Wish I'd have thought of that... Why blame the Australians? by internetspider · 10 years ago In reply to usb keyboard stops workin ... You'll have to buy a usb to PS/2 adapter or use a PS/2 mouse & keyboard..... http://wphomeguide.com/windows-xp/previous-installation-of-xp-not-detected.php
If there was not a PCI to PS/2 card solution available--I had a wacky idea to tediously determine each driver that is requested by Windows Setup on this computer as it My keyboard is a PS2 keyboard, but I also tried using a USB keyboard from another PC and that didn't work either. So I'm going the new hard drive route and then burning the old drive in a bonfire: ) The USB to PS2 adapter works fine for changing BIOS settings. I'd say wait and hope for other options, but a nonfunctional machine makes an ugly paperweight. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/247704-45-keyboard-stopped-working-repair-install
Your repair install should have replace all your keyboard drivers, so it doesn't seem to be a question of what you're missing, so much as what's keeping what's not missing from To access the bios you have to press a function key (repeatedly) when you first turn on your computer. The Hound, Jan 11, 2010 #10 TheOutcaste Joined: Aug 7, 2007 Messages: 9,028 nick77777 said: ↑ I found the solution here for anyone who has this problem in the future. 1. Note A message box with a link to more information about the On-Screen Keyboard may appear.
However, after the initial setup copies the files, the usb keyboard stops working, leaving me hanging because I need to press "R" to run the repair. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/892740 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? change hardware :) share|improve this answer answered Sep 10 '09 at 1:53 Dan Rosenstark 3,33854182 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote Had an issue where a PS/2 keyboard would installation windows-media-center share|improve this question edited Sep 11 '09 at 1:40 asked Sep 10 '09 at 1:23 John Dyer 226137 add a comment| 3 Answers 3 active oldest votes up vote
There are spaces between the different colors. Good Luck Keep us posted. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. http://www.techrepublic.com/forums/discussions/keyboard-stops-during-xp-installation/ Please if anybody knows how to help me that would be great 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - USB Legacy by johntkyle · 4 years ago In reply to Keyboard stops during
How many Ents were at the Entmoot? Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. Hi Tom it is sp2 an ok 0 Mace OP Rockn May 6, 2013 at 12:10 UTC I meant the make and model of the PC. Not the answer you're looking for?
Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top Jafo Posts: 23 This post has been reported. go to this web-site Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the Windows Xp Repair Install No Mouse Keyboard Despite my using ps2 keyboard/mouse still it did not work.The solution that worked for me: I renamed "\windows\inf" and "\windows\drivers" so that the repair installation would not find the previous drivers Usb Mouse And Keyboard Not Working Xp The system hive they are talking about is the one in the repair folder.
I am getting a little desperate, so any help would be greatly appreciated. Check This Out In your BIOS (on start up, press the F1, F2 or DEL button on your keyboard), go to the USB section and make sure that the "Legacy" is marked "enable", and Arghhhhhh!!ThanksRobert Share Flag This conversation is currently closed to new comments. 7 total posts (Page 1 of 1) + Follow this Discussion · | Thread display: Collapse - | Expand I had the same problem with my USB keyboard.
Let divide a function Valid, but worthless syntax in switch-case? At the command prompt, type this: copy c:\windows\repair\system c:\windows\system32\config 4. Polearm Master Paladin casting spells with a polearm in hand What is the difference between "cat file | ./binary" and "./binary < file"? Source yes, the keyboard works in the bios and at the point of selecting the options for installing XP.
This is usually F2 although it could be any of them, even the escape key. Besides that, can you get an XP Pro install CD with SP3 already slipstreamed? It makes life much easier. 1 Poblano OP Leopold Giterson May 6, 2013 at It's only when I get into the Windows XP Professional Setup that the keyboard stops working.
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Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Join Now Hi I am trying to install windows xp pro on a computer and when I go to enter setup the keyboard works but when I am prompted to decide First of all i think u cannot reset the password by repair, when u r in windows logon press ctrl+Alt + Del a window will appear type Administrator and remove the have a peek here A missing registry key caused by an uninstall can cause what you're seeing---did you uninstall any applications just before you the issue started to occur?
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Have you tried different USB ports, including the ones at the front? Re-enter the Recovery Console and start from step 3 Dir This will list all the Restore Point folders. But you can always request a closed post to be reopened, or a solved post to be unsolved, too. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service.
Best Answer Chipotle OP Tom3904 May 6, 2013 at 12:00 UTC Check the BIOS for usb legacy support. Also, which service pack is the XP disk?
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