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Cliff February 8, 2006 1:30 AM My computer dealer of the past 20 years (all that time, among the most respected in our city) insists on a PS2 keyboard and mouse If not, then I'll take it from there. I happen to have a USB Bluetooth keyboard. No response at all. his comment is here

Join our site today to ask your question. Have wireless, but, obviously, wireless doesn't work in BIOS. I don't think that's an option here. At the command prompt, type this: copy c:\windows\repair\system c:\windows\system32\config 4.

Keyboard Doesn't Work On Startup

CD rpX CD snapshot Copy _registry_machine_system C:\Windows\system32\config\system Exit See if you can now log into Windows. It never dawned on me that a USB keyboards might not let me access my BIOS, let me boot into Safe Mode, etc. Can you try doing ++ twice to see if you get the other login prompt?

nick77777, Jan 10, 2010 #5 huggie54 Joined: Feb 17, 2008 Messages: 2,636 hiya buddy try using on screen keyboard On the Start menu: • Point to All Programs. • Point to I'd say wait and hope for other options, but a nonfunctional machine makes an ugly paperweight. James July 31, 2006 4:14 AM Installing XP on a system where the PS/2 port is shot is no fun at all... "Press any key to boot" and the USB keyboard Keyboard And Mouse Not Working On Startup Try unplugging all your USB devices on your MBP.

share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Kizuel, Apr 7, 2006 Kizuel macrumors newbie Joined: Apr 5, 2006 #2 carlhancock said: I have a 2ghz Can't Enter Bios Keyboard Not Working Hope this helps.. I owe you respect. grrr! :) brent August 3, 2006 4:29 PM o.k, So i go and spend about a grand on computer parts and new screen i get it all home and my computer

Available ports may be located on the back of your computer on the motherboard or in the front of your computer. How To Enable Usb Keyboard In Bios Boot from XP CD 2. With the advent of the USB port, connecting peripherals to your computer became easier but also became less reliable as USB ports can be finicky. I know all of this because it happened to me.There are two ways to 'fix' it:Hit del instead of F2, orYou probably have a FN button on your KB.

Can't Enter Bios Keyboard Not Working

just enable the legacy on bios setting... The reason being the user is the first line of protection. Keyboard Doesn't Work On Startup this is a good combination. Enter Bios Without Keyboard deleting the Xp partition did not helped.

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share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Salamander, May 12, 2006 Salamander macrumors newbie Joined: May 12, 2006 #8 I'm also having the same problem. Windows XP Pro Install Does Not Recognize USB Keyboard Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by rjf_techgirl, May 18, 2007. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? weblink Notenboom Ask Leo!

you'll also need drivers, unique to that machine, for chipset, video, audio and ethernet/nic, chipset 1st.Click to expand... Laptop Keyboard Not Working In Bios keyboard and USB mouse having been connected beforehand from a power off state. Note one thing.

While you have access to your computer’s BIOS, look for a setting that will allow you to halt boot up for a keyboard error.

Those machines usually only the top two USB ports are "live" during the installation Old Rich, May 18, 2007 #2 bearone2 Banned Joined: Jun 4, 2004 Messages: 5,809 a clean I personally think PS/2 keyboards are superior for that reason. Computing.Net cannot verify the validity of the statements made on this site. Keyboard And Mouse Not Working After Boot Windows 7 They're usually pretty good with their support.

f11 doesn't work for full screen, f5 doesn't refresh, as both keys have other functions. Does it work on another machine? Boot from XP CD 2. check over here Your drive should be fine to 'slave' in another machine so that you can retrieve/backup data.

is it really that fussy that it needs one with sp 2? Stay logged in Please select a forum to jump to News and Article Discussion MacRumors.com News Discussion Mac Blog Discussion In this case, no amount of rebooting restores the keyboard back to working order, regardless of mouse type used. The point I was making was that it used to work during POST/BIOS but after I reinstalled Windows, the Function keys don't work when booting up.

Sign InJoinPrivacy Policy Here it is again:Note: The keyboard has an ''F'' key that toggles the Function keys between normal mode and special mode. I appreciate that you took the time to help me. Does it work on another machine?

I have Phoenix BIOS and there was no setting for Legacy devices. Something you could try is booting into Safe Mode and if the keyboard works there. PS: When i turn on my computer, i made it NOT show the logo and i found something interesting (at least I think so) It says: Fixed Disc 0: *Insert weird Gavin October 2, 2006 10:55 AM I have just built a new computer trying to boot xp with a wirless usb keyboard and it doesnt work why cant they just stick

Frank Frank D, #11 2010/02/04 wildfire Getting Old Joined: 2008/04/21 Messages: 4,647 Likes Received: 124 Trophy Points: 843 Location: Dundee, Tayside Computer Experience: Intermediate a) I don't know try it with the cmos reset, i don't know how to do dat.. I don't know if this has anything to do with the problem, but when in Windows, the ''F'' key is off by default and the function keys behave normally.I already tried