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Ethernet port,keyboard,card reader not working

After a storm, I turned my computer on and tried to access the Internet. However, the connection was not detected and the lights that usually showed up weren't blinking. I checked the Device Manager and it doesn't show anything not working correctly. Also, my keyboard doesn't work and neither does my card reader, but everything else works correctly. Anybody know how to fix this?

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  • Steve Rand
    Steve Rand May 11, 2010

    I do!



    Replace the broken parts that were fried by the thunderstorm. Problem solved!



    Now ask me what to do with a broken window! =-]



    Seriously though, all those parts are connected to the motherboard. There is no magic "make it work again" button... it's probably just a fried motherboard that will need replacing. Sorry =-[

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Try taking out the battery and plugging into the mains to see if the battery is causing it. Worth a go.

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