Okay, some time back I bought an Acer Aspire laptop, it came w/Win8. For Win8 I hated it, but tried to accept. However my cursor would jump around when typing, almost as if possessed. It was not malware. So I bought Win7 thinking it was the Win8 driver. But the issue still existed. The driver for this laptop is the same from Vista to Win8.1. I was ready to install Ubuntu but opted to check Acers site for a driver update. I was seeking a BIOS update since the boot options were on a flash & not on the HDD. Sure enough Acer had a BIOS update. I wanted the BIOS update because at MS request OEM's were locking down the BIOS to prevent the removal of Win8 or duel booting. I flashed the BIOS & it restored options to easily allow users to install what they want, the flash also fixed my keyboard. Why? The Aspire I have has a backlit keyboard and I always suspected that to be the issue, the backlight is a pad under the keyboard that rest on magnets. I figured the pad was getting warm and shorting out. I took the thing apart several times and realized I was right and considered leaving the power ribbon to the backlight disconnected, but never did. The BIOS update disabled the backlight on the keyboard and my keyboard works perfect. So I am once again happy with my laptop.
DeWayne Watts: I started out writing short stories and poetry. Some of which was published in the 1980's. I have parts of 5 novels written and have completed 2 novels. I have been married over 25 years and raised 2 wonderful sons who have been a great addition to the human family.
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The 3 Novels/Books Written By DeWayne Watts
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"The Boy in The Wood"
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