My issue is that my computers mouse & keyboard will not work at all. I have tried other mouses & keyboards & they won't work on my system either. Dell technical support sent me a new windows XP disc & new Dell drivers CD. I put in the OS disk & nothing comes up on the screen, same with the drivers disc. Any ideas?
Another option is to press the appropriate key during the BIOS post. Right after you turn the computer on, when the BIOS post appears on the screen, press the Pause/Break key as necessary so you can read which key to use to boot directly from the CD/DVD drive without previously setting the BIOS for CD/DVD boot
If you don’t have keyboard use to access the BIOS, you may have to use a USB keyboard to complete the repairs or installation, read this: