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Old 09-30-2006, 07:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So my friends computer randomly crashed, when booting back up he gets an error that says "keyboard error or no keyboard present," and wont continue booting up. The keyboard works on another machine, and other keyboards wont work on his, same error. What is a possible culprit of this error? its impossible to do anything on the computer because no keyboard to go into safemode or anywhere else.
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Old 09-30-2006, 08:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If the keyboard is USB, find a PS/2 keyboard and try it, or vice versa. If it's USB I would tell you to try another USB device and see if it works, but since you can't boot that isn't much use. My best guess is either a fried USB or PS/2 controller depending on what you're using
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Old 09-30-2006, 08:32 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yea we tried differnt usb ports, and ps/2 port, nothing worked.
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