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Keyboard problems when booting up

I run Windows XP home edition with a SP2 Logitech keyboard. 50% of the time I have no problems but 50% of the time when I boot up my computer the keyboard does not respond at all and I have to reboot sometimes twice before it works. There are no problems with the actual keyboard as this is a new one and I have the same problems. Can anyone help please ?

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  • Chrismart Mar 08, 2008

    Hi Mike, Thanks for this help. I have checked the device manager - no exclamation marks and it states keyboard working properly. Also gone through the update the driver process - all ok. Will check the bios config. and then restart. I'll let you know if it works. Thanks

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Hi,
i can advise you with this.
it may help if you disable the original keyboard, as you may have a device conflict between the 2. you can do this from within windows.
ensure your drivers are correctly installed, for the keyboard, and the motherboard. Go into My Computer/ Control Panel/System/Device Manager And see if you have any yellow exclamation Marks. this will determine that the Device is functioning correctly. And if not you can update the driver or find the conflicting device.
Finally ensure this is the first keyboard that the computer sees, adjustment in the bios configuration.
Mike @ Compurepair.

Posted on Mar 08, 2008

  • Mike Waldron Mar 08, 2008

    Hi,

    Youre welcome chris.

    I hope one of these solutions work for you.

    The keyboard is all part of the computers bios setup.

    it,s configuration consists of locating several hardware devices, before it will launch the systems os.

    your computer is probably seeing, the keyboard as being present and already setup with no faults.

    Mike @ Compurepair.

  • Mike Waldron Mar 09, 2008

    Hi,

    Chris just one more question, Did you rate this post.

    It,s been rated, but not by yourself i don,t think.



    Many Thanks Mike @ compurepair.


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