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Old 07-10-2009, 04:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Old computers refuse to boot with usb mouse

Ive noticed that all older computers that I come into contact with (ones that have 98-2000 installed on them) refuse to boot with a usb mouse attached to them altho the mouse will work after boot. I enable legacy usb support in bios but they still will not boot. Im running 98 on one and 2k on the other. Any help is much appreciated.
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Default Re: Old computers refuse to boot with usb mouse

It's because they weren't built for USB devices. The reason it doesn't boot, I'm not sure. But I do know that you're better off using either a PS/2 mouse and keyboard, or using an adapter.
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They both have onboard usb port(s).
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I'm sorry. USB imput devices. Try adapters and they should work fine
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