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Keyboard and mouse not working

Everything on my desktop computer are connected properly, but I can't get the mouse or the keyboard to work. What may be wrong?

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Is your mouse and keyboard wireless?

If so your connection may not be set up right.

If your keyboard and mouse are wired with USB port plugs then you could have either a faulty cord or USB ports in your system. Try using the keyboards on another PC and see what happens. Also you cannot connect a keyboard and mouse after the system has booted into windows and expect it to work. Either way your system will think nothing is attached until you reboot. Try this out and see what happens.

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