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Keyboard not found

The keyboard got unplugged. When I reconnected it and rebooted, I got the keyboard not found message. I did this several times. I plugged in a different keyboard and got the same message. My computer requires a password to unlock it. Any suggestions? Will a wireless keyboard work?

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  • prb0308 Jun 04, 2009

    I double checked that and the mouse is connected to the correct connector. It works just fine. I disconnected the printer, reconnected it, and rebooted numerous times and got the same message - keyboard not found.

  • prb0308 Jun 04, 2009

    sorry, I meant keyboard, not printer

  • prb0308 Jun 04, 2009

    This is a ps/2 keyboard.



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Is it a ps/2 or a USB keyboard? If its a USB keyboard it may be that the drivers won't load until you actually log into windows. Only fix is to boot with a ps/2 keyboard.

If its a ps/2 keyboard then you are probably plugging it into the mouse port. doublecheck your locations.

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