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I have a dell machine with windows home XP. The problem is I don't have a round socket to take the ps/2 port. Please advise. Many thanks.

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    Rabby V V May 11, 2010

    hi

    which one u want to connect, a keyboard or mouse

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Hi
try a PS/2 to USB converter which is easily available in the market.

good luck


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If what you want is to connect a ps/2 mouse/keyboard, then try a USB port type mouse/keyboard.

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