PS/2 Keyboard via USB converter problem

By Paul Congdon
Dec 29, 2005
  1. My PS/2 keyboard port went out, so I bought a USB->PS/2 converter and hooked-up the same keyboard. It sort-of works, but now my CTRL keys and arrow keys don't seem to work. I noticed that XP now thinks the keyboard is an HID keyboard instead of a 101/102 keyboard like it used to. Is there anyway to get my keyboard to work as it used to? Any help would be much appreciated...
  2. Paul Congdon

    Paul Congdon TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Fixed it

    never mind folks... I forgot to mention that the keyboard is also connected via a KVM switch and it seems that I needed to reset that to make things work correctly. Looks like all is well now... though I'm out of USB ports...
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