Windows 10: surface power cover dying? certain keys won't work

  1.    25 Apr 2016 #1

    surface power cover dying? certain keys won't work


    Suddenly, the d, e, o, m (and more) keys will not work on my power cover type keyboard. Not sure what caused the issue, don't rememeber downloading any updates or giving the keyboard a bang/fall.

    The Power Cover is also charged-up, it's not a case of it's battery being flat. Sometimes I can get affected keys to work if I unattach and reattach the P.C. but a few seconds later they will return to not working. Please note this problem happens after a restart, after a shutdown, across two seperate surface devices (one win8.1, one win10), and after a factory reset back to Win8.0.

    Somebody please tell me there is a fix and it isn't destined for the great office desk draw in the sky.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    25 Apr 2016 #2

    I'd carefully clean the contacts with isopropyl alcohol.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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