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Hp a305w Pavilion No Mouse or Keyboard at first bootup

This computer will boot but the mouse and keyboard don't work.
I must pull the plug and put it back in and try again.
Than everything is fine and I have the mouse and keyboard working again.
This only happens at first cold boot, than after I got the mouse and keyboard working and I do a restart, everything works fime.
I found the BIOS 2032 battery low, I changed it but still have the same problem.
The computer works fine after second boot.

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  • Billpuzzeled Feb 22, 2008

    How do I go about resetting the mouse and keyboard to defaults?

    I don't see anything about the mouse or keyboard in the BIOS.

    The only place I see them in in the device drivers in the system folder, is that where I reset them to defaults??

  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2008

    I only have a dead mouse at first boot not a dead keyboard like I first mentioned.

    My mistake because I was trying to do an ALT CTL & DEL and it did not respond, but later on that keyboard started to work, so I am sorry for the misinformation.

    But I still have no mouse at first boot, so after unplugging and plugging the computer back in it booted fine with mouse.

    So than I went to system, device manager and uninstalled the mouse and rebooted.

    It "found new hardware? and all seemed okay, until I shut off the computer and did a bootup...no mouse!!!

    What do I have to do, reinstall XP again?

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I would reset your keyboard and mouse settings to default then shut down pc.. unplug components and wait for 3o secs and then try again.. if the problem persists, you may just have some loose connections especially if your pc is older..make sure there is enough slack for your mouse and keyboard wire to move around.. i know sometimes we can ruin them if we have then stretched to far out.. hope this helps.. d

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