Having problems with your Dell Dimension E521 PC Desktop ?

Keyboard failure at boot cannot use F2, F8 or F12 keys


Answers :

Http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MlWAJ0Y0Yg

watch it and bam solved
Hi,
The keyboard failure error message comes , when the system motherboard is not able to detect the keyboard. This could be because f a fulty keyboard or motherboard.

Remove all cables from the back of the system tower including the power cord
Press and hold th epower button in the front of the system tower for 10 seconds
Reconnect the power cord , monitor ,mouse, if you are using a USB keyboard connect it to a different usb port.

Power on the system and check for the error message .

You can also check if the keybooard is working fine , buy connecting it to a good known system.


Thanks for using FIXYA
Proton
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Dell Dimension E521 PC Desktop

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Trubleshoot Motherboard what is mother board prob and how can find n fix them....


More than 70% of all computer problems are related to cabling and connections. Ensure all cables are connected and connected firmly. IDE and floppy ribbon cables and power cables can often go loose. Ensure microprocessor, memory modules, and adapters ... PC Desktops

When I turn on starts shows microsoft windows then goess to startup repairs


Maybe to start the computer in Safe Mode will work, maybe system restore will work from there. Basically to do this with XP as your Operating System, press the power button and immediately start tapping the F8 key, this will take you to a screen with ... Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

Fisrt screen that pops up on my pc is a big acer logo with a del:enter setup and f12:boot menu in bottom left had corner, i have tried different key boards and powering the syster off and on


There is a windows boot issue or hard drive failure. Lets try the windows boot fix first to see if it can be repaired. Try the fix below. Follow it carefully.\015\012\015\012Windows Start-up Errors\015\012Step one ... Acer eMachines 520-2890 Notebook

Laptop screen shows a lot of different designs


Usually when you see muliple lines and designs, it is indicative of a memory stick failure. Try removing one of the memory sticks and reboot. If the system comes up after the stick is removed, you found your problem. Sometimes the memory has become u ... HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

Hard drive issues


I'm going to give you a couple of ideas here....first, make sure you have a windows installation disc, we are going to try and repair your boot volumn first and see if we can't get this thing booted. Just follow the guide below for the first fix. Sec ... Dell Dimension E510 PC Desktop

I have a dell 4600 that I got from my daughter . which I had to re-install and It has a password in the bios for the set up and my daughter dont know


\015\012 \015\012Hi katmbutts;\015\012 \015\012 \015\012Before attempting to bypass the BIOS password on a computer, please take a minute to contact the hardware ... Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop

Unavailable boot volume pops up a blue screen and shut off


This is most likely due to a hard drive failure, Try to boot off the windows install disc, see if it comes up with a warning about no disc available, follow the guide below to perfrom a windows start repair to see if that is indeed the problem. ... PC Laptops

How do i reinstall xp or format HD when a keyboard failure occurs. I have tried booting from xp cd keyboard failure halted progress,format c: drive at command prompt, "drive was in use". help!!!!


Hi.\015\012\015\012\015\012Usually when you get a keyboard failure you can progress striking F1 Key.\015\012\015\012\015\012You cannot format the C drive from any operative system that is starting from C: . Moreover formatting ... Dell Dimension 8250 PC Desktop

Fujitsu esprimo v5535 boot up and keyboard failure


I have a question guys.... This above mentioned thing happened to my computer, but after using safe mood it shows windows corrupt and install your disc and restart option, but whwn i insert disc it diesn't show me any option to restart...... Plz help ... Fujitsu Siemens ESPRIMO P2500 PC Desktop

I have a Acer Aspire One Model ZG5. An update to Bios was performed as recommended off Acer site and after install the Netbook shuts down after XP OS banner. I cannot restore using the Alt F10 method as the laptop shuts down before completion as well. How can I restore this device


I got myself a used cd/dvd drive from another laptop on Ebay for 15 bucks, then I found a slimline dvd enclosure that operates using the USB interface on Ebay for 18 bucks. Put the two together and you get a slimline external dvd drive that simply pl ... Acer Aspire One A150-1006 Notebook

Mouse/keyboard not responding - Cannot boot in Safe Mode.


You may use the mouse and key board with PS2 plug (not USB). Most of the bios recognise PS2 configuration rather than USB. If it does not help, you can reset Bios by looking to your mainboard manual or looking the reset pins of Bios located on the ma ... PC Desktops

Unable to restore computers original factory settings with Dells suggestion of control f11 when computer starts up


If you have already used the cd's to install the os, this will not work. there is another option which you can try.\015\012\015\012Manual Reinstallation\015\012 \015\012Manual reinstallation can be the most time consumi ... PC Desktops

Just black screen with a small white dot up left corner when start up. try start up with F2 or F12, same problem. When use F12, ask for pass word, and then it says, press any key, system wil halt


Windows Start-up Errors\015\012Step one, you need a Windows XP CD. If you only have a recovery disk set like the ones from HP or Compaq they will not do what you need done. Under normal circumstances however, you can use a De ... Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

Cannot log on at all on my acer laptop can anyone help?


I assume u r using winxp.\015\012As long as you have your Windows XP CD, you can get back into your system using a simple but effective method made possible by \015\012a little known access hole in Windows XP.\015\012This method is ... PC Desktops

Toshiba boots upto to the vista window, then shuts down leaving a blank screen. previously when i haD THE PROBLEM i BOOTED ON safe mode and using restart, the computer booted properly.


Vista Boot-up Repair\015\012 \015\012Vista is very good about repairing itself. Boot from the cd and when prompted choose your windows installation, most likely it will be the only one. Once that is chosen, ... Toshiba Satellite P205-S6237 Notebook

I am trying to replace the hard drive in emachine 500is. Now the computer will not recoginize the cd rom to read the windows xp set up disk.


Go into BIOS Setup, and in Boot Order, change the first boot device to CDROM.How?To go into BIOS Setup you start tapping either the DELete key, or the F2 key, ->Right After you see the eMachines logo. If you miss this window of o ... PC Desktops

1. My ideapad Y430 easy cam doesnot working after i reinstall windows vista ultimate. Not i cant use it for my password. 2. I also try to partition it into four but it doesnot support i can have only two partition. 3. i cant install Windows XP3 in this machin. plese halp me.


This is all I can offer in your situation.....one option is to..use the...Novo buttonThis button functions as a reset button; use with caution. Press the1. Novo button to enter the main interface of OneKey Recovery while thepo ... Lenovo 3000 Y410 Notebook

Keyboard What is up with my laptop keyboard. I type and it just stops, for no reason i end up somewhere on another page!


No keys on my keyboard work.\015\012 \015\012Cause:\015\012\015\012This issue is often caused by either a bad keyboard, bad interface board, and/or bad motherboard.\015\012Answer:\015\012Disconnect the keyboard from the computer and connect ano ... PC Laptops

Replaced my hard drive on my hp lap top and i cannot load the restore disk it is hp ze4800 i dont know how to get it load error code pxe e61


HP and Compaq Desktop PCs - Error: PXE-E61: Media Test Failure \015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012 \015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\0 ... PC Desktops

Bios Beep code


Beep Code Manual, Better Than Gold Techies, American Megatrends Int. & Phoenix\015\012\015\012(I'm IT, I use these codes to trouble shoot hardware issues at my job. Enjoy) cold.gif\015\012\015\012BIOS Beep Codes\015\012\015\012W ... PC Desktops

Touchsmart tx2-1025dx bootmgr missin


Please go to the link below to know how to run destructive recovery. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL LOOSE ALL DATA IF YOU RUN THIS.\015\012\015\012 ... HP TouchSmart tx2z

I install boot skin when i restart it blue screen appear and i can not run my hp vista


Vista Boot-up Repair\015\012 \015\012Vista is very good about repairing itself. Boot from the cd and when prompted choose your windows installation, most likely it will be the only one. Once that is chosen, ... PC Laptops

Hello there, when I turn on my laptop ( toshiba satellite P305D), it shows "configuring stage 3 of 3 - 0% complete do not turn off your computer". then it shuting down itself, and went back on showing the configuring page. it happen on and on non stop. any idea why and how to fix it? thank you.


The computer has gotten hung up on the latest Windows update. There may be a recovery here, but the problem with these updates especially if your have the computer to update automatically is that some of these are service pack updates, and a service ... Toshiba Satellite P305D-S8834 Notebook

Windows vista operating system is not getting started


Vista Boot-up Repair\015\012 \015\012Vista is very good about repairing itself. Boot from the cd and when prompted choose your windows installation, most likely it will be the only one. Once that is chosen, ... Sony PC Laptops

Hello I have this laptop acer aspire 7720z and I do new instal of win wista and now sometie go freeze. ANd i can't do nothing please help .


Vista Boot-up Repair\015\012 \015\012Vista is very good about repairing itself. Boot from the cd and when prompted choose your windows installation, most likely it will be the only one. Once that is chosen, ... Acer Aspire 7720 Notebook
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.9459 seconds