The Acer Aspire 5102 is a home office and multimedia laptop that features a 15.4 inch screen and AMD Turion64 x2 Processor. Other features of the laptop include dual layer DVD drive with Lightscribe, Windows Media Center Edition 2005 and 1 GB of RAM. The Acer Aspire 5102 is known to experience something called a lockout. With a lockout, the keyboard and mouse suddenly refuse to work without warning. The lockout occurs because of a conflict with hardware settings. To get the keyboard mouse working again, perform a hardware reset on your computer.
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Disconnect your USB mouse, printer and Ethernet Internet connections from your Acer Aspire 5102 computer.
Unplug the power AC adaptor from the wall outlet. Remove the battery pack from your computer. Flip your computer. There is a battery icon located next to the battery pack. Slide the battery release button next to the icon to pop the battery out.
Hold down the "Power Button" for 20 seconds. This performs a hardware reset of your computer.
Plug the power AC adaptor back into the wall outlet. Do not insert the battery pack at this time. Boot computer while holding down the "CTRL" and "ESC" keys. A black screen will appear.
Press the "Power Button" to turn off the computer.
Press the "Power Button" to turn on the computer. Insert the battery back into your laptop. The hardware of the keyboard mouse has been reset.
Tips and warnings
- Make sure your touch pad is turned on by pressing the "Fn" and "F7" keys.
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