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System came with Win ME and was upgraded to 2000 Pro, using a PS/2 keyboard. If rebooting the machine several times does not help, you can connect to it via RDP and manually initialize the USB mouse and keyboard in the Device Manager. Please note that we cannot individually respond to all comments. Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-2000/windows-2000-usb-keyboard-and-mouse-not-working.html

Sounds like you have yourself one corrupt install. BleepingComputer is being sued by Enigma Software because of a negative review of SpyHunter. We do read, analyze and work to improve our content, products and services based off the feedback we receive. I think that's it. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/235345-46-keyboard-works-bios-windows-2000-unless

I don't even see the little arrow as if the drivers never get loaded, so I don't think it is hanging the system. There's 2-3 pins on the motherboard near the coin battery and you short across two of them to reset the BIOS and then either leave the jumper on the original two Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? I had a similar situation, and after an hour of fiddling around on the web for an answer, i noticed that my USB keyboard was LOCKED...

E.g. It's OK, they know me here Local time:10:07 AM Posted 06 October 2008 - 11:52 PM Just a guess here. Answer This Ask For Clarification Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Install Mouse/Keyboard without control of Windows The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is Using the site is easy and fun.

Logged andyou Guest Thanks Re: Mouse and keyboard doesn't work in 2000 « Reply #11 on: November 24, 2004, 09:02:33 AM » Thanks everyone I resolved this by repairing windows 2000 I installed a new instance of Win 2000 on the other hard drive and it boots fine and the mouse and the keyboard work. The keyboard works during the POST. why not try these out Sign up for a new account or log in here: Forgot your password?

I have also run the hard drive on another computer and that didn't work also.I am going to run the drive as a slave on an XP computer to check for Please note that we cannot individually respond to all comments. Be advised... Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality.

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they work long enough to hit F8 and select safe mode but then they go away there too. http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=888378 Windows 98 was the first to support USB, so I'd think 2000 would as well, especially if you had a current level of maintenance, but you haven't given any hardware details It could also have come loose. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged

because of other devices waiting in the initialization queue.   Solution The easiest workaround is to reboot the machine several times to make Windows initialize all the necessary devices including USB Check This Out Thanks for reviewing and pondering my problem. The system has a VIA USB chip: VT82C586b running Windows 2000 Professional. Jul 25, 2005 #5 urbandragon TS Rookie Posts: 231 this is of course in theory....

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I have not tried the front USB ports, but can easily check if they are connected. or atleast it was undocumented in the M$ world..... andyou Guest Mouse and keyboard doesn't work in 2000 « on: November 23, 2004, 03:46:50 AM » Hi Can anyone help?I have just fitted a new motherboard gigabyte 7VM333m-RZ, AMD 2400+ Anything is worth a try...

Hi Bob,Thanks. Click here to Register a free account now! It has to detect the keyboard and then install the drivers for it, which it will do eventually. have a peek here Logged andyou Guest Re: Mouse and keyboard doesn't work in 2000 « Reply #6 on: November 23, 2004, 10:58:10 AM » I have tried two other mice and keyboards and also

for 1+3, enter 4. Michael D. See also Acronis Universal Restore. I have checked to see if there are additional filters in the registry for these devices, and there aren't.

I have found on computers that I work on (all my keyboards are USB except one) that using my keyboard has this effect but letting it sit for a few minutes for 1+3, enter 4. They are there at the boot menu when I can choose which instance to boot from and if I hit F8, they are still working at that point. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and

Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. you say it is locking up on the boot menu for this instance. A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.