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Author Topic: Keyboard not being recognized, cannot enter password to start up computer  (Read 1303 times)

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    • Experience: Beginner
    • OS: Unknown
    my old keyboard died >:(. and i could not unlock my computer. i went and bought a new plug & play keyboard and thought that would fix the issue :) however the computer will not recognize the new keyboard unless i am in set up mode.  :( i tried to disable the password but was unsuccessful. so now im dumbfounded on what to do. can someone please help me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ??? ??? ???



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    • Experience: Expert
    • OS: Windows XP

    If your bios has a setting for usb legacy support try enabling that or the only other way is to start the computer with a PS2 keyboard with your usb connected and after windows boots the usb keyboard will be installed and work.