Hardware Thread, Error no keyboard present press F1 to comtinue in Technical; We are having a certain set of machines with the same motherboard regualry
coming up with the:
Error no keyboard ...
23rd February 2009, 02:58 PM #1
Error no keyboard present press F1 to comtinue
We are having a certain set of machines with the same motherboard regualry
coming up with the:
Error no keyboard present press F1 to continue
If you switch the machines off from the power on the wall wait 5 seconds and switch back on they usally work
They are a mixture of PS/2 and USB keyboards
I wondered if anybody can help me resolve this issue / mabie a setting on the BIOS etc as it is causing alto of people to report fault's and taking up alot of our time.
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23rd February 2009, 03:00 PM #2
What machines are they?
I assume you've tried upgrading the BIOS, etc?
23rd February 2009, 03:01 PM #3
Are there any BIOS updates available for the systems/mainboards?
Have they only just started doing this, are they recent machines or older ones?
23rd February 2009, 03:13 PM #4
Motherboards are ASUS K8V-X SE
I have tried upgrading still having issues, but the ASUS website is not the best it lists 12 updates, i am presuming that the latest includes all, none of the descriptions seem to match my errors though.
Another issue would be deploying the BIOS upgrade across apx 150/200 machines with the / simaler BIOS
see my post
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23rd February 2009, 03:16 PM #5
if you reset the bios to its defaults or manufacturer defaults does that help at all ?
The read me file should explain whats included in the update - generally the latest one tends to have all of them afaik ( could be wrong )
23rd February 2009, 03:19 PM #6
Reset the BIOS to no avail these errors still randomly apear.
23rd February 2009, 03:26 PM #7
Might take a while, but you could set the "Halt on" setting to "No errors" i think its called. By default, its set to Halt on keyboard error in most bios
23rd February 2009, 03:30 PM #8
Thats a good idea but the only problem i have then is when we F12 for ris this would not work on the errored computers.
23rd February 2009, 03:35 PM #9
You could try disabling this option in the BIOS Are they just outside of warranty?
Ahh thats not good then
F12 for ris
this would not work on the errored computers.
Last edited by PeterW; 23rd February 2009 at 03:41 PM.
23rd February 2009, 03:37 PM #10
They are outside of warranty, they are the worst motherboards i have had
16th September 2012, 07:52 AM #11
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Hello...Thanks a lot dude...thats works...!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Incredible!!!!!!
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