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My first guess would be to try another PS/2 mouse and/or keyboard with the computer turned off. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. It is the best computer I have ever used. I can use processor, RAM, hard drive and DVD drive. Source

If your hard drive is failing, that COULD cause the mouse and keyboard to not work in the operating system, but you haven't mentioned anything that would indicate you might have Turning on and off makes no difference. Has an option box on the bottom of the warning to either Allow or Block Attack which directs me to another pop up from Security Protection. About Bright Hub Contact Us Advertise With Us RSS Site Map Terms of Use Privacy Policy Copyright Policy ©2012-2016 Bright Hub Inc. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19140919

Address Line Short!An error in the address decoding circuitry in the memory has occurred.Reseat the memory modules. If you load drivers from the web, brand name system builders and mboard makers often DO NOT have the main chipset drivers listed in the downloads for your model - in If you have two or more memory modules installed, remove the modules, reinstall one module, and then restart the computer. if you overdrive that computer, you can cause the system board to fail.

  • If i press F8 upon startup I get a screen that says keyboard failure and primary drive not found.
  • Also check the PS2 connections are firm.
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  • To eliminate the possibility of a faulty memory connector, remove all memory modules, reinstall one memory module (if the computer supports a single module), and then restart the computer.

But now my battery just wont get Problem with trying to configure Lenovo LXH-EMS-10ZA Mouse on Dell Inspiron E1505 Will a Celeron E3200 work in a Dell Dimension 2400? Couldn't sign you in, please try again. Ok so heres a step by step way on how to fix the "KeyBoard Failure" now this will only work for Dells running XP! Not necessarily.

Generally speaking, Windows will automatically re-install basic drivers like for keyboards, mice, and video cards, etc, so once it gets back to the desktop, try it out and see if you solved Drivers won't work Dell Inspiron 7520 (Intel HD 4000/AMD Radeon 76xxM) My r9 290 Wont work in my Dell inspiron 3847 Can't find your answer ? The computer is in a normal operating condition after POST.None. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f25/solved-mouse-and-keyboard-stopped-working-162929.html TechSpot is a registered trademark.

I removed the motherboard so that I could replace the brass mounting that would not allow the screw to be fully tightened. Open up your case and examine the mboard to see if you have bad capacitors, and/or other findable signs of mboard damage .What to look for, mboard symptoms, example pictures:http://www.badcaps.net/pages.php?vid=5Home page It's a Dell Dimension 2400 (I think), WinXP, about 640-768MB RAM, 60 GB hard drive which is about full, and I think it's about 2GHz Celeron processor. You can even boot from the Knoppix CD/DVD without your hard drive being connected.

I did this (as advised) so that I could earth the case and clip my anti-static wrist band the the case. http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-xp/in-login-windowmouse-and-kleyboard-dont-work/197365.html I can buy a case (including psu) and ASRock socket 478 motherboard for about half the cost of new Dell motherboard. I wore an anti-static wrist band at all times. Check the interface cable at both ends.

Keyboard and Mouse Not Working! this contact form It said it could not execute due to W32Blaster/Worm and a scan would start, alerting me to upgrade my security because a malicious file was found. See the info at the link in response 6That includes this info...Sometimes malware prevents you from executing *.exe files, or certain *.exe files that the malware maker knows the file name Thanks in advance john albrich Apr 06, 2008, 07:25am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List Edited: Apr 06, 2008, 09:26am EDT >>Re:

Still, anything is worth a shot if it's easy enough! Can someone help please? PS/2 connected devices are NOT "hot pluggable" - they should be plugged in ONLY when the computer is NOT running, otherwise the circuits of the PS/2 port can be damaged. http://elliottwaveresearch.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-2400-speakers-not-working.html So, you may not be able to immediately fix the problem, re-power up and expect it to work.

I changed batteries, still no luck. Loading... Working...

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The EULA for an "Academic Edition" from one university will likely be different from an AE EULA from another university. I've only seen that happen once, when there was nothing wrong with the hard drive. I've tried numerous times to start up windows, in different modes. Jun 17, 2010 #4 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies.

When the computer starts normally, the lights flash. The lights can be yellow or green. It may work for others im not sure.Ok so first come first.Step #1. Check This Out I have restarted the computer many times hitting F8 and or F12 following other posts on here and the keyboard is functioning, but once I get to the login screen nothing

DMA ErrorDMA 1 ErrorDMA 2 ErrorError in the DMA controller on the system board.The keyboard or system board may need to be replaced. Up next keyboard failure on boot fix - Duration: 4:16. If all fails even with a known good mouse etc, it looks like usb time! 06-17-2007, 11:35 PM #3 lbb87 Registered Member Join Date: Jun 2007 Posts: 6 CombatArmsPivot 57,757 views 2:29 Help!

Other than that, I have no idea what to do. I will try switching out mouse and keyboard when I get home. Only issue is it is running very very slow. If that doesn't work maybe try booting into Safe Mode.

With a few upgrades, it works pretty well, but one thing keeps popping up above all else -- keyboard troubles. I left the cable connected to earth the case and attach my antistatic wrist band to the case. slide 3 of 5 Refresh/Reinstall the Drivers In order to make things that plug into your computer work properly, we have things called "Drivers", which do their best at "driving" the Rating is available when the video has been rented.

Did you try a USB keyboard yet? LaptopHPzd8000 115,693 views 1:44 Windows XP Formatting and Clean Installation - Duration: 15:23. This includes failed memory sticks, CPUs, disk-drives, or motherboards that were "just working yesterday". Basically the computer won't boot last the dell logo scr hi, i bought this new battery for dell inspiron and it was working fine untill few days back.

Sign in to add this video to a playlist. This is a tutorial on how to fix it! they would not recognize any new hardware, but still recognized things that had already been installed, and would work them just fine. Jun 16, 2010 #2 joytime360 Banned Posts: 57 you can have a try raybay's advice ,hope it can help you out Jun 16, 2010 #3 jinscriba TS Rookie Topic Starter

However, just to keep charges from continually building up and to reduce the risks, quality ESD protection will have a bleeder resistor connection to "earth", usually via the ESD mat. (BTW, And if you have canned air, blow out the socket... I did notice that one of the HID's in the Device Manager has no driver.