Event ID 7026

KB ID 0000143 


Event ID 7026

Following boot-start system-start driver(s) failed to load: i8042prt

PS2 Mouse Driver – Booting a machine without a keyboard, or with a USB keyboard can cause this problem.


Stop this Service from starting – Note this SHOULDN’T affect your keyboard but if it does have a USB keyboard handy and DON’T disable the PS2 Ports in the machines BIOS

Start > Run > Regedit {enter} Navigate to, HKEY LOCAL MACHINESYSTEMCURRENTCONTROLSETSERVICESi8042prt On the right hand pane change Start from 1 to 4 (disabled).


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