using the mouse in the recovery console

  rickilambert 18:16 24 Nov 2007

hey peeps, im trying to restore a system using the rdovery concel (tapping f9 on bootup takes me directly in to it) however, when i get in there i cannit move tghe mouse (i h vae 2, a wirelss and a normall , both dont work)

to get it to work can i change anything in the bios to make the driver load first or something?


  X™ 18:19 24 Nov 2007

Are they both USB? They will need to be connected via a green Mouse connector.

  rickilambert 18:20 24 Nov 2007

nioe, one is a green connector and one a wirless

  bremner 18:20 24 Nov 2007

The Recovery Console is a command line tool, so why would you want the mouse?

  rickilambert 18:23 24 Nov 2007

becuase i have 2 options, system restore, and recovery programme, both are radio buttons,

i need to select the radio button and push next on the recovery programme, i cant use tab on the keyboard eiter

  bremner 18:27 24 Nov 2007

I am confused as to how you are accessing the recovery console.
Take a look at this from Microsoft click here

I think you may be talking about a manufacturers Recover to factory utliity.

  rickilambert 18:30 24 Nov 2007

yeh sorry its actual namre is the "packard bell recovery programme" anyways, ive managed to egt the keyboard and tab working :p, ive chosen the destructive recovery, this will delete all user data! is this what i wanted lol! what i wanted to do was restore the system back to how it was when it was brand spanking new!!!!

hipefully ive done the right thing lol

  bremner 18:33 24 Nov 2007

If you have either backed up data you wanted to keep or you have no data you want to keep then you have made the right choice.

  rickilambert 18:38 24 Nov 2007

thanks for the help peeps


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