How to change or open Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook's keyboard
i got problem in hard drive and in keyboard
i wana change both could any body please let
me know how can i change or open keyboard and
can change hard-drive.
please tell me any link or technical doc which help me out.
Many Thanks and Regards
Keyboard is easy - just turn computer over, unscrew the screws that connect the keyboard to the laptop and then see if there are any screws on the keyboard itself that must be unscrewed. Pry the keyboard off with a small flathead screwdriver, unplug the ribbon and replace with new keyboard by re connecting the ribbon and then snapping it into place and of course replacing whatever screws you took out.
Hard drive - you must first locate whereever it is on the bottom of the notebook, unscrew those screws, take it out and reconnect new one.
REMEMBER to take out battery during this whole procedure and put a cloth over the LCD screen so you wont scratch it up.
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i had the same problem. apart from keyboard and mousepad, all usb weren't working at all... except the pcmcia slot. so i bought a pcmcia usb card and plugged in the usb mouse and keyboard in those slots. it works! at least on my aspire 5100
If it won't go past the login screen, you should try restoring it from CD first, and then replacing the hard drive if that doesn't work. I don't have all the details, but from what you describe I don't agree with the motherboard diagnosis.