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21 views

How to use System Restore when keyboard and mouse don't work? [closed]

When Windows logo just starts to form the usb Microsoft 4000 keyboard and PS2 mouse become inoperable. I've tried to boot from my rescue disc and the original Windows 7 OEM install disk but can't get ...
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0answers
16 views

How to recover the language selection button/icon on Windows7 login/welcome screen

I recently added a language (Lao) to my Lenovo Windows7 notebook. Subseqently, I routinely changed my password, using Lao characters on the keyboard. The next time I logged out and restarted the ...
0
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0answers
35 views

USB not working on Laptop before Windows 8.1 boot

I have a laptop Compaq 435 notebook pc but some of its key are not working anymore including function keys' F9-F12 which is really needed when I want to access the BIOS. So, I am using an external ...
0
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0answers
27 views

Keyboard lights not coming on causing pc to not boot

Sometimes (it seems to happen mostly when i haven't booted my computer for a few days) when i turn on my computer everything starts up the monitor light and mouse light comes on, but sometimes the ...
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1answer
58 views

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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1answer
49 views

HP Elitebook 8460p use external keyboard to boot up

I am using an Elitebook 8460p with an external wireless keyboard and mouse. I have a second monitor that is a duplicate of the laptop's display and I just keep the lid closed and use the monitor. I ...
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2answers
49 views

How windows boots up in hibernate mode using keyboard?

When we power off windows using hibernate mode, system will completely power down; according to Wikipedia: "Hibernation saves electrical power. After hibernating, the hardware is completely ...
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76 views

Keyboard issues with GRUB upon cold boot

I am facing a very weird issue with my keyboard while using GRUB. I'm going to be as detailed as possible and outline all the methods I've tried to fix this issue. Let me first describe the issue ...
0
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1answer
16 views

Launch first system or second depending on whether key combination is pressed

Is this possible to launch first system or second depending on whether key combination is pressed? For example, I have Windows and Linux. I can choose which one I want to launch using GRUB. Is this ...
0
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1answer
111 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 ...
0
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0answers
44 views

Razer Anansi doesn't work in GNU GRUB 2

My new Razer Anansi keyboard does not function in the GNU GRUB version 2.00-19ubuntu2 bootloader that's running on my machine. The backlights do not turn on, and the keyboard is unresponsive. This ...
0
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2answers
31k views

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 ...
0
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1answer
84 views

Why doesn't mouse work at the boot screen while keyboards do? [closed]

As the title states, what is special about keyboards/mouse that one works at the boot screen while the other doesn't? Both of them are input devices. Both of them can be connected to PS/2 or USB ...
0
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1answer
145 views

Is there any specefic pattern for keyboard lights flashing while system boots?

Recently i noticed that all keyboard lights flashes when system is powered on ( prior to motherboard manufacturer screen.) And when one of the HDD is selected the NUM lock light flashes. When ...
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0answers
140 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 ...
0
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0answers
85 views

No USB keyboard support on boot XP

I reinstalled XP Pro on a Dell 745 computer. At the login screen I have no USB keyboard support. I can RDP to the computer and login, then keyboard drivers are loaded, but on reboot, the same problem ...
2
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1answer
233 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 ...
0
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1answer
206 views

press a key to boot up windows 7

Hard disk crashed on sony vaio laptop, so I replaced it. fresh install of windows 7. every thing is ok, but when laptop is powered on, windows is starting shows up, and stops form a couple of minutes, ...
0
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1answer
89 views

Macbook only boot on target disk mode

Well, when I try to boot it stucks on grey screen with thunderbolt and firewire symbols, it is always trying to boot on target disk mode, I believe its a driver problem with the built-in keyboard, ...
2
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1answer
610 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 ...
0
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1answer
346 views

Keyboard is not responding before windows boots

I have an older desktop computer running Windows XP, and the keyboard doesn't respond at any point before the Windows logon screen is displayed. I need to reinstall Windows, but I can't get to BIOS or ...
1
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1answer
172 views

Enter key doesn't work anymore. What can I do?

While I was using the computer, the enter key doesn't work anymore on my laptop ( hp nx7300 ). The problem is that the BIOS has a password so I can't go on ubuntu without writing the password and ...
0
votes
1answer
443 views

OpenSuSE 12.3 kbd service failing at boot

An install of OpenSuSE 12.3 (but upgraded from 11.2) displays this message ... Starting Firewall Initialization (phase 2 of 2) done Master Resource Control: runlevel 3 has been ...
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0answers
303 views

Why does my computer no longer recognize keyboards?

This is an Asus All-in-One from 2010 running Windows 8. The computer froze. Upon reboot, the keyboard was not detected and would not power up (the lights would not activate as they usually do.) I ...
2
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1answer
498 views

Media test failure, check cable Windows 7 Laptop

Several times a Windows 7 laptop would not boot without me pressing F2, when it would tell me "Media test failure, check cable", then proceed to boot up. If I pressed F12, the other alternative ...
0
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0answers
409 views

USB 3 port fails to enable my keyboard during boot

My laptop has both USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports. I've connected: mouse -- USB 2.0 port keyboard -- USB 3.0 port On starting the system, the mouse is active however the keyboard does not function. ...
2
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2answers
783 views

Keyboard and mouse do not work, stuck at Windows Genuine Advantage page

My office keyboard (P/S 2) driver is missing in device manager (yellow exclamation mark) and cannot be updated for some weird reasons I know nothing about. Then my mouse stopped working as well ...
2
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1answer
95 views

Booting from a CD when the keyboard isn't responding

I'm trying to boot into a CD. Unfortunately, I have to "press a key to continue" and my keyboard doesn't load/light up/start responding/etc. until after Windows starts. What can I do?
2
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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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3answers
6k views

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 ...
0
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1answer
924 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 ...
0
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2answers
291 views

Very cryptic error, possibly related to an unstable keyboard

HP Pavilion dv7, with one of the latest Intel Processors Recently, near an issue where keyboard key 'N', has very erratic behavior, it either is hard to be pressed or it repeats itself like kept ...
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2answers
87 views

Acer 5738Z: sending ^[[[B

When I start up my laptop, my keyboard sends ^[[[B all the time. This causes the BIOS to show the settings manager. When I close the BIOS manager, GRUB/Linux will start up. Suddenly the screen is ...
0
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2answers
131 views

P.O.S.T issue and keyboard failure

I have bought an 4core1600twins-p35 motherboard a few month ago and am only testing it now. When i plugged it in, the keyboard light automatically turns on. and when i boot computer it freezes right ...
0
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2answers
2k views

My keyboard does not work anymore

My keyboard stopped working some time ago.There was no error shown.When i open keyboard option in control panel then there are no drivers shown there like standard 102/102..etc. Similarly there is no ...
3
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1answer
1k views

USB keyboard does not work for Ubuntu boot menu

I wanted to perform a memory test on one of my desktop machines, but encountered a very strange problem: I can use the (usual) USB keyboard (tried Cherry Evolution Stream as well as an older one from ...
5
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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 ...
0
votes
2answers
399 views

KeyBoard error on boottime

When I Boot my computer boot screen says that there is an "KeyBoard error".But when my computer started the KeyBoard is working properly. And also when machine boot the three LED bulbs blink twice. ...
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2answers
825 views

When computer turns on: keyboard/mouse/monitor don't work?

the computer is barely good,at least i think..features Intel core 2 4 GB ram Nvidia Radeon 9600 512 mb Gigabite motherboad (the others i can't remember).. Used this computer for 3 years with ...
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3answers
838 views

Access boot menu from windows 7

I busted my keyboard on my laptop, and now my computer rarely starts since it doesnt ignore this problem when booting. So what i want to do, is to disable my keyboard from the boot menu. But I cant ...
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2answers
1k views

Keyboard not responding on startup

I’m having a weird problem with one of the laptops at my work. Every now and then (not a systematic repeating pattern, but kind of random) the keyboard will not function on start up. The computer ...
0
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1answer
261 views

Troubleshooting input device detection in Windows Xp Pro Sp3

My laptop (Acer travelmate 4152NlCi)doesn't respond to the keyboard and mouse anymore while booting in Windows Xp Pro Sp3. i can't type the password and login. I have Opensuse 11.0 on it as well and ...
0
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1answer
129 views

Can't run Ubuntu from disc

When I place the boot CD in my CD drive and boot from it, I get the Ubuntu menu. I have these options Try Ubuntu without any change to your computer Install Ubuntu Check disc for defects Test ...
4
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3answers
3k views

Windows XP can't boot; keyboard doesn't work in the boot menu

I'm facing an error on Windows XP startup. The keyboard doesn't work and I can't choose "Start windows normally". After waiting 30 seconds, Windows doesn't start on its own. When I test with a ...
0
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1answer
707 views

Mouse and Keyboard Stop Working on Startup

I have a Dell Optiplex 330 and have recently done a Windows XP repair. After it was finished I was able to use the computer just fine. Now I take it back to it's original location and plug in the ...
0
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3answers
161 views

Computer doesn't boot with Entertainmen Keyboard 8000?

I have a Microsoft Wireless Entertainment Keyboard 8000, and when the charger/usb-hub is connected, the computer won't start. All I get is the bios boot screen, and it won't go further. But if I ...