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Acer laptop I had this computer for about 2 years now and it seems like keys on that keyboard are dying off , I already have 4 keys that dont work , what can I do with this. Thanks

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  • olewil Nov 22, 2007

    letter e ansd spacebar sometimes dont work

  • Anonymous Mar 03, 2008

    keyboard keys are dying out

  • shanesmith71 May 03, 2008

    I am having the same problem with the A and L and the shift key and the F key. I guess I will have to get a new key board. I have to keep pressing the keys till they work.

  • Betty-ruthe May 07, 2008

    The J and K keys came off of my Acer laptop. There's a website I saw that shows you how to fix the keys, but where do you buy the keys?

  • car66 Mar 22, 2009

    how do i pop on the spacebar of an acer laptop



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Agree with the last Guest comment, I WILL never buy hitech gizmo from Taiwan again after two painful Taiwan products. They are all ****. Cloak as fully loaded but only half baked product with little quality control and no support. Keyboard, LCD, USB all died, replaced new or resurrected still died frequently. Now with my new Eten inherit this same crappy design philosophy of producing worst product in the world. Goodbye made in Taiwan.

Posted on Apr 28, 2008


I have the same problem except my keyboard randomly works. I think acer is a code work for piece of crap chinese computer. My first hard drive crashed after 12 months, then my cd burner craped out now the keyboard has crapped out and the usb's are starting to go what a piece of shit.

Posted on Feb 24, 2008

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Replace the keyboard. You should be able to plug in an external keyboard through your usb port.

Posted on Oct 21, 2007

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