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Key pad is not functioning. Not even the caps lock. I have disengaged the battery, unplugged the power cord, held down the power button and nothing works. notebook...Aspire 5610z

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Has it been dropped or bashed at all, as it sounds like the keyboard connection plug may have come loose inside the unit. I have had a few like this on Dell units, not sure of acer but maybe worth a look.

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