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Unread 14-09-2007, 09:40 AM   #1
Greg Hines
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XP Repair locking computer

Hi all,

I'm trying to transfer a HDD with a working copy of XP Prof. SP2 to a
different PC.

I've removed the HDD and installed it into the new PC, booted from the XP
CD. After the XP installation loads I selected Install (not repair), setup
then detects the existing copy of XP and then I select the repair option.
Setup copies all the necessary files.

After rebooting XP setup continues and I get to the CD Key Screen. At this
stage the mouse is working, but after I touch *any* key on the keyboard the
mouse stops working along with the keyboard. Hence I can go no further with
the install.

I'm using PS2 keyboard and mouse and have tried without the mouse plugged in
and with several other keyboards with the same result.

Any ideas appreciated.

TIA

Greg



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Unread 14-09-2007, 09:41 AM   #2
Jerry
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Re: XP Repair locking computer

I'd try a USB mouse and keyboard - just make sure you change the options in
the BIOS to reflect the change.

"Greg Hines" <ghines@aussiemail.com.au_NO_SPAM> wrote in message
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> Hi all,
>
> I'm trying to transfer a HDD with a working copy of XP Prof. SP2 to a
> different PC.
>
> I've removed the HDD and installed it into the new PC, booted from the XP
> CD. After the XP installation loads I selected Install (not repair),
> setup then detects the existing copy of XP and then I select the repair
> option. Setup copies all the necessary files.
>
> After rebooting XP setup continues and I get to the CD Key Screen. At
> this stage the mouse is working, but after I touch *any* key on the
> keyboard the mouse stops working along with the keyboard. Hence I can go
> no further with the install.
>
> I'm using PS2 keyboard and mouse and have tried without the mouse plugged
> in and with several other keyboards with the same result.
>
> Any ideas appreciated.
>
> TIA
>
> Greg
>



 
Unread 14-09-2007, 09:41 AM   #3
Greg Hines
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Re: XP Repair locking computer

Tried that, while the keyboard works before XP setup starts neither the
mouse nor the keyboard work in the setup GUI. I think the drivers have not
been loaded yet.

Greg


> I'd try a USB mouse and keyboard - just make sure you change the options
> in the BIOS to reflect the change.



 
Unread 14-09-2007, 09:41 AM   #4
Greg Hines
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Re: XP Repair locking computer

Sorry that's not correct. The USB mouse works in the GUI but the keyboard
not does.




"Greg Hines" <ghines@aussiemail.com.au_NO_SPAM> wrote in message
news:46e9b34e$0$14132$5a62ac22@per-qv1-newsreader-01.iinet.net.au...
> Tried that, while the keyboard works before XP setup starts neither the
> mouse nor the keyboard work in the setup GUI. I think the drivers have
> not been loaded yet.
>
> Greg
>
>
>> I'd try a USB mouse and keyboard - just make sure you change the options
>> in the BIOS to reflect the change.

>
>



 
Unread 14-09-2007, 09:41 AM   #5
Jerry
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Re: XP Repair locking computer

Should not be a driver issue - my mouse and keyboard are both USB and they
have always worked whenever I've installed or repair installed XP.

"Greg Hines" <ghines@aussiemail.com.au_NO_SPAM> wrote in message
news:46e9b34e$0$14132$5a62ac22@per-qv1-newsreader-01.iinet.net.au...
> Tried that, while the keyboard works before XP setup starts neither the
> mouse nor the keyboard work in the setup GUI. I think the drivers have
> not been loaded yet.
>
> Greg
>
>
>> I'd try a USB mouse and keyboard - just make sure you change the options
>> in the BIOS to reflect the change.

>
>



 
Unread 14-09-2007, 09:41 AM   #6
Greg Hines
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Re: XP Repair locking computer

OK, if it's not a driver issue and the USB Mouse works and the USB Keyboard
does not what can be the problem. I've tried every combination of USB and
PS2 Mouse/Keyboard and I cannot get any keyboard to work in the setup GUI.

Before the GUI the NumLock and Cap Lock lights on the keyboard work but
after the Drivers are installed in the Mini Setup the lights never work
along with the keyboard.

I've noticed if you remove the USB Keyboard and plug it back in the HDD LED
flashs as the kyeboard is plugged in which seems to suggest it "finds" the
keyboard, but it still refuses to work.

Any ideas appreciated.

Greg


"Jerry" <ChiefZekeNoSpam@MSN.com> wrote in message
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> Should not be a driver issue - my mouse and keyboard are both USB and they
> have always worked whenever I've installed or repair installed XP.
>
> "Greg Hines" <ghines@aussiemail.com.au_NO_SPAM> wrote in message
> news:46e9b34e$0$14132$5a62ac22@per-qv1-newsreader-01.iinet.net.au...
>> Tried that, while the keyboard works before XP setup starts neither the
>> mouse nor the keyboard work in the setup GUI. I think the drivers have
>> not been loaded yet.
>>
>> Greg
>>
>>
>>> I'd try a USB mouse and keyboard - just make sure you change the options
>>> in the BIOS to reflect the change.

>>
>>

>
>



 
Unread 14-09-2007, 09:09 PM   #7
Jerry
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Re: XP Repair locking computer

How many USB ports do you have? I'm assuming you've moved the mouse and/or
keyboard around?

Also, are the USB ports on the motherboard USB 1.1 or 2.0? And what are the
mouse/keyboard rated at - 1.1 or 2.0?

"Greg Hines" <ghines@aussiemail.com.au_NO_SPAM> wrote in message
news:46e9ffdd$0$14157$5a62ac22@per-qv1-newsreader-01.iinet.net.au...
> OK, if it's not a driver issue and the USB Mouse works and the USB
> Keyboard does not what can be the problem. I've tried every combination
> of USB and PS2 Mouse/Keyboard and I cannot get any keyboard to work in the
> setup GUI.
>
> Before the GUI the NumLock and Cap Lock lights on the keyboard work but
> after the Drivers are installed in the Mini Setup the lights never work
> along with the keyboard.
>
> I've noticed if you remove the USB Keyboard and plug it back in the HDD
> LED flashs as the kyeboard is plugged in which seems to suggest it "finds"
> the keyboard, but it still refuses to work.
>
> Any ideas appreciated.
>
> Greg
>
>
> "Jerry" <ChiefZekeNoSpam@MSN.com> wrote in message
> news:OYt3uon9HHA.464@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>> Should not be a driver issue - my mouse and keyboard are both USB and
>> they have always worked whenever I've installed or repair installed XP.
>>
>> "Greg Hines" <ghines@aussiemail.com.au_NO_SPAM> wrote in message
>> news:46e9b34e$0$14132$5a62ac22@per-qv1-newsreader-01.iinet.net.au...
>>> Tried that, while the keyboard works before XP setup starts neither the
>>> mouse nor the keyboard work in the setup GUI. I think the drivers have
>>> not been loaded yet.
>>>
>>> Greg
>>>
>>>
>>>> I'd try a USB mouse and keyboard - just make sure you change the
>>>> options in the BIOS to reflect the change.
>>>
>>>

>>
>>

>
>



 
Unread 16-09-2007, 11:00 PM   #8
Greg Hines
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Re: XP Repair locking computer

Have 4 1.1/2.0 USB Ports and the 1.1/2.0 Mice and Keyboards have been moved
between all the USB Ports.


"Jerry" <ChiefZekeNoSpam@MSN.com> wrote in message
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> How many USB ports do you have? I'm assuming you've moved the mouse and/or
> keyboard around?
>
> Also, are the USB ports on the motherboard USB 1.1 or 2.0? And what are
> the mouse/keyboard rated at - 1.1 or 2.0?
>
> "Greg Hines" <ghines@aussiemail.com.au_NO_SPAM> wrote in message
> news:46e9ffdd$0$14157$5a62ac22@per-qv1-newsreader-01.iinet.net.au...
>> OK, if it's not a driver issue and the USB Mouse works and the USB
>> Keyboard does not what can be the problem. I've tried every combination
>> of USB and PS2 Mouse/Keyboard and I cannot get any keyboard to work in
>> the setup GUI.
>>
>> Before the GUI the NumLock and Cap Lock lights on the keyboard work but
>> after the Drivers are installed in the Mini Setup the lights never work
>> along with the keyboard.
>>
>> I've noticed if you remove the USB Keyboard and plug it back in the HDD
>> LED flashs as the kyeboard is plugged in which seems to suggest it
>> "finds" the keyboard, but it still refuses to work.
>>
>> Any ideas appreciated.
>>
>> Greg
>>
>>
>> "Jerry" <ChiefZekeNoSpam@MSN.com> wrote in message
>> news:OYt3uon9HHA.464@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>>> Should not be a driver issue - my mouse and keyboard are both USB and
>>> they have always worked whenever I've installed or repair installed XP.
>>>
>>> "Greg Hines" <ghines@aussiemail.com.au_NO_SPAM> wrote in message
>>> news:46e9b34e$0$14132$5a62ac22@per-qv1-newsreader-01.iinet.net.au...
>>>> Tried that, while the keyboard works before XP setup starts neither the
>>>> mouse nor the keyboard work in the setup GUI. I think the drivers have
>>>> not been loaded yet.
>>>>
>>>> Greg
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> I'd try a USB mouse and keyboard - just make sure you change the
>>>>> options in the BIOS to reflect the change.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>

>>
>>

>
>



 
Unread 17-09-2007, 05:00 PM   #9
peter
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Re: XP Repair locking computer

wild shot..........check you BIOS for enabling legacy USB support for KB and
mouse
?????????????
peter
"Greg Hines" <ghines@aussiemail.com.au_NO_SPAM> wrote in message
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> Have 4 1.1/2.0 USB Ports and the 1.1/2.0 Mice and Keyboards have been
> moved between all the USB Ports.
>
>
> "Jerry" <ChiefZekeNoSpam@MSN.com> wrote in message
> news:OesWuLx9HHA.5316@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
>> How many USB ports do you have? I'm assuming you've moved the mouse
>> and/or keyboard around?
>>
>> Also, are the USB ports on the motherboard USB 1.1 or 2.0? And what are
>> the mouse/keyboard rated at - 1.1 or 2.0?
>>
>> "Greg Hines" <ghines@aussiemail.com.au_NO_SPAM> wrote in message
>> news:46e9ffdd$0$14157$5a62ac22@per-qv1-newsreader-01.iinet.net.au...
>>> OK, if it's not a driver issue and the USB Mouse works and the USB
>>> Keyboard does not what can be the problem. I've tried every combination
>>> of USB and PS2 Mouse/Keyboard and I cannot get any keyboard to work in
>>> the setup GUI.
>>>
>>> Before the GUI the NumLock and Cap Lock lights on the keyboard work but
>>> after the Drivers are installed in the Mini Setup the lights never work
>>> along with the keyboard.
>>>
>>> I've noticed if you remove the USB Keyboard and plug it back in the HDD
>>> LED flashs as the kyeboard is plugged in which seems to suggest it
>>> "finds" the keyboard, but it still refuses to work.
>>>
>>> Any ideas appreciated.
>>>
>>> Greg
>>>
>>>
>>> "Jerry" <ChiefZekeNoSpam@MSN.com> wrote in message
>>> news:OYt3uon9HHA.464@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>>>> Should not be a driver issue - my mouse and keyboard are both USB and
>>>> they have always worked whenever I've installed or repair installed XP.
>>>>
>>>> "Greg Hines" <ghines@aussiemail.com.au_NO_SPAM> wrote in message
>>>> news:46e9b34e$0$14132$5a62ac22@per-qv1-newsreader-01.iinet.net.au...
>>>>> Tried that, while the keyboard works before XP setup starts neither
>>>>> the mouse nor the keyboard work in the setup GUI. I think the drivers
>>>>> have not been loaded yet.
>>>>>
>>>>> Greg
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> I'd try a USB mouse and keyboard - just make sure you change the
>>>>>> options in the BIOS to reflect the change.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>

>>
>>

>
>


 
Unread 17-09-2007, 10:01 PM   #10
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Re: XP Repair locking computer

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"Greg Hines" <ghines@aussiemail.com.au_NO_SPAM> wrote in message
news:46e8cbec$0$14150$5a62ac22@per-qv1-newsreader-01.iinet.net.au...
> Hi all,
>
> I'm trying to transfer a HDD with a working copy of XP Prof. SP2 to a
> different PC.
>
> I've removed the HDD and installed it into the new PC, booted from the XP
> CD. After the XP installation loads I selected Install (not repair),
> setup then detects the existing copy of XP and then I select the repair
> option. Setup copies all the necessary files.
>
> After rebooting XP setup continues and I get to the CD Key Screen. At
> this stage the mouse is working, but after I touch *any* key on the
> keyboard the mouse stops working along with the keyboard. Hence I can go
> no further with the install.
>
> I'm using PS2 keyboard and mouse and have tried without the mouse plugged
> in and with several other keyboards with the same result.
>
> Any ideas appreciated.
>
> TIA
>
> Greg
>


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