+ 0 Votes Couple of thoughts robo_dev 4 years ago if the keyboard works in bios, it is not a keyboard problem, and there are not typically any bios settings that relate to ps2 keyboard. Have you tried another PS2 keyboard? Have you tried resetting the bios to factory defaults? Have you tried other bootable CDs? Maybe your XP CD is not reading properly and the boot process is hanging at the point where it prompts for keyboard input. Sometimes the fix for that is simply cleaning the CD. + 0 Votes USB Emulation Brenton Keegan 4 years ago Turn on USB emulation in the BIOS. + 0 Votes USB Emulation Brenton Keegan 4 years ago Turn on USB emulation in the BIOS.