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ps/2 port of the case doesn't work properly

I'm going to install Win XP on my computer (I had win 7 but had some problem with installing the HP printer on it and so I decide to install XP because that printer seems to be installed properly on ...
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Capslock remap on old ps/2 keyboard

I have an old IBM keyboard connected to my laptop with a ps/2 to usb adapter. I'm having trouble remapping the capslock to the ctrl key in linux. Holding the capslock, remapped to ctrl, only works for ...
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Multimedia keyboard not working after power loss

I have a PS/2 multimedia keyboard and everytime my computer shutsdown unexpectedly (i.e power failure) my keyboard turns on numlock while the computer is off. When I start the computer, the numeric ...
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Is it possible to remap keys or change default domain prior to windows login?

I recently went into the workstation of a separated employee who refused to give us his login and blanked the password via an ntpasswd live usb. This worked as expected but when I got to the login ...
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Using USB to PS/2 splitter it works good, but I can't type “<” and “>” on the PS/2 keyboard

I'm using a USB to PS/2 splitter it works good, but I can't type "<" and ">" on the PS/2 keyboard. The mouse works just fine, and so does the keyboard, except I can't type these to keys, which is ...
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where can I get a ps/2 driver

I am using a microsoft natural multimedia keyboard 1.0a and my computer has no ps/2 port so I got a ps/2 to USB adapter. The keyboard won't type anything however, not even the basics. I think I need a ...
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PS/2 vs USB keyboards: performance and energy consumption

As far as I know, PS/2 keyboards are interrupt driven, while USB are polled. Typically a PS/2 keyboard was assigned IRQ_1 on Windows. I'm no hardware expert, but at a first glance seems like the PS/2 ...
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How to press F1 for BIOS without keyboard (PS/2 port broken)

A friend of mine has an old PC on which the PS/2 port is broken. After resetting the BIOS a "Press F1 to continue" prompt has blocked us from keep going. The PS/2 port is broken and the USB ports are ...
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PS/2 to USB adapter doesn't work with Model M keyboard

I bought a server about 3 months ago from a friend, and I have only had time to tinker with it in the last week. I noticed that this server doesn't have any PS/2 ports, which meant configuring it was ...
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PS2 to USB adapter for keyboard [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Connect a keyboard to my laptop Is it possible to connect PS2 keyboard using USB port to computer via adapter or converter ?
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PS2-USB keyboard solutions (spring return keyboard, UK layout)

I have several really nice big old clicky spring return Dell keyboards (these go back to the Pentium 2 era, if anyone's wondering how I managed to get "Dell keyboard" and "nice" into the same ...
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PS/2 and USB Keyboard is not working !

let me make is clear that it is a different question from other related questions already posted here. Here is the scenario,No OS is installed in Computer. I am trying to install windows xp ...