Re: *URGENT!* Multiple problems
Listen if your project is due tomorrow, I would recommend opening up the computer, taking out the harddrive, setting it to slave in another computer and just finishing the project. Troubleshooting problems on here can take a few days.
Also as to actually fixing the problem; if your PSU is insufficent or starting to wane, (meaning lose its power from continued use and age), the first thing your computer will do usually is not deliver power to external ports like PS2 ports and USB ports. Usually you get a popup error in the bottom right hand corner of the screen but not always.
If you have a video card, try removing and setting the computer to use onboard video, and dettach any CD drives or anything else that consumes power. See if it works then to see if this is the problem.
Otherwise could be a mobo problem which would be real bad.
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