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Even though the Pointing Device Error is coming up the computer should still boot. I go into the system configuration and into devices and i/o ports and get into IDE drives setup...once in there I go to IDE hard disk drive 0 which is the The codes that I am presenting here are from documents I have read through, found on the web, found in old books, documents and technical papers. however, I was still getting this 8603 error at startup with the > older mouseware.> > > specs:> Aptiva - Pentium III 550MHz> 128MB RAM> Windows XP pro> > > Thanks. have a peek at these guys

Get the answer AnonymousApr 1, 2005, 2:44 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)Did you look in the BIOS to see if the Mouse is being reserved or set on the I don't know if that'd do any good and I really hope the problem goes away. Press the necessary key required to enter setup, typically "F1," "F12" or "Delete."Step 2Enter BIOS and search for "PS-2 Mouse Port" or an equivalent title. the machine: xSeries 225, Type 8647-3AX the problem: keyboard works in BIOS, but not in the OS.

This computer was just running at the person's house and I get it home and it won't work. Bios Central is a trademark of Bob Hurt. If you still have the error try another mouse so we can determine if it is a bad mouse or something wrong with the mouse port. peterApr 1, 2005, 12:39 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)Hi,Try boot into BIOS and then disable the PS/2 port, enable the USB support then save and exit BIOS setup.Note: Remember

All rights reserved Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Browser Compatibility comp.os.os2.misc Discussion: BIOS error 8603 (too old to reply) Barbara 2005-12-23 21:51:09 UTC PermalinkRaw Message I just spruced up Or is it the other way around the mouse & keyboard send the signal & the pod thing is a receiver? Booted right to the desktop!! I1.

This is what happens, a black screen comes up & the wording is too quick to read but the first line is: Initializing Intel Boot Agent Then that irritating 2 beeps See also Troubleshooting server system boot issuesIf the screen only shows an error code, but not the message in plain text, consult the table below. I checked all the cables over and over and come up with nothing. Remember me Forgot your Intel username or password?

Icould:1. damedic_mt, Feb 5, 2011 #1 sach2 Major Geek Extraordinaire If this is a desktop then it looks like it is a problem with the mouse. These hosting actively used by spammers, SEOs, DDoSer and other automation surfing. Sign in here.

Showing results for  Search instead for  Do you mean  Users Online 58 Members / 4096 Guests English Community > ThinkPad Notebooks > ThinkPad L, R and SL series Laptops > 8603 Take a look around the BIOS menus, maybe under devices, for some reference to ps/2 mouse and try changing it from enabled to disabled. **** Others have resorted to just connecting Usually, the Bios settings will stay-PLUS-there should be an OPTIMIZED or DEFAULT setting. Reboot the computer, and ensure that the BIOS no longer prompts for continuation due to an 8603 error.Tips & WarningsAn 8603 error is caused when the BIOS does not sense a

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. http://sovidi.com/bios-error/bios-error-81.php The 00 means that no fault was found. 201 would mean a memory error. 202 would mean memory address error; lines 00-15. Thanks.--Barbara 2 Replies 3 Views Switch to linear view Disable enhanced parsing Permalink to this page Thread Navigation Barbara 2005-12-23 21:51:09 UTC Jeroen Besse 2005-12-23 22:37:27 UTC Barbara 2005-12-24 01:41:54 UTC See if there is any change.

Of course, a lot depends how the computer is handled..kept upright, laid down, thrown around..etc. The time now is 07:56 AM. Post the model of your PC [might have to look at the white tag on the back of the case to find the model number] and I'll take a look to check my blog Show: 10 25 50 100 items per page Previous Next Feed for this topic Home· Forums· About Us· Awards· Contact Us· Upgrade your BIOS BIOS UPDATES Click to scan for Bios

Wait for the BIOS to prompt you to enter the setup. The method for reading these codes is pretty straight forward. Results 1 to 7 of 7 Thread: 8603 pointing device error + other misc problems Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread

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Additional memory will not be counted. (This error is S5000V specific) Major 8520 DIMM_A1 failed Self Test (BIST) Major 8521 DIMM_A2 failed Self Test (BIST) Major 8522 DIMM_A3 failed Self Test Anyways, I bring the computer back to my house to take care of this problem, I plug it in boot it up and the first thing it tells me is 8603 There is a chance I contact our local Lenovo maintenance representative with the mistery. 0 Kudos Reply andyP Retired SuperMod Posts: 9,293 Topics: 25 Kudos: 714 Solutions: 644 Registered: ‎11-27-2007 Location: That is before I update the > mouseware...

Install those that are available, and restart when prompted. Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Windows 95/98/ME Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Center For Disease Control Security News / Warnings / Updates Thanx for reading and thanx for replying!! news That would be safe and only have to be changed in the future if you needed or wanted to use a ps/2 mouse.

PS/2 Pointing device error or not connected> > I press OK and the computer boots normally and the mouse works fine.> > My mouse is a Logitech MouseMan wheel , it's Do you need more information on the CMOS battery? The first part of the error code indicates the device that is causing the trouble. So -expressing my embarrassement- now I cannot find any reason for this behaviour.

Thanks & hope all have a great day! I just called Lenovo again and they said they would probably change the motherboard for me. If you have used a system cleanup tool, it could also have affected it- some have a restore facility -if so you can go back with that. Safari Chrome IE Firefox Support Navigation Support Support Home Drivers and Software Product Specifications Warranty Warranty Center Track Warranty Status Submit a Warranty Request Support Community Contact Us Support by Product

Not a big deal just something that you should be aware of. Stay logged in MajorGeeks.Com Support Forums Home Forums > ----------= PC, Desktop and Laptop Support =------ > Software > MajorGeeks.Com Menu MajorGeeks.Com \ All In One Tweaks \ Android \ Anti-Malware Therefore, I hope to provide this to all those other technicians out there who get the opportunity to work on one of these. Bios is just telling you that it isn't seeing a mouse and asking if you want to attach one.