Mouse and keyboard not detected

ajbruno14

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I had problem connecting MP3 in my USB, reply about power surge.
I disconnected MP3 but noticed my mouse and k/b were usable.
I rebooted but still could not type or use mouse. The k/b lights for
scroll, num did not come on.
Is there a reset in the case to reset? This is a Dell Dimension 3000.
Thanks,
Anthony Bruno
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ajbruno14

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Thanks for the reply. Not concerned about USB. But, would like to know if there is anything I can do to recognize the mouse and k/b? Is there something which
needs to be reset, etc.
Thanks,
Anthony
 

fjiekie

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plug it out and plug it back in.

there is an existing problem if you try to connect a PS3-controller to a 64 bit windows: the usb-drivers get corrupted. solution: reinstall the drivers.

this can be tricky if you cant use a mouse and keyboard, to solve that get a ps/2-adapter to connect at least the keyboard to your pc (if you're lucky, you still have a ps-2 connection for mouse too)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812200272&cm_re=ps-2-_-12-200-272-_-Product
(an example of an adapter, search it in your closest shop)
 

fjiekie

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(i cant edit the previous message for some reason)
that problem is known when you try it with the ps3-controller, it might happen with other things too

you can also test the keyboard with such an adapter.