Remove the external keyboard if the internal keyboard is to be tested.
If the internal keyboard does not work or an unexpected character appears, make sure that the flexible cable extending from the keyboard is correctly seated in the connector on the system board.
If the keyboard cable connection is correct, run the Keyboard Test. See "System Diagnostic Diskette" on page 30 for details.
If the tests detect a keyboard problem, do the following one at a time to correct the problem. Do not replace a non-defective FRU:
If any of these devices do not work, reconnect the cable connector and repeat the failing operation.
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