HELP!! Saitek Gamers Keyboard Problems

  TicTacToc 23:36 02 Apr 06
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So earlier today I restart my computer to enter the bios to start some overclocking. My motherboard is an Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe so normally I press delete to enter it. However this time, nothing happens. I restart a few times to check I wasnt pressing the button the wrong time, but still had no luck. I also tried the other buttons you can press in startup i.e. f8 for boot options but nothing worked.

(I remember a few days ago I logged in and it said something about Saitek keyoard drivers being unistalled/installed (cant remember which) although I hadnnt done anything to make this happen, I just ignored this.)

So I got into windows and started trying to fiddle with the Saitek drivers to see if I could reinstall anything to get it to work. I tried to uninstall everything and reinstall but I only ended up installing the human interface drivers. I did something like add new hardware and got the rest of the drivers off from the disc in control panel so I had about 8 relation to the keyboard. However at this point the keyboard stopped responding. I couldnt type anything. Stupidly I restarted thinking it would help and am stuck on the logon page where the only accounts have passwords

What has caused all this with my keyboard and is there anything I can do now apart from get a new keyboard to get past the logon screen?

And also, in general are ps2 keyboards better?

Thanks for any help

  007al 23:47 02 Apr 06

Have you got USB keyboard enabled in bios?Some keys wont work on boot up if it isnt.If you can get it to work that way,i would uninstall and see if there are newer drivers in their site.If it doesnt work,then it sounds like you need a new keyboard

  TicTacToc 23:57 02 Apr 06

hmm, 2 things:

It worked fine getting into the bios before and I haevnt changed anything since.

Of course now I cant enter the bios or anything and I cant get into windows so trying anything like that is a bit tricky. . .

My laptop is on the same wireless network so I dont know if I can put any driver files accross. . .

Im guessing connecting the keyboard to my laptop wouldnt help?

  TicTacToc 23:59 02 Apr 06

hmm, typing this on my laptop through the keyboard. so there is not anything wrong with the keyboard its just the drivers on my desktop . ..

  TicTacToc 10:38 03 Apr 06

ok, for some reason, by plugging it into my laptop, and then plugging it back into my desktop the keyboard works again, but I STILL cant access the bios by pressing 'delete' and on that note I can not do anything with the keyboard when botting up. :confused:

As I turn the computer on, the backlight flashes on and then goes off until I get to the log-on screen.

4 days ago I could access the bios fine with this keyboard so I do not know what has happened now. . .

Would a usb>ps2 converter help? What can I do to get it to work?

Thanks

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