You can use a computer without a mouse but without a keyboard using a computer is not an easy thing to do. So, it is very crucial to solve non-working keyboard if your keyboard stops working. There are many reasons for the keyboard not working. Try these following solutions to make your keyboard work again.
Solution 1 – Plug to the other port and check connections
Sometimes loose connection also results not working of hardware. It is widely known that USB ports loosen with time and give connection errors often. So it is possible that your connection is not proper or your USB port has stopped working. To make sure, plug your keyboard in any other port if available or try the next method.
Solution 2 – Try it on other PC
If the keyboard itself is broken or internally damaged then it may be possible that it not working. Go on and plug that keyboard on any other computer and check that it is working there or not. If not working then the issue is with keyboard and you have to replace that keyboard with any other keyboard.
Solution 3 – Check Batteries and wireless adapter
If you have a wireless keyboard then it is possible that your batteries have no power left or maybe your wireless adapter is blocked by something. Try to change your keyboard batteries and check that keyboard works or not. Also, check that wireless adapter of the keyboard is not blocked by something or keyboard is not too far from the adapter.
Solution 4 – Disable Filter Keys
Filter keys can be the culprit of your non-working keyboard and to make it work again you have to disable it from the control panel. Follow these steps to find out how.
STEP 1 – Open Control Panel from Desktop icon. If you don’t have that icon follow below steps otherwise jump to the second step.
i) Click on Windows button and select Settings.
ii) Select Personalization.
iii) Select Themes.
iv) On the right side, under the Related settings click on Desktop icon settings option.
v) Check on Control Panel and then click on OK.
STEP 2 – Click on Ease of Access center.
STEP 3 – Under the Explore all settings you will find Make the Keyboard easier to use option. Click on it.
STEP 4 – Uncheck Turn on Filter Keys and then Click OK.
Turning off filter keys will solve your keyboard issue. If you have still have any issues you can tell us in comments.