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Saitek keyboard lightsupwhewindow booting then shuts down ive tried other usb portd still wontwork

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Try reloading the drivers not sure if it'll help but its worth a shot.

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My Dell Precision 360 PC does not recognize HDDs.

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usb or ps2 keyboard ? might need to be enabled in BIOS

If you want to use a USB keyboard to access Windows command prompt options, make changes in the BIOS (Basic Input/Output System), or to operate legacy operating systems, you must enable support for the device inside the BIOS.

Shut down the computer and disconnect the USB keyboard. Connect a PS/2 keyboard to the PS/2 connector port on the rear of the computer. Turn on the computer and press the "Delete" key several times as soon as you see the initial boot or company logo screen. Wait for the main BIOS setup screen to appear. Press the right or left arrow keys to move the cursor to the "Advanced" or "Advanced Settings" menu option. Press the "Enter" key. Move the cursor to the "Integrated Peripherals" or "Peripheral Configuration" menu option. Press the "Enter" key. Press the down-arrow key to navigate to the "USB Controllers" option. Press the "+" or "-" key to change the menu option to "Enabled." Move the cursor to the "USB Legacy Support" or "USB Legacy Function" field. Press the "+" key repeatedly until the value option changes to "Enabled." Press the "F10" key to save changes to the BIOS settings and exit the setup utility. Wait until the computer begins to restart and then press the power button and hold it for approximately four or five seconds. The computer shuts down completely. Unplug the PS/2 keyboard from the computer and set it aside. Reconnect the USB keyboard restart the computer. As soon as you see the initial boot screen, tap the "Delete" key several times and wait for the BIOS setup screen to appear. If you are able to access the BIOS setup screen with the USB keyboard, USB support is active in the BIOS.

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Wont start can see picture tho

One or more drivers may be currupt.
Try booting in safe mode and see if it completes booting, if so go to device manager and look if there is a yellow asstrick or red question mark at any device, if so the driver needs to be reinstalled and the device needs to be enabled.
Shut down and try botting normally, if you still are unable to boot normally, disconnect all usb devices connected to the computer, with the exception of the keyboard and mouse, and see if it boots up normally.
I hope this helps.
Good luck and have a pleasent day.

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Came home tonight and the monitor was quivering. tried to shut the pc down and it wouldn't. Had to press the button on the front of the PC to shut down. Tried to restart and there is no activity on the...

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You didn't specify if this was a USB keyboard or not. Power everything down and unplug the power cords.

Check that the keyboard is properly plugged in. If it IS a USB keyboard you can try a different USB port. Plug in and power up.

If that doesn't work try a different keyboard. You might need a new one.

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Sounds like intermittent keyboard failure. If it is the old style keyboard connector (small round jack), shut down, remove it completely, and then plug it back in. If it is a USB keyboard, you are probably having USB keyboard support problems. Try moving the keyboard to a different USB port - usually the ones closest to the parallel port or network jack that are sure to be on the motherboard itself.

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