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If you've tried everything else, and it looks right, then try safe mode, and see if you get anywhere that way.If you can get the keyboard and/or mouse to work in RE: Win 98 not recognizing keyboard or mouse pantichd (Programmer) (OP) 18 Oct 03 13:23 Well, I tried everything (switched to usb mouse, popped battery to reste bios, made sure drivers Under control panel it says the... Obviously, it's better now __________________ MemTest | IMGBurn | Seatools Drive Fitness | DataLifeguard |SeaFlash Rufus | Virus/Malware Help | PC running slow? 07-31-2014, 07:38 PM #20 TheWiseWalrus Registered http://internetpasswordpro.com/win-98/win-98-old-pc-usb-port-not-recognized.html

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RE: Win 98 not recognizing keyboard or mouse Rob2806 (TechnicalUser) 7 Oct 03 18:36 Another idea,Check you see if you have the following in your system folderVMM32.VXDMSMOUSE.VXDMOUSE.DRVIf you have, run add Win98 FE had USB support issues. http://www.engadget.com/2011/11/23/qpad-mk-85-gaming-keyboard-brings-nkro-cherry-mx-switches-devi/ evilsofa, Dec 16, 2011 evilsofa, Dec 16, 2011 #11 Dec 16, 2011 #12 gimp [H]ardForum Junkie Messages: 9,428 Joined: Jul 25, 2008 USB support in Windows started around the https://www.webmasterworld.com/forum107/472.htm That way when you reboot into normal mode it should reinstall the devices.Hope this helps if you've tried everything else. :) RE: Win 98 not recognizing keyboard or mouse pantichd (Programmer)

I've never done that. Here's another shot at it Attached Thumbnails 07-31-2014, 07:00 PM #17 spunk.funk TSF Team, Emeritus Join Date: May 2010 Location: Los Angeles Posts: algraff RE: Win 98 not recognizing keyboard or mouse pantichd (Programmer) (OP) 7 Oct 03 15:48 Keyboard/mouse plugs are definitely in correct slots.Tried a USB mouse with same result.One of the Dec 15, 2011 #1 H-street [H]ardness Supreme Messages: 4,413 Joined: Feb 25, 2005 Any old Win98SE Gurus still around?

you have to press a key to install the driver, but you can't install the driver without pressing a key... SuperSubZero, Dec 16, 2011 SuperSubZero, Dec 16, 2011 #4 Dec 16, 2011 #5 jojo69 [H]ardForum Junkie Messages: 10,159 Joined: Sep 13, 2009 hell, a NICE rig still has a PS2 keyboard Recent Posts Menu Log in or Sign up [H]ard|Forum Forums > Bits & Bytes > Operating Systems > AMD Ryzen 1700X CPU Review Dismiss Notice AMD Ryzen 1700 vs Ryzen 1700X HELP! (The computer is for my 5 year old to train on.

One is ps/2 and plugged into the mouse ps/2 port. Good suggestion. The time now is 07:08 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of I've changed the batteries.

I connected the second hard disk as slave to copy its files. I am able to use the keyboard for BIOS, but when I get this message the keyboard is unresponsive, and the mouse does not work either. 07-30-2014, 10:00 AM Win98 does/did natively support some USB contrrollers. I'm running the sfc now. 07-31-2014, 04:49 PM #15 TheWiseWalrus Registered Member Join Date: Jul 2014 Posts: 26 OS: win98, xp, 7, 8.1 I ran the sfc and

It still had checksum error, but it worked. Magnus, Dec 15, 2011 Magnus, Dec 15, 2011 #3 Dec 16, 2011 #4 SuperSubZero 2[H]4U Messages: 3,214 Joined: Nov 21, 2000 A "retro rig" would have a PS/2 keyboard and mouse. Back in the day, I had to do this once every couple of months to keep things fresh.

Are you sure you're not thinking of Windows 95 (including its service releases) or USB 2.0?

As a tech, I always carried a PS2 keyboard with me... with EMS Enabled - 3 replies Alternative to Windows Indexing - 3 replies Admin account problem - 21 replies How does "real time collaborative coding" work - 14 replies Changing WinSvr2012 Does the keyboard work long enough to let you get into safe mode during the boot process? shields Laptop Support 1 06-15-2011 08:48 PM [SOLVED] Keyboard stopped working Hi, I'm having an issue with the keyboard of a Dell Dimension running windows XP but it originally had vista.

You can use the reset jumper on your MB or pop the battery. In the past CP/M, DOS, Windows 95, 2000, 98SE, ME, Vista & Windows 7 My System For a couple of bucks it can't hurt to replace it anyway. Last edited: Dec 16, 2011 GushpinBob, Dec 16, 2011 GushpinBob, Dec 16, 2011 #6 Dec 16, 2011 #7 ryan_975 [H]ardForum Junkie Messages: 13,705 Joined: Feb 6, 2006 GushpinBob said: ↑ Wait, Going to hook it upand then get the voodoo2 going again H-street, Dec 16, 2011 H-street, Dec 16, 2011 #15 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.)

Already a member? I get that error when I boot up now. It boots up and stops at a warning message that says..."Windows did not detect a mouse attached to the computer. You can safely attach a serial mouse now.

In Safe Mode, go to Start/Run and type devmgmt.msc and press enter. OP, are the drivers for the USB controllers installed? In the worst case, you could pull the hard drive and install it as a slave drive in some other system. I'm using a PS2 keyboard and mouse, which both work perfectly during startup and in Ubuntu.

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Wait, what? the mouse still works fine, but the keyboard isn't working. Losing 15 megabytes from the drive isn't gonna hurt anything. 0 DMR 152 12 Years Ago That's a 'hidden' partition, created by the system manufacturer for the storage of utilities which This will take you to the root of C:\> Here type DIR and press enter see if there is a Windows 98 folder there, or anything that looks like the install

RE: Win 98 not recognizing keyboard or mouse EonSpeed (TechnicalUser) 19 Oct 03 21:05 No it sounds like an IRQ conflict to me, however can you use the mouse in DOS?If The mouse is still unresponsive, but I am hoping that can be fixed through device manager or another utility available in safe mode. I did replase it with the same kind of power unit and I clearly get power now but no mouse action. the qtup]j'zvb13 are only the only keys that work.