Acer aspire 5000 keybord problem

  aimeec 14:53 22 Mar 2008

I have an Acer Aspire 5000 laptop and bought it around 19 months ago and its out of warranty (dont even get me started) went to the place i bought it who sent me to acer.

basically the keyboard and trackpad dont work. The keyboard will so very rarely repond to a key then stop again. the mouse pad doesnt work and a USB mouse is ok

does anyone know a way to fix this. I tried to uninstall the keyboard and reinstall it but i think my computer knew what i planned as every time i try this it freezes

any ideas are wlecomed.

  aimeec 17:50 23 Mar 2008

anyone got any ideas as its still not working.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:02 23 Mar 2008

Repair XP by replacing corrupt files

sfc /scannow

in the run box, press enter and let system file checker find and replace missing / corrupt file in windows and explorer.This will take awhile to complete and you may be asked for the CD to be in the drive if windows is not preinstalled on the hard drive.

sfc /scannow problems
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  aimeec 21:14 25 Mar 2008

where is the run box. do you mean to just click on start then run? if so i cant type anything - the keyboard doesnt work. windows is preinstalled on the harddrive so thats nto a worry. any tips tongiht is good as i need it for work in the morning. thanks all

  aimeec 21:17 25 Mar 2008

randomly it started working!

and i swear i didnt do anything.

anyone got any tips on how to get my laptop to run smoother? as this is sill ynow - it freezes randomly!

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