Any advice. ?Appreciate your time. Have you tried cleaning the keyboard with the machine off and a can of compressed air? Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign up using Facebook Sign up using Email and Password Post as a guest Name Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... Source
Welcome to Mac-Forums! Reply With Quote 11-17-2009,11:49 PM #3 deus_ex_machina View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Member Since Aug 06, 2004 Location Tejas Posts 1,713 Specs:2GHz Mac Mini 2GB RAM 160GB 10.6.2 | share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply onemacmini, Oct 1, 2006 onemacmini thread starter macrumors 6502 Joined: Oct 19, 2005 Location: Hertfordshire #11 The thing MacBook?
Even better, if you are using Time Machine you could go back to just before the problem started and bring that preference file forward to replace the current one. You'll need to make sure the wire is correctly placed in 4 different places: the left & right side of the underside of the spacebar itself, and the left & right Sometimes a space bar will work OK on one edge, but not the other edge.
You can also go to System Preferences/International pane, click on Input devices, and check the box "Keyboard Viewer" which will show a Flag icon in your menubar. When you press it right in the center it works fine but if you hit on either the far right or left side it stays stuck in or at least feels I did plug in another mac keyboard and same thing...perhaps it's a software problem. Ipad Pro Keyboard Spacebar Not Working If you don't have another user, create one just for this purpose, in System Preferences/Accounts pane.
Any possible leads will help me greatly. Spacebar And Delete Not Working Imac Reply With Quote 11-17-2009,11:40 PM #2 RickPrather View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Sep 29, 2009 Location Modesto, CA Posts 77 Specs:iMac C2D (Penryn) 2.8 GHz 4GB RAM First I Sign in to make your opinion count. http://www.mac-forums.com/showthread.php?t=176646 Immediately after you hear the startup tone, press and hold the Shift key.
If you pop off the space bar (just pull it off gently holding both left and right sides), you will see that there is a little metal bar attached underneath. Ipad Spacebar Problems StuffYouShouldBuy 172,717 views 6:14 Unboxing Apple Wired Keyboard + Review - Duration: 6:15. If you can't get the spacebar to work - it's pretty simple: Replace the keyboard. Lab colleague uses cracked software.
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give it a few shot of canned air. Please ensure all the additional languages are removed from "Regional and Language" settings. Ask Your Own Mac Question Customer: replied5 years ago. have a peek here Loading...
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Report Zohaib R 2403Posts Sunday September 23, 2012Registration date June 16, 2016 Last seen - Sep 26, 2013 07:39PM Hi ac3mark, I am sorry for entering the thread without permission. Let the Mac boot up...Run Disk Utility in Single User Mode(Solution 3)Turn your Mac off. Spike DeClue 131,319 views 7:43 Restoring an Apple A1048 keyboard - Duration: 5:17. Logitech Wireless Keyboard Spacebar Not Working I got one at "BIGLOTS" for under $10(US).
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You could just plug in any USB keyboard (doesn't need to be anything Apple, just a generic USB keyboard), and make sure the space bar is working on a different keyboard. Privacy / DMCA contact / Affiliate and FTC Disclosure Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD Login|Contact Us Mac Ask Mac Questions and Get Answers from Experts ASAP Not a Mac Question? MacPro? as i really need to get some important school work done..
Thanks Reply With Quote 01-16-2010,07:08 PM #5 6string View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Sep 09, 2009 Location Down Under :D Posts 5,484 Specs:Back to my old 2.2GHz C2D MB That might be more annoying than not working at all. Reply With Quote Quick Navigation OS X - Operating System Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Community Information Center News and Community Announcements Have you tried an external keyboard?
You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. 7 Responses to "Sticky or wobbly space bar on old, white apple keyboard (not working/broken)" Anonymous Cowardly Lion says: November Guaranteed time for an airline to provide luggage Is there a way to block an elected President from entering office? I am sure if I could run the disk utility we might get some where - and the only reason why I can't is because I cant type the space between It sounds like a hardware issue.
When I bought this keyboard used, I actually had a problem that I'd had with a previous apple keyboard of the same style. MacPro? The 8-Bit Guy 1,139,653 views 8:26 How to Replace a Key on Macbook Pro Silver Aluminum Keys Repair Fix Install Guide - Duration: 5:03. Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz?
Tim Valenta 1,122,459 views 35:50 How to correctly fix the Spacebar key! By jenniferg in forum Other Hardware and Peripherals Replies: 10 Last Post: 02-22-2007, 08:25 PM Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not Add a bookmark of this page, so you can get back to me later.Take Care,Christine Ask Your Own Mac Question Customer: replied5 years ago. You could just plug in any USB keyboard (doesn't need to be anything Apple, just a generic USB keyboard), and make sure the space bar is working on a different keyboard.
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