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Mouse and Keyboard wont work after booting system?

After having the monitor balck for most of the morning I just restarted the system now the mouse or keyboard wont work any ideas?

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First thing I would try is System Restore.

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And go back to a date before this morning. This should take care of your problem most of the time.

Now when you say the monitor was black... do you mean because of the screen saver/power settings turned it black? Or did it go out on its own? If on its own, sounds like it might be overheating. See if it works once cold.

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