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Currently Being ModeratedNov 2, 2007 5:55 AM (in response to mapexvenus)I have the exact same problem. The mouse/TP works fine but the keyboard is not responding. Hitting caps-lock for example does not turn on the light. I reboot and it works fine for some time.MBP SR "15 LED, Mac OS X (10.5)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 2, 2007 6:35 AM (in response to LinBlo)I hate to say this in a Mac forum, but my upgade to Vista went a lot smoother, in fact, I had no problems at all.
I am a new Mac user and I have to say that I am disappointed. It was almost like Apple released Leopard without adequate testing. After other problems with my Alesis mixer not working with Leopard, I finally reverted to Tiger yesterday.Macbook Pro 2.2 Ghz, Mac OS X (10.4.10), 120 GB HDD / 4 GB RAM
Currently Being ModeratedNov 3, 2007 11:26 AM (in response to mapexvenus)This is happening to me too. In fact it just happened as I tried to compose this message. Usually when I notice it the keyboard wakes up after 5-10 seconds of tapping on the keyboard.
This is very frustrating and there are a number of threads on here with similar symptoms after installing 10.5.
This mac is only about two weeks old, so it's not happening because I have tons of legacy software installed.Macbook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 6, 2007 7:22 AM (in response to Calvin w/ Leopard)I have the same problem, seems to be a bluetooth issue, plugged in wire keyboard and mouse no problems at all, but I would like to have my wireless back any ideas?G5 Power MAc, Mac OS X (10.5)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 6, 2007 8:06 PM (in response to mapexvenus)Hi
I have the Exact Same Problem,
On my MBP with Leopard.
There are 3 quick fixes(it doesn't resolve the issues permanently), but Apple needs to fix it :
1) Try Plugin in USB device and make sure it initialises like a USB Stick. (It works for me)
2) Press "Numlock" repeatedly for about 3-4 sec. then the obviously the Light comes on and the Keyboard is work.
3) I have a Bluetooth Mouse if, I switch it on and off ... as soon as it picks up the mouse the Keyboard works again.
Lastly tell Apple about it here:
Hope it works.
KarlMacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5), iWork Lover, Open Standards Junkie
Currently Being ModeratedNov 7, 2007 4:47 PM (in response to mapexvenus)I'm having the same problem:
- Keyboard freezes (internal MacBook Pro keyboard or external USB keyboard)
- The mouse continues to work and the system remains otherwise responsive.
- Keyboard eventually comes back.
- These problems are new since leopard
I wanted to add another observation:
My "delete" key continues to work while the rest of the keyboard is unresponsive. Anyone else notice this?
A couple of questions:
1) Does anyone think that this problem happens more when they are using PowerPC vs Universal(Intel) programs? It is hard with an intermittent problem, but I think this might be the case for me.
2) Do most folks who are experiencing this problem have Parallels or VMWare installed?
3) Do most folks have the Microsoft intellipoint software installed?Mac Book Pro, Mac OS X (10.5)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 7, 2007 6:48 PM (in response to Marc Lenburg)*I take it back what I wrote below doesn't seem to work reliably*
I found something that seems to work for me so far (at least in Excel):
When the keyboard freezes, I can get it back by clicking on another window.
Let me know if this works for anyone else.
Message was edited by: Marc LenburgMac Book Pro, Mac OS X (10.5)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 8, 2007 9:29 AM (in response to Marc Lenburg)I had exactly the same problem. My built-in keyboard on my MBP also became intermittently unresponsive while using Excel. So far it was only Excel, I restarted it and it was fine. I also figured it happened because it's not a Universal binary program.MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.4.9)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 8, 2007 10:02 AM (in response to mapexvenus)Yes. I've noticed the same thing with my wireless keyboard. Its not frequent but it does happen. Eventually it starts again. Often, when this happens, it says connection lost (bluetooth) then suddenly its working again.Macbook Pro 1.5 gig, Mac OS X (10.4.10), IPOD 2nd generation, Parallels with Windows XP
Currently Being ModeratedNov 8, 2007 8:42 PM (in response to mapexvenus)I had the same problem and so I called Apple, after going through a bunch of things, they had me reset my P-RAM (I have no idea what that is), but it worked (for about a week or so and then I just had to do it again)
1. Shut-Down computer
2. take out battery and then hold the power button for 5 sec
3. reinsert the battery
4. restart computer holding down the command (apple) key, the "p" key, the "r" key, and the "option" key. The computer will start-up once (mac the mac startup sound) then shut down and start up again, after it makes the startup sound the second time, release the 4 keys and let it startup...this should solve the problem (at least temporarily)
To let you know. I have a 15" Macbook Pro running Leopard
2.4 GHz and 2 GB RAM
Hope this helpsMacBook Pro 15", Mac OS X (10.5)