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Can't get into BIOS to turn on keyboard function

Gigabyte Pentium 4 Titan Series GA-8ID533 1.1, AWARD BIOS. I was attempting to fix a problem and some how the keyboard function would not work after I changed some BIOS settings. So when I start up puter it repeated goes thru the post test and I can not stop it because keyboard does not work. Help...anybody? I can't even press Ecs key or any F keys. Frequency is 1.7GHz (100x17.0), memory size 128mb and I'm running Win XP Professional, 32. I don't have a rescue disc and don't know how to make one. I do have access to internet with my other puter...and it's running Win XP Professional...so if someone could help me I would greatly appreciate it.

Thanks Msjay160

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  • msjay160 Jan 26, 2009

    PS/2...I'm using the keyboard right now on this puter and works fine.

  • msjay160 Jan 27, 2009

    Hey, I didn't think of that. I have BIOS flash procedures and the User Manual GA-8ID533 for the motherboard. I'll try it and get back to you. Thanks

  • msjay160 Jan 27, 2009

    Oh yea I did the battery and then I bought a new lithum battery and no results. I know this problem is something I did. I really appreciate the help.

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    Azz May 11, 2010

    Hi, are you using a USB keyboard or a PS/2 keyboard?



    Are you certain its not the keyboard, have you tried another one?

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I would suggest either opening up your pc and reseting the bios, either by removing the the flat battery for a couple of mins, or if that doesn't work there may be a jumper or switch you can change that does this. I searched online but was unable to find any instructions for you.

You can either contact Gigabyte direct for instructions or try flashing your bios, both of which you can do from here:-

http://www.giga-byte.com/Support/Motherboard/BIOS_Model.aspx?ProductID=1398

Take note of the warnings when flashing the bios.


Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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    Azz Jan 27, 2009

    No worries, let me know how you get on.

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BIOS
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CPU/AGP/DIMM setting
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