So my question, is this sort of keyboard ghosting common among Lenovo laptops? Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Mine is almost identical to your specs! Blog posts are encouraged. If you find only B, then replace all B with A.

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Now I’m curious if the SK has different hardware however I do not care for numpads with the extra size and the hideous price tag those go for is even more deterring — I still don’t have concrete proof SK uses the synaptics ultrastyk. This drastically reduces the stress on the keyboard’s USB socket. I just found this page for drivers http: The instructions are copied dk-8835 followed, however the driver referenced isn’t available.

As well, the layout of the keys is LENOVO’s new “standard” and all of the special keys that I use most frequently were no longer where they “should be” 3. The touchstyk doesn’t seem to suffer from the drifting problem that a regular resistive trackpoint does. See our Sustainability Report. All in all those systems worked perfectly fine when on old drivers, and now It’s also hard to pin-point the “ThinkPad keyboard feel” since NMB isn’t contracted to make the latest ThinkPad skk-8835 anymore, and every ThinkPad you use will feel slightly different.

They can easily be replaced with the proper tools. The lejovo news is, I finally got the trackpoint working. It’s not a huge showstopper, as tbh I only bought it for the keyboard. This driver disc should work for both the SK and SK I have one Lenovo X I don’t know what the product label on your keyboard says but this is what mine shows.


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You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post. I also got the 2 spare trackpoint caps, which is handy as my X60T needs a new ‘innie’ one, as the domed ones interfere with the screen when in tablet mode, and the current ‘innie’ one it wears is rock hard with age! I think you would call this a 7-row keyboard.

A can of compressed air may be useful too, and a bottle of isopropyl alcohol and cotton buds are good for cleaning, but not on the screen. So if you’re planning on using modern Windows with this keyboard, you’ll be in for a world of hurt, weird issues and pain and agony as you watch your operating system update automatically and brick multiple drivers, uninstall applications it deems ‘not compatible’, installs junk like candy crush and of lwnovo uploads a lot of your personal data inadvertently to the microsoft servers which could be compromised at any given point in time.

Download and install the lsnovo.


It’s lovely though, very happy with it. Blog posts are encouraged.

Probably too much information, but anyway other than US key caps vs UK key caps I suspect it’s likely the same basic keyboard as yours. ThinkPad Edge laptops also operate on the ‘Synaptics’ mode like the SK, whereas a regular T series ThinkPad uses the more deluxe Windosw branded portion of the driver. Message 2 of 6.


I’ll be uploading these files publicly at some point, but if anyone needs them ‘now’ just send me a PM and I’ll send you a download think with a. I sort of don’t like the ethics behind it as you’re using my private mailbox for technical support on an issue without contributing anything to the thinkpads community since you don’t care about the community, you just want your personal issue fixed.

Solved: Thinkpad e not registering keystrokes / keyboard ghosting – Lenovo Community

And finally, both look to be coated in the soft IBM rubber, whereas production units are not. IRC Channel ibmthinkpad on Freenode. If you find only B, then replace all B with A. Low quality ‘Fujicon’ capacitors were used by LITE-ON in the keyboard, therefore if your keyboard eventually suffers from failure; these are most likely what have killed it.

Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. I scooped up a nice widnows for my wife as she likes to have a keyboard with a mouse xk-8835 for ergonomic reasons.

The solution is to have an even number of keyboard available, doesn’t work with odd numbers, i. I use this all the time even if I use the TrackPoint for everything else.