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Old Keyboard on New Computer

My handy IBM SpaceSaver 2 keyboard (Part #28L3644) works well on my ThinkCentre M50 (Windows XP). But it's having trouble on my new ThinkCentre M58p (Windows Vista Business). I was able to use keystrokes (no trackpoint movements) to guide the new computer through its initial ("factory installation") startup, but then all response to the keyboard disappeared. I was able to shut down after I plugged in an Microsoft USB mouse independently.

What would help? Settings? Drivers? PS/2 to USB plug adapters? Magic pixie dust?

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