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#1 DottieR

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Posted 28 December 2009 - 05:28 PM

The first time my keyboard would not work was a couple of weeks ago. It happened again 2 days ago and now again today. MS Help says to uninstall it then reboot. This works but is getting annoying.

It is the original one I got with my Dell XPS. Nothing was ever spilled on it, but it does get a bit dusty. I have been using XP for a couple years so I don't think it is an OS ncompatibility problem.
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Posted 29 December 2009 - 01:06 PM

If this is a USB keyboard, try another outlet
If you have already reinstalled the driver, about the only other thing to try is another keyboard if you can borrow one
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Posted 29 December 2009 - 01:57 PM

If this is a USB keyboard, try another outlet
If you have already reinstalled the driver, about the only other thing to try is another keyboard if you can borrow one


Yeah, one with a PS/2 connector.
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#4 DottieR

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Posted 29 December 2009 - 02:12 PM

It is not USB connected. It is the keyboard that came with the computer and has its own color coded socket. The driver has worked for almost 10 yrs. I just reformatted the disk a couple of months ago so the OS should be pretty clean.




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