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I can't use the keyboard?

by Ryanwh / December 1, 2004 2:36 AM PST

Dear Friends!
My PC cann't see the keyboard althought i go to add new hardware.I thought this keyboard is broken, then i changed a new one, but it didn't work. Maybe its drive is deleted. How can i do with this situation? Please help me . Thanks

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Re: I can't use the keyboard?
by Yew / December 1, 2004 2:41 AM PST

If two different keyboards fail to work, it sounds more like a dead port. So, assuming it's a PS/2 keyboard (small round plug), you can either buy a new USB keyboard, or a PS/2-->USB adapter. Personally, I'd go for the new keyboard, because I've seen plenty of those adapters literally come apart at the seams and become useless.

If you've got one of those obnoxious Dell systems without any PS/2 ports, then try moving the keyboard to a different USB port. If you have any front ports, those are often times on a different USB controller from the back ones. You could probably also buy a USB hub if you're running short on ports.

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How about a lot of info as to how
by Ray Harinec / December 1, 2004 2:45 AM PST

you got to this situation. What Op Sys, what type computer et al. Did the computer ever work? We can't guess this info. We need you to tell us to get started.

Did this or any other keyboard ever work?? Is it a PS2 keyboard or a USB keyboard [big difference depending on the vintage of your computer].

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