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Windows 7 Keyboard Failure during boot

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December 2, 2011 2:39:06 PM

Suddenly my Windows 7 dell XPS says Keyboard Failure during boot sequence. I can't "strike the F2 key to continue or F2 to run the settup utility" because the keyboard isn't recognized.

I put in my windows system repair disk that I made few months ago, but still get the same error.

I swap out the keyboard for another but still get the same error.

Any help out there?

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a c 372 $ Windows 7
December 2, 2011 3:22:43 PM

Try resetting the BIOS, unplug the PC from power, remove the CMOS battery for about 15 seconds, see if that helped. Also try a different port if you are re-using the same one.
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December 2, 2011 3:56:08 PM

Unplugging the computer got me to System Startup. How simple but how effective. Thanks!
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December 8, 2011 11:06:29 PM

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a c 420 $ Windows 7
December 8, 2011 11:18:05 PM

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