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#1 rainsager

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Posted 02 June 2017 - 11:01 AM

Hello, every time I press the N key on my keyboard, my laptop goes into fullscreen. I've already disabled all the keyboard settings in Control Panel and I've also tried resetting the keyboards using the languages. Whenever I press the N key, there's also the "Press F11 to exit full screen popup. Does anyone know a fix for this?

 

Sorry if this is a noob question/issue. Please help :( 

 

My laptop is an Asus X202E running Windows 10.



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Posted 02 June 2017 - 11:09 AM

The first thing I'd suggest is grabbing an external USB keyboard and seeing if the same behavior exhibits itself when you use it, rather than the laptop's own keyboard.

 

I'm suspecting that the keyboard is going/has gone bad and that N key is generating something other than/in addition to 'N' when pressed.

 

If you're getting the same behavior with an external keyboard then that's another piece of the puzzle.


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Posted 02 June 2017 - 11:24 AM

Hi, just plugged an external and the N key works fine. Is there anything I can do to fix the N key on my laptop? :(



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Posted 02 June 2017 - 11:38 AM

rainsager,

 

           I cannot say, "No, absolutely not," but I will say, "Most likely not."

 

           When a laptop keyboard begins to go wonky in any way my first course of action is to replace it.  They are more fragile than desktop keyboards and although they don't fail nearly as often as they once did once they begin to misbehave it's usually because something is cracked, broken, etc., that there is no effective way to test for or to fix.

 

            Since the replacement keyboards are generally available at very reasonable cost (and a quick search for your machine finds the low end around $20) and this can be a DIY job it's easier to replace.   See YouTube videos about your actual machine or its very close relatives to decide whether you can or want to do it yourself.  This task can be anything from simple to hellish depending on how the laptop is actually put together and if you don't decide to do it yourself it should give you some valuable information as to approximately how long the job should take for a professional to do.


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Posted 02 June 2017 - 11:50 AM

Thanks so much for the help!



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Posted 02 June 2017 - 12:46 PM

You're quite welcome.


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