Keyboard is unresponsive after restart

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After I restart my computer, my keyboard is unresponsive. I can't enter password and have to go through forgotten password. My keyboard will accept input then. 


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  • TheRealRaven
    What type of system? What OS are you using? What type of keyboard, especially connection type? Which password? Is it a local or network password?
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  • Subhendu Sen

    More information is needed. Generally there are two types of ports like PS/2 port or connector and USB/ Universal Serial Bus, is the most common type of interface that is used today. Also OS is an important part to identify the error.

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  • Subhendu Sen
    Moreover, you can check with another keyboard, if any & make sure that your keyboard is OK. Also, change port to check either it is OK, if there is a provision.
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  • ToddN2000
    what OS are you running? Is this a USB or wireless keyboard? 
    Have you tried booting your system in safe mode to see if the keyboard works? Provide more details for a better response.
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  • ToddN2000
    Does this only happen after a restart? You can test this by locking or logging off and trying to log back in. If you are on Windows 10 , click the Windows Icon to find the options to lock or log out (top icon),
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  • Subhendu Sen
    One more thought, you can restart your system in Safe mode and try to use your keyboard. If not responding, check the port/ keyboard.
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  • Subhendu Sen
    Sometimes, driver uninstall & then reinstall might work. You can open Device Manager and uninstall the keyboard driver under Keyboard section. After that restart the system, it installs the driver automatically. But be careful. However you did not mention OS, this procedure is for Windows OS.
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  • ToddN2000
    how long after a restart are you waiting? I know some computer I have worked with will have the same issue and even affect the mouse. You can move it and try clicking an icon...A lot of times it will not do anything until the system is totally up and all updates have completed.
    It's just a long delay and gets longer the more software you add to the system.
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  • Subhendu Sen
    You can check the keyboard by bring another one from your neighbor/ friend, if there is a provision. If the keyboard responses to normal startups, then the actual keyboard nay have problems.
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