Keyboard not working during install of windows me

  futurekid 12:58 19 Sep 2006
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hi,
yesterday i started to install windows me all worked great. However when it restarted it told me i needed to provide info so my computer could be identified on a network. At this point my keybord or mouse did not work. Why is this?

It is a usb keybord
My mate tells me to use a parallell one but i dont have one.
So will a ps2 connection keybord work

Thanks
Ben

  keef66 13:06 19 Sep 2006

I imagine he meant PS2. Borrow a ps2 keyboard and mouse and see if it works. That was the only way I could sort father in law's pc when it wouldn't respond to the usb inputs.

  zarobian 16:44 19 Sep 2006

USB Keyboards works only when you have installed the Windows.

As mentioned by keef66 you have to use PS2 Keyboard and mouse for installaton.

  ed-0 16:48 19 Sep 2006

" USB Keyboards works only when you have installed the Windows. "

No.

They will work to install windows, if the bios supports it and if the option is enabled in the bios.

  zarobian 17:45 20 Sep 2006

Thanks for correctng me but not every bois supports it. So the best bit would be PS2. I have myself gone through this problem at a time.


Z

  ed-0 14:56 21 Sep 2006

" Thanks for correctng me but not every bois supports it. "

Which I mentioned


" if the bios supports it and if the option is enabled in the bios. "

the statement of

" USB Keyboards works only when you have installed the Windows. "

could put some people off useing them.

  zarobian 16:43 21 Sep 2006

True

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