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USB Mouse Not Recognized, Bios Bad on Dell Vostro

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#1 dursman2000


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Posted 07 April 2010 - 02:58 PM

hi guys,
I have a Dell Vostro 220 desktop that's been running fine. Unfortunately something seems to have gone wrong when I updated the BIOS via the Dell website a few minutes ago.

Once Windows XP starts, it LOOKS like it's in safe mode (huge icons, etc.), even though it's not.

What's more, my USB mouse NO LONGER works. It's not even powered on.

Once the PC restarts, or I go into the set-up (before Windows loads), the mouse is ON again -- but not when Windows starts.

Is there a way to "reset" the bios so I can get things working again?? PLEASE HELP ME.


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#2 cryptodan


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Posted 08 April 2010 - 11:51 AM

Did you update everything else when you flashed the BIOS?

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Posted 08 April 2010 - 12:11 PM

Sounds to me like all drivers need to be reinstalled...and maybe the USB settings in the BIOS need to be reset.


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Posted 08 April 2010 - 12:35 PM

yea download all the drivers and that should take care of it, usb port driver for your mouse and keyboard, graphics driver for huge icons, and other drivers to fix any problems you may not have mentioned.

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