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Factory mouse and keyboard won't work on emachines desktop

Factory mouse and keyboard won't work, after power outage.

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I assume this is a wired keyboard and mouse, not USB. It is possible that the BIOS (controls the hardware) memory has gotten scrambled. On the motherboard is a 3-pin connector with a 2-pin block jumper, usually near the battery, that will reset the BIOS memory to the factory defaults. It should be marked "BIOS", "CLEAR", or "RESET".

Turn the COMPUTER OFF. Move the jumper on the 3 pin connector from the first 2 pins to the last 2 pins. After 5 seconds, move the jumper back to the original position. The BIOS should now be reset.

If you can't find the jumper, you can also remove the nickel-sized battery that powers the BIOS memory.

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When you say you pressed the connect buttons on both the keyboard and mouse, do you mean you pressed the connect button on the receiver, and then you pressed the connect buttons on the mouse and keyboard? If not, then that's what you have to do. The 30 seconds of blinking on the receiver is normal, as it gives you time to find and press the buttons on the mouse and keyboard.

I hope this helps, and good luck!

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Hello there:
ok first remove both the keyboard and mouse
and restart the computer and see if it says anything about no keyboard or mouse present if so this is good now just turn off the computer and install the mouse first and reboot and see if the mouse is able to work and than do the same for the keyboard. please try these first and please let me know how this goes, there is more that we can do if needed ok please dont forget to rate this for me
best regards mike
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If there is no display on the monitor, then your computer is not sending a video signal to the monitor.
This could be caused by a bad video card or some other hardware problem. I would open the case and disconnect all the devices (hard drive, CD, etc. Leave only the CPU, memory, and video connected. You could leave the keyboard and mouse connected too.
If your computer then starts, you can start to add devices (after turning the computer off) one at a time.
If this doesn't work, then you are looking at replacing the motherboard or just the video card if that is possible.

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2) The PS/2 port for your keyboard on your motherboard, isn't any good anymore.
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