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Re: usb keyboard not support windowsxp
You using a USB connection wtih a USB cable from Logitech? And, did you keyboard come with a USB to PS2 adapter plug.
Because you would have to use this adapter and then install the Logitech software, once that is done you can shut down and use the USB connector from that point onwards unless you would just feel more comfortable with the PS2 connector.
Otherwise you will need to borrow or use a PS2 keyboard boot up into Windows, install the logitech software, shut down and then try attaching your USB keyboard and you should be fine after that.
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Gigabyte motherboards boot to BIOS setup by pressing 'del' at startup. if this doesn't work, it may mean that the boot-time usb support for keyboards isn't activated, which means your usb-keyboard only works when windows is loaded. if you have a usb-keyboard, you can get around this by attaching a PS-2 keyboard or putting a PS-2 adapter between your keyboard and the pc.
I love using Gigabyte boards in my own Home Theater PCs, so I run across this problem sometimes when I'm setting them up for the first time with a USB keyboard.
Pretty sure the problem you're having is the same--the BIOS isn't set to 'recognize' USB keyboards by default, so try the following:
Turn it off, and connect an older PS/2 style connecting KB to it;
Turn it back on, enter the BIOS, and find the settings page with 'USB Keyboard' in it;
Change that setting to BIOS rather than SYSTEM, so next time you boot, it will 'see' your USB KB. Plug in your USB KB before rebooting, then save the settings and reboot the PC again.
You can leave the old PS/2 KB plugged in to make sure you can change things, but try your USB keyboard out as well. You should be able to control BIOS settings upon reboot.
Hopefully this was all you needed. If it persists, be aware that some Gigabyte mobos have had BIOS issues galore (eBay is full of Gigabyte BIOS chips).
I would first test your motherboard to see if it could do this. Most motherboards nowadays automatically detect USB keyboards and mice, and allow them to be used in the BIOS.
If this isn't the case, I would update your bios with newer firmware. Boot up the computer, check the Gigabyte website for these updates, and apply them (hopefully the computer will let you continue if it can't find the keyboard) After they are applied, the computer should be able to boot from USB.
Those are my two suggestions, but they are assuming you are lucky. If neither solution works, you may need to buy another motherboard, or see if you can clean the PS/2 ports with a can of compressed air, just in case it's a dust or dirt-based blockage preventing you from using them.
Hope this helps....
I assume you are talking about mouse/keyboard usb devices. If you are then you should check your bios settings to see if keyboard/mouse usb is Enabled.
To get into bios, restart your computer and the DEL key (if you can't get your keyboard working at all you may need to switch to a ps/2 connection keyboard in order to enable it first).
Worst case scenario is that you need a new motherboard as the ports may have died.