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I've got a bit of a problem, I just built the rig seen below and there is a problem with the keyboard when booting.

I can get into the BIOS and use the keyboard there and everything is fine. But when I go past that and am booting off a CD and the system says to press any key to boot from CD, the keyboard doesn't work. The keyboard is a USB keyboard so I think this may be part of the problem and I don't have a PS/2 keyboard to try it out with, but I can get one if that is the problem. Anyone have any suggestions for me? I've looked all through the BIOS to see if there was anything about USB, but nothing. Any help would be appreciated.
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post #2 of 10
you need a ps/2 keyboard.
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yeah, i've only had that happen with USB keyboards. hopefully you have a PS2 adapter or a cheap PS2 keyboard laying around.
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you need a ps/2 keyboard.
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yeah, i've only had that happen with USB keyboards. hopefully you have a PS2 adapter or a cheap PS2 keyboard laying around.
What the hell are you guys talking about? Go into the BIOS and enable "USB Keyboard Support" or something in the lines of that -- do NOT enable "USB Legacy Support"
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What the hell are you guys talking about? Go into the BIOS and enable "USB Keyboard Support" or something in the lines of that -- do NOT enable "USB Legacy Support"
some mobos don't have that option

Like my Friends.

SO just get an adaptor if this isn't here
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What the hell are you guys talking about? Go into the BIOS and enable "USB Keyboard Support" or something in the lines of that -- do NOT enable "USB Legacy Support"
Yep agree with that for the most part but I have had boards where enabling that didnt do squat. Try that first and if that dont work go get a adaptor and use that.
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post #7 of 10
I'm sure that Biostar has PS/2 ports... otherwise id destroy the board.
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post #8 of 10
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Ok, I got it working. Finally found the option in the BIOS. Guess my eyes were just too tired when I was looking before. Thanks for the help.
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post #9 of 10
Like GonX said...In the bios you have the option to enable it
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Whats USB "Legacy" Support anyway?
    
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