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Cannot use keyboard to enter bois

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November 10, 2010 6:38:49 AM

i have mecury motherboad, i made changes in bois to enable me use keyboard to formatt windows. after the installation all universal serial bus controllers are not working so I cannot use key board to enter bios to undo the changes. please help

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a b V Motherboard
November 10, 2010 6:55:22 AM

post your exact motherboard model number, it might help us more,
on an offchance though, do you also have old style ps2 connectors for mouse/keyboard?
possibly clearing your bios by removing the battery for half an hour may work also,
Moto
November 10, 2010 7:10:57 AM

mecury mother board

BIOS Build Date: Dec 11 2003

SMBIOS info:
Manufacturer : KOBIAN
Product Name : PS661FXM-L
Version : 1.2
Serial Number: 00000000
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a c 135 V Motherboard
November 10, 2010 8:16:57 AM

Did you clear the CMOS/Remove the battery as Motopsychojdn suggested?
a b V Motherboard
November 10, 2010 1:13:47 PM

Clearing the CMOS usually does the trick and restores your USB port to default.
Now, some boards by default turn off USB support when you clear the CMOS, it's a stupid way to do things, but my old DFI 3200CFX board did this(other than it was an awesome board). I keep an old cheap PS2 keyboard around for times like this, so I could get back into the BIOS and turn the friggin USB keyboard and mouse support back on after a BIOS reset.
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