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Can't add or remove keyboard input language

Q: Can't add or remove keyboard input language

Hello all. Some awful software has installed input language on my system during installation. Input language is not recognized and is shown as "???". When I try to open Keyboard settings to remove this language, windows error arises and system suggests using appropriate debugger. I want to remove this input language entry from registry, but was unable to locate appropriate registry key. Thanks in advance.

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Hi there
if you add an input method by mistake you CANNOT it seems remove it again.

The remove button is greyed out. This applies to Windows 8.1 not W8.

Anybody know how to get rid of this.

Cheers
jimbo

A:Cannot remove language or keyboard input method (W8.1)

It probably will be grayed out until you add another input method.

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/35472-cannot-remove-language-keyboard-input-method-w8-1-a.html
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Hi friend
I want to remove Persian language from " Add Input Language part". Bu I don't know how do it.
please help and guide me.

I have captured from it. My mean I want remove this part. Look at the picture

My version windows is Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thank you

A:How can I remove a language pack from Add Input Language part?

Why do you want to remove it ?

As long as it`s not installed, it`s not on the PC.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/381848-how-can-i-remove-language-pack-add-input-language-part.html
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Hi.
I have read through this forum many threads
about other users having the same problem
with the keyboard changes input language on it's own.

I have tried the following:
- Scanning the system files for corrupt files (SFC /Scannow).
- Changed the default language everywhere to the same language.
- Turned off every automatic change and hot keys I could find.
- I shut downed, restarted and logged off the computer multiple times to test.
- I started other programs to check if they had any effect on the input language.

But, still it keeps changing by it's own.
The next day it is the same problem.
The computer did not show any language then used the next day.
I wonder if I can lock the language in place with Group Policies?
Has anyone tried Group Polices on this problem?

A:Keyboard input language keep changes

Hello Norway,

If you haven't already, double check to make sure that you have removed all other input languages except the one you want to use by default to see if that may help.

Keyboard Input Language - Add or Remove

Hope this helps for now,
Shawn

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/358251-keyboard-input-language-keep-changes.html
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A:Keyboard and input language

Have you tried changing your default language?

If you have not, you could try it by following the steps below






Quote:
Start >> control panel >> in the search menu type "language" >> change keyboards and other input devices >> Keyboards and languages >> choose your new language format from the drop down menu near the top if you have already added your keyboard.


this is a rather easy solution IF it works. You could always go in and change it whenever you wish if you wanted to write a document in a different language.

hope this helps.

Scoobyd00

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A:Keyboard Input Language Help

I figured it out. Instead of adding the Korean keyboard under Korean, add the Microsoft IME Keyboard under Korean instead. It then works perfectly.

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/183306-keyboard-input-language-help.html
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A few days ago, my dad had actually tried (accidentally) to change the language to Hungarian and the Keyboard setting for it which means that the keys in my US keyboard won't be correct. The thing is, I've changed every setting back to US English, but the Hungarian one keeps going back (only the keyboard setting). So I have to go to that other administrator user to change it to US for me to type my password for the main user correctly. To be specific about the setting, it's in:
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Thanks,
djwe06
 

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The problem is, everytime I close down the window, it resets back to US English! I go back into the setting and US English is displayed in the Languages->Details menu and UK has been removed!

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A:keyboard input language problem

Try this.
Keyboard Layout - Change

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Anyone, please?

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Thank you in advance.
 

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I have some weird problem in Windows 8.

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When i click 'Language preferences' i get this window



As you can see there is no ENG so that i can remove it! When i click on 'bosanski' options i get this:



As you can see there is no anywhere English so i can remove it. On Windows 7 i dont have this problem!

A:I can't remove ENG US Keyboard from language bar

Back out to language and then select Advanced settings on the left.
Select change language bar hotkeys and then, in the next window, click the "Language Bar"
There you can choose to hide it..

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A:Language input order issue? (Set Non-MS input as secondary default)

Hello, and welcome to Bleeping Computer.
 
I can't help you with your specific problem but you may want to look here. Hope it helps.
 
Under Chinese Input Methods it says to use the Windows key and space bar to easily switch between language inputs.
 

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/528349/language-input-order-issue-set-non-ms-input-as-secondary-default/
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A:How to add new input language

Hello Startas,

You might consider refreshing Windows 8 to fix any system errors, and try adding a new input method (IME) language again afterwards.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Check the attached image :
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A:Why I have doubled input language!

Hello Amersaw, and welcome to Eight Forums.

You might see if using either option in the tutorial below may be able to remove these extra keyboard input methods.

Input Methods - Add or Remove for Keyboard Layout in Windows 8

Hope this helps,
Shawn

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/34323-why-i-have-doubled-input-language.html
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A:Input language/display

Hello Steve,

These would be two different settings as you found out. One for "Display Language" (everything), and the other "keyboard input language". The tutorials below can help show you how to change both to what you wanted.Display Language - Change

and

Keyboard Layout - Change
Hope this helps,
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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/282534-input-language-display.html
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A:US ENG Input Language Changing

If you only have 1 language set, the ENG or whatever will disappear.
Add English American & the Eng will reappear.
I could provide screen shots if you need them.
With only 1 language selected,the eng will go away.

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A:Cannot input foreign language

Hope this helps:
Can I write in Korean on any version of Windows 7?

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/71465-cannot-input-foreign-language.html
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A:Can't switch input language

Hi,
Please run ?ctfmon.exe?, does the language appear again?
And  follow the instruction below to force the exe to run each time you start windows.
Open registry, locate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run.
Create a new string value,
specify the name "CTFMon".
Type ?ctfmon?=?CTFMON.EXE? in Value data field, OK.
Restart your computer.
Regards,
YolandaYolanda
TechNet Community Support

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A:Spanish language input

Hi, prapasri.

I have written a piece of software called Spanish Typing. You can download it at http://www.echidnaware.com/spanishtyping. After installing it, you will be able to press Alt and n at the same time to type ?. I hope you find this helpful.

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A:Can't change input language.

I installed Japanese input language for the sake of screenshots, let's see if we can fix this for you.

First things first, the basics in using Japanese input language. If input language is installed and enabled, you will see it on your input method selection dialog:
When selected, the Japanese input language shows two icons (my Taskbar is vertical at left, image might look different than the same on your display):

1 = Japanese input language active
2 = Keyboard layout selector (by default Half-Width Alphanumeric)
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You can also select one of two input methods, Romaji or Kana:
A bit confusing although somewhat logical default behavior of Japanese input language might cause user to think the Japanese is not working, as it defaults to Half-width Alphanumeric keyboard layout which is basically as an English layout, using western alphabet.

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A:Removing an Input language

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows...-input-languagehope this helps you

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A:Problem with language input

I believe the language packs are only available for enterpise and ultimate versions of windows 7.
You can try adding it through internet explorer's language options. It may work that way.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972813/en-us
there's the language pack page.

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A:Changing the default input language

Hi Akimatsu,

I also use MS Office 2003 with Windows XP (although I think it works similarly with other Windows operating systems, like 2000).

I changed my default setting for MS Office 2003 default language from English U.S. to English Canadian by doing the following:

On the Windows Start menu, point to All Programs, point to Microsoft Office, point to Microsoft Office Tools, and then click Microsoft Office 2003 Language Settings.

Click the Enabled Languages tab.

In the "Choose the language that defines default behavior in Microsoft Office applications" box, select the language you want, (in this case, English) and then click OK. Make sure you also add any other languages you want enabled as secondary and supported into the right side box on your screen.

If you then want to type a Word document for example in Chinese, you can do this through the Word document itself by following instructions in the Word help section, such as the following (which directs you to MS Office Online):

About creating a Traditional Chinese document

To work with Traditional Chinese text in documents, make sure you do the following:

Set up system support for Traditional Chinese.

Enable Traditional Chinese for editing in Microsoft Office.

Obtain a Traditional Chinese Input Method Editor (IME) so that you can type Traditional Chinese text.

Microsoft Word has built-in features that help you work with Traditional Chinese text, such as support for vertical text editing and the fonts MingLiU and Arial Unicode MS, as well as SimSun for both Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese. For additional functionality, you can purchase Microsoft Proofing Tools.

Learn about other Word features for Traditional Chinese.
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Best of luck to you! I'm looking forward to hearing from other users who may have resolved similar problems.

Best regards,
Marjatta
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/changing-the-default-input-language.429054/
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Did Ukrainian keyboard layouts come with Windows or were installed separately (e.g. had been created with the keyboard layout creator)?

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Hi marcellius.ac,
" Microsoft provides this language in Office, but not in Windows 8(.1) via Control Panel in language input method."
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Please refer to the following link to install the language package and configure it .
Change your language or keyboard
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http://img180.imageshack.us/img180/4893/issue.png

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Have you been able to resolve this problem? I'm facing the same issue.

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*Picture above shows when it's unavailable.
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A:Problem with keyboard input

please do not duplicate posts - the hardware forum is fine and we can always move the post for you

closing this post

continue here
http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/1019533-problem-keyboard-input.html
 

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A:Issue with keyboard input

  
Quote: Originally Posted by edithegodfather


Hey guys, sorry for my noob question; i've looked a bit over in language/regions and ease of acces and i couldn't find what i was lookin' for so i thought i'd ask somewhere for help.
Whenever i type ' or " only once nothing happens, the symbol appears only after i pressed anything else after it, so if i were to say "nothin'happens" they appear in one word because the symbol ' appears only after i typed anything after it and the space bar doesn't count.
Any ideea what's the problem?

Thnx


My first guess is that it may be the keyboard. Can you try another?

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A:set /p is not taking input from keyboard

Code:
set /P UsersChoice=Overwrite before continue, Continue with old, Abort? o/c/a:
I believe it should be

Code:
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hello Setarkos,

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A:Keyboard Input Slow

try to narrow down ur problem, if ur keyboard response time is always slow, or it gets slower only when u browse around the web, did u install any recent software,progream n else that started the problem, its quite evident that its windows problem..
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Thanks
 

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I have tried a second keyboard( both keyboards light up) so it is a motherboard issue.....
Suggestions.....?
Secondly can the HDD be downloaded so that the program can be ran through DOS on a new computer?
Thanks
 

A:Old DOS 486 problem -- no keyboard/input -- help!

You haven't really given us enough information to help you, but yes, it is possible, to do... You can partition the hard drive of another computer into two or more partitions.. Perhaps Windows XP on one partition, and DOS 3.11 or Windows 95 or Windows 98 on the other partition. This will enable you to have a normal install... and be able to switch to the other partition to run DOS... and the program you need to get working. Any old timer computer enthusiast should be able to help you with it.
 

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What would cause this? My keyboard is plugged into the correct keyboard port on the back of the computer. Is this a sign that my computer hard drive needs cleaning up? I've been thinking of reformatting the hard drive but just can't bring myself to do it for a couple of months...

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A:slow keyboard input sometimes

More than likely, it isn't either your hard drive nor your keyboard. Outlook does it (especially if you use Word as your email editor) because it has to load the fonts in order to display text on the screen. (WYSIWYG editors, such as Word, use your print drivers to display what you see on the screen. That's why they work.)

Firefox does so whenever add-ons that check what you are typing, are enabled. You have at least one--the search bar in the top right.

Try this with Firefox: Start it up then wait until everything is loaded. It takes about 3 seconds depending on what add-ons you have. I have 12, it takes about 5 seconds for everything to load and the system to become stable.

In any case, your keyboard delay has nothing to do with your hard drive.

Courtney sends...
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/slow-keyboard-input-sometimes.578248/
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Help,

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mditlove

A:No input from mouse or keyboard

hello & welcome to TSF ,

have you tried to use PS/2 devices( wired )

normally when you have probs with wireless devices it is best to go back to the default type (wired ) then go to the device manager and check to see if you have any driver issues then try reinstalling the software if your drivers are okay

Mike

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A:Log on frozen, Does not allow keyboard input.

Dave,

Can you boot into Safe Mode?

Safe Mode

Regards,
Golden

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A:keyboard language

type 'language' into the start search (without the "" )

Click change keyboard and other input devices, is that where you looked earlioer?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/keyboard-language.904156/
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A:Keyboard Language

Hi
sorted it out. Not sure how!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

http://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/keyboard-language.4059462/
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A:Language keyboard

Which version of Windows? And do you mean that you are trying to install/switch to the Spanish language version?The reason that I ask is that most versions of Windows are limited to ONE language "pack"/install. So, if you are trying to do it by installing/activating a second language, then you will need the right version of Windows for that.For example, if you are running Windows 7, then I believe only the Enterprise and Ultimate versions support multiple languages.

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A:keyboard and input Lag in Games, not sure if infected

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A:Stuck in Bios, Can't Get Keyboard Input

why dont you try a usb keyboard?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/stuck-in-bios-cant-get-keyboard-input.802998/
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A:Windows 8 keyboard input method

Hi masinovozac, welcome to Windows EightForums!

In PC Settings check to see if UK input is set to primary.

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A:Keyboard/Mouse Input Issue

Go into the mouse properties window and see if the scrolling wheel is set to "Universal Scroll"(or something like that) and not set to "Zoom".

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/keyboard-mouse-input-issue.743792/
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A:Keyboard input causing App freeze

As long as i don't use keyboard, everything works nice and stable.
A quick googling shows this ApphangB1 issue is faced by many people. I wonder why i am facing it all of a sudden after so many years of smooth sailing with 7.

A full report from hang when tried to type something in start menu.

Description:
A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: AppHangB1
Application Name: explorer.exe
Application Version: 6.1.7601.17567
Application Timestamp: 4d672ee4
Hang Signature: 1464
Hang Type: 0
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Hang Signature 1: 1464218bd39880a5f084580160e63a27
Additional Hang Signature 2: 0fd5
Additional Hang Signature 3: 0fd503679453becbed7675dae837edbf
Additional Hang Signature 4: 1464
Additional Hang Signature 5: 1464218bd39880a5f084580160e63a27
Additional Hang Signature 6: 0fd5
Additional Hang Signature 7: 0fd503679453becbed7675dae837edbf

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A:Keyboard pin stuck in PS2 input on motherboard

Try At Your Own Risk!

Just a suggestion (AKA, try at your own risk!), get a toothpick and put a dab of super glue on the end. Then stick it on the broken off piece. Make sure not to get any on the rest of the port. Most super glue will instantly bond with plastic and you only need to put a tiny, tiny, tiny amount on the toothpick. Once it dries, should be about 20 seconds, pull it out. If that doesn't work, get a really big hammer and pull a Tim Allen on it! :knock:
 

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I hope I'm not wasting your time here as I'm not positive this is a virus malware keylogger whatever issue but I came here knowing you're all knowledgeable in this and Game lag. input(mouse/keyboard) hoping you could at least cross this as an issue off the list Recently I've had issues I've actually only played Borderlands and Dragon Age Origins to test this with my input being lagged or delayed not sure how to put it Basically if I'm standing still looking around everything is fine however when I start moving my character once I release the button whether it be the movement keys or the mouse button while looking around it carries on for anywhere from to seconds I've tried many different game performance things such as Vsync and Mouse Smoothing etc Anyways I'm STILL waiting on the RootRepeal to finish boy this has taken all day but I'm hoping the DDS may lead to something while I wait Thanks in advance EDIT I added a HijackThis log for a bit more info until this RootRepeal is done DDS Ver - - - NTFSx Run by glen at on Internet Explorer BrowserJavaVersion Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition GMT - AV AVG Anti-Virus Free On-access scanning enabled Updated DDD - FF- F- E B- D D BF Running Processes C WINDOWS system Ati evxx exe C WINDOWS system svchost -k DcomLaunch svchost exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe -k netsvcs svchost exe C WINDOWS system Ati evxx exe svchost exe C WINDOWS system spoolsv exe C WINDOWS Explorer EXE svchost exe C Program Files Common Files Apple Mobile Device Support bin AppleMobileDeviceService exe C PROGRA AVG AVG avgwdsvc exe C Program Files Bonjour mDNSResponder exe C Program Files Java jre bin jqs exe C WINDOWS system PnkBstrA exe C WINDOWS RTHDCPL EXE C PROGRA AVG AVG avgtray exe C PROGRA AVG AVG avgrsx exe C Program Files iTunes iTunesHelper exe C Program Files Java jre bin jusched exe C PROGRA AVG AVG avgnsx exe C WINDOWS system ctfmon exe C Program Files Windows Live Messenger msnmsgr exe C Program Files ATI Technologies ATI ACE Core-Static MOM exe C Program Files DAEMON Tools Lite daemon exe C Program Files Common Files Ahead Lib NMBgMonitor exe C Program Files Spybot - Search amp Destroy TeaTimer exe C Program Files SUPERAntiSpyware SUPERAntiSpyware exe C Program Files Common Files Ahead Lib NMIndexStoreSvr exe C WINDOWS system SearchIndexer exe C PROGRA Game input(mouse/keyboard) lag. AVG AVG avgemc exe C Program Files AVG AVG avgcsrvx exe C Program Files iPod bin iPodService exe C Program Files ATI Technologies ATI ACE Core-Static ccc exe C Program Files Windows Live Contacts Game input(mouse/keyboard) lag. wlcomm exe C Program Files Mozilla Firefox firefox exe C WINDOWS system msiexec Game input(mouse/keyboard) lag. exe C Documents and Settings glen Desktop dds scr Pseudo HJT Report uInternet Settings ProxyOverride local uURLSearchHooks H - No File uURLSearchHooks AVG Security Toolbar BHO a bc a - f - -aa - d c - c program files avg avg toolbar IEToolbar dll mURLSearchHooks AVG Security Toolbar BHO a bc a - f - -aa - d c - c program files avg avg toolbar IEToolbar dll BHO Adobe PDF Link Helper df c-e ad- -a -fa c ebdc - c program files common files adobe acrobat activex AcroIEHelperShim dll BHO AVG Safe Search ca f - f e- b -a e- e e c c - c program files avg avg avgssie dll BHO Spybot-S amp D IE Protection - f - d - - d f - c program files spybot - search amp destroy SDHelper dll BHO C C A-E - b - D - CECB - No File BHO Windows Live Sign-in Helper d - c - abf- ecc- c - c program files common files microsoft shared windows live WindowsLiveLogin dll BHO AVG Security Toolbar BHO a bc a - f - -aa - d c - c program files avg avg toolbar IEToolbar dll BHO Java Plug-In SSV Helper dbc -a - b-bc - c c c a - c program files java jre bin jp ssv dll BHO JQSIEStartDetectorImpl Class e e f - ce- c -bc -eabfe f c - c program files java jre lib deploy jqs ie jqs plugin dll TB AVG Security Toolbar ccc a -b ca- -b a - f dd - c program files avg avg toolbar IEToolbar dll EB - a - b-a - c a a - No File uRun CTFMON E... Read more

A:Game input(mouse/keyboard) lag.

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.Close the program window, and delete the program from your desktop.Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run. After downloading the tool, disconnect from the internet and disable all antivirus protection. Run the scan, enable your A/V and reconnect to the internet. Information on A/V control HERE

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Hello,
I am trying to reuse a old HP Compaq machine as a CCTV server using iSpy: Open Source Camera Security Software.

Whenever I boot up the machine, everything is normal, UNTIL I get to the (Windows 9x style) login page, when mouse and keyboard do not work.

The keyboard works fine in the BIOS, but the mouse can't be tested.

I have a Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 1a CD.
The OS on the HP is Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3.

I am without broadband, using a dongle to rely on for internet, so ISOs and torrents are a big no no.

This is using a wireless keyboard and a wired mouse, both USB. As I said above, the keyboard works fine in the BIOS. Both keyboard and mouse work on a Windows 8.1 machine, so I know it is the computer's problem.
Any ideas? Thanks,
-Errordotlog

A:Keyboard and mouse input not working

UPDATE : Found "HP Restore CD", but the computer does not recognise it. BIOS says "No IDE drive found"

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