Home > Not Working > Keyboard Doesn't Work On Startup

Keyboard Doesn't Work On Startup

Contents

Using Windows XP> Start> Run> msconfig> enter> Selective Startup> Startup menu> look for the Synaptics Touchpad Driver and make sure it's check to start on boot. Basically, the way I fixed it was to go into the BIOS settings, and saved those settings! (Which saves the configuration to the CMOS battery, where it stores all your hardware My preference is stand-alone programs rather than suites- the reason is because if there is a program, it's easier to troubleshoot a stand_aloe rather than a suite. I restarted my pc with windows xp pro but I cant rstart windows because the keboard and mouse wont work. http://midsolutions.org/not-working/mouse-and-keyboard-work-in-bios-wont-work-in-windows.html

About Bright Hub Contact Us Advertise With Us RSS Site Map Terms of Use Privacy Policy Copyright Policy ©2012-2016 Bright Hub Inc. Members can monitor the statuses of their requests from their account pages. Plus the connection is flimsy. You may need to Take Ownership of the files when you do that--the authoritative article on that process in Windows XP is here.

Keyboard Doesn't Work On Startup

Do you have an XP CD for the machine--if I can find the name of the keyboard driver file, we may be able to rename the old one and extract a Mine is a USB keyboard. If you don't find your answer, head out to http://askleo.com/ask to ask your question.

Which files would I need to copy and how do I do it? If still no joy, boot up with no mouse or keyboard connected and then connect them (one at a time with mouse being first) after your successful boot or in the So apparently is picky with what install cd it does and doesn't work with. Keyboard And Mouse Not Working On Startup Leave a comment Helpful +0 Report sirkris09 3Posts Monday December 12, 2016Registration date December 12, 2016 Last seen Dec 12, 2016 at 04:21 PM I did it but the PC refuses

Suggestions? Can't Enter Bios Keyboard Not Working I'm just bewildered that it recognizes the keyboard, but not the function keys during bootup.If I create a bootlog, will that help? I had to put an new windows, but my usb keyboard wasn`t responding to any control, except standard comands like flash bios, enter bios, recovery etc. Stay logged in Sign up now!

Im on a 2003 domain and must hit CTRLALTDEL to log in. How To Enable Usb Keyboard In Bios no dice. These machines do not have PS/2 ports. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Can't Enter Bios Keyboard Not Working

I'll check on that and which options are set for a keyboard and/or mouse in the BIOS. I wrote that i can't do anything except shut Windows down. Keyboard Doesn't Work On Startup Categories | Full Archive By Date | Business Card | About Advertisements do not imply my endorsement of any product or service. Enter Bios Without Keyboard Login now.

I do this for a living, reinstall and reimage desktops and laptops every single day. Get More Info I think it is something that is programed into the chip(s) in the keyboard. are in my recycling bin. And, it's a Laptop. Ps2 Keyboard Not Working In Bios

In this case, you can try to connect your mouse and keyboard to PS2 ports if your computer’s motherboard has them. Rich-M, May 18, 2007 #10 pllobell Joined: Oct 17, 2004 Messages: 211 I doubt it's an F-lock: Yes, I have tried different ports and different keyboards.Click to expand... If something is going wrong during Windows bootup, I think you will find no change using a USB adapter. http://midsolutions.org/not-working/wifi-doesn-39-t-work-but-ethernet-does.html try to make unnatend instalation cd then when the instalation is done you will be at home ( i suppose that you know what to do ) i am right ?

Instead a big F appears in the system tray to show it is active. Laptop Keyboard Not Working In Bios this is a good combination. Jason March 25, 2006 5:27 PM To solve my problem, I tried buying a new keyboard that's USB.

It should have an imbedded LED, but doesn't.

Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. wildfire, #17 2010/02/04 Frank D Well-Known Member Thread Starter Joined: 2004/07/15 Messages: 553 Likes Received: 6 Trophy Points: 108 Location: New York, USA Computer Experience: Intermediate "wildfire said: ↑ Other thread? Matt, It's pretty certain that software was never installed for the keyboard, a ~15 y.o. Keyboard And Mouse Not Working After Boot Windows 7 is it really that fussy that it needs one with sp 2?

The moderator renamed it and you didn't recognize it! And yes, I do keep an old style PS2 keyboard in a drawer nearby, in case I need to do something with computer at some point before Windows XP starts up. The only things i can mess with are the BIOS, and Vista. http://midsolutions.org/not-working/how-to-boot-in-safe-mode-windows-7-f8-doesn-39-t-work.html Take care! - The Zero Card Jason March 11, 2006 4:15 PM Oddly enough, I have a REVERSE problem...

jedileen March 19, 2007 6:26 AM I have the same problem. Or should we just continue to substitute the ergonomic keyboard for the OEM keyboard after bootup? What frightens me is that perhaps there was a virus, but I run Trend micro always up to date and scan regularly. The cursor was usually the first thing showing up, and then the rest.

I don't think that's an option here. It doesn't recognize the keyboard commands. Okay, I'll do what you suggested right now and then report back here in a little while.Thanks so much. I have to change to another USB slot and restart it then works fine, next I reboot it may work or not, then its back to swapping ports I have tried

Report • #12 Dom Fontana May 9, 2009 at 07:39:30 Well, yes, the Function keys are programmable, or I should say pre-programmed with additional functions. springs913, Jun 12, 2007 #14 Citrus Joined: Jul 7, 2007 Messages: 1 maybe i can help well ...