Re: Driver Not Loading
On Apr 3, 8:49*pm, "JamesJ" <jjy@darwin_roadrunner.com> wrote:
> I have sytem restore disabled. Too unreliable.
> "TheDuck" <thed...@pond.net> wrote in message
> > Go back to a restore point when it was working. Something in your system
> > changed to cause the problem.
> > "JamesJ" <jjy@darwin_roadrunner.com> wrote in message
> >> If anyone is interested I found an article on the internet that suggested
> >> plugging into different USB port and it worked.
> >> The volume buttons on the keyboard work fine now.
> >> It forced windows to reinstall the human interface drivers or whateverit
> >> does when you plug into a different USB port.
> >> Don't know why it failed to begin with, though.
> >> Although the driver still fails to load at startup.
> >> James
> >> James
> >> "JamesJ" <jjy@darwin_roadrunner.com> wrote in message
> >>>I have a Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 v2.0
> >>> I'm running:
> >>> 'c:\Program Files\Microsoft Intellitype Pro\itype.exe'
> >>> at startup so I can take advantage of the volume controls on the
> >>> keyboard to adjust
> >>> the speaker volume on my monitor.
> >>> I have a Mitsubishi 17" flat screen monitor which I've had for some
> >>> time.
> >>> Yesterday the volume controls worked fine but sometime between late
> >>> yesterday
> >>> and today they stopped working.
> >>> I'm getting the following error in my admin tools event log:
> >>> 'The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:
> >>> i8042prt.'
> >>> The driver does exist in ...windows\system32
> >>> All other keys work fine on the keyboard... mail, start menu etc.
> >>> The volume controls on the monitor work ok.
> >>> I haven't installed any new software recently.
> >>> I ran a system file check but when it got done it simply closed and
> >>> there were no messages.
System Restore is reliable. It is the fact that some anti-virus will
take over the cause it to not work. Norton "products" have been
widely known to block the System Restore feature. Norton adds a
module to the software which protects the software from tampering.
This blocks the System Restore. Norton has a FAQ article on this.