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Is there a boot manager (like Ultimate Boot CD) which enables the use of a USB mouse?

The reason I need one is because I'm trying to reinstall Windows 7 on a computer that doesn't have a PS/2 port. Unfortunately I don't have any USB keyboards. I've ordered a PS/2 to USB adapter but it won't get it for another couple of weeks.

The only way I see to reinstall Windows 7 without a keyboard is by the use of WDS, however to use that I need to boot from the network on the PC - the only thing that springs to mind for this problem is a boot CD with USB mouse enabled.

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You mention UBCD... have you looked into using UBCD4Win? ubcd4win.com in any case, UBCD isn't a boot manager, but has several on the disc you can use. Of course, there is always making yourself a BartPE disc nu2.nu/pebuilder –  Bon Gart Aug 10 '13 at 13:41
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I've routinely installed windows 7 with a USB keyboard - there shouldn't be any issues. –  Journeyman Geek Aug 10 '13 at 14:13
    
"Unfortunately I don't have any USB keyboards" –  Richard Hedges Aug 15 '13 at 13:34
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Try enabling "Legacy USB Mouse" support in the BIOS.

Related SU question: What does "Legacy USB Mouse" support in a BIOS mean?

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