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Windows 7: Can't boot my PC!

01 Jun 2009   #11
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by reghakr View Post
Madwand,

As post previously my several members, you should see and entry for Legacy USB support. This is what you want to enable.
Yep, it's Legacy USB setting. When he gets home and looks in the BIOS, this is going to be disabled. And when he enables it, all will work fine and then he could choose on that screen that pops up.

It's like setting up a dual boot, and realizing your keyboard doesn't work the first time you get the boot choice screen.

So, good luck Madwand. Tell us how it goes.


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01 Jun 2009   #12
Madwand

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

No, it's pretty much a super computer (I7)...other people have been using serial interchangeably with PS/2 and I just continued it. I meant PS/2.
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01 Jun 2009   #13
Azural

Windows 7 Build 7229 x64
 
 

You could create a bootable install of 7 on a flashdrive then set your BIOS to boot from a USB HDD. It won't prompt you to press a key to boot from that like it would with a disk...it just does it automatically.

Keep in mind that if you do this you will have to disconnect any other USB storage device or it won't work.
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01 Jun 2009   #14
Jverse

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

System resume was a feature in Vista, if your computer locked up for some reason it would save the data that you were working on for a system resume. From your OP it sounds like the PC didn't recognize the command of the custom key function on your keyboard and it locked. Trying to resume wouldn't work because the resume would see the keyboard as not working. I would try unplugging the power from the pc for 10 minutes so the system resume clears itself. Then plug your usb keyboard/mouse reader into a different port. If something happened on like an IRQ line then it would need to be moved. Hope this helps, just some added info from personal experiences. Also, I beleive a wired USB keyboard would suffice as well as a ps/2.

Thanks,
Jverse
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01 Jun 2009   #15
Madwand

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Well, that explains what the system resume was, that's good to know. I have tried killing the power to it, that didn't help. Maybe I didn't do it long enough. I have tried the wired USB keyboard on different USB posrts, that didn't work either.

I have a PS/2 keyboard I got from work, I will try that when I get home.

I take it from your explanation that I should NOT select the resume since all it's trying to do is resume a mistake.
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01 Jun 2009   #16
Jverse

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Madwand View Post
I take it from your explanation that I should NOT select the resume since all it's trying to do is resume a mistake.
That is correct, it wouldn't resume into that state anyway. But, I hope this helps. Goodluck to ya.

JV
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01 Jun 2009   #17
Madwand

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Solved!

Plugged in a PS/2 keyboard, booted, hit the ENTER key and voila! PC booted like there was no problem.
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01 Jun 2009   #18
Azural

Windows 7 Build 7229 x64
 
 

Good to hear.
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01 Jun 2009   #19
reghakr

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium
 
 

NICE,

glad you got it!
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01 Jun 2009   #20
Orbital Shark

 
 

Excellent news
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