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Windows 7: Razer Lycosa Keyboard has slowed computer dramatically


23 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Razer Lycosa Keyboard has slowed computer dramatically

Hi all,

I bought the Razer Lycosa tonight and plugged it in looking forward to using it but upon loading the computer my bios has gone so slow i see each letter as if it's being typed out and cannot load windows.

I have plugged in another keyboard and managed to open my BIOS (blue menu bit).

I'm not technical really I just liked the look of the keyboard. I think it's a software related issue?

Above all I need my computer back working but has anyone come across this before?

I noticed I had some windows updates recently and also read a similar thread of which I can no longer find on this web site.

I'm using windows 7 64 bit home premium.

Can anyone help me anything will be much appreciated.

Thanks


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24 Dec 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 X64 (Windows 10, 8.1, Linux Mint, Windows XP and others in VM)
 
 

Does your computer boot right with another keyboard plugged in, instead of the Razor? If you would, would you please fill in you complete system specs. click the 'my ststem specs' at the bottom of your post and click update system specs. It would help to know what hardware you have. I might suggest you update your bios to the latest version also. A keyboard should not affect you bios or posting.
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25 Dec 2011   #3

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I have updated the best I can, I cannot remember the exact model of the motherboard but it's definitely an NVIDIA nforce N something.

I tried swapping the keyboard and it's still just as slow.

How do I go about updating the BIOS?

Thanks for your help
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25 Dec 2011   #4
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 X64 (Windows 10, 8.1, Linux Mint, Windows XP and others in VM)
 
 

First, updating the bios wrong can bork the whole board. Second, you will have to go to the manufacturers website of the board you have, find your exact board and download the latest bios. There should be instructions there or in your manual (which you can download from there also) which will tell you how to update bios. The procedure is manufacturer specific. If you have not done so, there should be updated drivers for you board also. But, a keyboard should not do that to your computer. I just bought a Logitech G510, plugged it in and booted normally without installing any drivers. If updating drivers does not help, I would consider RMAing the keyboard.
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25 Dec 2011   #5

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Oh sorry, I meant I updated the system spec for you.

I'm not home for a few days but I will check out the manual and get the bios updated and then give you an updated.


Just to keep you updated I've been getting the following screens

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Pheonix -award BIOS v6, 00PG
Copyright (c) 1984-2003, Pheonix technologies, LTD

(6A61IY02) Release number 7B1N1P07
NVIDIA BIOS Processor: Intel (R) Core (TM)2 Quad CPU 2.67GHz (333x8.0) , 4 CPU(s)
Memory Testing: 4193280k OK
CPU Brand Name: Intel (R) Core (TM)2 Quad CPU Q9450 @ 2.66 GHz
C1E BIOS Supported
EM64T CPU

SLI-Ready Memory Detected - Disable
Memory Clock is: 800 MHz Tcl:5 Trcd:5 Trp:5 Tras:15 (2T Timing) 128 bit
FSB clock is: 1333 MHz
IDE Channel 0 Master : None
IDE Channel 0 Slave : None
SATA 1 (A0) : HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GH20NS15 IL00
SATA 2 (A1) : None
SATA 3 (B0) : ST3500320AS
SATA 5 (B1) : ST3500320AS
SATA 6 (C0) : ST3500320AS
SATA 4 (C1) : None

Floppy Disk(s) fail (40)


Press F1 to continue, DEL to enter SETUP
07/11/2008-132-CK-NF78-6A61IY02C-00

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SATA Channel 3 . Master Disk : LRG,ATA 133, 500GB
SATA Channel 4 . Master Disk : LRG,ATA 133, 500GB
SATA Channel 5 . Master Disk : LRG,ATA 133, 500GB

PCI device listing ...
Bus No. Device No. Func No. Vendor/Device Class Device class IRQ

0 0 3 10DE 03A9 0500 Memory Controller NA
0 0 4 10DE 03AB 0500 Memory Controller NA
0 2 1 10DE 03BC 0500 Memory Controller NA
0 9 0 10DE 0369 0500 Memory Controller NA
0 10 1 10DE 0368 0C05 SMBus Cntrlr NA
0 11 0 10DE 036C 0C03 USB 1.0/1.1 OHCI Cntrlr 11
0 11 1 10DE 036D 0C03 USB 2.0 EHCI Cntrlr 10
0 13 0 10DE 036E 0101 IDE Cntrlr 14
0 14 0 10DE 037F 0101 IDE Cntrlr 10
0 14 1 10DE 037F 0101 IDE Cntrlr 11

0 14 2 10DE 037F 0101 IDE Cntrlr 11
0 15 1 10DE 0371 0403 Multimedia Device 10
3 0 1 10DE 05E2 0300 Display Cntrlr 11
5 7 0 104C 8023 0C00 Serial Bus Cntrlr 11
5 9 0 168C 0013 0200 Network Cntrlr 10
ACPI Controller 9

Verifying DMI Pool Data ............................. Update Success

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Warning! Now system is in Safe Mode.
Please reset CPU Memory Frequency in the CMOS SETUP.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Thanks again
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25 Dec 2011   #6
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 X64 (Windows 10, 8.1, Linux Mint, Windows XP and others in VM)
 
 

Do you get the same message with another keyboard? The last line indicates a mempry problem. If you are having the same problems, I would start by running memtest86. Here is a tutorial about how to run the test.
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26 Dec 2011   #7

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Okay I downloaded it and installed it to a blank flash drive but I'm having trouble getting into CMOS setup to change the boot order for this to work, the system is to slow to recognise the key strokes maybe?

I will keep trying and let you know if I have any success.

Thanks again
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26 Dec 2011   #8

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Okay I am in the BIOS and I want to boot it from a USB.

I'm assuming it's under removable device in advanced BIOS features, it's set to boot from removable device first but the only option I have in there is floppy disk. I don't have a floppy disc, it was set that way as default and didn't run the program on the USB when I initially reset.

Am I doing something wrong?

Thanks
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