Solve Keyboard Issues in Toshiba® Satellite A500
Tips to Solve Keyboard Issues in your Toshiba Satellite A500.
Toshiba Satellite A500 system has got Intel Core2 Duo Processor of T6500, Windows Vista Home Premium Operating System, 400GB of HDD hard drive and lot more to provide you great computing. One of the common input devices used in any system is the keyboard. It helps to communicate with the Operating System, with the help of software called the driver. The keyboard of the system is very sensitive. Like every other system, your Toshiba Satellite A500 system might also face some issue with the keyboard software. Some of such common issues that might happen to the keyboard of your system are inability to type, the num lock of keyboard does not work or some keys do not work. Generally, these issues might be due to the keyboard connectors. The other issues might be due to the keyboard software. You should install correct drivers for the proper working of the keyboard. The driver once installed can be left as such. It needs to be updated frequently. Even the keyboard software, need to be updated regularly. When you don’t update this software, you might face some issues with it. Installation or updation of some software shall also cause the keyboard software to get corrupted. However, you could avoid such issues with the help of some tips.
The following are some tips to resolve keyboard software issues in your Toshiba Satellite A500 system :
- Updation of driver
- Keyboard software reinstallation
- Check for compatibility
Updation of driver
The keyboard related issues might be mostly due to the keyboard driver. Installing outdated or incorrect driver might cause the keyboard to stop responding to your commands. Therefore always keep the drivers updated. You could use driver update software to know whether the keyboard driver is facing some problem. The driver update software shall automatically download the updates and shall install it in the system.
Keyboard software reinstallation
The keyboard issues might be because of the bent of small pins in the connector or due to the cable connector issues. Many keyboard issues are related to keyboard software. To avoid this issue, you need to reinstall the software. This could be done by removing the keyboard software from 'Control panel' and then allowing Windows to re-install it.
Software conflict might also lead to some issues with your keyboard. Software conflict means the issues that comes when you install any software that is incompatible with the keyboard software. The keyboard software gets affected when you install incompatible software. So, before you do any installation, always check whether the software is compatible with your Toshiba Satellite A500 system.