Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?
Found the solution to my own problem. Apparently, taking out the battery,
pressing the power button for a few seconds, and replacing it will reset the
motherboard, and it works fine now. I finally saw this in the Dell knowlege
base, but I thought I'd post now for others who, like me, don't know the
right place to go to find an answer.
> The integrated keyboard (PS/2) on my Inspiron 2650 notebook stopped working
> in the middle of normal operation. The power and standby keys work, along
> with the mouse, but no standard keys respond, even on powerup. XP says its
> working fine. Any suggestions?