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Keyboard and now monitor work when they want to

While playing a game my keyboard suddenly froze, not letting me type anything. Now if i restart my computer it might work from anywhere from 1min - 5minutes, then it freezes up again. Also when i restart now, i have to restart several times because my monitor wont turn on.So the monitor works when it wants to and keyboard works fora couple minutes, computer is less then a year old. Any clue on what it could be?Also...below, not sure which keyboard just tried 2 ps/2 keyboards and same problem.

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  • dill16 Feb 14, 2009

    its windows vista 32bit, was playing "12sky", been playing it for months, was never a problem before.

  • dill16 Feb 14, 2009

    I tryed using the ram the pc originally came with ( i upgraded about 3months ago to 2gb). Still not working, now my monitor wont even turn on, the pc lights turn on ..the hdd kicks up the dvd drive opens and closes and the keyboard even lights up,but not the monitor.When the monitor WAS turning on..the keyboard would cut off after about 5minutes of use. the lights would stay on but no text or numbers worked.ive tryed cleaning it out, dust etc, replacing ram, 3 diff keyboards including a usb one. searched online for quite a few hours and now im just stuck :(

  • dill16 Feb 14, 2009

    note: the monitor not turning on isnt because of my switching ram just now, it wont turn on now even with the ram ive had in for a while. :(

  • dill16 Feb 14, 2009

    sorry ive also ran a registry cleaner/virus and malwarescans,to no avail, the game was yes playen on vista. Its vista 32bit , i have 2x1gb ram, i have plenty of space on my hdd as well.

  • dill16 Feb 14, 2009 not sure which fixed it, but i booted up with no ram and got a lonnnngggg beep, then i tried one ram and also removed the watch battery looking thing on my motherboard and then put it back in., now it boots up fine, put both my ram in and my old keyboard, everything is back to normal. I thought i could vote for you both :(, thank you, i reall appreciate all the help

  • DEKR
    DEKR May 11, 2010

    what os

    and what game were you trying



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In add/remove
uninstall any programs you no longer need
then do a disk defrag and see if that helps
The game was always played on vista
let me know

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    DEKR Feb 14, 2009


    glad you got it working

    if you have any other problems let me know

    just remeber to uninstall any programs you no longer use if you have'nt already done so.

    please don't forget to rate

  • DEKR
    DEKR Feb 14, 2009

    thanks fo the rating

    that battery is called cmos


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Its not problem with key board.
your RAM has become weak to start normal windows
get your RAM replaced
pls rate me
thank you

Posted on Feb 14, 2009


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