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Old 09-25-2005, 06:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have just installed a new power supply in an intel 2ghz celeron
machine on an albatron pm266a board the machine would not boot . so i cleared the cmos and it booted straight away with the instruction to select F1 etc however it is not detecting the keyboard and despite several reboots no joy .I am going round incircles anybody got any idea's

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Old 09-25-2005, 07:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Is this your operating system not detecting your keyboard or is it not recognized at the BIOS screen either?.. or both?

You may have problems if you are using a USB keyboard, in which case give it a go with a regular keyboard to start with and see how you get on.

Also in your bios you may find there is an option relating to the use of USB keyboards, in which case set it accordingly

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Old 09-26-2005, 01:56 AM   #3 (permalink)
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the ps2 keyboard is not detected by the bios and as such I can't get into the bios to change any settings . The power supply I have replaced was subject to a mains power surge ,we think, strong enough to take out a surge protector could this have done any damage to the internal componets? Any Ideas?


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Old 09-26-2005, 07:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
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well try another keyboard, if that doesn't work then the power surge killed the controller on the motherboard. Happened to me once, but mine was from not using a static strap, bought one after that too.
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