Keyboard not working

English Lady - Aug 11, 2016 at 08:13 AM
 English Lady - Aug 11, 2016 at 06:04 PM
Hello, My cat sat on my laptop whilst I was out of the room and now my keyboard doesn't work it just makes a clicking noise. Any ideas on what's been pressed so I can resolve it? Thanks

Packard Bell Easy note tv

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xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,825
Aug 11, 2016 at 01:47 PM
One of the most common causes of a locked keyboard is holding the Shift key, sometimes called the keyboard lock key, for eight seconds or more. This changes keyboard settings, locking out certain keys or the entire computer keyboard. Other problems occur when you press certain keys such as Number Lock, which may lock part of your keyboard.

Though this happens rarely, having an outdated driver, especially when you upgrade your operating system, causes a locked keyboard. A driver is necessary for your operating system to correctly recognize and communicate with your keyboard.

Good Luck
Thanks this sovled it. I also rebooted after it.