Bad or missing keyboard definition file

  Bilbo 18:39 16 Nov 2004

I seem very good at volunteering to help my friends who's pcs tend to stop working when they dont bother to have anti-virus/spyware software etc.

The latest one wont even let me into windows to try and sort ir out.

I get the Win ME splash screen then a DOS message "Bad or missing keyboard definition file", then it just powers off. I cant start it in Safe Mode as it wont recognize any 'new' hardware.

Is this an error in Autoexec.bat or Config.sys and if so how would I go about correcting it?

Unfortunately I dont have ME master CD nor a startup floppy (although I do have Win98 and XP disks)

Any help greatly appreciated.

  wednesday 13 18:42 16 Nov 2004

i might be able to help you as i have an autoexec prob. see what i can do.

  wednesday 13 18:51 16 Nov 2004

If your a good volunteer, please help here: click here

  Bilbo 12:50 17 Nov 2004

Any Ideas?


  Smegs 12:57 17 Nov 2004

click here for the start up disk.

  wednesday 13 19:19 19 Nov 2004

try and browse a rescue disc

  wednesday 13 19:20 19 Nov 2004

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