Keyboard and Auxiliary Input Device Checkout

Keyboard and Auxiliary Input Device Checkout

Note: 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 flexible cable extending from the keyboard is correctly seated in the connector.

If the keyboard cable connection is correct, run the Keyboard Test.

For TP 390E - (2626)

  1.  Boot from and start PC Doctor. (See 'PC Doctor System Diagnostics' for details.)
  2.  Select Interactive Tests.
  3.  Select Keyboard.
  4.  Follow the instructions in the message window.

For TP 390/i Series 1700 - (2626, 2627)
See 'Running the Diagnostics' for details.

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

  1.  Replace the keyboard.
  2.  Replace the system/planar board.

The following auxiliary input devices are supported for this computer:

If any of these devices do not work, reseat the cable connector and repeat the failing operation.
If the problem does not reoccur, replace the device and then the planar board.

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