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01-14-2012 11:06 PM - edited 01-17-2012 03:48 AM
01-14-2012 11:21 PM - edited 01-20-2012 03:05 PM
Question: Can you now hit the spacebar at its ends and still get a consistant response?
(This question is relative to MarkSF's 12-26-2011 03:13 PM update.)
Relative to Pierce54's 01-15-2012 07:25 AM post, reinstalling drivers did not work for my dv7t-4100 CTO notebook.
See my 01-15-2012 01:06 AM - later edited post for my solution which is still working perfectly as of 1-20-2012..
01-15-2012 04:36 AM
01-15-2012 05:25 AM
01-22-2012 08:04 PM
I did try to uninstall the keboard and mouse driver. I rebooted the machine and window reinstalled the drivers automatically. However, I still can't get the space bar to respond properly. Any comments?
The labtop model is dv7-6b32us.
01-23-2012 12:18 AM
This is in response to nguyentq's 01-22-2012 08:04 PM Post.
See my 01-15-2012 01:06 AM Post relative to adding a spacer under the spacebar Key Cap. This very easy fix is still working, 100% of the times that I hit the spacebar with my right thumb, for me. iwampfler
01-23-2012 04:06 AM
As I mentioned in my previous posts, HP replaced my keyboard under warenty for FREE, including shipping. It now works 100% of the time. The only issue is that HP, for some reason, insists on resetting the machine configuration to the "factory shipped" settings. The did backup and restore the user files but so did I just in case. This is strange as this is a hardware issue. Never the less, my machine works fine now. I did opt for the express shipping option, which did cost me $15 but it only took 4 days to get my machine back once I shipped it.
02-21-2013 10:01 AM
I have the same problem and I KNEW that reinstallation of the drivers would not work. It's a MECHANICAL issue not SW related. There are differering levels of friction feedback depending on where you press the spacebar. I am waiting in a new a new keyboard from HP.......hopefully this "specific" board will work. I have tried some Dv7's @ Office Max and the like and have not noticed the problem with the spacebar......smooth and consistant resistance along the entire bar. It's a QC issue apparantly.