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keyboard and mouse problem

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by KEVIN L., Nov 11, 2001.

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  1. KEVIN L.

    KEVIN L. Thread Starter

    Nov 11, 2001
    What would cause the computer to show no keyboard or mouse?
    Even when I restarted the computer the same message returns. I have tried to switch the keyboard and the mouse and still have the same problem.
  2. mantisimo


    Jun 28, 2001
    ps2 port might be bad.
  3. barnyard


    Sep 26, 2001
    hi kevin
    Have the same problem......how do you check port? tried plugging into serial port.....still did not detect either of them....can not use the computer.........
  4. deuce


    May 26, 2001
    How many serials do you have? If you can't get the mouse and keyboard to work in the PS/2 it might be bad and a simple solution could be to use a serial mouse and keyboard... if you can afford to give up serials.. also IBM I think makes serial Y-spliters... but I haven't used them so I don't know how they work. (I don't exactly know... maybe there is another solution?) I usually advise against serial mice and keyboards, but it looks as if you might not have too many options. If you don't use serials, you might want to try it.
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