Keyboard drivers not found on XP startup

By DannyEllson
Oct 24, 2011
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  1. I'm trying to run my dell desktop but whenever windows beings to boot up i get an error message that says keyboard drivers not found press f2 for setup but my keyboard won't work. Any suggestions?
  2. humblechap

    humblechap Newcomer, in training Posts: 37

    Simple. Get a new keyboard. If your PC supports a PS/2 keyboard then use that. Or make sure that USB is enabled in the BIOS. Difficult to enter the BIOS if your keyboard doesnt work. Clear the CMOS directly on the motherboard. Check your manual for instructions. Easiest way is the power off PC, unplug the kettle load then take the side off the case. Next locate the watch battery and carfefully remove it. Wait 10 seconds then press and hold the power on button for 30 seconds. Put the battery back in and power up the PC again and hopefully USB will work and you will have control over the keyboard.


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