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My Keyboard and mouse are not responding

I have a acer 5100. When I boot up to my log in screen the mouse cursor remains in the center of the screen it blinks but will not move. I've even attempted to restore my system with the recovery disk but was unable to complete the process because you have to use the key board arrows to select what you want to do.

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  • proka Dec 07, 2007

    Keyboard and touchpad not working. External Mouse/Keyboard USB Not working.

  • Anonymous Jan 17, 2008

    I have a laptop Acer 5050. The mouse is frozen_ it could not move.



    I have even tried to use the hot key Alt & F10 to erecover the system back to the manufacture original set-up.



    The system has been reset. But it still have the problem: I could not move the cursor. Have anyone experienced the same problem? Would you suggest a solution? Is it a virus problem?



    Thank you


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Try plugging in an external keyboard & mouse, hopefully that should work

Posted on Sep 15, 2007

  • Gareth Cockram
    Gareth Cockram Sep 27, 2007

    plug in external mouse, then once into windows remove Pointing device in Device manager and see if the device will re-detect.

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