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Keyboard not working while press any key to boot from cd dvd....& i have 2 win7 on my pc i cannot select one keyboard not responding

Q: Keyboard not working while press any key to boot from cd dvd....& i have 2 win7 on my pc i cannot select one keyboard not responding

specs of my pc
gigabyte uefi motherboard
intel dualcore processor
2 gb ram
1TB Toshiba HDD
asus DVD RW
logitech k100 usb keyboard
logitech usb mouse
past weeek my windows afftected by virus and it become slow i decided to format and perform a clean install
i inserted my win7 cd and selected dvd for booting. it showed PRESS ANY KEY TO BOOOT FROM CD/DVD...
i pressed enter twice but nothing happend my old win7 started to log on screen
i thought it was an cd problem i tried another cd and usb stick it wont work. i tried the cd on my friends lap and it worksi changed boot options related to keyboard legacy its looks perfect but wont work
i resetted bios with cmos battery and loaded optimized settings then boot
i have tried ps2 keyboard it wont work

PLEASE HELP ME

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Hey.

I recently tried to install Windows 7 on my computer. I already had it and it's a custom built computer, however I wanted to try to move Windows 7 over to my SSD however I got issues and I couldn't wipe the disks. In my BIOS I set the WDC (not sure if t's the SSD or the HDD) to the first boot priority, then ASUS CD/DVD. I ran the installation, or well to the point where you could choose what disk to install it on. Couldn't install it on any as they weren't wiped. Tried to turn off the computer and start it up again in order to access the computer, log onto W7 and format the disks. But what came up was "Reboot and Select proper Boot device or insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key". My Windows 7 disc is still in, however nothing happens. I can't press any key as my KEYBOARD IS NOT BEING DETECTED. Which is an abnormal issue, been searching around for hours now. How do I fix this? I've checked the wires, doesn't seem to be anything there. It's weird as I haven't touched any of the components, just restarted the computer and this is what came up.
 

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Hi,

Pls help me. I didn't shut down properly a few days ago and my pc refused to boot since.when I switch it on it will go to a screen that tells me to press TAB to continue to POST or DEL to go to BIOS. After POST, it gets stuck on a screen that says:

"The last attempt to boot the system from its previous location failed. Attempt to restart again?

Delete restoration data and proceed to system boot menu

Continue with system restart"

Unfortunately when it gets to this stage, my keyboard stops working and I cannot select any of the options above. I can access bios, f11, shift f10 but I cannot access f8 no matter how many times I press it. It always goes back to the "last attempt to boot ..." screen.
I tried using a boot disk and it goes on to say press any key to continue booting from cd. But when I press a key, it goes back to the "The last attempt to boot..." screen again. I don't know what else to do.

Thanks in advance

Roni

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Hi!

Okay, so I know so little about tech that I'm not even sure this is a hardware question, but it seems most likely. Basically, I know there's a button on the keyboard of most PCs that stops the keys (or maybe just the mouse?) from working. I only know this because I did it by accident once and freaked out because I thought I broke my new laptop. I want to do it now because I work a lot on small tables, and its useful to be able to highlight over my keys without pressing them all.

I thought it was that button that resembles a rectangle with two small rectangles, like a diagram of a computer mouse, except it has a line over it like a stop sign. On my keyboard, it's over F6. Only when I press it, and when I hold it down, nothing at all happens.

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks guys!!!
 

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Hi

I have a Satellite L50-B-2FN, bought only five months ago (2 Feb 2016), and aside from an ongoing problem with the lid not closing properly I now have a hardware issue: the keyboard has stopped functioning fully, with most of the number keys unresponsive as well as the letters R and Y.

I have checked the keyboard and drivers setup through Device Manager, and the machine tells me everything is working properly and updated, but this is clearly not the case. I tried Toshiba's own online recommendations: uninstalling the keyboard (http://support.toshiba.com/support/t...TYPE=COMPUTERS) and a system restore to the last automatic (http://forums.toshiba.com/t5/System-...10/ta-p/657989), but neither have resolved the problem.

From what I understand from online forums, keyboard issues like thi are a _very_ common problem on Toshiba Satellites, especially those running (or updating to) Windows 10 (mine came with Windows 10 already installed). There does not, however, seem to be a clear or consistent solution. Can anyone help? Apparently the warranty on this device (serial number, part number) expired on 1 Dec 2015, so even though I only bought it from the store on 2 Feb 2016, it isn't covered--otherwise I would be requesting a replacement, especially given the problem with the lid not closing properly too....

Thanks in advance, Martyn

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Ihave a Satellite L50-B-2FN, bought only five months ago (2 Feb 2016),and aside from an ongoing problem with the lid not closing properly Inow have a hardware issue: the keyboard has stopped functioningfully, with most of the number keys unresponsive as well as theletters R and Y.

Ihave checked the keyboard and drivers setup through Device Manager,and the machine tells me everything is working properly and updated,but this is clearly not the case. I tried Toshiba's own onlinerecommendations: uninstalling the keyboard(http://support.toshiba.com/support/t...=COMPUTERS)and a system restore to the last automatic(http://forums.toshiba.com/t5/System-...-p/657989),but neither have resolved the problem.

Fromwhat I understand from online forums, keyboard issues like thi are a_very_ common problem on Toshiba Satellites, especially those running(or updating to) Windows 10 (mine came with Windows 10 alreadyinstalled). There does not, however, seem to be a clear or consistentsolution. Can anyone help? Apparently the warranty on this device(serial number, part number) expired on 1 Dec 2015, so even though Ionly bought it from the store on 2 Feb 2016, it isn'tcovered--otherwise I would be requesting a replacement, especiallygiven the problem with the lid not closing properly too....

Thanksin advance, Martyn

A:Satellite L50-B-2FN: select keyboard keys not working

I see cut-and-paste mangled the spacing of my text, so I hope that is all clear enough!

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Laptop Keyboard stops working after i press capslock. it is working again only upon restarting the laptop. and the problem repeats on pressing capslock again and again . I am using Dell inspiron 15R 5520. Please any help to get this sorted out.  if i Use onscreen keyboard, the problem doesnt replicate.

PLease help.

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Hello, I am hoping someone could help me with this issue. I am not sure if I am posting in the right section of the forum so forgive me if i am not. I am using a compaq laptop with windows 7 for an OS. The G, H, 8, and backspace keys decided to stop working. For some reason the only way to get any of those buttons to work is if you put on CAPS lock and hold shift. Then you can use those keys. Im not sure if any other keys have been affected as of yet. Ive tried to google for a solution, which normally helps me fix any computer issues I come accross. So far I can only find the reccomendation to hold the function button and press numlock, and its supposed to remove the, "sticky keys." I am not quite sure what exactly the sticky keys are but I didnt think it was the problem here, and the laptop doesnt seem to have a function button anyways. I have seen the option to turn on sticky keys when holding shift on other computers or tapping shift 8 times, I dont know if it was turned on or if sticky keys cause certain keys to not work unless you hold shift while CAPS lock is on, but if this sounds like something you can help with please advise me of any suggestions. I appreciate any time you take to help or even if youve read this far. Thank you
 

A:Certain keyboard keys not working unless you press caps lock and hold shift?

First thing you do is get a canned air and clean out the keyboard... slowly, carefully, then do it again with the laptop upside down. That rules out the most common cause... dirt, dust, and debris.
 

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OS: Windows 7
Keyboard: Logitech G11
Attached to one of the 4 USB ports at the back of my PC - returns error on all 4.
Attached during active OS, meaning autoinstall of driver software, on all 4, and attached during shut down PC, meaning no autoinstall of driver software, on all 4 of the ports.
Yet, this error message which has never occured to me before:

Code:

1 AMD North Bridge, Rev 62
Initializing USB Controllers .. Done.
4096MB OK
USB Device(s): 1 Keyboard, 1 Mouse, 1 Hub, 4 Storage Devices
Auto-Detecting Pri Master.. AThrI CDROM
Auto-Detecting Pri Slave... Not Detected
Auto-Detecting SATA-1 ..Hard Disk
Pri Master : TSSTcopr CDDVDW SH-SZZZA SA00
[Indent] Ultra DMA Mode-4
SATA-1 : Maxtor STM3250310AS 3.AAF
[Indent] Ultra DMA Mode-6, S.M.A.R.T. Capable and Status X
Auto-detecting USB Mass Storage Devices ..
Device #01 : Generic USB SD Reader *HiSpeed*
Device #02 : Generic USB CF Reader *HiSpeed*
Device #03 : Generic USB SM Reader *HiSpeed*
Device #04 : Generic USB MS Reader *HiSpeed*

Keyboard not found
[COLOR="Red"]Please press 'F1' key skip warning message,or 'Del' Key enter Setup![/COLOR]
Also, the BIOS isn't really helping me any further, everything related to USB seems to be enabled.

The keyboard IS functioning though, hence the weird message:

Keyboard not found, press KEY to continue.

All default keys on the keyboard work as they should, I am able to press F1 on it and Del to enter the setup, but still it's being read as i... Read more

A:Keyboard not found - Press F1 to skip or press Del to enter setup

Sorry to do so, but this post requires a bump.
 

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Hello There, I am writing to inform that my up direction key is not responding properly since a couple of days. The direction sometimes starts working on its own and sometimes it is even not reponding when pressed. I kindly request you to help me on this. I remain with thanks and regards,Kaushal

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Laptop

G60-535dx

Intel Pentium T4300 / 2.1 GHz ( Dual-Core )
Memory 3.0 GB / 4.0 GB (max)
Hard Drive 320.0 GB - Serial ATA-150 - 5400.0 rpm
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition

When turning on the laptop, the only thing that boots up is either the Insyde H20 setup utility, or a black screen that tells me if I want to boot windows 7 by pressing enter. Thing is, pressing enter or anything doesn't work, nor does the keyboard work on the set up utility.

I even tried connecting a usb keyboard to it, but still nothing.

I took out the battery for a half an hour, didn't help either.

Anyone have a clue on what's wrong with it?

Thanks in advance.

A:Keyboard not responding, Doesn't boot windows.

Take the battery out and run on just the power adapter.
Boot the computer into Setup (Bios) go to Peripherals. Make sure keyboard, and touchpad are Enabled. Save and Exit.
Restart and press F8 try Last Known Good Configuration. If that fails, go to Repair Your Computer do a Start UP Repair.

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Hi,

I have just recently built a new PC which seemed to be running fine but after installing a few games and drivers for a wireless keyboard and mouse I found that on the next boot up the keyboard and mouse would not respond.

I then tried to use my old wired keyboard and mouse to see if that would work but this wasn't getting recognized either, after a few re-boots the wired keyboard and mouse worked but has left me wondering what has caused this to happen.

Is there a common cause for the mouse and keyboard to just not respond?

Finally, for no reason what so ever Windows XP is now asking me to enter a password every time I boot up the PC.

Is there away to remove it?

and

Why would it just start coming up?

Thanks

Ross

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guys please help , i just bought a usb keyboard and its not functioning well.. i used to have ps2 keyboard before this one but its now defective thats y i bought a new one . i have search everything on the web and it seems that the only way is to use a ps2 adapter.. im planning to buy 1 if u advice me to..

i have talked with a technician and he told me to change my os to 32 since im using 64 . is dat a valid reason ?
i attached my specs for u to see.

A:Usb keyboard not working correctly - win7 64-bit

You could return it, and instead purchase a USB Wireless keyboard.

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I have a machine that I'm trying to install windows 7 on to. However, it won't let me boot from CD due to what appears to be a keyboard problem.

I can enter boot menu and BIOS fine and navigate BIOS. I can't however, navigate the boot menu - the keyboard doesn't respond. Meaning that when the 'Press any key to boot from CD' prompt displays, I'm unable to enter windows setup and it continues on booting from the OS.

The same problem occurs with another USB keyboard on the same machine.
The machine only has 1 SATA hdd plugged in presently ( windows ).
I've tried resetting BIOS to defaults without success.

What's odd is that the keyboard works for everything other than the boot menu and the 'press any key to boot from cd' prompt.

Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Keyboard not responding at boot menu ( windows 7 install )

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First time poster at the end of my rope with this issue. I recently upgraded my laptop CPU. I used a processor that Dell had tested on my specific model of laptop (N5050) and everything was fine for about 2 weeks. I used ESD protection and didn't do much actual touching of the motherboard. About a week ago the laptop did a hard shut down for no apparent reason. There was no BSOD and when my system booted it didn't prompt me to go into safe mode. However once I got to the Windows profile screen the keyboard was not responding. The HD is new, the system is about 5 and a half years old.

A:Laptop keyboard stopped working Win7

Try the following. Open regedit and navigate to the following key. You will need to use the onscreen keyboard for input.

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First time poster at the end of my rope with this issue. I recently upgraded my laptop CPU. I used a processor that Dell had tested on my specific model of laptop (N5050) and everything was fine for about 2 weeks. I used ESD protection and didn't do much actual touching of the motherboard. About a week ago the laptop did a hard shut down for no apparent reason. There was no BSOD and when my system booted it didn't prompt me to go into safe mode. However once I got to the Windows profile screen the keyboard was not responding. The HD is new, the system is about 5 and a half years old.
 
The keyboard works fine through POST, Windows sees it and is not displaying any errors in device manager. I got the keyboard working again by rolling back Windows to just after I installed the new CPU. However, when I let Windows update run tonight the keyboard stopped working again. I rolled Windows back and it is still not working. I have un/reinstalled the driver as well as trying several restore points. The ribbon is firmly in the port. The keyboard is still working through POST and in BIOS but as soon as the OS begins to load it is no longer active even though device manager shows it is active. My anti-virus is not finding anything and I don't use the laptop for anything that is risky for malware (no porn, torrents, opening strange e-mail attachments, etc.).
 
Any ideas what to try next? I really don't want to reinstall the OS.
 
Thanks

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The typical -go to control panel and keyboard language setting- instructions dont work on Home Premium 7 for some unknown reason.

Im at a loss.

The OS seems to be in English, but the keyboard doesnt want to change to Spanish.

Recent reinstall from partition. Legit copy, came with the laptop. Was working before the reinstall OK. Iirc the default interface might have been showing spanish, which might explain why i didnt have this problem before in the keyboard.

I think I was given the option to choose language at reinstall, and that I chose English. But everyone else who-s had problems with interface language never complained about keyboard issues.

A:Keyboard language change in Win7 not working for anyone?

System specs?

and 'Seems to be in English'? It either is or it isn't.

try control panel -> region & language -> Format (english US) & Location

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F12 & DEL etc aren't responding. Damn thing keeps throwing up Win 7. Maybe as keyboard is USB flash wireless connection not recognised at motherboard startup point???

How do I tell PC to load CD at boot?

A:Boot from CD when Win7 can't see keyboard 'til after bootup?

It's very possible the BIOS is not seeing the keyboard but Windows can load drivers for it and work. Usually a setting in the BIOS for Legacy USB has to be Enabled but may need a PS/2 keyboard plugged in to do it.

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Hi,
 
At my work, a new computer running windows 7 regularly freezes at the logon screen. You can't move the keyboard mouse at all. Often a reboot fixes the issue.
 
You can't remote desktop/VNC to it but you can ping it.
 
I've checked with the networking department and it is in the same place in Active Directory as the old computer.
I've checked device manager and found no uninstalled hardware.
Log Viewer shows hardly any errors just some GPO warning, nothing obvious.
 
Any ideas?
 
Andy

A:win7 keyboard freeze on boot up

Have you tried a new keyboard on the PC?  It sounds like the hardware is giving you an issue, please try a known working keyboard on the PC and see if this resolved the issue.  You can also try different USB ports on the PC as well and see if this helps. 

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Dell vostro 400 on Win7Pro from vista pro upgrade disk ...months ago.
All is well until I boot it with a usb stick having data files on it.
I remove stick and boot but it fails, freezes, stopping 100% inert on first page on screen.
I also am left with an unactivated keyboard so can't hit F2/F12 to go to a fix point.
Can't start the machine by booting with the Win7 disk in the reader.
This is now like a dead machine except for a useless page 1 looking at me.
How do I start this machine and get it to boot? Any bypass?

Anybody have any suggestions?

A:Win7 fails boot & does not start the keyboard

Are you using a Wireless keyboard & mouse?

If yes, try with a wired keyboard & mouse.

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I just bought a new custom machine from Zuke.com, good service by the way. I got it built with motherboard, power supply, RAM and video card. I figured I would just install my old hard drive (Seagate Barraccuda 160GB) and be up and running. Upon boot up, I get this:
We apologize for the inconvenience, but Windows did not start successfully. A recent hardware or software change might have caused this.

If your computer stopped responding, restarted unexpectedly, or was automatically shut down to protect your files and folders, choose Last Known Good Configuration to revert to the most recent settings that worked.

If a previous startup attempt was interrupted due to a power failure or because the Power or Reset button was pressed, or if you aren't sure what caused the problem, choose Start Windows Normally.

Safe Mode
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt

Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked)

Start Windows Normally

Use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight to your choice.

Seconds until Windows starts: 30
The big problem here is that I cannot select any of the options because by this time, my keyboard has stopped responding. It works fine at first, lets me hit DEL and go into BIOS setup. But then once it gets past that stage, the keyboard stops responding altogether.

If I put my Windows XP cd in to boot from there to repair or reinstall windows xp, it will give me the message "booting f... Read more

A:boot failure-safe mode-keyboard stops responding before windows starts.

Better to try a hard-wired PS/2 Kbd and mouse.

I just had problems with my USB drivers not loading properly and had to use a hard-wired PS/2 mouse to overcome the problem.
 

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Hello all,

I have a Toshiba A300-18A laptop, bought in Portugal in 2008. It came pre-installed with Vista and I always left it in place because I couldn't find a proper time to backup everything properly. These holidays, I finally had the time to do that and 2 or 3 weeks ago I installed Win7. I didn't do an upgrade and did the custom install over the previous Vista version. Right after installation, during the first uses, my keyboard froze during an internet session. Simply, no key would work, but I had full control of the computer otherwise. Over the next days I found it happened quite frequently, and it didn't even need to be on internet. The most often place to freeze is in text editors (ConText, TexnicCenter), Excel (I'm using Office 2007), an online MMO and even the login screen, before I can actually access my computer. A restart usually solves the problem temporarily, sometimes I need two restarts in a row.

Due to this, I did a reinstall of Win7, this time formatting the C: partition where I was making the installation. So this was a real clean install and I still had the same problems. I thought it would be drivers, so I installed some drivers I downloaded from Toshiba support center and THEN I found out about Toshiba's Win7 installation helper and installed it over the drivers.

Still the same problems. There are more curious things about the keyboard: it usually seems to think ctrl is pressed. I have opened the on-screen keyboard and noticed th... Read more

A:Keyboard stops working and video problems after win7 Install

I don't know if this proper forum netiquette, but I'd like to *bump* this topic. I would very much appreciate some help on this issue.
Thank you.

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Hello,

I am having the most peculiar issue.
My computer responds just fine to my PS2 keyboard durring the Post as well as BIOS. But as soon as I try to install windows and the "press any key to boot from CD" dialog comes up my computer refuses to respond to keyboard commands (the 3 periods appear and it states that it can not boot).

I tried multiple Keyboards all the same issue.

You help is so much appreciated,
- Erik

A:"Press any key to boot from CD" does not respond to Keyboard

Create boot disks, floppies. Thats how I get around issues like that, with
xp, and 2000. Takes six floppy discs.

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As I wrote in the title, my Shift and Alt keys stopped working for keyboard shortcuts. However, the Shift key still works when capitalizing letters.

I've been dealing with this problem off/on for the past two weeks and haven't been able to figure it out. I've gone into Ease of Access features and turned on/off all of the available options (Mouse Keys, Sticky Keys, Toggle Keys, Filter Keys). I've pressed Shift for 8 seconds, and pressed it 5 times, and still haven't been able to correct it.

Thank you in advance for any help offered.

Possibly helpful additional information:
I've got a Spanish/Latin American keyboard layout installed in addition to the US English keyboard layout. I toggle back and forth with Left Alt + Shift (which is how I noticed my Shift key stopped working).
I play a game whose controls rely on a lot of Shift key pressing and holding.

A:Keyboard - Shift & Alt keys stopped working for keyboard shortcuts

When was the last time you used a can of air cleaner on the keyboard? If it isn't from contact wear often keyboards tend to get loaded up with dust and debris!

One example of that is having any snacks onhand around a pc where little bits get passed along from your fingers onto and under the keys themselves. Keyboards are known to get loaded up fast with any foods present!

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My husbands ASUS touch screen laptop-keyboards are not working. I know it has windows 8. Core i3 intel inside. Like I said it is a touchscreen and neither the hardware keyboard or touch screen keyboard will do any thing (well it is like the computer understands i am doing something with the keyboard, but not typing. Ex. i will type and the curser line will do nothing but suddenly go like an italicized line. The mouse works and the touch screen works but I cannot type anything. I have wiggled the keys thinking maybe something is stuck but no help. also I have restored it to its factory settings thinking maybe he accidentally set some keyboard sleep command or something. We are both not smart at this, and again it is not my computer, he has it for work, so who knows what he did to it. But yeah, after restore it still wouldn't work and now I am stuck at the registration "getting started" windows and I cannot bypass them....or don't know how to without being about to type. The last it worked he said he cleaned it with pressurized air, so I don't know if that was too much for the keys...if he actually blew dirt into it, or what strange thing could have happened...but the fact that both touch screen and actual keyboard aren't working I am left stumped. I hope I gave enough information on the computer. It has that surface windows...he normally just uses the desk top mode. Ok thank you for any advice.
 

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Hi,
I'm having problems with my All-in-One Keyboard on Windows 8.1(64 bit): it doesn't accept input both from keyboard and touchpad at same time (can't walk in a FPS game while looking with mouse, for example).
Is this a product's limitation or should it work?

Thanks

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Hi All,

My laptop had a blue screen and keyboard stops working as well, I plugged the external keyboard and re-install the windows, now half of the keys are working and half dosent.

I am wondering has the kyboard damaged, I am also not sure if the I replace the keyboard will it work?

is there any settings in bios or any utility can fix the problem, could some one please advise?

Thanks
Nysoh

A:Keyboard stops working - USB external keyboard is fine

Hello Nysoh

On this virtual way nobody can say for sure what the problem is but if the internal keyboard is not working properly first step is keyboard replacement. If the problem still persists then troublemaker can be keyboard port or keyboard controller.

As far as I know BIOS has nothing to do with this issue.

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I've had my desktop for a few years and never had a problem.  Just recently, it has started showing a Keyboard Error message on a black screen when I boot it up.  The wireless keyboard and mouse do not work, although it appears to boot up correctly.  Since I have a password on my computer, I cannot log in or do anything.  When this happens, I've rebooted 2-3 times, and it the keyboard and mouse will finally start working.  I have moved the toggle to different USB ports and this does not appear to make a difference.  How do I prevent this from happening?

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I had a problem with my laptop which is certain key on my keyboard is not functioning. The weird is, it happened without a reason. because after I shutdown doing my work when I turn it on again, I discovered my "s", "d", "g", "h", "\", "m", " left shift", "caps lock" and "~" key did not work at all. I try taking the key off, cleaning underneath, but nothing seems to be working. After that I try to use usb keyboard and it seems the key can be entered. So I thought my hardware is the problem. than I replace into the new one, but still having the same problem. I already waste my money buying new keyboard. Does any one happen to know what sort of problem this is and how I would go about fixing it? Is it related to the registry. My laptop is Acer aspire 4740G, ram 4GB, processor i3 2.4GHz. I hope someone can help me to solve this problem.
 

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Big problems, so i just recently got a new keyboard, the commander multilight combo,
fresh out o
f the box, and as you can see, when I press
f, or enter
f, it types the letter
f, and spaces it automatically, i've tried everything and i need help. i don't know what possibly could have gone wrong, but it's not working, and on top o
f that, the le
ft shi
ft key is not working like it should be so I now have to use the right shi
ft key to capitalize, someone help please! sorry
for the terrible grammar and such, i cannot help it at the moment until this is
fixed..
 

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Hi guys, Something really strange started happening two days ago. Out of the blue the following keys stopped working: GHBackspaceWindows [email protected]' The laptop is a couple of years old and a bit dusty, so I took it to the local shop to get the keyboard replaced and cleaned. Seemed to be working fine when I left the shop. Then, a little while ago the space key and P stopped. Five minutes later they started working again but ctrl stopped and N is temperamental. I haven't spilt anything on it or knocked it. Any ideas what's going on?

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I have an XPS 8500 that will not boot normally. It was running fine and all of a sudden came up with the message "Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press any key". I have figured out if I go into BIOS first the PC will boot up but is very slow in doing so. I googled the issue and found something telling me to default the BIOS. I did this and it booted once. Trying to decide if the HD is out. I ran diagnostics and it does not see a HD. But if that's the case why does it even boot after going into BIOS. I am running Windows 10 Pro. I updated Windows 7 Pro. I am a strong believer in Dell and find it hard to believe that a HD would go out after only 4 years. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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I have a Dell 7737 laptop and from time to time it develops a firmware glitch where random keys stop working for both BIOS Setup and Operating Systems. After such thing happens neither shutdown (Full shutdown / Fast Boot disabled) nor restart get the keyboard back to a normal state. At this point the only workarround is to disconnect the AC power cord and then either drain the battery or physically remove it.
This laptop's battery cover is not designed for daily removal and it is starting to get loose because of this BIOS bug.
I am running BIOS version A14 but this bug was present since I purchased the laptop with BIOS version A07. Sometimes I cannot even type my password because the random keys that stop working match those it uses.
Please Dell could you provide a BIOS hotfix for this annoying issue? 

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Hi There!
I am having a problem starting my PC! I have to start it in the boot menu under the RAID option. If I do not do this a message saying "Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key.." comes up, and just keeps popping up regardless of what I press! I would try using my boot disk but for the life of me I can't find it, and as windows 7 was already installed on this computer when we got it 3 year ago, I can't accurately recall if it came with one!
I am no expert on BIOS, but I have read other problems similar to this one, and know that if I don't have the boot disk or the OS disk, I will need to know that at least. So my boot sequence is as follows:
Boot 1: (Hard drive)
Boot 2: CD/DVD: PM-ATAPI DV
Boot 3: USB: Generic-Compa
Boot 4: Lan

I am curious if the (Hard drive) is the issue. The BIOS tells me that anything in parentheses is disabled from corresponding type menu. But I truly have no idea how to change that. Which brings me here.
If anyone can offer any help to this, I would greatly appreciate it.

A:Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device an press a key...

HiYou will have to give a little more information.What is the make and model of the computer?If it isn't a brand name what make and model of the motherboard.Or you can post a Speccy that will give that information.[ Go to Piriform's website, and click the big button.

Next, click Download from Piriform.com (the FileHippo link requires an extra click). Or if you want to use a portable version of Speccy (which doesn't require installation), click the builds page link and download the portable version.

You will now be asked where you want to save the file. The best place to put it is the Desktop, as it will be easy to find later.
After the file finishes downloading, you are ready to run Speccy. If you downloaded the installer, simply double-click on it and follow the prompts until installation is complete. If you downloaded the portable version, you will need to unzip it before use. Right-click the ZIP file and click Extract all. Click Next. Open up the extracted folder and double-click on Speccy.
Once inside Speccy, it will look similar to this (with your computer's specifications, of course):
Now, at the top, click File > Publish Snapshot

You will see the following prompt:
Click Yes > then Copy to Clipboard

Now, once you are back in the forum topic you are posting in, click the button. Right-click in the empty space of the Reply box and click Paste. Then, click Add Reply below the Reply box.

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I've run into an old problem when trying to reinstall windows 7, when I put the CD in and alter the BIOS to boot from CD, I get to the screen saying "Press any key to boot from CD" or something like that.
I've got a logitech G15 keyboard and a Microsoft media keyboard, both are USB, when I press them there is no response and it boots from the harddisk. I've had this problem ever since I installed Windows XP, first I thought it was a keyboard issue, but then I got the G15 and the problem persisted. Since then I've replaced the motherboard, PSU, infact I think I've changed every single component, but the problem persist. Anyone have an idea of what is causing this? I'm forced to dig into the old storage at work for old PS/2 keyboards every time I'm installing a new OS

PS: The keyboards both work perfectly in BIOS, after booting an OS and when the installation disk has booted. Just in that place in between where you need to press buttons to either boot from various media or skip disk checks etc.

A:USB keyboard not working at boot.

Hello Flashist,

In your BIOS, doublecheck to make sure that you have a "USB Keyboard Support" type option enabled.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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My laptop's usb keyboard isn't working when boot.but it works after loading os. my built in keyboard damaged. so I use usb keyboard now.Model: compaq presario cq43




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When I boot my computer my USB keyboard doesent work. It lights up but none of the keys work. Its not until I actually remove it from the usb port and then put it back in that it starts working again.

How can I make it so that it works normally after rebooting?
 

A:USB Keyboard not working after boot

G'day Skudge, I have seen this kind of problem especially in AMD machines and most especially after WXP-SP-2 has been loaded over a previous version.
I don't know how others fixed it but there were a series of ideas to try, the problem is most likely nothing to do with your keyboard but involve the on-board USB initialisation, and is some kind of problem within windows and drivers controlled by MS.
Firstly of course reverting to a PS/2 keyboard may be neccessary before you wear your usb sockets out.
Removing SP-2 worked in some cases.
Fitting and using a commercial PCI-USB card with commercial drivers (nothing MS) also works. (very reliable fix)
The most successful idea to date has been clean loading a slipstreamed WXP-SP-2 version, this was especially applicable to AMD processor type boards.
I do feel the best workaround was fitting the add in card. (Cheap, easy and reliable)
Leave the onboard sockets for flash-drives and ad-hoc gadgets.
Cheers, qldit.
 

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Hello guys,

today my keyboard (hama wireless keyboard 2,4 G) stopped working after i changed my PSU. I hope i didn't fry anything but i doubt it because:

* the keyboard is working during boot (e.g. i can access the bios (and yes, everything is enabled there) and i can select the os in bootloader)
* when booting into ubuntu (on the same machine) the keyboard is working fine
* all other usb devices (usb mouse, external harddrive, usb sticks) are working.

During boot (black screen with win logo) the NUMPAD led is glowing (and responding) up to about one second before the login screen. Then the led goes off and the keyboard is dead.

I also tried another usb keyboard and different usb ports without success (unfortunately i don't have a ps2 keyboard around anymore so i couldn't try one of these).
I tried booting in safe mode, keyboard aren't working there either.

System specs:
OS: Windows 7 64bit / Ubuntu 9.10 64bit (dualboot via Wubi)
Mainboard: Asus M2N-SLI Deluxe SocketAM2
CPU: AMD Athlon64 X2 5000+
RAM: 4x Kingston 1024MB DDR2 800Mhz
GPU: MSI Geforce GX 260 896MB
HDD: 2x Seagate HD SATAII 300GB (RAID0)
PSU: Be Quiet BQT S6-SYS-UA-450W (before: Fortron ATX 350W)

Let me know if you need any additional info!
I hope you guys have an idea because i am completely lost

Regards Roman

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Quote: Originally Posted by limdaepl


Hello guys,

today my keyboard (hama wireless keyboard 2,4 G) stopped working after i changed my PSU. I hope i didn't fry anything but i doubt it because:

* the keyboard is working during boot (e.g. i can access the bios (and yes, everything is enabled there) and i can select the os in bootloader)
* when booting into ubuntu (on the same machine) the keyboard is working fine
* all other usb devices (usb mouse, external harddrive, usb sticks) are working.

During boot (black screen with win logo) the NUMPAD led is glowing (and responding) up to about one second before the login screen. Then the led goes off and the keyboard is dead.

I also tried another usb keyboard and different usb ports without success (unfortunately i don't have a ps2 keyboard around anymore so i couldn't try one of these).
I tried booting in safe mode, keyboard aren't working there either.

System specs:
OS: Windows 7 64bit / Ubuntu 9.10 64bit (dualboot via Wubi)
Mainboard: Asus M2N-SLI Deluxe SocketAM2
CPU: AMD Athlon64 X2 5000+
RAM: 4x Kingston 1024MB DDR2 800Mhz
GPU: MSI Geforce GX 260 896MB
HDD: 2x Seagate HD SATAII 300GB (RAID0)
PSU: Be Quiet BQT S6-SYS-UA-450W (before: Fortron ATX 350W)

Let me know if you need any additional info!
I hope you guys have an idea because i am completely lost

Regards Roman


Roman can you go into device manager (type device manager in search). Check to make sure there are no "unknown... Read more

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Hey I have a problem with my PC not picking up my keyboard (Razer Lycosa USB) or any other USB keyboard until windows starts.

PC Specs are:

i5 750
GA-P55A-UD5
16GB RAM G.Skill Ripjaws 1600
8800GT SLi

The only thing that I have done recently is install a Noctua NH-U9B cpu cooler.

I have tried every usb port on the back of my motherboard (there is about 10! haha) with no luck and even tried the ones on the front of the case although I doubted they would work.

I have gotten into the BIOS using an old PS/2 keyboard and all the legacy USB options are enabled, I did try disabling them all and starting the PC and then re-enabling them but that had no success either.

I disconnected everything from HDD, RAM, GPU's, DVD, Wireless card etc to see if they were causing it but that wasn't it either.

CMOS reset hasn't worked and I have taken the battery out for 24 hours that didn't make a difference either.

I am running out of things to try, so I thought I would see if any of you guys had any ideas.
 

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I have had a weird problem of the keyboard not working during boot up -- except it WILL let me get into BIOS. And this is the ONLY time it will not work....

A little background is in order, however. Previously, the keyboard stopped working, first during boot up, then totally. Then the mouse stopped working as well. Couldn't do anything at all.... The keyboard is a Micro Innovations, and I'd had it plugged into the PS/2, but I eventually found out that if I plugged it into the USB port instead (it goes either way), the keyboard would work. So, I went out & got a USB mouse, and it worked too. So I was thinking that the card was fried.

Last night, I decided to boot it into Safe mode to run some scans. And it wouldn't boot into safe mode, just kept ignoring my F8 command, and going straight to Windows. I did find out that it WILL take my DEL command and go into BIOS, where the keyboard works just fine.

So tonite I thought I'd try a repair, thinking maybe some files were corrupt. And it will not take any keystroke to boot from the CD. Again, I can still get into BIOS, though. And, as you can see, it is working fine now. This is how it started in the PS/2 port, when it eventually quit working altogether.....

Honestly, I don't know if this is a software or a hardware issue.....

I have Windows XP Home SP1
AMD-K6 3D processor
Micro Innovations Keyboard Elite
Logitech Mouse
 

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Have a HP nc6400 laptop
I have not been able to use my keyboard and in device manager I get a yellow exclamation. It says that there are not enough resources!!!!! But not sure what to disable ?
Resource settings show two red I/O range setting 0060-0060 the second red bar shows 0064-0064
The blue IRQ setting is 01!
The two red bar show conflicting device list Synaptics PS/ 2 port touch pad and the 0060 0064 #s
I hope I have expl-ned this well thanks
 

A:Code 12 keyboard error ps/2. Keyboard not working

Will an external PS2 keyboard work correctly?
 

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ok...so, i'm forced to use this onscreen keyboard, because my keyboard suddenly stopped working . tried switching it with another one i know works, and had the same problem with it, so, that rules out the keyboard it's self as having the issue. tried a sys restore...same prob. tried reinstalling windows, still have the problem. i have a driver for my texas instruments usb ports that is reading not successfully installed but i can't seem to find the driver 4 it anywhere, because they claim win 7 installs it automatically...but it obviously didn't. i have tried switching usb ports, tried pulling out the usb to the keyboard restarting, then plugging back in, and still have this issue. can anyone please help? ps: not getting error messages, and the keyboard claims "this device is working properly"

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5000+, AMD64 Family 15 Model 107 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 5119 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 520, 1023 Mb
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A:keyboard quit working...not the keyboard that is the issue.

Hello, Are any lights visible on the keyboard? If so, and your keyboard is not working, Try adjusting the connector for your keyboard and check the wiring, especially, if your connecting wire is in a stressed position.( i.e. bend
or crooked)
Let me know if this post is was helpful.
 

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here is pic of screen at boot-up. keyboard will not work...is motherboard the problem? and could i add a usb card to get new usb's ports?? out of warranty... please advise thanks ,,..mike nash..

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My grandmother was in the middle of typing an email. When she hit the shift key to make a capital letter, a box about sticky keys came up, and now neither keyboard will work. She has restarted the computer, unplugged/re-plugged in the auxilary keyboard, (before, even with the auxilary keyboard plugged in, she could still use the laptop keyboard), pressing the scroll lock key didn't do anyting either.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance!
Kirsten
 

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When I start my computer, the monitor will not come on and the keyboard lights do not light up. I have already tried ....plug the keyboard and monitor into another working computer, they both worked fine
plugging an ide video card in, then plug the monitor to it
changing the cmos battery
doing the reset cmos jumper trick
cleaning the entire computer including the contacts of both sticks of memory.
wined and sniveled !!!!
I can not get to the bios and I cannot use a recovery disk, because the monitor will not come on. The computer has an on board video
card built into it, and ps2 plugs. I have a Compaq pressario 6330us desktop with 512 ddr memory, 2ghz intel 4 processor, help please. Any ideas would be so greatly appreciated.

A:Monitor or keyboard not working at boot

Did you try use another monitor and keyboard on the problem machine? Let us know if anything works. If not maybe you have blown ports on that machine.

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I'm trying to boot from a DVD, and it says "press any key to continue". Problem is though, my keyboard dosent respond. When i'm entering BIOS it works fine, its only after it tries to boot. I know this because i also tried inserting a boot CD that didnt need a key pressed to boot, and when i tried using the keyboard inside that it didnt work either.
I'm trying to install Vista on a clean harddisk so my computer is completely useless till i get this to work, please help.
 

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