You are awesome! Superstar! Uncheck "Speak selected text". Had been struggling with this for over a year and was convinced that it was a software issue. Source
THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!! Just trying your solution - putting into a USB hub - has worked immediately. Aug 8, 2014 9:05 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by kaz-k, kaz-k Aug 8, 2014 9:53 AM in response to Edward Level 5 (6,211 points) Desktops Aug Driver and Software Issues: Depending on the situation, sometimes specific key subsets--such as the Eject, Caps Lock, or the Function keys--may not work.
What should i do? Was this answer helpful? I've been having this issue for 1.5 years, even been to the Apple store and they replaced the logic board. Thanks loads for the heads up on this one 😉 On 13 Mar 2015 at 13:26, Nils said: http://www.cnet.com/news/mac-keyboard-not-working-mouse-keys-may-be-activated/ If it is already uchecked, check and uncheck.
by Iyaz Akhtar Close Drag CNET © CBS Interactive Inc. / All Rights Reserved. On 04 Dec 2015 at 22:40, Dee Linton said: Thanks for this solution! If you suspect the water may have had something in it - hope not sugar - then soak the keyboard in distilled water then do the drying stuff again. Apple Keyboard Keys Not Working Martin said: Worked.
I have been fiddling around trying all sorts, switching USB ports, plugging unplugging etc etc What a very weird phenomenon. Send us an email b. Actually bought a new keyboard thinking it was broken...anyone need a keyboard? I restarted and it wouldn't work.
What the hell apple!!! Apple Wired Keyboard Not Working After Cleaning Keyboard keys do not work with any other computer. Really made my day! Simple, inexpensive fix (I'm using it to type this answer): Logitech $20.00 wireless keyboard with USB key.
This can be toggled on some computers and keyboards by pressing Fn-F6. On 30 Jul 2015 at 15:24, Leanne said: Cant believe it, it worked straight away! Apple Usb Keyboard Not Working Cancel Michael Magee @skippykrog Rep: 1 Posted: August 14 Options Permalink History My iMac aluminum keyboard just went bad from humidity, I'm assuming. Mac Wired Keyboard Not Working On 27 Feb 2015 at 17:09, addrea liana said: Same thing here with Apple wired USB keyboard.
A permanent fix, anyone? this contact form I've tried everything. After that, put it in a "warm" place, you don't want to melt anything, and every few hours turn it upside down or on its side. I am very frus_ra_ed down here!! :( Report Steve John- Jul 18, 2010 03:27PM Same here!!!!!! Mac Laptop Keyboard Not Working
Bluetooth was turned off and I couldn't turn it on. On 25 Mar 2015 at 18:53, Thomas G. Macbook Pro retina with external apple keyboard and a logic wireless mouse USB transmitter plugged in. have a peek here Like your solution better.
That's until I plugged in a USB extension as suggested. Mac External Keyboard Not Working Basically, the keyboard sometimes worked when plugged in to my MacBook Pro Retina, but sometimes just totally failed to respond, and the mouse plugged into its extra USB port didn't work Thanks to @hans for explaining physical background - couldn't believe without it. 👍🏻 On 06 Apr 2016 at 16:56, Const said: Thanx!
On 20 Feb 2015 at 15:09, Valerie said: OMG… thank you so much! Report Mark- Oct 6, 2009 09:18PM Did you ever find a solution to your problem with your 7UJ and M keys on your mac. On 13 Apr 2016 at 14:55, Felix Holland said: You saved me from my sleepless nights!!!!!! Apple Wired Keyboard Keys Not Working OnLy probLem on the keyboard....
Tried the restarting and using another port neither of which worked. Report MSmith- Oct 20, 2009 04:43PM I.saw.your.post.about.anyone.needing.a.keyboard. Why Apple does not inform their customers about this? Check This Out They have to do with bad design.
Thanks for sharing. No change. I have already returned one keyboard to Apple when this happened to me last fall; perhaps I should do the same with this one. Useful Searches Recent Posts Options Please select a forum to jump to News and Article Discussion MacRumors.com News Discussion Mac Blog Discussion
IT WORKED. On 24 Jan 2016 at 22:21, haroon said: I have not tried the USB extension trick suggested here; however, I do have a solution that seems to work for me. On 22 Apr 2015 at 07:40, Jeanne said: I've been searching for hours for a solution to why my keyboard suddenly wouldn't work after upgrading my OS. On 20 May 2016 at 16:09, Nimbus said: Is there an official recogition from Apple on this or will they sit it out like in most cases?
On 07 Sep 2016 at 13:19, Jakuben said: This has been a frequent problem for me aswell, but strangely this solution worked perfectly for me as well, first try! I am using an old USB keyboard connected to my 2014 iMac because the computer decided that the Apple keyboard didn't exist. Cancel markus weiher Rep: 32.8k 132 56 38 Posted: 04/25/2010 Options Permalink History sorry to say that - but as far as i could google it, there is no real good share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply ralaber, Jan 1, 2012 ralaber macrumors newbie Joined: Jan 1, 2012 Location: Germany #9 Thank you hello all,
I tried another keyboard on my computer and that worked fine. On 12 Nov 2015 at 18:46, Kitty said: THANK YOU!! I used the system preferences solution (speech) and unchecked the box as indicated and now it's working fine. Worked perfectly!
On 17 Dec 2015 at 17:20, JP Barbosa said: For me the problem was Android File Transfer. THey only work in upper case. This has been driving me crazy for 2 years, I almost laughed when I read a thread on the Apple support site where a few had posted this worked. what I do is unplug the keyboard and wait a few seconds before plugging it back in..