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Keyboard Please help me to solve my problem,my computer keyboard need to be unlock because I can not type onto

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  • jfrechette4 Nov 27, 2008

    i have a hp compaq computer and am trying to install a hp multi-media keyboard (ps2) to it. i have the software, but i get a pop up telling me i have to be logged in as administrator. i am administrator (?)
    hope you can help me with this problem.


  • indian1 Mar 15, 2009

    microsoft wireless laser keyboard is locked. batteries are new and i have notice the F button on the transmitter is on and cannot turn it off because the keyboard wont work. mouse still works fine. Have disconnected transmitter, uninstalled software for it then re-installed and reconnected  it to no avail. F light on transmitter stil came on, mouse still worked fine

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Usually computer keyboards are not locked. The problem which you're facing it due to the non-recognition of the keyboard by your computer. You should shut down your computer, switched off the power supply then remove the keyboard connectors and plug them again. Then you should on your computer and your problem will be solved.
If you'd still face problem then go to My Computer>Control Panel>Keyboard>Hardware settings> Troubleshoot. And your problem will be solved.

or

Remove any special drivers for your keyboard/mouse (if you have any drivers other than the normal windows drivers), then remove keyboard and mouse from the device manager.

Reboot the machine and let windows refind them and install the default mice/keyboard drivers. Don't mess with any other fancy drivers to support extra mouse buttons or anything until you know you are working at this "basic" level.

Leave it like this for a few days to see if it works ok. If this works, then my guess is its a driver problem....be very careful if you install additional drivers. If it still does not work ok, since you say you've tried the keyboard on other computers, then I might suspect the ps2 port has gone south. That would be bad, because that would require a motherboard RMA/change.

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