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Keyboard and Mouse stopped working

Both the keyboard and mouse quit working at the same time. I have a emachine T5086 model. They both worked fine, we plugged in another usb for a GPS, received an error and then they both quit working.

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  • smudgee2 Jan 17, 2009

    The keyboard is not, it is the one that came with the computer. But the mouse is a Microsoft wireless.

  • smudgee2 Jan 17, 2009

    WHOOHOOO...FIXED THE PROBLEM.

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Are the Mouse and keyboard Wireless??

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

  • Peter Conway Jan 17, 2009

    If so then you may need to press the connect buttons.

    These are sometimes under the baterry cover and there is also a button on the receiver.



    Press receiver one first, then keep press the keyboard until it connects, then the same with the mouse.



    If you still have no connection.



    Swith off your PC, unplug the power then while unplugged press and hold the PC power button for 10 secs



    Restart an try the connection solutions above again

  • Peter Conway Jan 17, 2009

    Excellent, please confirm which part worked



    and thanks for using FixYa

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http://www.ascendtech.us/emachines-kb-0705-ps-2-keyboard-black_i_kbdemkb0705bps2.aspx

Things I see here.
1) The second Keyboard you plugged wasn't any good either.

2) The PS/2 port for your keyboard on your motherboard, isn't any good anymore.
Computer off, plug it into the Mouse PS/2 port, and use a USB mouse.
BIOS will reset the I/O address for that PS/2 port, and set it for the Keyboard, when the computer is turned back on.

You may have to;
A) Turn the computer off
B) Unplug from power.

C) Press the Power On button in, and hold it in for a count of 10 seconds. Let go of the Power On button. Do this same procedure two more times.

What you are doing is draining residual power, clearing CMOS Error Codes, and resetting BIOS back to the factory default settings.

Keyboard plugged in, USB mouse plugged in, plug the computer back into power. WAIT 1 minute, turn the computer on.

Still no?
Motherboard replacement.

You didn't unplug the old Keyboard, WITH the computer on, and plug the new Keyboard in, did you? It isn't a hot-swap device. The computer must be off when unplugging a mouse, or keyboard.

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ok first remove both the keyboard and mouse
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