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Xp startup disables keyboard

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  • Connection
  • Keyboards
  • Windows XP
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September 24, 2010 12:24:26 PM

Hello,
I am using a Linksys switch box to share the mouse, keyboard, and monitor on 2 computers. The problem is when I have the switchbox on the XP Station, the boot up disables the keyboard. I have to disconnect the main keyboard cable from the back of the switchbox to get it to unlock. Sooner or later the connection is going to wear out. Any suggestions?

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September 24, 2010 5:39:05 PM

get a new box
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September 24, 2010 11:40:29 PM

Are you switching to the other computer while waiting for the XP one to boot? If so, then that could be why it's losing the keyboard.
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