Keyboard/Mouse not responding after wubi installation on Vista

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Old 11-10-2009
Keyboard/Mouse not responding after wubi installation on Vista

Hi Team,

I wanted to install Ubunutu on my laptop and it currently has windows vista installed on it. I tried to install Ubunto 9.04 using wubi installer and everything went fine and I selected Ubuntu from dropdown menu after the system restarted. But when the sytem shows the username page to login the KEYBOARD and MOUSE are not responding. i tried the following commands but none of them really helped.

Or any other key F1-F12

I then uninstalled ubuntu from add/remove programs in vista and then tried to install Ubuntu 8.04 but the same issue happened while trying to login. Keyboard/mouse not responding.

I am using Lenovo Y series laptop and using the inbuilt keyboard/mouse.

few months ago i was trying to install Ubuntu using virtual PC on my office machine. even then i had similar issue with keyboard/mouse and somehow i fixed the issue by following some instructions i saw in one forum. But i lost that information now.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks and Regards,
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Old 11-10-2009
Why don't you try install ubuntu with Vista in dual boot ?
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Old 11-10-2009
i preferred this method (wubi) as controlling ubuntu is very easy ( uninstallation can be done through add/remove programs) and i also heard lot of peple saying vista not booting up after they dual boot with ubuntu ...

I didnt want to take any risk as this is my only machine.
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Old 11-10-2009
In any case the best place would be there
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