:26 am

Ah, kin a like the ol man an the sea?

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Post by Blue As A Jewel » Tue Mar 01, 2011 8:08 am

Bargepole wrote:
Sam wrote:i broke the key between s an f on the keyboar an you can tell which one it is by rea ing this sentence. it is a laptop by ell

i am thinking that i can use a keyboar from a regular computer an just plug it in to somewhere on back of the laptop? i have a usb port open an i have 7 pin roun opening besi e that.

help?
Y'know, I think it gives your writing a certain kind of racy Cuban tough Hemingway style. I'd look on it as a sign. Leave it as is.
I'm not sure about the racy Cuban/Hemingway... but now I hear Ricky Ricardo in my head... Luuuccyy!! You 'ave some 'splainin' to doo! :lol:
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Post by scruffy » Tue Mar 01, 2011 10:05 am

A usb keyboard will work fine. I have a Dell Inspiron 9300 and the USB keyboard had no problems.
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Post by jww » Tue Mar 01, 2011 12:50 pm

Blue As A Jewel wrote:...

I'm not sure about the racy Cuban/Hemingway... but now I hear Ricky Ricardo in my head... Luuuccyy!! You 'ave some 'splainin' to doo! :lol:
But Sam is missing the "d" -- so it would be "...some 'splaining to ooo!" :wink:
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Post by ichabod » Tue Mar 01, 2011 2:44 pm

Sam wrote:Someone suggested calling a computer repair place and seeing if they keep Dell Inspiron laptops for parts and maybe they charge $15 to replace it. Otherwise, Ill scrummage to see if we have a USB keyboard around. Yes, one of the slots was large and rectangular so it could be the S-video input.
Erm, it's working again. . .
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Post by Sam » Tue Mar 01, 2011 3:13 pm

ichabod wrote:
Sam wrote:Someone suggested calling a computer repair place and seeing if they keep Dell Inspiron laptops for parts and maybe they charge $15 to replace it. Otherwise, Ill scrummage to see if we have a USB keyboard around. Yes, one of the slots was large and rectangular so it could be the S-video input.
Erm, it's working again. . .
Dom, that was the computer at work

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Post by Squire » Tue Mar 01, 2011 6:50 pm

Does have a certain elan.
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Post by mme29710 » Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:47 am

It was rumored that the staff from the Clinton administration removed all the W keys from the keyboards in the white house before George W took office [-X

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