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Old 10-08-2006, 04:05 AM   #1
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I created a boot disk and then tried running all of the files on the disk in windows before restarting my laptop with the boot disk inserted, the disk preformed a few tasks and then I played California Games. After restarting to windows XP I discovered my keyboard was screwed up. Normally, being a laptop, the numberpad is layed over the existing alphabet and used by pressing the Function key. Well the keys got reversed and now I have to press the function key to use the alphabet! I've tried flashing the system bois. I've tried unistalling the keyboard driver only to have the same win default 102 key driver auto installed after a restart since i can't find a keyboard driver for my dell latitude cpia336t notebook.

How can I fix this problem? and what else may have been screwed up by running this disk's files in windows?
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Old 10-08-2006, 05:53 AM   #2
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Moving to technical since this have absolutly nothing to do with troubleshooting.
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Old 10-08-2006, 11:54 AM   #3
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Apparently your Autoexec.bat and Config.sys have been corrupted.

What gave you this "brilliant" idea to try running the bootdisk when your main OS was running?
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Old 10-08-2006, 12:42 PM   #4
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<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Eagle of Fire @ Aug 10 2006, 01:53 AM) [snapback]247703[/snapback]</div>
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Moving to technical since this have absolutly nothing to do with troubleshooting.[/b]
Sorry bout that. I didn't notice the Technical Stuff forum since it was under Chatterbox. The Troubleshooting forum didn't seem right, but I was troubleshooting my laptop's keyboard after-all.

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What gave you this "brilliant" idea to try running the bootdisk when your main OS was running?
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The boot disk installer had just finished, and I was just about to click on 'ok' when a window poped up showing the a drive and its contents. My cursor fell on a file(I believe it was the .exe file) and excecuted it, since I've got windows set up as a single click interface. :tai: So naturally being midnight and half asleep, I tried running the rest of the files as well.
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Old 10-08-2006, 01:37 PM   #5
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Ok, I managed to fix the keyboard problem. Thanks anyways.
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