[rescue] Best brains: Dead keyboard ports on PC hardware

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Tue Jun 19 08:49:20 CDT 2007

Scott Newell wrote:
> Does you BIOS default to USB keyboard support enabled?  If so, could you
> pull the battery and blow away your NV BIOS settings?

The default for USB keyboard/mouse support is off, I believe.  Good
thought though.

> What happens if you let windows boot and then plug in a USB keyboard and
> mouse?

If I recall correctly, I tried that but the system didn't respond to the
insertion of the devices.  The BIOS may possibly not support USB
keyboard and mouse at all if not specifically enabled.

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