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Mouse and keyboard doesnt work all of a sudden.


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karonita

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I have a computer, Seems to be older, hp but also says amd semperon. I have no model. Its windows xp pro. All of a sudden without any notice, the mouse and the keyboard stops working. Been searching the web and following many instructions to what seems to be a frequent problem with dell computers. I reset the cmos, i have unplugged the hard drive and replugged. Nothing. I can boot into the bios, usb stuff are all enabled I tried to do a xp pro repair, it gets to the point to where you hit r for repair and if you dont hit r fast enough, it shuts down instantly. Almost like evil working here to make sure i cant boot in. When i boot normally, it goes to the log in screen but without the mouse and keyboard use, cant log in. But i can use keyboard in f8 f9 and f10. I tried to do the command prompt to get to the system restore but seems there isnt any.Any help would be appreciated.
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Hi karonita
What type of keyboard and mouse are you using?
If you are using the USB (wireless) type try using the PS2 type, if you do not have or cannot
loan one you will need to get a USB to PS2 adapter as shown in the picture below.
Have you changed the boot sequence in the BIOS to CD drive first, the HDD second, saved the new
settings (F10) and then Y to accept the changes.
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I will try this afternoon. The boot sequence is cd first and hd 2nd. :)
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Ok, tried the adapters. now its saying cannot find windows/system32. can do a repair by putting in original operating system disc and pressing r at first screen. Now the windows splash screen doesnt even come up. When i hit r and get into repair deal. I hit 1
and it gives me C:/WINDOWS>. Not sure what to put there. Any ideas?
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Have you checked out the XP repair guide @ http://www.geekstogo...air-windows-xp/
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Have you checked out the XP repair guide @ http://www.geekstogo...air-windows-xp/


no but i will check.
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