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Keyboard locks randomly after login

\015 Keyboard freezes randomly after login; so does mouse and/or trackpad. I have Windows XP. The combination of keyboard/mouse/trackpad freezing is random. So one time it's just keyboard, another time just mouse, another time all. But it may happen 5 times in a row (in spite of rebooting), then not happen at all the next 10 times. My IT department says it's a known bug with the T61 and is not fixable. Note that I can log into Windows (whether on or off LAN), so keyboard (and mouse) still work at that point. It's only when reaching the Windows desktop that the random freezing occurs. Shutting down (sometimes repeatedly) is the only solution.\015

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Sound like you might have a virus - try running antivirus program - such as Avast or Antivir - which is free.
If that doesn't work, then try doing a System Restore - if that doesn't work, then do a System Recovery complete re-install - but back up your pictures and documents first as you will lose everything and you'll be starting over again fresh.
Fred
\015\012I have the exact same issue with the T61 which I got recently. Just like dashadowen, my T61 is also a corporate machine, reformatted with a new installation when I received it. My symptoms are identical to those described, but two things I noticed are:\015\012* Sometimes, logging off and on again (rather than restarting) will cause the keyboard and/or trackpad to become responsive again. This obviously doesn't help if both the keyboard and the trackpad are unresponsive!\015\012* Sometimes, plugging in a USB mouse will give you access to the desktop pointer, even if the TouchPad and TrackPoint Button are locked. This is sometimes enough to allow you to log out or restart properly.
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