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Keyboard Won't Work


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#1 Rod/west

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Posted 17 March 2007 - 01:43 PM

Hello.......I had a Emachine T2200 model and it died as all Emachine do of a early death, and I needed the information on my hard drive as the motherboard of the Emachine had died and not worth replacing.......I had a computer custom made that installed my old hard drive as well as a new one, plus a lot more Ram and other goodies. but when I attempted to attach my old EMacine keyboard I saw that the USB needed to go into the PS/2 port, so I get an adapter......I hook it up and I get nothing!!!....the computer don't see the old keyboard, so I check the Control Panel and it said it was already using a 101 standard keyboard....The EMachine keyboard is a multi media type, more keys and function....my question is "How can I make this new computer use my EMachine old keyboard?

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Posted 21 March 2007 - 08:17 AM

Did you install the right drivers for it?

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Posted 21 March 2007 - 09:39 PM

Indeed, drivers will fix that pretty fast :thumbsup:.

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Posted 21 March 2007 - 09:54 PM

I not sure I understand this correctly, is you keyboard connected normally through a USB port? If it is and you had problem with it you need to enable it in the BIOS. I don't understand why on a new build that surely would have multiple USB ports you would need a PS/2 adaptor.

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