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    How to disable laptop keyboard?

    Hi, my Toshiba Satellite A200 keyboard doesn't work it appears to think the CTRL button is being held down sometimes, but not all the time, is there a way to disable the keyboard and just plug in a usb keyboard without completely taking apart the computer and taking out the keyboard?

    If this is in the wrong spot sorry :S

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    Re: How to disable laptop keyboard?

    Welcome
    First yours is a unique question, never had it before.
    Might try going to search by the start button.
    Type device manager.
    In device manage lookd for the keyboard driver and disable it.

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    Re: How to disable laptop keyboard?

    there is a disable but i cannot click it the only thing i can click is details and uninstall, if i uninstall it i dont know if i can get it back.

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    Re: How to disable laptop keyboard?

    Are you in an adminstrator account when you try to disable?

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    Re: How to disable laptop keyboard?

    If you cannot disable from the adminstrator account, toddler trap may be what you need.
    I am NOT telling you to use it, use is at your own risk as I have never tried it
    Toddler Trap Lets You Clean Keyboards With Ease

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    Re: How to disable laptop keyboard?

    What does it do?

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    Re: How to disable laptop keyboard?

    It will lock the keys. As far as your considered its disabled. But try the adminstrator account, first.

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    Re: How to disable laptop keyboard?

    i am the administrator account and will that lock up the usb aswell? and how do i turn it off after?

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    Re: How to disable laptop keyboard?

    As I said I have never used the software. I gave you that information so that you would read about it before trying. If it can be turned off easily and you feel its for you give it a try. If you feel uncomfortable dont try.
    See if this administrator can disable for you.
    Administrator Account

    BTW it should be easy to reinstall the driver is you uninstall. You can do it the same way that you uninstalled, from the device manager.
    That being said, I only give advice. The final decision will always be yours. You must feel comfortable with anything that you try.

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    Re: How to disable laptop keyboard?

    Have you ever heard of Key Remapper? i was told to try that to disable the ctrl key but i was wondering if i disable it using that will it let me enable it again later?

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