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Re: [OT] BIOS Power On by PS/2 Keyboard

On Sat, 23 Jul 2011 09:20:22 -0500, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:


> APM configuration has an item "Power On by PS/2 Keyboard" that I had set
> to "space bar". But I was getting errors on my keyboard. So I bought a
> new keyboard, which had exactly the same errors, so the problem was not
> the keyboard.
> So I disabled that feature.
> Now what has me stumped is that even though "Power on by PS/2 Keyboard"
> is disabled, I can still power on the system by hitting the space bar
> twice. And it seems that the keyboard errors have disappeared.
> Anyone venture an explanation?

You mean that although you have that option turned off in the BIOS you 
can still start your computer -from a cold state, not from suspension nor 
hibernation- when you hit the space bar? And just the space bar or any 

It could be a BIOS problem, then. Have you contacted Asus for this?



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