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On 28 Aug 2015 at 16:52, kristin said: I just spent an hour trying to figure this out and your solution worked immediately! After your device is on, go back to the Bluetooth preferences panel and see if it’s connected. Alphabetically permute a string Should it be "runs" or "run" in the following sentence? you raise some really great points. have a peek here

I do have Logitec's Special software "Unifying" for the mouse installed on El Capitan but it did not make a difference for this problem. I need the number keys and USB ports. $49.00 at the apple store. On 08 Aug 2015 at 20:54, Matthew said: Thank you so much for this!! Martin said: Worked.

Imac Usb Keyboard Not Working

No matter what I did, Apple USB keyboard just didn't work. Reinserted and I'm now typing out my experience. Thank you so much for sharing! I tried an older Mac keyboard and it worked so I returned the keyboard to the Apple store.

  1. said: Yep, it worked.
  2. I was about to throw out my keyboard and now it works again. πŸ™‚ On 14 Aug 2015 at 23:01, John Rogers said: My numeric keyboard stopped, I complained to Apple
  3. this fixed my annoying problem!
  4. I know I'm not adding anything new to this thread of comments, but I have to say it: Thank you so much!!
  5. Not an actual reason that they're worse than another keyboard.

If Mouse Keys is on, pressing keys in the numeric keypad moves the pointer instead of entering numbers. Select "Show Input menu in menu bar." Choose the Input menu in your menu bar, then make sure the correct keyboard layout is selected. I do a ton of typing (I'd go so far as to say I can "actually type"), and I've never had a problem with not having a key for something I Apple Wired Keyboard Stopped Working It worked great under Snow Leopard, then Lion, then Mountain Lion but with Mavericks… I get it working from time to time but after many disconnect/connect operations.

If some of the keys work and others don'tIf some keys on your keyboard work and others don't, try these steps. Mac Laptop Keyboard Not Working Must have spilled coffer or water that mess it up. I have been struggling with this issue for weeks, finally giving up with a work around (crappy old Dell USB keyboard). My best explanation from above is the improved power conductivity through the extension cord's connector….

Mac-Forums.com Register New Posts Advertising Contact Us Archive Web Hosting Sitemap Top Hosting and Cloud Web Hosting Talk HostingCon WHIR Hosting Catalog Hottest Hosts Data Centers Data Center Knowledge Data Center Imac Wireless Keyboard Not Working On 27 Mar 2015 at 00:45, Paul said: thanks! THANK YOU! @Apple, can you please go and fix this in your OS? Click the Mouse & Trackpad settings tab. 3.

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It was working fine and then I accidentally unplugged it when I was meaning to unplug a different USB accessory that has an identical white cord. I can buy a PC for Β£250 that won't have a problem with its keyboard. Imac Usb Keyboard Not Working On 27 Feb 2015 at 15:49, Anna said: Finally, a solution that works! Apple Keyboard Not Working After Cleaning I've tried plugging it into all 4 of the USB ports, I've rebooted the computer.

Mostly" Ars Scholae Palatinae Tribus: NE USA Registered: Aug 25, 2008Posts: 1149 Posted: Mon May 19, 2014 9:10 am I've had this problem with my Mac Pro - it would require navigate here Close System Preferences and check that the mouse works. Don't worry if your Mac keyboard stops working. That worked immediately. Apple Keyboard Keys Not Working

How do I sort a list with positives coming before negatives with values sorted respectively? Still a part of me likes to know why this issue isn't solved yet by Apple. I added the extension cable (which I had not previously used) and everything works fine again! Check This Out Read More .

it worked instantly! Apple Wired Keyboard Some Keys Not Working If your keyboard doesn't work over Bluetooth after trying these steps, your keyboard mightneed to be replaced. THX Thank you!!!

On 15 Jan 2016 at 09:38, Peter T said: Got my keyboard going again after all the rebooting and changing ports failed - many thks!

On 12 May 2015 at 15:25, Ian said: The extension did not work for me. on startup, system is looking for a wireless keyboard. I inserted a powered USB hub in the left usb port and can use my wired keyboard again. Mac External Keyboard Not Working If the device is working now, there may be a software conflict between the device and something in your original user account.

I have tried every, and I mean everything else, including taking it into the Mac Store. Now choose System Preferences > Keyboard > Set Up Bluetooth Keyboard. So as I didn't have an extension cable I tried plugging my printer to the keyboard and turning the printer on. this contact form Follow him on Twitter at @dann_albright.

Thank you so much πŸ™‚ On 08 Apr 2015 at 08:55, Lew Targett said: That has fixed the problem. πŸ™‚ Bizarre !!!!!!!!!!!! If your keyboard doesn't work in any of your computer's USB ports, your keyboardmight need to be replaced. How did you fix the issue? Have you had trouble with an Apple keyboard?

I've had it happen on my old Macbook Pro 2008 and my new Macbook Pro Retina 2012. On 23 Oct 2015 at 05:31, Ken said: Thanks so much for the tip! On 11 Jun 2016 at 19:29, Noah Pikes said: Been having the same problem on a recently purchased new El Capitan iMac using a USB Apple keyboard. It is exactly like the one that came with it (2012) except it's not wireless and has USB slots on each end.

On 20 Jul 2016 at 10:20, Wim said: Hi, I had another trick: when it stops working, I plug it into my colleague's macbook pro, confirm it works on his mac, Keyboard shortcuts for Mac users: copy & paste, Option, Command and Control How to fix a Mac keyboard: Check the power If some or all of the keys on your Apple All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use. ο£Ώ Apple Support Communities More ways to shop: Visit an Apple On 13 Jun 2016 at 19:45, RobDuge said: works perfectly on the first time!

Let it set that way for 15 minutes. On 18 Mar 2016 at 01:50, Lohith Bellad said: Worked for me but its strangest thing I have seen with computer hardware. finally it works πŸ™‚ On 25 Feb 2015 at 10:11, Andrew James Lawton said: THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!! I tried the keyboard in a different USB port, but same result.

However, if I shut the computer down completely and restarted it, same thing – neither the keyboard or the mouse were recognised. Thanks! If this fixes the problem then log back into your account and open System Preferences > Bluetooth. But what does the extension cable add to all of this (technically)?

Bingo, that worked. Look how many people are affected by this! (And this would be the tip of the iceberg!) On 05 Jun 2015 at 22:16, Eryn said: I have the extension and a Thank you so much On 09 Feb 2015 at 01:14, Tesh said: I had no idea this was such a popular issue! It works!