Question about Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook
What does the FN botton on my laptop do, i have a problem i can't use my mouse or the keyboard on my acer aspire 5100 laptop, somebody pliz assist.
Remove the battery this is a ongoing problem with acer they have had two recalls on the battery
Posted on Jun 29, 2008
The computer implays hotkeys or key combination to access most of the compurter's controls like screen brightness, volume, and BIOS utility.
To activate hotkeys, press and hold the <fn> key before pressing the other key in the hotkey combination. All of these keys should be in "blue" For example, <fn> + <F7> turns your touchpad off & on.
Posted on Apr 15, 2008
You know I've had my Acer for a year. I got it in Februrary of 2007. I had it for about a month and a half before the keyboard, then the mouse, then all of the usb ports went out. I sent it back and it took them a little over a month to fix it. THEN!!! they sent it back to me in worse condition!! I was getting the blue screen of death! Straight white and black lines were coming down my screen. I sent it off again they sent it back to me and it worked for a while and then the keyboard and mouse went out again and they told me they had to change out the whole motherboard! Well I'm now stuck with a laptop that I've never even gotten to really use! With no Warranty left! With a little research I found out this is a known issue with the acer laptops! I took it in for a a few quotes on what it'd cost me to fix it I've decided to just sell it on ebay! I can sell it for parts except for of course the keyboard mouse and usb ports..
Posted on Apr 11, 2008
I have the same problem. Keyboard and Mouse do not work from the boot the first second of the boot sequence so I can't even enter BIOS.
Posted on Apr 11, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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