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Keyboard works in BIOS, but not Windows.

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After extensively searching the internet for solutions and trying various 'fixes', I've decided to post my issue on here as the problem has beaten me.

So I booted my computer on the 19th of October and as I am halfway through typing my password into Windows, my keyboard stops 'working'. I check to see if its a hardware issue and plug it into my laptop. The keyboard is perfectly fine. So I reboot and try again noticing how the numlock turns off as Windows loads. 


I have tried uninstalling the keyboard drivers so that they would reinstall them, however this has made it so I now have no keyboard tab in the device manager now and no HID Keyboard driver. I have also tried fixing the problem in two different ways in regedit. One by adding the missing UpperFilters file and the other method was suggested by Windows online help which in short then also prevented my mouse working (was to delete a certain file), until I restored it in the F8 menu to a restore point.


Here is a snapshot of my computer (http://speccy.pirifo...Hf0tVSkCVHqamUW), which also doesn't show a keyboard.


I've probably missed somethings out and any help would be appreciated  :D  

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Does it perhaps work in Safe Mode with Networking?

(Reboot and when you see the maker's logo, hear a beep or it talks about F8, start tapping the F8 key slowly.  Keep tapping until the Safe Mode Menu appears and choose Safe Mode with Networking.  Login with your usual login.)



Have you tried SFC?


Start, All Programs, Accessories then right click on Command Prompt and Run as Administrator.  Then type (with an Enter after each line).

sfc  /scannow

(This will check your critical system files. Does this finish without complaint?  If it says it couldn't fix everything then:

Copy the next two lines:

findstr  /c:"[SR]"  \windows\logs\cbs\cbs.log  >  %UserProfile%\desktop\junk.txt
notepad %UserProfile%\desktop\junk.txt

Start, All Programs, Accessories, right click on Command Prompt and Run as Administrator, Continue.  Right click and Paste or Edit then Paste and the copied line should appear.
Hit Enter. Copy and paste the text from notepad or if it is too big, just attach the file.)



Since you seem to be able to get on somehow can you run Windows Repair All in One?



the portable download is a zip file so you have to save it then right click and Extract All Extract.  Then open the folder and right click on Repair_Windows and run as Admin.

They offer various canned checked options but


we only need the following checked:


Reset Registry Permissions
Reset File Permissions
Register System Files


before hitting Start.  Reboot when done.  See if it helps.


You can also try installing a newer version of the Intel Chipset software:




Or try  one from ASUS support

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