Keyboard no longer working

  Axii9 17:00 01 Sep 07

I recently did a re-install of Windows XP. Now my keyboard has stopped working.

It lights up briefly when I connect it at the back. But then nothing, caps lock etc don't work either.

It was fine before.

I was thinking ofdownloading drives but I shouldn't need them if using XP, right?

The keyboard is a Compaq SK-2850C.

  martan 17:20 01 Sep 07

hi axii9
when you reinstalled xp did you accept the keyboard english or american martan

  tullie 17:20 01 Sep 07

Is it USB or PS/2

  ambra4 17:20 01 Sep 07

Yes you need to install the driver

You can download the driver from there sites or from the cd that came with keyboard

click here

  Axii9 18:23 01 Sep 07

I accepted UK English

It's the one with pins -ps/2 I assume

  Axii9 18:36 01 Sep 07


I have found the driver on the Net. Thanks.

  Axii9 18:37 01 Sep 07

Hmmm. The website says that the drive ris compatible with a few operating systems, all except XP!

  martan 18:18 03 Sep 07

hi axii9
you are correct on pins -ps/2 cant think of anything else sorry

  martan 18:25 03 Sep 07

hi axii9
if you click on ambra4 link look for click on 166 and you will find the driver for your keyboard

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