Caveat: After successfully booting (with a keyboard+mouse now enabled - yay!) it was necessary to re-enter the BIOS and select the boot sequence also seen in this thread eliminate the Dell DELL PC keyboard failure problem. My usb ports started failing some time ago, right about when I started getting the "keyboard failure" error. Was this page useful? have a peek at this web-site
Help BleepingComputer Defend Freedom of Speech Back to top #12 Robert Isbell Robert Isbell Banned 428 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:07:31 PM Posted 18 November 2007 - 10:25 PM one Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Computer Help forum About This ForumCNET's forum on computer help is the best source for finding the solutions to your computer problems. First thing I would do is change the battery (it looks like a flat watch battery).
sometimes it will take u to a different screen asking u which system to boot, if that screen pops up turn off your computer, turn back on do the F1 thing But maybe something on the motherboard is broken and none work any more.Kees Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Sorry by R. Charlie Charles 352,503 views 2:55 Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 USB keyboard/mouse not working. Does your PC have a PS/2 port for the keyboard?
That was after about an hour of freaking. The computer locked up and I did a hard restart. Stuck key Ensure that there are no stuck keys on the keyboard. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2273390/keyboard-failure-boot.html Keyboard Failure on boot.
Back to top #11 usasma usasma Still visually handicapped (avatar is memory developed by my Dad BSOD Kernel Dump Expert 22,728 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Southeastern CT, USA Local time:10:31 PM Keyboard Failure Windows 10 Uploaded on Sep 29, 2011it doesn't always work on your first try so if it doesn't work try again. DELL PC keyboard failure problem. The jumper is blue and will be connected to two of the three pins on the motherboard. -Remove the jumper block for a second (apparently this clears the memory?) then reconnect
Instead of booting up all the way to the login screen, it stops after the keyboard failure and then says it can't find my floppy disk. You can usually access the BIOS by pressing the DEL key during the POST. Keyboard Error On Boot Hp I didn't know that it needs a change. Keyboard Error Or No Keyboard Present Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Keyboard failuire on boot by ebrabec / April 7, 2008 4:26 AM PDT In reply to: Having followed advice, i think i
can try at the PC you took the other kybd. Keep it in the forums, so everyone benefitsBecome a BleepingComputer fan: Facebook and Twitter Back to top #5 adek adek Topic Starter Members 40 posts OFFLINE Local time:02:31 AM Posted by Kees_B Forum moderator / January 18, 2012 2:55 AM PST In reply to: re Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - re by imkaydo / January 18, 2012 Source Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.
If this is some Dell model with a PS/2 connection I may have to set the BIOS to ignore keyboard errors. 0211 Keyboard Error Paul's Hardware 850,306 views 10:21 A Keyboard Made Of Glass? - Duration: 3:53. One thing of note, a couple weeks ago I had a similar error during boot up: Keyboard Failure, Drive 0 not found: Serial ATA, SATA-0 Press F1 to continue or something
The machine doesn't have a floppy disk drive. DELL PC keyboard failure problem. All rights reserved. Laptop Keyboard Failure If so, try a PS/2-keyboard in stead of a USB keyboard.
I have yet to see if this message can be disabled in the BIOS. If you get that far, then its a little more serious.At that point you probably need to get some technical help or post more details about your hardware, model, operating system I am curious as to is there any idea of what may cause it? 06-21-2008, 02:07 AM #8 duckwg Registered Member Join Date: Jun 2008 Posts: 1 OS: have a peek here I didn't change the port that it was plugged into and Yes it is the proper on that it is supposed to be in!!
ne hint of what i shud do next? Both are USB devices and while the optical mouse is getting power, the num lock or caps lock lights on my keyboard won't turn on. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 18, 2012 2:52 AM PST In reply to: re If it's just that old Dell wants the keyboard in some specific USB port problem. The front USB ports can be disabled in the BIOS, but I have also covered them with tape so that the customer does not damaged the port again.
After trying the keyboard in every USB port, removing the battery, replacing the MB, substituting hard drives, RAM and the power supply with no luck, I was about to give up. In place of the "keyboard failure" error there is now a "front cable disconnected" error which you can bypass by hitting the F1 key.