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ps2 to usb adapter not working?

  trigger2 12:26 21 Dec 04
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i am trying to get my dell ps2 keyboard to work in a usb socket on my dell (win Xp)pc using a belkin ps2/usb plug in adapter.
but when connected up keyboard does'nt work (no lights...nothing).
if i try the keyboard a message appears on screen saying an unknown usb device has been detected prompting a seach for drivers which it can't find on the PC nor on dell Driver CD (key board works fine thro ps2 port).
[in case you're wondering i want to run 2 pc's from one keyboard/mouse/monitor using a belkin KVM
switch, which is all usb as is everything else except keyboard].
any ideas please?
thanks

  TomJerry 12:29 21 Dec 04

gener prcinple for any usb device

install software before you plug it in

uninstall (remove) unknow device and install software

  trigger2 12:39 21 Dec 04

adapter came without software ("plug and play" none required apparently)
driver for keyboard already installed on pc as key board works fine thro ps2 port

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