My keyboard wont work on my desktop Tags: Desktops Keyboards Windows XP Last response: February 22, 2010 7:09 AM in Windows XP Share liljohnson54 February 21, 2010 9:43:11 PM Hello, my keyboard was working fine last night and this morning....nothing. when i unplug and plug back in, the light on the keyboard will flash for a second and go back out again, but that is all. More about : keyboard wont work desktop Anonymous February 21, 2010 9:47:12 PM Did you unplug/plug with the computer running? If it's a PS2 keyboard, that's a good way to short out the PS/2 port. Try turning your computer, check the keyboard connection (make sure there are no bent pins) and turn it back on. Ijack February 22, 2010 5:32:34 AM Try anotherkeyboard. As Grumpy said, switch off before plugging/unplugging it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer gothicfighter February 22, 2010 7:09:10 AM If it's a USB keyboard just unplug it and don't use it for a few days(frankly it worked for me) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumDesktop Shortcuts and keyboard don't work ForumNo Signal Input; Keyboard won\'t work ForumKeyboard and Mouse won't work at Vista login screen ForumKeyboard and mouse won't work in XP Forumusb keyboard wont work until windopw boots ForumKeyboard works, but won't type ForumWireless keyboard shift keys wont work ? ForumKeyboard /Mouse (Any usb device) won't work on PC ForumMouse & keyboard only work in startup! ForumHome built Desktop won't post after working for a year ForumI can\'t get the mouse or the keyboard to work on My pc. It was okay when I tur ForumAll desktop icons have paint logo and won't work . ForumComputer won't recognize keyboard or mouse ForumProblems with vista desktop computer keyboard and mouse ForumIt won't boot with the wireless keyboard /mouse plugged in ForumRemote Desktop wont work when server PC is woken up by Sch.. ForumMy hp a1712n keyboard work in bios ForumKeyboard wont work after boot ForumHELP!!! Please with Windows XP ForumDESKTOP More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !