Wireless Keyboard help

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Wireless Keyboard help

Post by Maxtron » Sun Aug 12, 2007 4:30 am

Hey there everyone

I've had the Logitech LX700 wireless duo for a few years now, and it's served me well. however, just today i turned on my computer and now some of the keys aren't doing what they're supposed to. left CTRL opens up the calculator and my email program (thunderbird). right CTRL puts my comp. into standby and then crashes it, and the "my documents" hotkey actually right clicks AND opens whatever file it feels like. i've reset all the defaults in the keybinding program (setpoint) and now i've uninstalled it. as i write this i'm downloading the newest setpoint version and hopefully that will help me... any thoughts?

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Re: Wireless Keyboard help

Post by dicecca112 » Sun Aug 12, 2007 9:22 am

change the batteries if it uses them, and reconnect the keyboard and mouse. Sounds like a bad connection due to low battery power
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Re: Wireless Keyboard help

Post by camaroguy1998 » Sun Aug 12, 2007 10:15 am

dicecca112 wrote:change the batteries if it uses them, and reconnect the keyboard and mouse. Sounds like a bad connection due to low battery power
I agree with Dicceca, I have the Logitech MX Duo and thats what happens when the batteries get low!
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Re: Wireless Keyboard help

Post by Maxtron » Sun Aug 12, 2007 2:29 pm

well, i changed the batteries and sadly, it seemed to do nothing :( one important thing i forgot to mention is that a few days ago i washed my keyboard through the dishwasher. i used all the precautions (letting it sit for a while with no batteries in it, letting it dry for at least 2 days) but maybe that could have something to do with it? as I type this i now notice that at random my text will begin appearing at the beginning of this paragraph instead of the end, and each time i need to re-click at the end for it to work :( fryed keyboard? or what else?

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Re: Wireless Keyboard help

Post by dicecca112 » Sun Aug 12, 2007 2:37 pm

Circuit boards don't take nicely to water. Why in god's name would you wash it in the dishwasher? The elcheapo's yeah you can wash those, but not these. Your keyboard is dead. Sorry man
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Re: Wireless Keyboard help

Post by Maxtron » Sun Aug 12, 2007 6:34 pm

meh, did it before and it worked out alright :P suppose i just got lucky then.

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Re: Wireless Keyboard help

Post by DMB2000uk » Sun Aug 19, 2007 1:00 pm

Even if it survived the wash cycle, the heat cycle could have killed it.

Seems a totally random thing to do to clean it >_<
Stick to a brush and maybe a screwdriver next time?

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Re: Wireless Keyboard help

Post by dicecca112 » Sun Aug 19, 2007 1:07 pm

I just pop all the keys off use some compressed air to get the junk out, and throw the keys in a diluted solution of windex and water. Leave it over night, and its all sparkly and shiny
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Re: Wireless Keyboard help

Post by Major_A » Sun Aug 19, 2007 2:23 pm

Next time pop the keys out of the keyboard and use Q-Tips and rubbing alcohol.

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Re: Wireless Keyboard help

Post by vicaphit » Wed Aug 22, 2007 8:16 pm

Maxtron wrote:right CTRL puts my comp. into standby and then crashes it
Sounds like more of a feature to me! Ive always wanted a button that crashes my computer! Im sorry to laugh at your situation, but I have never heard of washing electronics in a dishwasher
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