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PC won't recognize keyboard.


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PrestonHurst

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Ok, I have a Gateway 933 Essentials that I had to buy a new keyboard for. I bought one of those cheap Dell keyboards for $15, but I can't use it to get into the BIOS.

Once the computer starts up, it works fine.

Any way around this?
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123Runner

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Was it a USB keyboard?
USB isn't recognised till the OS loads.
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Any way to get to it through windows?
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Nope.

need a standard keyboard.
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[bleep]. Serves me right for buying a USB keyboard.

LOL

Thanks for the help.
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If the BIOS has an option for "USB Keyboard Support", then use a standard PS/2 keyboard to go into BIOS, change it and then exit. You should then be able to use the USB keyboard in the BIOS, but this is not always the case.
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