How To Install a KeyBoard?

Okay what I mean is I have a HP laptop with Vista, and I wanted to connect a External keyboard to it, So I got a PS2-USB adapter, I plugged it in, and nothing happened, I tried 2 different keyboards and usb ports, and restarted my computer, So Where and what driver would I have to download or how to get it to work?

THERE IS nothing in Bios to adjust i checked, and What about that you have to change the usb2.0 port to usb 1.0, how do i do that if thats the issue?

Thanks
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  1. Question... Maybe the adapter is bad??

    I ran into many USB / PS2 adapters that are bad. Can you try it with a cheap $10 USB keyboard from somewhere or borrow one?
  2. tecmo34 said:
    Question... Maybe the adapter is bad??

    I ran into many USB / PS2 adapters that are bad. Can you try it with a cheap $10 USB keyboard from somewhere or borrow one?



    well when i plug it in the keyboard lights up quickly, but nothing is being transmitted when i press the keys, like power goes to it, but i cant type
  3. Did u check whether your keyboard is listed in device manager ?
  4. amjay1985 said:
    Did u check whether your keyboard is listed in device manager ?



    this is what its listed: http://img20.imageshack.us/img20/6069/dddlo.png

    And i dont know, if it was listed, shouldnt it be working?
  5. yutubemedia said:
    this is what its listed: http://img20.imageshack.us/img20/6069/dddlo.png

    And i dont know, if it was listed, shouldnt it be working?



    yes, if its listed, it should work

    Have you tried a different keyboard ...or...tried this keyboard in other laptop. Bcoz there may be two possibilities:
    1. Your keyboard is bad :pfff:
    2. There is some software issue in your laptop (driver related or hardware conflict or i dont know).
  6. amjay1985 said:
    yes, if its listed, it should work

    Have you tried a different keyboard ...or...tried this keyboard in other laptop. Bcoz there may be two possibilities:
    1. Your keyboard is bad :pfff:
    2. There is some software issue in your laptop (driver related or hardware conflict or i dont know).



    i dont know though if any of those are th keyboard listed? could be other things. But yes tried 2 keyboards and 3 slots
  7. yutubemedia said:
    Okay what I mean is I have a HP laptop with Vista, and I wanted to connect a External keyboard to it, So I got a PS2-USB adapter, I plugged it in, and nothing happened, I tried 2 different keyboards and usb ports, and restarted my computer, So Where and what driver would I have to download or how to get it to work?

    THERE IS nothing in Bios to adjust i checked, and What about that you have to change the usb2.0 port to usb 1.0, how do i do that if thats the issue?

    Thanks


    If you plug ps2 you the computer needs to be off before plunging it in.

    1- shut down computer
    2- plug ps2 keyboard
    3- boot up

    if it doesn't work = bad keyboard or bad plug in

    if it didn't work usb good chance you got a bad keyboard
  8. dextermat said:
    If you plug ps2 you the computer needs to be off before plunging it in.

    1- shut down computer
    2- plug ps2 keyboard
    3- boot up

    if it doesn't work = bad keyboard or bad plug in

    if it didn't work usb good chance you got a bad keyboard



    Tried it, does not work still. And its not a bad keyboard, I tried 2 different keyboards, 3 different USB slots, and the keyboards light up when i plug the PS2 adapter in, but I just cant type or use any keys at all
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