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Windows can't find my keyboard!


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#1 Guest_angstocracy_*

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Posted 08 April 2010 - 08:27 AM

The fault developed following a malware attack . System is now clean but I can't get my keyboard back. I was told to post here . There is nothing physicaly wrong with the keyboard itself but error 41 code comes up in device manager. Have tried uninstall reinstall rollback update drivers all to no avail and now it's driving me crazy :thumbsup: Any help would be greatly appreciated please and thanks :flowers:

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Posted 08 April 2010 - 10:21 AM

FWIW: Error Codes In Device Manager

I would simply have tried a different keyboard.

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Posted 08 April 2010 - 10:27 AM

i agree try a new keboard
or if it is usb did you try a different port?

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Posted 08 April 2010 - 02:08 PM

:thumbsup: My computer has not been right for two weeks now as I have had to go through various procedures to rid it of malware and try and clean up the mess left behind I have had to move to different areas of the forum as advised by my very good helpers.It's been time consuming and at times tedious :flowers: but I am very thankful for the help by knowledgeable ones who clearly know their stuff. Just when I think I can finally look forward to resolving this last problem . What do I get ,well thank heavens for you two, a pair of grimsby fishwives on the way to market perhaps " 'ere you don't wanna do it like that mate you wanna do it like this " oh look it's one of them computater thingy bobs "av you tried switching it off and switching on again" I usedto av one of them you have to giv ita bash on the top like this " perhaps you have some useful folk remedies you would like to share also. Look you two , did you even read my post ? The link you put in refers to the procedure already described in the post . Try a new keyboard ! are you serious ? does it not say there is nothing wrong with the keyboard how do you think I figured that out . Do you think I might have tried the keyboard on another pc or a different port or plugged in a different keyboard before I post in a technical help forum . meuchel what are you anyway his echo? You are like something I can't describe adequately here on this forum. PLEASE GO AWAY .Please do not post in this thread again because you really make me feel like swearing and I don't want to do that :trumpet: .

Anyone else please be assured that helpful suggestions will be received with the utmost graciousness . Thank you so much . :inlove:

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Posted 08 April 2010 - 04:02 PM

LOL... :thumbsup: .

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Posted 09 April 2010 - 12:47 AM

:thumbsup: Try a new keyboard ! are you serious ?

Absolutly serious.

does it not say there is nothing wrong with the keyboard

Yes that is what it says.


how do you think I figured that out . Do you think I might have tried the keyboard on another pc or a different port or plugged in a different keyboard before I post in a technical help forum.

We don't think anything about how you figured it out. We don't know if you would have tried/did try the keyboard on another pc or different one on your pc. You mentioned nothing about that. We aren't mind readers and are not sitting next to you when you do these things. In a case like this, it's vital to know such things have been tried. The suggestion to use another keyboard was based on what you told us, NOT what you didn't tell us. That's why the suggestion was made.

Anyone else please be assured that helpful suggestions will be received with the utmost graciousness . Thank you so much . :flowers:


Leave the attitude out of your posts as having good attitude will go far to get you the help you need. Attacking those trying to help you will get you no where fast.

Now, you never said if your keyboard is USP or PS2 connection.

Based on your statement in your first post, you did follow the instructions for error 40 which is found in the link Hamluis posted.
Is your keyboard a multimedia keyboard? If it is, do you have the software installed for it?

If it's a USB keyboard, have you gone into bios, rooted around, to see if enable legacy support is enabled?
Did you try a different port when hooking it up? If not, try it and see what happens.

Finally, everyone is welcome to reply to topics. If you have a problem with someone "horning in" pm a BC moderator.
You may not like what he says, but there was no need to tell him

meuchel what are you anyway his echo? You are like something I can't describe adequately here on this forum. PLEASE GO AWAY .Please do not post in this thread again because you really make me feel like swearing and I don't want to do that


It's also not a good idea to make insulting statements to the people who can help you.

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There will be no posts meant to offend or hurt any other member, in a manner which is offensive or inflammatory. This includes flaming or instigating arguments.


What you did was violate several parts of that guideline.

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Posted 09 April 2010 - 06:04 AM

oops, my bad :trumpet: sorry a big thumbs up to loius and meuchus :thumbsup: you guys are alright post away. lou knew it was tongue in cheek. :inlove:
it is a usb and all the stuff mentioned has been tried, some of it more than once . love and peace . i'll be good now, promise. :flowers: please help

Edited by angstocracy, 09 April 2010 - 06:04 AM.


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Posted 09 April 2010 - 08:46 AM

FOUND something about removing upper and lower registry filters and corrupted keys, if you think you know how to do this please post :thumbsup:

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Posted 09 April 2010 - 11:11 AM

wow this post went sour fast

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Posted 10 April 2010 - 11:05 AM

What is the make and model number of your keyboard?

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Posted 10 April 2010 - 11:46 AM

:thumbsup: hi, it's a dell L100. came with the pc. there is no ps2 on the pc .

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Posted 10 April 2010 - 11:58 AM

error 41 means the driver is installed fine but its not finding the device. Check in device manager if the USB ports are working or if there are any errors with them. This may be a long shot, but perhaps try reinstalling the chipset drivers.

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Posted 10 April 2010 - 12:46 PM

:thumbsup: hi there.done earlier all usb ok . chipset reinstall ok. have trawled microsoft supp seems to suggest reg issue. diagnostic utility recognized k/b attatched even the type a nd layout but os can't locate it!

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Posted 10 April 2010 - 04:06 PM

Well, I don't play with the registry much, if that is the case your prolly gonna have to find help from someone else or reinstall the OS. sorry :thumbsup:

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Posted 10 April 2010 - 06:14 PM

Another longshot.

Go to Device Manager. RIGHT click on Keyboards, choose Scan for hardware changes.




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