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USB Mouse is not working, yet keyboard is working

Q: USB Mouse is not working, yet keyboard is working

I just recently reinstalled Windows XP on my computer, my USB keyboard is working fine, but my mouse is not working, I tried it in all the USB ports for it and I am getting no response, I am getting a curser on screen but no movement nor am I able to click.

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A: USB Mouse is not working, yet keyboard is working

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Before this round of trouble I discovered a problem with one of my graphics cards when they were in SLI with Blue screens and other nasty little things occuring when running Windows; I removed my secondary graphics card from the system to see if I could get a more stable OS, which I did.

I decided to test to see if the other graphics card running on it's own would lead to a stable system, however I was getting zeros on the VGA BIOS bootup screen and other problems before I even reached Windows Vista.

I did sucessfully boot into Vista and enter my password (using the keyboard) and move the mouse around, however once I had logged into my profile Vista began asking me if I wanted to install the drivers for the keyboard and mouse, I selected to update from the Internet and when Vista did not find any drivers for either device it disabled them.
Eventually I got both the keyboard and mouse functioning again by reinstalling Intellipoint pro and the Logitech setpoint.

While using the second graphics card I noted some distortions such as zeros appearing on the VGA BIOS screen during boot up, so I decided to switch out the graphics cards again, again this caused Vista to forget about my keyboard and mouse, I am however able to get onto Vista a combination of a cheap usb mouse I had laying around and the Vista on screen keyboard.

The fix I used previously (reinstalling of Intellipoint and Setpoint) has not works,I have also attempted to manually install the drivers through dev... Read more

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hi there, my mouse jumps around the screen, and upon restart neither my mouse or my keyboard would work without unplugging them and re-plugging them in...also i have alot of suspicious processes running that wont turn off and my internet is very jumpy and pages take along time to load...below is my HJT log...thanks for looking

Hello there thank you for taking the time to help me i really appreciate it..

below is my HJT log file, i also have an active scan log file which found a trojan i believe...any help would be greatly appreciated...thanks!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:10:12 PM, on 10/19/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16608)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Airlink101\AWLH3026\WLService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Airlink101\AWLH3026\WLanCfgG.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\WINNT\system... Read more

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After about 1 minute the mouse scroll and keyboard stop working until I left click mouse. Tool bar on browser also greys out but comes back after left click. Video and sound also are choppy. Not sure if this is related. Flash keeps crashing. Any ideas whats wrong? Windows 7 pro. Asus desktop. This occurs on Firefox, Chrome and IE. This seemed to start after Microsoft update and Flash updates

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Hello mpmckee,

First run Antivirus, Malware, and Spyware scans. Remove anything the programs find.

Note: if you need some suggestions on which tools to use, let me know.

Afterwards, test functionally of mouse and keyboard.

If no change, run System Restore, choose a Restore point before the issue started.

Again test behavior of mouse and keyboard.

If the issue has been resolved, go ahead and reinstall windows Updates.

John

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I purchased an Asus ET2410IUTS-5 All-In-One PC. It came with a wireless full keyboard and mouse combo. The keyboard works fine but the mouse does nothing. All properties say both devices are installed and working properly but the mouse still does nothing. Model number on each device is as follows:
Keyboard - AK1L
Mouse - AM1L
Receiver - AR1L

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
 

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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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My desktop PC has been playing up lately and refuses to hibernate however I only mention that in passing in case it has anything to do with my bigger problem which is that neither the keyboard or mouse will work although they both work if I plug them into the USB port on my laptop which I am now using. I have tried three different mice on the desktop including a PS/2 mouse but none seem to work either in Windows or prior to Windows being installed and hence I cannot boot into the BIOS page or attempt to fix this problem by booting to a Windows recovery disc (press any key to boot to CD) and I am stuck at the Windows log into accounts page with no hope of getting any further. For the record I can access files on the computer from this laptop which is on the same network so there doesn't seem to be anything else wrong with the desktop PC. Any suggestions gratefully appreciated as I am running out of ideas and patience!!
 

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It's a relatively old desktop running Windows XP with SP3.
 

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HELP! My computer is not recognizing my mouse or keyboard. I have read lot of [COLOR=green !important][COLOR=green !important]forums[/COLOR][/COLOR] that say to access the bios. But I can't access the bios when my keyboard is not working. My mouse and keyboard work on my other computer. So I believe it is something with my computer. This is the 4th time in 2 years (i've always taken it to computer nerdz) but this time I want to fix it myself. What should I do???
 

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I have the same thing as Tinyman...no keyboard or mouse by attempting to add safe mode with networking. What is UEFI?
Where do I find this USB viewable option as I am connected by USB?

I went to set up (F2 at boot) > and then searched around for anything that relates to USB and found that USB is enabled and on high speed. Hope that is not it and I am missing something, because I still have no mouse or keyboard.

Keyboard and mouse are the ones that came with the Dell XPS 7100 system.

I'll try different USB ports and report back...didn't make a difference.
What am I missing? (except for my mouse and keyboard...lol)

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Hello Rich,

The tutorial below can help show you how to boot to your UEFI firmware settings to check to see if you have the mouse and keyboard enabled at boot.

UEFI Firmware Settings - Boot to from inside Windows 8

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What can i do? My mouse and keyboard isn't working at the opening of windows (where i login and everything) and i've already try replacing the mouse and keyboards, yet it did not solve the issue.

-i try to reinstall windows 7 (didn't work)
-However i was able to open safe mode to change some settings, and still doesn't work.
-already try using other USB ports and yet nothing tend to happen

Note that: i was able to use my keyboard on BIO's but when it continues to the next screen (windows) it disconnects or turns off.
Also i would be happy to share the list of component, only if you guys really need it.
 

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my usb mouse work after i plug it in and when it said it is ready it doesnt work..i already used some of the procedure in the internet but still nothing happen..can anyone have any idea about this?i cannot system restore my cpu because of the important files..all i need is for the mouse to work and its already 3 days past and im already delayed for my deadline.. thanks
 

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So i updated some drivers which was out of date...and after it i shut down the computer..the next day i power it on...it loads fine but weird thing happened dat was the mouse and keyboard didnot respond or work. so i tried to use old ps/2 mouse ...turns out my desktop doesnt have the output socket where i can join my ps/2 mouse.

Also i tired to run safe mode it loads fine but mouse and keyboard doesnot work.BUt weird thing is it works on bios mode. so i kinda nned help...
it would be great if someone could help ^^

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Make/Models of keyboard/mouse

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HEY PEOPLE SO I WAS TRYING TO FIX MY DVD DRIVE PROBLEM WHICH WAS IF I PUT A DVD IN IT WOULD PICK IT UP.SO AFTER LOOKING AT DIFFERNT FORUMS.SOME1 SAID TO DELETE UPPER AND LOWER FILTERS CAN REMEMBER EXACTLY WHERE IT WAS.SO AFTER THT MY PC CRASHED I RESTARTED IT AND MY MOUSE AND KEYBOARD DONT WORK.I KNOW ITS NOT A USB PORT FAULT CAUSE IT READS`MY IPOD.THE KEYBOARD WORKS IN BIOS SETUP.I HAVE TRIED RESETING BIOS MANUALLY IT HASNT WORK.COULD ANY1 HELP.WOULD BE ETERNALLY GRATEFULL A NEED MY PC GOD DAM IT!!
 

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We often forget that a system restore or a last known configuration just might fix the
problem.

How to start your computer by using the Last Known Good Configuration feature
To start your computer by using the Last Known Good Configuration feature, follow these steps:
Start your computer.
When you see the "Please select the operating system to start" message, press the F8 key.
When the Windows Advanced Options menu appears, use the ARROW keys to select Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked), and then press ENTER.
If you are running other operating systems on your computer, use the ARROW keys to select Microsoft Windows XP, and then press ENTER.
 

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I recently did a build and it was actually perfect! everything booted up on the first try and worked great. Untill well about two days ago. i came home from class and turned on the pc and i got nothing... i have a g15 keyboard and a g5 laser mouse. they wont even lite up =\ well i got the error code 7F on my mobo which is waiting for a response in bios... so i dont even know where to begin along the lines of trouble shooting. if i could get some help i would be so happppy.. cause i got 2grand worth of computer parts just collecting dust
 

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if you could post the system specs of the computer it would help
 

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I rebooted windows to work with Linux for a bit. When I rebooted into windows, I got to the login screen, but the mouse and keyboard simply don't work. The red light under the mouse is dead and the NumLock (or CapsLock) keys do not change the light.

This happened before I reinstalled, and I couldn't fix it.

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please help

Now Im stuck in linux....

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Hi! I have a windows 10 desktop. This morning a storm was passing through and it affected my computer when a power outage occured in my house.I turned it back on, and at first the keyboards and mouse lit up for a short while before turning off. My computer states that it need to restart and repair itself, and then dives into its automatic repairing. When my computer restarts, the keyboard and mouse light up again before returning back to its dormant state and never returning. Now my computer is stuck on this screen talking about "Choose you keyboard layout," and I can't do anything because my mouse and keyboard is not working.
 
Please do give me some help. I have work to do and this computer is all I have
 
Thanks!

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I am asking this for a relative because they can't use their computer.

They say that their mouse and keyboard have stopped working. They can only turn the computer off by pushing in the power button. They've had this computer for a few years now. It's a Dell Dimension 2400 (I think), WinXP, about 640-768MB RAM, 60 GB hard drive which is about full, and I think it's about 2GHz Celeron processor. It's also on an (unsecure) wireless network for the purpose of using a DSL connection.

They told me that when they turn on the computer it will go to the AOL screen and that's it. Their screensaver works, but the mouse and keyboard do not.

The mouse is a wireless Microsoft mouse and I think it's PS/2 but I'm not certain. I don't know what brand the keyboard is but it's not wireless is PS/2.
That's all the information I have at this time. Unfortunately they're not too computer savvy and if I didn't already know their computer specs, they never would've been able to provide that information.
Is there anything that I should check out when I go over there? I've never come across this kind of problem before so I'm not sure what to do, especially since I can't use the mouse or keyboard. My first guess would be to try another PS/2 mouse and/or keyboard with the computer turned off. Then if that doesn't work, maybe try a USB mouse or keyboard, which we don't have. If that doesn't work ma... Read more

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Try another mouse+keyboard and see if it works.
 

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And I know why....I was not supposed to Unplug it and Plug it in when the PC was on . But unfortunately I got this info only after doing it. So both keyboard and mouse are not working, I tried it on another PC. I got a spare Keyboard which is also of PS2 and thats not working with the PC. So this means the PS2 ports on my mobo are also gone.

I bought my USB keyboard from office and its woking fine now. I tried to connect the USB Keyboard using a PS2 adapter without any luck. So its almost certain that PS2 is gone.

Is there any workaround to bring it back to life .
Thanks
 

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Hi mate!

Why bother doing it after all? You can just get a new cheap usb mouse/keyboard set...Even good ones come out really cheap nowdays.

Anyway if you want to use your old PS2 devices you can get a PS2 to USB adapter (If I got you right you already used the opposite, a USB to PS2 in order to check the ports...), they are really cheap and you will be able to use your old devices.

If the ports and/or controller are fried, unfortunately there is not much you can do. But just to make sure enter your BIOS and check if they are enabled in there. You never know with electronics...
 

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HELP! My computer is not recognizing my mouse or keyboard. I have read lot of forums that say to access the bios. But I can't access the bios when my keyboard is not working. My mouse and keyboard work on my other computer. So I believe it is something with my computer. This is the 4th time in 2 years (i've always taken it to computer nerdz) but this time I want to fix it myself. What should I do???
 

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Ok, so the obvious question is are you plugging in the front or back of your PC?
Have you tried both (as the back usb are directly off your motherboard where as the front are attached to your case)?
Ooooh, only just realised you didnt state if they ARE usb or ps2 connections, this makes a BIG difference?!?

5ndr5
 

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I have an Inspiron E1505 laptop. I was trying to reinstall drivers for my CD drive that was not working properly. I believe I accidentally uninstalled keyboard and mouse drivers. I remember deleting 'upper and lower filters' from the registery. Now when I turn on my laptop, the desktop appears but the mouse and keyboard will not work. I tried plugging in an USB mouse, I get a message that says new hardware found but the mouse still doesn't work. If I need to download drivers, how will I get them to work if the I can't access the mouse or keyboard? BTW - I can't locate my XP CD. I can use the keyboard in F2 mode but not in safe mode. Thanks in advance, Jay

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Hay guys Whats up please help me ou with my problem!, Ok first of all please move my post to Hardware if thisIs a Hardware issue.Note:I am using PS/2 Mouse and Keyboard Problem: When i start my system my Mouse and Keyboard stop workingSolution's Tried:*Unplug and replug(Didnt work)*Trying to go into safe mode(Didnt work)*Trying to enter bios(Didnt work)So i reseted the bios using cmos battery wich allowed me to enter bios and check everything was okBut after i exit same problemSo what i did - i removed the keyboard and mouse started working(I am using On-Screen Keyboard now)I was not sure if this a Hardware or Software issue since mouse works fine untill i plug the keyboardAny help would be appreciated ^_^

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You may need to Change the CMOS Battery

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I have an Asus Laptop model K52J. I just had an update for Windows 7 and after I restarted my PC my keyboard and mouse are not working. Does anyone know how to solve this problem or what F key i have to press to restore from a previous date please?

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Hi and welcome to TSF do you have any error flags in device manager ie yellow ! or red X

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Hi - I have messed up the keyboard and mouse drivers on my Windows 10 installation, so now when I boot up I have no input possibilities. What are my options?
I don't have a "recovery" disk - but I do have a Windows 10 install USB.
I don't have any restore points.
I have tried restarting many times - with and without the keyboard and mouse attached.
How can I "reset" the input drivers?
Thanks.

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Okay so this is my wifes computer, its an old, Dell dimension 2400.

Okay, so the problem started with the USB drives not working properly... they would not recognize any new hardware, but still recognized things that had already been installed, and would work them just fine.

she tried to use microsofts website to solve the problem, but to use the "fix it for me" option, she had to download and instal the .net framework 2 or higher, so she installed 4 because it was the newest.

after she restarted her computer, her computer no longer recognized her PS/2 keyboard or mouse.

however, on start up, it will recognize the keyboard, because you can hit F2, F8 and F12 to go to the different menus, and use the keyboard just fine.
I have no clue what the problem is... but does anyone have anyide of how to fix it? not much you can do when the keyboard and mouse don't work.

thanks :3

also, any sugestions on how to fix the USB problem after the keyboard/mouse problem would be appreciated ^.^
 

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dells are hell for this issue, press delete or watch for the quick flash up on post saying something like press f12 for boot up configurations or bios
anyhow get to bios eventually, look for usb and keyboard support make sure its enabled

after go to dells utility which all dells have usually press f10 on start up to access full range of tools , there are usb port checks available there

if you end up back at square one with no improvmnet, go to device manager start run type devmgmt.msc check no red Xs in there or yellows

if that is ok then possible reinstallation required and/or your mobo is faulty (very common on dells)
 

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My pc works fine but my keyboard and mouse stop work all of a sudden , I try reconnecting the wires from the usb port ,any advice?
 

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I am using Lenovo yoga 500 since yesterday my mouse pad and keyboard not working. however touch working fine. can you please help me with the solution of this problem.

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I'm not sure which forum I should put this in but here it is...My son has an HP laptop. Suddenly the mouse pad and keyboard aren't working. When the computer is first turned on, the mouse pad will work. I can go online and anywhere with the mouse pad but as soon as I click a button on the keyboard the mouse stops working and the keyboard won't do anything at all. I can plug a mouse in to the usb port and it works fine but still no keyboard. Do I need new drivers? Maybe somehow they were uninstalled...but don't understand why the mousepad will work until I try the keyboard. Thanks in advance for any help! It's a Compaq nc6320 XP professional
 

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Hi,
I just received a computer for free,
The Conputer is a 'Compaq Deskpro EN'
It is the model with a 733MHz P3 and 10GB HDD.
So; My USB keyboard and mouse does not respond in the already installed Windows XP OS, this means that I cannot type the password in the login screen. My Keyboard/Mouse works when in the BIOS, but nowhere else.
I have also tried using a USB to PS/2 adapter and still nothing.

How can I get them to work in XP?
Thanks for any replies :)

A:USB Keyboard/Mouse Not Working On XP!

Hello rcss18 & welcome to TSF

Have you tried updating the USB keyboard/mouse drivers?

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Keyboard and mouse both not working
I tried using the pairing method and still it won't work. What should I do? Devastated and frustrated

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Same problem. Qosmio all in one PC. Tried the pairing instructions also and the light indicates pairing success but mouse and keyboard still not working. Can anyone help please....

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I am having problems with a PS/2 keyboard and mouse not working. I can get them to work through a USB to PS/2 adapter but it doesn't work until Windows (XP) boots, so I can't get into the BIOS and I can't boot from CD.
It seems the PS/2 ports are fried, but using USB is only OK once Windows is up and running.
If I clear CMOS I can access the BIOS once but after changing to 'boot from CD' and 'save and exit' the keyboard stops working and I can't 'press any key to boot from CD'. Once the Windows screen comes up the mouse/keyboard works again. The motherboard is Abit KV-85 and I want to reinstall Windows after a bad virus attack.
Is there something in BIOS I have missed that will enable this USB mouse/keyboard to work?
 

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Hey everyone,

I've tried a few forums and received no help so I'm hoping I've found my place..

I have a Logitech G11 keyboard and a Logitech G5 mouse. Both are USB. They worked fine up until about 3 weeks ago. Both the mouse and keyboard work perfectly fine during BIOS. I can run the setup commands and all that jazz fine. However, once windows boots (I'm running on Windows 7 Home) neither work. The lights on both aren't on and there is no response.

I've thought about the possibility of it being the USB ports but it is not, the keyboard and mouse work fine in other PCs, it detects my external harddrive when I plug it in, and USB keyboards and mice are equally unresponsive once windows is booted. Any help would be greatly appreciated...

PS, if it is a driver problem, how am I supposed to get new drivers without a working mouse or keyboard? This is an aggravating problem because I've replaced every piece of hardware inside my case in the last 6 months except my video card, and some small problem like this always seems to keep my machine from working at all.
 

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hi

wonder if somebody could help me?

i have an acer 5315 which has been reverted back to windows xp pro
the problem is like a fool i was trying to delete a registry entry as my cd/dvd drive was playing up but i now have found out i have actually deleted the mouse and keyboard reg keys and when i start computer mouse is ok once windows actually starts up the keyboard ad mouse will not work tries using a usb mouse with no luck.
the last resort i tried to reinstall windows but once i insert disc i get an error invalid ini.file boot ini from c:/windows then the computer resumes to windows desktop and with same problems.

i can not use either keyboard or mouse and can not boot from installation cd i think from this i am in the brown stuff but i am hoping somebody else will have a solution to this i am not worried about anything thats on thr hard drive is there any other way to fix this

thanks in advance
 

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I have an HP desktop computer that i recently recived. The ps/2 mouse and keyboard are not working. I have uninstalled the mouse and keyboard drivers and restarted the computer. Once the computer loads up the mouse will work long enough to click on start and control panel. Then it will stop working.

I downloaded the drivers from the MB website and it will not let me install the drivers due to the drivers xp has is newer than those that i downloaded.

I uninstalled SP 3 to see if that was the problem and it still did not work. I reinstalled SP 2 and that did not help the problem either. I still cannot load the drivers from the manufactors website. When i try to uninstal the device and reboot windows the new driver is automaticly installed. The onoy other option i have not tried is formating the HDD and reinstalling windows. However that is not an option due to no money.

Any help would be awsome.

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Try booting into Safe Mode, Does that work? If you can get to Start/Run type SFC /scannow put the XP CD in and it will replace any missing files.
If that fails try a Repair Install

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i updated my mouse & keyboard drivers and then restarted my computer. now none of them works.
They work in BIOS but they don't work in safe mode or windows. so it is impossible for me to roll back my drivers.
I checked and usb ports & mouse and keyboard were enabled in BIOS.
I reset my BIOS by removing the battery & stuff. but it didn't solve my problem.
I unplogged my computer and then plugged it again. didn't solve my problem.
I tried restoring and repairing. (by F8) but it didn't work.
I tried using different keyboard and mouses. but they don't work either.
I tried using PS/2 but it doesn't work either.
PS: when i try to boot, sth comes up as deamon tools update. which is normal & has always been there. but do u think it may be related?!

my keyboard: Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2013

My mouse: Razer naga Moltencore mouse

my motherboard: AsRock

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Did you try "system restore" from advanced boot options? Or is F8 not working? What happens if you go back in time, so driver is rollbacked. Mouse and keyboard work in recovery environment?

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Hi

I have an e-machines 420 which initially seemed to have a power issue i.e. it wouldn't power on. After checking all power connectors internally the machine would boot. BUT the ps2 mouse and keyboard would not respond, and the capslock light would flash repeatedly. Also tried USB mouse and keyboard on all usb ports with the exact same result.

After a lot of research, it appeared it could be either the motherboard, so a new Asrock P4i65g was purchased and installed - but the problem remained. So more research, and a new power supply was installed ... but hte problem still remains.

Please help - this is my retired parents pc, we've spent 80 already and who knows how many hours trying to resove this problem.

Any advice gratefully recieved.

Lesley
 

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This pc is a dell ultra. The key board and mouse work on other computers so I know It is not that. I started up my computer this morning and neither the mouse or keyboard will do anything. I know i am getting power to the mouse because it is lightning up red on the bottom. Obviously the computer is unusable. How can i fix this?

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Hi and welcome to TSF do they work in the bios try tapping delete on booting or safe mode try tapping F8 on booting

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hi ok i have a dell optiplex gx280 that i am trying to fix the problem is the mouse and keyboard do not work.This dell pc only had usb ports and i believe the usb drivers are corrupt or that it has a nasty virus anyway the keyboard and mouse do not work at any point even at start up.

1,i can not go into the bios setup
2,i can not go into safe mode
3,i bought a pci ps/2 card but the ps/2 mouse and keyboard do not work.
4, i have removed the cmos battery but still nothing.
5, i can not start a windows repair disk as it does not boot from this and i can not change it due to no keyboard .
6, i created a windows xp recovery floppy but after the first floppy disk asks for disk 2 and then to press enter .... keyboard doesnt work so stops there.
7,i have tried every usb port and nothing. the usb keyboard and mouse does work tried on another pc.
8, i have also tried another hardrive but it doesn't pick it up says the hardrive is missing??

I think that is all what i have done and tried and before someone says i cant log in either as the mouse or keyboard does not work! so many people will miss this.

if anyone does no how to fix this problem please contact me message me etc i havent a clue what to try now. please dont send stupid answers thanks
 

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Yesterday I got on my computer everything is running fine. Today got on it for awhile and suddenly the USB keyboard and USB mouse lock up. I've tried restarting it and I can't get past the first screen. It says keyboard not present or something around those lines.

I plugged in a ps/2 keyboard and it works but my USB mouse will still not work. I've tried going into BIOS and making sure USB was enabled. Tried a system restore but for some reason it wont complete.

Went into safe mode and tried scanning it nothing came up but a couple tracking cookies.

Did a diagnostics through the f8 thing on start up.

Tested both the USB keyboard and mouse on another computer. They both work.

Also went into device manager and uninstalled all the USB stuff in there so it would reinstall on start up.

Nothing seems to work. Help would be appreciated!

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Hello andrewww. Welcome to the Forum.

Sounds like your USB ports are bad.

Of course, questions that came to my mind: New computer? Old? How long has it been running the OS? How long have the devices worked? I assume this is a desktop.
If you fill out your SYSTEM SPECS under your forum profile a lot of these questions would be answered and you would get better answers.

Have you tested other USB devices, like thumb drives, external drives?
Have you tested all of the USB ports?

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More or less as the title says.I've already tried every usb port.
Tried a Usb -> PS/2 adapter and that didn't work.
When the computer loads the keyboard seems to work, though when it reaches the password screen it somehow dies..
The mouse seems to work in the password screen and for about 30secs after the comp is loaded..then it dies...
I can now no longer get into my vista boot to change anything (unless there is a way to fix w/o mouse and keyboard)

Is there any possible fixes for this =D?

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Is this a desktop or laptop? Have you tried safe mode? Is this at home or office? The easiest fix I have found for this type of issue is using remote desktop to the pc and allowing the drivers to install.

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Hello, I dont know if im posting in the right area or if I should even post here with vista 32bit but im desperate to get this fixed. ok While I was trying to uninstall the drivers for my Zune I accidentally uninstalled my mouse and keyboard drivers as well. my USB mouse and keyboard work on startup but as soon as vista boots the mouse no longer recieves any power. I cant logon to any users because theres no way I can click on a user. to the best of my knowledge my Keyboard is also useless can someone please help me?

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I currently have a working install on a second harddrive in this computer. I was wondering if there was any way I can access the other windows install from this one and use it to fix the problem? I guess this also means that the problem is due to a driver because the mouse and keyboard work on the new install.

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I built a computer about 3 months ago and began having a temperature problem, I opened up the case and found that the plastic bkt on the motherboard that holds the heatsink down, had a broken tab... i took the motherboard out, took of the bkt, fixed it and put everything back together. My problem now is that when i boot up the computer, it will boot up to windows, but my mouse and keyboard are dead. Ive tried unplugging everything, just plugging one or the other in but no luck. Anybody have any suggestions?
 

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I need to reinstall vista after pc crashed after installing sp1. Keyboard lights up when i power on but then nothing. Its plugged in right after looking on the net i removed battery from motherboard and got msg saying ps/2 not connected but it is. I only need to press 1 button to reintall vista and its driving me mad haha any ideas please i have tried other keyboards.
 

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I have an eMachine 4262, and recently the keyboard and mouse started not working. I have purchased new ones and they don't work. I have tried the usb and the other kind as well. Please Help, I have info on this computer that I NEED!!!!!.
Thanks
 

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Before doing anything, I would pull the drive out and connect it to the system you are using now. Copy/backup anything you do not want to lose.

Next you posted you have tried both usb and ps2 and nothing works. Is that correct?

Does the computer notice if you plug in any other usb device?
 

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Hello,

I have a USB mouse and keyboard, and I have them in my PS/2 ports because my Windows 7 does not see them in the USB-ports.

I bought a wireless Mouse and Keyboard, and they can not be seen by my computer, and they can not be in the ps/2 port.
I have no idea why not, but it would be no problem if my computer could see USB-input devices.

I bought a Wacom Bamboo tablet a few months ago, and it also won't work on my windows 7.

They all work on my other HDD, so it is not a broken USB port.
All my other USB-devices (Stick, DVD-burner, USB chargers, External HDD, Etc.)
do work.
The only things that do not work are input devices like my mouse, keyboard and pen tablet.

I hope someone can help me.

Greetings,

Darknesspk89

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I don't if this will fix your problem. When I went to a wireless mouse and keyboard, they wouldn't work also. I found the problem to be is that the usb receiver on my tower wasn't able to pick up the signal. To fix the problem I plugged the receiver in a usb extension cord. This lets the mouse and keyboard to transmit the signal to the usb receiver. No obstructions between the computer and mouse/keyboard. Hope this solves your problem.

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The keyboard and mouse on my computer is not responding when XP loads. No keystroke will be processed, including stste canges like caps lock.

The keyboard will work when booting, and both devices will work when I boot linux on the same computer, so I believe it to be a software problem.

I can load "nt recovery console", but I do not know what drive or service I must reenable to get them working again.

Anyone else know?

I'm running a HP Pavilion m7571a.

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did you try another keyboard or mouse to see if the problem is with them. Also are they the ones that came with your hp? What about your clock in the bios, it is correct.

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Hi All,

I have recently been having issues with booting and drive letters and so on...
i have managed to resolve this issue, i think.

Becuase the OS was showing as being on the drive partition D:\ and data on C:\ I swapped this arround. after doing this i rebooted and found that the USB Keyboard does not work but the USB mouse does work.

I have tried to repair the windows installation but it then takes me to the complete installation stages and i cannot enter the product key because the keyboard is not working. have tried other keyboards that work in other computers.

this is a real strange one. any help would be greatly appreciated.

Many thanks

Matt
 

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