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Accidentally Disabled All My USB Port

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I  accidentally disabled all my usb ports now my keyboard and mouse will not work - anyway around this please - was trying to disable Secure USB, but over did it when disable security features.

 

Is there any way to access the BIOS to reset options?

 

I did leave the internal usb port open - but having looked inside the computer - no internal usb ports available.

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hi new, which pc maker, model and OS pls...and I will hunt 4 you.

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It seems you are not alone  for doing that.  If the PC has PS/2 ports you can proceed with using a PS/2 keyboard and mouse.  If it does not, then the easiest way is to install an additional USB card in a PCIexpress slot.  If this is a laptop, then you can't do that.  It will require getting into the registry with a non-Windows OS or use a WinRe  load.

Please give additional info regarding the make and model of the PC.






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another thought..is it a desktop?  open case, find cmos reset pin on board and pull 1367614398326.desktop%20RTCRST.jpgit, take out.  remove  cmos battery, re-instal battery and pin. restart. should clear bios settings ( and p/word). remember to reset date/time,etc..and boot order  in bios. ( can be esc, f1, f2, f10..) 

anyhow..if laptop, should have  a touch pad avail so could you get back into bios by manual method ( use finger touch )and  reconfigure the settings . should at least be able to load defaults. 

MG.

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Problem resolved!

 

1) Shut down PC

2) Disconnected Power from the back

3) I then removed cmos  battery

4) Disconnected Hard Disk Drive ( so PC had no choice can only load to BIOS)

5) Waited 5 to 10 mins switched on PC with disconnected HDD and rapidly tapped on F10 ( or your relevant key to bring up BIOS)

6) BIOS Loaded - and  I was able to undone my mistake.

Problem Solved!

 

Thanks Everyone for you suggestions. Thanks for the quick response.

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That's great glad that actually worked.  That process was one suggested in other posts to try and solve the problem, but on all the other threads I read it did not work.  Glad to hear it worked for you.






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