Question about Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook
I can not do nothing everything is froze and I am unable to perform any tasks,
thank you for your help
Do what 'Poplock' said. Disable "ACPI-compliant Battery" under "Batteries" in Device Manager. Then just put your battery back in. Works perfectly (I'm typing this now with the battery in).
To get to Device Manager, go to your Control Panel and it'll be in there. Press the plus next to "batteries" and right click "ACPI-compliant battery" and choose Uninstall. This will solve your battery problem till you get a new one.
Posted on Mar 12, 2008
I have an Acer Aspire 3000. I also could not use the keyboard and mouse one minute after Windows XP started. I was using an external keyboard and mouse via USB. I took out the battery and started the laptop with just the power adapter plugged in (no battery) and everything works fine.
I am going to try to get a new battery and see if that helps.
Posted on Jan 20, 2008
This is a problem of Acer Battery. Should have a new battery will work normal. For temporary, restart in SAFE MODE, DISABLE Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Method Battery in Device Manager., Go back to the normal Mode. Keyboard and Mouse should work well. :-)
Posted on Dec 11, 2007
Does this happen every time you boot?
Have you tried an external keyboard?
Posted on Dec 03, 2007
1. Power down the laptop.
2. Unplug the power supply and battery.
3. Press and hold the power button for 30-45 seconds.
4. Release the power button and plug in the power supply.
5. Turn on the laptop.
6. After you are in normal Windows then put your battery in.
This is Acer's FULL POWER RESET. Acer still claims that they never heard about this problem but I was able to get this general fix information from them. If your problem is not resolved by this then Acer states it is a mainboard problem.
Posted on Sep 08, 2008
I have had the Aspire Acer 5100 freeze on me in random boot intervals of ~5min to ~1hrs (4hrs occassionally if really lucky). I found that changing the BIOS (F2 on boot) under Main - Video Memory from 256MB to 128MB and I just got 2 days consecutive service from my 5100. I'm convinced the issue lies with the Video (somewheres). Please post if this helps any you frustrated Aspire 5100ers. AWC.
Posted on Mar 18, 2009
Posted on Jun 25, 2008
Same problem to my acer aspire 5050
Posted on May 11, 2008
The service changed my motherboard under the warranty. Mobo problem..
Posted on Feb 26, 2008
I also have an Acer Aspire 5050 and recenly found the same trouble. First my battery started to decrease its capacity abruptly, in a matter of days it was only lasting 18 minutes both in windows and linux. So I decided to discharge it completely and surprisingly during its discharge even with the monitor showing 0% charge after minutes, the battery provided approx. 1:30 hours with maximum brightness wifi and sound working. After this process the battery was recharged with the notebook turned off, and when powered on started with the same problem described above, windows completely unusable and linux freezing after minutes. Booting the machine without the battery only with the power chord give full functionality but if the battery is plugged, even after the machine is working, it freezes windows in a matter of seconds and linux in a matter of minutes after showing a lot of kernel warnings that I don't understand... Also in both systems even after plugging the battery what its shown is that none is present.
Yesterday I discharged again the battery and will try to recharge it with the machine turned on.
Hope this data can help any of you.
Posted on Feb 25, 2008
Same problem here found its overheating placed on packing to increase clearance from desk works a treat now dust build up inside i suspect
Posted on Jan 31, 2008
I have an ACER Aspire 3000 and the touchpad mouse and keyboard suddenly stop working after 30 seconds or so of use. As long as I'm not in windows everything will work fine. After using the recovery CD it still has the same problem. Through trial and error I found that if the battery is removed from the laptop it will work normally. I'm going to order a new battery and try the suggestion 'poplock' posted earlier and disable the ACPI-Compliant Method battery from the device manager.
Posted on Dec 27, 2007
I have Acer 5050 and same problem is there. I removed battery and used powercable directly. Keyboard and Mouse started working. Try it.
Posted on Dec 05, 2007
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you possibly have a spyware infection, (like a virus)
if you reboot and have the same problems, then try booting into safe mode, if keyboard still locked up, try using an external keyboard (to test your system), if the external keybard works then it may just be that your keyboard is broken (and needs replacing)
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