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Boot Up Problem with Eclipse II Keyboard

I recently purchased the Eclipse II keyboard and like it very much
When I attempt to press "Esc" F12 or F2 on reboot to enter the computer
Bios, setup, ect., it will not do so. The lights on the keyboard go off,
then come back on and it ignores the commands. I had to connect my old
Dell keyboard to access the settings. Is it because the keyboard is USB
or is it something else? Is there a update or anything to fix this
problem? It is very, very annoying to have to dig out an old keyboard
just to access these settings. I dread my next hard drive format and
Windows installation due to this problem. Please help.

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Re: Boot Up Problem with Eclipse II Keyboard

If you have a newer system you can enable USB legacy support via bios and your new keyboard should work fine, otherwise, your keyboard will only work once the operating system is booted up.

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