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Keyboard stops working

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by andrewhimsel, Jul 8, 2005.

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  1. andrewhimsel

    andrewhimsel Thread Starter

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    Every time I try to install Windows XP from the CD onto my friend's computer, I get to the blue screen where you're able to format/partition the hard drive and then his keyboard stops working. I don't know how to get around this because I can't continue the installation w/o the use of the keyboard. Unfortunatly, he has Windows ME on his computer right now so this issue needs to be resolved! :( Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Old Rich

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    If the keyboard is USB, replace it with a PS/2 for the installation . . same with the mouse
     
  3. andrewhimsel

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    It's a PS/2 connection, both. (n)
     
  4. Old Rich

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    Hmmm . . can you try a different keyboard?
     
  5. andrewhimsel

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    We already tried a different keyboard and it didn't help. :confused:
     
  6. timothye

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    try a usb keyboard .. or get the adaptor for the ps port connector to USB ..
    maybe =?
    cheers
     
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