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Old 11-17-2012, 06:06 PM   #1
m4west
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Unhappy USB Wireless Keyboard with Mint


I have just installed a Technika usb wireless keyboard / mouse on Mint.
the problem I have is as the wireless settings does not boot until the system has booted I need to keep an old keyboard on the floor so I can hit enter to start the boot process.
Is there anyway I can configure startup so it goes directly into boot mode and not stop and ask me how I wish to boot ( boot, safe mode etc)
 
Old 11-18-2012, 08:50 AM   #2
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That should be a BIOS setting. When you turn the computer on, before any of the boot devices are engaged, there should be a message on the screen prompting you to press F2 (or F10 or F12, or ??) to change the system settings.
 
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Old 11-18-2012, 02:42 PM   #3
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Smile USB Wireless Keyboard with Mint

Many thanks Rock Doctor, went into Bios and enabled Legacy keyboard and mouse and now everything is cooking on gas.
 
  


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