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#1 mspriggs

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Posted 16 October 2010 - 08:41 AM

I have been trying to re-flash the bios (to fix a common problem with the Aspire One), only to find that the keyboard is having problems, so I cannot hold down the Fn+Esc keys during startup. The ribbon cable that connects the keyboard to the motherboard will not stay in the slot. Is there any way to connect an external keyboard to an Acer Aspire One ZG5 so I can use it to enter the bios flash utility? Please help me! :thumbsup:

Edited by hamluis, 16 October 2010 - 10:23 AM.
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Posted 16 October 2010 - 01:29 PM

Hmm that is a tough one, Well First have you tried an USB keyboard? Second can you post a pic of the ribbon cable and the connector. :thumbsup:
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Posted 16 October 2010 - 04:35 PM

The ribbon cable that connects the keyboard to the motherboard will not stay in the slot.


broken tabs to hold it in ,In this case i use a small amount of hot glue, glue gun cheaper that a usb keyboard

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