Advertisements:




No Keyboard Input Available


There is a user who started having problems this morning. The machine is 1 week old, loaded with windows 7 ultimate 64bit. The keyboard is dead, the only thing i'm able to do is turn the f-lock on and off nothing else responds. I tried plugging in another usb keyboard and then a ps-2 keyboard and neither work. When i was finally able to use the on screen keyboard to login i found in device manager there was an error 19 for the keyboard saying that driver information in the registry had become corrupt so the device couldn't be started.

So i look that up and find that deleting the upperfilter in the registry was suggested. So i deleted the upperfilter and rebooted and still no keyboard. I can use the keyboard in the bios and to select safe mode or normal mode but once windows starts the keyboard is dead. I've also noticed that everytime i reboot along with the usb keyboard and mouse a ps-2 keyboard and mouse is installed in the device manager with exclamation marks. I've restored to earlier times when everything worked and still no keyboard. Any ideas?


View Full Post With 2 Replies

Related Forum Messages:

Please Follow Index to Quick Jump to the Message.


Garbled Text Input From Keyboard

When typing on my keyboard my input is sometimes garbled or rearranged. Running 64-bit windows 7 ultimate. Problem appears occasionally. Goes away when computer is restarted. Might go for weeks without a problem.computer is on during the day and off each night. When the problem occurs i can plug in a different keyboard and the problem continues. When the problem occurs, i can input successfully if i use the "on-screen keyboard" application.

The garbled characters appear in the same sequence as the key order on a qwerty keyboard. In other words, for example, i might try to type "green" and the characters may appear as "asdfg" or "xcvbn" or any other 5 characters that are sequential on a qwerty keyboard, including numeric keypad. Shift key works properly.


Posted On: 2010-04-29 . View Related Posts . . View 8 Replies .

Input Language Keyboard Properties

I have windows 7 ultimate and have added korean through windows update. I have also added korean as an input language but when i display the properties of the keyboard it shows the us english layout. When i switch between them the language bar shows korean but sill puts english characters on the screen. I have tried removing the input languages and uninstalling the language pack and reinstalling it. I believe the problem is with the properties of the korean keyboard properties. How do i fix this?

Posted On: 2010-01-01 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Keyboard Input - Audio Output Timing Lag

I have a new dell vistro 1720 running windows 7 pro, 3 gb of memory. I've installed microsoft's virtual pc and am running a xp virtual pc because of a legacy app our business requires. It's all running great except for a timing skip/lag in the keyboard input and audio output. I don't mind the audio skips but a one or two second delay in displaying what i'm typing is bothersome. I've increased the amount of allocated memory to the virtual pc and reset the process priority to high with no discernible difference. Any ideas?

Posted On: 2009-11-17 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Usb Microphone Input Is Overpowered By Input Device

I connected a behringer "u-phono uf0202" audio interface usb device on a toshiba qosmio x505 computer. The device takes analog signals from tape recorders and inputs digital signals to the usb port. The device is automatically identified and drivers installed - no software from the manufacturer, just microsoft drivers.microsoft drivers treat it like a usb microphone and the behringer audio interface way overpowers the input. The level setting has to be set at 2 or 3 to keep the level indicators from maxing out. Do i need to force a different driver for this device that has more output than a microphone? If so how do you get the driver installed on the right usb port every time you plug in the device?

Posted On: 2010-03-16 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Input Language

I have windows 7 ultimate and have added korean through windows update. I have also added korean as an input language but when i display the properties of the keyboard it shows the us english layout. When i switch between them the language bar shows korean but sill puts english characters on the screen. I have tried removing the input languages and uninstalling the language pack and reinstalling it. I believe the problem is with the properties of the korean keyboard properties. How do i fix this?

Posted On: 2010-01-01 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Input Language For All Users

Is there a way to make the language toolbar stick for all users? In xp, if you turned on the language toolbar, it was on for all users. I can't seem to figure out a way to have it stay for all users. Each user seems to have to go to the control panel>clock, language and region>change keyboards options. I work in education so we'd like to keep from having to make every student that logs into a computer go through the steps of adding the keyboard layout each time they use a new computer.

Posted On: 2010-04-06 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Mouse / Input Delay In Win 7

After extensive testing with benchmarking, and using the exact same hardware with the exact same drivers i have reached the following conclusion. Any input within the system in windows 7, takes 30-32 ms more to be processed. My system is an i7 975, with 12gb 1600 mhz ddr3 ram, a raid 0 configuration of 2 velociraptor 10, 000 rpms and an hd 5970 graphics card. Which is basically an apex of performance as of december 2009.

Why does windows 7 have this slightly noticeable lag? Would reinstalling help? Could it be due to any of the above hardwares?


Posted On: 2009-12-21 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Monitor Only Works With Analogue Input

I have installed windows 7 on a new hard disk in my pc. I also have a new graphics card geforce gt240. When running vista my monitor was connected via dvi only. When i boot up the machine the monitor works until just after the windows logo and then goes blank. It works fine with an analogue cable. I have installed the latest driver from nvdia for the graphics card. In device manager the monitor driver shows up as generic non pnp monitor. It is a viewsonic 20inch flat panel monitor and is definitely pnp.

It works fine in dvi on another machine running xp so the monitor is ok. I tried loading a new viewsonic driver but the installation said it couldn't detect my monitor and aborted. Should i try to install a generic pnp monitor driver and if so where can i get one?


Posted On: 2010-02-12 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

How To Change Input To Japanese On Language Bar?

First problem i haven't been able to find a fix on the internet already. Where better to come then here! I am trying to find out how to type in hiragana on windows 7, i know how to do it on xp but no idea in 7. I open up the language bar and set it to japanese (see fig 1) and yet i cannot find the change input button. If i click the kana button it shows up as some japanese which i don't even this is kanji (see fig 2) any help would be much appreciated.
 
Fig 1:  http://i109. Photobucket.com/albums/n65/nrg800/langbar.jpg
Fig 2: http://i109. Photobucket.com/albums/n65/nrg800/example-1.jpg


Posted On: 2010-04-02 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Japanese Ime Not Allowing Input Mode To Be Changed

I've recently updated from windows update, and now my japanese ime doesn't work anymore. Pressing alt + shift changes my language to japanese from us, afterwards, i cannot click on the input mode button to get the drop down box to change to hiragana, katakana, etc. Alt + capslock, ctrl + capslock, alt + ~, all these keys don't work. The input mode button is greyed out. If i clicked on the desktop, it lets me change the language, but in notepad, firefox, office, etc. The input mode button is disabled and i cannot even click on it. Please any help on this matter would be appreciated. Thanks

Posted On: 2010-06-10 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Dynamic Pen Feedback In Win 7 - Tablet Pc Input Service

There is a wonderful video on the web explaining how to disable this annoying feature, but it only works in higher versions of windows 7 due to lack of expedite. Msc. Here is the video. http://vimeo.com/8567716

Using only the "services" part of this fix does not help.completely disabling it made the feedback disappear only until i put my computer to sleep. After the feedback returned, i re-enabled, then disabled "tablet pc input service". Now i can't even get it to work for a second. Also, geek squad didn't know. The sooner the reply the better i use my tablet for my job and trying to draw with that splash is impossible


Posted On: 2010-03-11 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Monitor Displays "no Input Detected"

Monitor displays "no input detected" after completing installation is displayed after initial restart. Whenever i try to upgrade/install to windows 7, it will get past the initial installation procedures and after restarting to complete the installation it will proceed to the point where it states "completing installation" and then after 30 seconds my monitor will display "no input detected. "

Specs: amd phenom ii x4 965 processor, dual radeon hd 4850 graphics cards in crossfirex, 4gb of ddr3 1333 ram.

Things i have tried:

-Booting into safe mode: results in message stating installation cannot be completed in safe mode and then proceeds to restart the computer and then the above happens again
-Booting into safe mode and pressing shift + f8 and typing explorer.exe: results in start bar appearing, but none of the functions are usable, and usually it will then restart and above.
-Booting into low graphics mode: no effect
-Removing one of the graphics cards: no effect
-Removing the crossfire bridge: no effect
-Flash drive unattend.xml file graphics card driver update: no effect


Posted On: 2010-05-11 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

X6 Keyboard Issue

Recently purchased above keyboard and have noticed after a coule of weeks the #7 key at top of keyboard appears to stick down. Ie hold #7 key down and will repeat at a much faster rate than the other keys, almost 3-4 times as fast. If the plastic key is removed and i use a pen to hit the sensor it works correctly. Do you think it needs to be returned under warranty or is there something which i can do? I thought the key itself might be holding the plastic cover on teh sensor down longer than normal, but its position is consistent with all the other keys. I have checked for dirt etc under keys but all clear.

Posted On: 2010-01-17 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Changing Keyboard

I have a laptop with a japanese keyboard. I am running an english os. I have gone to control panel. I clicked the change keyboard. I added languages so that i have both english and japanese and both languages keyboard options installed. The ime too. When i press alt and shift, the language bar does change between en and jp. The language bar also indicates that the keyboard has changed too.

However, even when the language bar says the language is japanese and that the keyboard is japanese, the pc still types as if configured for an english keyboard. I have also tried typing with the default input language set as japanese, and then tried it set as english.

Does anyone know why, despite following all the steps; despite having text services and input languages indicating that under installed services that english and japanese input devices have been added (and yes, i pressed apply); and despite having a language bar that does switch between english and japanese when alt+shift is pressed, that nothing changes and the key board still behaves as an english (us) keyboard? 


Posted On: 2010-04-28 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Brazilian Keyboard

I just received a new computer with windows 7, and i'm trying to get a brazilian keyboard to work with it. My old computer was xp, and this same keyboard worked fine. I set up a different language for when i was using this keyboard, and it would let me use all the keys (i don't remember what was the keyboard layout that i used).

When i try and set it up with windows 7, however, there is no keyboard layout that matches my layout. The abnt and abnt2 options look the same, and both are missing two keys. My keyboard has the to the left of the z, and the / to the right of the ;. Is there some error with how windows 7 has set up one of these keyboards?


Posted On: 2010-03-23 . View Related Posts . . View 19 Replies .

Login Using Only Keyboard

When i leave my work desk i have to lock my station, i do it very often so i would like to login faster - by using only my keyboard. Is there a combination of keys that would get me straight to the password box? When locked the monitor says "swipe your finger" (i can't use my fingerprint reader at that point because the lid is closed, i'm using external keyboard and monitor) when i try ctrl+alt+del nothing happens, esc key works by displaying user icon and the button "switch user".

I must point the user icon with the mouse to reveal the password box, there is apparently no way to change focus to that icon from the keyboard (tab doesn't work). It's annoying that i must grab my mouse every time i want to unlock the workstation.


Posted On: 2010-06-12 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Using Keyboard In Win 7

I'm not visually impaired, but i prefer to use the keyboard more than the mouse. I am finding win7 to be very cumbersome to use with the keyboard. I know there are tons of new logo key combinations-i think i've tried them all-but it is still very difficult for me to move around explorer using the keyboard. Seems like everything takes 2 or 3 more keystrokes than it did when i used xp. How are other "keyboarders" or even visually impaired users coping with win 7? Any ideas on working more efficiently with the keyboard?

Posted On: 2009-12-05 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

The @ Key On Keyboard

I have just bought and started using a netbook. I've got windows 7 running and have installed office 2007 professional. The keyboard layout is qwerty. When i use the number 2 key to add the @ symbol to what i am writing, i get speech-marks (") and visa versa with the speech-marks key i get an @.
The number 3 key give a pound (£) symbol instead of the hash. I have been to the control panel to check the region and the keyboard settings, but it all looks normal. Is there a way of changing these keys to they way they are printed on the keyboard?


Posted On: 2010-03-25 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Keyboard Drivers Becoming Disabled

Keyboard *drivers* becoming 'disabled' (1st usb, then ps/2); show "!" In hw-lst, but win-diags find nothing wrong. This is a most peculiar problem. First my usb kbd driver went dead. At first i didn't notice it, as i was using the mouse, primarily, for input, but remember a hw-rejected sound from windows earlier upon logging in.

My keyboard wouldn't do anything. No led toggles - etc, but on another machine, fine, and on same machine 'fine' - until windows comes up, then kbd goes dead (once bios drivers are no longer driving kbd, likely).

Under keyboards, the hid keyboard driver showed a small yellow triangle with an ! In it.

After trying  reinstalling the driver (its the stock ms driver), upgrading it (no upgrades), repair ("nothing can be found wrong, maybe the driver is corrupt", but file kbd_hid.sys, checks out w/valid ms sig), i decide to hook up a ps/2 keyboard. It worked for all of maybe 20 seconds. Then a low hw reject message as win7 disconnected my ps/2 kbd! Unbelievable! Now both my hid kbd driver and the 'standard ps/2 keyboard driver show up with the yellow triangle with a "!" In it. But i can't figure out what's doing wrong with the.

I also tried system restore to day before any of this happened - no go. I figured going back further would be a waste, since the start of the problem was rather clearly defined.

I *thought* i had caused it when i tried to enter a sw policy restriction to forbid 'wisptis.exe' from executing - (the onscreen digital ink input dealy) - for two reasons - it kept getting in the way and i couldn't figure out how to get it to turn off (i wanted to use my tablet's native drivers, but wisptis was interfering and making the tablet good for nothing but digital ink (handwriting recognition as keyboard input)).

The final straw came when i was looking through my logs and found the security log (~20mb log) mostly full with security failures from wisptis.exe (i turned on monitoring of security failures, only, thinking that failures, should be rare in properly acting sw, and this software was clearly violating win7's own security policy!).

It was after i added the policy that the usb keyboard went dead.

But that policy went away from the first 'backstep' (system restore point) - but the keyboard didn't come back. After that it was downhill for the ps/2 driver. So, to be clear, the policy is not in the security panel - it was back to pre-init state (no sw policies in effect) after the 1st system restore. So that 'had' to be coincidence. But it felt oddly coincidental, that the only 'keyboad' type inputs left to use on the system were the on-screen keyboard and the digital-ink keyboard. (Mouse paths/drivers are unaffected).


Posted On: 2009-12-08 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

No Keyboard Filter Is Installed

Windows 7 is installed. Now i find that no "keyboard filter" is installed. There's got to be an easy way to get that.

Posted On: 2009-11-23 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

No Keyboard Message When Booting

Keyboard and mouse are not being detected during boot process. I have searched microsoft, the hardware manufacturer and used blitware's driver fetch to no avail. All sources indicate i have the most current drivers for my hardware. Once the system boots to the window's desktop i can remove the usb connection and upon reinsertion windows sees the device and installs drivers; then the keyboard and mouse work find.

Posted On: 2010-02-18 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Keyboard Performing Shortcuts

Why is my keyboard performing shortcuts i don't want and don't mean to type? I have a new dell inspiron laptop (my old computer with windows xp was also a dell laptop). When i am typing, especially when i'm typing an email or anywhere else online (in firefox), i am unintentionally closing windows and tabs, opening up history and bookmarks sidebars, accidentally sending emails, opening up windows explorer windows. It's all from the keyboard - i am accidentally entering in shortcuts somehow, i guess? I have no idea. This was not a problem on my old computer.

I am a fast typer, but this is annoying the _ out of me. Is this a setting i can turn off? Is it windows 7, or firefox, or my keyboard? Of course i use the common computer shortcuts (copy, cut, paste, etc. ) And don't want to completely turn off keyboard shortcuts, but i am not purposely entering in shortcuts, they just keep happening. All the time. What is the deal?


Posted On: 2010-01-31 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Keyboard & Mousepad Conflict

I have recently installed windows 7 pro (64-bit) over my last os - windows 7 ultimate candidate (32-bit). Before hand, i had no problems with my keyboard and mouse-pad. Now, i can't move my mouse while i press a key on the keyboard (letters, space bar, numbers, etc). The mouse pointer just stays in place while a key is pressed, and even after i let go it takes a second for the mouse to move again. This is especially annoying when i'm trying to use keyboard shortcuts on photoshop.
I am not using any new programs.
 
My computer specs:
Acer extensa 4420
Amd turion64 x2
Ati radeon x1250


Posted On: 2009-12-31 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Ms Keyboard With Fingerprint Reader

Running win7 ultimate - clean install - i have the microsoft keyboard with fingerprint reader - anyone know if this is supported (fingerprint reader that is - not just the keyboard) and if not, do ms have any plans to support it and by when?

Posted On: 2009-10-23 . View Related Posts . . View 10 Replies .

Win 7 Keyboard Issues

I have recently installed the windows 7 release candidate. I partitioned my hard drive so that i can dual boot between that and xp. Everything was working fine until i restarted and booted into xp to do a few things in there then restarted again and booted into windows 7. Upon doing so, my keyboard no longer works. It had been working fine prior to the restart. It is a compaq 134 key office/internet keyboard with a ps/2 connection.

I ran the driver disk on windows 7 prior to ever restarting. I also tried using a dell keyboard with a usb connection and that didn't work either. I have a password protected login, therefore i am stuck at the login screen. I have logged in using the on-screen keyboard and gone to device manager. First it would tell me that the drivers for either keyboard were not installed. Then it would tell me that they were installed, but they still wouldn't work. I was really looking forward to testing out this new version of windows, but it's not making a god first impression. I'm just glad that i chose to dual-boot.


Posted On: 2009-07-20 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Laptop Keyboard Not Working

I had the rc version of windows working fine on my asus aspire 5670 laptop for several months. Then about 2 weeks age, i installed a couple of windows updates and the laptop keyboard stopped working. No red bangs in deice manager, updating driver had no effect. Keyboard works fine in bios as well as in safe mode. Restore points had no effect. Flashed the bios, still nothing. Since windows 7 was released last week, i snagged a copy and did a clean install (formatting the system drive in advance) assuming that this would fix the problem - it did not! I had to use the on screen keyboard to enter  the product key ;).

Posted On: 2009-10-26 . View Related Posts . . View 11 Replies .

Win 7 Keyboard Problems

Just got a new laptop with windows 7, everything was fine for a couple of days then started having problems with the keyboard. I press the letter 'o' it selects the file menu, but if i hold it down it works. 2 on the keyboard goes to the find bar, 4 on the keyboard backs up a page in explorer. 7 on the number pad displays 97 but if i hold it it works and 9 on the number panel displays 97 but if i hold it, it displays 7. I was advised by the manufacturer to re-install the keyboard to no avail

Posted On: 2009-11-16 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Mouse And Keyboard Problem

Im having a problem with my mouse and keyboard on my desktop. I just upgraded my pc to windows 7 ultimate after using the trial version, once i installed my new version of windows, i got the new updates from windows update, after my cpu reset, my mouse and keyboard stopped working and im not quite sure what to do. I've got as far as doing a system restore from startup, and once my cpu loads the mouse and keyboard work for roughly 5 minutes before they stop working again, im really not sure what to do.

Posted On: 2010-03-07 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Un-install Keyboard And Mouse

I have a dell bundle mouse and keyboard (bluetooth), and dell monitor. On windows vista. The mouse is screwed up. So i need to install a new mouse and keyboard. I have a logitech cordless mx3200 laser mouse and keyboard to replace it with. My question is- do i need to uninstall the old keyboard and mouse before i install the new one? And how do you install anything if you have to uninstall the old ones first? How do you navigate without a mouse and keyboard to install the new one? Basically how do install my new mouse and keyboard? Please help. I would appreciate a step by step if anyone can help me.

Posted On: 2009-09-08 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .