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Logitech Ultra-Flat Keyboard not recognised by system

I have attached a Logitech Ultra-Flat Keyboard to mt Toshiba Satellite Laptop and whilst the keyboard is recognised on start-up (i.e.e able to enter password successfully via the keyboard) thereafter the system fails to recognise the keyboard is attached and all keyboard keys have no effect.

I am operating XP update with all current MS fixes including SP3.

Anyone got any suggestions (apart from buying another keyboard etc.........)

Many thanks

Dave W

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