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Then power up in a cold boot and try it. I checked the bios, no setting for legacy USB devices :\ My keyboard problem is found when trying to reinstall or repair the OS by booting from the XP CD. I have not tried this, so I cannot confirm if this alternative method might work Another thing I observed is that I had another Windows Driver prompt come up during another Just use them as Windows PS2 devices. this content

I got pretty busy but I want to post what worked for me so others in the same situation have a workaround solution*** OK, I figured out a solution that negates Just the Windows XP (home) installer where it doesn't.Anyone have a clue what might be causing this? Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Both were working fine just 2 seconds prior to that window coming up wanting me to click Yes/No to continue. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/10587-45-windows-mouse-keyboard-installation

Windows Xp Repair Install No Mouse Keyboard

Mining LTC #4 in the 20 Million SETI Club Top 4 Producer for BOINC Seti Many GHz of Seti Crunching Power! One day I did a hard reboot and then it froze on "Verifying DMI Pool Data" every startup after that. FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. Solved: No USB Mouse or Keyboard During XP Repair Install-Stuck On Files Needed Scree Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by mocks1, Jan 7, 2012.

peartreeNov 11, 2004, 7:56 PM Hmm. Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread Advanced Search 04-18-06,12:39 PM #1 eaglescouter View Profile View Forum Posts Frustrating Senior SETI Nut! How do you get around this little problem? and goes into trying to boot into my old Windows installation.

To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Notcalc (Calculate the wrong answer) Find 7 solutions more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback No mouse/keyboard when installing XP ? Check This Out peartreeNov 12, 2004, 2:24 AM Sorry.

OK, enough questions for now--I will help other posters on this great website while I wait for replies! This prevents me from responding to a command box thus the installation suspends. The system in question is about 6 months old. (Athlon64 3400+, 2x512 Corsair XMS 3200, Abit MAX3 mobo) Windows XP CD has SP1 already on it. Join Date Dec 2002 Location CA- Not far from the Allen SETI array Ultimately I needed to use a specific usb port for the keyboard and leave the mouse unplugged.

Usb Mouse And Keyboard Not Working Xp

Thread Status: Not open for further replies. http://superuser.com/questions/490532/can-i-boot-format-and-install-windows-xp-without-a-keyboard Note: Dell may charge for the disc.All Drivers and Downloads for your system can be found at http://support.dell.com/support/downloads.If you are considering an operating system reinstall, please Click Here for an alternative. Windows Xp Repair Install No Mouse Keyboard At the same time, I bought a new Microsoft USB wireless keyboard & mouse because my old PS/2 was shot. Keyboard Not Working Windows Xp Setup Yes, it works.

Look here for doing it using nLite. news It gets to the 'Press any key to Boot From CD' part... The adapter works fine under most situations however, it looks like Windows XP Professional Setup can't handle it. Reply With Quote 04-18-06,05:55 PM #7 eaglescouter View Profile View Forum Posts Frustrating Senior SETI Nut! Usb Keyboard Not Working Windows Xp

I will give these a try and post my results. If that doesn't work, then go back step by step until you reach the level that you were originally on when things were working. I realize this is kind of a late response, but I'm having the same issue, and I found a workaround.If you're losing USB devices during a repair, try hitting SHIFT+F10 when have a peek at these guys Number 18 Seti Classic Cruncher Member of the Phase Cooled 6Ghz Club [SG] Halo Custom Edition Clan Leader Reply With Quote 04-18-06,01:44 PM #4 redduc900 View Profile View Forum Posts Super

You may be able to save some of it on the second drive with a utility like GetDataBack for FAT (or NTFS). **** Never Assume ANYTHING Windows XP Pro reboot during install.

Welcome to OCF! Had a power surge take out the power supply & motherboard in an old machine. You can always locate a copy on another computer or search the Internet for the proper file and copy it to the folders listed above and then the Windows Repair Installation You didn't mention that! (I think).

If using either one or both USB keyboard and mouse, the respective BIOS setting(s) should be set to "BIOS", and not "OS". "Taking Your Posting to the Next Level" "Unofficial Posting mocks1, Feb 11, 2012 #12 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 Yes, it will be postable until archived. Join us to comment and to customize your site experience! check my blog Also you can use nLite (it's very easy to use) or tools like it.

Also "I don't install the software". OBP replied Feb 13, 2017 at 4:33 AM Broken Image on Site (Wix) Stefischer replied Feb 13, 2017 at 4:11 AM Email list dvk01 replied Feb 13, 2017 at 4:06 AM Click here to join today! The computer does not have any ps2 slots either.

In all seriousness, if its by way of magic alone that you do not need to set your bios to boot from the installation media it may be possible. All rights reserved.Terms of Use|Privacy Policy|EU Privacy Policy|Antitrust Policy Hosting and Cloud Web Hosting Talk HostingCon Web Host Industry Review Hosting Catalog Host Voice Data Centers Data Center Knowledge Data Center An oem might require buying a converter for the transmitter.Thats what needs supporting for cordless. is there any way I can bypass the 'Press any key to boot from CD' screen and have it go straight into the loading drivers part??

Does the Fairchild Metroliner have any unusual handling characteristics? Is it possible? If USB ports do not work or no drivers for USB load during Windows XP Repair Install then USB straight from USB Motherboard head connector might not work too. As of May 1, an ISP/EDU email is NO longer required to access the Classifieds.

Please help. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. I have an old Dell Optiplex GX280 that I need to install Windows XP on. I have a Windows XP MCE bootable CD and am booting from the CD drive.

I'm guessing that this is not a terribly new system, since it looks like it doesn't want to recognize USB devices before Windows and its drivers are in place. ****

The keyboard works fine in bios still and at boot but once xp starts neither the keyboard or mouse will work. Problem: System will not allow login using any passwords. Related Resources solved USB Mouse/Keyboard not working during installation (Pls Help) solved USB (mouse&keyboard) stop working during installation OS W7 Pro 64b solved Windows XP Installation - Stuck during blue screen No mouse/keyboard when installing XP ?