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Acer aspire 5100 model bl51

Acer aspire 5100 dead keyboard and touchpad. External mouse and keyboard will not work when pluged in. Mouse and keyboard will light up but not work.please help me.thanks

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  • EDISON RESTREPO Apr 09, 2008


    acer aspire 5100 dead keyboard and touchpad. External mouse and keyboard will not work when pluged in. Mouse and keyboard will light up but not work.please help me.thanks

  • boothchops May 03, 2008

    Have Aspire 5100 same problem no speakers, touchpad, or keyboard, tried two suggestion. 1st start up with out battery. 2nd press FN + F7 neither of these worked. I still have a high dollar paper weight. Please help!!!

  • Saeed Mohammed
    Saeed Mohammed May 29, 2008

    I have a aspire 5100 with new hard drive, I need help in putting Windows XP on the laptop, so far I was able to flash the BIOS (3.10) in DOS and I still having a hell of time booting from the windos XP CD. Pls help

  • attom2000 Aug 05, 2008

    Yes I have the same acer and my keypad and touch mouse work fine until windows loads then they dont work... tryed fresh copy of... vista , xppro and xphome thinking that it might solve a conflict, but no good, they work great in the bios and most of the time in safe mode.. wierd ha. i think it was a windows update, but have fdisk and formated it 3 times... there must be a reson other than buying a decent laptop, its only been used about 20 times. [email protected]

  • Anonymous Sep 13, 2008

    I have the same problem. My acer aspire 5100 keyboard, mouse, and usb ports doesn't work. those is not getting power. external keyboard doesn't work. please help me!

  • scottpe Sep 15, 2008

    I have an ascer Aspire 5100 Model BL51. I have the exact same problem to what has been describe. My machine will boot but the keyboard and touch-pad do not work. I have also tried to attached an external keyboard and mouse but they also do not work.

  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2008

    none off my usb ports are working i plug in a mouse in any off my usb ports and my computer crashs

  • lilbitbored Feb 01, 2009

    I just purchased it today (about 4 hours ago)...I made all the backup discs and then turned it off...when I turned it back on the mouse pad and keyboard no longer worked...it has never been used...is there a way to fix it or should I return it to the store?

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2009

    The mouse and keyboard don't work at all, and any USB devices don't work either. My friend says it is a southbridge problem but i am still looking for a way to fix this problem.

  • 35mgonzo Feb 17, 2009

    My Acer Aspire 5150 has the dead keyboard, touchpad and USB problem. It will boot to the XP login, but that is it. Laptop was purchased in Dec 2006, so the warranty has expired. I added a 2GB mem stick in Dec 2008 to increase RAM to 3GB. Laptop ran fine until Jan 2009. Removing new mem stick does not help. Removing battery and powering on with AC adapter does not help. Removing battery and pressing Fn + F7 to reset hardware to default config does not help.

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Dear friend,

this is your system board fault
this is due to southbridge (ich4) or ATI (ixp460) dry sold damage.
you should change this ic to fix this.
go to the best repairing center near you.

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I have his problem once. To solve press Fn F7. That should solve the matter

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Cheaper solution is: Buy PCMCIA to USB card (max. 25$ @ eBay) & Buy Keyboard and Mouse with USB connection.
If you change mainboard (mare expensive) in 1-2 years, you have same problem ...

Posted on Mar 03, 2009

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I have the acer 5100-3583. same problem. i took it to the geek squad at best buy and they diagnosed it to be a bad motherboard. acer no longer makes or sells that model of motherboard. i found one for $399 online. cheaper to buy new laptop. sounds like acer is not the brand to buy.

Posted on Nov 29, 2009

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U guys need the drivers for it, takes to secs to find not that hard

Posted on Jul 18, 2008

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