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Certain keys not working on Equium A200-196 after Windows 7 update

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  • Windows XP
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June 7, 2014 9:00:25 AM

Hi all, I've just upgrade my partner's laptop (a Toshiba Equium A200-196) to Windows 7 after initially installing Windows XP on it (it came with Vista).

After the XP update, I noticed certain keys weren't working. I can't remember the process I used to fix the issue, but fix it I did, and they were all soon working perfectly. So it was a software issue, rather than hardware. I think it may have had something to do with the FN key - but I can't be sure.

Now I've just upgraded the same machine and I have exactly the same problem. The keys that don't work are Backspace, W, P, F, H, K and L.

Can anyone help please? I've tried reinstalling Win7 and the problem is still there.

Many thanks,


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June 7, 2014 9:06:51 AM

There should be a driver for the Fn-keys on the Toshiba support site. Try to install that.
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June 7, 2014 9:39:25 AM

Nope, still the same problem, I'm afraid.
June 9, 2014 12:42:34 PM

Can anyone help?
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