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Keyboard keys have to be pressed hard to type

The laptop had been working fine since I bought it, but just recently the keys have to be pressed very hard to have them respond in whatever application I am working in. Nothing was ever spilled.

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I had this problem as well with my newly bought MacBook Pro 2017. I did the following steps and the 'N' key on the keyboard is working fine now:

STEP 1: Goto System Preference

STEP 2: Click Accessibility

STEP 3: Click Keyboard

STEP 4: Turn on 'Enable Slow Keys' and then turn it back off

STEP 5: Turn on 'Enable Sticky Keys' and then turn it back off

I hope this works for you.

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This worked, Not sure why.

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i tried it my shift key is still broken any more ideas

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Great--- thank you so much! it worked perfectly. I spent over 4 hours trying to figure it out. very thankful.

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have to do it several times.... the only key not working was the "n"

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it works for me, suddenly the one "n" which was hard to press sounded little bit break after I did like what you said, then it works perfectly after that sound. Thank you so much! I was scared when though I needed to bring my laptop to the store :D

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It might be because of you putting it on a certain setting. Go on system preferences, click on accessabilty then press keyboard and turn of slow keys.

Hope this works

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Well done.thanks a lot

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checked sticky key - heard a double click

unchecked - heard a clunk

Any ideas (outside of a hidden villain?)

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Thank you. I had to do the 5 steps twice but it worked. Thank you!

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This seemed to work. Had to press hard on f to make it even think about working. Now, it puts the f in on the upstroke of the key, not the down stroke and not always working when pressed in the center. ffff, just a little try out. Really frustrating to have an almost $2000 piece of equipment with a bad keyboard. Like having a guitar with an out of tune bridge and old strings, you’ll never get the right note.

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This happened to me and the previous things didn’t work in my experience turn on and off slow keys then press option+command+fn+f5 and if it pops up with slow keys off then it’s worked :)

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If it is not software related take out the key that is hard to press make sure nothing is in it then put it back on. This helped for me.

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