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Old 12-30-2004, 04:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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my xp seems to be messed up and i want to do a clean install.
when i try to use the xp disc and it starts to boot up or i use win 95 boot disc, my keyboard won't work so i can hit any key. what am i doing wrong. i have done this before on other pc's.
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Old 12-30-2004, 05:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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what kind of keyboard? try a ps2 generic type if available
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i already did that and it still won't let me use it
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Old 12-30-2004, 07:12 PM   #4 (permalink)
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him, is it a compaq? I know on some workstations they keylock on boot, you'll know if it does this because the num, caps and scroll lock will flash one at a time. try to also swap with the other ps2 port.
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him, is it a compaq? I know on some workstations they keylock on boot, you'll know if it does this because the num, caps and scroll lock will flash one at a time. try to also swap with the other ps2 port.


i did get the ps keyboard to work and i did the fdisk, but i couldn't figure out how to get rid of all the partitions so now i have three and i don't know how, but at least i got xp loaded on to drive c, where e came from i don't know and d apparently i didn't get deleted, cause all that junk is still on there that i wanted off. what do i type in run to get my other partitions off? i'm so confused now i cant think.
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