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Entire letters and numbers set on my keyboard suddenly stopped working

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Jan 2, 2013 7:57 AM

I'm sorry if this is the wrong place but I couldnt find a section concerning keyboards.

I'm writing this via he keyboard viewer, command shift and a few more keys are working but no letters or numbers.

anyone who has an idea?

iMac, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • jonnycumbo Calculating status...

    I have the same problem. Function keys work, but none of the letters or numbers work, so I can't log in in hte appropriate field. I can move the icon with the mouse, (bluetooth or USB) I've tried 2 keyboards, one USB the other Bluetooth, but I can't get past the log in screen cos the letters & numbers don't respond. I can adjust the brightness using F1 & F2, and I can adjust the volume with F11 & F12.

    Luckily I have this MacBook Air!

    It started off as a hardware issue where I couldn't even start up. Also I can't get a hardware test to run to completion (you know, switch on whilst pressing D). Strange that the D key works for this!

    Any ideas anyone?

    Jonathan

  • jonnycumbo Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    It started on Wednesday night. All programs froze when I connected a USB stick. After Force quitting all programs, the computer would restart, the loading bar got to about 20% then it just switched off. ;-(

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