Installed free trail cannot get keyboard/mouse/monitor to work RRS feed

  • Question

  • I installed live onecare. When it restarted after the free trial installation I receive " keyboard error" on start up. My monitor acts like its in sleep mode. I cannot get my monitor, keyboard or mouse to work. I cannot see anything. I am running windows media xp.
    Tuesday, March 25, 2008 10:37 AM


  • If you are getting a keyboard error when booting the PC and the monitor is black, that would seem to be a hardware problem, unfortunately, and coincidental to the OneCare installation.

    The first thing to do is to power off the computer completely and check all connections. Remove the power cord for the computer from the wall outlet or power strip and plug it back in. Now turn the PC back on. If this still fails, contact your PC manufacturer support for help.

    If the problem were caused by OneCare, you would most certainly get past the keyboard error and begin loading Windows before encountering an error or other problem caused by a potential conflict.

    I hope that it turns out to be a simple reset.



    Tuesday, March 25, 2008 11:15 AM