SlyReaper wrote:Have you tried rummaging around in the BIOS settings? There might be an entry that enables or disables USB ports. Of course, if the USB ports are truly not working, this'll be difficult since you won't be able to navigate to the BIOS in the first place.
How did your friend type on it?
zmatt wrote:If all of the usb and ps/2 ports are bad then unless you had a serial mouse how did you do anything at all?
Chaoszerom wrote:Sorry about the double post, but there is an update! Just plugged it in this afternoon to give it a whirl, and the keyboard that I'm using does work in BIOS! This should help, I'd say.
In XP, neither the mouse nor the keyboard work, so I have no idea. I am considering putting Ubuntu on it and using it as a comp to learn how to use Ubuntu, though the Acer BIOS might not like it. It's only a P4 machine, so it's more of a case of an interesting challenge.
And to whoever changed the name of this topic, if I didn't myself, thanks!
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