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plod
08-03-2009, 03:03 PM
I'm doing a clean install of xp on a mates HP machine. I get the machine to boot from the cd and it starts to do is thing loading system drivers.
Then I get to the xp pro setup screen where it asks me to press enter to setup xp or R to recover and so on. Its at this stage the usb keyboard stops working, it doesn't reconise the enter, R, or F3 key. I have tried another usb keyboard and the same. I went into the bios and turned usb from auto to enabled.
And no I don't have access to a ps2 keyboard at the moment.
:thanks

Blam
08-03-2009, 03:11 PM
You could download nlite (http://www.nliteos.com/download.html) and create an unattended install.

You can follow the tutorial here (http://www.nliteos.com/guide/part1.html)

Blam

plod
08-03-2009, 03:12 PM
Sweet will give that a try

Driftwood
08-03-2009, 03:21 PM
If I'm doing a reinstall I use a PS/2 keyboard & mouse.

Blam
08-03-2009, 03:24 PM
He/she said they don't have a ps/2 kb at the moment

plod
08-03-2009, 03:27 PM
He/she said they don't have a ps/2 kb at the moment
;)He, currently downloading a copy of parallels for the mac so I can install xp on it, so I can use vlite. Dam it. Machine I'm doing a reinstall on doesn't have a burner......./

Blam
08-03-2009, 03:36 PM
vlite? I thought you were installing xp?

nlite for xp, vlite for vista

Speedy Gonzales
08-03-2009, 04:03 PM
Yup you cant use vlite on xp or vice versa

plod
08-03-2009, 04:31 PM
Yup you cant use vlite on xp or vice versa

Um yeah, just a typo. But good spotting:thumbs: