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Windows 7: USB faults

05 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
USB faults

Seems that after a certain period of time, my USB keyboard drivers decide to spaz out and lock my keyboard up out of the blue. disabling and unplugging it, then plugging back in wont work, and so far only a complete restart will save me. I dunno what the hell is wrong with it. This is the second time I've had to reinstall the OS, the first bout of issues was having to reinstall video card drivers with each shut down or restart.


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06 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 x64
 
 

I've had similar issues with a home-built PC and it turns out it was because the mobo wasn't all that great and it suffered from heating issues. Sounds to me like you may be a victim of the same issue - could you post some specs so that I can see what you're working with? Mobo, CPU, memory, Gfx, PSU etc would be good. Also the approximate age of the system would be good to know.

Thanks!
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06 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

it's all in my profile, and it's a brand new PC, maybe a month or so old. Cooling is not an issue, it runs fairly cold with what I've got in it. The mobo came recommended from a few friends, and got decent reviews, so again, not worried about that.
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06 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Well you say your having trouble with your keyboard yet you only listed it in your specs as USB keyboard. So a little more information on the keyboard would be nice. And if it came wot a driver Cd and what Os the Cd is for. this Will all help in trying to diagnose the problem Thanks. Fabe
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06 Feb 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Dell L100 USB keyboard. But. It happens with both my PS2 keyboard and the USB one. No driver CD, as 7 seems to hunt down drivers on it's own.
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06 Feb 2010   #6
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Click on the link to diagnose and repair your USB port or device
Tips for solving problems with USB devices
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06 Feb 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

If it were just a USB issue, I imagine that might help more, but it's both a USB and PS2 keyboard issue.
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06 Feb 2010   #8

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Have you checked in your BIOS for settings that might have to do with your keyboard?

I know this is not a solution, but it may give you a good idea.
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07 Feb 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

It's all set to factory defaults. No wake on keyboard, nothing.
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