I have an old computer from around 1995. It's from a computer brand that I've never heard of called Samanna Compu-Solutions. I am unsure of the model. The problem is, I only have one PS/2 port to work with. Since the computer is from 1995, there are no USB ports. The PS/2 port is labeled as a mouse port, and I've tried a keyboard on there to no avail. My question is: why isn't there a keyboard port? Without a keyboard, there's no way to get past the BIOS.
I'm also getting a CMOS checksum error. The computer is using the Award Modular BIOS v4.51PG. It has 64MB of RAM, and a Pentium MMX 233MHz CPU.
Keyboard error or no keyboard present
CMOS checksum error - Defaults loaded
Press F1 to continue, DEL to enter SETUP
Without a keyboard, I can't press F1 to continue, or press DEL to enter the setup.
I have tried:
- Clearing the CMOS/removing the motherboard battery
- Unplugging the keyboard and plugging it back in (while the computer is off, I've heard PS/2 is not hot swappable)
Basically, what I'm trying to solve is how I can use a keyboard and mouse at the same time. Any help would be appreciated.