My question is what was the problem and if it occurs next time how do I resolve this issue.
My USB input devices don't even work to get me into the BIOS, let alone install Windows.
How glad I am I kept my PS/2 keyboard! Now I keep PS/2 KB connected all the time, have put USB KB away.
Moreover, I bought a new PS/2 KB and put that away just in case one packs up.
Next time your in BIOS Setup, you could try setting legacy USB support to "enabled", although that didn't work for me. Don't forget to "save to CMOS and exit" (F10) when you change any BIOS settings.