Apparently, the OEM version of WinXP shipped with Acer machines has additional drivers for the battery, and if those can't load, some of the other hardware drivers also fail to load. Reports: · Posted 3 years ago Top Jafo Posts: 23 This post has been reported. Thanks. DriverUpdateSoftware 561,316 views 4:24 HP Laptop Won't Start/Boot - Duration: 3:07. http://pixelzs.com/keyboard-not/keyboard-not-working-during-windows-xp-install.html
Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect Loading... Golfing Flower of Life How do I make an alien technology feel alien? These are restore points. I've installed XP on numerous Dell Optiplex GX280's and it recognizes most USB keyboards and Mice, if the mouse doesn't work during install just use the TAB key to highlight the http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/10587-45-windows-mouse-keyboard-installation
if it does, look in Device Manager to see what is under "Keyboards" __________________ Rich 10-24-2007, 10:56 PM #3 DominicanZero Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2007 Location: Dominican It's a long story, so unless anyone's interested in the knowledge I gained from it (which was so unlikely, I don't really know if anyone would be interested) I'm not going Sign in 118 Loading... Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top TheBeard Posts: 107 This post has been reported.
Code ladder, Robbers How would you say "to scold" in a less formal way? Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top TheBeard Posts: 107 This post has been reported. Does the keyboard work in the BIOS? share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply carlhancock, Apr 7, 2006 carlhancock thread starter macrumors newbie Joined: Apr 7, 2006 #3 Kizuel said: Yes, I
USB is however enabled. Loading... thanks Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top marks100 Posts: 4507 This post has been reported. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f108/solved-laptop-keyboard-not-wkg-in-windows-xp-190085.html Acer's recovery utility DVD (created when I first used the laptop) allows both the keyboard and the touchpad to work fine, since I used both when I did a factory restore
but once windows boots up and gets to the logon screen, they freeze up and are useless. I tried attaching a USB keyboard to see if that would work, but it didn't. GO OUT AND VOTE Do you want me? Apparently, the OEM version of WinXP shipped with Acer machines has additional drivers for the battery, and if those can't load, some of the other hardware drivers also fail to load.
I have a completely unbelievable story as to what I did to be able to restore my laptop, all because the damn keyboard stopped working. http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/keyboard-not-working-during-xp-install.192334/ hehe, that is high up on the possibilities list Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top TheBeard Posts: 107 This post has been reported. Windows Xp Repair Install No Mouse Keyboard I have an old Dell Optiplex GX280 that I need to install Windows XP on. Keyboard Not Working Windows Xp I started pressing all the keyboard keys one at a time, and lo, and behold!
And all options for USB and keyboard are enabled in the BIOS ? check my blog share|improve this answer edited Apr 26 '14 at 9:38 Louis 9,9472476142 answered May 15 '12 at 15:47 Steve 111 add a comment| protected by Community♦ Jul 24 '12 at 15:23 Thank Regards! « Acer Aspire 7540-1284 | My G72GX Laptop Freezing up » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search this Thread Advanced Search Posting Rules You may not post This is likely a keyboard mapping issue on this particular motherboard (this keyboard works fine on other computers), but maybe this will help someone who has a similar problem. Keyboard Not Working Windows Xp Setup
The story i have been given was that nobody touched this particular computer over the weekend, but on monday when the user came back, the usb mouse and keyboard aren't recognized drmutt1369 1,188,718 views 2:41 How to fix or troubleshoot a blank or black screen not powering up issues laptop - Duration: 12:33. Will the keyboard work in Safe Mode? http://pixelzs.com/keyboard-not/keyboard-not-working-during-ubuntu-install.html Privacy / DMCA contact / Affiliate and FTC Disclosure Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD Skip navigation UploadSign inSearch Loading...
But i figured out a way for it to work, try messing around with the settings in the countroll pannel for they key board and mouse, i turned all the fancey FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. I have an HP laptop with XP MCE running.
Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the Now to spend the next three or four days restoring everything to how it was before the complete factory restore... ;_; 11-04-2007, 11:28 AM #9 Niner31 Registered Member Of course you do! What the hell is going on?
Both the keyboard and touchpad are working fine, because booting to safe mode proves this, as I am able to perfectly use both like that. 3. Apparently, the OEM version of WinXP shipped with Acer machines has additional drivers for the battery, and if those can't load, some of the other hardware drivers also fail to load. B&S engine runs great for 10 min... have a peek at these guys i can't find an adapter either.PC is running Windows XP Pro SP3.
Start the computer normally Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top Topic Closed This topic has been closed to new replies. of course i forgot my linux flash drive at home today. Hmm, I dunno then...I had to try installing 3 times, and everytime the keyboard didn't work until I started the installation without my mouse plugged in. This was with an Acer 1640z and you really don't want to know the time and trouble I went to in failing to get the built-in keyboard and mousepad working.
It's all down to the USB settings in the BIOS. No, create an account now. Acer really do use cheap crappy parts. 06-06-2009, 04:04 PM #15 BobCrabtree Registered Member Join Date: Jun 2009 Posts: 1 OS: XP Pro 32-bit Late, I know, but thanks , i found one share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply VoodooDaddy, May 23, 2006 VoodooDaddy macrumors 65816 Joined: May 14, 2003 #12
Any other ideas? I get to the screen where you need to press ENTER to continue and nothing happens. B share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply VoodooDaddy, May 23, 2006 VoodooDaddy macrumors 65816 Joined: May 14, 2003 #14 ^ thanks, seems pretty Basically, nothing happens when I press any key on the keyboard.
I have an Acer Aspire 3003WLCI laptop running Windows XP Home SP2. Quote: Originally Posted by DominicanZero I have found the cause of our problem, Niner31 -- believe it or not, OUR BATTERIES ARE Bad. help?