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I have just done a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 and when it booted up I had to press they keyboard buttons multiple times and really hard to type my password, I tried turning off the Laptop when I tried to turn it on I had to force in the power button to get it to turn on. Now the mouse is going really slowly but an external keyboard is working. I did not have this problem on the live install and I have had wubi on this laptop before. (now it is just Ubuntu)

I have done a complete reinstall of Ubuntu and it is the exact same, External mouse and keyboard working fine. I feel like it is the drivers.

Is there a way to reinstall the relvant drivers?

Any idea what might be causing the problem?

Is there any other information i need to post?

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did you use the same dvd running live to install? possibly boot to live install again and test keyboard + mouse , or run system test – pfeiffep Apr 6 '13 at 16:14
What do you mean by system test? – JGreen Apr 6 '13 at 16:21
this is an installed test - if you're using unity type system in dash and you should find system testing. If you using gnome I believe you cna find it Applications | System tools | administration | system testing – pfeiffep Apr 6 '13 at 18:33
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It just fixed itself!!

I tried to use the windows recovery disk a few times and that kept failing. I kept reinstalling Ubuntu and it was fixed!

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