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Aspire 5100 Kepad and touchpad not working

Keypad and touch pad stopped working on this laptop. Keypad does not work either when power button is pushed and any F2 key will not allow to get into BIOS or boot menu choices.
When using a logic tech USB keyboard via PCMI card we can type this text. Exchanged keyboard and mouse pad (upper half of Laptop with items from an identical machine where the keyboard and touch pad worked.
Any suggestions
Hans Schoenenberger
hans14591@yahoo.com

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  • aleahrussell Jan 18, 2009

    While using my Acer 5100, my keyboard and touchpad stopped working.
    When I restarted the machine, the keyboard and touchpad were
    inoperable. So, I started it again and tried to hit F2 to get to the
    bios, but nothing happened. I even tried to get it to boot to the
    Windows installation disk, but it was also unsuccessful. What now? No
    one has physically been into the bios to change any settings. I can
    usually repair any computer problem, but this one has me stumped. (BTW,
    I'm on my son's MAC right now. Funny how he never has any problems.)
    Please help!

  • aleahrussell May 11, 2010

    No... No one has physically be in the BIOS. I've tried shutting the computer down, starting it back up and hitting F2, F4, F8, and booting from the Windows Installation disk. Nothing is working.

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