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Will the keyboard work in Safe Mode? Acer's recovery utility DVD (created when I first used the laptop) allows both the keyboard and the touchpad to work fine, since I used both when I did a factory restore Grrr!! You can try a USB or PS2 external keyboard to see if that works . .

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Windows Xp Repair Install No Mouse Keyboard

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'd prefer not to have to try a complete restore of the system if I don't have to, but it's starting to look like that might be my best option. Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) Register to remove ads #2 Queen-Evie Queen-Evie Official Bleepin' G.R.I.T.S. (and proud of it) Global Moderator 16,485 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female

About Advertising Privacy Terms Help Sitemap × Join millions of IT pros like you Log in to Spiceworks Reset community password Agree to Terms of Service Connect with Or Sign up All submitted content is subject to our Terms Of Use. Several functions may not work. Have you tried different USB ports, including the ones at the front?

Back to top #5 donscomputers donscomputers Topic Starter Members 23 posts OFFLINE Local time:02:44 AM Posted 12 October 2008 - 12:38 PM Try letting the computer sit for a few Usb Mouse And Keyboard Not Working Xp Do you have a solution for pairing the wireless keyboard under XP Pro? Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. bearone2, May 18, 2007 #5 rjf_techgirl Thread Starter Joined: Nov 2, 2006 Messages: 24 bearone2 said: a clean install requires l, c, enter, etc for removing/creating/formatting.

Windows will not recognize your Apple keyboard or internet settings before the Boot Camp drivers are installed. HELP me, I've fallen and can't get up! Email Reset Password Cancel Need to recover your Spiceworks IT Desktop password? I just plugged my laptop with no battery to the power outlet, and voilą, problem solved.

Usb Mouse And Keyboard Not Working Xp

Why do most microwaves open from the right to the left? Golfing Flower of Life Do you still gain the magical benefits of a shield when wearing but not wielding it? Windows Xp Repair Install No Mouse Keyboard USB keyboard not recognized when trying to repair windows XP Pro install Started by donscomputers , Oct 06 2008 08:38 PM Please log in to reply 6 replies to this topic Keyboard Not Working Windows Xp It's a key probably all the way over on the right, top row.

Also, the PCs do not have floppy drives so I can't boot from a Windows XP, 98 or anything else floppy either. If the keyboard has not been used on the computer with windows or windows forgets its there it won't automatically load the drivers on start up. FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. So use that old Windows keyboard one last time before getting rid of it. Keyboard Not Working Windows Xp Setup

sometimes that getrs pressed and messes with the keyboard working right Old Rich, May 18, 2007 #9 Rich-M Joined: May 3, 2006 Messages: 22,417 Rich is "dead-on" look for F-lock Boot into bios. Any ideas? 10-25-2007, 04:18 PM #4 Niner31 Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2007 Posts: 4 OS: XP Home SP2 Quote: Originally Posted by simpswr Welcome to the forum Is there a setting that should be changed in the BIOS?

I installed XP Pro SP2 using Boot Camp and my Apple USB Keyboard and Apple USB Mighty Mouse. It's a long story, so unless anyone's interested in the knowledge I gained from it (which was so unlikely, I don't really know if anyone would be interested) I'm not going I just plugged my laptop with no battery to the power outlet, and voilą, problem solved. ---------------- Thank's a lot DiminicanZero - Three days I trying to figure out why the

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if it does, look in Device Manager to see what is under "Keyboards" The keyboard does work in Safe Mode and a USB keyboard works too. asked 7 years ago viewed 19753 times active 2 years ago Related 0How does windows 7 installation process work?1Disable autohide in Windows Media Center (WMC)?1Windows Media Center Online TV Plugin3Can we Boot computer with disk in drive, "Press any key to boot from CD", I hit the enter key and it boots to the cd. Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic

I can't hit Enter, F3, R or anything. Any help out there? Now to spend the next three or four days restoring everything to how it was before the complete factory restore... ;_; 11-04-2007, 11:28 AM #9 Niner31 Registered Member check my blog However, after the initial setup copies the files, the usb keyboard stops working, leaving me hanging because I need to press "R" to run the repair.

Basically, nothing happens when I press any key on the keyboard. Start > Control Panel > System > "Hardware" tab > Device Manager > Keyboards > right-click on "Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard" for "Properties" and make sure all is By creating an account, you're agreeing to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and to receive emails from Spiceworks. I have a computer down stairs that will not boot without the original keyboard.

Add Cancel × Insert code Language Apache AppleScript Awk BASH Batchfile C C++ C# CSS ERB HTML Java JavaScript Lua ObjectiveC PHP Perl Text Powershell Python R Ruby Sass Scala SQL Leveraged replication now that shared storage is not a prerequisite. After installing windows xp disc the Welcome to Setup menu appears with the option to set up windows now, press ENTER. I have installed XP, Vista, Windows 7 Beta and Windows 7 RC without any keyboard issues.

Thanks for the help. So, I've checked for and removed any spyware and done a complete virus check and that hasn't changed anything. You'll have to buy a usb to PS/2 adapter or use a PS/2 mouse & keyboard..... if it does, look in Device Manager to see what is under "Keyboards" __________________ Rich 10-24-2007, 10:56 PM #3 DominicanZero Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2007 Location: Dominican

I'd first have the security folks look at your system . . Can spacecraft defend against antimatter weapons? Back to top #6 Sneakycyber Sneakycyber Network Engineer BC Advisor 5,927 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Ohio Local time:03:44 AM Posted 12 October 2008 - 05:23 PM "Boot computer with disk in It had to be a generic keyboard, not one with extra buttons.

All rights reserved. ozrom1e, May 18, 2007 #12 pllobell Joined: Oct 17, 2004 Messages: 211 That could be true ozrom1e.