Keyboards in Acer® Veriton Desktops
The keyboard is an essential hardware for any computer system. Without the keyboard it is difficult to either input data or obtain any information from the computer. But there can be some issues with the keyboard, as it requires software to interact with the computer system and send it signals or data.
- Common keyboard software issues
- Tips to prevent damage to keys
- Power supply causing keyboard malfunction
Common keyboard software issues
There can be various keyboard issues that can cause inefficiency in interacting with the computer. The issues or common problems include several keys not working properly, driver for the keyboard not functioning properly, proper key signals not being passed onto the controller, system not responding to the keyboard commands, no proper input to the keyboard, some multimedia keys not functioning, and so on. Due to the accumulation of dust on the keyboard, some keys may get stuck and don't work.
Tips to prevent damage to keys
Many times, while using the keyboard you have to take care of the keys as the keys tend to get damaged due to wrong usage. The keyboard functioning can be checked at the boot time, as POST (Power On Self Test) performs the keyboard check function. By the POST sequence you come to know whether your keyboard is functioning properly or not, as it provides various indications. For the keyboard to function properly, make sure that it is connected to the computer system with the right software and to the right port.
Along with the keyboard, check the power supply to the system as this may also cause the keyboard to malfunction. You can refer to the troubleshooting techniques that are provided with the user manual for your computer system. Sometimes, due to lot of dust settled on the keyboard the signals are not passed on to the system. So, to avoid such problems always clean your keyboard with a dry cloth. With the help of the Power On Self Test indication, you can solve the issues by referring to the troubleshooting guide provided by Acer®. Check for the power supply that is given to the keyboard.