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I need a driver to connect my older PC Concepts, isometric keyboard to my Windows XP laptop using a serial port for attaching. Pad works, but not keys. Thanks. Bill Getz

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USB devices not recognised or not working properly?


Try these steps to reinitialize your usb ports on your pc

1. Unplug ALL USB devices connected to the computer. If you are using a USB mouse and keyboard, temporarily use the older type PS/2 devices if you have them, if you don't then just leave them connected.

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8. Now go ahead and restart your pc.

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