how to enable USB keyboard by using a software that i can download from internet free. i have used my friend's keyboard (not USB keyboard) to get into bios setup to enable usb keyboard option from peripheral but there was no option for that, so i want a software that i can install on operating system (windows xp) to enable that option or to directly enable my USB keyboard for booting,bios etc.
There is no software that your can install to get your usb keyboard to work in your BIOS. You need to go into the BIOS and enable legacy USB. Depending on your computer and the age of it, you just may not be able to use a USB keyboard in low level.
There are USB to PS2 converters that you will be able to use, but that's just another part to buy.
PS/2 keyboards are more dependable for the above reason. If you have a PS/2 port then use it. I am running a fairly modern system with Windows 7 and I am still using a 7 or 8 year old Microsoft internet keyboard. Drivers are still available.
Wireless keyboards are more trouble than they are worth, IMO.
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