No Keyboard on XP reinstall (enter product key)
Posted on 2004-08-09
I installed spy sweeper on an xp pro machine to remove
some adware that was bothering me. After the removal was
complete it asked to reboot my system. After the reboot
i clicked on the user to login and when I hit any key (to
enter password) i then loose both my mouse and keyboard.
I tried safe mode reboot but same thing. It was
impossible to login.
So I attempted to do a windows repair install. However,
when i get to the part of the install that you enter your
CD product key when i hit the first key I then loose the
mouse and the keyboard again. So now it is impossible to
complete the install too.
One important note is that shortly before it gets to this
point in the install when it is "installing components"
the system looks for the file "djtopr1150.exe" & does
not find it. When I looked this file up i see that it is some
kind of hijacker file used by adware. I am wondering if this
has something to do with me loosing my mouse and keyboard.
Can anyone offer any help?