Hi Greerings from Melbourne, Australia! Came across this forum through a Google search and thought I'd post my question here. I just bought myself a 2nd hand HP Vectra computer, *apparently* with Windows removed. However, when I turn the computer on, the windows 98 page is displayed and the system just freezes ie. whatever key I pressed, there was no response. What I proceeded to do was to use my Windows 98 Startup disk to boot the machine by pressing <DEL> when the system is starting up. At this time, I noticed the keyboard lights flashes and the 'A:>' prompt is eventually displayed at the end of the startup phase. The keyboard does not respond though after this time. I have checked the keyboard ( Diamond Touch brand) against my other computer and it worked fine. I've also used the keyboard from my other PC on this computer I'd just purchased to no avail. Being non-technical, any advice towards possible causes of the keyboard error would be much appreciated so that I can proceed with installing Windows 2000 on the computer. Thanks.