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Acer aspire 5100 keyboard does not type characters

I turned on my lab top tonight and went to enter a search into google and it will not type anything. But I can use the function keys for the sound and for the help, etc.

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There is a small ribbon cable that connects the keyboard to the motherboard inside. It is very likely that the ribbon cable has become loose enough to no longer make contact. If you send me the model of your computer, I could probably find you a diagram of pictures to guide you through taking the keyboard out of your laptop to re-seat the cable.

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