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Windows 7: Keyboard isn't working in Boot Menu (even reformatted)

04 Jul 2013   #11
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

That's a new one for me.
I wonder: if the problem lies on the motherboard, why would buying a new keyboard solve it?


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24 Apr 2014   #12
juice619

windows 7 home premium 32bit
 
 
easy fix

I had the same problem my keyboard worked in bios setup [DEL] but not in boot menu [F12] easy fix,
1. enter bios setup (for me pressed [DEL]) yours maybe [esc] or [F2]
2. check the menu and select (for me it is) INTERGRATED PERIPHERALS, for you it maybe something similar.
3. go down the menu and check for USB KEYBOARD SUPPORT, make sure it says [ENABLED] if not change it.
4. then save and exit

now it all works in boot menu, and I can now boot from cd,
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21 Sep 2014   #13
bswan

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 
easy fix works!!!

The information provided by juice619 was very helpful. I could not understand why the keyboard would work with the same motherboard in a recent build and not my build.

GIGABYTE F2A78M-D3H
So juice619 steps were translated to Peripherals / Port 60/64 Emulation: Disable (Enables I/O Port 60h/64h emulation support. This should be enabled for the complete USB keyboard legancy support for non-USB aware OSes.

I had it enabled therefor no keyboard use in boot loader. Windows 7 Pro 64 bit is USB aware.

Many thanks!

bswan
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