Keyboard in Toshiba® Satellite L500
What software issues can one face with keyboard in Toshiba Satellite L500?
Toshiba Satellite L500 comes loaded with features like face recognition, memory card reader, numeric 10 keypad, touchpad with multi touch, Eco utility and 6 cells Li-ion battery pack. It consists of 104 key Standard US keyboard with 10-key numeric keypad (black). This keyboard layout could be configured according to type accents on Windows operating system. Toshiba Satellite L500 usually comes pre-installed with Genuine Windows 7 64-bit operating system. Keyboard is the most needed input device in your system. Keyboard in your system might crash down due to many reasons. It might be a hardware problem or a software problem. A software issue mainly comes with incompatibility problem or corrupted driver problem.
The following points will provide a better understanding of keyboard software issues in Toshiba Satellite L500:
- No access to the keyboard
- Keys recognition problem
- Characters matching problem
No access to the keyboard
The computer keyboard requires driver software to function properly. If you remove your keyboard driver software or if it is not installed properly, your system will not get access to the keyboard device. You can check the status of keyboard driver from device manager in operating system installed on your PC. You can locate the status of keyboard driver under the keyboard heading in the hardware list.
Keys recognition problem
It might happen that some of the keys of your computer are working properly and other function keys are not. In such cases it is sure that the problem is not due to hardware problem but it is because of some corruption or configuration change that has happened to keyboard driver software. You should reinstall the keyboard software driver and update it to resolve this problem.
Sometimes it happens that the character you type on the keyboard does not match the one which is shown on your screen. This happens when you set your keyboard layout for any other different language. Then you are required to change the settings of your keyboard layout to match with language. If the problem is still there, try your keyboard in some other system. If it shows the same problem again you need to replace the keyboard.