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BIOS with USB keyboard

I just purchased a Sony 850 EVO 250GB SSD to replace this 80GB HDD, I bought the computer for 100 bucks, and I'm pretty sure the guy just took the stock HDD and gave me its backup. Anyway, all I have ...
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Water spilled on my laptop's keyboard [duplicate]

Friday night, the night before a long day of travel, I spilled water on my laptop just before I was about to close it down and put it in my bags. I waited a few minutes before fetching paper towels to ...
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Can't access BIOS with usb keyboard ANYMORE?

So, I read some of the related posts on here but couldn't really find the solution. I have a ps/2 port but my ps/2 keyboard doesn't work on it anymore. Maybe it's broken or something. So, I got a new ...
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HP Elitebook does not recognize USB keyboard if Logitech Unifying receiver (for mouse) is plugged in

My HP Elitebook 8470p normally is used with a Logitech K120 USB keyboard (just a standard USB keyboard). As I recently bought a new mouse (Logitech Performance MX) that has a unifying receiver, the ...
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PS/2 vs USB keyboards: performance and energy consumption

As far as I know, PS/2 keyboards are interrupt driven, while USB are polled. Typically a PS/2 keyboard was assigned IRQ_1 on Windows. I'm no hardware expert, but at a first glance seems like the PS/2 ...
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Keys get stuck - bug in keyboard drivers?

I work as a programmer, and write pretty fast (not super fast though). In my work Dell laptop I often run across two bugs, which I suspect has to do with some underlying Windows keyboard driver ...
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Phoenix Award BIOS - USB keyboard fails at boot menu

Ok, this is similar to USB keyboard does not work for Ubuntu boot menu, but not the same. I have this machine with Phoenix Award bios - BIOS is on , however, boot priority is on . I use a USB ...
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PS/2 to USB adapter doesn't work with Model M keyboard

I bought a server about 3 months ago from a friend, and I have only had time to tinker with it in the last week. I noticed that this server doesn't have any PS/2 ports, which meant configuring it was ...
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Grub; Usb keyboard works sometimes, not always

If I wait for grub to startup and I do nothing, the usb keyboard will not work and the computer never boots into anything. If I use the usb keyboard to enter into bios and then exit it, or if I just ...
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PS/2 and USB Keyboard is not working !

let me make is clear that it is a different question from other related questions already posted here. Here is the scenario,No OS is installed in Computer. I am trying to install windows xp ...