Question about Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

1 Answer

Hi. My Acer Aspire 3690 has locked keypad and i cant type or even move the move pointer. Please help!!!!

Posted by on

  • 3 more comments 
  • otengz Jan 16, 2009

    i havent tried anything! the thing is, i had taken out the vista operating system and replaced with xp and it lost some of the drivers. i downloaded them from the acer website and tried to update it.., then when i restarted for one of them, it came back with the keypad inactive!

  • otengz Jan 16, 2009

    thanks

  • otengz Jan 16, 2009

    yes im able to do that! what next?

  • otengz Jan 16, 2009

    THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE!!! I MANAGED TO GET IT BACK TO NORMAL!!!!!!



    VERY VERY THANKFUL!!!!!

  • otengz Jan 16, 2009

    sorry about that. hope you find someone to help you!

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Acer Master
  • 13,433 Answers

Hey, you are in luck, I bought myself a aspire 3100. It has the same problem I'll get it from the post office today, I'll let you know how I fixed it or what the problem is if I can't fix it.

stay tuned, Id say I'll get back to you with a solution in 24hours.

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

  • 4 more comments 
  • Ekse Jan 16, 2009

    What have you tried so far?

  • Ekse Jan 16, 2009

    Okey, I'll get back to you, I'll have the laptop in 6 hours.

  • Ekse Jan 16, 2009

    When you turn the computer on, the acer screen come up, before the windows starts to load.

    For a second or two you have the acer screen there and in the bottom left corner it says Press F2 to enter bios.

    Try pressing F2 or what button it says, there, are you able to get into bios? are you able to move around the bios with the arrow keys?




  • Ekse Jan 16, 2009

    Okey, seems your keyboard is working fine. the issue is most likely software.

    Start up the laptop in safe mode, after the acer thing goes away start tapping f8, to get the advanced start up options, select safe mode with networking or just safe mode. see if your keyboard works fine there. if you want to test it and use the internet on the laptop suggest you select safe mode with networking. and see if the problem comes.

    Its probably a software problem on your laptop so using the restore discs to reload the windows should solve the problem. thats the easy fix.

    but try the safe mode and let me know. Try both of them.


  • Ekse Jan 16, 2009

    Great, press the fixya rating button on this page to indicate that the issue is solved.

    Thanks.

    I haven't got mine working yet, this one seems to have a faulty keyboard.


  • Ekse Jan 16, 2009

    heh, don't worry. Thanks for the rating.

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have an acer aspire 3690 and i cannot remember bios password


you probable typed your password with the CAPS lock on - try typing it in with this ON

Dec 08, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3690-2900 Notebook

1 Answer

My acer aspire 3690 does not read my sdhd SanDisk 4gb


Hi

You should find help at this site.

http://www.notebook-driver.com/category/acer/

If this helped you please vote for me.

AndystUK

Aug 31, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

1 Answer

No sound from my acer aspire 3690, was working fine , now the volume buttons do not indicate they are even acknowledging me pressing them ( no green volume indicator when i press )


Please go through the following link and download all the drivers of audio then you will be able tro hear the sound again. In product family select notebook and then aspire then aspire 3690 and then the necessary driver:

http://support.acer-euro.com/drivers/downloads_gd.html

Jul 16, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

1 Answer

Webcam issues


hi..install and update or update the web cam drivers..Thanks..Good Luck...^_^

May 02, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

1 Answer

Acer Aspire 3690 keypad locked!


Press Fn + F7 together and this should unlock your keypad.

Jan 16, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

2 Answers

Acer aspire 3690 ethernet driver


you don't have an exe or an install file...how can you make it work please answer me

Jul 31, 2008 | Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

3 Answers

Acer aspire 3690 ethernet driver


Hi borzou,

Here is a link that will take you to all the drivers that Acer has for the Aspire 3690.

http://www.acerpanam.com/synapse/forms/AcerDrivers/Aspire%203690.pdf?CFID=481869&CFTOKEN=51293709

Sincerely,

Agent Xiong

Apr 07, 2008 | Linksys StackPro II 100BaseFX Distance...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook Logo

Related Topics:

79 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Acer Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18384 Answers

Mohammed Ebrahim M
Mohammed Ebrahim M

Level 3 Expert

568 Answers

Steve Sweetleaf
Steve Sweetleaf

Level 3 Expert

1144 Answers

Are you an Acer Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...