Question about Acer Aspire 3004LCi Notebook
Out of the blue, the cursor (pointer) either locked up or had a mind of its own on where to move. When booted in safe mode it performed correctly. I thought I had a virus, but after spending several days trying to resolve the issue I gave up and restored my system. After a complete system restore, the cursor still performed in an erratic fashion. By chance I removed the battery and pluged in AC power and everything performed normally.
This is on an Acer Aspire 3004LCi notebook running Windows Home XP. Also, the battery shipped with the new laptop had very poor battery life.
Go to my computer, right click>properties>hardware tab>device manager, then look down the list for mouse and pointing devices, click the '+' sign and right click on your touchpad listing and select uninstall, and then restart the pc.
In Vista start control panel>classic view, then device manager
The touchpad will be reinstalled and then ready to use again as it should be back to normal
Posted on Sep 22, 2008
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Jan 25, 2013 | Acer Aspire 7745G-9823 Notebook
restart your computer repeatedly tapping the f8 key to enter safe mode while the screen is black once in safe mode where the only things working will be your keyboard and mouse allowing you to attempt to repair your computer
Reboot the computer As the computer is booting repeatadly press the F8 key as the computer is booting
If done properly the user should get to a screen similar to the below screen.
Select the option for Safe mode command prompt only
Windows Advanced Options Menu
Please select an option:
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt
Enable Boot Logging
Enable VGA mode
Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked)
Directory Services Restore Mode (Windows domain controllers only)
Start Windows Normally
Return to OS Choices Menu
Use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight to your choice.
select safe mode
once you are in safe mode
click start right click on my computer select properties device manager control scroll to mice and pointing devices you might see a yellow question mark? right update driver
click start control panel mouse you should see 4 tabs buttons pointers pointer options and hardware under hardware you have options to troubleshoot also you can select properties under driver you will have the options update driver rollback driver or uninstall in xp
in windows 7 click start control panel hardware and sound mouse you will see the same tabs and options as with xp
hope this helps
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