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How to use an extra keyboard

Hi,
I bought an external keyboard from a friend of mine, who used it with her desktop computer (windows xp model).
Now my computer is acer aspire 3680.
I connected those two, but nothing happened. The keyboard didn't come with any cd rom, so no driver for it with me. (I don't even know if the problem is I don't have a driver for it.)
Could someone help me?

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  • AmyMM Jan 30, 2008

    Thank you for your help!
    I have a converter from ps2 to USB and I'm using it. So no problem for that.
    The keyboard has the mark of microsoft on it.
    FCC ID: E5XKB5137
    Model No.: 5137
    I don't know if these info. are helpful.

  • bastornado Feb 04, 2008

    thak

  • meltoi Jul 13, 2008

    I just got an extra keyboard from a friend. It's Compaq FCC ID No.E5XKB5137; Model No. 5137. I was told it can go with my DELL Computer. It doesn't work after rebooting. Do I need a driver for this?

  • Pascal Willemen
    Pascal Willemen May 11, 2010

    Most keyboards should work out of the box. But note that most laptops nowadays don't have PS/2 ports. So this keyboard can probably only be connected when it's a USB one.

    When you connect it to a USB port it should work. What kind of keyboard is it?



    Greetings,

    DarkNeogen.

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What that i can see form jyour case is that your notebook is disabled to us e usb keyboards.

what i can suggest you to do is to go to the BIOS SETUP
and enable this option.

you can enter to the BIOS page by hiting F2 or DEL key, according to your manufacturer.

i hoope this will work on the basis of your description.

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I suggest, just buy a usb port keyboard. Its easy to use, it a plug and play.

don't know if these info. are helpful.

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