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No keyboard working

By ksandy ·
My computer cannot working with any keyboard. Only sometimes for short periods.
Can i use a USB keyboard instead?

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by willcomp In reply to No keyboard working

Probably, depends on your PC, BIOS, and OS.

1) Win98SE or later is needed.

2) USB port (obvious)

3) BIOS support for USB keyboard if you want it available during bootup.

Most BIOSes have a setting that enables USB keyboard support. Ensure that USB keyboard is enabled while a PS/2 keyboard is connected.

Windows should automatically recognize and configure the USB keyboard.


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by zlitocook In reply to No keyboard working

Why is the keyboard not working right? Is the Ps2 port defective or is it not plugged in all the way? Has the plastic tab broken off in the port, so that another ketboard can not be inserted all the way? If so you can remove the tab from the new keyboard plug and get it to go all the way in. If this is not the problem you could have a virus or such. Try using stinger, it is a free down load and you can down load it with different virus deffs. It runs from ether the O/S orDos.

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by kewlice33 In reply to No keyboard working

Definitely, Yes! If you have a USB port (which is very common on most computers), then you can use a USB keyboard. Just unplug your current keyboard, plug the USB keyboard in and turn the computer on.

By the way, you might want to consider trying your keyboard on another computer. If it works on another computer, then you might have some problems with your port. If not, then your keyboard is failing.

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