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My unit will operate in safe mode but in regular mode the mouse and keyboard seem to go inoperative almost immediately it uses xp

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Please attempt to let the unit run only on A/C Power adapter power without the battery. If it works in normal mode on the A/C power adapter only, then we can assume that the battery is faulty.

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Use wired mouse and keyboard (not wireless) and change the USB port you are using to another one.

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If no joy reboot in safe mode: turn on your computer and immediately press F8 repeatedly until you get the Advanced Boot screen. Select "SAFE MODE" and press ENTER. After that, restart in normal mode.

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