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How fix my mouse and keyboard from disconnecting. is it the driver or the usb?

I am using a HID-compliant mouse and HID keyboard and they keep disconnecting. I tried every thing like reinstalling them, using msconfig and making a new INFCACHE.1 folder. But nothing works. Do I ...
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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 ...
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USB mouse and keyboard stopped working after plugging in a flash drive

My friend needed to print something so I gave him my flash drive to transfer the files to me so that I could print them. As soon as he plugged the flash drive into his computer, his USB mouse and USB ...
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Windows USB keyboard and mouse won't work, PS/2 keyboard does

Everything was functioning properly. I turned my computer off and came back to it a couple of days later to find that the keyboard and mouse are not working in Windows. I am running Windows 7, 64 ...
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USB Switch for Keyboard and Mouse (KM)

Background I am looking to switch my keyboard and mouse between a desktop computer and a laptop. The desktop resolution is 2560x1600, which eliminates most (but not all) KVM switches. The monitor has ...
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1answer
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Mouse and keyboard take long time to activate when disks are connected

When booting up Windows 7, my mouse and keyboard (USB) take a small while before they are operational, depending on the number of external hard disk drives connected to the PC during boot (also USB). ...
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1answer
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Many wireless keyboards in one receptor for android

I'm developing an application for Android XBMC (aka Android TV PC) which is controlled by a wireless keyboard. The Android XBMC has only a USB input that receives the keyboard dongle. The problem is ...
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Sharing keyboard and mouse between two boxes

I have a Mac and PC that I need to share the USB keyboard and mouse connections with. They each have a separate monitor. I think a regular KVM switch is overkill because of the separate monitors, ...
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HID usb advertisement keyboard

I got a advertisement "usb pen-drive" when plugged in autostart windows run (win + r) and writes the company website and press enter, In device manager it is shown as a keyboard. Does anyone know how ...
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In what way does non-“full n-key rollover” hinder fast typists? [closed]

Wikipedia claims (although the latter claim does not cite a source) that: High-end keyboards that provide full n-key rollover typically do so via a PS/2 interface as the USB mode most often used ...
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1answer
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Gaming keyboard G265 not responsive and backlight keeps flashing

My new Genius G265 gaming keyboard is not responsive and keeps flashing the backlight. In Windows I hear repeating ding sounds as if I removed the keyboard and plugged it back in. If I manage to turn ...
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Can I use my wireless keyboard receiver to connect to Internet via my Wi-Fi router?

I have a desktop computer with Windows 7 and I recently purchased a Logitech wireless keyboard that has an "Unifying" transceiver. Can I use it to get Internet on my desktop by connecting to my home ...
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2answers
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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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USB backlit keyboard power consumption

Does someone know the power consumption of an USB backlit keyboard like the SteelSeries Apex? I'd like to connect it to a Keyboard/Mouse USB Switch that goes to PC by one USB 2.0 cable. The mouse I'm ...
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Capslock remap on old ps/2 keyboard

I have an old IBM keyboard connected to my laptop with a ps/2 to usb adapter. I'm having trouble remapping the capslock to the ctrl key in linux. Holding the capslock, remapped to ctrl, only works for ...
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USB keyboard 'shuts down' when holding keys

When I do not create a keyboard event (i.e. pressing or releasing a key) for more than 5 seconds, the numlock and other LEDs on my keyboard go off. When I'm holding a key for more than 5 seconds and ...
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336 views

Windows doesn't have driver for Generic USB Keyboard [duplicate]

For some reason, the Generic USB Keyboard driver was removed, literally, over night, from Windows. Can someone that has Windows 7 and uses a USB Keyboard without any fancy drivers (i.e. uses Generic ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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Can you remove and replace keys (like a regular laptop keyboard) on a Logitech K310 Keyboard?

Two of my keys might have something in them and they're really sticky. When I press them down, it takes a while to come back up and my '2' key gets stuck, likely from sugars, etc. Can I do this ...
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63 views

Windows not recognizing mouse or keyboard

I purchased myself a Wild Dog Performance from System76 for Christmas and I am loving it; I've been forced to use Windows at work and having a machine that runs Ubuntu perfectly is a welcome relief ...
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1answer
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USB Keyboard Keys stop working, selectivley?

I use an I-Concepts floppy keyboard via USB on my Toshiba laptop (Satellite C55-A; win 8.0). Up until about 30 minutes ago, it worked fine. Then I walked away and came back to it, it and there are ...
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1answer
176 views

When I reboot going from Linux to Windows, the USB keyboard and mouse don't work

When I'm on Linux and I reboot the machine and choose to boot on Windows 7, the keyboard and mouse are turned off, like they aren't receiving power. After another reboot they work fine (unplugging and ...
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1answer
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USB Keyboard stopped working, but only in Windows - drivers?

When I plug in my USB Keyboard (Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000), an "Unknown device" shows up in Device Manager: click to see the screenshot Occassionaly the keyboard is showed correctly as "Comfort ...
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63 views

Ctrl C breaks the keyboard on Linux

I'm using a USB keyboard which works fine on Windows, but on Linux (Ubuntu and Fedora) this happens. When I press ctrl C to copy some text, the keyboard stops working and I can't type anything ...
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USB keyboard is recognized as mouse, thus not working

I attached a USB keyboard to my laptop today. I'm running Windows 7 64 bit. The keyboard isn't working. I looked in Control Panel/Hardware and Sound/Devices and Printers, and it turns out Windows ...
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Acer Iconia w510 in recovery, no keyboard

My Acer Iconia W510 is stuck in recovery after Windows 8.1 update. I have unfortunately no access to the keyboard docking station. I have found ways to recover the tablet, but all solutions needs the ...
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USB Keyboard and Mouse slow to activate using docking station for Lenovo T430

I just recently upgraded to a T430. Happy with the laptop but one thing I find annoying is that when I use it through the docking station - it takes several minutes ie 3-5 for the USB keyboard and ...
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1answer
63 views

What persistent information does the devcon hwids output contain?

I have a gaming keyboard (Logitech G15) that uses its own software for additional features. Now I am writing a startup batch script that starts that software if the keyboard is connected. It of course ...
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155 views

Why does my Startech SV231 USB KVM Only work with some devices

I have a StarTech SV231 USB 2-Port KVM switch. I can't get it to connect and work with two different computers... I have three computers I have tested it with and it only works with 1 of them. (Yes ...
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USB keyboard randomly stops working (can't reset device error: -32)

Once in a while (extremely rarely, maybe once every few months), my keyboard stops accepting input, seemingly randomly. The mouse is dragged down at the same time. What I tried initially: ...
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USB keyboards keep disconnecting and reconnecting

Issue: USB keyboard keeps disconnecting and reconnecting. It has disconnected 6 times as I've typed this post. It generally reconnects after about 3 seconds. OS: Win 7 Pro 64 bit MB: Gigabyte ...
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1answer
53 views

Is it possible to 'virtualize' an USB device? (Keyboard in particular) [closed]

Disclaimer: The title is really bad, but I found no good way of summarizing this, sorry. I have seen it's possible to virtually mount a CD-drive by using programs like WinCDEmu. So I was wondering if ...
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241 views

Dell USB Keyboard Hub drivers no longer working in Windows 7

We were having new carpets fitted in our office, so we moved to a temporary location whilst they fitted them. When my PC was moved the keyboard was working fine (and before this). Now that I have ...
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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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0answers
301 views

USB Keyboards Randomly Disconnect

I have a puzzle for you; I've been banging my head against the wall for the past week trying to figure this out, and I just have no idea what it could possibly be. If you can figure it out I will give ...
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1answer
298 views

Mouse & Keyboard don't work after restart

Seems to be driver problems with Intel USB 3.0 extensible Host Controller. I've done everything short of re installing windows so far. I've re installed all drivers. Here is where it gets weird. If I ...
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Logitech USB keyboard driver not found on Windows 7 x64

I have a Logitech Internet 350 Keyboard which has been working fine on my Lenovo T400 laptop for well over three years. Just within the past week or so, Windows 7 can no longer find the driver for ...
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1answer
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what is the USB HID code for the Compose key?

I have a programmable USB keyboard for which I want to have a Compose key, like some keyboards from the Digital Equipment Corporation had. I need to know the USB HID code for this key. I also have ...
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1answer
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Maximum number of keyboards you can attach

I need to attach 16 keyboards to a computer, to use as a game show buzzer system. Is that possible? I know the theoretical maximum number of USB devices allowed is (2^7)-1=127 but will there be any ...
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Disable Keystrokes from Specific USB Device

I am using a USB thermometer to log temperatures on some of my clients computers. The device I am using can act as a keyboard and send keystrokes (if you hold down the caps lock key, its starts to ...
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1answer
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USB keyboard Logitech K120 detected - but driver not found

I have a Logitech K120 keyboard which is detected in device manager. But the driver is not found. When I try to update the driver, it says windows could not find driver software for your device. ...
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1answer
267 views

Why do USB Keyboards work instantly in DOS / BIOS but have to install drivers in Windows? [duplicate]

For example, if you're at your BIOS screen or a DOS environment, when you plug in a new USB keyboard, it appears to be usable almost instantly. But, if you are in Windows and plug in a new keyboard, ...
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Keyboard and mouse being deatached during W7 work and cannot be reatached (even in differenet port) until system reboot

I have very strange problem with my USB mouse and keyboard: Sometimes during normal work in W7 they became deatached (there is that funky sound of deataching device in W7), without any my ingeretion. ...
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2answers
216 views

Interconnection of a Midi music keyboard from its DIN5 socket to USB input on my Laptop

I have an old Evolution Mk149 music keyboard which has a DIN 5 connector at the keyboard and a 15 pin 'D'connector at the other end. On my new laptop computer there are no compatable connections. ...
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0answers
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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 ...
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434 views

USB Keyboard and Mouse Stop Working Sometimes

Recently my USB keyboard and mouse has been stopping working randomly every once in a while, and only working again after I restart my laptop. Putting them in different usb slots doesn't help, and ...
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1answer
220 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 ...
2
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1answer
475 views

I can't charge my iPhone using my Apple Wired Keyboard on Windows

On OS X, I can charge my iPhone without any problems, but Windows always complains about not having enough power, regardless of what USB device I connect to the keyboard. Why is that? How can I enable ...
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0answers
161 views

My USB keyboard behaves as if Ctrl key is pressed on my laptop

Sometimes I am able to use my USB keyboard perfectly fine; other times, it behaves as if the Ctrl key is permanently pressed. I don't think it is a hardware problem, as the problem stays even if I ...
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Shift and other random keys not working on external keyboard in Mac OS X 10.6.8

I've been using a Microsoft-made external (ergonomic/split) keyboard, connected via USB, to my Mac laptop without a problem for years. My OS is 10.6.8. Out of the blue, random keys stopped working on ...