RE: Keyboard Problems
I have similar problem, microsoft keyboard (connected through USB) wil not
work until windows starts properly. I installed some Win Updates and one
failed. I got black screen on start-up, suggesting to insert Vista DVD and
restart computer. I did as suggested, got "Press any key to boot from CD
......" too bad the keyboard didn't work. I had to get an old PS/2 keyboard,
which worked just fine.
Btw, check disk is perfectly useless with new hard drives. It will never
find anything. You need some analysis software that can interface with HDD's
SMART (like http://www.passmark.com/products/diskcheckup.htm
> The Keyboard has been acting odd since installing Vista, keys press
> themselves and 'stick' and subsequentally the keyboard crashes, and only
> rebooting fixes this error. Oddly the calculator button seems unaffected.
> After running a checkdisk on my large external drive i realised that
> operation could not be cancelled because the microsoft keyboard doesn't work
> until windows loads. The usb keyboard support is checked in the bios and it
> lights up but the buttons do nothing.
> I have the Vista drivers for it (intellitype pro 6.1 but the problem has
> persisted) the keyboard model is a Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000.