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Keyboard works on start up, but stops functioning as soon as the bios load

I have quite an unusual problem. My keyboard works fine on the OS and during start up, so I can easily hit Del to enter bios or F8 to choose disk. In either those screens, however, the keyboard (and ...
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USB keyboard works in bios, but stops working when installing XP sp2. PS/2 not an option

All, I have an old (2007) computer (Dell Optiplex 745) on which the hard drive failed completely. I have a new hard drive, formatted to NTFS but otherwise blank. The USB keyboard works fine in ...
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51 views

Keyboard is not working in BIOS and Windows is corrupt

A month ago I replace my windows with ubuntu and that time I install ubuntu version 12.04 and after some time I update my ubuntu 12.0.4 to 12.10 and ubuntu 12.10 is not working after that. So I delete ...
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can't access my bios with my usb keyboard no ps/2

my USB keyboard doesn't seem to be recognized at post. I have no ps/2 port. no port on my motherboard. Can't install my windows 7 cause I think is on gpt or else. I really need to get access to my ...
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71 views

Keyboard resulting wrong keys before OS starts

My keyboard has recently started resulting wrong keys when I try to press any keys on keyboard before booting. The problem came literally out of nowhere. I have no idea why It stopped working and I ...
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How to access BIOS with a remote keyboard [duplicate]

My Toshiba Satellite keyboard is broken but I have a USB keyboard. I want to access BIOS setting but I cant because my keyboard does not power on until after Windows starts up. What can I do?
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94 views

What would prevent me from getting into my BIOS settings?

I just fired up my new machine for the first time. The motherboard is an Asus ROG Rampage IV Extreme. When I turn on the machine everything comes to life and the ROG logo appears on my screen and ...
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0answers
86 views

Wireless keyboard/mouse works in BIOS but not in Windows

Like the title says, my Logitech EX100 Wireless M/KB work fine in BIOS, but as soon as Windows starts they stop working. I have a wired mouse and a wired keyboard plugged in as well, and they work ...
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How to access BIOS on an ASUS laptop?

I just bought an ASUS laptop with Windows 8 installed. How can I access the BIOS? I tried to click any of the usual keys during power-up: ESC, DEL, F10, F8, F2... non of them work - I just get to ...
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1answer
37 views

Opening BIOS menu?

I am running a Windows XP computer, and I have a bootable USB with an operating system saved onto it. When I turn my computer on, it does not say what key I need to press on the loading screen. I ...
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3answers
92 views

Keyboard no longer works when entering BIOS

I am trying to boot from USB so I can install a couple different Linux distros. I can enter the BIOS, but as soon as I enter the BIOS the keyboard lights switch off (Num Lock and Caps Lock) and I ...
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131 views

Bios access key not available on screen. Will not boot

I recently changed the power supply unit in my home theater PC. Computer will not boot. Won't go past 1st screen. Shows somme bios info (version memory dual channel etc) . Also says F11 for boot ...
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1answer
216 views

Is it true a USB keyboard can cause a boot to fail?

We had a server running Big-IP and we through out the server hardware and (many years latter) I'm trying to wipe the hard disk. I was trying to boot in to a System Rescue CD so I can run Darik's Boot ...
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1answer
2k views

Gigabyte Motherboard Not Detecting Keyboard

My friend bought a Gigabyte motherboard for use in a hackintosh and for some reason it does not detect the keyboard. The keyboard lights up but no input is detected. He can not access the BIOS and has ...
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1answer
574 views

Wireless Keyboard vs. Quick Startup: USB Legacy Support

A while back I decided to switch to an SSD for my OS storage for the speed boost. At the same time I realised that the majority of time it takes for my PC to start up, was due to hanging PRIOR to ...
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2answers
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How to turn on computer via USB Keyboard [closed]

I have an interesting query, my cat can turn on my computer by walking/laying on my keyboard when it is powered off, but I cannot find a way to do this intentionally. I have tried to google it, but I ...
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258 views

Messed up boot scenario, no keyboard

So tonight my Linux filesystem got corrupted somehow (bad superblock, all that). I booted into my live CD, attempted to fix it, then I rebooted to check. At the GRUB screen, somehow the option ...
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4answers
634 views

How To Solve Intermittent Scrolling Caused By Keyboard That Can Be Stopped Only For A Short Time?

Been using rarely my Lenovo G560 laptop and after long time of not using it I have noticed that touchpad stops responding after short while. Incidentally while trying to find the cause, after pointing ...
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1answer
120 views

Keyboard Failure

I have two questions: How is it that my front USB panel will not accept keyboard in BIOS, but the rear does? When the error says: Keyboard Failure, press F1 to continue... how are you supposed to ...
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0answers
93 views

Is it possible that I turned off the Mouse Power and the Keyboard Power by Accidentally Typing in a Key Code Shortcut?

Is it possible that I turned off the Mouse Power and the Keyboard Power by Accidentally Typing in a Key Code Shortcut? I need the Keycode Shortcuts to power up/down my mouse and keyboard. I'm using ...
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1answer
805 views

USB keyboard not recognized by motherboard with only a legacy PS/2 header

I've bought a D945GSEJT Atom motheboard that has three usb ports available and no PS/2 connector, just a PS/2 header. I have a PS/2 keyboard with a PS/2 to USB adapter and connected it to a USB port. ...
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1answer
484 views

How to press F1 for BIOS without keyboard (PS/2 port broken)

A friend of mine has an old PC on which the PS/2 port is broken. After resetting the BIOS a "Press F1 to continue" prompt has blocked us from keep going. The PS/2 port is broken and the USB ports are ...
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1answer
1k views

BIOS without Keyboard

My server is in another city and sometimes loses power. It is headless and I only use it via SSH/FTP. I have found a way to turn it back on after the power returns, but I need to press F1 or F2 with ...
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BIOS continuously pressing a key internally filling keyboard buffer

I have the strangest problem I have ever faced and I can't figure out what's going on. It started today after a few hours of full shut down. It had occurred once a few weeks ago, but I can't remember ...
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Windows 7 x64 is not installing driver for Das Keyboard

This is the Professional Model S. No need for drivers as it's plug and play, according to company. Here is what I have done up to now: Windows 7 x64 tries to install drivers but fails. ...
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692 views

Mouse and keyboard (possibly usb in general) not working after BIOS update

I just installed version 8 of the BIOS of the gigabyte ga-ma790xt-ud4p motherboard. After rebooting, my razer diamondback mouse and razer lycosa keyboard refused to work. I didn't have the time to ...
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1answer
533 views

Dell Optiplex GX280 with no OS installed does not recognize keyboard, needs BIOS update

I am wondering how to upgrade the bios version in this machine, bios does not recognize my keyboard which has the PS1/PS2 plug on it. Usb adapter used but machine is not recognizing. Checked the bios ...
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1answer
896 views

I can't boot with external media because my keyboard does not work

My keyboard (USB) functions well when the system starts (and I can enter BIOS by pressing DEL key), but when it comes to the boot from CD screen I can't press anything. Again, when it comes to OS ...
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1answer
698 views

How can I get into the BIOS with a broken keyboard?

My laptop (an Acer Aspire 5630) has the F1, F2, and esc keys broken. I need to change the boot sequence so I can install an operating system but I can't get into the BIOS to tweak that parameter. ...
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2answers
2k views

PS/2 keyboard isn't working after bios menu.

I recently got a Windows Resume Loader error when booting up my PC, it specifically request me to hit enter. So I plug an PS/2 keyboard and it doesn't work. So I tried another PS/2 keyboard, and it ...
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4answers
15k views

Use bluetooth keyboard to access/edit BIOS?

Can I use a bluetooth keyboard to enter BIOS and edit the values there? I'm thinking of two scenarios: A new machine - no OS (yet). So to me seems no possibility to pair the keyboard. Hence no ...
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1answer
3k views

USB Keyboard won't work after Post but before OS loads

On my new build I just installed Windows 7 x64 and realized that I had put it on the wrong partition. I pop my OS CD back to re-install. My keyboard will work to access the BIOS but when the little ...
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1answer
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Laptop keyboard wont work after bios boot process

I have a strange problem in a ASUS Laptop: after bios screen, the keyboard just stop working. No FN Keys or other keys works. I have replaced the keyboard to a new one from the manufacter, but it ...
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1answer
207 views

PS2 Keyboard Works In XP But Not In BIOS

I have a Dell Dimension 8400. I am trying to add a new SATA drive for addition disk space. When I enter the BIOS (F2 from the keyboard), two things happen. First, the monitor says it cannot display. I ...
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3k views

Keyboard doesn't turn on when computer turns on

When I turn my computer on, my keyboard is off so I can't change the boot order, and other settings. I put in my XP installation disk once and my keyboard turns on when it gets to the screen that says ...
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2answers
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Keyboard error or no keyboard present

I've been fighting with this for a couple of weeks when booting my PC: Error keyboard or no keyboard present CMOS checksum error -Default loaded And of course there is no way to go any further ...