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No Keyboard Responce

Just put together a mut computer, hard drives, cdroms from a few other computers, etc,etc. I loaded xp onto this dinosaur, and everything works flawlessly- except the keyboard. I've got several kboards that I've plugged in, and have the same result with all.
The device manager recognizes this keyboard being installed, however I have no output. Any ideas?

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What make and model of machine? Since it is older.. Check and make sure that a pin did not let go in the socket from an old keybord.. had this happen a few times Good luck

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