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Keyboard Doesn't Work at All ¶
No matter what you do, you can't get your keyboard to turn on.
Computer Doesn’t Recognize the Keyboard Is Connected ¶
Try unplugging the USB cable and plugging it back in. If that doesn’t work, try using a different USB cable to connect the keyboard to the computer. If that solution fails, the keyboard’s PCB might be dysfunctional.
Wrong Driver ¶
If your computer fails to properly install a driver for the keyboard, go here and download the correct driver for your keyboard and operating system.
Bad Connections Inside Computer ¶
It’s possible that the USB port in your computer has lost connection with the computer’s motherboard; if so, you’ll need to open up your computer and re-attach the internal USB cable with the motherboard. Search iFixit for instructions on how to do this with your computer.
Just a Few Keys Aren’t Working ¶
Most of the keys work, but a few don't.
If the keyboard has been used for a long time, there might be some crumbs from daily use. A vacuum cleaner can be used to remove small debris from the keyboard.
Replacing Keycaps ¶
Some keys are shiny with use, and replacing them is much cheaper than buying a new keyboard.
Installing new keycaps ¶
Keyboard is Too Loud ¶
Your fancy mechanical keyboard is too loud!
Loud Clicking Noise while Typing ¶
Lights don’t work ¶
The LEDs on your keyboard don't light up.
Replace LED Lights ¶
If a light on the keyboard is dysfunctional, you can replace it by following this guide.