[SATLUG] Help with Boot & Keyboard Proble

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Sun Jan 13 14:32:35 CST 2008


What is the make and model of the new KB?  Do you have another (3rd KB) to
test with.  I suspect the new KB is the problem, but it would help to plug a
3rd KB in and see if it does it.  If it does not, then the KB is at fault
and you need another one.

Ernest

On Jan 13, 2008 11:33 AM, Mario Compean <mariocompeanc at yahoo.com> wrote:

>  I'm wondering if anyone can help with this.
>  I replaced the keyboard on my granddaughter's laptop that had a broken
> "S" key.
>    It was working ok except for the broken key. Now with the new keyboard
> installed the system alarm goes on at booting and stops the process until I
> press the speaker volume button. It will boot ok after that,  but  when
> typing, when I press the space bar, it keeps spacing continuously until it
> wraps to the next line..
>  I've done a couple restore jobs (XP system restore) and re-installed the
> drivers twice from the XP CD that came with the machine but that has not
> fixed the problems. I also removed and reinstalled the keyboard drivers via
> the device manager.  LAST, I have an email out to HP support but want to
> check here for insights.   Can anyone shed some light on how to fix this?
> Will a re-install of the OS be necessary?
>
>
>  Here's the system info on the box:
>
> The box  is Compaq Presario V2309US, XP Home SP2, 512 MB RAM.
>
>
>
>
>                                                                      System
> Info
>  OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
>  Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
>  OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
>  System Name MAUDESLAPTOP
>  System Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
>  System Model Presario V2000 (EC156UA#ABA)
>  System Type X86-based PC
>  Processor x86 Family 6 Model 13 Stepping 8 GenuineIntel ~1496 Mhz
>  BIOS Version/Date Hewlett-Packard F.22, 8/8/2005
>  SMBIOS Version 2.31
>  Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
>  System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
>  Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
>  Locale United States
>  Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2180(xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)"
>  User Name MAUDESLAPTOP\Mariana Compean
>  Time Zone Central Standard Time
>  Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
>  Available Physical Memory 130.27 MB
>  Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
>  Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
>  Page File Space 1.10 GB
>  Page File C:\pagefile.sys
>     Keyboard
>
>  Description Quick Launch Buttons
>  Name Enhanced (101- or 102-key)
>  Layout 00000409
>  PNP Device ID ACPI\PNP0303\4&32D50C2&0
>  Number of Function Keys 12
>  I/O Port 0x00000060-0x00000060
>  I/O Port 0x00000064-0x00000064
>  IRQ Channel IRQ 1
>  Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\i8042prt.sys (5.1.2600.2180(xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158),
> 51.50 KB (52,736 bytes), 8/4/2004 7:00 AM)
>  Thanks in advance,
>  Mario
>
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