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Acer Aspire 3004 - Random reboots; random mouse program select w/o mouse click

Ref: Acer Aspire 3004LCI Laptop Model LXA5505A696... Loaded with WinXP Home Edition & MS Office 2000, among others. Laptop periodically reboots for no apparent reason. Occurs with power supply pluged in and when also when on batery only. Computer occaisonally seems to "auto select" an option when mouse pointer passes over a "select" button in a program. Happens with selections in WinXP Home Edition OS options and various installed applications. Does so without a mouse button being pressed. In MS Word, display sometimes "jumps" to a different part of document without user input. Been careful not to brush mouse pad; still happens. Appears to be hardware problem, unless there's something peculiar about mouse settings on this particular laptop model. Couldn't find anything in WinXP or propriatary Acer hardware mouse settings to account for or change this behavior. Thanks, GreySteel

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Hi , I ask about how to download drivers for my laptop .. specification of my laptop is Aspire 3004WLCi


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Re: Acer Aspire 3004 - Random reboots; random mouse...

The rebooting could well be a driver error, and you pc is set to reboot instead of stopping and showing the code numbers on a blue screen togive any clues, but it sounds as if it could be the touchpad driver. Go to my computer icon, right click>properties>hardware tab>device manager and look down the list for mice and other pointing devices and click the '+' sign and it will probably read synaptics touchpad, right click on it and select uninstal. Restart your notebook and the touchpad will be installed automatically and should, if the driver is not corrupt perform as normal.

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My acer aspire 5742z laptop keeps shutting down at random points. I don't think its overheating as the bottom of it is not hot enough. Have you heard of this issue before? Thanks

Issues like this mostly caused by a program or simply a corrupted operating system updates. I would suggest we try restoring the laptop back in time when the issue is not yet present. We can achieve this by performing System Restore, if I'm not mistaken, this laptop has Windows 7. Please click on the Start button, then go to All Programs> Accessories> System Tools and then finally System Restore. Please select a date when the issue is not yet present. Then, please reboot the laptop.
Hope this helps.

Apr 16, 2011 | Acer Aspire 5742Z-4200 Notebook

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The touchpad pointer is becoming increasingly erratic. For example it will not point easily where i am trying to locate;it jumps at random around the screen; it highlights without this function being...

Try to go to device manager by clicking start > right click computer then
click manage > then click device manager > click the arrow beside mouse proterties
> then right click the device and click uninstall
then download this link:
select the touchpad driver and install the software...

hope this helps...

May 10, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5720 Notebook

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The touchpad pointer is becoming increasingly erratic. For example it will not point easily where i am trying to locate;it jumps at random around the screen; it highlights without this function being...

Try going into control panel & find the mouse section. See if you can adjust the sensitivty down. You may have a program built in from acer to adjust this too. I reccomend turning off the tap feature on the mouse pad. When they get old they get real touchy. If turning the sensitivity down doesn't work, you can try & see if there's an updated driver or re-install the old one. If all else fails,it's time to head to ebay to find the touch pad.

Mar 17, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5720 Notebook

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Who can help me..plzzzzzzzzz who knows what driver fit to my aspire 3004 and the os was windows xp pro sp3. me.

ok click this link

under product family click notebook

under product select aspire

select your model 3004 (3000 series)

yeah click 3000 series

3020 will also work.. (same parts just newer drivers)

your drivers will pop up below.. download and install them :)

No need to panic :) If you need more help feel free to ask..

Mar 15, 2010 | Acer Aspire 3000 Notebook

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Cursor continually jumps all over when trying to type

Touch pad mouse.
This unit has a "seamless touchpad with four-way integrated scroll button".
Yours is probably faulty, causing the cursor to be random.
Try disabling it and connecting a USB mouse.

Apr 26, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5315 Notebook

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Cursor (pointer) Locks Up

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

Sep 22, 2008 | Acer Aspire 3004LCi Notebook

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USB Port Problem

Did something happen to the port setting? To find out, right click on My Computer, select properties, then select Device Manager. Does the Universal Serial Bus controller show up with no X's? Did it show up under the ? Other Devices section? You may need to uninstall and then reboot. Windows will discover new hardware and should find the driver for you.

That's my thoughts, so far. Except for the random shutdown. I am reminded of a guy who brought his system in with USB problems, no Internet, and a host of other problems. I discovered that almost all of his services had been disabled. Services and Applications, Services, also under Manage. I put my laptop on the same screen and restored his settings to match mine. Good luck in your hunt.

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bring a cd installation from one of your friend and install it on the computer.

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Acer Aspire 3004 keyboard and touchpad error

Just resolved same problem on Acer Aspire 5000 by removing the battery, then goto device manager and disable "Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery" you can then put your existing battery back into the latop with any problems with the keyboard and touchpad. Mad solution I know but it worked for me

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