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. m 0 l Ijack February 22, 2010 5:32:34 AM Try anotherkeyboard. As Grumpy said, switch off before plugging/unplugging it. m 0 l 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) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedI accidentally uninstalled Amd catalyst on my computer and now my mouse and keyboard won't work so I can't do anything on my c Forum SolvedAMD Catalyst 14.6 bluescreened, now mouse and keyboard won't work after BIOS Forum SolvedKeyboard and mouse won't work after booting windows 7 Forum SolvedMouse and Keyboard work in Bios, wont work in Windows Forum Solvedmy sapphire r7 260x videocard wont work on my gateway dx438og desktop Forum SolvedWon't pass BIOS on Boot up and the keyboard doesn't work Forum SolvedMouse and Keyboard work in Bios, wont work in Windows Forum SolvedMy desktop won't turn on...on the weekdays when I come back from work it turns on till 6:00 o clock but on the weekends it tur Forum Computer wont go past black screen w/ blinking underscore NEED HELP! keyboard doesn't work Forum SolvedMy keyboard won't work with my motherboard! Forum Numbers wont work on my CMStorm keyboard Forum SolvedNew Wireless Keyboard works on Windows 7 laptop, but not Windows 7 Desktop! Forum keyboard still won't work Forum Mechanical keyboard USB ports won't work Forum Keyboard won't work Forum SolvedFirst time building a desktop, first time booting without OS, cannot go to BIOS, and keyboard is not working Forum mouse and keyboard wont work on windows 7 log in Forum Keyboard won't work past the initial boot Forum USB wont let keyboard work Forum SolvedFirst Time Installing Wireless on Desktop. Wont Work Plz Help!!! Pics Included. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !