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Thread: A500 Workbench 3.1 No keyboard access, help!!!

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    Default A500 Workbench 3.1 No keyboard access, help!!!

    So this is a weird one. Ive had my A500 for ages and only kust recently noticed that I cant access my copy of Workbench 1.3 using keyboard commands, as in I cant type anything into the calculator, I cant type in the Shell etc. Mouse works fine but Id love to to mess around properly with Workbench. Is this something to do with Write Protection on the Workbench disk?

    Keyboard works fine during games with keyboard controls, so keyboard is working.


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    Amiga - The Survivor miggymad's Avatar
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    Flick the write protect to OFF on the Workbench floppy disk. Boot into Workbench then go into the System folder ... Find and load Setmap program

    Double check that the correct country or keyboard layout is selected. Select Save and quit back to Workbench screen. Close all windows, remove the Workbench floppy disk and flick the write protect back to ON.

    Reinsert the disk into the floppy drive, wait for the disk access light to go out then reboot the A500.

    See if that helps any.
    Last edited by miggymad; 8th November 2020 at 22:15.
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