USB keyboard & boot menu

By sol1109
Jan 31, 2009
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  1. I am trying to set the boot menu to boot from CD so I can resetup the OS and HD partition but the USB keyboard will not move the highlighted selection. I have tried two different keyboards.
  2. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] I'm a TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 4,317   +117

    What keyboard are you using, and is it a USB or analog?
  3. sol1109

    sol1109 TechSpot Member Topic Starter Posts: 91

    Thank you for your response hellokitty[hk]

    I have resolved my problem. I was initially using a wireless setup that communicated via a USB receiver and then switched to a wired USB keyboard and PS2 port mouse. The problem turned out to be in the BIOS. I activated legacy USB support for the keyboard and then I was able to use the arrow keys to make my pre OS boot selection.
  4. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] I'm a TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 4,317   +117

    WOW, you just solved my issue for me...thank you :D.
  5. sol1109

    sol1109 TechSpot Member Topic Starter Posts: 91

    Great, it's nice to help someone else for a change.
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