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    Raph Quintos May 11, 2010

    are you using a usb keyboard? well if you do, try changing it to a ps2. it probably not recognizing your usb keyboard on bios setup.

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What type of connector have you got on your keyboard. Is it USB or the older PS/2 type (round 6 pin purple thing?)

USB keyboards can be problematic when working with the BIOS. It is usually possible to enable a setting in the BIOS setup pages to enable them to work but, as you've probably guessed!) you need a PS/2 type keyboard to allow you to make the changes in the first place!

The other option is to by a PS/2 to USB adaptor. They should be available from any good computer shop.

Hope this helps!

Posted on Jun 27, 2009

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