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Keyboard doesn't work to select safe mode

I have a pc that has the FBI virus that is out right now. I need to get in safe mode. I tap f8 to get the menu up, but it won't let me move up or down to select safe mode.

There are no ps/2 ports on this pc.

This is a usb keyboard wired.
1 Solution
Try resetting the BIOS using the motherboard jumper or by removing the CMOS battery for 10 min.

Try another keyboard which you know works.
☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
Check your BIOS/Setup options for Legacy USB and make sure it is enabled.

Some machines have a dedicated USB port for Keyboard at boot so  try the lot (and just in case voltage over the USB hub is an issue disconnect all other USB devices including mouse)
cnl83Author Commented:
I had to plug it in the front USB port

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