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Keyboard and mouse stopped working

Keyboard and mouse suddenly became unresponsive. Software has been checked, not the issue. I've been told the motherboard is the likely culprit. Computer is only 1.5 years old with no physical damage of any kind. How and why would the motherboard stop working?

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I would check the Flex cable's first. If keyboard is not working sometimes this does not allow the pad to work. Here is one of the sites I use for repairs. Good luck and have a good day.
http://www.insidemylaptop.com/taking-apart-acer-aspire-5100-laptop/

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