Keyboard/Auxiliary Input Device Checkout (2625 365X, XD - 2635 380-385)

Keyboard/Auxiliary Input Device Checkout

Remove the external keyboard if the internal keyboard is to be tested.

If the internal keyboard does not work or an unexpected character appears, make sure that the three flexible cables extending from the keyboard are correctly seated in the connectors on the keyboard card.

If the keyboard cable connections are correct, you can run on TP-2635 the - Keyboard Test by doing the following:
  1.  Go to the diagnostic menu screen by selecting Test in  the Easy-Setup screen.
  2.  Press Ctrl+A The ThinkPad FRU Connections screen appears.  (If the Ctrl+A does not work, triple-click on the icon on the  right bottom corner on the basic diagnostic screen.)
  3.  Make sure that the keyboard connection is Connected, then  press Esc to escape the screen.
  4.  A layout of the keyboard appears on the screen. Check that when  each key is pressed, the key's position on the keyboard layout on the screen changes to  a black square.

    NOTE: When a Fn key is pressed, a black square briefly appears.

  5.  Press Ctrl+Pause to end the test.

If the test detect a keyboard problem, do the following one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a nondefective FRU

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